Michigan State Police and the Department of Corrections are investigating after an employee was beaten up at a Jackson prison. It happened at the G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility on Wednesday night. Aget more >>
Police are asking the public for help finding a man who robbed a bank Friday morning. It happened at the Independent Bank at 1245 East Grand River in Williamston just before 10:30 a.m. Meridian Townshipget more >>
Bank robbed in Williamston on Friday morningget more >>
The Eaton County Sheriff's Department had its hands full with meth labs last night. Deputies went to two busts - one in Charlotte and the other in Windsor Township. There was a third bust, in which copsget more >>
Police in Eaton County are looking for three people who they say broke into a home, tied up the owner, and stole several items from the house. It happened around 2 a.m. on Friday along the 1400 blockget more >>
Officials got the call just before 7 P.M. Tuesday night to the Mason State Bank on Cedar Street in Mason, where they say a bank robbery took place. It was reported that the male suspect came in justget more >>
A male suspect came into a bank in Mason just before closing with a handgun and demanded money from an employee.get more >>
Police believe two sisters are the brains behind a home invasion in Holt earlier this month. Police say two Lansing men broke into a home in the 1800 block of Schoolcraft, tied-up the homeowner, and stoleget more >>
Both face numerous charges for home invasionget more >>
Hazardous material was found in a home on Lansing's south side after a police raid late Wednesday night. There were 180 Pounds of hazardous waste found inside the home on Valencia Street, along withget more >>
There were 180 Pounds of hazardous waste found inside the home on Valencia Street, along with 25 prior One Pot Meth, and 62 gas generators.get more >>
Two suspects are in custody after Eaton County Sheriff's Officials responded to a home with possible methamphetamine activity. According to officials they located components used in the manufacturingget more >>
Officials located components used in making meth, numerous one pot meth labs, potted marijuana plants, and a loaded hand gun.get more >>
It's been three days since Eric Ramsey, a thirty-year-old Mount Pleasant man was shot and killed by police after kidnapping a Central Michigan student right from campus and sexually assaulting her.
That horrifying incident has college students across the state talking about safety on their campses, including MSU's.
"I think it's something that can happen anywhere," said MSU Junior Jenna Virant.
Virant says she can never be too careful.
"No one thinks it could happen to them personally," Virant said, "but I think it's definitely a possibility.'"
In terms of keeping students safe, Maia Rowles says, she's happy with the university's efforts.
"Definitely, they take adequate measures. They actually require that we all attend an awareness seminar when you're a freshman," Rowles says.
That's not the only thing the university has done in an effort to keep students safe, they've also placed emergency phones all across campus.
One MSU police sargent says the emergency phone system has been re-vamped and improved within the past few years, making students in distress a little safer.
Students say, regardless, that it is essential they take extra precautions to stay safe.
"Being with somebody's really important. trying not to be by yourself and not walking out to late, just being aware of your surroundings."
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