DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Red Wings and city officials have announced a $650 million plan for a new arena for the NHL team in the city's downtown entertainment and sports district. The project was announcedget more >>
Red Wings and Tigers owner Mike Ilitch has long said that he wants a replacement for the 32-year-old Joe Louis Arenaget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)- A fire broke out early Wednesday morning on the 300 block of Francis Avenue in Lansing. That is near U.S. 127 between Saginaw Street and Michigan Avenue. The fire started shortlyget more >>
After a fire broke out in Lansing, residents were evacuated and a part of Francis Avenue was blocked off.get more >>
Crime Stoppers of Mid-Michigan are asking for the public's help in identifying two separate cases. On Monday night and Tuesday morning, police responded to two robberies in the 1900 block of E. Kalamazoo.get more >>
If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 517-483-STOPget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - One person is injured and another is in custody after an assault Monday. Officials were called to the 1300 block of Knollwood around 5:30a.m., but the incident has continued intoget more >>
Lansing police say a woman in her early 20s was assaulted at a home in the 1300 block of Knollwood on Monday.get more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)- Hundreds of people are expected to rally at the state capitol Wednesday all in the name of education. K-12 students, parents, educators and legislators plan to be there as wellget more >>
Hundreds of people came to the state capitol Wednesday all in the name of education.get more >>
EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - Here's some ugly news: a new study done by Michigan State University shows that getting picked on and bullied doesn't just end in high school. The study showed that peopleget more >>
The study showed that people who are considered unattractive are more likely to be bullied at workget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - The man killed over the weekend at a strip club has been identified as Christopher Michael Goins, 21, of Lansing. Goins was found at Centerfolds Strip Club with a gunshot woundget more >>
Officials say they have a few leads, but no one in custodyget more >>
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (WLNS) - The family practice doctor out of Charlotte charged with sexual misconduct is expected to take the stand for his own trial. Several alleged victims and expert witnesses for bothget more >>
Hallak is charged with 11 counts of criminal sexual conductget more >>
JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS)- A Jackson man is in the hospital after being stabbed multiple times Tuesday night. It happened just after 8 P.M. on the 300 block of Wilkins Street in Jackson. Where officialsget more >>
A 31-year-old female is in custody after allegedly stabbing a 50-year-old man multiple timesget more >>
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State University is proposing to charge juniors and seniors more than other undergraduate students. Trustees on Friday will consider raising tuition by 3.6 percentget more >>
Michigan State University is proposing to charge juniors and seniors more than other undergraduate studentsget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - One local civil rights group decided what would have been Rosa Parks' 100th birthday was the perfect day to mark their continued fight for equality.
Secretary of the State of Michigan Ruth Johnson announced that the state will allow Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students the ability to get a drivers license.
DACA refers to an executive order signed last summer by President Obama. The move by Johnson supposedly came after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security clarified DACA to grant a two-year legal status for those who qualify. It also allows them to apply for a driver's license starting on February 19.
In order to qualify for DACA status individuals need:
To be under 31 as of June 15, 2012
Arrived in the U.S. Under age 16
Be in school, graduated from high school, have a GED or an honorable discharge from service among other qualifications
Father Fred Thelen and his group Action of Greater Lansing also announced the launch the "dream for all" campaign. The group, in partnership with National Organization Gamaliel, pushes for comprehensive immigration reform. They are pushing for a path to citizenship first and foremost and Father Thelen says the legislators they have met with applaud their efforts.
"They supported us and really encouraged us to build grassroots support so that we can be approaching this from both the grassroots and national level to convince everyone that this is the right thing for America as well as for the immigrants," said Father Thelen.
Action of Greater Lansing will also hold a conference on March 16 to educate the community further on immigration reform.
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