LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - When you take your pet to the vet, you expect a healthy and safe return, but for a Lansing family, the visit ended in heart break when they found their dog dead on the side of theget more >>
Mireles took his family dog to Comprehensive Animal Hospital for surgery with Dr. Agbonaget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – A pawn shop owner in south Lansing caught a thief on-camera stealing more than $2,000 worth of diamond jewelry from his store, while the thief's three accomplices kept the storeget more >>
Surveillance video catches a suspected thief stealing more than $2,000 worth of diamond jewelry from a Lansing pawn shopget more >>
JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS) - The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is looking for information on a man they say stole several firearms and silencers. It happened on May 8 at the Schupback'sget more >>
They say after the store closed, a man came out of hiding and stole several firearms and silencersget more >>
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (WLNS) - Orion Donaldson moved to Oklahoma City just a few months ago from his hometown of Mason. Today, he's left facing the damage and destruction done just a few miles away in Mooreget more >>
Even though his roots are in mid-Michigan, he says he'll be heading to Moore this weekend to help clean up his new neighborsget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – The office of the Michigan attorney general has filed a lawsuit against a Lansing-based production company for failing to pay thousands of dollars in employee wages. Accordingget more >>
The Michigan attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against a Lansing-based production company for failing to pay thousands of dollars in employee wagesget more >>
The Michigan Supreme Court says medical marijuana users aren't automatically breaking the law if they're caught driving after using the drug. The court on Tuesday unanimously overturned an appeals courtget more >>
Police must show medical marijuana users actually "under the influence"get more >>
Crime Stoppers of Mid-Michigan is asking for the public's help in one incident and locating two men wanted for felonies. On Thursday, March 7 around 11:30p.m., officers were dispatched to the 200 blockget more >>
If you have any information, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers at 517-483-STOPget more >>
Some 300 people in Jackson filed a petition, saying it was a plan that just wreaked and was plain dirty. And Tuesday city council made a clean move in terms of their trash removal. By a five to one vote,get more >>
Some 300 people in Jackson filed a petition, saying it was a plan that just wreaked and was plain dirty. get more >>
JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS) - A 30-year-old woman could be in front of a judge Monday to face charges for the death of a man believed to be her boyfriend. Officials say the incident happened Saturday at anget more >>
Neighbors commented that the suspect and the victim had a noticeably abusive relationshipget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – More than 200 new jobs are coming to the General Motors Lansing Grand River Plant, the company announced on Monday. General Motors says the new jobs will be the result of a $44.5get more >>
GM says it plans to pump $44.5 million into building a new facility, leading to 200 additional jobsget more >>
It may never be known whether Pope Benedict's resignation had anything to do with increasing cases of child sexual abuse within the clergy.
Nick Perreault spoke to a victim who says he was abused by a priest in the 50's he believes the resignation is coincidental, but hopes the it will bring a change to the church.
"The era of cover up and conspiracy in the Catholic church has to end," said Greg Guggemos.
It's something Greg Guggemos says he unfortunately witnessed first hand.
In 2010 he received a settlement from the Diocese of Lansing after he alleged that Monsignor John Slowey assaulted him in the 50's, while he was living at the St. Vincent orphanage.
"Did the church ever admit to Slowey abusing me or that they had any information in their files that he abused me, the answer is no," Guggemos said.
Denial is something that Guggemos says the church and it's leaders, including Pope Benedict XVI have held onto for far too long.
"He's had an opportunity to take the necessary steps to put some transparency in the church and he hasn't done so."
To bring the dark truth of child sex abuse cases in the church to light.
"Imagine the shock waves and hopes that would be generated in the waning days the Pope demoted, disciplined, or deproct even a handful of bishops, who are concealing child sex crimes," Guggemos said.
Because ultimately Guggemos says it's the children that are impacted the most.
"Step up to the plate, acknowledge what happened and make the records available, It will never change what happened to me, but all we can do is hope that it protects children on an on-going basis," Guggemos said.
And Guggemos hopes a new Pope will restore that transparency and credibility in the church that he says has been tarnished over the years.
Back in 2010, the Diocese of Lansing said it's not that Greg Guggemos's allegations were false, they just didn't have a way of verifying it.
The priest involved passed away decades before the settlement.
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