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 >>
A woman who once appeared on the Dr. Phil show for having an overweight child was back in court on Thursday. Amanda Redman faces charges for rolling on top her 27-day-old daughter and suffocating theget more >>
Accused of being drunk, rolling onto month-old babyget more >>
A Lansing woman will not face charges after stabbing and killing a man last year. Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings says the 52-year-old woman was defending herself when she killed Anthony Woodruffget more >>
Says drunk 6 foot 4 man assaulted 5 foot tall woman in her own apartmentget 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 >>
The last time they installed new carpeting in the Michigan House and Senate, John Engler was governor. Years later, under Governor Jennifer Granholm, there was talk of replacing the carpet, but it wasget more >>
Carpet, held together with tape, is more than 20 years old.get more >>
This May 22, 2013 picture shows Jory Green, one of the three men who helped rescue a woman by breaking windows out of a pickup truck that slammed into a home on Jolly near Cedar.
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – A woman who police say lost control of her pickup truck Wednesday and slammed into a home on Jolly Road near Cedar in south Lansing has several people to thank, including threeget more >>
Three passersby broke out windows to help rescue the victim pinned insideget more >>
Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero has vetoed the entire budget. The Lansing City Council passed the budget on Monday after making several substantial changes to the mayor's budget. The biggest change was howget more >>
Imagine living next to a fire station. You might feel pretty secure if something were to happen to you or your home. But what if, when your house caught fire, the firefighters next door didn't respondget more >>
Manager says residents rejected millage that would keep firefighters closerget more >>
A supreme court ruling may pave the way for changing Michigan law for medical marijuana card holders, caught driving under the influence.get more >>
A supreme court ruling may pave the way for changing Michigan law for medical marijuana card holders, caught driving under the influence. Tuesday the state's highest court ruled that police must proveget more >>
Mayor Bernero decided to veto city council's entire budget for the 2014 fiscal year, a move that upset some council members.get more >>
Lansing's Mayor Virg Bernero said he had his veto pen ready Monday night and Thursday he used it in a big way. Mayor Bernero decided to veto city council's entire budget for the 2014 fiscal year, a moveget more >>
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - New government numbers out Tuesday show union membership in Michigan is down slightly from last year, but not for everyone. Some unions in the Mid-Michigan area are now bracing for what they say could be crippling changes once Right-to-Work takes effect.
The Department of Labor says union membership is down to 16.6 percent of the state's workforce for 2012--a drop from the 17.5 percent reported in 2011.
"Unions are under attack. Particularly public unions. Across the country and in this state," said Mel Grieshaber, executive director at Michigan Corrections Organization.
But despite declining state-wide numbers, some in our area say they're seeing changes in the opposite direction.
"Actually, it's went the other way for us. As we added a second shift with the ATS Cadillac," said Mike Green, president at the UAW Local 652. "I have yet to see a job come in because of Right-to-Work. It won't bring one good-paying jobs, we know that. The only thing that's coming in now are our negotiated jobs through unions.
"We're not going away. We didn't get here by not fighting for what we have. Nobody gave us anything. Everything we have has been bargained, everything has been fought for. I think what people forget is that people bled, people died over what unions formed under."
Michigan's union membership is above the national average, which also fell, but stands at 1.3 percent of wage and salary workers.
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