Kara Berg, Lansing StateJournal

Kara Berg

Lansing StateJournal

Holt, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Kara:

MSU to review sexual misconduct reports with no policy violation for inappropriate behavior

This step is among dozens of changes President Samuel Stanley’s administration has made to improve the university’s response to sexual misconduct. → Read More

COVID-19 spread fast in Michigan prisons. Advocates say they should be prioritized for vaccine

Despite prisoners' increased exposure to coronavirus, they are not among the groups Michigan has prioritized for the COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

Sparrow Hospital offers COVID-19 vaccines to people older than 70, essential workers

The COVID-19 vaccines will be distributed at the Sparrow Laboratories Drive-Thru site at the Frandor Shopping Center. → Read More

Michigan Capitol protest in Lansing: Police outnumbered protesters; expected armed demonstration wraps within hours

After preparing for major protest, Lansing has quiet Sunday. But threats remain, police say. → Read More

Boarded windows, fencing and National Guard: 'Unprecedented' preparation for Sunday protests

Gov. Whitmer activated the National Guard and 6-foot-high fencing is going up around the Capitol Friday and government buildings are being boarded up ahead of a Sunday protest. → Read More

Two former Ingham County officials charged with misconduct in Flint water crisis

The Michigan Attorney General's Office announced charges Thursday against former Gov. Rick Snyder, as well as Jerry Ambrose and Darnell Earley. → Read More

Police identify Mason man, 49, killed in Aurelius Twp. crash

Anyone with information about the crash can call the sheriff's office at 517-676-8248. → Read More

First Black woman elected as chair of ethics board for Michigan judges

Judge Karen Fort Hood, who sits on the Michigan Court of Appeals, was elected as the JTC chairperson. → Read More

Man, 52, seriously injured in weekend shooting in Lansing

No one is in custody in connection to the shooting, police said. The shooting remains under investigation. → Read More

Lansing man, 16-year-old son were shot 5 months apart. Their family sees it as a call to action

Ronnie Gray and his son are two of nearly 70 people who were shot in Lansing in 2020. → Read More

Lansing man charged with murder in Wednesday stabbing death

Troy Jenks is accused of killing Darrell Leon Gains, 37, early Wednesday in the 3300 block of Young Avenue, Merritt said. → Read More

Charlotte man charged with Capitol bomb threat 'upset with the current political climate'

Michael Varrone, 48, was charged with false report or threat of a bomb and two counts of false report or threat of terrorism. → Read More

Police: Lansing man injured in shooting on city's north side

Police don't believe the shooting was random, Merritt said. The victim and suspect know each other. → Read More

COLD CASE: Mason man charged with 2008 murder of missing MSU student

Krista Lueth disappeared in November 2008. Police have long suspected Brad Cournaya, who is now charged with murder, as her killer. → Read More

Lansing police ID man fatally stabbed in city's first homicide of year

Darrell Leon Gains, 37, was killed early Wednesday in the 3300 block of Young Avenue, Public Information Director Robert Merritt said. → Read More

Michigan Capitol closed due to threat, senators say

The Michigan Capitol is closed because of a threat, Sen. Curtis Hertel, D-East Lansing, tweeted Thursday morning. → Read More

Police: Lansing man, 93, beaten to death by son's friend

Micah Davis is charged with home invasion, two counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm and two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon → Read More

East Lansing launches crowdfunding campaign to make safe areas to socialize, shop downtown

Additions will include new market space, increased seating, light installations, art displays and city programming, according to the news release. → Read More

Man fatally stabbed in Lansing's first homicide of 2021

Lansing police were called at 2:19 a.m. Wednesday to the 3300 block of Young Avenue on a report of a stabbing → Read More

Lansing church raises money for parishioner whose father was killed in home invasion

Emiliano Hernandez Sr., 93, was killed after he was assaulted during a home invasion Dec. 30 in the in the 1700 block of North High Street in Lansing. → Read More