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Recent articles by Kara:

One in custody after bomb threat evacuates Stockbridge High School

High school students were sent to the fire station on Clinton Street after officials discovered the threat. → Read More

Police release ID of elderly East Lansing couple killed in fiery crash on I-96

Officials do not know why the SUV left the road, or what caused the fire. They are waiting on autopsy results to come back. → Read More

Police: MSU student lured man to his dorm to meet quarterback, then raped him

Aaron Gerard is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct, attempted sexual assault and kidnapping. → Read More

It's the most wonderful time of the year after all, as Lansing's downtown ornaments return

The sculpture was destroyed in 2018 in a hit-and-run crash. The city initially said it would not be replacing the bulbs. → Read More

'They simply wanted Ammar dead': Trial for man charged in Holt ax murder begins

Jacob Ficher and his girlfriend, Bdour Al-Yasari, both are charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder in Ingham County. → Read More

Charlotte woman: Criminal charge for not returning 2 library books is 'overkill'

Mindy Jones is charged with misdemeanor failure to return rental property, punishable by up to 93 days in jail or a $500 fine. → Read More

Teen charged with 'careless discharge' of weapon in connection with Lansing shooting death

Anthony Gonzales, 17, was charged Tuesday with careless discharge of a weapon causing death or injury. → Read More

3 kids killed, 4 others injured in overnight house fire in north Lansing

Multiple people were killed and injured in a house fire early Wednesday, officials said. → Read More

Lansing police want to hear your thoughts on community safety in light of recent shootings

The meeting is at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Highland Cooperative Office, 6924 Haag Road in Lansing. → Read More

Eastbound I-96 exit near Stockbridge Road, M-52 closed due to crash

The Stockbridge Road/M-52 exit from I-96 will be closed until further notice. → Read More

Former Lansing first-grade teacher sentenced for video recording sexual abuse of toddler

Audra Mabel was sentenced Oct. 21 to almost 22 years in prison and 10 years of supervised release for sexual exploitation of a minor. → Read More

At least 1 child critically injured after rollover crash in Lansing Township

The driver of a SUV lost control on West St. Joseph Street near the ramp leading from St. Joseph to Malcom X Street. → Read More

Police release name of Jackson man killed in Lansing shooting that wounded 4 others

Police said Monday two of the four people hospitalized after a shooting on Sunday that left one dead and four wounded have left the hospital. → Read More

Four people significantly injured in 2-vehicle crash in Onondaga Township

Police were called to the intersection at Kinneville and Onondaga Road and had to extricate several people from the vehicles. → Read More

Two Lansing men charged with armed robbery spree at 8 spots in Ingham County

Jay Zollicoffer, 41, and Marco Jackson, 37, were charged with nine and seven counts of armed robbery, respectively. → Read More

Woman charged with lover's death in attempted murder-suicide in Owosso

Jennifer Monroe is in custody in the Shiawassee County Jail with no bond. → Read More

Extra security in place at Mason High School after threat made against school

Classes at the high school will continue as normal, but there will be a police presence on campus. → Read More

Bicyclist seriously injured after striking vehicle in Eaton Rapids, police say

When the man was taken to the hospital Wednesday night in serious condition, Eaton Rapids Chief Larry Weeks said. → Read More

Inmate who jumped from jail transport van in Lansing dies from injuries

He was not struck by a vehicle; his injuries were all sustained in the jump from the van, according to the news release. → Read More

Man dead in two-vehicle crash in Delta Township

Two other people, both of whom were in the other vehicle, were taken to an area hospital for treatment. Nesbitt said their conditions are unknown. → Read More