crime http://wkar.org en LSJ reporter updates shooting details http://wkar.org/post/lsj-reporter-updates-shooting-details <p></p><p></p><p>Authorities have charged a man who is suspected in the shooting deaths of two people yesterday: one in Lansing Township and the other in East Lansing. Only about 15 minutes separated the attacks. The first took the life of a 35-year old man who worked at a Rite Aid pharmacy on East Saginaw Street near Frandor. The second killed another man at a nearby duplex on Coolidge Road in East Lansing. Tue, 13 May 2014 15:16:38 +0000 Mark Bashore 53612 at http://wkar.org LSJ reporter updates shooting details MSU cybercrime expert looks at hierarchy of hackers http://wkar.org/post/msu-cybercrime-expert-looks-hierarchy-hackers <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">L<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:#222222;background-color:#ffffff;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">ast December, some high tech grinches tried to steal Christmas for one major retailer. Computer hackers broke into the Target Corporation mainframe and downloaded some 40-million credit card numbers. &nbsp;<a href="https://corporate.target.com/about/shopping-experience/payment-card-issue-FAQ">The breach</a> was executed despite the fact that Target had installed malware detection software months before.</span> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:47:57 +0000 Kevin Lavery 50938 at http://wkar.org MSU cybercrime expert looks at hierarchy of hackers Kosgar Lado case: Innocent of murder, in trouble for false confession http://wkar.org/post/kosgar-lado-case-innocent-murder-trouble-false-confession <p></p><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Georgia;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Last week, the <a href="http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/">Lansing State Journal</a> wrote about the case of a 21-year old mentally ill man named Kosgar Lado who falsely confessed under police interrogation to a murder that took place in Lansing last June. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 19:35:27 +0000 Current State 48876 at http://wkar.org Kosgar Lado case: Innocent of murder, in trouble for false confession Current State #62 | April 9, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-62-april-9-2013 <p></p><p>Today on&nbsp;<em>Current State</em>: MSU plant biologist's expertise plays major role in criminal investigation; &nbsp;lead poisoning down in &nbsp;Detroit, but so is funding for lead cleanup;&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">and iPad periodical developed by </span>MSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> journalism students.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:04:24 +0000 Current State 33990 at http://wkar.org MSU botanist aids murder investigation http://wkar.org/post/msu-botanist-aids-murder-investigation <p></p><p><span style="font-family: Cambria, serif; line-height: 1.15;">A Michigan State University plant biology professor is playing a unique role in piecing together a tragic West Michigan crime. &nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.plantbiology.msu.edu/faculty/faculty-research/frank-w-telewski/" style="font-family: Cambria, serif; line-height: 1.15;">Dr. Frank Telewski</a><span style="font-family: Cambria, serif; line-height: 1.15;"> is part of an effort to locate a </span>Ludington<span style="font-family: Cambria, serif; line-height: 1.15;"> infant who was abducted and likely killed by her father in 2011. &nbsp;</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.2in; line-height: 15.75pt;"><br><span style="font-family: Cambria, serif;"><span style="white-space: pre-wrap">Telewski</span> and other professionals have analyzed bits of plant material from the suspect’s shoes in an attempt to find the location of four-month-old’s remains. Using the findings, investigators plan to narrow the search this summer. &nbsp;</span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.2in; line-height: 15.75pt;"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Georgia, serif;"><o:p></o:p></span></p><p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 16:56:38 +0000 Current State 33989 at http://wkar.org MSU botanist aids murder investigation No cold case list at LPD, reports Lansing City Pulse http://wkar.org/post/no-cold-case-list-lpd-reports-lansing-city-pulse <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The latest edition of the </span><a href="http://www.lansingcitypulse.com/lansing/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Lansing City Pulse</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is out today and one of the main stories is quite an interesting one.</span></p><p></p><p>In the process of reporting what they thought would be a rather straightforward piece that intended to highlight some of the Lansing Police Department’s cold homicide cases, <em>City Pulse</em> reporters Rich Tupica and Steve Miller discovered that the LPD, unlike many other police departments across the country, does not have such a cold case list readily available. This surprised them, so they changed their story to find out why.</p><p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 16:52:19 +0000 Current State 32613 at http://wkar.org No cold case list at LPD, reports Lansing City Pulse Ex-Con Charged With Murdering Daughter, 3 months http://wkar.org/post/ex-con-charged-murdering-daughter-3-months <p>Lansing police say a 37-year-old ex-convict has been arrested on murder and abuse charges in the death of his 3-month-old daughter.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 23:18:14 +0000 The Associated Press 29261 at http://wkar.org Ex-Con Charged With Murdering Daughter, 3 months Lansing Officials Report 12 Homicides In 2012 http://wkar.org/post/lansing-officials-report-12-homicides-2012 <p>Lansing officials say the city had 12 homicides last year, the most since 2008 when it had the same number.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 21:43:41 +0000 The Associated Press 29178 at http://wkar.org Lansing Officials Report 12 Homicides In 2012 East Lansing Crime Leads To Likely Reform http://wkar.org/post/east-lansing-crime-leads-likely-reform <p>Twelve years after a tragic East Lansing crime went unpunished, Michigan elected officials want to reform a key law.&nbsp; Before the end of the year, Governor Rick Snyder is expected to sign “Brandon D’Annunzio’s Law.”&nbsp; The 24 year old was attacked in downtown East Lansing in 2000 and later died of his injuries.&nbsp; WKAR’s Mark Bashore spoke with the young man’s mother about her efforts to get the measure passed.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Mark Bashore 27424 at http://wkar.org East Lansing Crime Leads To Likely Reform MI. Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty http://wkar.org/post/mi-shooting-suspect-pleads-not-guilty <p>A man arrested in a shooting spree that targeted motorists in southeastern Michigan has pleaded not guilty to eight counts of attempted murder.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 23:05:29 +0000 The Associated Press 26722 at http://wkar.org MI. Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty Police Have Suspect in Capitol Building Graffiti Incident http://wkar.org/post/police-have-suspect-capitol-building-graffiti-incident <p>Police say they’ve zeroed-in on the person who defaced the state Capitol building last week with spray paint. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 23:05:00 +0000 Jake Neher 23691 at http://wkar.org Police Have Suspect in Capitol Building Graffiti Incident Wide Variation Found in Drunk Driving Arrest Rates http://wkar.org/post/wide-variation-found-drunk-driving-arrest-rates <p>A news organization has found wide variations in the rates of drunken driving arrests among Michigan police agencies, with the hometowns of Michigan State University and the University of Michigan showing one of the sharpest contrasts. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 22:45:59 +0000 The Associated Press 23687 at http://wkar.org Wide Variation Found in Drunk Driving Arrest Rates Capitol Building Vandalized Overnight http://wkar.org/post/capitol-building-vandalized-overnight <p>State police are trying to find who is responsible for vandalizing the state Capitol building early Thursday morning. Facilities workers say the damage is the worst they’ve seen in decades. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 22:45:22 +0000 Jake Neher 23515 at http://wkar.org Capitol Building Vandalized Overnight ELPD: Religion Not Motive in Jewish Student Attack http://wkar.org/post/elpd-religion-not-motive-jewish-student-attack <p>Police say a Michigan State University student's Jewish religion doesn't appear to have been a factor in his assault at an off-campus party. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 22:31:12 +0000 The Associated Press 23095 at http://wkar.org ELPD: Religion Not Motive in Jewish Student Attack EL Police Doubt 'Religious Hatred' Fueled Assault on Jewish MSU Student http://wkar.org/post/el-police-doubt-religious-hatred-fueled-assault-jewish-msu-student <p>A Jewish student at Michigan State University says his jaw was broken in an attack by two assailants who he says displayed "religious hatred."</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 22:38:04 +0000 The Associated Press 23029 at http://wkar.org EL Police Doubt 'Religious Hatred' Fueled Assault on Jewish MSU Student Schuette Charges Four McCotter Staffers with Fraud http://wkar.org/post/schuette-charges-four-mccotter-staffers-fraud <p>The Michigan Attorney General has charged four people with conspiring to commit election fraud.</p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 22:17:14 +0000 Michigan Radio: Sarah Cwiek 21999 at http://wkar.org Schuette Charges Four McCotter Staffers with Fraud U.S. High Court Ruling Gives Some Hope of Parole to Juvenile Lifers http://wkar.org/post/us-high-court-ruling-gives-some-hope-parole-juvenile-lifers <p>The U. S. Supreme Court has struck down state laws like one in Michigan that automatically sends some juveniles to prison for life with no chance of parole.</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 22:25:49 +0000 Rick Pluta 19538 at http://wkar.org U.S. High Court Ruling Gives Some Hope of Parole to Juvenile Lifers Lansing Teen Receives Delayed Sentence in Murder Case http://wkar.org/post/lansing-teen-receives-delayed-sentence-murder-case <p>An Ingham County judge has issued a delayed sentence against a Lansing teen convicted of a 2010 murder. Fri, 13 Apr 2012 20:10:19 +0000 Kevin Lavery 15737 at http://wkar.org Lansing Teen Receives Delayed Sentence in Murder Case Lansing Clergyman Urges Just Sentence in Juvenile’s Murder Case http://wkar.org/post/lansing-clergyman-urges-just-sentence-juvenile-s-murder-case <p>A prominent Lansing clergyman is calling on an Ingham County judge to be lenient in his sentencing of a juvenile convicted of murder.&nbsp; The pastor and the teen&rsquo;s mother say Charles T. Lewis, Jr. should not receive life without parole.&nbsp; Tue, 03 Apr 2012 18:53:14 +0000 Kevin Lavery 15201 at http://wkar.org Lansing Clergyman Urges Just Sentence in Juvenile’s Murder Case Schuette Still Pushing for 1000 New Cops http://wkar.org/post/schuette-still-pushing-1000-new-cops <p>Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says he still hopes the Legislature will approve his proposal for one thousand new police officers to be hired in the state. Tue, 14 Feb 2012 23:45:25 +0000 Laura Weber 12518 at http://wkar.org Schuette Still Pushing for 1000 New Cops