police officer driving car
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

Police officers in the state would follow stricter guidelines for body camera use under a law that passed through the State House of Representatives this week.



Luke Wilcox
Courtesy / Michigan Department of Education

Luke Wilcox of East Kentwood High School was named Michigan Teacher of the Year in a surprise assembly on Tuesday.

Current Sports | May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017
Rick Curti / Charlotte Bats

Michigan State; Detroit Tigers; NFL Celebrations;  NBA Playoffs; NHL Playoffs; Rick Curti; Minor Legaue Baseball; Charlotte Bats

Senator Debbie Stabenow
WKAR File Photo

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan is troubled by many aspects of the budget President Donald Trump has sent to Congress, notably the elimination of Great Lakes protection funding. “Overall," she says, "this budget makes no sense from a Michigan standpoint.”

Children car seats
Homeandgardners / Flickr

Graco Children's Products is recalling more than 25,000 car seats because the harness webbing can break in a crash and may not keep children restrained.

File photo / WKAR-MSU

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and his wife saw their income drop last year to about $375,000.

Michigan Senate
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Certain employees retired from government work would get a tax break under legislation up for likely approval in the Michigan Senate.

Mug shot
Courtesy / Lansing State Journal

A Michigan man has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and child abuse in the death of his 8-month-old daughter last year.

Candlelight Vigil Held For Lansing Man

May 24, 2017
A group of candles.
Photo by flickr user sapphire1412. / Flickr

Tonight, the Nuthouse Sports Grill will host a candlelight vigil for Kevin Wade Wirth, a 27-year-old Lansing man who was murdered over the weekend. His murder will mark Lansing's seventh homicide this year.

Police found Wirth's stabbed and beaten body in a home on East Kalamazoo Street around 7 a.m. Sunday morning, after responding to a burglar alarm. Police said that the murder was not random.

Dr. Herman standing in the foyer of the building
Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

Lansing’s Sparrow Hospital will soon have a brand new cancer center more than twice the size of its current 28,000 square foot center.



MSU sign
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

3 Michigan State players accused of assault violated policy. 


The Lansing City Council voted Monday to approve a needle exchange program aimed at reducing the spread of HIV and other infections.


Drug paraphernalia is considered illegal under Michigan state law, except in the case of needle exchange programs. The council’s decision last night put the city ordinance in line with that state law.


Current Sports | May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017
Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonio at a podium
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

MSU Sexual Assault Investigation; NBA Playoffs; NHL Playoffs; Baylor Sexual Assault; Manu Ginobili; 

East Lansing High School photo
Courtesy photo

The East Lansing Board of Education is poised to promote Acting Superintendent Dori Leyko to the job permanently.

Donald Trump photo
Gage Skidmore / flickr creative commons

The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly one-third, laying off thousands of employees while imposing dramatic cuts to clean air and water programs.