Las Vegas

Emerald Morrow

  Former WLNS reporter Emerald Morrow talks with former colleague Al Martin about being in Las Vegas at the time of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Morrow was in Vegas attending wedding at the time. 

 

 


This week on Current State: new efforts to make sure every sexual assault evidence kit in Michigan is tested; advice if your child is frightened by the Las Vegas massacre; meet college students doing good deeds in the face of bad news; learn about the application process for Medical Marijuana businesses in Lansing; learn how people with disabilities are enjoying recreation along the Great Lakes; the MSU/Michigan rivalry helping students with disabilities; find out the surprising places where "Sparty" shows up; and we salute WKAR's Tony "El Chayo" Cervantes with an Hispanic Heritage Month salute.


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A suburban Detroit man who was shot in the leg in Las Vegas says he was greatly aided by an off-duty police officer and an off-duty nurse who stabilized his injury.

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WKAR's Brooke Allen talked with Lansing Licensed Professional Counselor Karen Massoll about discussing the Las Vegas mass shooting with your children. Bottom line you have to acknowledge their fears and reassure their safety. 


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The Washington Post reports the National Rifle Association donated $74,460 to the campaigns of Michigan congressmen.

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In the wake of Sunday night's mass shooting in Las Vegas, WKAR's Karel Vega spoke with retired Brigadier General Michael McDaniel about the possible fallout of the event. General McDaniel is also Associate Dean and Director of LL.M. in Homeland and National Security Law at Cooley Law School.


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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder (R) ordered flags around Lansing lowered tomorrow after the shooting that killed at least 58 in Las Vegas. 


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The massacre in Las Vegas is renewing the calls for changing gun laws in America.


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In the wake of Sunday’s deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, Michigan law enforcement agencies are reminding the community to be aware of their surroundings at public venues.


 

Current Sports | July 20, 2017

Jul 20, 2017
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O.J. Simpson; Parole Board Hearing For Stolen Memorabilia; O.J. Simpson Effect; MSU Football Record Predictions.


Current Sports | June 19, 2017

Jun 19, 2017
MSU League of Legends team photo
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U.S. Open; Brooks Koepka; Competitiveness in Sports; eSports; League of Legends; Noah Waltzer; Detroit Tigers; Petr Mrazek; Detroit Red Wings; Weekend Winners.


Current Sports | March 24, 2017

Mar 24, 2017
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March Madness; Sweet Sixteen; Michigan Men's Basketball; Derek Stevens; Reflection Friday; Michigan High School Basketball; ESPN Layoffs.


Denzel Valentine Q & A at Basketball Camp

Jul 27, 2016
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WKAR's Al Martin chats with former MSU hoop star Denzel Valentine at his first annual basketball camp at "Aim High" in Dimondale, MI.