Ingham County

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Capital Area Ingham County Alerts

UPDATED on Aug. 28 at Noon: Police found a suspect who fled after a brief standoff with sheriff's deputies in Ingham county.

watermelons
Phera Laster / Flickr Creative Commons

Crews had a hefty cleanup job after a crash involving a truck hauling watermelons in mid-Michigan.

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Wikimedia Commons

Gretchen Whitmer ha ganado la nominación Democrática para Gobernador de Michigan, venciendo a dos competidores para avanzar a la elección de noviembre para suceder al Gobernador Republicano, Rick Snyder.  

Courtesy / Ingham County Jail

Voters in Ingham County will be deciding on a ballot proposal to replace the 54-year-old county jail when they go to the polls in August. WKAR’s Katie Cook reports.

 


Ingham County Fire Departments Ban Open Fires

Jul 11, 2018
dry field in East Lansing
Vince Rogers / WKAR-MSU

Several fire departments in Ingham County are saying no to summer bonfires through the next few days. 

bridge and flood
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

The U.S. Small Business Administration is working with the state police and local emergency managers to conduct damage assessments following flooding last month in Michigan.

Jason Vlahos / WKAR-MSU

Today, Gov. Rick Snyder declared a state of disaster in Lansing, Grand Rapids and 17 Michigan counties. It follows the heavy rainfall and snowmelt that caused widespread flooding in late February.

Dennis Louney photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Last week, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners appointed Dennis Louney to represent the county’s tenth district on Lansing’s east side. The vacancy had been created by the resignation of Brian McGrain, who now runs the economic development and planning department in the city of Lansing.


Carol Siemon photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Ingham County Prosecutor Carol Siemon joined nearly three dozen prosecutors and law enforcement leaders across the country today to challenge the Trump administration on its anti-sanctuary cities stance.

 

scales of justice
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The Ingham County Circuit Court is developing a new approach towards helping juvenile victims of human trafficking. 

 


Eaton and Ingham County Election Results

Nov 7, 2017
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Eaton and Ingham County election results will be updated as results are made available. 


East Lansing voters photo
WKAR File Photo

Only a small fraction of registered voters voted in yesterday’s primary elections, either by going to the polls or voting absentee.

 

 

A "Vote Here" sign
File Photo / WKAR-MSU

Votes are rolling in during today’s primary elections, but how is voter turnout?

 


Power line worker image
WKAR Photo

There was a short power outage in parts of Ingham, Clinton, and Shiawassee counties this afternoon.


Skyler Ashley / WKAR-MSU

WKAR’s Katie Cook went for a stroll through the Ingham County fairgrounds to find out what the fair has to offer and what kids like best about it.


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