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Lansing got a new chief of police in August. Daryl Green took over following the retirement of his predecessor, Mike Yankowski.

WKAR’s Scott Pohl spoke with Daryl Green about his rise to the job of police chief in Lansing, and the aftermath of a video showing a young suspect being struck by Lansing police officers during an arrest this summer.


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A man who authorities say set a fire in Michigan that killed his mother and sister has been sentenced to 39 to 75 years in prison.

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Under a new package of bills in the state Senate people on probation or in prison for marijuana related crimes could have their sentences reduced or eliminated.


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A state House committee is considering changes to the law that requires juveniles charged with serious crimes in Michigan to be tried and sentenced as adults. Capitol Correspondent Rick Pluta reports.


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Michigan State University's Police Department reported ten break-ins in one residence hall. Half of those crimes occurred during the week of spring break.

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Authorities say a shooting at a motorcycle club in Detroit has left three men wounded.

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Michigan will have stiffer penalties for animal abuse through legislation signed by former Gov. Rick Snyder.

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Some lawmakers in Lansing want to finish what they started last year when it comes to police taking property.


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A Detroit man convicted of murder and other charges in a 2017 shooting at a Lansing barbershop that left one man dead has been sentenced to life in prison.

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Authorities say a woman was reportedly shot before a man led police on a chase that ended in a shooting along a Detroit-area freeway.

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