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Lansing Gas Station Lowers Gas to $2.38 For Just One Hour

The price of gas was lowered to a mid-January level for one hour at a Lansing-area gas station and cars lined up to take advantage of the deal. Although a political activist group was behind the stunt, those who cashed in on the deal didn't care why they were able to fill up at a deeply-discounted rate - and some weren't even aware of the reason behind the temporary low price of just $2.38 per gallon.
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Pot shop takes over old credit union — drive-thru window and all

Lansing is on the fast track to regaining its title as the Cannabis Capital of Michigan this summer with yet another dispensary opening its doors here this month — this time with a shop called Herbana, which opened June 17 without much fanfare on Saginaw Street, just west of Famous Taco. Its arrival got a bit louder with a grand opening celebration over the weekend.

College Basketball World Reacts To Gonzaga, Michigan State Game

For the first time in a decade college basketball powers Gonzaga and Michigan State will meet. And even better, it'll be the next installation of the Carrier Classic. Per CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein, "Gonzaga and Michigan State are now finalizing plans to play a neutral site game on an aircraft carrier in San Diego on Veterans Day (11/11), according to multiple sources."

Cheap gas prices cause chaos in Delta Township

DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WILX) - A political stunt had people lining up Tuesday afternoon to get a deal on a gallon of gasoline. The nonpartisan, nonprofit organization Americans for Prosperity launched the $2.38 bargain for just an hour at a Delta Township gas station. The Shell station, located on the corner of West Saginaw Highway and Commercial Drive, was long. It extended past the Lowe’s Home Improvement on Marketplace Boulevard.

Lansing Housing Commission draws criticism over sale

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Activists with concerns over housing conditions at low income homes across the city made their voices heard Wednesday night at a Lansing Housing Commission meeting. The meeting was heated, as speakers and board members went head to head on several issues. As the LHC is prepared to submit an application to […]

Eye Candy of the Week: Auto-Owners new building

This week’s Eye Candy is the new Auto-Owners Insurance Co. building, which is on the company’s South Campus. Tucked away near Creyts Road and I496 in Delta Township, the 250,000-square-foot office building was completed this spring and is expected to accommodate 900 employees for the growing Lansing-based insurance company.

Home damaged after car crash

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Last week, a car smashed into a woman’s home in Lansing, and now she and her five grandkids need a place to stay. The woman lived the past 8 years in her home, and now she’s left to depend on one of her oldest grandkids, all because a suspected drunk driver […]

Schor gambles on public support for big building plan

One of Lansing Mayor Andy Schor’s first acts in office in 2018 was to pull the plug on his predecessor’s plan to move to a new city hall because it didn’t include a home for the police or the courts. His argument was it wasn’t fiscally prudent....

Local emcee Jahshua Smith weighs in on the state of hip-hop in Lansing

As far as hip-hop goes in the state of Michigan and throughout the country, I wholeheartedly believe that a collection of the greatest voices to ever represent the genre were born in Lansing, or have called the Capital City home. Those who know me personally are aware of the depths to which my hometown of Detroit rests in my heart and soul, but I often say that I owe my life and career to the 517, in large part due to the movement the city has had in supporting young rappers looking to hone their craft.

2 Whitmer kidnap suspects back in court with a request: Let us go

The remaining two suspects in the alleged Gov. Gretchen Whitmer kidnap plot return to court Thursday, hoping to convince a judge to do something a jury could not: acquit them. Adam Fox, 38, of Potterville, and Barry Croft, 46, of Delaware, are facing a retrial after a jury deadlocked in April following a 20-day trial that ended in no convictions. The jury acquitted 24-year-old Daniel Harris, of Lake Orion, and 34-year-old Brandon Caserta, of Canton Township, on all counts. Jurors were unable to reach a unanimous verdict for Croft and Fox.

Fatal fire on Cavanaugh Road was unregistered and uninspected rental property

TUESDAY, June 28 — The house where 23-month-old Damian Shesshia died in a fire Monday was an unregistered and hence uninspected rental property, Brian McGrain, director of Lansing’s Office of Economic Development and Planning, confirmed today. McGrain said that the property was identified as a possible unregistered rental...

Lansing rental house wasn’t inspected prior to deadly fire

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The house where a little boy died in a fire Monday did not have a working smoke detector as required by law. Background: No working smoke detectors in rental home where Lansing child died. It was required by law because it is a rental property. Lansing’s...

MichiganMade Treats finds sweet spot

The full-service bakery’s popular items are cinnamon rolls, cookies, cakes, cupcakes, donuts and cheesecakes. It also prepares special orders for large catering events, like weddings and graduations.”. Holly McDermitt and Sarah Stratton have been friends for several decades. A few years ago, they decided to become business partners, with...