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9 hrs ago | WILX-TV Lansing

Kidnapping & Assault Investigation

Police are investigating an assault and kidnapping case in eastern Jackson County.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MI

11 hrs ago | MLive.com

Brad Flory column: Are public libraries dying out? Forget I asked

"Will libraries go out of business, what with all the changes in the world of information?" I asked Jackson District Library Director Ishwar Laxminarayan in 2011.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Opinion

15 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Michigan woman sentenced in death of infant daughter after night of drinking

A Michigan woman who lost custody of her other children has been sentenced to at least two years in prison for involuntary manslaughter in the death of her infant.

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Related Topix: McBain, MI

19 hrs ago | MLive.com

Weight restrictions to be lifted next week on certain Jackson County roads

Major roads under the weight restriction until April 21 include Jefferson Road, Springport Road north of Rives Junction Road, Hanover Road and Mount Hope Road on the north side of I-94.

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23 hrs ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

Take Back The Night

Michigan authorities are searching for an 8-year-old girl who was reported missing from the parking lot of a suburban Detroit motel.

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Related Topix: Roscommon County, MI, Okemos, MI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

Jackson County Resident Calls Road Repair "Worse than Gravel"

It was supposed to be a better way to pave roads because repairs would be less frequent and less expensive.

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Related Topix: Springport, MI, Calhoun County, MI

MLive.com

One person injured after pickup crashes into tree in Jackson County

Three people were injured this morning in a crash on W. Michigan Avenue near Dearing Road in Spring Arbor Township.

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Related Topix: Spring Arbor, MI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WLNS-TV Lansing

Police Asking For Public's Help To Find Women Accused Of Stealing

LANSING, Mich. Thousands of people in Mid-Michigan struggling to pay their bills could be at risk of having their utilities shut off in mid-April.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Lansing, MI, Michigan State University

WLNS-TV Lansing

Spring Storms Rip Through Shiawassee County

LANSING, Mich. Thousands of people in Mid-Michigan struggling to pay their bills could be at risk of having their utilities shut off in mid-April.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Lansing, MI, Shiawassee County, MI, Michigan State University

MLive.com

Daybook: Recent births in the Jackson County area

BROWN , Melissa S., and AUSTIN , Dereck M., of Jackson, a daughter, Dereckah Ojeda, born April 11, 6 pounds, 9 ounces at Allegiance Health.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MI, Rives Junction, MI, Springport, MI

WLNS-TV Lansing

Last Minute Tax Tips

LANSING, Mich. Thousands of people in Mid-Michigan struggling to pay their bills could be at risk of having their utilities shut off in mid-April.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Flint, MI

MLive.com

Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies investigate crash involving ...

4:17 p.m., Deputy Barnett responded to Green Street in Springport to attempt in locating a subject for Branch County.

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Related Topix: Springport, MI, Branch County, MI, Grass Lake, MI

WLNS-TV Lansing

Construction Coming To US-127 In Jackson County

LANSING, Mich. Thousands of people in Mid-Michigan struggling to pay their bills could be at risk of having their utilities shut off in mid-April.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI

Sat Apr 12, 2014

MLive.com

Woman dies in crash, marijuana becoming mainstream

A month after approving almost $100,000 in pay raises for three elected officials, members of the Blackman Township Board of Trustees overturned pay increases for the clerk and supervisor .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Fri Apr 11, 2014

MLive.com

Jury to decide whether prisoner attempted to murder corrections...

After two weeks of testimony and a visit to a Jackson-area prison, a jury will decide whether an inmate assaulted and attempted to murder two corrections officers.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MI, Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center, State Prisons, Prison, McBain, MI

WILX-TV Lansing

Deputies Track Down Handgun Stolen by Teen Runaway

Sheriff's deputy reports that a 16-year-old girl is believed to have stolen the loaded, .38 caliber handgun and money from her parents' safe, before running away from home on Thursday.

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MLive.com

Jackson resident upset over demolition of home bought at tax sale takes case to federal court

A lawsuit against the city and county of Jackson for a house the case's plaintiff said was demolished illegally has made its way to federal court.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MI

MLive.com

Jackson County officials prepare to vote on golf course liquor license, sale of Woolworth building

The Jackson County Board of Commissioners will decide a number of county issues at its 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, board meeting.

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MLive.com

The Jackson Five: Marijuana loses stigma in Jackson, area's...

Welcome to the Jackson Five, your weekly peek at five Jackson-area government and school stories you may have missed, and a look ahead at what to expect next.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Jackson, MI, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson

Thu Apr 10, 2014

MLive.com

Live and unscripted: Jackson County District Court goes to school in Napoleon

In a room where they normally eat lunch, Napoleon High School students watched a 21-year-old man in shackles tell Jackson County District Judge Daniel Goostrey he'd rather go to jail for three months than serve probation.

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Related Topix: Napoleon, MI, Education Etc.

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