Father, Son, Animals Safe After House Fire

(WLNS) A father and his son are safe after a fire broke out Friday afternoon in Jackson. It happened around 2 p.m. Friday in the 1900 block of Henry Rd. in Jackson. A large amount of smoke could be seen coming from the house. Firefighters from Rives Junction, Tompkins, Leslie and Blackman Township helped fight the fire. Animals living in the home made it out safely. No one else was home at the time, but a woman who lives there did...

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. Of Michigan Fraternity Punished For Ski Resort Damage ANN ARBOR, MI (AP) – The ersity of Michigan is cutting ties with a fraternity for “reprehensible” vandalism at a northern Michigan ski resort during a wild, alcohol-fueled weekend in January. Sigma Alpha Mu won’t be recognized as a campus organization for four years. In a statement Friday, the university says it’s the most severe sanction. The fraternity’s national office is...

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Woman Charged In Fatal Valentine’s Day Stabbing

JACKSON, MI (WLNS) – On Valentine’s Day Gregory Stack was stabbed to death in his home in the 800 block of Steward Ave. in Jackson. His accused killer and girlfriend made her first appearance in court on Friday. “Ms. Dixon-Bey in this file we have a complaint that states on or about February 14th of this year in the city of Jackson that you did murder Gregory Stack,” said Magistrate Bishop. Dawn Dixon-Bey was charged with open murder....

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Stopgap Homeland Security Spending Bill Fails In House

WASHINGTON (AP) – The House has rejected a stopgap spending bill for the Homeland Security Department with just hours to go before a midnight deadline to fund the agency or see it begin to partially shut down. The surprise 224-203 defeat of the legislation was a major embarrassment for House GOP leaders. Next steps were not immediately clear. Some conservatives opposed the bill because it left out provisions to block executive actions...

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TMSG: Kids Change Our World

LANSING, MI (WLNS) – These little feet are taking giant steps to help people in the greater Lansing community with pocket change. Reporter: “What do you do with the change?” “We give it to people,” said Manuel Torres, 1st grader. Reporter: “Why?” Torres: “Because we want to help people.” Mrs. Katy Rios and her first grade class at Gier Park Elementary School are changing our world. Rios told her class to vote for one charity. The...

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