State Police Searching For Jackson County Bank Robber

(WLNS) – Investigators from the Michigan State Police and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office are working together today to see if the man who robbed a Henrietta Township bank on Tuesday robbed the same bank, back in December. The bank is the Independent Bank on Bunker Hill Road in Pleasant Lake. Shortly before 5:00 p.m. State Police say the suspect, dressed in layers covering his face and wearing gloves, walked into the bank,...

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No Plan B If Voters Shoot Down Prop 1

LANSING, MI (WLNS) – Governor Rick Snyder is making his final push with Proposal 1 with less than a week before the polls open. That’s when voters will help decide if the states sales tax should be raised to pay for road fixes. But, what’s the plan if voters say no? 6 News Nick Perreault caught up with the Governor Snyder to see if there is a plan b. “If it doesn’t pass, then I describe it as relentless positive action. We’ll just go...

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Michigan Man Wanted For Murder Arrested In West Virginia

JACKSON, MI (WLNS) – A 26-year-old man Michigan man wanted for open murder has been arrested in West Virginia. Troy Desean Johnson is accused of killing Jason Brewer back in February. Brewer was found dead inside a running car in the 400 block of Randolph Street in Jackson in a snow bank. Officials say Brewer was found with gunshot wounds. A combined task force including the U.S. Marshals and the Michigan State Police found Troy...

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Justice Dept

. Seeking Charges Against Lumber Liquidator$ (WLNS) – The justice department is seeking criminal charges against Lumber Liquidator$. It’s an ongoing investigation over imported products that may cause cancer. The company is also dealing with fallout from a 60 Minutes report, which said its laminate flooring made in China had high levels of formaldehyde, a known cancer-causing chemical. Lumber Liquidator$ insists its floors are safe....

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Michigan House Approves $15.8 Billion Spending Plan For Schools

LANSING, MI (AP) – Michigan’s Republican-led House has approved its plan outlining $15.8 billion in spending for K-12 schools, community colleges and universities. The bill was approved 60-50 Wednesday, mostly along party lines. Minority Democrats failed to win amendments that included giving all schools at least a $75 per-pupil increase by reducing the foundation allowance for cyber schools by 20 percent. The House passed a general...

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