Updated: 12/23/2004 - Two days before Christmas, the number of shoppers at the Lansing Mall are dropping significantly.
Updated: 12/23/2004 - Four whooping cranes that took a wrong turn and ended up in Michigan are finally heading back south ahead of this winter storm.
Updated: 12/23/2004 - The Eaton County Sheriff's Office says an attempted kidnapping of a 14-year-old girl occurred in the village park in downtown Vermontville Township at about 3:50 p.m. About two hours later, the alleged kidnappers were apprehended in the neighboring city of Nashville.
Updated: 12/22/2004 - Lackluster sales so far mean retailers are looking to last-minute shopping for a boost, but snow threatens those numbers too.
Updated: 12/22/2004 - A Michigan state senator is working on legislation that would restrict violent video games sold in the state.
Updated: 12/22/2004 - A label is sparking controversy in East Lansing as the city council declares the East Village -- the neighborhood around and including Cedar Village -- as a Community Rehabilitation, Revitalization and Renewal area.
Updated: 12/21/2004 - Lansing Police now know the identity of a woman whose body they discovered inside her north Lansing home Monday afternoon. The woman has been identified as 45-year old Barbara Jean Tuttle.
Updated: 12/21/2004 - A new federal law takes away some of the incentive for people to donate cars to the VOA, and the reduction in funding may cost them the shelter.
Updated: 12/21/2004 - Michigan's Attorney General says his office is boosting back child support payments.
Updated: 12/21/2004 - A new law was signed Tuesday that stiffens the punishment on landlords who rent apartments and houses with lead dangers.
Updated: 12/21/2004 - Michigan health experts are saying it's not too late to get a flu shot.
Updated: 12/21/2004 - A suburban Detroit woman is accused of attempting to poison her husband and son with a poisoned milkshake.
Updated: 12/21/2004 - The man accused of tossing a chair into a melee at the Palace makes a court appearance.
Updated: 12/21/2004 - A women is found dead in a home on the city's north side.
Updated: 12/20/2004 - For Lansing's Michigan National Guard a streaming video program with WILX-TV is the first of it's kind.
Updated: 12/20/2004 - A family is homeless for the holidays following an early morning fire in Jackson County's Rives Township. It started around 1 a.m. Monday on West Territorial Rd.
Updated: 12/20/2004 - Legislation that would have removed some of the fatty foods from school cafeterias is dead.
Updated: 12/20/2004 - Michigan law enforcement rolls out a holiday season crackdown on drunk drivers.
Updated: 12/20/2004 - Millions of children give Santa their Christmas wish every year, but sometimes their requests go deeper than a new toy and are harder to fill as well.
Updated: 12/18/2004 - Twenty-four-year-old Jerome Edward-Lee Hunt was arrested by Lansing police officers Thursday after breaking into and robbing a house. Hunt may be the key to solving 34 break-in robberies in the last 18 days.