Updated: 06/29/2013 - Same-sex couples can get benefits through their partner when cities and school districts provide them. Friday brought another victory for the LGBT community. A federal judge stopped Michigan's ban on domestic partner benefits for those who work for schools and local governments.
Updated: 06/28/2013 - What's bugging you mid-Michigan? One family is very upset because they may lose their pet pot-bellied pig. A zoning ordinance in Delta Township says that livestock cannot live in a residential district. But the family says their pig Oscar is not livestock; he's a pet.
Posted: 06/26/2013 - With the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act, the Michigan legislature is readying for a debate over the state's own ban.
Posted: 06/25/2013 - To keep the streets of East Lansing from becoming overcrowded in the early mornings, the City Council is considering recommendations to put a permanent cap on the number of downtown bars serving alcohol past midnight.
Posted: 06/25/2013 - Consumer Reports puts nonstick pans through all kinds of tests.
Posted: 06/24/2013 - The Capital Area Violent Crime Initiative, which recently spent three days pro-actively policing Lansing neighborhood 'hot spots', announced the results of its efforts, Monday.