Tag archive for ‘Lansing’
By Butter Bracco On Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Cook Country arrests hundreds in sex trafficking crackdown as part of National Johns Suppression Initiative

The Cook County sheriff’s office said Wednesday that hundreds of sex buyers and six “pimps” were arrested as part of the nationwide effort against sex trafficking: the National Johns Suppression More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Michigan court protects Steve Tennes freedom of conscience in Country Mill Farms gay marriage case

A federal court issued an order Friday that requires the city of East Lansing to allow a farmer to return to its 2017 farmer’s market after city officials developed a rule for the purpose of keeping him out More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 5th, 2016

ADF battles to protect Michigan’s church, right to meet in community building

A federal court issued an order Monday that prevents the city of Lansing’s Housing Commission from barring a Michigan church, represented by an Alliance Defending Freedom allied attorney, from community meeting More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Michigan housing commission sued after they evict a His Healing Hands Church

An Alliance Defending Freedom allied attorney representing a Lansing, Mich., church has filed a federal lawsuit after the city left the congregation out in the cold. Even though the Lansing Housing Commission allows More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, September 18th, 2015
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Michigan man, Jonathan Purnell, sentenced in human trafficking charges

The third person in a Lansing-based sex-trafficking ring has been sentenced to prison. Jonathan Purnell, 28, of Lansing, was sentenced to 5½ years to 20 years in prison Wednesday by Ingham County Circuit Court More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Dustyn Frolka murder: 3 accused teens, Samantha Grigg, Brenden Helm, Tyrel Bredernitz appear in court

The three Michigan teenagers who are accused of killing a Michigan State University student in an apparent drug deal last month will appear in court Thursday. Samantha Grigg Samantha Grigg, 18, Brendan Heim, 16, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, December 14th, 2012

Michigan locals raise funds to help hot dog vendor, Clinton Tarver, who was attacked by ‘Right to work’ union protesters

Clinton Tarver has been serving hot dogs to hungry locals in downtown Lansing, Michigan for the last five years, but an attack by pro-union protesters this literally destroyed his small business in a matter of More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 13th, 2012
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Asonte Gutierrez, Illinois teen, found dead in alley, investigation ongoing

 A body found in an alley in south suburban Lansing has been identified as a 15-year-old boy from Country Club Hills. Asonte Gutierrez,  age 15, was discovered Wednesday after midnight, authorities said. He had More...



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