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17-Year-Old Girl Gets Prison For Sex-Trafficking Ring

The teenager could end up spending the next 20 years in prison for her role in a local sex-trafficking ring.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2015

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State Loses Appeal Over Tax Break In Certain Home Sales

The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled in favor of home sellers in a tax dispute involving property in a market that’s down or slowly recovering.

CBS Detroit–07/09/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 20:  Singer Meghan Trainor performs onstage during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival Village on September 20, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Meghan Trainor Postpones 2 Shows Due To Hemorrhage On Vocal Chords; Michigan Dates Remain Scheduled

Trainor is scheduled to perform at Commonground Music Festival in Lansing on Tuesday, and the Fillmore Detroit on Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2015

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Ex-Convict, 21, Pleads Guilty In Wounding Of Lansing Girl, 2

A 21-year-old ex-convict accused of accidentally shooting and critically wounding a 2-year-old Lansing girl has pleaded guilty to firearms in a deal with prosecutors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2015

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Marshal Shoots, Wounds Man Trying To Evade Arrest Through Window

Police say a deputy U.S. marshal has shot and wounded a man who tried to flee out a window during an arrest in Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2015

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No Summer Vacation? Senate Adds Days To Session Schedule After Road-Funding Rejection

The Michigan Senate is planning to remain in session this summer after voters rejected a road-funding proposal on last week’s ballot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2015

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State Officials Investigate Man’s Death At Lansing Police Lockup

Police say it’s not yet known what caused the death of the unidentified inmate. He was being held on a misdemeanor traffic charge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

A candlelight vigil was held on the steps of the state capitol in Lansing Monday night, in support of marriage equality (photo: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Advocates Of Same-Sex Marriage Host Candlelight Vigil In Lansing

Crowds gathered outside the State Capitol in Lansing on Monday as demonstrators showed support at a candlelight vigil for the approval of same-sex marriage in the state, as could be decided on by the Supreme Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

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Michigan Capitol Building Reopening For Saturday Tours

The State Capitol Commission voted Monday to again host free tours of the 136-year-old building on Saturdays, starting June 6.

CBS Detroit–04/20/2015

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20-Year-Old Ex-Con Charged In Critical Wounding Of 2-Year-Old Lansing Girl

Jaylen L. Briggs of Lansing was arraigned Monday on charges of carelessly firing a gun causing injury, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, carrying a concealed weapon and possessing a firearm while committing a felony.

CBS Detroit–04/20/2015