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Lansing Police to host National Night Out August 3 at Fox Pointe

Tuesday, August 3 from 5 – 8 p.m. at Fox Pointe By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (August 1, 2021) – In a continuation of a nationwide...

Six new Lansing Police officers sworn in

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (July 27, 2021) – Amid a slew of retirements, the Lansing Police Department is now much closer to being fully...

20-year veteran David Bell to retire from Lansing Police Department in August

By Noah Johnson LANSING, Ill. (July 24, 2021) – Detective David Bell, a trained crisis negotiator who served 20 years at the Lansing Police Department,...

Lansing woman to face charges after crashing car into Little Calumet River

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (July 23, 2021) – A Lansing woman crashed her car into the Little Calumet River on Monday, and will face...

Lansing Police investigate burglaries at Pep Boys and Firestone

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (July 22, 2021) – The Lansing Police Department is investigating two auto shop burglaries that occurred in Lansing this week. Pep...

Lansing Police seek help in search for 53-year-old man

Information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (July 20, 2021) – The Lansing Police Department is seeking help in locating 53-year-old Robert Cherry....

Gov. Pritzker signs criminal justice reform package

Banning deceptive practices, expanding restorative justice, and expanding resentencing options among goals Information provided by the Governor's Office CHICAGO, Ill. (July 15, 2021) – Illinois Governor...

Lansing Police score more runs, but everybody wins in softball game between LPD and TF South

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (July 13, 2021) – Instead of settling in at home to watch baseball, Lansing Police officers and TF South baseball...

Lansing man charged with murder in Grant Street shooting

BY JIM MASTERS LANSING, Ill. (July 12, 2021) – A Lansing man is charged in the July 6 shooting death of a Chicago man at...

Lansing Police vs. TF South Varsity Baseball – Charity softball game scheduled for July 13

Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Lansing Old Timers Sports Complex By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (July 10, 2021) – The spirits of competition and charity...

Lansing Police investigating fatal Tuesday morning shooting on Grant Street

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (July 6, 2021) – The Lansing Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the early morning hours...

Al Phillips takes the helm as Lansing’s new police chief

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (June 15, 2021) – The Village of Lansing has a new police chief: 23-year department veteran Al Phillips. Phillips, who most...

LPD requests help in search for missing man with dementia – FOUND

Albert Dean has been found and is safe Information provided by the Lansing Police Department The Lansing Police Department is requesting help in help locating a...

Lansing Police request info in 177th Street homicide

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (May 25, 2021) – The Lansing Police Department responded to a call in the 2100 block of 177th Street Tuesday...

Lansing detective receives ‘Life Saving Award’ for de-escalating potential suicide

Lansing detective David Bell successfully negotiated with Calumet City man threatening to harm himself By Noah Johnson LANSING, Ill. (May 15, 2021) – A Lansing detective...