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Lansing Police Department hosts 2022 National Night Out at Fox Pointe

By Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (August 4, 2022) – The first Tuesday of every August, police departments throughout the nation host National Night Out events...

Illinois expressway shootings down this year amid increased state police enforcement

Expressway shootings down 36%, injury shootings down 46% Information provided by the Illinois State Police CHICAGO, Ill. (July 24, 2022) – At the midway mark for...

Domestic dispute leads to shots in South Holland

information provided by the Village of South Holland SOUTH HOLLAND, IL (July 16, 2022) — On July 16, 2022, at a gathering at Maicach Park,...

Meet Jennifer Lewis – District 158’s new School Resource Officer

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (July 9, 2022) – Lansing Police officer Jennifer Lewis is going back to school this fall. Specifically, she will be...

Two veteran Lansing firefighters promoted

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (June 23, 2022) – Two Lansing firefighters were promoted to new positions at Tuesday night's Village Board meeting in a...

From military deployments to trapping raccoons – meet Lansing’s new Animal Control Officer

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (June 13, 2022) – On June 6, Timothy "TJ" Douglas was introduced to the Lansing Village Board as the village's...

‘Isn’t that illegal?’ – Fireworks questions and answers for Summer 2022

Do's and Don'ts for a safe and legal summer By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (June 12, 2022) – As anticipation for Fourth of July increases, so...

IL passes legislation to expand use of expressway cameras for law enforcement

New laws build on initiatives to reduce carjackings and improve public safety, state says Information provided by the Governor's Office CHICAGO, Ill. (June 8, 2022) –...

LPD says recreational scanner-listening will be a thing of the past

Police communications to go digital this year By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (May 27, 2022) – For years, curious residents with access to a radio scanner...

School Resource Officer coming to District 158 schools

Recent violence at Memorial Jr. High highlights need for SRO, say D158 and LPD By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (June 4, 2022) – A School Resource...

Policing the ‘world’s oldest profession’ in Lansing

Undercover cops, fake accounts, and strategic checks all part of LPD's response to prostitution By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (May 27, 2022) – From January through...

Calumet City man charged with attempted murder in machete attack near Lansing apartment

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (May 26, 2022) – Rashard Crosby of Calumet City has been charged with attempted first degree murder after attacking a...

Onward and upward – Lansing firefighter finds more ladders to climb

By Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (May 16, 2022) – Firefighter and paramedic Jeremy Taylor is coming up on his 21st anniversary with the Lansing Fire...

Thornton Township teen missing

Public asked to call Cook County Sheriff's Office with information: 847-635-1188 information provided by Cook County Sheriff's Office COOK COUNTY, Ill. (May 5, 2022) – Cook...

District 158 responds to ‘fighting and mob action’ at Memorial Jr. High

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (April 14, 2022) – Lansing School District 158 released a letter on Wednesday sharing some details and results of a...