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Friday night fire at Walmart determined to be intentional, investigation ongoing

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 8, 2022) – Officials say at least one individual started a fire at the Lansing Walmart Friday night, forcing...

Lansing Citizen’s Police Academy postponed due to COVID concerns

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 6, 2022) – Scheduled to start in two weeks on January 19, the Lansing Citizen's Police Academy has been...

Offender in November Torrence Tap shooting apprehended, charged

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 5, 2022) – The shooter in a November 13 incident that left three wounded near a bar on Torrence...

Lansing Neighborhood Watch meeting schedule consolidated in 2022

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 4, 2022) – The Lansing Police Department has released the schedule for Lansing Neighborhood Watch beat meetings in 2022,...

Slots still available for Lansing Citizen’s Police Academy

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 30, 2021) – The Lansing Police Department is planning to give interested residents a weekly taste of what being...

Honoring Illinois’ fallen: Half-staff flags for EMT MaShawn Plummer

United States and State flags at half-staff January 4–6 The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all person...

State police and agencies to increase safety enforcements for holiday travel

information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 21, 2021) – The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Illinois State Police, and more...

Firefighters and Lansing Lions provide gifts for 19 Lansing children

By Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (December 19, 2021) – For many families, the holiday season means days of celebrations, lavish gifts, and feasts. For other...

‘This bullet was found in our roof’ — Residents and Village respond to violence near Torrence bar

Lan-Oak Liquors — known as "Torrence Tap" and "Buke's Place" — under curfew after multiple disturbances By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 17, 2021) – Residents...

Fire safety tips for the holiday season

Information provided by the Illinois State Fire Marshal SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 12, 2021) – Many will be decking the halls to celebrate this holiday season....

Honoring Illinois’ fallen: Half-staff flags for Firefighter Lieutenant Garrett E. Ramos

United States and State flags at half-staff December 7–9 The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all person...

Confirmed: Lansing manhunt not connected to CPD officer shooting; two sought-after individuals not found

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 2, 2021) – The massive manhunt that brought an estimated 150 police vehicles to Lansing Wednesday night ended with...

Honoring Illinois’ fallen: Half-staff flags for Firefighter – EMT Michael R. Pickering

United States and State flags at half-staff from Sunrise to Sunset on Friday, December 3, 2021 The Department of Central Management Services has received notice...

Massive manhunt in Lansing follows shooting of Chicago cop

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 2, 2021) – Police vehicles and helicopters descended on Lansing last night as officers from as far north as...

State Fire Marshal urges safe cooking habits for Thanksgiving

Information provided by the Illinois State Fire Marshal SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 17, 2021) – Thanksgiving is the leading day for home fires involving cooking equipment,...