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Two animal control officials suspended

By Alani Letang | Posted: Tue 11:35 PM, Jul 24, 2018 Click here to view the video https://www.facebook.com/WILXAlaniLetang/videos/398952000510887/ INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WILX) – Ingham County Animal Control’s top two administrators are going to be taking some time off. Shelter Director John Dinon, and Deputy Director Anne Burns are now on paid leave after a vote by the Ingham County Board…
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Concerns over Ingham Co. Animal Control procedures

By Alani Letang | Posted: Mon 11:32 PM, Jul 23, 2018 Click here to view the video https://www.facebook.com/WILXAlaniLetang/videos/398026427270111/ INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WILX) – New development in a story we broke here on news ten several weeks ago. The Ingham County Animal Control Advisory Board met Monday night and talked with shelter director John Dinon about a critical report from…
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ICACS Deputy Director has questionable past

By Alani Letang | Posted: Thu 6:58 PM, Jul 19, 2018 http://www.wilx.com/content/news/ICACS-Deputy-Director-has-questionable-past-488671921.html INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WILX) – At last week’s Ingham County Law and Courts Committee meeting, several people spoke out about Ingham County Animal Control & Shelter (ICACS) Deputy Director Anne Burns before she came to Ingham County. We heard words like rude, disrespectful and incompetent. News 10…
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Director Dinon’s claims don’t add up

By Alani Letang | Posted: Fri 7:43 PM, Jul 13, 2018 http://www.wilx.com/content/news/Director-Dinons-claims-dont-add-up–488153921.html INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WILX) – A tense and heated room Thursday night at the Ingham County Law and Courts Committee meeting. Concerned residents, spoke out about multiple investigations into Ingham County Animal Control after the bust of a dog fighting ring last year in Lansing. Animal Control…
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What’s next for shelter leaders?

By Alani Letang | Posted: Fri 7:32 PM, Jul 13, 2018 http://www.wilx.com/content/news/Whats-next-for-shelter-leaders-488147351.html INGHAM COUNTY, mich. (WILX) – The Ingham County Animal Control & Shelter’s top officials are under fire, and their jobs could soon be on the line after a very tense and emotional law and courts committee meeting Thursday night. . News 10 has led the way in…
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Committee recommends suspension of animal control director and deputy director

By Alani Letang | Posted: Thu 5:55 PM, Jul 12, 2018 The Ingham County Law and Courts Committee passed a motion to request the suspension (with pay) of Animal Control Director John Dinon and Deputy Director Anne Burns during the investigation into the shelter. The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) was asked by Dinon to investigate the shelter after claims…
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Former Livingston Animal Control Director Facing Suspension In Ingham County

July 13, 2018 WHMI 93.5 Local News https://whmi.com/news/article/former-livingston-animal-control-director-facing-suspension-ingham-county The one-time Director of Livingston County Animal Control is facing suspension in a neighboring county. The Ingham County Law and Courts Committee voted Thursday to recommend the suspension of Animal Control Director John Dinon and Deputy Director Anne Burns following multiple investigations about poor care of animals…
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LIVE: Local advocates voice concerns about Ingham County Animal Shelter.

  LIVE: Local advocates voice concerns about Ingham County Animal Shelter. FULL COVERAGE tonight on News 10 at 11.STORY: http://www.wilx.com/content/news/LIVE-Local-advocates-voice-concerns-about-Ingham-Co-Animal-Shelter-488046611.html Posted by WILX News 10 on Thursday, July 12, 2018

Groups call for Ingham County Animal Shelter resignations

By Carla Bayron | Posted: Thu 5:30 AM, Jul 12, 2018 . http://www.wilx.com/content/news/Groups-to-call-for-Ingham-County-Animal-Shelter-resignations-487978651.html LANSING, Mich. (WILX) — Two coalition groups and the community will be demanding the resignation of Ingham County Animal Shelter officials Thursday morning. The Law and Courts Committee meeting will take place at the Human Services Building on 5303 S. Cedar Street. People are calling for…
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Video – Save The Lansing Michigan Pit Bulls reacts to abuse reports

Animal advocates react to abuse reports Anger and heartbreak…are just some of many feelings towards our acquired abuse reports in the investigation into Ingham County Animal Control. Posted by WILX Alani Letang on Tuesday, July 3, 2018