Public Safety and Crime

Zoning for Marijuana-Related Businesses Remains Controversial

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Planning Commission heard from citizens with sharply differing opinions on zoning for medical marijuana growing, processing, testing, transport and sales at last Wednesday's meeting.  What will the Commission recommend to City Council? Ann Nichols reports.

Bike-to-School Advocates See Tonight’s Forum as Key Opportunity

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The East Lansing School Board and City Council had some disagreement Monday night about children biking to school, and bike-to-school advocates see tonight's Community Forum as a chance to make some long-awaited headway on this issue.

Experience with BWL Trimming Seems to Vary by Crew

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Kit Carlson and Wendell Lynch's experience with BWL wasn't as bad as they'd been fearing. What happened, and what advice do they give other homeowners? And what does BWL say about homeowners who try to refuse tree-trimming?

Riding with ELPD on Game Day

Friday, September 29, 2017

ELi reporters and ELHS students Evan Dempsey and Kepler Domurat-Sousa took what they learned in our Summer Youth Journalism Program and rode with ELPD officers the night of the MSU-Notre Dame game. What did they see?

Ask ELi: Why an Income Tax?

Saturday, September 23, 2017

You've got questions about the income tax proposal. ELi's Jessy Gregg brings answers.

ELPD Managing Opioid Crisis with Overdose Devices

Thursday, September 21, 2017

ELPD has begun issuing new Narcan devices to officers to treat opioid overdose emergencies. ELi's Gadir Mohamed spoke with Deputy Chief Steve Gonzalez about the new program.

MSU Considers Game-Day and Party Stress on East Lansing

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

MSU is considering setting up a MASH-style field hospital to deal with the swamping of local emergency services caused by alcohol abuse during big game weekends. What other actions is the university taking to deal with party stress on East Lansing? ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

Gonzalez Named Deputy Police Chief

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Steve Gonzalez has been named Deputy Chief of the East Lansing Police Department by Chief Larry Sparkes. ELi's Alice Dreger spoke with them this morning about the promotion.

Sparkes Sworn-In as Chief of Police

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

City Clerk Marie Wicks swore-in East Lansing's newest Police Chief, Larry Sparkes, while Jim Swarthout pinned on Sparkes’ Chief badge. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.

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