Public Safety and Crime

EL City Council Willing to Revisit 50/50 Ordinance

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

For 33 years, an East Lansing City ordinance has required that any establishment serving alcohol must take in at least 50% of its revenue from food sales. At last night's discussion-only meeting, City Council agreed to revisit the rule. Jessy Gregg reports.

Ask ELi: More Crimes in EL Lately?

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

A reader asked whether there was an increase in home invasions and gun-related crimes in EL. We got an answer, plus tips from ELPD to prevent break-ins. Ann Nichols brings it all for our readers.

Deer Survey to Begin In Eight City Parks

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

MSU students will try to figure out how many deer we've got now in eight East Lansing parks. Then it'll be up the Council to decide what to do from there.