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Deputy Police Chief Speaks to Recent Shootings in East Lansing

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

With three recently reported gun-related incidents, plus one at Hiddentree that didn't make the news, some think violence is on the rise in East Lansing. ELi's Jessy Gregg talked to Deputy Police Chief Steve Gonzalez to get some answers.

Ask ELi: Burcham Solar Park Finally Happening?

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Solar panels? A sculpture? A reader wrote to ask us about what's happening at the long-awaited Burcham solar park. We bring you a fresh photo and the story as reported by ELi's Paige Filice.

New Library Policies Target Disruptive Teen Conduct

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

East Lansing Middle and High School students have flocked to the East Lansing Public Library after school for decades. Recently, library staff has adopted new policies to deal with teen behavior. ELi's Noa Kuszai reports.

City of East Lansing Hides Public Lawsuit Information

Monday, November 19, 2018

The City of East Lansing won't release material that would show in what lawsuits it is engaged. An attorney for the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press explains why East Lansing's taxpayers have a right to this information.

Form Based Code: Boon or Boondoggle for East Lansing?

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Would a new kind of zoning code under consideration – one that prescribes specific architectural requirements – be a boon or a boondoggle for our City? And which neighborhoods might be affected? ELi's Alice Dreger and Jessy Gregg bring you a special report.

Fake Abduction Story Circulates Around East Lansing

Friday, November 16, 2018

A fake story of young women being abducted near MSU by “six Arabic men” is circulating around town. ELPD says it is not true, community leaders are calling it harmful, and a law professor spoke to ELi about the context for this kind of messaging.

Football Recognition Night a Time for Reflection and Celebration

Friday, November 16, 2018

“'As far as bottom line, wins and losses, this has been the most successful season for the entire program (freshman/junior varsity/varsity) in my tenure (15 years),' Feraco said." Mark Meyer wraps up your Trojan football reporting for this season.

What Does It Take to Do This?

Thursday, November 15, 2018

What does it take for ELi to do this kind of reporting? Our Publisher paused and combed her hair this morning to record a video to explain. We’d appreciate if you’d take five minutes to watch it.

Shooting Victim in Surgery; More Details Emerge

Thursday, November 15, 2018

ELi's Alice Dreger has obtained more information from the East lansing Police Department on the non-fatal shooting that took place early this morning at the Stonehedge Apartments.

Man Shot Near Lake Lansing Meijer Following Apartment Invasion

Thursday, November 15, 2018

According to ELPD, “suspects forced their way into an apartment where an altercation occurred" and a shot was fired. Police found a man with a gunshot wound and are now looking for the suspects. ELi brings you the information made available so far.

Foster Coffee to be First Tenant in Center City Development

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Developer Harbor Bay Real Estate Advisors has announced that the first tenant on the Albert Avenue side of the new Center City development will be Owosso-based Foster Coffee. ELi has the story of the people behind Foster, and why they were chosen for Center City..