Today's announcement that Larry Sparkes retired as East Lansing's Police Chief on Sunday makes no mention of the turmoil that has been rocking the department and the City. Steve Gonzalez is now interim chief.
East Lansing’s City Manager and Fire Chief told Council this week that they’re working on responses to the coronavirus but Mayor Ruth Beier questioned why more isn’t being done now. ELi’s Emily Joan Elliott reports.
East Lansing’s government is rocked as the City Attorney suddenly drops charges against Uwimana “Tito” Gasito and ELPD Officer Andrew Stephenson comes under investigation for possible criminal charges related to a similar injury of another black man.