As the lame duck state legislature moves on court consolidation for Ingham County, including East Lansing's 54B District Court, controversy persists. What's happening, and what are the goals and the points of disagreement? ELi's Chris Root reports.
Could developers tie up the debt-ridden, publicly-owned Evergreen Avenue properties for eight more months with an exclusive purchase agreement, and wind up paying nothing for the privilege? Looks like it.
The $132 million public-private deal known as the Center City District project is designed to have 92 rental apartments for people aged 55 and up. That's not because of high market demand. So what happens if the developers don't build that housing? ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
Workers were able to complete all of the planned asphalt improvements to East Lansing’s Northern Tier Trail system before the winter weather hit, including fixing a dramatic drop-off where the trail meets Abbot Road. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
Taking into account that East Lansing is now channeling more than 20% of its government operating revenues to pension and retiree health expenditures, a state board has approved the City's plan for dealing with what its finance directors have called "staggering" obligations. ELi's Chris Root reports.
Today marks a day some thought would never come. The redevelopment project for the vacant corner downtown has officially obtained all approvals. Construction will soon start. ELi's Dan Totzkay and Alice Dreger report.
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.
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.
Judges Andrea Larkin and Richard Ball, 54B District Court staff, and several opioid addiction survivors are pleading with Council not to consolidate 54B District Court with other local courts. Why? ELi's Alice Dreger reports.