Tuesday, East Lansing’s City Council will be talking about a citizen review board for complaints against police and fire officers, and discussing what to do with land sales. Representatives from Royal Vlahakis are also scheduled to appear. What’s up?
The Lansing branch of the NAACP has formally come out against consolidation of the local district courts citing the potential to jeopardize diverse representation on our court benches and in jury pools.
East Lansing's City Council has approved a new ordinance designed to set clear parameters for recreational marijuana in the City. ELi's Jessy Gregg tells you what the new rules are, and why Council created them.
There is “nothing to gain” from the consolidation of the local district courts, the Friends of Ingham County Veterans’ Treatment Court say in a new letter. The group is urging East Lansing's City Council to reject consolidation. ELi's Dan Totzkay reports.
East Lansing High School graduate Eve Petrie is speaking out about being a Nassar survivor. What is the school district doing, in the wake of it all, to help those who might be subject to sexual abuse? Mara Logan reports.
A newly-obtained financial analysis shows that consolidation of the District Courts of East Lansing, Lansing, and Ingham County wouldn't save as much money as had originally been hoped. What's at stake for East Lansing, and what is negotiable?
East Lansing's Safe Routes to School team has applied for a major infrastructure grant to make it safer for students to cross Burcham Drive at John R Street, Gunson Street, and Virginia Avenue. ELi's Karessa Wheeler has the details.
Every year the East Lansing Police Department conducts an 11-week academy aimed at educating residents about what the department does, including neighborhood watches, criminal investigations, active shooters and more. ELi's Somer Sodeman gives you the perspective of one recent participant, and tells you how you can sign up.
East Lansing's City Council is discussing ways to adjust the City's recreational marijuana laws in light of the state's recent legalization of the substance. One discussion point at the last work session was whether smoking pot in public should be a criminal offense or a civil infraction. ELi's Brad Minor reports.
Troy Williams says the City of East Lansing fired him because they knew he wasn't going to shut up. And with nothing left to lose, he's definitely not shutting up. In a new interview with ELi, Williams describes more of what he's seen, and what he's hoping Governor Whitmer's team will do.
Yesterday, many East Lansing High School students walked out of class to protest gun violence. ELi's Noa Kuszai reports on what motivated students to protest for the second time in two years, and why this year's walkout was different.