East Lansing residents who live in Ingham County will see two proposals on their August 7 ballot: one on a 20-year millage to build a new Ingham County jail and court complex, along with another on the East Lansing City income tax. ELi's Chris Root reports.
East Lansing's City Council recently approved another section of Harrison Road for a "road diet." Transportation Commission member Thomas Baumann explains for ELi readers what this means for drivers, bikers, and walkers.
A student at MacDonald Middle School made threats yesterday that led to ELPD moving in to investigate. This morning, ELi spoke to Deputy Police Chief Steve Gonzalez to learn more about what happened yesterday, and how ELPD and ELPS handles these cases.
In a 4-1 vote, East Lansing’s City Council expanded the right to have outdoor recreational fires. But given environmental and health concerns, Council expects to revisit the issue. ELi’s Andrew Graham reports.
Staffing cuts have left the City’s emergency response levels well below national standards. As more cuts are coming, East Lansing's Fire and Police Chiefs are working to figure out the least worst choices. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
A suspect in Saturday morning's shooting downtown has been charged with assault with intent to murder. According to ELPD Deputy Chief Steve Gonzalez, bail for Jarvis Lamar Mack has been set at a half-million dollars.
At Tuesday's work session, a majority of City Council were cautious, but willing to work medical marijuana provisioning centers into the city's retail landscape. One councilmember believes the risks outweigh the benefits for East Lansing. Ann Nichols reports.
Harrison Road will be reconfigured between Grand River and Michigan Avenues, with lane reductions and added bike lanes to improve safety for pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
Jon Kermiet, Director of the annual Race for the Place, is continuing that work even into retirement, as he has a personal connection to the cause of addressing domestic violence. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.