Public Safety and Crime

Hundreds Attend First ELPD Open House

Monday, April 10, 2017

The rough weather didn't stop hundreds of people from coming out to ELPD's first Open House. Visitors met officers and police dog Quinn, checked out police equipment, and learned how to be safer at home, on bikes, and with car seats.

EL City Council Willing to Revisit 50/50 Ordinance

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

For 33 years, an East Lansing City ordinance has required that any establishment serving alcohol must take in at least 50% of its revenue from food sales. At last night's discussion-only meeting, City Council agreed to revisit the rule. Jessy Gregg reports.

Ask ELi: More Crimes in EL Lately?

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

A reader asked whether there was an increase in home invasions and gun-related crimes in EL. We got an answer, plus tips from ELPD to prevent break-ins. Ann Nichols brings it all for our readers.