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Gotcha Scooters Coming to East Lansing

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Rental e-scooters will soon be making a reappearance in East Lansing and on MSU's campus. But they won't be from Bird or Lime. Here comes Gotcha.

Cooling Centers Open, With Limitations

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Cooling centers are now being made available in the tri-county region. But few centers are offering 24-hour availability, and not all allow pets. Find out more from ELi.

Council Weighs Re-Criminalization of Marijuana in East Lansing

Thursday, June 27, 2019

City Council recently discussed whether to again make some marijuana uses count as misdemeanors (crimes) in East Lansing. But where did this idea come from, and who thinks it's a good (or bad) idea? ELi's Andrew Graham and Alice Dreger report.

Robbery Suspect Collared Shortly After Leaving East Lansing Bank

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

East Lansing Police arrested a 59-year-old man June 10 following an attempted robbery at Flagstar Bank. ELi’s Brad Minor spoke with Deputy Police Chief Steve Gonzalez about how officers responded to the situation and were able to quickly apprehend a suspect.

As Temps Rise, Thefts Increase

Friday, May 31, 2019

East Lansing Deputy Police Chief Steve Gonzalez updates ELi regarding statistics that show a slight increase in theft, and explains how residents can take steps to deter criminal activity in their neighborhoods.

Big Issues on Council’s Agenda This Week

Monday, May 13, 2019

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?

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