Public Safety and Crime

City Threatens Arrest Over Approved Driveway

Thursday, July 26, 2018

The City is threatening to arrest a property owner over construction of a driveway for which he had a permit, had an inspector's go-ahead, and had the support of a majority of the Zoning Board of Appeals. Why?

August Ballot Has Another Proposal for Ingham County Voters: New Jail

Monday, July 16, 2018

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.

EL Fire Department Trains for Water Rescues

Friday, June 29, 2018

How do East Lansing firefighters train for water rescues, and what does their trainer say is the most important thing you can do to stay safe on the water? ELi's Evan Dempsey has the story.

Ask ELi: What Is a “Road Diet” and Does It Make EL Safer?

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

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.

Middle School Parents Advised of Student’s Threats

Friday, June 1, 2018

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.

Council May Change Rules on Fire Pits

Friday, May 18, 2018

City Council is considering an ordinance change to allow outdoor fires in a few more housing locations, so long as residents first obtain a permit. ELi’s Andrew Graham reports.

 

Police, Fire, Ambulance Services Facing More Cuts

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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.

Shooting Suspect Charged: Assault with Intent to Murder

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

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.

Opinions Differ as Council Discusses Medical Marijuana Sales in EL

Friday, April 20, 2018

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 to See More Design Changes

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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.

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