Public Safety and Crime

ELPD Responds to Shots Fired in Grove Street Garage

Monday, August 20, 2018

The ELPD is investigating shots fired in the Grove Street ramp over the weekend. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports on the state of that investigation, and on what ELPD is doing to address downtown safety in general.

Construction Zones Creating Hazards for Bikes and Peds

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Construction zones are driving some pedestrians and bicyclists into unsafe territory. On assignment for ELi, Andrew Barsom talked to the City's Wendy Wilmers-Longpre to learn what's being done to try to keep people safe, and to ascertain what you can do to help.

Touch a Truck on Tuesday Evening

Friday, August 3, 2018

Love big trucks? Come check out a bunch of them at the East Lansing Public Library on Tuesday evening! ELi's Andrew Graham tells you more.

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.

 

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