This summer, ELi was lucky to have journalism student Andrew Graham home on break (and reporting for us). He spent his last night in town riding with an ELPD officer, and seeing East Lansing from a perspective he hadn't even imagined.
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 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.
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?
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.