Public Safety and Crime

Ask ELi: BWL and Your Trees—What Are Your Rights?

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Today, "Ask ELi" looks at the question of what rights property owners have with regard to BWL's tree trimming and tree removal. We talk to Greg McClelland, the lawyer who defended two East Lansing homeowners sued by BWL.

High School Put on Brief Safety Lockdown This Morning

Monday, October 10, 2016

East Lansing High School went into a “shelter in place lockdown” for about fifteen minutes this morning following a perceived credible threat. What happened, and what does "shelter in place lockdown" mean?

Accident Impacts Traffic at Haslett & Park Lake

Monday, September 19, 2016

The intersection of Haslett Road and Park Lake Roads will function as a four way stop during Monday morning’s commute following an accident yesterday. The East Lansing Police Department advises drivers to seek another route.

Ask ELi: Fire Coverage for East Lansing

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

A reader asks whether there's enough coverage for emergencies during large-scale MSU events like home football games. Eli investigates.

Four Years After Application Submitted, DEQ Reviews EL Wastewater Plant's Permit

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Four years after East Lansing applied for a renewal of its expired environmental permit to dump millions of gallons a day of treated wastewater into the Red Cedar River, the DEQ is suddenly reviewing the application. A lot has happened at that plant since that application went in. The DEQ is giving the public only until Friday to weigh in.