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Last night, amid a tense and sometimes ugly scene, City Council decided which company would get the coveted right to open a retail marijuana operation along Grand River Avenue in East Lansing. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
According to ELPD, “suspects forced their way into an apartment where an altercation occurred" and a shot was fired. Police found a man with a gunshot wound and are now looking for the suspects. ELi brings you the information made available so far.
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?
If East Lansing's City Attorney doesn't have to pay for his sidewalk, why should the City make you pay for yours? A whistleblower is now pushing that question in federal court. ELi investigates the latest claims and counter-claims in the case.
When should a coffee shop drive-through be allowed to have less than the legally-required space? East Lansing's Zoning Board of Appeals tackled that question on Wednesday. ELi's Andrew Graham and Alice Dreger report.
If, at its meeting tonight, Council approves a zoning change recommended by Planning Commission, we could see more hotels and motels in East Lansing, particularly in certain areas. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
East Lansing's Transportation Commission supports converting another portion of Harrison Road from four lanes to three in order to add bike lanes. But Council, anticipating controversy, is going to decide the matter. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
East Lansing's government now publicly admits violating federal conflict-of-interest rules in a matter involving the City Attorney. But it is still resisting releasing related government communications. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.