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East Lansing Police Chief Larry Sparkes Retires After 33 Years of Dedicated Service

March 17, 2020 - 1:00pm
East Lansing Police Chief Lawrence (Larry) Sparkes has retired from the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) after 33 years of dedicated service. His last day with ELPD was March 15, 2020.

City of East Lansing Publishes Local State of Emergency Continuity of Operations Plan

March 16, 2020 - 6:18pm
he City of East Lansing has published a Local State of Emergency Continuity of Operations Plan for community members.

East Lansing Mayor Declares Local State of Emergency in Response to Novel Coronavirus 2019

March 16, 2020 - 5:49pm
In light of the growing number of positive cases of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Michigan, East Lansing Mayor Ruth Beier has declared a local state of emergency in the City of East Lansing.

ELPD Sends Pending Internal Investigation of Alleged Excessive Force to Michigan State Police

March 16, 2020 - 1:33am
The East Lansing Police Department has forwarded a pending internal investigation of alleged excessive force during an arrest that was made in December 2019 to the Michigan State Police for review and a potential criminal investigation.

ICHD Issues Emergency Order Reducing Legal Occupancy at Licensed Food Service Establishments by Half

March 15, 2020 - 6:56pm
It was announced today, March 15 that the legal occupancy load at licensed food service establishments will be reduced by 50 percent by order of the Ingham County Health Department (ICHD) effective March 16, 2020 at 5 p.m. through April 5, 2020 at 5 p.m.

East Lansing Mayor Declares Local State of Emergency in Response to Novel Coronavirus 2019

March 14, 2020 - 4:28pm
In light of the growing number of positive cases of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Michigan, East Lansing Mayor Ruth Beier has declared a local state of emergency in the City of East Lansing.

East Lansing Mayor Declares Local State of Emergency in Response to Novel Coronavirus 2019

March 14, 2020 - 12:53am
In light of the growing number of positive cases of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Michigan, East Lansing Mayor Ruth Beier has declared a local state of emergency in the City of East Lansing.

East Lansing Mayor Declares Local State of Emergency in Response to Novel Coronavirus 2019

March 13, 2020 - 6:37pm
In light of the growing number of positive cases of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Michigan, East Lansing Mayor Ruth Beier has declared a local state of emergency in the City of East Lansing.

East Lansing Mayor Declares Local State of Emergency in Response to Novel Coronavirus 2019

March 13, 2020 - 4:23pm
In light of last night’s announcement of 12 presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Michigan, East Lansing Mayor Ruth Beier has declared a local state of emergency in the City of East Lansing.

ELPD Sends Pending Internal Investigation of Alleged Excessive Force to Michigan State Police

March 12, 2020 - 6:06pm
The East Lansing Police Department has forwarded a pending internal investigation of alleged excessive force during an arrest that was made in December 2019 to the Michigan State Police for review and a potential criminal investigation.

East Lansing City Clerk Provides Primary Election Voter Turnout Statistics

March 11, 2020 - 7:29pm
In light of several requests from media, the East Lansing City Clerk’s office is providing the following voter turnout statistics related to yesterday’s Presidential Primary Election in East Lansing.

ELPD Sends Pending Internal Investigation of Alleged Excessive Force to Michigan State Police

March 11, 2020 - 6:54pm
The East Lansing Police Department has forwarded a pending internal investigation of alleged excessive force during an arrest that was made in December 2019 to the Michigan State Police for review and a potential criminal investigation.

East Lansing City Clerk Provides Primary Election Voter Turnout Statistics

March 11, 2020 - 3:09pm
In light of several requests from media, the East Lansing City Clerk’s office is providing the following voter turnout statistics related to yesterday’s Presidential Primary Election in East Lansing.

Human Relations Commission’s Coffee & Conversation Series Continues with Gender Edition

March 11, 2020 - 10:41am
The East Lansing Human Relations Commission’s (HRC) Coffee & Conversation series continues with a Gender Edition on Wednesday, March 18 from 5-7 p.m. at Foster Coffee Company, 196 Albert Ave.

East Lansing Public Library to Host 9th Annual Books, Bites and Bids

March 11, 2020 - 10:06am
The East Lansing Public Library will host its annual fundraising event; Books, Bites, and Bids; on Friday, April 17 from 5:30-9 p.m., with a presentation at 6:30 pm.

Free Overnight Parking Offered at Specific Downtown East Lansing Locations on Saint Patrick’s Day

March 9, 2020 - 2:14pm
In an effort to encourage safe rides home on Saint Patrick’s Day, the City of East Lansing’s Parking Division has partnered with the East Lansing Downtown Management Board to provide free overnight parking at specific locations in downtown East Lansing.

ELPD Case Report and Video Footage from Internal Investigation Now Online

March 5, 2020 - 8:35am
The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) has published the case report and video footage from its internal investigation into an allegation of excessive force on the City’s website.

ELPD Case Report and Video Footage from Internal Investigation Now Online

March 5, 2020 - 8:35am
The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) has published the case report and video footage from its internal investigation into an allegation of excessive force on the City’s website.

East Lansing City Clerk’s Offices Provides Information on How to Spoil an AV Ballot

March 2, 2020 - 3:51pm
In light of a candidate dropping out of the 2020 presidential race, the East Lansing City Clerk’s office is advising East Lansing voters of their options for spoiling and re-voting their absentee voter (AV) ballot leading up to next week’s election.

East Lansing City Clerk’s Offices Provides Information on How to Spoil an AV Ballot

March 2, 2020 - 3:51pm
In light of a candidate dropping out of the 2020 presidential race, the East Lansing City Clerk’s office is advising East Lansing voters of their options for spoiling and re-voting their absentee voter (AV) ballot leading up to next week’s election.

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