Feb. 12 2014
If after Philip Seymour Hoffman’s deadly overdose in New York and a governor’s assertion of a statewide “crisis” in Vermont you still feel far removed from heroin abuse, think again
Feb. 12 2014
Wednesday, Feb. 12 — The Lansing Police Department generated a flurry of negative comments on Facebook today when it released security camera images of a woman it needed help identifying —...
Feb. 10 2014
Monday, Feb. 10 — The Lansing City Council unanimously approved plans tonight for going forward with a $2.2 million overhaul of the city’s technology infrastructure
Feb. 5 2014
It will no longer take hundreds of dollars and hours of work for the public to access basic information about unsolved homicides being investigated by the Lansing Police Department
Feb. 4 2014
Tuesday, Feb. 4 — An independent panel has formally requested documents from the Lansing Board of Water and Light on its emergency preparedness, media and public communications, resource levels and...
Jan. 29 2014
Wednesday, Jan. 29 — An internal struggle among Lansing City Council members, the city attorney and the city clerk over a new seating arrangement at meetings has left one Councilwoman “disgusted”...
Jan. 29 2014
For as long as anyone can remember, Lansing’s city clerk and city attorney have sat on either side of the president during City Council meetings
Jan. 29 2014
Less than two years ago, state Rep.Mike Callton, R-Nashville, struggled just to get his conservative colleagues to discuss medical marijuana dispensaries
Jan. 29 2014
This story was updated on Jan. 29 to include finalized dates and locations for the Community Review Team's public hearings. About that rate increase … In Monday’s Lansing State Journal,...
Jan. 23 2014
Thursday, Jan. 23 — While he is “pleased to see changes underway” as the Board of Water and Light improves its contact with customers following last month’s ice storm, state Rep....
Jan. 23 2014
Thursday, Jan. 23 — It appears an independent panel reviewing the Board of Water and Light’s response to last month’s ice storm will play a balancing act for the next two months as it...
Jan. 22 2014
At a Jan. 15 hearing, Ingham County Circuit Judge William Collette was getting antsy with the defendants and their lawyers before him
Jan. 22 2014
Steppin’ In It was never really a band, but rather, a couple of them. It’s traveled the country as a swinging, Cajun string quartet, something straight out of the French Quarter. It manifested...
Jan. 22 2014
Wednesday, Jan. 22 — The chairman of a 10-member panel conducting an external review of the Board of Water and Light announced his plan for transparency today following reports this week that some...
Jan. 21 2014
Tuesday, Jan. 21 — The developer of a $24 million plan to redesign Trowbridge Plaza has not formally withdrawn his plans from city officials, despite a report in the Lansing State Journal today that...
Jan. 16 2014
Thursday, Jan. 16 — State Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, introduced legislation Wednesday that could halt a parent’s or guardian’s use of medical marijuana if a judge determines that...
Jan. 15 2014
A student ghetto. Burning couches. A loss of commercial enterprise. It’s a housing image the city of East Lansing has struggled with for years, and one City Councilwoman Ruth Beier hopes to avoid...
Jan. 15 2014
Goodrich’s Shop-Rite, the family owned business based in East Lansing’s Trowbridge Plaza, is unable to close for six to eight months to renovate the 26,000-square-foot grocery store
Jan. 13 2014
Monday, Jan. 13 — In marked contrast to the past two years of drawn out, contentious votes to elect City Council leadership, it took the Council less than five minutes tonight to install Councilwoman...
Jan. 10 2014
Friday, Jan. 10 — A’Lynne Boles and Judi Brown Clarke will lead the Lansing City Council in 2014, two sources familiar with the deal say. Boles would be the Council president, while newcomer...