Detachments of dozens of Michigan State Police troops marched into buildings surrounding the State Capitol building at 9 a.m. Sunday. Along Ottawa Street, several more were loading up with bulletproof vests and wooden batons, tear gas canisters tucked into their bags.
A chain link fence was erected this morning around Lansing City Hall as state and city officials brace for the potential of armed and violent protests in the capital city this weekend. The resounding warning: Stay the hell away from downtown Lansing on Sunday.
If you grew up in Greater Lansing, or have spent time hanging out on Michigan State University’s campus, you probably have a great story about Pinball Pete’s. The arcade hall and Spartan stomping ground is an epicenter for first dates, birthday parties and otherwise unforgettable nights out. Now, amid the devastating coronavirus pandemic, Pinball Pete’s is calling on the public for help.
U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin is calling for a sense of unity among Michiganders amid expectations of armed and violent protests in cities across the nation — including Lansing — during the remaining days before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday.
On this edition of City Pulse On the Air, editor and publisher Berl Schwartz leads listeners through the remaining excerpts from interviews conducted for the annual City Pulse People Issue. Click here to check out part one.
Michigan State University is inviting the public to take a virtual tour through the halls of its world-renowned Facility for Rare Isotope Beams. Attendees can check out how world-class nuclear research is conducted at MSU, and will even get to scope out locations where in-person tours are not allowed to visit.