As of March 29, 37.3% of East Lansing residents have responded to the 2020 census. Michigan State's undergraduate and graduate student governments sent an email out to students last week addressing COVID-19's impact on it.
The state attorney general's office received the case file that alleges suspended MSU basketball player Brock Washington raped a woman in January.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer addressed the need for continued and increased medical help as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to ramp up in Michigan.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed questions from Michiganders via a virtual town hall March 26. After Whitmer's recent "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order, many Michiganders wondered about the economy, guidelines about travel, mental health and testing kit availability.
Engaged Outreach, a Michigan nonprofit focused on providing a proactive approach to social and mental wellbeing, has worked to improve youth mental health and combat rising suicide rates among youth and young adults.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is looking to file a civil lawsuit against Frequency Apps Corporation and Biores Technologies Inc. regarding the sale of a "Coronavirus Defender Patch." Price gouging complaints related to COVID-19 total 1,578 as of 7 a.m. March 24.
A Michigan State international student died on Saturday, March 21. Stay with The State News for more updates on this story.
East Lansing Mayor Ruth Beier has extended the local state of emergency declaration through Monday, April 13 at 11:59 p.m. due to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s new "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order.
Confirmed cases and deaths due to COVID-19 are expected to continue to rise according to Whitmer. Whitmer responds with the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" executive order.
Over the weekend Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed 4 executive orders meant to combat the spread of COVID-19 and mitigate the negative effects of social distancing and quarantining.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed concerns about a potential order to shelter-in-place or a call for martial law in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. She said both of these claims are false.
All members of the council approved an extension of the local state of emergency to April 6 and any other extensions as determined by the mayor to April 30.