This morning, a suspect was arrested from Walton Hall in connection to the April 2018 murder of Christopher Marsh. The arrest was orchestrated by Pittsfield Township Police, with help from the Washtenaw County Metro SWAT team.
In this week’s news, a vigil held in honor of a young man killed in Ypsilanti Township Park, info on CloseUP Theatre Troupe’s anticipated MLK performances, as well as an opportunity to become a part of the Eastern Pride Identity Coalition.
Eastern Michigan University’s first ever accessibility crew will take action this winter during the EMU Theatre’s presentation of “Still Life with Iris.” Under the guidance of Elena SV Flys, EMU assistant professor of arts administration, the accessibility crew is responsible for designing the access services that will be available for three of the six performances that will take place in Quirk Theatre in Dec.
The police blotter is a report of criminal activity going on in Ypsilanti and Eastern Michigan University during the week of September 30 through October 4.
On Thursday, August 1 at Eastern Michigan University, a group of 27 5th grade girls presented final STEM projects during the closing ceremony of the “Girls in Engineering Academy,” a month-long STEM program hosted in partnership with the The Engineering Society of Detroit.
Channel 4/Click On Detroit revealed that an Eastern Michigan University employee is accused of recording a relative and her boyfriend participating in sex acts via hidden cameras. Michael Pickerel, an EMU alum and staff member at the College of Business’s Dean’s office, did not have hidden cameras on school property, but was placed on administrative leave on June 10 in relation to the accusations.
Police are investigating the shootings that occurred the evening of June 11.
Stephen “Ken” Hobbs has been selected as fire chief for the City of Ypsilanti after his initial rejection by the former city manager. The now resigned manager chose to elect a candidate from outside the city over the much respected Hobbs who has served with the Ypsilanti Fire Department for 33 years.
The 3rd annual Ypsi Pride drew hundreds together to celebrate LGBTQ+ community.
A school bus is being converted in a mobile beauty salon and geared toward empowering women.
Annie Somerville is appointed to the Ypsilanti City Council a week after interviews were held to fill the position.
The Ypsilanti City Council met on June 4. These are my live-tweets from the meeting.
The theater department at EMU celebrated their opening night production of She Kills Monsters on Friday, May 31 at the Quirk-Sponberg Theater. She Kills Monsters is a heartwarming adventure through the geek culture of the 1990’s. With surprisingly professional audio and visual effects and a cast that brings the characters to life, She Kills Monsters is a must-see. This show will run through June 9, with 2 pm showings on June 2 and 9 and 7 pm showings on June 7 and 8. Tickets can be purchased at the Quirk box office or online at emutix.com. There will also be a special second run of the show the first weekend of the fall semester, starting September 5.
Four candidates interviewed to fill the vacant 3rd Ward city council seat on Tuesday, May 28 at City Hall. They spoke before city council members and a room of concerned citizens.
Police are searching for a suspect after a man was robbed at the corner of Emmet and Ballard Street early Monday morning.
The first phase of renovations to the REC/IM will be completed by the fall of 2019. The renovations include a basketball, volleyball and badminton courts, a meeting space and a fitness area.
The 28th annual Camaro Superfest returns to Ypsilanti’s Riverside Park July 5-7. The city has agreed to co-sponsor the event this year by fixing the internal road in the park.
The police blotter is a collection of the criminal going-ons at Eastern Michigan University for the weeks of May 13 to May 24.
The police blotter is a collection of the criminal going-ons at Eastern Michigan University for the weeks of April 29 through May 11.