April Austin, a legally blind EMU student, is seeking donations for a stem cell transplant that could stop multiple sclerosis in it’s tracks. While her health deteriorates, she is caring for her 11-year-old autistic son who is non-verbal, and working as a substitute teacher in Ypsilanti.
Y-Town S.W.A.G. Summer Without Any Guns is a campaign, started by Ypsilanti City Councilman Anthony Morgan, with the goal of raising awareness for gun violence and creating safe places throughout the community.
Eastern Michigan University plans to sell the Corporate Education Center located on the premises of Eagle Crest Resort. The Board of Regents authorized EMU President James Smith to move forward with negotiating and executing the final sales documents during their June 13 meeting.
The Ypsilanti City Council approved two sponsorship’s for the 2019 Heritage Festival during the June 2 council meeting despite some council members having concerns with the festivals policy that excludes youth.
The Ypsilanti Police Department has identified Matthew Haddad as the suspect involved in the incident that left multiple local businesses with broken windows on June 11.
The Eagle Engage Corps program aims to combine student debt forgiveness and community service to re-engage former students who were unable to continue their education due to financial difficulties.
Brittney Barros, a senior at Eastern Michigan University, has spent her life advocating for children in foster care. On June 16, she received the Heroes for Change award at the Radio Disney Music Awards.
Police are investigating the shootings that occurred the evening of June 11.
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.