The 2017 Michigan State University homecoming parade will shutdown streets starting at 2:30 p.m. Thursday.
Parade route: The parade begins at the Hannah Community Center and travels south on Abbot Road to Grand River Avenue and into campus at the Collingwood Drive entrance, concluding at the corner of Farm and Shaw Lanes.
According to the Lansing State Journal, Michigan State junior running back LJ Scott was arrested Wednesday for driving on a suspended license. This is the seventh time that Scott, 21, has faced the same, or a similar charge.
Some East Lansing residents have expressed their happiness with the Park District Planning Area property being torn down this weekend. WKAR’s Katie Cook spoke to several Friday, including two employees of businesses near the property.
Michigan State University graduate, now SportsCenter host on ESPN, Jemele Hill, made national headlines earlier this week when she called President Donald Trump a white supremacist via Twitter. ESPN issued a statement noting that Hill's comments do not represent the company and that they had addressed it with Hill. This morning on Twitter President Trump said ESPN "is paying a really big price for its politics (and bad programming). People are dumping it in RECORD numbers. Apologize for untruth."
WKAR news director Reginald Hardwick picked the brain of three local sports journalists. Graham Couch (sports columnists for the Lansing State Journal), Rico Beard (host of "The Spartan Beat" on The Team 92.1FM), and Al Martin (host of WKAR's "Current Sports") joined Hardwick to express their thoughts on the Jemele Hill tweets.
East Lansing will swear-in its new police chief Larry Sparkes on August 25. He is a 30-year veteran of the force who has also held high-level positions in his hometown of Laingsburg in Shiawassee county. He talked with WKAR's Reginald Hardwick about his new and old jobs.
WKAR's Reginald Hardwick talks with East Lansing police chief Larry Sparkes, who was sworn-in as top cop in August 2017.
There’s a change happening along Grand River in East Lansing. Buildings are being prepped for renovation, which means some businesses are relocating. WKAR’s Jamie Paisley learned about one business that decided to add-on a little something.
Learn more about the East Lansing architecture firm that opened their own art gallery annex.
ByCarina Garcia: Current Sports Beat Reporter•Jul 26, 2017
Former MSU football player Kaleel Gaines opens up about his reason to transfer from Michigan State to play football at Arizona Western Junior College. He also addresses what went wrong last year, including the sexual assault charges of his former teammates.