Tag Archives: Leforge

Nearly one year since the murder of their daughter, the family of EMU student Julia Niswender redoubles their efforts to find her killer

I know it’s unlikely that anyone in the audience right now has information pertinent to the Julia Niswender murder investigation, but, having just watched this video of her mother, step-father and sisters pleading desperately for help, I felt compelled to at least ask. As Niswender, an Eastern Michigan undergrad who worked at the Pittsfield Township […]

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Ypsilanti Police Department, Washtenaw County Sheriff Department and Eastern Michigan University Department of Public Safety to increase and coordinate police patrols in the Leforge Road area

In response to the recent surge in violent criminal activity north of the City, and the subsequent public outcry, the Ypsilanti Police Department, the Washtenaw County Sheriff Department and the Eastern Michigan University Department of Public Safety have come together to announce a coordinated offensive that would put more officers on the ground around the […]

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This weekend’s many violent crimes, what they mean about our community, and how we should respond

While I was away this past weekend, it would seem all hell broke loose in Ypsilanti. An Eastern Michigan University student athlete by the name of Demarius Reed was shot to death in an apparent robbery on Friday morning, after leaving a party at the University Green Apartments, at the 700 block of West Clark […]

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