Tonight's scheduled basketball game between the Eastern Michigan University Eagles and Ohio University Bobcats has been canceled due to a robbery on the Ohio University campus this morning.
Ohio University officials say a gunman robbed a student around 9:30 this morning. Because the suspect has not been apprehended, Ohio University canceled classes and activities for the remainder of the day. Tonight's game will be re-scheduled.
The death of Eastern Michigan University student Julia Niswender has been ruled a homicide. That's according to final autopsy results from the Washtenaw County Medical Examiner's office, which says toxicology results did not yield any conclusive information. Niswender was found dead in her off-campus apartment December 11th. A suspect has not been identified, but a press release indicates that Ypsilanti Police, State Police and Federal agencies "continue to utilize all available tools and investigate all possible sources of information" regarding the case. Anyone with information that c
Author Tim Wise says most Americans celebrate a sanitized, whitewashed version of Martin Luther King Jr., not the radical advocate for social justice he really was. Wise gave the keynote address at Monday's MLK Day celebration at Eastern Michigan University. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
The investigation into how 23 yerar-old Julia Niswender died continues, as the Eastern Michigan University student is laid to rest. A funeral service was held today for Niswender, who was found dead in her off-campus apartment last Tuesday night. Ypsilanti police spent the weekend talking to people in the area surrounding the Peninsular Place apartments, trying to find out if anyone saw or heard anything that might be helpful to the investigation. Niswender's death is being investigated as a possible homicide, although the cause of her death has not yet been determined.
About 200 people attended a candlelight vigil Friday night at the Lakehouse at Eastern Michigan University for Julia Niswender, the EMU junior found dead in her off-campus apartment Tuesday night. Friends and family took turns speaking about the 23 year-old and what they'll miss most about her.
Ypsilanti police are investigating Niswender's death as a "possible homicide". Preliminary autopsy results were inconclusive and more tests will be conducted to determine the cause of death.