Crime

The Division of Public Safety and Security released a crime alert Friday afternoon, announcing an armed robbery that took place Friday morning at 9 a.m. off-campus on the 600 block of E. Washington St. near State Street. 

The Ann Arbor Police Department has charged 29-year-old Ann Arbor resident Kyle Andrew Bessemer with four felony counts of poisoning food or drink Thursday, announced pol

Five University of Michigan students created a petition advocating for cameras at blue light phones around campus to increase safety.

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Hash Bash — an annual April event when pot enthusiasts from Ann Arbor and beyond gather to smoke marijuana and meander around campus — will be on the University of Michigan’s Diag Saturday afternoon.

Chalk graffiti on the Diag Wednesday that reads "#stop ISLAM" and "Trump 2016". "TRUMP 2016" was written over and altered to say "MAKE DONAL DRUMPF AGAIN 2016".

Though the phrases were written in chalk, students gathered on the Diag Wednesday afternoon said they thought the effects of them were more permanent on campus climate.

The University of Michigan’s Division of Public Security and Safety announced Tuesday afternoon that it will run a test of its emergency alert system Thursday at noon.

It’s been a little more than six months since John Seto, the former police chief of Ann Arbor, took over as the University of Michigan’s housing security director — and some students still aren’t comfortable with his appointment.

Brian Baker, DPSS liaison to student life, discusses campus safety and student-police relationships in regards to students of color at the Michigan Union on Saturday.

The Black Student Union partnered with Students of Color of Rackham to host a day-long forum on local policing Saturday. Security officers and administrators from a variety of University of Michigan departments took part as well, representing the University’s Division of Public Security and Safety and the Ann Arbor Police Department.

Two men were arrested Saturday afternoon for lighting fireworks while publicly intoxicated, the Ann Arbor Police Department confirmed.

Though Uber and other ridesharing services are facing a nationwide call for increased regulation on drivers — in Michigan specifically, following a mass shooting carri