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Obama’s hope and change hard-earned in Michigan

Obama’s hope and change hard-earned in MichiganSlow but steady economic recovery, health care law leave divisive legacy
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint frustrated a year after Snyder’s ‘fix it’ promise

Flint frustrated a year after Snyder’s ‘fix it’ promiseA year ago, Gov. Rick Snyder addressed Flint’s water ills by telling the residents, “I am sorry, and I will fix it”
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
News

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver : One Year Later

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver : One Year LaterAfter her first year in office, Flint Mayor Karen Weaver speaks to Detroit News reporter Jim Lynch on her continuing battle against the State of Michigan over her city’s water crisis.
  • News
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Detroit

MLK program in Detroit focuses on Flint water crisis

MLK program in Detroit focuses on Flint water crisisMartin Luther King Jr. Senior High School honors civil rights leaders, others who have aided Detroit and Flint
  • Detroit
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Up to 4K Flint homes could get new faucets

Up to 4K Flint homes could get new faucetsThose who qualifying will have a kitchen and bathroom faucet replaced in wake of lead-tainted water crisis, state says
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint water town hall leaves residents discouraged

Flint water town hall leaves residents discouragedThe distance between Flint residents and the ability to trust their water and those in charge of it appears wide
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Michigan

Flint town hall meeting

Flint town hall meetingFlint town hall meeting
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Flint Water Crisis

State orders legionella action by Genesee, hospital

State orders legionella action by Genesee, hospitalMcLaren Flint hospital, Genesee County Health Department fire back at state, with McLaren decrying state’s ‘fixation’
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

EPA offers $17M in Flint-inspired aid via new program

EPA offers $17M in Flint-inspired aid via new programPart of the $170 million in Flint-inspired aid approved by Congress is being made available to Flint, other communities
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Officials meet in Chicago to discuss Flint water crisis

Officials meet in Chicago to discuss Flint water crisisIt was a meeting touted as an opportunity for officials to share testing data on the safety of city drinking water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

ACLU sounds Flint water alarm ahead of EPA summit

ACLU sounds Flint water alarm ahead of EPA summitSchool issues “must be addressed before anyone can say the water in Flint is safe,” according to the Michigan ACLU
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Snyder signs 3-day lead-contaminated water alert law

Snyder signs 3-day lead-contaminated water alert lawSparked by Flint water crisis, legislation will require cities to notify residents of dangerous levels within 3 days
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Report: Cher to star in TV movie on Flint water crisis

Report: Cher to star in TV movie on Flint water crisisIconic entertainer who has spoken out about the issue tapped for project, Hollywood Reporter reports
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Mich. partly covers Flint water bills another 3 months

Mich. partly covers Flint water bills another 3 monthsFlint residents and businesses will continue qualifying for state-funded credits on their water bills
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

State could pay for Flint EMs’ criminal defense

State could pay for Flint EMs’ criminal defenseDarnell Earley and Gerald Ambrose should “pay for their own damn defense,” Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich said
  • Local
  • 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

AG Schuette’s office draws new criticism on Flint probe

AG Schuette’s office draws new criticism on Flint probeApproval by Attorney General Schuette’s office of a questionable document spurred a call for a new look at Flint case
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Flint Water Crisis

State explains why no bottled water delivery in Flint

State explains why no bottled water delivery in FlintThe state said it faces “financial, logistical and practical difficulties” in carrying out the operation
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 4 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

‘False pretense’ charges may be hard to pursue in Flint

‘False pretense’ charges may be hard to pursue in FlintHurdles may lie ahead in how those accused benefited from their alleged illegal actions, and who was harmed
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Snyder on Flint EMs: ‘They worked hard in good faith’

Snyder on Flint EMs: ‘They worked hard in good faith’Snyder responded to characterization former emergency managers fixated on Flint’s finances to detriment of public health
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Gov. Snyder Reflects on Flint Water Crisis

Gov. Snyder Reflects on Flint Water CrisisMichigan Gov. Snyder sat down with The Detroit News Wednesday afternoon in his Lansing office and reflected on the year's developments in the Flint Water Crisis, touching on emergency managers, water quality, progress in Flint and legal developments.
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Motion seeks to force Flint bottled water delivery

Motion seeks to force Flint bottled water deliveryA judge issued an order last month that calls for four cases of bottled water per resident be delivered each week
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Ex-Flint EM Earley arraigned on criminal charges

Ex-Flint EM Earley arraigned on criminal chargesEarley appeared with his attorney in 67th District Court in Flint where he was arraigned on false pretenses
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Court: Judge shouldn’t have issued Flint orders

Court: Judge shouldn’t have issued Flint ordersA three-judge panel said 7th Circuit Judge Geoffrey Neithercut’s orders were an abuse of his discretion
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint crisis charges raise scrutiny of EM law

Flint crisis charges raise scrutiny of EM lawThe charges center on two former emergency managers and two former Flint public works officials.
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Meet latest 4 charged over Flint’s water crisis

Meet latest 4 charged over Flint’s water crisisTwo former emergency managers and two former city utility workers were charged Tuesday for their alleged roles
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint EMs not protected from criminal prosecution

Flint EMs not protected from criminal prosecutionEarley and Ambrose, both appointed by Snyder, are targets of a state investigation into alleged misconduct in office
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

State to spend $550K on Flint grocery store upgrades
Experts say sound nutrition can help minimize the effects of lead exposure.

State to spend $550K on Flint grocery store upgradesExperts say sound nutrition can help minimize the effects of lead exposure.
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Schuette announces new criminal charges in Flint water crisis

Schuette announces new criminal charges in Flint water crisisMichigan attorney general Bill Schuette announces charges against four new players, including former Flint emergency managers Darnell Earley and Gerald Ambrose, who were both appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder.
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Cummings: Rushing to close Flint probe ‘inconceivable’

Cummings: Rushing to close Flint probe ‘inconceivable’After new Flint criminal charges, top Democrat on House Oversight committee says GOP prematurely closed investigation
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Schuette filing more criminal charges in Flint probe

Schuette filing more criminal charges in Flint probeAttorney General Bill Schuette plans to announce new charges in his Flint water crisis investigation on Tuesday
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Appeals court sides with water delivery for Flint

Appeals court sides with water delivery for FlintCourt said Flint residents continue to suffer irreparable harm from the lack of reliable access to safe drinking water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

House panel: State, federal failures caused Flint

House panel: State, federal failures caused FlintAfter a yearlong inquiry, congressional committee concludes the Flint water crisis resulted from government failures
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Michigan

Lansing replaces city’s final lead service line

Lansing replaces city’s final lead service lineLansing removed its last lead service line Wednesday, ending a 12-year removal campaign
  • Michigan
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Judge: There was no authority for secretive Flint order

Judge: There was no authority for secretive Flint orderA Court of Appeals judge made comment in case of court order issued by Judge Geoffrey Neithercut
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint early warning bill lined up in Michigan Senate

Flint early warning bill lined up in Michigan SenateCities like Flint would be required to alert residents of elevated lead levels within three days under the legislation
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

State: New tests show Flint doesn't need bottled water

State: New tests show Flint doesn't need bottled waterState officials cite ‘progress’ of reducing lead levels, want a stay in court order to provide cases of bottled water.
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

UM, Google create Flint water crisis app

UM, Google create Flint water crisis appUM and Google have teamed up to create an app aimed at helping Flint residents deal with the water crisis.
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Senate passes bills containing aid for Flint

Senate passes bills containing aid for FlintCongress sends bills to president containing $170 million in aid for Flint and other communities with contaminated water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

DEQ testing: Flint water below federal action level

DEQ testing: Flint water below federal action levelResults show 96 percent of samples taken from city taps returned lead readings of 15 parts per billion or less
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

House OKs bills funding $170M for Flint, other cities

House OKs bills funding $170M for Flint, other citiesHouse approved bills with $170M for Flint and other cities, but drought provisions face Democratic opposition in Senate
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint aid could face U.S. Senate obstacles

Flint aid could face U.S. Senate obstaclesBills set to authorize and appropriate $170 million in Flint-related aid could receive vote Thursday in U.S. House
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint water likely Legionella cause, expert says

Flint water likely Legionella cause, expert says‘Very little doubt’ that 2014 water switch led to deadly outbreak, scientists say, but state health officials unsure
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

‘Poison pill’ threatens Flint aid in Congress

‘Poison pill’ threatens Flint aid in CongressThe final water resources bill released by lawmakers would authorize $170 million in Flint-inspired aid
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

State officials appeal bottled water delivery in Flint

State officials appeal bottled water delivery in FlintState officials sought a stay of a preliminary injunction issued by U.S. District Judge David Lawson
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Judge maintains order: Deliver water to Flint residents

Judge maintains order: Deliver water to Flint residentsU.S. District Judge David Lawson also accused the state of mischaracterizing the relief he ordered
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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