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Flint Water Crisis

Flint excavates lead, iron water pipelines a year ahead of schedule

Flint checks lead water pipes a year earlyFlint Mayor Karen Weaver is set to announce that city officials have excavated all targeted lead and iron pipelines and replaced some of them one year early
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Charge dropped against ex-Flint utilities official

Final charge dropped against former Flint utilities officialA final misdemeanor charge has been dropped against the former utilities director in Flint
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Cummings is ready to bring Snyder back before Congress over Flint

Cummings plans to reopen Flint probe"I'm not done with Flint," said U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, the incoming chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Wells awaits trial fate in Flint involuntary manslaughter case

Wells awaits fate in Flint manslaughter caseState Medical Executive Eden Wells will learn Dec. 7 whether she will face trial for involuntary manslaughter related to a Flint Legionnaires' outbreak
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Michigan

More contamination confirmed at former Buick City site

More contamination confirmed at former Buick City siteOfficials say the sale of remaining portions of a massive former manufacturing site in Flint
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Lawsuit alleges state failing Flint special education kids

Lawsuit alleges state failing Flint special ed kidsAttorneys for Flint schoolchildren allege state is systemically failing to meet the needs of special education students
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Doc charged in Legionnaires’ death gets accolade

Doc charged in Legionnaires’ death gets accoladeDr. Eden Wells has been awarded the Roy R. Manty Distinguished Service Award
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Michigan

5 to be inducted into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame

5 to be inducted into the Mich. Women’s Hall of FameDr. Mona Hanna-Attisha is among three contemporary women and Agatha Biddle is one of two historical women being inducted
  • Michigan
  • 2 months ago
  • Michigan

    Musk donation to pay for Flint school water filtration systems

    Musk to donate water stations to Flint schoolsFlint Community Schools thanked the tech billionaire for “investing” in students’ health and future in a tweet Thursday
    • Michigan
    • 2 months ago
    Michigan

    Schuette: Democrats' Flint attack ad 'nonsense'

    Schuette: Democrats’ Flint attack ad ‘nonsense’Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bill Schuette is dismissing a new Democratic attack ad alleging he ignored Flint water contamination complaints until it became politically advantageous
    • Michigan
    • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
    Michigan

    Appeals court revives ex-Flint official's lawsuit against city for wrongful firing

    Appeals court revives ex-Flint official’s lawsuitThe U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that former Flint administrator Natasha Henderson's wrongful firing suit against Mayor Weaver may proceed
    • Michigan
    • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
    Entertainment

    Miss Michigan creates splash with comment on state's water

    Miss Michigan’s water comment creates splashEmily Sioma wins fans, if not the Miss America crown
    • Entertainment
    • 3 months ago
    Movies

    Michael Moore's fiery 'Fahrenheit 11/9' takes on both sides of the aisle

    Moore’s ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ takes on both partiesFilm premieres in Toronto, is highly critical of Mich. gov, president and democratic establishment
    • Movies
    • 3 months ago
    Education

    Bottled water among school supplies for Detroit, Flint kids

    Bottled water school supply for some studentsBoth school districts, Detroit Public Schools Community District and Flint Community Schools, have turned off drinking water inside school buildings.
    • Education
    • 3 months, 1 week ago
    Daniel Howes

    Podcast: Howes on deepening GOP divide

    Podcast: Howes on deepening GOP divideIn this week's podcast, Daniel Howes says Michigan’s governing Republicans head into this weekend’s convention divided.
    • Daniel Howes
    • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    EPA expert: DEQ officials admitted not using anti-corrosion controls in Flint

    Expert: Officials didn’t use corrosion controlsA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency water expert testified that a state official said Flint was not treating its water with corrosion controls
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
    Nation

    Flint water researcher’s defamation lawsuit challenged

    Flint water researcher’s defamation lawsuit challengedA Flint resident is embroiled in a legal battle over a letter criticizing a professor who helped expose the water crisis
    • Nation
    • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Judge: 'Corrupt' health chief Lyon heads to trial on Flint crisis manslaughter charges

    Snyder aide faces manslaughter trial in FlintMichigan Health and Human Services chief Nick Lyon will go to trial on Flint crisis felony charges, 67th District Court Judge David Goggins ruled
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    War of words, science still rages over lead contamination in Flint

    Science war rages over lead exposure in FlintContention that Flint kids weren't really "poisoned" ignites scientific firestorm
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 4 months ago
    Michigan

    EPA sides with state in battle over Flint water fix order

    EPA sides with state over Flint water fix orderThe EPA has sided with the state in a battle over whether the city of Flint should be forced to fix its water system.
    • Michigan
    • 4 months ago
    Politics

    Ex-Flint mayor ousted in water crisis loses House bid

    Ex-Flint mayor ousted in water crisis loses state House bidDayne Walling, who was ousted amid a lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, lost his bid for a seat in the Michigan House
    • Politics
    • 4 months ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Prosecutor: Chief medical exec failed to warn public of Legionnaires' outbreak

    Prosecutor: Wells should have warned publicDr. Eden Wells had a duty and obligation on behalf to press for a public warning, Special Prosecutor Todd Flood said in his closing argument
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 4 months ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Panelists: Flint water crisis impact will last decades

    Panel: Flint water crisis impact to last decadesThe panel included discussion around the long-term health effects for children and what is needed for recovery.
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 4 months, 1 week ago
    Michigan

    State calls Flint's lead line excavation tool 'unreasonable,' won't pay excess costs

    State won’t pay ‘unreasonable’ costs in FlintThe state won’t pay for excess costs associated with Flint lead service line replacements if the city insists on using a costlier excavation system.
    • Michigan
    • 4 months, 1 week ago
    Michigan

    Snyder dismissed from Flint contaminated water class-action lawsuit

    Snyder dropped from Flint water class-action suitGov. Rick Snyder and two state officials were among those dismissed from a class-action lawsuit against the state related to the Flint Water Crisis.
    • Michigan
    • 4 months, 1 week ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    State: Flint is ignoring tens of millions of dollars for water pipeline replacement

    State: Flint ignores millions in pipeline cashMichigan environmental agency: Flint is ignoring tens of millions in federal and state grant dollars available for lead service line replacement.
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Judge delays ruling on whether Michigan health chief will go to trial

    Judge delays ruling on whether Lyon faces trialJudge David Goggins decided to delay his ruling on whether Michigan health chief Nick Lyon will go on trial for Flint water criminal charges
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Michigan health chief faces trial decision on Flint manslaughter charges; 'the state will be watching'

    Lyon faces trial ruling on manslaughter chargesMichigan health chief Nick Lyon will learn Wednesday whether he is going to trial on felony charges related to the Flint water crisis or will avoid another day in court
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Brewery dumps ‘Flint Michigan Tap Water’ name

    Brewery dumps plan to give beers contentious namesSome of the names? “Flint Michigan Tap Water,” “Black Beer Matters,” “White Guilt” and “Mass Grave”
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
    Michigan

    Inspector: EPA 'management weakness' prolonged Flint crisis

    EPA ‘management weakness’ prolonged Flint crisisA new report from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Inspector General said state and federal problems led to the Flint water crisis.
    • Michigan
    • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Flint awaits word from Musk; others rip him

    Flint awaits word from Musk; others rip himWhile Tesla's founder promises help with water issues, some advise him to stick to business
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 5 months ago
    Michigan

    Elon Musk vows to fix water in Flint homes

    Elon Musk vows to fix Flint’s water in homesMusk's series of tweets gained a huge response, with more than 45,000 likes and 13,000 retweets four hours after posting.
    • Michigan
    • 5 months ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Flint water distrust runs deep even as city replaces lead pipes

    Flint water distrusted despite pipe replacementMany Flint residents say they remain wary of the drinking water as the city replaces an estimated 18,000 pipelines that's expected to finish next year
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 5 months ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Judge weighs whether to dismiss Snyder, others in Flint water lawsuit

    Judge weighs fate of Flint class-action lawsuitAttorneys representing Gov. Rick Snyder and others want their clients excluded from class-action effort over Flint water crisis.
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 5 months ago
    Michigan

    Ex-Flint water spokesman paid to train state ag workers

    Ex-Flint water spokesman trained state workersA former spokesman for the MDEQ who resigned in the wake of the Flint water crisis provided media training this year for state employees
    • Michigan
    • 5 months ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Closing arguments in Lyon's Flint manslaughter case set to begin

    Closing arguments in Lyon’s Flint case set to beginClosing arguments are set to begin in the Flint manslaughter case against state health chief Nick Lyon on whether Lyon will go on trial
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 5 months ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Judge asked to strike testimony in Flint manslaughter case

    Defense asks to nix key Legionnaires’ testimonyA lawyer for the state health director charged with manslaughter in the Flint crisis wants a judge to strike the testimony of the prosecution’s expert
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 5 months, 1 week ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Doctor pens book on her role in Flint water crisis

    Doctor pens book on her role in revealing Flint water crisisThe book offers a tick-tock of the crisis and what got Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha looking more deeply
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 5 months, 4 weeks ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Weaver: State 'lies' about Flint's drinking water violations

    Weaver: State ‘lies’ on Flint’s water violationsFlint Mayor Karen Weaver said the state is lying about "significant deficiencies" in her city's water system and won't sign a consent order to fix them
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 6 months ago
    Michigan

    Snyder frames legacy with plea for civility

    Snyder frames legacy with plea for civilityMichigan Gov. Rick Snyder says lack of civility has eroded trust in government and institutions as he prepares to wrap up his eight years in office
    • Michigan
    • 6 months, 1 week ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    $4.1M expected to help Flint kids over water impact

    $4.1M expected to help Flint kids over water impactAttorneys for Flint schoolchildren "hopeful" all portions of a lawsuit will be resolved this summer through wide-ranging settlement agreement
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    State again blames hospital in legionella cases

    State again blames hospital in legionella casesState health officials reiterated that an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Flint originated from a local hospital, not the city's water system
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Flint estimates more damaged water lines buried

    Flint estimates more damaged water service lines are buriedFlint officials say there are more damaged lead and galvanized water service lines buried than previously estimated
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    State fights Flint prosecutor's claims on surge in pneumonia deaths

    State fights claims on Flint pneumonia deathsThe state's health department struck back at the Flint special prosecutor's claim that pneumonia deaths in Flint surged 400 percent after water switch
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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