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Flint Water Crisis

McLaren official: Lyon untruthful in Legionella release

McLaren official: Lyon untruthful in Legionella releaseJulie Borowski testified that she and others at McLaren tried to get state officials to get involved in the outbreak
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

More than 6,200 water pipes replaced so far in Flint

More than 6,200 water pipes replaced so far in FlintThe city and the state of Michigan agreed to replace at least 18,000 lead or galvanized-steel water lines by 2020
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint plea deal hearing delayed

Flint plea deal hearing delayedA plea deal between Flint special prosecutors and DEQ staffer Adam Rosenthal is expected to be held at a later date
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Wells’ attorney, Flint prosecutor spar over testy texts

Wells’ attorney, Flint prosecutor spar over testy textsAttorney for health official Eden Wells said the prosecutor was inaccurate to say a witness belittled county officials
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

State analyst reaches plea deal in Flint water case

State analyst reaches plea deal in Flint water caseAdam Rosenthal is accused of altering lead test results and falsely reporting they were below the federal action level
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Defense, witness spar in Flint case

Professor disagrees with defendant Lyon over funding, testingWSU professor testifies about funding to study Flint Legionella outbreak
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Witness: Legionella alert was local responsibility

Witness: Legionella alert was local responsibilityState epidemiologist testified Genesee County Health Department should have warned the public on Legionella outbreak
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

Mich. wants all lead pipes replaced within 20 years

Michigan wants all lead pipes replaced within 20 yearsGov. Rick Snyder’s administration will require the replacement of every underground lead service pipe within 20 years
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint official pleads no contest in water probe

Flint utilities official pleads no contest in water probeThe former utilities director in Flint has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor in the city’s lead-tainted water probe
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Testimony in Wells’ manslaughter hearing delayed

Testimony in Wells’ manslaughter hearing delayedThe case against state chief medical officer was delayed due to a death in the family for one member of the prosecution
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint council narrowly OKs 30-year water deal

Flint council narrowly OKs 30-year water deal‘It’s been a long-time coming,’ Mayor Karen Weaver says after council vote
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Michigan

KWA to deliver water to customers this weekend

KWA to deliver water to customers this weekendIt’s been a dream to get off Detroit’s water system by many here for more than 14 years.
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Judge gives Flint one day to decide water source

Judge gives Flint one day to decide water sourceU.S. District Court judge will give city officials until Tuesday to vote on the water source holding a hearing Monday
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

WSU prof: State health officials opposed Flint testing

WSU prof: State health officials opposed Flint testingWayne State University professor “disgusted” by state health director Nick Lyon’s comment he “can’t save everyone”
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

State forgives $20M in Flint water debt

State forgives $20M in Flint water debtMichigan Treasurer Nick Khouri said forgiving the water infrastructure debt “provides financial relief” for Flint
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Enbridge Line 5 saga imperils Michigan business

Howes: Enbridge Line 5 saga imperils Mich. businessRolling disclosures of problems with pipeline under Straits of Mackinac raise troubling questions for state economy
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

WSU prof: Flint water switch prompted outbreak

WSU prof: Flint water switch prompted Legionnaires’ outbreakA Wayne State University expert hired by the state said Flint’s water switch helped spur Legionnaires’ outbreak
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint hearing postponed for document review

Flint hearing postponed for document reviewProsecutors told a judge they need more time to review documents provided the day before by lawyers for Dr. Eden Wells
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

Flint Mayor Weaver wins recall election

Flint Mayor Weaver wins recall electionFlint Mayor Karen Weaver faces a recall election involving 17 challengers including City Council member Scott Kincaid
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Genesee official: State didn’t take warnings seriously

Genesee County health official says state didn’t take warnings seriouslyGenesee County environmental health director said state didn’t take warnings seriously
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Daughter: Flint Legionnaires' victim in good health

Daughter: Flint Legionnaires’ victim in good healthShe adds John Snyder had a heart condition in the involuntary manslaughter hearing for Chief Medical officer Eden Wells
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Snyder OKs bill to expand scholarship program to Flint

Snyder OKs bill to expand scholarship program to FlintPromise Zone law allows communities that secure private funding to use some state tax revenue to pay students’ tuition
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Judge slows state’s effort to revive Flint water deal

Judge slows state’s effort to revive Flint water dealThe state wanted a federal judge to empower Flint Mayor Karen Weaver to approve a revised 30-year water deal
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Filing: Impossible that Wells caused Flint death

Filing: Impossible that Wells caused Flint deathLawyers say man died just 1 month after medical officer took job, making her involvement a ‘physical impossibility’
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

WSU prof testifying in Legionnaires’ case

WSU prof testifying in Legionnaires’ caseNick Lyon faces involuntary manslaughter and misconduct in office charges in the death of a Genesee Township man
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Staffer says Snyder told of Legionnaires’ on a call

Staffer says Snyder told of Legionnaires’ on a callAn aide for Gov. Snyder is expected to continue testifying in Nick Lyon’s involuntary manslaughter case over Flint water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Prelim exam for Michigan Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon

Prelim exam for Michigan Health and Human Services Director Nick LyonPrelim exam for Michigan Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Lawyer: Prosecutor created ‘sideshow’ to malign Snyder

Lawyer: Prosecutor created ‘sideshow’ to malign SnyderAttorneys for Nick Lyon says special prosecutor Todd Flood created a political “sideshow” to malign Gov. Rick Snyder
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Officials: Flint could go broke without water deal

Officials: Flint could go broke without water dealThe city has been spending $444,000 on monthly bond payments to the Karegnondi Water Authority since July
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Federal judge clears way for Flint-Detroit water deal

Federal judge clears way for Flint-Detroit water dealJudge David Lawson rejects council’s appeal and leaves it to the mayor and water officials to implement 30-year deal
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Environment

EPA report shows issues in ensuring Mich. water safety

EPA report shows issues in ensuring Mich. water safetyA new EPA report shows highlights in the way Michigan tries to ensure water safety across the state
  • Environment
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Detroit

Women’s Convention to highlight Detroit, Flint issues

Women’s Convention to highlight Detroit, Flint issuesThe inaugural convention will hold sessions on challenges facing Detroit women of color, Flint residents
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: In Flint water war, city only has one choice

Howes: In Flint water war, city has one choiceMayor’s bankruptcy threat, Council’s stalling tactics delay resolution for city residents, businesses needing stability
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Moore: Flint crisis would be solved if it were elsewhere

Michael Moore: Flint crisis would be solved if it were elsewhereMichael Moore thinks Flint’s water problem would be solved by now if the troubled city wasn’t in Michigan
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Top Dem renews call for Snyder’s Flint records

Top Democrat renews call for Snyder’s Flint recordsThe top House Oversight Democrat wants the panel to subpoena Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder for more Flint documents
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint council opts for 2-year water supply deal

Flint council opts for 2-year water dealCity Council shuns 30-year deal, wants time to hire expert for review of options
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint council seeks to delay deadline on water source

Flint council seeks to delay deadline on water sourceCouncil tells judge it needs more time for expert analysis before committing to ‘a forever contract’
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

ACLU wants Flint kids screened for impact of lead

ACLU wants Flint kids screened for impact of leadACLU attorneys filed a motion asking a U.S. District judge to issue a preliminary injunction to evaluate children
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint decision comes after ‘breathtaking’ failure

Flint decision comes after ‘breathtaking’ failureFederal Judge David Lawson ordered the Flint council to choose a long-term water source for the city in less than a week
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Attorneys defend costs as Flint probe tab climbs

Attorneys defend costs as Flint probe tab climbsState panel approved $2.6 million Tuesday to pay for Attorney General Bill Schuette’s Flint water criminal probe
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Politics

Snyder to Congress panel: Flint testimony 'truthful'

Snyder to Congress panel: Flint testimony ‘truthful’A congressional panel asked Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to clarify about when he learned of the Legionnaires’ outbreak
  • Politics
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

Snyder stands by Flint Legionnaires’ outbreak time line

Aide: Snyder stands by Flint Legionnaires’ outbreak time lineSpokesman: Gov. Rick Snyder “stands by his testimony” to Congress on when he learned of the Flint Legionnaires’ outbreak
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months ago
Flint Water Crisis

State: Water crisis didn’t affect Flint birth outcomes

State: Water crisis didn’t affect Flint birth outcomesAnalysis contradicts a report in September that concluded decreased overall health in babies born after water crisis
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flood slaps Wells with involuntary manslaughter charge

Flood slaps Wells with involuntary manslaughter chargeThe hearing began for Dr. Eden Wells, the chief medical officer who faces criminal charges related to the Flint crisis
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Adviser: Snyder told of Legionnaires’ in Dec. 2015

Urban adviser: Snyder told of Legionnaires’ in December 2015Aide is contradicting the governor’s testimony to Congress that he first learned of it in January 2016.
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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