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Flint Water Crisis

AG Nessel asks Worthy to take over Flint water cases

AG asks Worthy to take over Flint water casesThe news was anticipated following Nessel's victory in last November's election after she had criticized some aspects of former Attorney Bill Schuette's prosecution.
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks ago
Flint Water Crisis

State officials plead no contest in Flint crisis

Mich. officials plead no contest in Flint crisisThe pair originally had been charged with several counts of violating the Safe Drinking Water Act
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

Cummings tells Snyder: 'I intend to continue' Flint water probe

Oversight chair demands Flint documents from govThe incoming Democratic House Oversight chairman is renewing his call for Gov. Rick Snyder to hand over more documents related to Flint's water crisis
  • Michigan
  • 1 month ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: It's good to be Eden Wells — new gig, job protection

Howes: Why it’s good to be Eden Wells— or notHer newly created civil-service job, posted for all of six days, ensures she could not be easily fired for her role in Flint Water Crisis
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Michigan

Michigan creates civil service physician job for Flint defendant paying $180K

Cushy landing for Michigan’s top doctorThe state's health department created a $179,672-a-year civil service "advisory physician" job for Chief Medical Exec Eden Wells that starts Jan. 1.
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Michigan

State Chief Medical Exec Wells headed to trial on Flint manslaughter charge

State Medical Exec Wells headed to trial on FlintChief Medical Executive Eden Wells will head to trial on involuntary manslaughter and other charges related to Flint's water crisis, a judge ruled.
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Michigan

Snyder not at peace with Flint water crisis as he preps to leave office

Snyder not at peace with Flint water crisisMichigan Gov. Rick Snyder says he'll "always have issues" with the lead contamination of Flint's water and how the matter was handled by his experts.
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint: Water line replacement won't be done till 2019

Flint: Water line fixes won’t be done till 2019The city hopes to complete replacement of all service lines that could contribute to lead contamination of the city's water by the end of 2019
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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 month, 2 weeks 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 month, 2 weeks 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
    • 1 month, 4 weeks 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
    • 2 months, 3 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
    • 3 months 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
    • 3 months, 1 week 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
    • 3 months, 1 week ago
    Flint Water Crisis

    Flint residents seek to reinstate Snyder in water suit

    Flint residents seek to reinstate Snyder in water lawsuitLawyers said Sunday that an amended complaint includes evidence not in the original lawsuit
    • Flint Water Crisis
    • 3 months, 2 weeks 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
    • 3 months, 2 weeks 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
    • 3 months, 3 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
    • 4 months 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
    • 4 months, 1 week 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
    • 4 months, 2 weeks 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
    • 4 months, 2 weeks 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
    • 4 months, 3 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
    • 4 months, 4 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
    • 5 months 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
    • 5 months 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
    • 5 months, 1 week 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
    • 5 months, 1 week 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
    • 5 months, 2 weeks 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
    • 5 months, 2 weeks 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
    • 5 months, 2 weeks 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
    • 5 months, 2 weeks 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
    • 5 months, 3 weeks 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
    • 5 months, 3 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
    • 5 months, 3 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
    • 5 months, 4 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
    • 6 months 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
    • 6 months 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
    • 6 months, 1 week 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
    • 6 months, 1 week 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
    • 6 months, 1 week 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
    • 6 months, 1 week 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
    • 6 months, 1 week 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
    • 6 months, 1 week ago
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