Stories tagged: "Flint"

Former Gov. Rick Snyder, listens to comments during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing about the Flint Water Crisis.
Michigan Court Turns Aside More Appeals in Flint Water Cases

Prosecutors lost decisions last week in two more Flint water cases as the state appeals court affirmed the dismissal of charges against a former high-ranking health official and the city's ex-manager.

3 Get Life Sentence in Slaying of Michigan Guard Over Face Mask Order

A married couple and their son convicted of first-degree premeditated murder in the fatal shooting of a security guard who demanded the woman's daughter wear a mask while shopping were sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole.

Tri-Cities Wishlist: 7 Unique Holiday Gift Ideas from Michigan’s Bay Region

Finding the perfect gift for your favorite Michigander can be tough. We get it.

Holiday Wishlist: 9 Affordable Michigan-Made Gifts

Finding the perfect gift can be a challenge. We get it.

Photo via City of Flint
Grassroots Revolution: 8 Resident-Run Nonprofits Making a Difference in the Flint Community

Flint has seen some hard times, but its residents are helping the city grow back stronger than ever. These are eight noteworthy resident collaborations creating a brighter future in the Vehicle City.

In this image from video provided by WNEM-TV, Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein, who is blind, gets into a car to drive for the first time at the Genesee County fairgrounds in Mt. Morris, Mich., on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022. Sheriff Chris Swanson, rear, rode in the passenger seat and gave instructions. (WNEM-TV via AP)
‘Hit the Gas’: Blind Michigan Judge Takes a Drive in Mt. Morris

A blind Michigan judge went for a drive and a sheriff rode shotgun.

The Flint water plant tower is seen, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, in Flint. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Jury Can’t Reach Verdict in Engineers’ Flint Water Trial

A judge declared a mistrial Thursday after jurors said they couldn't reach a unanimous verdict in a dispute over whether two engineering firms should bear some responsibility for Flint's lead-contaminated water.