Stories tagged: "Flint"


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.

Community Foundation of Greater Flint CEO Isaiah Oliver circulates during a library opening in Flint, Mich., on Thursday, May 19, 2022. As the foundation’s first Flint native and first Black leader since it was founded in 1988, Oliver works to build bridges between marginalized people and wealthy donors. (Sean Work/The Chronicle of Philanthropy via AP)
Homegrown Foundation Leader Builds Bridges, Trust in Flint

As Flint grapples with its water crisis, the Greater Holy Temple Church has been one of the main distribution hubs for donated water, food, clothing, and other essential items.

A woman takes a photo of lightning striking as dark storm clouds roll over Lake Michigan. (Mark Olsen via Unsplash)
Storms Knock Out Power to More than 100,000 Across Michigan

Severe thunderstorms left more than 100,000 customers across Michigan without power, utilities reported Wednesday.

The Flint water plant tower is seen, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, in Flint. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Defense Seeks Sanctions Against State in Flint Water Case

It's the latest salvo since the Michigan Supreme Court in June said a one-person grand jury had no authority under state law to return indictments against former Gov. Rick Snyder and eight other people.

The Flint water plant tower is seen, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, in Flint. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Jury to Begin Deliberations in Flint Water Case Over Liability for Engineers

Jurors heard closing arguments Thursday in the only trial to arise thus far from the Flint water crisis. Deliberations begin Monday.

A Kewpee restaurant in Lima, Ohio. (Scott/Wikimedia Commons)
Why do Michiganders Love Olive Burgers? Where Did They Come From?

Mid-Michiganders and those from the west side of the Mitten have a particular preference for olives on hamburgers

Some Michigan coffee shops focus on more than just good coffee.
12 Local Coffee Shops That Care About Michigan

Plenty of local Michigan coffee shops are committed to ethically conscious, environmentally friendly, and inclusively owned business practices.