FLINT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A name change for Flint Township will not appear on the fall ballot.
Township trustees voted 4-2 Monday against placing the question on the ballot. The result would not have been binding, but there had been interest in getting the public's opinion about a change to Oak Hills Township, MLive.com reported.
DETROIT (AP) — 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.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Isaiah Oliver carefully parks his car in the crumbling parking lot of North Flint’s Greater Holy Temple Church. The lot at the church was meant for parishioners coming to worship, not 18-wheelers carrying pallets of bottled water.
DETROIT (AP) — A judge handling a trial over liability for lead contamination in Flint's water sealed the transcript of a hearing with lawyers, a conference held this week while jurors were on an 11-day break from deliberations.
DETROIT (AP) — Severe thunderstorms left more than 100,000 customers across Michigan without power, utilities reported Wednesday.
Consumers Energy's power outage map showed more than 79,000 customers were affected as of 7:40 p.m.
BURTON, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday threw out the murder convictions of three people in the fatal shooting of a Flint-area teenager in 2007, saying their rights were violated when authorities failed to share favorable evidence with defense lawyers.
DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers for Michigan's former health director asked a judge Monday to sanction prosecutors who are trying to instantly turn invalid indictments into a fresh round of charges in the Flint water scandal.
DETROIT (AP) — Jurors heard closing arguments Thursday in the only trial to arise thus far from the Flint water crisis, a dispute over whether two engineering firms should be held partially responsible for the city's lead contamination in 2014-15.
DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors signaled Friday that they would pursue the same charges against former Michigan Gov.
DETROIT (AP) — Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder invoked his right against self-incrimination Thursday and declined to answer questions at a civil trial arising from lead contamination in Flint's water in 2014-15.
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan authorities have long promised to hold key officials criminally responsible for lead contamination and health problems arising from a disastrous water switch in Flint in 2014.
DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out charges against former Gov.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan Supreme Court order that charges related to the Flint water scandal against former Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and seven other people must be dismissed is the latest development in the crisis that started in 2014.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Authorities focused on a chemical company Thursday as the likely source of a spill that has left a dark oily sheen for miles on the Flint River.
Lockhart Chemical in Flint was cooperating with state regulators and removing material from underground storage areas, said Jill Greenberg, spokeswoman at the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Several thousands of gallons of an oil-based, dark black material with a petroleum smell spilled into the Flint River in Flint, authorities said Wednesday.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A house fire that killed two young brothers in Flint last month was caused by faulty wiring in the home's living room, fire investigators said.
The Michigan State Fire Marshal worked with Flint police to determine that faulty wiring sparked the May 28 blaze that killed Zyaire Mitchell, 12, and Lamar Mitchell, 9.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Three children and their parents have died and another sibling was injured following an early morning fire at a Flint home.
The blaze was reported about 4:40 a.m. Monday, Flint Police Chief Terence Green told WNEM-TV.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has been charged in a February crash that killed a Flint police captain after the youth allegedly lost control of an SUV while speeding as he tried to pass other vehicles.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge granted a seven-week extension Monday to file claims for a share of $626 million settlement over Flint's lead-contaminated water.
DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday that could wipe out charges against former Gov.
DAVISON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have seized 100 gambling machines and devices from two suspected storefront casinos in the Flint area.
Raids were conducted Wednesday in Davison and Burton following an investigation by the state Attorney General's office and the Michigan Gaming Control Board.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A vehicle sped off during what started as a routine traffic stop by Michigan state troopers in Flint early Sunday and crashed a short time later, killing a passenger and injuring the driver, authorities said.
The 2021 Michigan Associated Press Division 1 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 12 Michigan sportswriters.
Player of the Year: Chansey Willis Jr., Detroit King
The 2021 Associated Press Division 3 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 12 Michigan sportswriters.
For the fourth consecutive season, a Flint Beecher point guard has been named the Michigan Associated Press Division 3 Player of the Year in boys basketball.
The 6-foot Carmelo Harris received the honor in voting by AP’s panel of eight sportswriters from around the state.
DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court is getting more involved in Flint water criminal cases after agreeing to hear arguments in May about whether a one-person grand jury violates the state constitution.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and several other officials must testify in a civil trial involving engineering firms being sued over liability for lead-contaminated water connected to the Flint water crisis, a judge ruled Monday.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court overturned a murder conviction Monday, saying a Flint-area judge who closed his courtroom to the public violated the rights of a man who was on trial.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A man who was 17 when he was convicted in the fatal 1981 shooting of a taxi driver in Flint is seeking parole with the help of a group that works to free adolescent offenders who have spent decades in prison.
FLINT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A former township clerk and current county elections supervisor in Michigan has been charged with ballot tampering in the August 2020 primary.
Kathy Funk also is charged with misconduct in office, the Michigan attorney general's office said late Friday.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Water main breaks blamed on temperature fluctuations has prompted Flint officials to ask residents and businesses to temporarily cut back on water usage.
The water conservation request is through Wednesday, the city said Friday in a release.
BROWN CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan sheriff's deputy was in stable condition Wednesday after he was shot and wounded while serving a felony warrant at a home, authorities said.
The Lapeer County deputy “was shot multiple times” and hospitalized, Michigan State Police said on Twitter.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, who faces misdemeanor charges in the Flint water crisis, wants to avoid testifying in a civil trial involving engineering firms that are being sued over liability for lead-contaminated water.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The former mayor of Flint is running for her old job.
Karen Weaver said Saturday she will run in the Aug. 2 primary election. The two top finishers will advance to the Nov.
GAINES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A dozen mini ponies have been found dead of starvation after their owner died earlier this year outside her Flint-area home.
Gilda Mizell's body was found in January in her vehicle in her Gaines Township driveway, WNEM-TV reported.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Another Michigan resident has been charged in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol after being arrested this week.
Matthew Thomas Krol, 63, of Genesee County was arrested Tuesday in Linden and charged with assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers using a dangerous weapon or inflicting bodily injury, civil disorder, engaging in physical violence in a restricted building or grounds, and related offenses.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Officials have issued a health advisory for the Flint area after equipment failed at a municipal pumping station, sending an unknown amount of raw sewage into the Flint River.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jury selection starts Tuesday in a trial to determine if engineering contractors bear responsibility for lead-contaminated water in Flint.
Veolia North America and Lockwood, Andrews & Newman, known as LAN, were not part of the recent $626 million settlement between Flint residents and the state of Michigan, Flint and two other parties.