Monday, July 22, 2019

Tag: flint water crisis

‘Please Tell Me Some Heads Are Going...

Two weeks after the stunning move to drop all criminal charges against the remaining eight government officials who had been criminally charged...

Defendants in Flint Water Crisis Case Offered...

Five Michigan government workers who were charged in crimes stemming from the Flint Water Crisis have been handed offers to return to...

‘Justice Delayed’: Prosecutors Dismiss All Criminal Charges...

To the shock of many, the Michigan Attorney General's Office has dismissed all pending criminal charges related to the Flint Water Crisis, citing grave...

Flint Receives Remaining $77.7M in Federal Funding...

The state of Michigan has released the remaining $77.7 million in federal funding for water infrastructure improvements in Flint as the city works to...

White House Offers Aid to Notre Dame...

The White House has offered "assistance in the rehabilitation" of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France after flames ripped through the historic 12th century...

‘A Slap In the Face’: Hundreds of...

A Flint, Michigan, couple said they were out "urban exploring" when they stumbled upon a shocking discovery — stockpiles of bottled water left inside...

Mari ‘Little Miss Flint’ Copeny Takes on...

Trump apologist Tomi Lahren just got owned by an 11-year-old girl. On Wednesday, the Fox News commentator proposed spending $5 billion taxpayer dollars to fund...

Flint Replaces Significant Number of Lead, Iron...

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver on Tuesday announced that city officials have excavated all of the lead and iron pipelines it targeted following the crippling...

Judge Greg Mathis Details State of Ongoing...

Judge Greg Mathis said it was his good friend Aretha Franklin who lit a fire under him to go back and help the people...

Flint Threatens Shutoffs, Liens In Effort to...

Flint leaders are doing everything they can to keep the city's water fund out of the red. In an effort to keep the fund solvent,...

Report: Flint Sees 75 Percent Drop In...

The city of Flint is in crisis mode yet again, except this time, there's no water involved — at least not directly. Just as Gov....

Flint Mayor Says ‘Significant Progress’ Is Being...

The mayor of Flint, Mich. says more than 6,200 lead pipes have been replaced so far in the wake of the city's crippling water...

In Wake of Water Crisis, Michigan Aims...

Gov. Rick Snyder's administration in is talks to launch a plan that would mandate the replacement of every underground lead pipe in Michigan within...

ACLU Demands Benefits for Children Impacted by...

WNEM TV 5   Amid Flint's ongoing water crisis, the American Civil Liberties Union is fighting to secure the health and educational needs of students...

Ten-Year-Old Little Miss Flint Awarded $25,000 Scholarship...

https://youtu.be/5B3sRQDGzA8   Ten-year-old Amariyanna "Mari" Copeny, better known as Little Miss Flint, received quite the surprise this week after she was gifted with a $25,000 scholarship...

Michigan Governor Refuses to Change Testimony on...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's governor insisted Thursday that his congressional testimony regarding the Flint water crisis "was truthful and I stand by it,"...

Flint Water Crisis: 6th Michigan Official Charged...

A special prosecutor on Monday, Oct. 9, filed additional charges against Michigan's chief medical officer, accusing her of involuntary manslaughter and misconduct in office...

Bruno Mars Donates $1M from Detroit Concert...

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars said Saturday he is donating $1 million from his Michigan concert to aid those affected by the Flint...

While They Applaud Her Intentions, Some Are...

Beyoncé's pledge to help the country of Burundi get clean water is raising concern for some due to unanswered questions over how the superstar...

Steve Harvey Catches Heat for ‘Joke’ About...

Cleveland megafan Steve Harvey took the low road — and a cheap shot — when a caller from Flint, Mich., said the team didn't "deserve...

Michigan’s Top Health Official, Four Others Charged...

Five Michigan state officials will finally be held responsible for their roles in the widespread water contamination crisis that crippled the city of Flint. Michigan's...