Flint Beat Articles
Adviser steals $200k from Flint’s basketball legend Glen Rice, report says

A man basketball star Glen Rice called “one of his best friends” embezzled an estimated $1 million from heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, Rice and other athletes, according to a Feb. 6, 2017 Washington Post article. Brian J. Ourand, who served as a financial adviser for Rice, Tyson and two other athletes, admitted to stealing money […]

Construction Begins On New Early Childhood Education Center In Flint

FLINT, MI. — Construction of a new early childhood education center on the campus of Flint’s Durant-Tuuri-Mott Community School began today with $9 million in support from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. The center will serve as many as 220 children beginning in the fall. “The Mott Foundation has long supported a continuum of K-12 education, afterschool […]

Flint Residents File $772 Million Lawsuit Against U.S. Government for EPA’s Negligence in City’s Water Crisis

DETROIT, MI.  — A group of more than 1,700 Flint residents have filed a $772 million lawsuit against the U.S. Government for the negligence of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its failure to prevent the public health catastrophe known world-wide as the “Flint Water Crisis” from occurring. The 37-page complaint was filed here today in […]

Genesee County Habitat For Humanity Receives $1-million Grant To Help Flint Homeowners

FLINT, MI. – Flint homeowners in need of critical home repairs have an opportunity for added financial support from a $1 million grant awarded to Genesee County Habitat for Humanity (GCHFH) by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA). “Habitat for Humanity’s program provides support to low-income homeowners, so they can alleviate health and safety […]