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Flint water crisis

Nine officials charged in relation to Flint Water Crisis

Flint, MI– Nine officials are being charged for their involvement in the Flint Water Crisis with counts including obstruction of justice, willful neglect of duty, perjury, and involuntary manslaughter. The Flint Water Crisis Prosecution Team announced the indictments in a press conference Thursday morning. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy said this case had to […]

Snyder pleads not guilty to charges of willful neglect

Flint, MI– Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder pleaded not guilty to two counts of willful neglect of duty in relation to the Flint Water Crisis. Snyder was arraigned at the Genesee County 67th District Courthouse in Flint Thursday morning. His charges, which were reported Wednesday night, are misdemeanors punishable by up to one year in […]

Former Gov. Rick Snyder charged with misdemeanors for role in Flint water crisis

Flint, MI–Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was charged Wednesday with two counts of willful neglect of duty in relation to the Flint water crisis.  According to the Associated Press, the two charges are misdemeanors punishable by up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine.  That’s a far cry from what Flint residents were […]

Council approves additional $234k to continue water meter replacement

Flint, MI– Around 13,000 Flint residents have been unresponsive to requests to install new cellular remote read water meters in their homes, replacing their old ones, city officials said.   The cost for the lack of response is about a quarter of a million dollars. Flint City Council approved a change order of $234,000 to Vanguard […]

‘Thank God’: Flint reacts to former Gov. Rick Snyder being charged in water crisis suit

Flint, MI– The Associated Press released a report that Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and other ex-officials, have been told they’re being charged in relation to the Flint water crisis. According to AP, the attorney general’s office informed defense lawyers about the indictments in Flint and told them to expect to appear […]

Community leaders gather to protest Flint water crisis settlement

Flint, MI– The group doesn’t have a name, but they have a message: the $641.25 million water crisis settlement is not enough for Flint residents.  Pastors, politicians and community activists gathered outside the Flint Water Plant Monday morning to express their discontentment with the terms of the settlement.  “There is a group of us that […]