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Villanova fans were confident headed into Monday night's championship game against Michigan and that confidence was proven to be well-placed. The Wildcats obliterated the Wolverines over the final 30 minutes of play to capture the school's second national title in three years. One Villanova ...
FLINT, MI -- A burst of rain Tuesday afternoon in downtown Flint was accompanied by chunks of hail. ... A hazardous weather outlook from the National Weather Service for southeast Michigan called for hail and heavy downpours, but no large thunderstorms like southern Lower Michigan is forecast ...

FLINT, MI -- An accident Tuesday night has led to the closure of a portion of Pierson Road in Flint. A personal injury accident occurred around 9:30 p.m. April 3 in the 500 block of West Pierson Road, according to Genesee County 911, on the city's north end. Pierson Road is closed from Dupont Street ...
Bottled water can be seen on a gym floor in Flint, Mich., during a March 17, 2016, town hall meeting related to the lead-water crisis. ... and according to the results published by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, more than 4 percent of the water samples collected had elevated levels of lead. Schools
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - - It has been nearly 4 years since Flint, Michigan made national headlines for its poor water quality. At the time, people all over the U.S. were stepping up to help. Those efforts have seemingly slowed down but a local man wants to make sure the people in that community ...
It's been four years since Flint's crisis began, and some residents still live without access to potable water, and the water at some schools still tests above the federal threshold some of the time. To provide students and others bottled water, the state of Michigan currently shells out $22,000 a day. Faizullah, ...

In 2014, Pauline saw coverage of the water issues in Flint, MI and a professor who helped to discover the issue. “The water was not meeting federal safe drinking water standards even when the city was telling everyone that is was and it was part of what exposed the Flint water crisis," Virginia Tech ...
Hi, fam,” he said to another group strolling by. The chatter added to the din on a recent Saturday morning at the Michigan's second largest farmers' market. A fixture of downtown, the 7,652 square-foot Flint Farmers' Market hosts more than 50 indoor vendors year-around, along with kitchen demonstrations ...
FLINT, MI -- A man is in good condition at a local hospital after he was shot during a drive-by early Wednesday morning on the city's north side. Officers responded around 2:30 a.m. to the 5800 block of Winthrop Boulevard, between Home and Mott avenues, for a shooting and learned a person inside the ...
FLINT, MI -- Undisclosed medical issues are keeping a key witness from appearing in the criminal case against Michigan's chief medical executive and putting the schedule for Dr. Eden Wells' preliminary examination on hold. Special prosecutor Todd Flood told Genesee District Court Judge William ...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A 2015 inspection report had warned that the Thread Lake Dam in Flint was in poor condition years before it breached during flooding last month. The Flint ... Records from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality show the report recommended the city address the issues.
Rick Snyder aide is under fire for a text exchange he started with a Flint activist after the man criticized the governor's handling of the water crisis, telling .... more than $16,000 in property taxes and interest to settle a problem with his dual Michigan and Illinois residences after Democrats called for his firing.
FLINT, MI -- Michigan's chief medical executive has been charged with crimes related to the Flint water crisis, but a researcher has told a Genesee District Court judge that Dr. Eden Wells sought to "get to the truth of the matter." Virginia Tech professor Marc Edwards told Judge William Crawford Tuesday, ...
FLINT, MI -- A 22-year-old man is dead after he was shot Sunday evening on the city's north side and after the vehicle taking him to the hospital crashed a short time later. Flint police and Michigan State Police responded around 7:30 p.m. March 25 to the 300 block of West Eldridge Avenue for a shooting ...
The Flint water crisis began when the city's water supply was contaminated with lead in April 2014, when a state-appointed emergency manager switched the source of the city's drinking water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River. When the move was made, the Michigan Department of Environmental ...
With the news cycle in hyperdrive ever since the inauguration of President Donald Trump (and even before that), it feels as though most Americans have forgotten about one of the most horrifying examples of government malfeasance and environmental racism in recent memory: the Flint Water Crisis.
The state of Michigan is still spending more than $22,000 per day on bottled water for Flint years after the lead water crisis began in the Midwestern city. Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) records show that the state from October through February has spent more than $22,000 a day ... Government

Recent research from Michigan State University details the abundance of food deserts in Flint, Michigan, a city whose population is still reeling from a devastating municipal water crisis. Rick Sadler, an assistant professor in the College of Human Medicine's Division of Public Health, used the ...
FLINT, MI - A burst of snow and an expected thaw in the coming days will add to an uphill battle already being waged on Flint's roads by around two dozen city ... State legislators are working on passage of a bill that would pump $175 million to the Michigan Department of Transportation, with $38 million ...
FLINT, MI -- Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found down in the street on the city's east side. Investigators were dispatched at 2:51 a.m. on Thursday, March 1, to the 2200 block of Burns Street to reports of a man down on the sidewalk, according to the Michigan State Police. A man was ...
LANSING, Mich. - Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Calley's campaign director is turning down a $150,000 contract to help with Flint's economic development, saying doing both jobs would be a detriment to Flint and himself. Matthew Gibb declined the offer in a letter to Mayor Karen Weaver ...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A documentary series detailing the struggles of Flint, Michigan, from the vantage point of police officers is launching on Netflix. ... Netflix says in a release the series aims to take "viewers to the streets of Flint" via the representatives of "the city's beleaguered police department.
FLINT, MI - One-third of the $3 million granted to Flint to boost the city's economic development will go toward the six-figure salaries of three people ... grant affects the city's budget, it must be added to the city's budget by RTAB before going into effect, explained Michigan Treasury Spokesperson Ron Leix.
Bernie Sanders fulfilled a pledge he made during his 2016 presidential campaign and returned to the city of Flint, Mich., on Feb. ... The residents of Flint, which is the seventh-largest city in Michigan and has a predominantly African-American population, have been exposed to high levels of lead since their ...
FLINT, MI -- Special prosecutors have made their case to bind the director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services over to Genesee Circuit Court for trial on charges related to the Flint water crisis, including two counts of involuntary manslaughter. Special prosecutor Todd Flood told ...
For all of them, living in Flint, Michigan, is a story of the struggle to survive. The photographer Zackary Canepari is among the few outsiders with sustained interest in the internal rot of this American city. A native of Boston who now lives between New York and the Bay Area, he has been documenting life in ...
Justus League partnered with Pathways to Academic Student Success, an on-campus department that provides aid to first-generation students and Pell-Grant recipients, to get the donations to Flint-area high schools. Flint junior Danielle Horton performed two poems onstage and was glad to see the event ...
The documents also allege Dawkins had dinner with Michigan State coach Tom Izzo. Bridges, a Flint native, played his freshman year at Flint Southwestern Academy before transferring to Huntington Prep in West Virginia. He committed to Michigan State on Oct. 3, 2015 and signed a national letter of intent ...
GAYLORD, MI - Flint's own Dayton Family will travel upstate this weekend for a benefit rap show raising funds and awareness for the city's youth program. For $15 a ticket, concert-goers at the Ostego Club in Gaylord on Saturday, Feb. 24 can expect a full line-up and "night full of energy, love and ...
FLINT, MI -- Netflix has posted the first trailer promoting its new series "Flint Town," offering a glimpse of what's to come from the documentary focused on the Flint Police Department. All eight episodes of the series from directors Zackary Canepari, Jessica Dimmock and Drea Cooper are scheduled to be ...
FLINT, MI -- A English Tudor-style 20-room mansion built in the 1930s paying historic homage to both Holland and Flint is listed for sale at $349,000. Jeffrey Shelley and his wife, Sally, said they fell head over heels for the historical touches in the 5,754-square-foot home at 2730 Westwood Parkway.
Flint, MI has been on national radar for a while now, but the city's problems aren't over, nor did they arise from nothing. Netflix's latest documentary series, Flint Town, explores the background and trajectory of this city how poverty, police relations, and a notorious water crisis took a heavy toll. SEE ALSO: ...
The water crisis had its roots in Snyder's controversial appointment of Darnell Earley as Flint's emergency manager in 2013. The position, which had been created by the legislature two years earlier, was intended to “fix” the financial problems plaguing cities around Michigan. The legislation was viewed by ...
The Flint, Michigan water crisis in 2014 exposed 98,000 people to dangerous levels of lead, disinfection byproducts, E. coli, and Legionella bacteria, causing long-term repercussions like infertility that are still being felt today. What we might not realize is that the dangerous drinking water in Flint, which still ...
LANSING — Two years ago, Virginia Tech University engineering professor Marc Edwards helped raise alarms about shocking levels of lead in the Flint water supply — blowing the whistle on officials in Gov. Rick Snyder's administration who tried to discredit his evidence. These days, the 53-year-old ...
FLINT, MI -- The athletic director for Flint Community Schools is disputing claims made by an assistant high school football coach regarding unsafe playing conditions for students. Trace Fisher, Flint's defensive coordinator, accused administrators Sunday, Jan. 28, of corruption, criminal neglect, ...
... MI -- Dayne Walling, who lost his job as mayor of Flint as the city's water crisis unfolded, says he's running for a seat in the state Legislature. "Our democracy is under attack right now. We're in a tough fight but I'm not giving up or going away," Walling said in a Twitter message Monday, Jan. 29. "Michigan's ...
The Flint Water Crisis is a constant and tragic reminder of what can go wrong when you combine weak drinking water safeguards, an underfunded and politically restrained oversight agency, and a severely weakened democracy. Thanks to the recent settlement NRDC secured with help from the ACLU and ...
A heavy snow area about 50 miles long and 30 miles wide is slowly moving southeast through southeast Lower Michigan. This snow area has already produced 7" of snow in just three hours in Flint. The snow will continue to move southeast and get into Detroit, Ann Arbor and surrounding southeast ...
FLINT, MI -- More than two dozen area schools are closed because of winter weather conditions on Monday, Jan. 29. A complete list of closures is available from ABC12 here. A winter weather advisory was issued for the area and between one and four inches of snow was expected, according to the ...
This week, former Michigan State University sports Dr. Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting women and girls under the guise of medical treatment. Two top MSU officials have since resigned, and investigations into the school are stacking up. This Week in Review, ...
FLINT, MI -- Eric Brow joked that he might have seen a UFO streak across Flint's sky on Tuesday night. Instead, it turned out to be a meteor. ... A 2.0 earthquake also happened at the same time as the meteor flew across Michigan's sky, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Michigan meteor registered as ...
Pot plants found after fire breaks out at former church in Flint ... FLINT, MI - Marijuana plants were found inside an old church after a fire broke out there Monday night. The Flint Fire Department ... MLive-The Flint Journal could not reach the Michigan State Police for comment on Tuesday, Feb. 20. No one ...
The Michigan Court of Appeals says a lawsuit filed by Flint residents against the state of Michigan can proceed in the Court of Claims. The Court of Claims has a six month statute of limitations. The state of Michigan said residents failed to file their claim within six months of Flint's water being switched to Flint ...
Rich Baird has been the governor's point man in Flint dealing with the city's water crisis. He's been seen often at Mayor Karen Weaver's side ...
FLINT, MI - There was one fire during Devil's Night in Flint, according to Flint Fire Department District Commander Mark Kovach. The fire, which ...
Last week a federal judge ordered the city of Flint, Michigan, to choose a long-term water source. So far the city has yet to make a decision.
(This story has been updated to correct a date.) FLINT, MI -- Seventy-one water systems in Michigan now have higher lead levels than the city ...
New York — Michael Moore thinks Flint's water problem would be solved by now if the troubled city wasn't in Michigan. The Oscar-winning ...
Michigan quarterback Wilton Speight (3) runs the ball for yards in the second half Penn State at Michigan Stadium on Saturday, September 24, ...


 

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