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  • Flint residents tell civil rights panel of fear, distrust story has photos
    Updated: Apr-28-16 9:05 pm

    FLINT, Michigan - Half a century after a civil rights panel investigated Flint's segregated housing, the commission held its first hearing Thursday into whether city residents again faced discrimination or racial bias - this time related to the city's crisis over lead-tainted drinking water.

  • Michigan congressman proposes lower lead limit for tap water 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 4:35 pm

    A Michigan congressman is proposing a tougher national limit for lead in drinking water in response to the crisis in Flint.

  • Senate committee OKs millions to aid Flint in water crisis 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 4:18 pm

    WASHINGTON - A Senate committee on Thursday approved a $220 million aid package for Flint, Michigan, as the city struggles to deal with a water crisis and public health emergency from lead-contaminated pipes.

  • Flint mayor meets Senate majority leader, wants pipes fixed story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-16 6:19 pm

    LANSING, Michigan - The mayor of Flint has met with a Senate leader to renew her call for quickly replacing the city's lead pipes and dispel "misconceptions" that she's planning to sue Michigan over contaminated water.

  • Michigan governor seeks tougher lead limit for state, nation 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 11:02 am

    LANSING, Michigan - In proposing a tougher limit for lead in drinking water, Gov. Rick Snyder wants to lift Michigan from the depths of the Flint crisis to being a national model for lead monitoring that could help assess whether current rules are too lax.

  • Lt. Gov. Calley signs bills to stop 'revenge porn' 
    Updated: Apr-26-16 9:08 pm

    LANSING, Michigan - A new law makes it illegal to post sexually explicit videos or photos to coerce, threaten or intimidate the person who's depicted.

  • Aides: Flint recovery efforts continue as Snyder travels story has photos
    Updated: Apr-24-16 10:48 am

    DETROIT - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has embarked on his first trade mission since the lead-contaminated water crisis erupted in Flint, but aides say that even though he's far from home the scandal that has preoccupied him for months remains firmly on his mind.

  • Criminal charges in Flint water crisis raise stakes 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 5:11 pm

    DETROIT - Flint's water crisis has taken a dramatic turn with criminal charges being filed against two state employees and a city worker. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette alleges the three men knew that a lack of corrosion control in drinking water was a threat to public health and intentionally tampered with lead-level reports to cover up the fiasco.

  • 3 officials charged in Flint water crisis; more predicted story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-21-16 12:29 am

    FLINT, Michigan - The Flint water crisis has become a criminal case, with two state regulators and a city employee charged with official misconduct, evidence-tampering and other offenses over the lead contamination that alarmed the country and brought cries of racism.

  • The Latest: 2 of 3 people plead not guilty in Flint crisis story has photos
    Updated: Apr-20-16 5:25 pm

    FLINT, Michigan - The Latest on the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan (all times local):

  • Judge dismisses class-action lawsuit in Flint water crisis 
    Updated: Apr-19-16 4:49 pm

    FLINT, Michigan - A class-action lawsuit over Flint's contaminated water was dismissed Tuesday, with the judge saying constitutional claims by residents are barred by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act.

  • Groups say underwater pipeline violates state, federal rules 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 5:20 pm

    LANSING, Michigan - About two dozen environmental groups and tribes allege in a letter sent to Gov. Rick Snyder and other state officials that an Enbridge pipeline running through the Straits of Mackinac violates state and federal law.

  • Snyder orders flags lowered for former state Sen. Fredricks 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 6:09 pm

    LANSING, Michigan - U.S. flags in Michigan's Capitol complex will be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday to remember former state Sen. Edgar Fredricks.

  • Trump to get 25 Michigan delegates at national convention 
    Updated: Apr-09-16 7:44 pm

    LANSING, Michigan - Michigan's role in picking the next GOP nominee at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer is set with more national delegates pledged to vote for businessman Donald Trump because he won the primary in the state last month.

  • Fed'l watchdog to interview Flint residents on water crisis 
    Updated: Apr-07-16 6:23 pm

    WASHINGTON - Federal investigators are heading to Flint, Michigan, this weekend to interview residents who complained early on to the federal government about problems with the city's water supply.