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Boy, 16, charged in February crash that killed Flint officer

May. 12, 2022 10:05 AM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has been charged in a February crash that killed a Flint police captain after the youth allegedly lost control of an SUV while speeding as he tried to pass other vehicles. A petition filed by Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton requests that...

Flint residents get extension to file claims over bad water

May. 09, 2022 12:09 PM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge granted a seven-week extension Monday to file claims for a share of $626 million settlement over Flint's lead-contaminated water. U.S. District Judge Judith Levy approved a request to stretch the May 12 deadline to June 30. “Although it...

Court hears challenge to grand jury in Flint water cases

May. 04, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday that could wipe out charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and eight others in the Flint water scandal, as lawyers challenged a rarely used, century-old method to investigate crimes and file indictments. It's the...

Gambling machines seized from suspected storefront casinos

May. 03, 2022 10:54 AM EDT

DAVISON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have seized 100 gambling machines and devices from two suspected storefront casinos in the Flint area. Raids were conducted Wednesday in Davison and Burton following an investigation by the state Attorney General's office and the Michigan Gaming...

Passenger in vehicle fleeing police in Flint killed in crash

Apr. 17, 2022 13:29 PM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A vehicle sped off during what started as a routine traffic stop by Michigan state troopers in Flint early Sunday and crashed a short time later, killing a passenger and injuring the driver, authorities said. In a news release, the Michigan State Police said...

Detroit's Chansey Willis Jr. wins Michigan AP D1 hoops POY

Apr. 07, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

The 2021 Michigan Associated Press Division 1 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 12 Michigan sportswriters. ___ Player of the Year: Chansey Willis Jr., Detroit King ___ First-Team All-State Chansey...

Detroit's Chansey Willis Jr. wins Michigan AP D1 hoops POY

Apr. 07, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

Chansey Willis Jr. helped Detroit King win its second straight Public School League championship, showing his ability to be a pass-first point guard and take over a game with his scoring. Those skills led to him earning the Michigan Associated Press Division 1 Player of the Year...

Michigan AP D3 hoops Player of Year: Flint's Carmelo Harris

Apr. 05, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

For the fourth consecutive season, a Flint Beecher point guard has been named the Michigan Associated Press Division 3 Player of the Year in boys basketball. The 6-foot Carmelo Harris received the honor in voting by AP’s panel of eight sportswriters from around the state. ...

Michigan AP Division 3 basketball All-State boys team

Apr. 05, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

The 2021 Associated Press Division 3 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 12 Michigan sportswriters. ___ Player of the Year: Carmelo Harris, Flint Beecher ___ First-Team All-State Carmelo Harris, Flint...

Detroit Edison's Whitehorn leads Division 2 all-state girls

Mar. 30, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

The 2022 Associated Press Division 2 girls’ basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of eight Michigan sportswriters: ___ Player of the Year: Ruby Whitehorn, Detroit Edison Coach of the Year: Joe Jacobs, Frankenmuth ___ ...