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Pérez throws 1st shutout since 2014, Texas blanks Astros 3-0

May. 21, 2022 00:23 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — When manager Chris Woodward walked out to the mound with two outs and two on in the ninth inning, Texas Rangers starter Martín Pérez wasn't worried about being taken out. “He just told me, ‘You got it.' And I went like, ‘Yeah, I got it,’” Pérez said. ...

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...

10 Republicans file petitions to run for Michigan governor

Apr. 19, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Ten Republicans filed petitions to run for Michigan governor by Tuesday's deadline, a record number in recent history, creating a huge field for a primary electorate that will decide who challenges Democrat Gretchen Whitmer. Candidates include ex-Detroit...

Michigan Supreme Court adds 2nd Flint water case to docket

Mar. 23, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court is getting more involved in Flint water criminal cases after agreeing to hear arguments in May about whether a one-person grand jury violates the state constitution. The court on Wednesday added Nick Lyon's case to the May 4 docket, the...

Judge: Ex-governor must testify in Flint water civil trial

Mar. 21, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and several other officials must testify in a civil trial involving engineering firms being sued over liability for lead-contaminated water connected to the Flint water crisis, a judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Judith...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Mar. 21, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

Detroit News. March 19, 2022. Editorial: End the Flint witch hunt It’s time to end the partisan prosecution of former Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and members of his administration over their handling of the Flint water crisis. Attorney General Dana Nessel has...

Snyder will take 5th if called to testify in water trial

Mar. 07, 2022 10:39 AM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, who faces misdemeanor charges in the Flint water crisis, wants to avoid testifying in a civil trial involving engineering firms that are being sued over liability for lead-contaminated water. Snyder's attorneys said he...