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Flint hears from prosecutors who dropped water charges

Jun. 29, 2019 9:05 AM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors who dropped charges against eight people in the Flint water scandal explained their decision in a public forum Friday night, telling frustrated, shocked and saddened residents they must look at hundreds of mobile devices and millions of documents that a previous...

Michigan State OKs independent probe of handling of Nassar

Jun. 21, 2019 2:01 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University on Friday authorized what officials said would be an independent investigation into the handling of sexual assault complaints against now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar, the school's latest attempt to rebuild trust with his victims and the...

Flint water decision shows legal complexities of disaster

Jun. 14, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A surprise decision by Michigan prosecutors to drop all pending charges in the Flint water crisis and restart a three-year investigation is a reminder of the legal complexities surrounding the disaster. Seven of 15 people had taken plea deals with no jail time, and their records will...

Prosecutors drop Flint water charges, promise fresh probe

Jun. 13, 2019 9:36 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water crisis and pledged to start from scratch the investigation into one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in U.S. history. The stunning decision came more than three years — and millions...

Key moments in Flint, Michigan's lead-tainted water crisis

Jun. 13, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan prosecutors dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water scandal and pledged to start the investigation from scratch. Officials said that since the election of a new attorney general, they have acquired a lot of new evidence that significantly...

Where things stand in the Flint water crisis investigation

Jun. 4, 2019 11:48 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Questions abound after Michigan authorities executed search warrants in recent weeks to take from government storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Gov. Rick Snyder, top aides and other government employees in a long-running criminal investigation of Flint's water crisis....

Correction: Flint Water story

Jun. 4, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In a story June 3 about the criminal investigation of Flint's water crisis, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of current and former state employees whose mobile devices or hard drives were seized from government storage with search warrants. It was 67, not 66. A...