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Man appears in federal court to face Capitol riot charges

Jan. 26, 2023 21:49 PM EST

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A mid-Michigan man says he’s innocent of the charges brought against him in connection with the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot in Washington. Isaac Thomas of Genesee County appeared in U.S. District Court in Flint on Thursday, WJRT-TV reported. ...

Clerk pleads no contest in 2020 Flint-area ballot sabotage

Jan. 25, 2023 16:10 PM EST

FLINT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A woman who was a public official in a Michigan community admitted Wednesday that she broke a seal on a ballot box to ensure that votes could not be recounted in her 2020 race, prosecutors said. Kathy Funk, 59, pleaded no contest to misconduct in...

Court turns aside more appeals in Flint water cases

Jan. 19, 2023 16:50 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors lost decisions Thursday in two more Flint water cases as the state appeals court affirmed the dismissal of charges against a former high-ranking health official and the city's ex-manager. The appeals court, in one-sentence orders, said it didn't need to...

3 get life in slaying of Michigan guard over face mask order

Jan. 17, 2023 21:09 PM EST

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A married couple and their son convicted of first-degree premeditated murder in the fatal shooting of a security guard who demanded the woman's daughter wear a mask while shopping were sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole. Larry Teague, wife...

Michigan Supreme Court justice apologizes to fellow justice

Jan. 09, 2023 21:07 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan Supreme Court justice apologized to a fellow justice Monday for harshly criticizing her hiring of an ex-convict to serve as a law clerk. Justice Richard Bernstein issued a statement saying he apologized to Justice Kyra Harris Bolden in person at the...

Ex-convict quits job at top court after criticism by judge

Jan. 05, 2023 15:19 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An ex-convict who was hired by a new justice at the Michigan Supreme Court resigned Thursday after harsh criticism from another member of the court. “I have accepted Pete Martel’s resignation," said Justice Kyra Harris Bolden, who took office this week....

Prosecutors lose again in bid to revive Flint water charges

Dec. 21, 2022 17:43 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors again lost a key decision Wednesday in another effort to revive charges against Michigan's former health chief who was accused of negligence in certain deaths linked to the Flint water crisis. The state appeals court said a Flint-area judge followed an...

Engineering firm reaches settlement in Flint water case

Dec. 15, 2022 17:06 PM EST

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — An engineering firm accused of having some responsibility for Flint's lead-contaminated water in 2014-15 has settled a lawsuit with four families, months after a jury couldn't reach a unanimous verdict in August. Details of the agreement between the families and...

Flint water crisis charges dismissed against ex-Gov. Snyder

Dec. 09, 2022 22:46 PM EST

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge dismissed criminal charges against former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder in the Flint water crisis, months after the state Supreme Court said indictments returned by a one-person grand jury were invalid. Snyder, a Republican who left office in 2019, was...

Judge dismisses criminal charges against ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder in Flint water crisis

Dec. 09, 2022 13:31 PM EST
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Judge dismisses criminal charges against ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder in Flint water crisis.