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EXPLAINER: Years later, Flint water court fight drags on

Jun. 29, 2022 14:44 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan authorities have long promised to hold key officials criminally responsible for lead contamination and health problems arising from a disastrous water switch in Flint in 2014. There's not much to show more than eight years later. The latest:...

Court kills Flint water charges against ex-governor, others

Jun. 28, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and others in the Flint water scandal, saying a judge sitting as a one-person grand jury had no power to issue indictments under rarely used state laws. It’s an astonishing...

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

Jun. 28, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan Supreme Court order that charges related to the Flint water scandal against former Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and seven other people must be dismissed is the latest development in the crisis that started in 2014. That was when the city began taking water...

Michigan's top court says judge had no power to indict officials in Flint water scandal, including ex-Gov. Rick Snyder

Jun. 28, 2022 09:19 AM EDT
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's top court says judge had no power to indict officials in Flint water scandal, including ex-Gov. Rick Snyder.

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...