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January 15, 2021, 1:25 PM

Flint water crisis: Many residents say they still don't trust tap water nearly 7 years later; former governor pleads not guilty

Demands for accountability in the Flint water crisis may soon be answered.
January 15, 2021, 1:25 PM
Flint water crisis: Many residents say they still don't trust tap water
January 15, 2021, 5:08 AM

Former Michigan governor charged in connection with the Flint water crisis

Prosecutors charged Rick Snyder with two misdemeanor counts of willful neglect of duty, years after toxic levels of lead were discovered in Flint, Michigan, tap water. Snyder has pleaded not guilty.
January 15, 2021, 5:08 AM
Former Michigan governor charged in connection with the Flint water crisis
January 14, 2021, 7:47 PM

Public officials charged in Flint water crisis, allegations

The Flint water crisis began in 2014 when the city began taking water from the Flint River without treating it properly, contaminating it with lead
January 14, 2021, 7:47 PM
January 14, 2021, 12:58 AM

Flint families welcome water crisis charges, seek healing

Some Flint residents impacted by months of lead-tainted water are looking past charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder to healing physical and emotional damages left by the crisis
January 14, 2021, 12:58 AM
1 month ago

Flint joins $641M deal to settle lawsuits over lead in water

The Flint City Council has signed off on its portion of a $641 million settlement with residents of the poor, majority-Black Michigan city who were exposed to lead-tainted water
1 month ago
1 month ago

Michigan will borrow $600M for Flint water settlement

Michigan lawmakers are swiftly passing a plan to borrow $600 million to fund the state’s proposed settlement with the residents of Flint, who sued after their municipal water supply was contaminated with elevated levels of lead
1 month ago
2 months ago

Officials: Flint makes progress toward ending water crisis

Officials say Flint is making progress toward resolving the lead contamination crisis that made the Michigan city a symbol of poor drinking water
2 months ago
2 months ago

Flint water lawsuit settlement now totals about $641 million

The proposed settlement of a lawsuit filed on behalf of residents of Flint, Michigan, who were harmed by lead-tainted water now totals $641 million
2 months ago
5 months ago

Michigan reaches $600 million settlement for victims of Flint water crisis

Michigan reaches $600 million settlement for victims of Flint water crisis.
5 months ago
Michigan reaches $600 million settlement for victims of Flint water crisis
5 months ago

$600M settlement for Flint water crisis victims

The settlement would pay claims from several lawsuits that sought damages for people who suffered illnesses related to the crisis.
5 months ago
$600M settlement for Flint water crisis victims
6 months ago

Court: Flint class-action can proceed over lead in water

Flint residents whose health and homes were harmed by lead-contaminated water have scored a legal milestone
6 months ago
1 year ago

Supreme Court won't take case prompted by Flint water crisis

The Supreme Court has declined to take a case stemming from the 2014 water crisis in Flint, Michigan
1 year ago
1 year ago

Governor: Update on Flint water crisis probe to come in 2020

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says an update is expected at the start of 2020 regarding a criminal investigation into the Flint water crisis that was one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in U.S. history
1 year ago
1 year ago

Flint leaders to announce bill buying time for further prosecution in water probe

A new bill in the Michigan legislature would extend key statute of limitations in the Flint water probe and buy more time for justice five years after the crisis began
1 year ago
Flint leaders to announce bill buying time for further prosecution in water probe
1 year ago

How Flint residents are reacting to the Democratic debates in Detroit

Flint's water problems came up repeatedly during the Democratic presidential debates in Detroit.
1 year ago
How Flint residents are reacting to the Democratic debates in Detroit
1 year ago

Flint 5 years later: Water crisis still looms large

Five years after the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, ABC News Live checks in to see how it's still felt in the community.
1 year ago
Flint 5 years later: Water crisis still looms large
1 year ago

5 years after the Flint water crisis began, other communities face similar hardships

New research shows that dozens of cities across the country may suffer from lead contamination in their water supply.
1 year ago
5 years after the Flint water crisis began, other communities face similar hardships
2 years ago

Flint water decision shows legal complexities of disaster

Decision to drop charges in Flint water crisis shows legal complexities of disaster
2 years ago
2 years ago

Charges dropped for 8 people in the Flint water scandal

Charges dropped for 8 people in the Flint's lead-tainted drinking water scandal
2 years ago
2 years ago

Evidence found, prosecutors seek freeze in Flint water case

Prosecutors asked a judge for a six-month timeout in the criminal case of Michigan's former health director after discovering a 'trove of documents' and other evidence related to the Flint water crisis in a state building
2 years ago
2 years ago

5 years into water crisis, Little Miss Flint hasn't given up

Mari Copeny, otherwise known as "Little Miss Flint," is still fighting for clean water in her community as the Flint, Michigan, water crisis continues.
2 years ago
5 years into water crisis, Little Miss Flint hasn't given up
2 years ago

How Little Miss Flint is still making a difference in her community, 5 years into water crisis

The 11-year-old proves that anyone can fight for positive change.
2 years ago
How Little Miss Flint is still helping her community, 5 years into water crisis
2 years ago

Judge says US government can be sued for Flint water crisis

A judge says the federal government can be sued by Flint residents who blame the Environmental Protection Agency for waiting too long to intervene in the city's water crisis
2 years ago
US government can be sued for Flint water crisis, judge says
2 years ago

3 years after Flint, lead is still a public health crisis

Four million U.S. households are still exposed to high levels of lead.
2 years ago
3 years after Flint, lead is still a public health crisis
2 years ago

EPA scientist on leave says agency effort to protect children from lead has stalled

The federal government's push to prevent lead from harming children's health has stalled, according to a top scientist at the Environmental Protection Agency.
2 years ago
Scientist on leave from EPA says effort to protect children from lead has stalled
3 years ago

EPA inspector general's office releases findings on Flint water crisis

Katie Butler, director of water evaluations for the EPA inspector general's office, discusses the findings of the office's report on the government response to the Flint water crisis.
3 years ago
EPA inspector general's office releases findings on Flint water crisis
3 years ago

Elon Musk pledges to fix Flint water in homes with contamination

Elon Musk wants to solve the Flint water crisis by investing in repairs to city homes with contaminated pipes.
3 years ago
Elon Musk pledges to fix Flint water in homes with contamination
3 years ago

Company seeks to give discarded plastic bottles a new purpose and Flint a clearer future

Two former college classmates are wrapping up a crowdfunding campaign to fund their business, which turns empty plastic water bottles from Flint, Michigan, into glasses.
3 years ago
Company seeks to give discarded plastic bottles a new purpose, Flint a clearer future
3 years ago

Judge denies man's request to reinstate free water program in Flint

The case involved a man who said his home's water is contaminated.
3 years ago
Judge denies man's request to reinstate free water program in Flint
3 years ago

Flint mayor pursuing lawsuit against Michigan over water distribution

Mayor Karen Weaver says Michigan's governor was not interested in speaking about the state-run water distribution sites during a meeting this week.
3 years ago
Flint mayor pursuing lawsuit against Michigan over water distribution
3 years ago

Flint mayor criticizes state's decision to end free bottled water distribution

Flint officials want the state to keep supplying bottled water for residents.
3 years ago
Flint mayor criticizes state's decision to end free bottled water distribution
3 years ago

11-year-old girl inspired by Flint water crisis creates cheap kit to test lead

Gitanjali Rao won the 2017 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.
3 years ago
11-year-old inspired by Flint water crisis creates new way to test lead
3 years ago

Singer Bruno Mars donates $1 million to victims of Flint water crisis

The musician made announcement at concert in Detroit on Saturday.
3 years ago
Bruno Mars donates $1 million to Flint water crisis
3 years ago

Meet the 10-year-old who donated 1,000 backpacks to Flint students

Amariyanna "Mari" Copeny may only be 10 years old, but she's already earned the nickname "Little Miss Flint" for the charity work she's done.
3 years ago
Meet the 10-year-old who donated 1,000 backpacks to Flint students
4 years ago

Stabbing of officer at Michigan airport being investigated as act of terrorism

The airport said all passengers were safe.
4 years ago
Stabbing of officer at Michigan airport being investigated as act of terrorism
4 years ago

Cher drops out of TV movie on Flint water crisis

The actress says a "family issue" prevents her from filming the Lifetime movie.
4 years ago
Cher drops out of TV movie on Flint water crisis
4 years ago

Life in Flint a Year Into the State of Emergency Over Tap Water

Mayor declared state of emergency over lead in water in 2015.
4 years ago
Life in Flint a Year Into the State of Emergency Over Tap Water
4 years ago

4 More Officials Charged With Felonies in Flint Water Crisis Debacle

Former city officials now facing felony charges.
4 years ago
4 More Officials Charged in Flint Water Crisis
4 years ago

Michigan AG Announces Charges Against 4 More Officials in Flint Water Crisis

Attorney General Bill Schuette details felony charges against emergency mangers and others involved with the water crisis.
4 years ago
Michigan AG Announces Charges Against 4 More Officials in Flint Water Crisis
4 years ago

Emergency Managers Charged Over Flint's Lead-Tainted Water

Michigan's attorney general filed more criminal charges Tuesday in the investigation of lead-tainted water in Flint, targeting two former state-appointed emergency managers who were running the troubled city and had key roles in making changes to the supp
4 years ago
Emergency Managers Charged Over Flint's Lead-Tainted Water
4 years ago

Veterans Eye Flint Water Crisis as Next Target Following the Standing Rock Protests

Veterans added strength to the North Dakota protests this weekend.
4 years ago
Veterans Eye Flint Water Crisis as Next Target Following North Dakota Protests
4 years ago

Watchdog: EPA Delayed Flint Emergency Order by 7 Months

The agency did not know it had the power to issue an emergency order.
4 years ago
Watchdog: EPA Delayed Flint Emergency Order by 7 Months
4 years ago

How the Water Crisis Developed in Flint, Michigan

Find out how the appeal of $4 million in annual savings led to a $9.4 million aid package.
4 years ago
How the Water Crisis Developed in Flint, Michigan
5 years ago

What Life Is Like in Flint, Michigan, 3 Years Into the Water Crisis

Health officials say filtered water is safe to drink for most residents.
5 years ago
What Life Is Like in Flint 3 Years Into Water Crisis
5 years ago

NAACP Sues Michigan Officials Over Flint Water Crisis

Plaintiffs include Flint residents and members of the local NAACP.
5 years ago
NAACP Sues Michigan Officials Over Flint Water Crisis
5 years ago

President Obama to Meet With 'Little Miss Flint' Before He Addresses Water Crisis

The president previously responded to the 8-year-old's letter.
5 years ago
President Obama to Meet With 'Little Miss Flint'
5 years ago

Obama Drinks Flint's Filtered Water During Visit to 'Shine a Spotlight' on Water Crisis

President Obama is visiting Flint for the first time since the outbreak of the city's water crisis.
5 years ago
Obama Drinks Filtered Water During Visit to Flint
5 years ago

President Obama Pens Letter to 'Little Miss Flint' to Announce Visit

President Obama will visit Flint, Michigan, for the first time since the city's water crisis.
5 years ago
Obama Announces Flint Visit in Letter to 'Little Miss Flint'
5 years ago

3 Officials Charged in Flint Water Crisis

Two state employees and one city employee face various charges in the crisis.
5 years ago
3 Officials Charged in Flint Water Crisis
5 years ago

Michigan Attorney General to Announce Charges Against 3 People in Flint Water Crisis: Sources

One of the charges relates to falsifying government documents, WJRT reported.
5 years ago
Michigan AG to Announce Charges Against 3 in Flint Crisis: Sources