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1 year ago

Flint residents under boil water advisory

Officials in Flint, Michigan, announced a citywide boil water advisory after a water main break Friday morning.
1 year ago
Officials in Flint, Michigan, announced a citywide boil water advisory after a water main break Friday morning.
1 year ago

Flint faces another citywide water problem

Flint announced a citywide boil water advisory after a water main broke Friday morning, causing the pressure of the entire city's system to drop below safe levels.
1 year ago
In this Ja. 6, 2022, file photo, the Flint water plant tower is shown in Flint, Mich.
2 years ago

Former Michigan governor plans to plead the Fifth in Flint lawsuit

A judge will decide if Snyder will appear before a civil jury.
2 years ago
In this Jan. 23, 2018, file photo, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder delivers his State of the State address at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich.
3 years ago

Flint water crisis victims may need X-rays for compensation, raising health concerns

Medical experts are concerned about Flint residents' exposure to radiation as the water crisis victims try to document lead in their bodies for settlement compensation.
3 years ago
The Flint Water Plant tower stands in Flint, Michigan, April 13, 2020.
3 years ago

Flint water crisis: Many residents say they still don't trust tap water

Demands for accountability in the Flint water crisis may soon be answered.
3 years ago
Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder exits after video arraignment on two counts of willful neglect of duty over the lead-poisoning of drinking water in Flint, at the Genesee County Jail in Flint, Mich., Jan. 14, 2021.
3 years ago

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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Former Michigan governor charged in connection with the Flint water crisis
4 years ago

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

Michigan reaches $600 million settlement for victims of Flint water crisis.
4 years ago
In this March 21, 2016, file photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich.
4 years 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.
4 years ago
The settlement would pay claims from several lawsuits that sought damages for people who suffered illnesses related to the crisis.
5 years 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
5 years ago
Michigan State Senator, Jim Ananich, Minority Leader, in his office in the the Michigan state capital, Aug. 27, 2019, in Lansing, Mich.
5 years 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.
5 years ago
The Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich., March 21, 2016.
5 years 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.
5 years ago
Hundreds of cases of bottled water are stored at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Flint, Mich., Feb. 5, 2016.
5 years 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.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Mayor of Flint says water in city is still undrinkable
5 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.
5 years ago
VIDEO: 5 years into water crisis, Little Miss Flint hasn't given up
5 years ago

How Little Miss Flint is still helping her community, 5 years into water crisis

The 11-year-old proves that anyone can fight for positive change.
5 years ago
"Little Miss Flint" Mari Copeny poses during an event at Northwestern High School in Flint, Mich., May 4, 2016, where US President Barack Obama met with locals for a neighborhood roundtable on the drinking water crisis.
6 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.
6 years ago
Teacher Cedric Cook pushes cases of water into Noble School in Detroit, Sept. 4, 2018. Some 50,000 Detroit public school students will start the school year Tuesday by drinking water from coolers, not fountains, after the discovery of elevated levels of lead or copper.
6 years ago

Scientist on leave from EPA says 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.
6 years ago
The exterior of the headquarters of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in downtown Washington, D.C., April 2, 2017.
6 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.
6 years ago
VIDEO: EPA inspector general's office releases findings on Flint water crisis
6 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.
6 years ago
Elon Musk speaks onstage at Elon Musk Answers Your Questions! during SXSW at ACL Live on March 11, 2018 in Austin, Texas.
6 years ago

Company seeks to give discarded plastic bottles a new purpose, 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.
6 years ago
Genusee glasses would be made in Flint, Michigan. Ali Rose Vanoverbeke and Jack Burns said they wanted to reinvigorate the city's economy, bring back jobs and create living-wage jobs.
6 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.
6 years ago
Volunteers distribute bottled water to help combat the effects of the crisis when the city's drinking water became contaminated with dangerously high levels of lead in Flint, Michigan, March 5, 2016.
6 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.
6 years ago
Mayor Karen Weaver says Michigan's governor was not interested in speaking about the state-run water distribution sites during a meeting this week.
6 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.
6 years ago
Water distribution employee Albrey Kirkland places water cases into the back of a pickup at a water distribution center on North Franklin Avenue on Thursday, April 5, 2018 in Flint, Mich.
7 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.
7 years ago
Gitanjali Rao, 11, from Lone Tree, Colo., is the winner of the 2017 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.
7 years ago

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

The musician made announcement at concert in Detroit on Saturday.
7 years ago
Bruno Mars performs onstage during the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Nov. 20, 2016.
7 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.
7 years ago
Amariyanna 'Mari' Copeny known as Little Miss Flint raised 1,000 backpacks and $10,000 with the help of non-profit Pack Your Bag for students in Flint, Mich.
7 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.
7 years ago
Cher arrives for the Women's March on Washington on Independence Ave. on Jan. 21, 2017 in Washington.
7 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.
7 years ago
Anthony Green, 9, left, throws a snowball at Eric Babcock, 15, right, Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, in Flint, Mich.
7 years ago

4 4More Officials Charged With Felonies in Flint Water Crisis Debacle

Former city officials now facing felony charges.
7 years ago
Cases of bottled water are stored at a church in Flint, Mich., February 5, 2016.   After months of national attention on lead-tainted drinking water in Flint, residents are starting to question the 74-mile pipeline from Lake Huron to the Flint.
7 years ago

VIDEO: Michigan AG Announces Charges Against 4 Officials in Flint Water Crisis
7 years ago

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
7 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.
7 years ago
Despite blizzard conditions, military veterans march in support of the "water protectors" at Oceti Sakowin Camp on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, Dec. 5, 2016, outside Cannon Ball, North Dakota.
8 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.
8 years ago
Placards posted above water fountains warn against drinking the water at Flint Northwestern High School in Flint, Mich. May 4, 2016.
8 years ago

VIDEO: How the Water Crisis Developed in Flint, Michigan