Flint

FILE - In this March 21, 2016 file photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich. Prosecutors dropped all criminal charges Thursday, June 13, 2019, against eight people in the Flint water scandal and pledged to start the investigation from scratch. The defendants include Michigan's former health director, Nick Lyon, who was charged with involuntary manslaughter. He was accused of failing to timely alert the public about an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that occurred in 2014-15 when Flint was drawing improperly treated water from the Flint River. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
June 14, 2019 - 5:01 pm
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...
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Flint Water Plant Tower
(credit: George Fox/WWJ)
June 14, 2019 - 12:07 pm
"Millions and millions of documents" have never been reviewed.
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Flint Water Plant Tower
(credit: George Fox/WWJ)
June 13, 2019 - 2:08 pm
“I want to remind the people of Flint that justice delayed is not always justice denied and a fearless and dedicated team of career prosecutors and investigators are hard at work to ensure those who harmed you are held accountable.”
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June 13, 2019 - 9:38 am
Two additional cases have been identified this year.
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May 11, 2019 - 12:55 pm
Certain visitors and patients who were at the hospital should get tested.
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Amor Ftouhi
Photo: U.S. Department of Justice
April 18, 2019 - 11:48 am
He told the judge he had jihad in his heart and didn't kill enough people.
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Amor Ftouhi
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April 11, 2019 - 4:18 pm
Lawyers say Amor Ftouhi expected to be killed by other officers.
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Flint water case
In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 file photo, attorneys meet with Genesee District Judge Jennifer J. Manley as preliminary examination begins in the cases of four defendants. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
January 18, 2019 - 2:53 pm
Seven of 15 defendants have pleaded no contest to misdemeanors. Their records eventually will be scrubbed clean.
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gun
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January 12, 2019 - 9:52 am
A classmate retrieved the weapon and took it to the administrator's office.
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gun
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January 11, 2019 - 7:31 am
His parents are said to be cooperating with the investigation.
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