Michigan mother who exposed Flint water crisis receives international environmental justice prize

LeeAnne Walters is receiving the Goldman Environmental Prize to further her pursuit of justice.

“Little Miss Flint” calls out Twitter for verifying the Walmart yodeler before her

Can't get verified on Twitter? Try being friends with an internet-famous yodeler.
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Lifecycling: Using art to breathe new life into a city

Local creatives give the city of Flint, Michigan, a renewed perspective with public art.
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New study shows the Flint water crisis impacted fertility and fetal deaths in the city

Researchers called the increase in fetal death rates “horrifyingly large.”
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Head of Michigan health department charged with involuntary manslaughter over Flint water crisis

The charges are related to an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease linked to the city's lead-contaminated water crisis.

Flint, Michigan, official resigns after using racial slur to blame black people for water crisis

"Fucking n*ggers don't pay their bills, believe me, I deal with them," Stair says in the recording.

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Over 8,000 Flint residents could lose their homes if they don't pay their water bills

The government has threatened to place tax liens on homes with unpaid water bills.
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The state of the Flint water crisis, by the numbers

Michigan will set aside $97 million over the next three years to replace Flint's lead-ridden water lines.

Flint residents to pay full price for water that's still undrinkable without filtering

Flint residents say they're not ready to trust the government.
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Michigan EPA says Flint's water is fine — but what do residents have to say?

Tuesday's news could be a turning point for Flint.

The Cher 'Flint' Lifetime movie is a well-meaning but terrible idea

Bless Cher's heart, but 'Flint' sounds like a total miscalculation.

Republicans in Congress close yearlong Flint water crisis inquiry with no new findings

Democrats in Congress are pushing back, alleging that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is sitting on crucial documents.
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A year later, Flint's water is still undrinkable

The Flint water crisis continues.

Duke fan mocks Flint water crisis with sign at basketball game against MSU

Thousands of people without safe water is apparently OK material for sports trash talk.
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Flint's shigellosis outbreak tells us one thing: The water problem is worse than ever

Flint's water problem didn't leave town when the national spotlight did. Now, the consequences are mounting.

Common's "Black America Again" video spotlights policy brutality in an illuminating way

The Common and Stevie Wonder collaboration begins with powerful raw footage of a police shooting.

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Flint, Michigan, residents call for help, say the water crisis is far from over

Residents, pastors and activists are calling for help with getting clean water to everyone in Flint.

Flint, Michigan, Now Has Nobody Collecting the City's Garbage

In addition to poisoned water, city residents now have to contend with no trash collection services.

Flint Water Crisis Update: At Long Last, More State Workers Will Face Criminal Charges

The attorney general suspects the officials being charged may have viewed people in Flint as "expendable."

Bottled Water Donations in Flint, Michigan Have Plummeted, But Crisis Remains

Residents are still getting their water from bottles instead of faucets, but donations are down four-fifths by one estimate.
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Beyoncé and the Michigan Beyhive Cut $82K Check for Flint Water Crisis Victims

Beyoncé's fans opted to donate to Flint when they purchased tickets to her Detroit concert.

Philadelphia Faces a Class Action Lawsuit for Its Alleged Bad Water-Testing Practices

Some are accusing city officials of rigging the lead-testing procedures. Others worry it could be another Flint.

Flint Water Now Safe for Bathing and Hand-Washing, According to Scientist

"We’re seeing some very, very encouraging results."

Criminal Charges Announced in Flint Water Crisis

Several people are now being held accountable for the Flint water crisis.

Michigan Governor Just Promised to Take a 30-Day Flint Water Challenge

Gov. Rick Snyder will be drinking Flint water for a month.

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These Amazing Tiny Robots Can Suck the Lead Out of Polluted Water

This could be a game-changer for public health.

Flint's Police Chief Calls Break-In At Office Storing Water Documents an "Inside Job"

"It was somebody that had knowledge of those documents that really wanted to keep them out of the right hands."

A 10-Year-Old Just Drew the Only Cartoon About Flint That Anybody Needs to See

These drawings by a 10-year-old are all you need to see about the Flint water crisis.

EPA Official Said Helping Flint, Michigan, Amid Water Crisis Woud Send Wrong Message

"I'm not so sure Flint is the community we want to go out on a limb for."