• Mayor Mar 12, 2018

    More Flint Water Samples Show Elevated Lead Levels

    Recent water tests at elementary schools in Flint have found an increase in samples showing lead levels above the federal action limit. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality determined that 28 samples tested in February were above 15 parts per billion of lead, The Flint Journal reported. That compares to 20 such samples in January. The increase may be due...

  • director Jun 28, 2017

    Michigan Sues Flint After Council Refuses to OK Water Deal

    The state of Michigan sued Flint Wednesday, alleging that the city council’s refusal to approve a broadly backed deal to buy water long term from a Detroit-area system is endangering public health in the wake of a man-made crisis that left the supply contaminated with lead. The Department of Environmental Quality had threatened legal action if the council did not...

  • Mayor Jun 16, 2017

    'Enjoy Your Brown Water': Steve Harvey Slammed for Flint Water Joke

    A Michigan man who talked trash with Steve Harvey over the Cleveland Cavaliers’ losing in the NBA finals says the comedian went too far when he made fun of Flint’s lead-tainted drinking water during an exchange on his radio show. The city’s mayor and a civil rights group feel the same way and are demanding an apology from the host...

  • Mayor Apr 18, 2017

    Flint Mayor Says Water Switch ‘Too Risky' After Lead Crisis

    In a reversal, Flint’s mayor on Tuesday recommended that the Michigan city keep getting its drinking water from a Detroit-area system for the long term, saying a planned switch would be too risky and expensive following a man-made crisis that left the supply contaminated with lead. “This protects residents from any potential fears or anxieties that would come from another...

  • Los Angeles Dec 6, 2016

    ‘Tonight Show': ‘Family Feud' With Steve Harvey

    Steve Harvey hosts a special “Tonight Show” edition of “Family Feud” with Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig and Host Jimmy Fallon of the 20th Century Women family facing off against Questlove, Tariq and James of The Roots family.

  • Donald Trump Sep 15, 2016

    Trump Visits Flint; Mayor Not Interested in ‘Photo Ops'

    The mayor of Flint, Michigan, is not happy that Donald Trump is planning to visit her city as it deals with its water contamination crisis. Karen Weaver, a Democrat, said the Trump campaign has not offered any help and did not consult her before making plans to visit Wednesday. Weaver said in a statement that “Flint is focused on fixing...

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