Report Confirms Dangerous Lead Levels in Children During Flint Water Crisis 

Hannah Gold · 06/25/16 10:25AM

Lead levels that shoot above 5 micrograms per deciliter of blood in children under the age of six are considered dangerous and can inhibit the child’s growth and cause learning disabilities and behavioral problems. A report released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday found the odds of a young child living in Flint Michigan contracting such high levels of lead in their blood system rose by 50 percent after the city switched its water supply from Detroit’s water system to the Flint River in April 2014.

Lawsuit: Flint Mayor Funneled Money From Clean Water Charity to Campaign PAC

Jordan Sargent · 05/10/16 11:25AM

Today in a district court in Michigan, ex-Flint City Administrator Natasha Henderson alleged that she was fired from her position after reporting that Flint Mayor Karen Weaver had directed underlings to divert money intended for a clean water charity to her personal campaign PAC.

America's Most Biting Editorial Cartoonist Is This 10-Year-Old From Flint

Andy Cush · 03/17/16 12:00PM

Move over, other prominent and respected cartoonists whose names I can’t quite recall at this moment, because there’s a new top dog in town: Iain MacIntyre, a 10-year-old from Flint who traveled to Washington, D.C. to watch his governor Rick Snyder testify before Congress today.

Government Officials Could Face Manslaughter Charges In Flint

Allie Jones · 02/10/16 12:00PM

With whom the blame for the poisoned water and subsequent outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Flint, Michigan lies is still being determined. But the top investigator on the case says that when all is said and done, government officials could face charges as serious as involuntary manslaughter.

Unlike Bernie, Hillary Went to Flint Instead of SNL (Because She Already Did SNL)

Ashley Feinberg · 02/08/16 05:40PM

Recent Flint visitor Hillary Clinton really wants you to know that Hillary Clinton (who was recently in Flint) cares a lot about the fact that she was, quite recently, in Flint (Michigan). More specifically, she wants you to know that she was not off mugging it up for SNL like some other candidates we know.

Emergency Water In Flint Is Not Reaching Undocumented Immigrants

Jordan Sargent · 01/25/16 07:10PM

Up until just about today, the outpouring of reporting from Flint, Mich. had forgotten the stories of the people it’s easiest to forget: undocumented immigrants. But this afternoon, several articles were published within hours of each other focusing on the specific plight faced by the undocumented in Flint.