Demands for accountability in the Flint water crisis may soon be answered nearly seven years after people first began reporting the devastating side effects of the city’s lead-poisoned water.
Nine former Michigan officials, including ex-Gov. Snyder, have been charged in connection with the Flint water crisis in a case prosecutor says was about “finally holding people accountable.”
FORMER GOVERNOR CHARGED: Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has pleaded not guilty to “willful neglect of duty” after he, and eight other officials, were charged in connection to the Flint water crisis. @perezreports has the details.
"After I heard the charge for Snyder, I was upset to no end" Activist and Flint resident reacts to charges against Snyder.
Residents of Flint, Mich., are still waiting in line for bottled water, as they have for six years. But on Thursday, prosecutors announced 41 charges against nine public officials for their role in the tainted water crisis.
BREAKING DETROIT (AP) -- The AP has learned ex-Michigan Gov. Snyder and others have been told they’re being charged in Flint water scandal.
Genesee County Sheriff (Flint, Michigan) Chris Swanson put down his helmet and baton and asked protesters how he could help. The protesters chanted "walk with us" so the Sheriff joined — and walked alongside the protesters in solidarity. Leadership.🌎❤️