• Genesee County Sep 15

    Worker Dies After Falling Into Bin at NY Concrete Plant

    A worker died after he fell into a bin at a western New York concrete plant and was buried in stone dust, authorities said. Randy Ridd, 64, fell into a stone bin at Western N.Y. Concrete Corp. in Batavia just before 1 p.m. Tuesday, Batavia police said. Emergency responders pulled him from the bin, but he was pronounced dead at…

  • The Associated Press Jun 14, 2019

    Flint Water Scandal: Prosecutors Drop All Charges, Plan to Restart Probe

    Prosecutors dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water crisis and pledged to start from scratch the investigation into one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in U.S. history. The stunning decision came more than three years — and millions of dollars — after authorities began examining the roots of the scandal that left Flint’s water...

  • Sheriff Oct 24, 2017

    Michigan Teens Charged With Murder in Highway Rock Incident

    Five teenagers accused of throwing rocks from a Michigan highway overpass were charged with second-degree murder Monday in the death of a man killed when one of them smashed the windshield of a van in which he was riding. The rocks thrown last Wednesday struck the van in which Ken White was a passenger as well as several other vehicles...

  • NBC Jun 28, 2017

    Alleged Flint Airport Stabber Denied Bond

    A judge on Wednesday ordered a Canadian man to remain in jail while he faces a charge of stabbing an airport police officer in Flint, Michigan, in a possible act of terrorism. Amor Ftouhi, 49, didn’t object to the government’s request that he be denied bond, a week after authorities say he stabbed Lt. Jeff Neville in the neck. Ftouhi,...

  • NBC Jun 23, 2017

    Flint Airport Stabbing Suspect Worked as Caretaker: Landlord

    he man charged with stabbing a police officer at the Flint airport in a possible act of terrorism was a part-time caretaker at the Montreal apartment building where he lived and had once studied to sell insurance, people who knew him said Thursday. Amor Ftouhi kept the building stairwells clean and always paid his rent on time, his landlord told...

  • NBC Jun 22, 2017

    Michigan Airport Stabbing: Officer Attacked in Possible Terror Incident

    An officer for Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan, was stabbed Wednesday in what local, state and federal law enforcement authorities were investigating as a terrorist act, NBC News reported....
    In a statement released by the FBI, officials said it is still too early to determine what motivated the attack, but that they were questioning the suspect....
    The attacker allegedly shouted “Allahu...

  • Governor Jan 13, 2016

    Snyder Activates National Guard to Help With Flint

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder late Tuesday activated the National Guard to help distribute bottled water and filters in Flint as it deals with a drinking water crisis that began months ago....
    Snyder’s executive order is intended to bolster outreach to Flint residents, whose tap water became contaminated with too much lead after it switched its drinking water supply. Officials in Michigan...

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