More Water Woes For Benton Harbor After Pipe RuptureA YMCA offered showers after a southwestern Michigan city, already struggling with lead in its water, lost most water service due to a pipe rupture.
Benton Harbor Declares Emergency Over Lead; Governor VisitsMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she visited Benton Harbor on Tuesday to listen to residents who have been urged to use bottled water because of elevated levels of lead in their tap water.
Whitmer Orders Urgent Response To Lead CrisisGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Oct. 14, ordered a “whole-of-government” response to elevated levels of lead in Benton Harbor's water and vowed to accelerate the replacement of the southwestern Michigan' community's lead pipes.
Bottled Water, Other Resources Available For Benton Harbor Residents Amid Water CrisisIn Benton Harbor, free water bottles are being given out to residents while work is being done to reduce lead exposure in the city’s water.
State Officials Urge Benton Harbor Residents To Use Bottled Water For Cooking, CleaningState officials are telling Benton Harbor residents not to use tap water for cooking or drinking, even if they have a water filter.
Benton Harbor Urged To Use Bottled Water Due To Lead RiskThe state urged residents of a southwestern Michigan city to use bottled water for cooking and drinking Wednesday, a major shift in response to elevated levels of lead.
Panel To Advise State On Reducing Lead In Drinking WaterA panel of experts is being assembled to advise Michigan officials on how to reduce lead in drinking water.
Michigan Sending Water, Filters To Benton Harbor Due To LeadThe state of Michigan will provide bottled water and water filters in Benton Harbor, where tests have revealed elevated levels of lead, a spokesman said Wednesday, Sept. 22.
Groups Seek Federal Help With Lead In Benton Harbor's WaterAdvocacy groups are urging the Biden administration to help provide safe drinking water in Benton Harbor, a low-income, predominantly Black city in southwestern Michigan where tests repeatedly have shown excessive lead levels in the water supply.
Michigan Man Cleared Of 3 Murders After 16 years In PrisonA man serving a life sentence was released from prison Friday after 16 years, following the dismissal of three murder convictions in southwestern Michigan.
Police in SW Michigan Taking New Look At Teen's '91 DeathPolice in southwestern Michigan say they are following up on a tip in the 1991 death of a Black teenager who drowned in the St. Joseph River.
AG Nessel: 48-Year-Old Benton Harbor Man Charged With Sexual AssaultAttorney General Dana Nessel announced that a Benton Harbor man has been charged with sexual assault.
2 Die In Benton Harbor Fire; Cause Not Yet KnownA house fire killed two people before dawn Tuesday in southwestern Michigan, authorities said.
Officials: 3 People Die In Benton Harbor Apartment FireThree members of a family died Sunday in an early morning apartment fire in southwestern Michigan, authorities said.
Man Pinned, Killed While Parking Cherry Picker In BarnThe man was repositioning the equipment Saturday afternoon on a Silver Creek Township farm at the time of the accident.