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.