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CBS News 14 Jan 2021

Officials announce outcome of Flint water crisis investigation

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Michigan officials have announced the outcome of the criminal investigation into the Flint water crisis. Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is being charged with two counts of willful neglect of duty.

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Ex-Michigan governor Rick Snyder is among a number of former state officials charged over the Flint water crisis, authorities said Thursday, the latest development in a years-long health scandal that has come to symbolize social injustice in the US.
Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges he willfully neglected his duty during the Flint water crisis. Eight other former officials and aides were also charged in connection to the scandal.
Nine people, including former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R), were charged in connection with the Flint water crisis, the state attorney general's office announced Thursday.
Nine current and former Michigan city and state officials have been charged in connection with the Flint water crisis. They have all been arraigned and are waiting for their day in court. Michigan Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud joined CBSN to explain the charges and give insight into why it took nearly 7 years to bring these charges to the defendants.

CBSN is CBS News' 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local news streaming services in major markets across the country. CBSN is currently available on CBSNews.com and the CBS News app across more than 20 platforms, as well as the CBS All Access subscription service.

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