Articles by Ed White, David Eggert and Tammy Webber

Report: Michigan Ex-Gov. Snyder Charged in Flint Water Probe

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and other ex-officials have been told they’re being charged after a new investigation of the Flint water scandal, which devastated the majority Black city with lead-contaminated water and was blamed for a …

Illinois Officials Dispute FEMA Denial of Tornado Aid

Looking at the destruction in his southern Illinois town, Harrisburg Mayor Eric Gregg couldn’t understand why federal officials turned down a plea to financially help local homeowners. Nearly a hundred homes are now piles of debris, destroyed by last month’s …

Midwest Pummeled by Storms

A massive storm making its way through a big chunk of the United States brought a bit of everything: strong winds, rain, tornadoes and now even some snow for parts of the Midwest. The storm packed wind gusts of up …

Former North Dakota Blue Cross Blue Shield CEO Found Dead

Mike Unhjem, a longtime Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota chief executive who was fired last year because of publicity about an employee trip to the Grand Cayman Islands, was found dead at his Fargo home, police said Sept. …

Illinois Oil Pipeline Leak Stopped; Cleanup Under Way

Crews have removed a 12-foot section of pipe at the site of an oil spill outside Chicago that led to a spike in regional gasoline prices, but it could take weeks to clean up the contamination, federal officials said. It’s …