Man Charged With Stabbing Officer at Airport Had Tried to Buy a Gun, F.B.I. Says

By CHRISTOPHER MELE and MATTHEW HAAG June 22, 2017 A Montreal man charged with stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport on Wednesday tried to buy a gun before the attack but was denied, the authorities said on Thursday. The man,...

Police Officer Stabbed at Michigan Airport in ‘Act of Terrorism’

By JONAH ENGEL BROMWICH and MATT STEVENS June 21, 2017 A 50-year-old Canadian man stabbed a transit police officer in the neck and back on Wednesday morning at an airport in Flint, Mich., in what the authorities called an “act of...

5 Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter in Flint Water Crisis

By SCOTT ATKINSON and MONICA DAVEY June 14, 2017 FLINT, Mich. — By the time Robert Skidmore, an 85-year-old former auto industry worker, died in late 2015, officials had seen signs for months that Flint was wrestling with outbreaks of...

For Flint, an 1882 Play About Bad Water Is ‘Exactly What We’re Living’

By MONICA DAVEY June 11, 2017 FLINT, Mich. — The play was written in 1882, originally set in a small town in Norway — about as removed as imaginable from the daily struggles of this Michigan city. But as an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s...