As the city of Flint, Michigan, prepared to begin drawing its drinking water from the Flint River, an official with the municipal water plant said his superiors were prodding him to move too quickly, an email released by the governor's office Friday shows.
Former Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has made his first public comments since allegations arose that he and three others assaulted two off-duty police officers inside an Old City nightclub.
Former officer Raymond Tensing has already been charged with murder in the death of Samuel DuBose, 43. Tensing had initially claimed that he shot DuBose during an off-campus stop because he was being dragged by DuBose's car. Police use of lethal force, especially by white officers against unarmed blacks and other minorities, has been the focus of nationwide protests, and the killing of DuBose also fueled demonstrations.
HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters on Friday contained a massive warehouse fire that burned out of control for nearly 20 hours and generated so much smoke that it was detected by weather radar and forced some school closures.
It's been more than 24 hours since firefighters began battling a raging warehouse fire in northern New Jersey that destroyed a half million square feet including two buildings, burning nonstop and in deep-freeze conditions.