- Officials: Body of man found floating in a Henrico lake Updated: Nov-27-15 3:01 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - The body of a deceased man has been pulled from a lake in Henrico County.
- Student in Ohio State lake jump probably died of broken neck Updated: Nov-26-15 4:38 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A student who jumped into a lake at Ohio State University as part of an annual event probably died from a broken neck, the county coroner said Thursday.
- Asian carp barrier nearly done at northeast Indiana wetland Updated: Nov-25-15 4:05 pm
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - A nearly 2-mile-long earthen berm through a northeastern Indiana marsh that's designed to keep Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes is almost complete, months after heavy rains temporarily halted the project.
- Report: Lake no cleaner after year 1 of disputed experiment Updated: Nov-25-15 1:38 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - An experiment that prompted lawmakers to delay for years the promised but costly cleanup of a key water supply for about 300,000 people in the Raleigh-Durham region has produced no tangible results, a state report said.
- Pesky invasive plant turns up in another East Texas waterway Updated: Nov-24-15 4:11 pm
DALLAS - An invasive plant that can clog boat motors, block sunlight from lakes and affect aquatic life has turned up in another East Texas waterway, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department announced Tuesday.
- Scientists call for continuing Great Lakes wolf protections Updated: Nov-24-15 1:23 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region should not yet be removed from the federal endangered species list, a group of scientists and scholars said Tuesday, disagreeing with colleagues who said the population has rebounded sufficiently.
- Known length of Jewel Cave extended to more than 180 miles Updated: Nov-24-15 11:57 am
CUSTER, South Dakota - One of the longest caves in the world has gotten a little bit longer.
- NY investigating bird deaths at Lake Ontario Updated: Nov-23-15 3:01 am
ALBANY, New York - New York conservation officials are the deaths of birds found along the shores of Lake Ontario since mid-October.
- Glacial Lakes Energy planning upgrades in Mina, Watertown Updated: Nov-22-15 2:42 pm
MINA, South Dakota - Glacial Lakes Energy is planning to spend $23 million on improvements to its ethanol production facilities in Mina and Watertown.
- Crews begin pumping oil cargo from sunken barge in Lake Erie Updated: Nov-21-15 5:51 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio - Salvage crews have begun an underwater operation to pump a hazardous oil-based substance from a sunken barge that apparently had been sitting undiscovered on the bottom of Lake Erie for nearly 80 years.
- Q&A: A look at the Colorado River and its role in the West Updated: Nov-21-15 11:32 am
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the nation's largest drinking water distributor, bought nearly 13,000 acres of remote farms in July for $256 million, rattling farmers but giving it prized rights to the Colorado River.
- Senators push for new Great Lakes heavy icebreaking ship Updated: Nov-21-15 4:01 am
DETROIT - Eight U.S. senators from the Great Lakes region are pushing for federal funding of a new icebreaking vessel to clear paths for winter cargo shipping.
- Authorities: Body of woman, 24, at beach; man still sought Updated: Nov-20-15 7:41 pm
ST. JOSEPH, Michigan - Authorities say the body found along a beach in southwestern Michigan is that of a 24-year-old Watervliet woman.
- Teams searching Lake Champlain after distress call made Updated: Nov-20-15 6:42 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - The U.S. Coast Guard and other emergency responders are searching Lake Champlain after receiving an apparent distress call from a boater.
- Striking lake oddity created by causeway to get makeover Updated: Nov-20-15 2:02 am
GREAT SALT LAKE, Utah - One of the strangest and most striking places in Utah - an enormous oddity that scientists say was created accidentally by human engineering - is getting a bit of a remodeling job.
- Great Lakes levels expected to stay mostly above average Updated: Nov-19-15 6:46 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Water levels in the Great Lakes should remain mostly above average over the next six months as a powerful El Nino gives the region a break after two bitterly cold winters, but it's unclear whether there will be longer-term effects, federal scientists said Thursday.
- Lake Charles police to be equipped with body cameras Updated: Nov-19-15 4:16 pm
LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - After months of debate, Lake Charles officials unanimously voted to approve body cameras for the city's police department.
- Lake Erie Biofuels buys Alabama biodiesel refinery Updated: Nov-19-15 10:03 am
ERIE, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania biodiesel producer is expanding into Alabama.
- Texas Fishing Report Updated: Nov-18-15 4:31 pm
Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for Nov. 18 and also available on the Internet at http://www.txfishing.com :
- Great Lakes Airlines to drop Denver to Prescott service Updated: Nov-18-15 2:21 pm
PRESCOTT, Arizona - Great Lakes Airlines is again abandoning its flight between Denver and Prescott effective Dec. 2.
- Mobile homes along Lake Tschida must be moved by 2021 Updated: Nov-10-15 11:15 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - People who park their mobile homes on leased lots along Lake Tschida in southwestern North Dakota will not be able to leave them there permanently starting in 2021.
- Ceremonies mark 40th anniversary Edmund Fitzgerald sinking Updated: Nov-10-15 5:45 am
DETROIT - Events in Michigan are observing the 40th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald on Lake Superior.
- Lake Macatawa pipeline with deformities to be replaced Updated: Nov-10-15 3:48 am
HOLLAND, Michigan - A fuel pipeline under Lake Macatawa is set to be replaced after recent inspections identified several abnormalities in the current structure.
- Shipwreck hunter reports find of ship lost in 1913 storm Updated: Nov-09-15 8:51 pm
DETROIT - A veteran Great Lakes shipwreck hunter said he and his crew believe they've found the wreck of a ship that went down in Lake Huron during a major 1913 storm.
- AP WAS THERE: 40 years ago, Edmund Fitzgerald sinks Updated: Nov-09-15 8:49 pm
SAULT STE. MARIE, Michigan - EDITOR'S NOTE: The Great Lakes have claimed thousands of ships since European explorers began navigating the waters in the 1600s, but few have captured the public's imagination as has the Edmund Fitzgerald, which sank on Nov. 10, 1975, in Lake Superior.