Almost one month into spring, the U.S. Coast Guard is still breaking up ice around the Great Lakes.
Last week’s brief thaw melted much of the ice covering Lake Michigan, but three of the Great Lakes still remain nearly entirely on ice.
It’s been so bitterly cold for so long in the Upper Midwest that the Great Lakes are almost completely covered with ice. The last time they came this close was in 1994, when 94 percent of the lakes’ surface was frozen.
A Detroit area pizza chain is honoring each of the five Great Lakes in pizza form – and their efforts will benefit a Chicago-based environmental group.
A 72-year-old man has been charged with intimidation and pointing a firearm in connection with a road-rage incident.
35 years after Lake Superior shipwreck, investigators still don’t know why the freighter went down so suddenly, without a single distress call.
A southwest suburban New Lenox woman has been charged in Lake Superior, Ind. Court with forgery, fraud on a financial institution and theft after authorities said she ripped off a physically handicapped senior citizen for whom she had been hired as a caregiver.