Lake Erie

Want to Get Wisdom? Be Your Own Crowd

Research suggests that people can improve decisions by thinking twice -- or as many times as possible.<p>Crowds of humans can be very good at solving certain kinds of problems. If, for example, you wanted to guess many bacteria live in Lake Erie, you’d be better off asking a random group of people and …


Happy Hour


NCAA wrestling award standings see some changes in Week 2

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA has released updated standings for the 2018 NCAA Wrestling Awards that will be awarded in March at the respective Division I, …

Team USA

How did we get lake-effect snow from a frozen lake?

We thought the lake-effect snow season was over.<p>Our hopes, apparently, rested on thin ice.<p>An unexpected round of lake-effect snow pelted metro …


Jackson: Lake Erie is a hotbed of walleye for ice fishers

I've listened very carefully to what Matt Markey reports to me several times a month.<p>He doesn't have any ax to grind, nor does he speak for any fish …


CBF Morning Run: Remembering paperboys and killer blizzards, tracking Longaberger lawsuits, sailing away on a double IPA, and remembering Prohibition by hoisting a farmhouse ale

Happy Tuesday morning, Columbus. If you are reading this, you must have survived the rain/ice/snow storm that blew through Ohio over the long …

Grateful Dead

Cuomo's budget proposal targets algae blooms

Algal blooms have threatened drinking water supplies and affected industries in upstate in recent summers.<p>Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo proposed Tuesday …

Niagara Falls

Sean Kirst: Lake Erie photographer honors cousin who taught him about 'witch of November'

Every day, every season, can be different on Lake Erie. The coldest winter in years has tightened the opportunities for David Sandford to do what …

Great Lakes

Snow is headed to the D.C. region on Tuesday night - The Washington Post

Now watching<p>1:11<p>Snow is headed to the D.C. region on Tuesday night<p>Now watching<p>1:36<p>Watch drone footage of the Susquehanna River ice jam<p>Now watching<p>0:30<p>Car slams into police cruiser in Kentucky<p>Now watching<p>0:35<p>Footage shows Papua New Guinea's Kadovar volcano erupting<p>Now watching<p>0:54<p>Search for …


Warriors forced to take cold showers after beating Cavaliers

Jan 16,2018<p>The Warriors were greeted with an un-welcome surprise after dispatching the Cavaliers Monday night in Cleveland, 118-108.<p>There was no hot water in the visiting locker room at Quicken Loans Arena, forcing players to take cold showers. Making things worse, it was below freezing outside in …


Ice piles make Ohio look like the Arctic

Thick ice piled up more than 30 feet high, creating an "ice shove," on the shores of Lake Erie in Ohio.

Great Lakes

Lake Erie ice could channel some minor lake-effect snow into Buffalo tonight

Lake Erie was nearly 90 percent frozen on Monday.<p>Of the open water remaining on the lake, it's located in an area roughly between Dunkirk and Long …


Ice shove creates mountains along Lake Erie shore

PORT CLINTON, Ohio-- An apparent ice shove along the Lake Erie shoreline created mountains of thick ice piled more than 30 feet high.The piles of …


Does winter 2017-18 seem extra frigid so far? It's Buffalo's coldest since 1996

For meteorologists, the winter season begins on Dec. 1 and ends at the end of February.<p>That means today begins the second half of the winter …


Crews on shores of Lake Erie attempt daring rescue to save dog stranded on ice

CLEVELAND – An ice rescue is under way on Lake Erie, as Cleveland crews try to save a dog that is stranded on the ice. The black dog is about 1,000 …


Coast Guard attempts to rescue wandering dog on frozen Lake Erie

CLEVELAND— A wandering dog out on a frozen Lake Erie caught the attention of a passerby Sunday morning, and it ultimately led to a rescue effort by …


Light snow giving way to mild, sunny conditions: Northeast Ohio work-week weather forecast

CLEVELAND, Ohio - One last day of snow is ahead for Northeast Ohio this week before a nice break from the fluffy flakes and falling ice.<p>What comes …


Research aims to predict algae blooms on lakes, rivers

There's a whole network of satellites, underwater robots and scientific tools watching for toxic algae on Lake Erie. But when it comes to predicting …

Great Lakes

Cuyahoga County seeks public input on greenways that would retrofit a region designed for the car (photos)

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cuyahoga County planners are seeking the public's help to retrofit an urban region designed for the car - not bikes or …


A Foreboding Similarity in Today’s Oceans and a 94-Million-Year-Old Catastrophe

The ocean is suffocating—but not for the first time.<p>The ocean is losing its oxygen. Last week, in a sweeping analysis in the journal <i>Science</i>, scientists put it starkly: Over the past 50 years, the volume of the ocean with no oxygen at all has quadrupled, while oxygen-deprived swaths of the open seas …


Man charged with killing wife in Lake Erie wants Pa. charges dropped because body was found in NY

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A man accused of shooting his wife and tossing her into Lake Erie and then reporting she'd accidentally fallen overboard from his …


Brrr!! A bone-chilling Polar Bear Dip for a good cause

KINGSVILLE — It was a bone-chilling day for a good cause as courageous swimmers hit the Lake Erie waters Saturday during the 18th annual Polar Bear …

Southwestern Ontario

PX: How did Donald Trump fare in the Great Ohio Shakeout?

2018 is off to wild start in Ohio politics. Let's take a look at the winners and losers so far in the Greater Ohio Shakeout.


January thaw results in more sewage overflows

Melting snow and run-off into area sewers is creating another round of overflows from sewage treatment plants across the Buffalo Niagara region into …


The U.S. Navy's Brand-New Battleship Little Rock Is Stuck In Ice in Canada

The crew of the U.S.S Little Rock have an indefinite wait until they are back on track to sail for Florida, after the Navy’s newest combat ship got …

U.S. Navy

Coast Guard training on ice rescues; What to do if you fall into the icy lake

CLEVELAND, Ohio -<p>Would you know what to do if you fell into an icy Lake Erie in the winter?<p>The members of the Great Lakes Coast Guard spent the day …


Docking your boat with a joystick? It's like a video game controller

Find it stressful to dock a boat?<p>Maneuvering a vessel into a tight spot, surrounded by wood, metal poles and other boats, can be difficult. Which is …


Search Continues For Man Who Fell Through Ice While Riding ATV

<b>FRENCHTOWN TWP. (WWJ) –</b> Authorities will continue searching Thursday for a 39-year-old man who disappeared when his ATV went through the ice on Lake …


Search suspended for snowmmobilier who fell through ice in Monroe County

CLOSE<p>Weather forecast for Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018<p>A search for a snowmobilier who fell through ice on Lake Erie in Monroe County has been temporarily …


Flash flood warning issued in Silver Creek as ice jams Walnut Creek

SILVER CREEK - Route 5, a main artery into Silver Creek, was closed to traffic this morning as ice jams in Walnut Creek threatened to cause flooding …