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Body found along Chicago shoreline identified as Indiana man

Jan. 09, 2023 15:42 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A body discovered Sunday along Chicago's Lake Michigan shoreline has been identified as that of a Gary, Indiana man, authorities said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office said Monday that the body was identified as that of John Puza Jr., 48, the Chicago...

Polish man who vanished at party found dead in Lake Michigan

Dec. 07, 2022 15:30 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A Polish man who vanished last weekend after attending a party at a Chicago bar was found dead early Wednesday in Lake Michigan, officials said. Krzysztof Szubert, 21, was pulled unresponsive from the lake at the Oak Street Beach about 1:55 a.m. and pronounced dead...

State files criminal charges against Wisconsin dairy farm

Dec. 07, 2022 09:43 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State prosecutors filed criminal charges against a Kewaunee farmer, agronomist and hauler who allegedly illegally dumped nearly 3 million gallons of excess manure that washed into tributaries of Lake Michigan. All three defendants are charged with felony counts...

No federal aid to restart Michigan nuclear power plant

Nov. 20, 2022 16:34 PM EST

COVERT, Mich. (AP) — The federal government has turned down a request for financial aid to restart a nuclear power plant in southwestern Michigan, the owner said. Holtec International said it was notified Friday by the U.S. Energy Department. The Palisades plant...

Massive snowfall buries cars, keeps falling in western NY

Nov. 19, 2022 17:59 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Piles of snow, in some places taller than most people, buried parts of western and northern New York as a lake-effect storm pounded areas east of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario for a third straight day Saturday, with possibly even more to come. Snowfall totals as...

Republican Sen. Young wins 2nd term in holding Indiana seat

Nov. 08, 2022 21:52 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Todd Young won his Indiana seat for a second term on Tuesday after employing a front-runner strategy throughout his campaign of largely ignoring Democratic challenger Thomas McDermott. Young maintained huge fundraising and organization...