Universities Awarded Grants To Study Harmful Algae Blooms

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan universities have received state funding to develop technologies that would help identify and track harmful algae blooms in the Great Lakes. The state Department of Environmental Quality awarded Oakland University $158,314 to produce harmful...

The Latest: Kokomo EF3 Tornado Had Peak Wind Of 152 Mph

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes that touched down in Indiana and Ohio (all times local): 7:15 p.m. The National Weather Service says a preliminary damage survey shows the EF3 tornado that hit Kokomo had an estimated peak wind of 152 mph. The weather service says the...

The Latest: Final Tally Of Tornadoes Could Break Record

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes that touched down in Indiana and Ohio (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Wednesday’s tornado outbreak that swept Indiana came only about a week after another big August outbreak of tornadoes hit the state. The National Weather Service...

The Latest: Weather Service Confirms 7 Indiana Tornadoes

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes that touched down in Indiana and Ohio (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The National Weather Service says at least seven tornadoes swept parts of central and northern Indiana during Wednesday’s outbreak. Meteorologist Mike Ryan with...

Mayors Seek Hearing On Waukesha Water Withdrawal Decision

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — An organization representing mayors of more than 120 cities in the Great Lakes region is challenging a decision to let Waukesha, Wisconsin, draw water from Lake Michigan. The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative this week requested a hearing...

Browns Trade Linebacker Barkevious Mingo To Patriots

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have traded disappointing linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots in exchange for a 2017 fifth-round pick. The teams announced the deal on Thursday. The Browns selected Mingo with the No. 6 pick in 2013. The former LSU...

Browns Trading Linebacker Barkevious Mingo To Patriots

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns are trading disappointing linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots for a 2017 fifth-round pick. The Browns selected Mingo with the No. 6 pick in 2013. The former LSU standout has recorded just seven sacks in three seasons and...

AP Source: Browns Trading Barkevious Mingo To Patriots

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the deal says the Cleveland Browns are trading disappointing linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots. The sides agreed to the deal on Thursday, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade...

Ohio Man Suspected Of Bosnian War Crimes Charged With Fraud

CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man in Ohio hid that he had been in a special police unit in Bosnia and took part in the Serb massacre of over 8,000 Muslim Bosnians during the 1995 genocide. The U.S. government says 41-year-old Oliver Dragic, of Barberton, has been...

The Latest: Kokomo-area Residents Got Alerts Before Storms

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes that touched down in Indiana and Ohio (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Howard County and the city of Kokomo have only 10 tornado sirens, but a telephone and text-messaging system spread the word about dangerous storms bearing down on the...