Men sentenced for live-streamed shooting threat on Periscope

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two men accused of live-streaming a threat to shoot up their Ohio neighborhood if their video feed scored enough viewers have been sentenced to six months in a low-level correctional facility.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Algal blooms lead to 'impaired' designation for Lake Erie

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The state of Michigan is designating its section of Lake Erie as an impaired waterway because of damage to fish and other wildlife caused by harmful algal blooms, officials told The Associated Press on Thursday.

  • Written by JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer