Michigan official: Tugboat damaged Great Lakes pipelines

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A tugboat anchor struck underwater oil and electrical lines and caused an insulation fluid spill in the waterway connecting Lake Michigan and Lake Huron earlier this month, Michigan's attorney general said Tuesday.


  • Written by JOHN FLESHER and DAVID RUNK , Associated Press

Cincinnati newspaper wins Pulitzer for heroin reporting

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Enquirer's weeklong examination of the many ways the heroin crisis is impacting its community has won the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting.

  • Written by By DAN SEWELL , Associated Press

Crews from several states help restore power in Michigan

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Crews from several states are helping to restore power to tens of thousands of customers without service in Michigan after a weekend storm brought freezing rain, high winds and snow.


Cincinnati council to discuss death of teen trapped in van

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati City Council members are scheduled to hold a special meeting on the death of a 16-year-old boy who called 911 twice after getting trapped by a minivan's rear bench in his school's parking lot.

  • Written by By DAN SEWELL , Associated Press