Recreational surfing

August 17, 2018 - 1:04 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities have identified the man who died while kite surfing on Lake Erie in western New York earlier this week. Police in the Erie County town of Hamburg on Friday identified the man as 61-year-old Jeffrey Biehler, of Hamburg. Officials say police responded to a town beach...
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August 16, 2018 - 7:36 am
HAMBURG, N.Y. (AP) — Police in western New York say a man has died while kite surfing on Lake Erie. Hamburg police say they responded to a town beach on Wednesday afternoon following reports of a kite surfer in distress. Police and lifeguards tried to rescue the man but wind took hold of his sail,...
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American flags placed in honor of Memorial Day are reflected in puddles at the Panama City Marina as Subtropical Storm Alberto approaches Panama City, Fla., Monday, May 28, 2018. (Joshua Boucher/News Herald via AP)
May 28, 2018 - 8:31 pm
Subtropical Storm Alberto rumbled inland Monday after its Memorial Day strike on the U.S. Gulf Coast, driving holiday weekend beachgoers away as heavy rains began pelting wide areas of the Southeast amid a rising flood threat. Forecasters warned that downpours from the vast system of swirling storm...
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April 17, 2018 - 11:31 am
PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — Chicago and some Great Lakes surfers say a federal settlement inadequately punishes U.S. Steel for chemical spills into Lake Michigan. The University of Chicago discovered last year that the steelmaker's Midwest Plant has violated chromium limits at least four times since 2013...
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April 07, 2018 - 9:11 pm
MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — A body has been recovered in the vicinity where an SUV plunged off a Northern California cliff, killing a family of eight last month. A statement Saturday by the Mendocino County Sheriff's office says a body was found in the surf of the Pacific Ocean in Westport, California...
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