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Whoa! Watch a wall of dense fog creep across Lake Michigan

Two fishermen on Lake Michigan caught more than a big fish yesterday. On camera, they captured a massive fog bank making its way across the lake. Andrew Ballard and his father Spencer were out for a leisurely day of fishing near Platte Bay, just south……

BP tar sands refinery dumps crude oil into Lake Michigan just miles from Chicago

A malfunction dumped a slug of crude oil into Lake Michigan just a few miles away from Chicago city limits. Officials aren’t sure how much oil spilled into the lake, where refinery workers reported an oil sheen about 4:30 p.m. Monday, before the leak was plugged by about 9 p.m.,…