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Scientists: Big Okla. quake in 2011 was man-made

4:22 PM, Mar 26, 2013

5.6 magnitude quake in Oklahoma in 2011 was caused when oil drilling waste was injected deep underground

Judge sides with Wyoming, Halliburton in fracking chemical suit

3:39 PM, Mar 25, 2013

Judge has ruled against environmentalists who sought to make public lists of ingredients that go into hydraulic fracturing fluids

3rd NY town wins in court over fracking ban

8:03 PM, Mar 19, 2013

Third upstate New York town has won a court challenge to its ban on natural gas drilling.

Ohio's GOP treasurer opposes Kasich tax hike

4:21 PM, Mar 7, 2013

Fellow Republican Treasurer Josh Mandel has come out against Gov. John Kasich's proposed tax increase on drillers

Brunswick: Council passes fracking ordinance, business objects

1:00 PM, Mar 1, 2013

Brunswick business owner says passing the anti-fracking ordinance could be a job-killing measure

Two, company indicted for dumping drilling waste

4:34 PM, Feb 28, 2013

Two accused of illegally discharging brine, oil-based drilling mud into stormwater drain that led to Mahoning River

Reports: One dead in Carrollton drilling accident

7:43 AM, Feb 26, 2013

One person died in a drilling accident in Carrollton Monday afternoon, according to reports.

Legislation to crack down on illegal drilling waste dumping

1:34 PM, Feb 15, 2013

Two Ohio state senators introducing  legislation to impose tougher penalties for illegal dumping of waste from oil/gas drilling

Unions: 'Fracking' jobs aren't local

9:04 PM, Feb 14, 2013

Ohio workers say energy companies promised jobs as they moved into Carroll County and other parts of Eastern Ohio to develop the Utica Shale's oil and natural gas reserves.

Feds charge NE Ohio man in wastewater dumping case

2:53 PM, Feb 14, 2013

Man accused of dumping at least 20,000 gallons of gas-drilling waste into the Mahoning River tributary near Youngstown

Ohio seeks new tests, reports on drilling waste

1:55 PM, Feb 12, 2013

Radioactive waste from oil and natural gas drilling would face new testing, reporting and tracking requirements before going to Ohio landfills under a proposal

NY town sued for banning 'frack' talk at meetings

10:47 AM, Feb 12, 2013

Two environmental groups are suing an upstate New York town for banning discussion of natural gas drilling and fracking at town board meetings

Residents deal with contaminated water from drilling

1:01 AM, Feb 12, 2013

Richard Payne still remembers what it felt like when a gas explosion lifted his house off its foundation five years.

Mansfield lawmaker fights against injection well drilling

9:07 PM, Feb 11, 2013

The implication of drilling and fracking in Ohio hit home in Mansfield for Law Director John Spon.

Former oil executive calls for strict fracking regulation

9:07 PM, Feb 11, 2013

Ohio has become the epicenter of an oil and gas boom because of what lies thousands of feet below the surface -- shale

New documentary 'Fracknation' targets critics of fracking

8:44 PM, Jan 21, 2013

"FrackNation" is a new documentary that attacks opponents of fracking for oil and gas, but it also raises a bigger question

Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon tour Pa. gas drilling sites

3:54 PM, Jan 17, 2013

Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon and Susan Sarandon are touring gas drilling sites in northeastern Pennsylvania

Portage County: Is methane in water unhealthy?

7:54 PM, Jan 11, 2013

Portage County family worries about methane exposure.

Portage County: Family concerned over methane in water

5:39 PM, Jan 10, 2013

The Kline family can light their well water on fire.

Geauga County: 'Thumper Trucks' take to the road

8:26 PM, Dec 10, 2012

Some residents thought it was a mini-earthquake shaking their Geauga County homes Sunday morning

Portage County: Drilling blamed for home damage

7:58 PM, Dec 5, 2012

A homeowner says cracking walls and crumbling mortar are being caused by a nearby well

Cleveland: Fracking Expo touts economic benefits

7:56 PM, Dec 5, 2012

A huge fracking expo is being held at the I-X Center in Cleveland.

Consol, EQT bid to drill at Pittsburgh airport

4:25 PM, Dec 5, 2012

Consol Energy and EQT Production Company submitted bids to drill for natural gas and oil at Pittsburgh International Airport

Ohio renews injection-well permitting

4:17 PM, Nov 13, 2012

Ohio has begun issuing its first permits for deep injection of chemically-laced wastewater from oil and gas drilling since a New Year's Eve quake in Youngstown

Oil and Gas Exploration: Its future in Ohio

7:17 PM, Nov 2, 2012

Throughout Ohio, oil and gas wells dot the landscape, from large rigs along country roads to those tucked away in suburban backyards.

Ohioans seek stronger oil and gas well regulation

6:52 PM, Nov 1, 2012

"What we're trying to do is protect future generations," says Mansfield Law Director John Spon.

Ohio's stake in the oil and gas industry

3:44 PM, Nov 1, 2012

To understand what's at stake in Ohio when it comes to oil and gas exploration, you have to understand why Ohio is so attractive to energy companies.

Landowners profit from oil and gas boom

3:43 PM, Nov 1, 2012

The garden on Richard Faber's farm produces all sorts of fruits and vegetables, from tomatoes to watermelons.

Local residents oppose drilling in their neighborhoods

9:37 PM, Oct 31, 2012

Michelle Aini no longer allows her six-year-old son to play in the backyard of their Broadview Heights home because of what sits just 600 feet away from them -- an oil and gas well.

Ohio's Utica Shale formation, rich in oil and natural gas

6:55 PM, Oct 18, 2012

Ohio sits atop the Utica Shale formation, which is rich in oil and natural gas.

US releases estimate of Utica Shale reserves

2:02 PM, Oct 5, 2012

Government geologists say the Utica Shale formation holds about 38 trillion feet of recoverable natural gas.

Global protests planned over gas drilling 'fracking' process

8:14 PM, Sep 21, 2012

More than 100 protests against the natural gas drilling process known as fracking are planned across the globe on Saturday

Major gas pipeline will cross northern Ohio

11:26 AM, Sep 5, 2012

A major pipeline has been proposed that would link Ohio's emerging shale gas fields to energy companies and customers in the Midwest and beyond.

Pa.: Okla. energy firm's data filled with errors

7:48 PM, Aug 21, 2012

Natural gas drilling company Chesapeake Energy last week filed an important Marcellus Shale production report containing so many errors a state database rejected it

Canton looking at leasing mineral rights

4:36 PM, Aug 5, 2012

A northeast Ohio city is planning to hire a consultant to look into leasing city-owned property for gas and oil drilling.

Experts: No way Ohio oil and gas worth $1T

10:33 AM, Aug 2, 2012

Experts say John Kasich's claim that a single energy company could recover $1 trillion of oil and gas from Ohio shale is an overestimate.

NE Ohio protesters mark protest at wastewater well

9:50 PM, Jul 16, 2012

Maryland man faces two misdemeanor charges after chaining himself to a gate at a Trumbull County deep-injection well

NJ Assembly approves bill banning fracking waste

8:03 PM, Jun 21, 2012

Lawmakers have approved legislation that bans hydraulic fracturing byproducts created in other states from entering New Jersey.

Between the Lines: Buckeye battle, drillers tax, school levy

3:31 PM, Jun 17, 2012

Topics are Ohio's campaign role, gas/oil taxes and Cleveland levy.

Federal study: Fracking wastewater wells cause quakes

10:54 AM, Jun 16, 2012

A study by the National Research Council concluded that injection of wastewater from hydraulic fracturing can induce earthquakes

Ohio now has comprehensive energy plan

6:48 PM, Jun 11, 2012

Governor John Kasich has signed a sweeping energy plan for Ohio.

Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District halts drilling water sales

10:20 AM, Jun 8, 2012

Officials overseeing reservoirs in Ohio's largest contained watershed have decided to halt water sales to oil and gas drillers in response to environmental concerns as they await a water-availability study.

1st man on the moon Neil Armstrong dies

Astronaut Neil Armstrong, who uttered one of history's most famous proclamations when he became the first man to walk on the moon in 1969, died Saturday.

10:44 PM, Aug 25, 2012

List of prescription drugs that can cause nightmares

Nightmares aren't a common side effect of prescriptions, but they can occur in dozens of drugs

10:42 PM, May 14, 2012

Parma plays part in possible sainthood for Fulton J. Sheen

PARMA -- The city has two connections to the cause of possibly making the late TV evangelist, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, a saint of the Catholic Church.

11:31 AM, Feb 2, 2010

Trick-or-treat times for Northeast Ohio

Halloween is nearly here! It's time to get the costumes and candy ready.  Below is a list of trick-or-treat times for Northeast Ohio communities.

Click HERE for family friendly events

Click HERE for adult Halloween events


12:11 AM, Oct 31, 2009

Middleburg Heights: Customers thank employee 'Heroes' at Wendy's

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS -- "How was everything for you today?" asked Wendy's manager John Meade, as he walked from table to table. 

12:57 AM, Dec 31, 2009

Madison: Weather and wine a winning combination

Wine and the weather? This summer it could be a good combination.

6:52 PM, Jul 17, 2012

Vigil for Cleveland girl, 15, fatally shot Saturday

Rally and candlelight vigil at 6 p.m. tonight at E. 39th and Longwood for 15-year-old shot and killed

5:27 PM, Aug 29, 2011

Billionaire unveils new 'Titanic II' cruise ship design

An Australian billionaire says he wants to build a new version of the Titanic that could set sail in 2016.

9:12 AM, Feb 27, 2013

Cedar Point finishes GateKeeper's track ahead of schedule

Park officials say the completion of GateKeeper's track came two weeks ahead of schedule.

4:47 PM, Feb 28, 2013

Authorities: Lorain man used hidden camera to watch girls' showers

LORAIN -- Prosecutors say a Lorain man hid cameras in a smoke detector to spy on two teenage girls in his shower.

7:08 PM, May 16, 2007
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