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Niagara Falls freezes: Majestic sights of icy wonderland [Photos]

Niagara Falls has frozen over due to extreme weather conditions persisting across the East Coast. Meteorologists say the Falls will likely stay frozen as temperatures fall even lower with high winds in the East Coast in the next days.

Photo Essay: Niagara Falls, Festival of Lights winter wonderland Special

You've seen Niagara Falls in the summer, you've seen them at night, but have you come to enjoy the splendor of the water cascading over the frozen snow covered escarpment with icicles drooping in day and lights ablaze for Christmas at night?

Photo Essay: Summer getaway to Niagara Falls, Canada Special

Niagara Falls - Niagara Falls has been wowing visitors for hundreds of years and it doesn't look like it will be slowing down any time soon. One-and-a-half hours from 12 million people in Greater Toronto may keep it busy, but it remains a very reasonable getaway.

Review: In Niagara Falls, history and wonder go hand-in-hand Special

Niagara Falls, NY is a place of history but it is also a place of wonder. Each day thousands of people travel to see the wonder of hundreds of thousands of gallons of water traveling over a cliff in the gorge below.

Niagara Falls Butterfly Conservatory — An Enchanted Rainforest Special

Niagara Falls - A trip to the magnificent Horseshoe Falls of the Niagara River in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, can be greatly enhanced by including a visit to the wonderful Butterfly Conservatory, located just ten minutes down the road on the Niagara Parkway.

Shocked tourists find human torso below Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls - Tourists on the Maid of the Mist boat ride below the Niagara Falls, were shocked to see a human torso floating in the river. Police say the body is of a middle-aged woman who was obviously murdered.

Marineland claims inspectors found no major problems at aquarium

Niagara Falls - The long awaited investigation of Marineland at Niagara Falls, has apparently turned up no serious problems, despite allegations of animal neglect and poor conditions by former employees.

Op-Ed: Who's to blame for deplorable conditions at Marineland?

When the Toronto Star published results of an investigation into Marineland this week, people responded with shock and disgust, but how did conditions become so bad? Blame should be laid with those charged with ensuring the animals are protected.

Marineland animals are suffering according to former workers

Niagara Falls - Former workers at the Niagara Falls Marineland say animals are suffering illness, injuries and death because of neglect, blamed on a staffing shortage.

TopFinds: Tightrope-walking over Niagara Falls, stem cell update

Nik Wallenda will tightrope-walk over the Falls Friday night. Researchers say they can grow bones from stem cells. What are 'pink collar' jobs and why are some men clamoring towards them? These are the top stories from across the world.

Unidentified man survives plunge over Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls - Monday morning a man plunged over Niagara Falls and fell approximately 55 meters (180 feet), landing in the lower Niagara River basin. Somehow, he survived the horrific fall.

Ontario: Niagara region hosts icewine festivals

Niagara - There is a mystique and romance that's grown up around Icewine. It's called Canada's "liquid gold", receives critical acclaim, wins gold medals in international competitions and commands high prices. Here's your chance to discover the magic.

Niagara Falls a vacation spot for any price range Special

Niagara Falls - Niagara Falls, Ontario is a tourist town. The first tourists came early to see the wonder of nature but today the Niagara Falls are only part of the draw to the area.

A close-up view of nature's beauty - Horseshoe Falls Special

Niagara Falls - Horseshoe Falls is the Canadian part of Niagara Falls. Almost all of the Niagara River flows over Horseshoe Falls, with a mere 10 percent flowing over the American Falls.

Mother Nature shows her beautiful power at Niagara Falls Special

Niagara Falls - Mother Nature is in full force at Niagara Falls. The falls are actually a total of three falls, the American Falls, the Horseshoe Falls and the smaller Bridal Veil Falls.

Student swept away at Niagara Falls, search finds different body

Niagara Falls - A Japanese woman, 19, who was attending school in Toronto is thought to have died Sunday night when she was carried away by fast currents on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls.

Daredevil wants to walk tightrope across Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls - Highwire artist and acrobat Nik Wallenda wants to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope and he is willing to jump through hoops to make it happen.

US border guards arrest Canadians after heated argument

Niagara Falls - LiveLeak released audio footage that captured an exchange between a Canadian husband wife and US Border Patrol Officers when the couple attempted to cross the border for some shopping.

Man Survives Suicide Attempt At Horseshoe Falls

Wednesday night a man climbed over the guard wall at Horseshoe Falls and jumped into the Niagara River. Somehow the man survived falling over the waterfalls.

Judge Suspended After Snapping on Courtroom

U.S. Judge Robert Restaino has been removed from the bench after an incident when he jailed an entire courtroom. Restaino was presiding over a case of domestic violence in Niagara Falls, NY, when a cell phone rang out in the courtroom.

Op-Ed: George Your Country is South, Not North

A new film being readied for Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C. shows Niagara Falls as one of the natural wonders of the United States. If you take a close look though you may notice a little flaw. The Falls are Canadian.

Niagara Falls makes the Seven Wonders cut

CBC Radio released the 50 places (and a couple of things) shortlisted for its Seven Wonders of Canada contest and Niagara Falls is one of them that made it.

Suicide rescue at Niagara Falls

A man wanted to kill himself by jumping into the falls but changed his mind.
 

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View of Horseshoe Falls  the Canadian section of the Niagara River Falls. The Niagara Falls Botanica...
View of Horseshoe Falls, the Canadian section of the Niagara River Falls. The Niagara Falls Botanical Garden is located about 9 km north of the falls.
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The rose garden in the river front park in Niagara Falls  Canada looked after by the Niagara Parks S...
The rose garden in the river front park in Niagara Falls, Canada looked after by the Niagara Parks School of Horticulture.
American Falls and the Niagara River  with Maid of the Mist boats passing in the river  as viewed fr...
American Falls and the Niagara River, with Maid of the Mist boats passing in the river, as viewed from Niagara Falls, Canada.
Butterfly at the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory.
Butterfly at the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory.
Wax figures of famous people populate Louis Tussaud s Waxworks in Niagara Falls  Ontario.
Wax figures of famous people populate Louis Tussaud's Waxworks in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Two Red Postman butterflies (Heliconius erato) and a Banded Orange butterfly (Dryadula phaetusa)  al...
Two Red Postman butterflies (Heliconius erato) and a Banded Orange butterfly (Dryadula phaetusa), also known as the Orange Tiger. Both species range from Northern Brazil through Central America and Mexico.
Canada s Horseshoe Falls is the largest of the three waterfalls that make up Niagara Falls.
Canada's Horseshoe Falls is the largest of the three waterfalls that make up Niagara Falls.
Parts of the Korean lantern display at the 2013 Niagara Falls  Festival of Lights display.
Parts of the Korean lantern display at the 2013 Niagara Falls, Festival of Lights display.
Canada s Horseshoe Falls is the largest of the three waterfalls that make up Niagara Falls.
Canada's Horseshoe Falls is the largest of the three waterfalls that make up Niagara Falls.
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Niagara Falls
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Bridal Veil Falls as seen from below  known to park goers at the Super Soaker.
Bridal Veil Falls as seen from below, known to park goers at the Super Soaker.
A glimpse of the Dinosaur display at the 2013 Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls  Ontario at Duffer...
A glimpse of the Dinosaur display at the 2013 Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls, Ontario at Dufferin Island Park.
The beginning of the lights on the North end of River Road on Niagara Parkway  before Dufferin Islan...
The beginning of the lights on the North end of River Road on Niagara Parkway, before Dufferin Island Park entrance with a Welcome sign and decorated trees.
A Canadian great outdoors scene found in Dufferin Island Park during the 2013 Festival of Lights  Ni...
A Canadian great outdoors scene found in Dufferin Island Park during the 2013 Festival of Lights, Niagara Falls, Canada.
A rainbow over the Niagara River
A rainbow over the Niagara River
Wax figures of famous people populate Louis Tussaud s Waxworks in Niagara Falls  Ontario.
Wax figures of famous people populate Louis Tussaud's Waxworks in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Close up on the American Falls as the Maid of the Mist passes through a rainbow at the base of the f...
Close up on the American Falls as the Maid of the Mist passes through a rainbow at the base of the falls and tourists are lined up to be next.
Wax figures of famous people populate Louis Tussaud s Waxworks in Niagara Falls  Ontario.
Wax figures of famous people populate Louis Tussaud's Waxworks in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Canada s Horseshoe Falls is the largest of the three waterfalls that make up Niagara Falls.
Canada's Horseshoe Falls is the largest of the three waterfalls that make up Niagara Falls.