Cuyahoga River named America's 'river of the year' 50 years after infamous fire

April 17, 2019: This June marks 50 years since the Cuyahoga River caught fire. Now, it’s being honored as America’s 'river of the year.' The designation comes from American Rivers, which says the Cuyahoga River’s rebirth is an inspiration for other cities.
Published: 11:06 AM EDT April 17, 2019
Updated: 11:06 AM EDT April 17, 2019