Commuters faced slippery, slush-covered roads on Friday after yet another winter storm brought snow and ice to the East Coast, leaving at least 21 people dead, including a pregnant woman struck by a mini-plow in New York City whose baby was then born by cesarean section in critical condition.
A wet and blustery storm along the East Coast has dumped up to 9 inches of snow in parts of upstate New York but hasn’t caused the all-out gridlock many Thanksgiving travelers feared.
As Superstorm Sandy marched slowly inland, millions along the East Coast awoke Tuesday without power or mass transit, with huge swaths of the nation’s largest city unusually vacant and dark.
Gaining strength and threatening 50 million people, Hurricane Sandy chugged north Monday, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts. Subways and schools were closed, the floor of the New York Stock Exchange was deserted, and thousands fled inland.
Forecasters say Hurricane Irene has slowed just a bit but is still expected to rev up again when it takes aim at the East Coast and could become a Category 4 monster by Thursday.
MANASSAS, Va. (AP) _ Police say a data-sharing system, combined with a tip, helped crack the case of a man accused of a series of rapes on the East Coast. Aaron Thomas was arrested Friday […]