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UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019

A gusty Northeast cleans up after storm for the record books

A record-breaking autumn storm plunged hundreds of thousands of people into the dark, toppled trees, canceled schools and delayed trains in the Northeast, while persistent winds Thursday hampered efforts to …

A ‘win for development’: Spokane County, city pursue tax revenue sharing in 3 areas

After talks were held up over disagreements on revenue sharing, Spokane County Commissioners agreed to split their share of the revenue from two public development authorities equally, and join the …

UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019

Tornados in Texas, flooding in Northeast, 200,000 without power

Potent thunderstorms have been blamed for one death and left more than 200,000 people without power across the southern United States – and fierce winds are expected to wallop parts …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018

Snowstorm slows evening commute in New York City

The first snowstorm of the season to hit the New York City area brought several inches of snow, slowing Thursday’s evening commute to a crawl, after contributing to at least …

Heat index in US Northeast tops 100; girl dies in hot car

Tens of millions of people in the northeastern United States sweated in dangerously high heat Wednesday, with temperatures that felt like more than 100 degrees and prompted emergency measures including …

UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018

Northeast gets clobbered with fourth snowstorm in 3 weeks

Spring kicked off with a wallop of wintry weather along the East Coast as the fourth nor’easter in three weeks dumped more than a foot of snow in some places …

UPDATED: Sun., March 18, 2018

Northeast snowstorms give ski areas late season powder blast

Back-to-back nor’easters that have pounded New England have given ski resorts a late-season blast of their life’s blood, luring skiers and snowboarders to the slopes, and allowing smaller ski areas …

‘Kind of awful’: Another snowstorm clobbers the Northeast

For the second time in less than a week, a storm rolled into the Northeast with wet, heavy snow Wednesday, grounding flights, closing schools and bringing another round of power …

UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018

One million without power as storm cleanup proceeds

From Virginia to Massachusetts, about 1 million people remain without power, two days after a destructive nor’easter, leaving some unsure when they could return home and schools unsure if they …

White Christmas on its way for Northeast, Midwest

If you live in the Northeast or Midwest, you’re not dreaming: It’s probably going to be a white Christmas.

Northeast storm downs power lines, delays trick or treating

Bolstered by out-of-state reinforcements, utility crews scrambled to restore power throughout New England on Tuesday, a day after gusts topping 80 mph caused widespread power outages and forced many communities …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017

Utilities warn that power could be out for days in Northeast

A severe storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and soaking rain swept through the Northeast early Monday, knocking out power for nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses and forcing hundreds of …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017

Northeast U.S. marinas, coastal dwellers cast wary eye on Jose

Marinas, coastal residents and others in the Northeast are keeping a wary eye on Hurricane Jose as it spins in the Atlantic Ocean, threatening to menace the region by the …

UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017

Scorching weather breaking records in Northeast cities

Heat records were burning up Thursday in cities in the Northeast as the region gets a summer preview.

Northeast blizzard could dump 18 inches of snow on New York

The Northeast is bracing for winter’s last hurrah – a blizzard expected to sweep the New York region starting Monday with possibly the season’s biggest snowstorm dumping up to 18 …

10 snowmobilers die in thinly frozen lakes in mild Northeast

Ten snowmobilers have died in thinly frozen lakes across the Northeast during this mild winter. Most of the accidents happened in New York state, where officials warned that, despite recent …

10 snowmobilers have died on not-so-frozen lakes in mild Northeast

Not-so-frozen lakes have claimed 10 snowmobilers across the Northeast so far in a relatively mild winter.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 12, 2017

Northeast in sights of another winter blast of snow, winds

Another winter blast of snow and strong winds moved into the Northeast on Sunday to the delight of some and the consternation of others, just days after the biggest storm …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 9, 2017

Northeast hit by its biggest snowstorm of the winter

The biggest storm to hit the Northeast this winter dropped a foot or more of snow along the New York-to-Boston corridor Thursday, turning roads treacherous, grounding flights and giving millions …

April showers of the frozen kind strike Northeast region

The calendar may say spring, but winter struck the Northeast hard Monday, delivering a storm that could end up dropping as much as 10 inches of snow in some places.