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An ice storm is bearing down on the Pacific Northwest as other US regions battle bitter cold 

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Residents of the Pacific Northwest suffered through more misery as an ice storm bore down on the region Wednesday, threatening to turn mountain highways treacherous and zap power in bitterly cold temperatures. Much of the region was under an ice storm warning through the morning, promising only to add to the damage brought by a powerful winter storm that hit over the weekend. Parts of southwest Washington and […]

todayJanuary 17, 2024 4


Video of 73-year-old boarded up inside his apartment sparks investigation

By SOPHIA TAREEN Associated Press HARVEY, Ill. (AP) — The viral video of a 73-year-old man who says he got boarded up inside his low-income apartment is sparking an investigation. Rudolph Williams says he was home in Harvey, Illinois, about 30 miles south of Chicago when he realized the doors and windows to his courtyard-style apartment had been boarded up with plywood, locking him inside. His ordeal is chronicled on […]

todayJanuary 9, 2024 4


The US northeast is preparing for a weekend storm that threatens to dump snow, rain, and ice

Millions of people across the eastern U.S. are preparing for a wintry mix of precipitation as a potent storm system looks to bring snow, freezing rain and ice to the region.   The system is expected to reach North Carolina by Saturday morning and then track along the northeastern coastline throughout the weekend. It could bring to Philadelphia and other major cities amounts of snow not seen in several years. […]

todayJanuary 6, 2024 3