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The Latest: Bitter cold freezes US regions hit by storm

Jan. 21, 2019 4:15 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm moving across the country (all times local): 9:15 p.m. A winter storm that covered parts of the Midwest and Northeast in snow and sleet this weekend has manifested into a bitter freeze. The National Weather Service says temperatures across the Great Lakes, Ohio...

Eversource worker killed by falling tree

Jan. 21, 2019 12:25 AM EST

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Police say an Eversource subcontractor was killed by a falling tree in Connecticut. Authorities say the worker was repairing a line in Middletown around 3:20 p.m. Sunday when a tree fell on top of the lineman. The person's name has not been released. Eversource and United...

Ski resort apologizes for 'overzealous' letter to workers

Jan. 21, 2019 12:24 AM EST

HANCOCK, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts ski resort has issued an apology over a letter that told employees an incoming snowstorm was no excuse for missing work. In a statement issued Saturday, Jiminy Peak officials said the letter "does not represent the tone or concern" they have for employees and guests....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's murky claims on weather, shutdown

Jan. 21, 2019 12:13 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's nothing like a cold snap to bring out the global-warming skepticism of President Donald Trump. The fact that periods of extreme cold happen in a warming climate is well known by his government but Trump's crack Sunday — "Wouldn't be bad to have a little of that good old...

Culpeper non-profit still helping hurricane victims

Jan. 21, 2019 12:06 AM EST

CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Since autumn, it's been almost nonstop for the staff and volunteers of Christ In Action. Day after day, the Culpeper County-based charity has been helping survivors since mid-September, when forecasters predicted that Hurricane Florence would clobber the Carolinas. ... Since then, the...

Cuomo urges New Yorkers to prepare for sub-zero conditions

Jan. 20, 2019 10:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is warning residents to prepare for potentially dangerous conditions as an arctic cold front brings wind chill temperatures below zero for most of the state. Cuomo on Sunday urged New Yorkers to refrain from going outside over the next couple of days unless...

Ice glazes over swath of US as wind chills fall below zero

Jan. 20, 2019 8:33 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Bitter cold is setting in after a major winter storm blanketed a wide swath of the country in snow, sleet and rain this weekend, creating dangerously icy conditions that promise to complicate cleanup efforts and make travel challenging on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Some of the coldest...

Temperatures, wind chills plummet in Mid-Atlantic states

Jan. 20, 2019 6:45 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Frigid temperatures and high winds will mean bone-chilling conditions in the Mid-Atlantic region into Monday. The National Weather Service has issued wind chill advisories for Delaware, nearly all of Maryland, all but the southeastern corner of Virginia and portions of western North...

Green space disappearing from the 'city within a park'

Jan. 20, 2019 5:48 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Tent-hunting at REI, Jackie Von Feldt and her friends lamented that they choke inside booming Denver and were preparing an escape. They wanted peace, and calming views, with room to roam and starlit night coolness they could savor in silence. So they pored over an array of ultra-light...

Connecticut hit hard by icing; thousands without power

Jan. 20, 2019 4:25 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says his office is in close contact with utilities as they work to restore power to thousands of customers. Connecticut is being hit hard by icy conditions caused by freezing rain and sleet. The National Weather Service says a layer of one-half inch of ice...