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Digging Out: Extreme Cold Grips Snowy Northeast

BOSTON (AP) — Homeowners and motorists dug out across the white-blanketed Northeast on Friday as extreme cold ushered in by the storm threatened fingers and toes but kept the snow powdery and mercifully easy to shovel. At least 13 deaths were blamed on the storm as it swept...

St. Wendelin boys’ basketball start time changed

The starting times for today’s St. Wendelin home boys basketball games against Mohawk have been changed. The junior varsity contest will begin at 4:30 p.m. with the varsity contest to follow.

I-75 accident slows traffic near Jerry City Road

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is responding to an accident on Interstate 75 southbound that is slowing traffic near Jerry City Road. According to the post, a commercial vehicle rear-ended a UPS truck. The tractor-trailer lost its load of steel rods during the accident. The...

Raccoon Run Winter Sports Center opens

Raccoon Run Winter Sports Center is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and will be open Saturdays, Sundays and holidays while ground and weather conditions remain suitable. The concession offers cross-country ski equipment and snowshoes. Rental fee is $7 per hour or $20 per day....

Autopsies: 2 Teens Slain In Ohio Shot In Head

BARBERTON, Ohio (AP) — Police are still searching for clues in the New Year’s Eve shooting deaths of two teens as family and friends make funeral arrangements and plan a candlelight vigil in their northeast Ohio community. Police in Barberton, a small city near Akron, say...

Five myths about the cloud

Michael Skok is a general partner at North Bridge, a venture capital firm that conducts an annual cloud computing survey. Cloud computing has crossed the threshold from a technology issue to a matter of political and cultural debate. It is at the center of the controversy over...

Milbank: Courts reap what they sow

Forgive me for not feeling charitable toward John Roberts’s Tiny Tim routine this holiday season. The chief justice invoked both Scrooge’s ghosts and George Bailey’s guardian angel in the first sentence of his annual report on the federal judiciary, released on...

US Rig Count Falls By 6 This Week To 1,751

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by six this week to 1,751. The Houston company said in its weekly report Friday that 1,378 rigs were exploring for oil and 372 for gas. One was...

Slaughter Cleared To Play For No. 7 Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville senior guard Antonita Slaughter was cleared to return playing after collapsing during a game last month because of a blood clot. Friday’s announcement marks a stunning turnaround for Slaughter, whom Cardinals coach Jeff Walz had said would...

Winter Storm Brings Snow, Kills At Least 11

BOSTON (AP) — A storm dropped a blanket of light, powdery snow across the Northeast and ushered in frigid temperatures Friday that were unusual even for cities accustomed to blasts of winter weather. The storm, which shut down major highways temporarily and grounded flights, was...