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AP PHOTOS: A selection of Northeast snowstorm images

A woman crosses a mostly empty 42nd Street in Times Square, New York, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds...

Closing arguments begin in ex-Vandy players’ rape trial

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The rape trial of two former Vanderbilt football players began wrapping up Monday with a prosecutor telling jurors that video evidence and photographs taken of the crime would be enough to convict them on most of the charges. Beyond the video...
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Snowstorm threatens to paralyze the crowded Northeast US

A New York City snowplow, loaded with salt, sits parked in midtown Manhattan as light snow falls, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Northeast residents are girding for a heavy snowstorm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow. (AP...
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Opening statements next in murder trial of ex-Pat Hernandez

FILE – In this Dec. 22, 2014 file photo, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, left, attends a pretrial hearing in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is accused of murdering semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. A jury is expected to be seated for opening...
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Santa Ana winds knock out power to thousands in California

Visitors to the Sepulveda Basin Dog Park look at fallen a tree that was blown down by heavy winds in the Encino section of Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. A brief but powerful round of Santa Ana winds with gusts topping 60 mph toppled trees and power lines in Los Angeles....

2 Marines identified in deadly California helicopter crash

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) — Two Marine Corps officers killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in the Southern California desert were remembered Sunday as talented pilots. Capt. Elizabeth Kealey and 1st Lt. Adam Satterfield died from injuries in...
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Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge

FILE – This July, 2001 aerial file photo shows the Coastal Plain of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. President Barack Obama says he will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, including the Coastal Plain,...
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NYC mayor: Storm could be biggest ever to hit city

A duck swims pilings on Boston Harbor in Boston, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. A winter storm warning covering Boston and Hartford, Conn., was in effect through 7 p.m. as the National Weather Service said to expect 4 to 8 inches of wet snow to fall by the time the storm moves out. (AP...
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‘Potentially historic’ storm headed for Northeast

A duck swims pilings on Boston Harbor in Boston, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. A winter storm warning covering Boston and Hartford, Conn., was in effect through 7 p.m. as the National Weather Service said to expect 4 to 8 inches of wet snow to fall by the time the storm moves out. (AP...

2 planes evacuated in Seattle, 3rd flight diverted to Dallas

SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — Two planes have been evacuated on arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport due to what a spokesman called a “security concern.” Airport spokesman Perry Cooper says a JetBlue flight from Long Beach, California, and a regional SkyWest...