UPDATE: Commuters Face Tough Driving Conditions On First Workday After Storm
SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) - One Connecticut commuter is describing the drive to work today as "awful." Fernando Colon had to navigate through heavy sleet on a two-lane highway that was down to one lane because of high snow banks.
On New York's Long Island, Samantha Cuomo says her normal 40-minute commute to work turned into two hours. She says the streets are "an absolute mess" -- and that the roads near the group home that she manages haven't been plowed.
Snow banks are piled high on the unusually quiet streets of downtown Hartford, Conn., where the big insurance firms encouraged people to work from home today.
The number of homes and businesses without power from the Friday and Saturday storm is down to about 130,000 -- most of them in Massachusetts.
Boston's public transportation system, which shut down on Friday, resumed full service today, but commuters have been told to expect delays.
The storm that brought up to three feet of snow to the Northeast is blamed for at least 15 deaths. It brought some of the highest accumulations ever recorded in the Northeast.
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:26 PM EDT2013-05-22 23:26:35 GMT
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The body of a 46-year-old female has been found at the Oxford Suites Hotel in Spokane Valley.>>
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The body of a 46-year-old female has been found at the Oxford Suites Hotel in Spokane Valley. Staff members found the body in the floor room on Wednesday afternoon. At this hour we're awaiting more details from authorities. >>>SEND BREAKING NEWS VIDEO AND PICTURES TO PIX@KHQ.COM| >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:19 PM EDT2013-05-22 22:19:24 GMT
KHQ.COM - Rain and mountain SNOW wrapping around a large Low pressure system will continue to cause problems through this evening.>>
KHQ.COM - Rain and mountain SNOW wrapping around a large Low pressure system will continue to cause problems through this evening. The good news is that the snow should wrap up by this evening...the bad news is that unsettled weather will continue through the week and in to the weekend. TRACK LIVE WEATHER RADAR USING HD DOPPLER 6i INSIDE>>> >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 2:57 PM EDT2013-05-22 18:57:24 GMT
KHQ.COM - Army Brigadier General Bryan T. Roberts is being investigated for adultery and for being involved in a physical altercation.>>
KHQ.COM - Army Brigadier General Bryan T. Roberts, the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Training Center and Fort Jackson, located in Fort Jackson, S.C., is being investigated for adultery and for being involved in a physical altercation>>