Storms

In this Aug. 30, 2017 photo, the Arkema chemical plant is flooded from Hurricane Harvey in Crosby, Texas, northeast of Houston. Nearby residents complain of a 'bitter taste' about the sparse information authorities provided when chemicals at the plant caught fire. They say the company failed to provide sufficient warning beforehand while environmental officials misled them with assurances that the air and water were safe. Critics say testing by authorities and contractors was inadequate to determine whether public health was threatened. (Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)
March 22, 2018 - 6:49 am
CROSBY, Texas (AP) — The skeleton crew at Arkema's chemical plant knew it was time to go by the morning of Aug. 29. Flooding from Hurricane Harvey had knocked out power. Thousands of gallons of chemical-laden water had spilled into the floodwaters. Soon, the company's stores of volatile organic...
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West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins reacts after defeating Marshall in a second-round NCAA college basketball tournament game Sunday, March 18, 2018, in San Diego. West Virginia won 94-71. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 20, 2018 - 2:33 pm
For the second straight year, a major winter storm has scrambled West Virginia's travel plans for the NCAA Tournament. About 20 hours after arriving back on campus from the West Coast, the Mountaineers left Tuesday to begin preparations for Friday's Sweet 16 appearance in Boston against Villanova...
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March 20, 2018 - 5:30 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 40 points as part of his third triple-double in four games while All-Star forward Kevin Love returned after missing six weeks because of a broken left hand and scored 18 points in 25 minutes. The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 124-117 on Monday...
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West Virginia forward Sagaba Konate (50) reacts after scoring during the second half of a second-round NCAA college basketball tournament game against Marshall, Sunday, March 18, 2018, in San Diego. West Virginia defeated Marshall 94-71. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
March 19, 2018 - 11:24 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A winter storm expected to hit the Northeast is forcing at least one college basketball team to alter its travel plans for the third round of the NCAA Tournament. West Virginia's athletic department announced Monday night the Mountaineers will leave a day early for Boston...
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March 19, 2018 - 7:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The fourth nor'easter in three weeks is set to smack the East Coast on the first day of spring. The bulk of the dangerous, wind-driven snow and sleet is expected to wallop New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and parts of eastern Pennsylvania before heading off to Nantucket early...
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File- This Dec. 19, 2009, file photo shows New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson walking on the field before the NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in New Orleans. Benson, a successful auto dealer who brought the New Orleans Saints their only winning seasons and the "Benson Boogie," has died. Benson, who has also owned the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans since 2012, was 90. The NFL and NBA teams announced Benson’s death on Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)
March 15, 2018 - 9:10 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tom Benson, a successful auto dealer and longtime owner of the New Orleans Saints who brought the franchise its only winning seasons and the "Benson Boogie," has died. Benson also owned the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans since 2012, but the 90-year-old made his mark in pro sports...
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Snow accumulates on Paul Knight's eyebrows as he walks during a nor'easter, Tuesday, March, 13, 2018, in Portland, Maine. "It's typical March weather, we're not out of winter yet, that's for sure." he said. "The groundhog was right, six more weeks of winter and probably then some..." (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
March 13, 2018 - 8:37 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a third nor'easter in two weeks to pound the storm-weary Northeast (all times local): 8: 30 p.m. Snowfall totals are climbing in the Northeast as the third powerful nor'easter in two weeks pounds the region. In New Hampshire, the National Weather Service says 25 inches (...
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In this frame from video, a pair of good Samaritans push a motorist who was stuck in deep snow during a snowstorm, Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Freeport, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
March 08, 2018 - 9:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Northeast is digging out from its second powerful nor'easter in less than a week that left behind some areas with more than 2 feet of snow, hundreds of thousands without power, school closures and travel chaos Some places saw more than 2 feet of snow by late Wednesday and many...
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Men shovel snow while trying to free a vehicle stuck on a snowbank along Route 23 during a snowstorm, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Wayne, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
March 07, 2018 - 7:35 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. JEFF SESSIONS TAKES CLASH TO STATE CAPITOL The attorney general dramatically escalates a war with California over its so-called sanctuary law in a sharp exchange of words with Democratic...
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Frank Gehrke, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program, for the Department of Water Resources, right, plunges the snow survey tube into the snow to check the depth of the snowpack during a supplemental snow survey Monday, March 5, 2018, near Echo Summit, Calif. The snow survey showed the snow pack at this location at 41.1 inches deep with a water content of 9.4 inches. Gehrke was accompanied by California Council of Science and Technology fellow, Keith Cialino (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 05, 2018 - 5:25 pm
PHILLIPS STATION, Calif. (AP) — California water officials tromped through long-awaited fresh snowdrifts in the Sierra Nevada mountains Monday, but a welcome late-winter storm still left the state with less than half the usual snow for this late point in the state's important rain and snow season...
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