- New Windsor proposes property tax hike to fix roads Updated: May-05-15 8:25 pm
NEW WINDSOR, Maryland - New Windsor leaders have proposed a 5-cent increase in real property tax to pay for road repairs after two years of severe winter weather.
- Build-A-Bear slides after revenue slumps in 1Q Updated: May-05-15 12:13 pm
ST. LOUIS - Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop tumbled Tuesday after the toy retailer said its sales fell in the first quarter as its business in North America struggled.
- Snow, cold keep New England skiers, riders stoked into May Updated: May-04-15 10:34 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Skiers and snowboarders at Vermont's Sugarbush resort have spent the morning on the slopes and played golf in the afternoon - testament to the abundance of snow that extended the season at many northern New England ski areas.
- Survey: States spent $1B-plus to clear winter snow and ice Updated: May-04-15 10:11 am
BOSTON - Winter's full fury arrived late in much of the country, but once it did it was relentless, forcing state transportation agencies to spend more than $1 billion to keep highways safe and passable, according to a first-of-its-kind survey.
- Fort Knox to show off energy independence at ceremony Updated: May-04-15 5:05 am
FORT KNOX, Kentucky - Fort Knox will display its ability to operate without external power during a ceremony this week, an achievement expected to save the post $8 million a year and prompted by a crippling ice storm a few years ago.
- Flagstaff seeks solutions to winter snow-recreation traffic Updated: May-02-15 5:47 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - The traffic problems that come with being Arizona's go-to ski destination are getting harder to deal with, Flagstaff officials said.
- Snow, cold keep New England skiers, riders stoked into May Updated: May-02-15 10:03 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Skiers and snowboarders at Vermont's Sugarbush resort right now can spend the morning on the slopes and play golf in the afternoon - testament to the abundance of snow that extended the season at many northern New England ski areas.
- Moose deaths by trains hit 10-year low due to light snowfall Updated: Apr-30-15 2:17 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Light snowfall kept moose deaths by train to a 10-year low this winter.
- Container Store plunges on 4Q slump and annual outlook Updated: Apr-27-15 6:23 pm
COPPELL, Texas - Shares of The Container Store Group Inc. plunged in aftermarket trading Monday after the storage and organization-products retailer posted disappointing fourth-quarter results and gave a weak forecast for its current fiscal year.
- Water, hail and snow force closures on Interstate 70 Updated: Apr-26-15 5:25 pm
BYERS, Colorado - Water, wind and hail forced closures on Interstate 70 on Sunday.
- Spring storm delivers late rain, snow to Northern California Updated: Apr-25-15 6:05 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A brief spring storm delivered a welcome batch of rain to Northern California on Saturday as well as an unexpectedly hearty supply of snow that closed roads in Yosemite National Park and made tire chains a requirement in the mountain passes around Lake Tahoe.
- Boston transit agency offers free rides because of snow woes Updated: Apr-24-15 3:52 pm
BOSTON - Riders enjoyed a day of free fares on the city's public transit system Friday as a token of appreciation following a winter of disastrous breakdowns, but many noted the goodwill gesture wouldn't mean much unless service improved going forward.
- Late winter storm bringing snow to Sierra, Lake Tahoe Updated: Apr-24-15 2:29 pm
RENO, Nevada - A late season storm blowing in from the north triggered a winter weather advisory beginning late Friday in the Sierra, where several inches of snow is expected at Lake Tahoe and up to a foot in upper elevations.
- Jury finds piled-up snow a factor in fatal crash Updated: Apr-22-15 9:11 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Salt Lake City jury awarded $1.3 million in damages Wednesday in the case of a woman who was killed in a car crash that her family said was caused by improper snow removal and bad road design.
- Massachusetts governor proposes overhaul of transit system Updated: Apr-22-15 4:55 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is hoping to gain control of Boston's public transit system after pounding snowstorms this winter slowed the nation's oldest subway system to a crawl, frustrating hundreds of thousands of riders.
- Storms push Connecticut DOT over-budget by $13 million Updated: Apr-21-15 4:29 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A spate of winter storms is being blamed for much of a projected $18 million deficit in the Connecticut Department of Transportation budget.
- Colorado snow tire requirement fails for good this session Updated: Apr-21-15 3:45 pm
DENVER - A final effort to resurrect a proposal requiring Colorado drivers to use snow tires on mountain passes failed Tuesday under a host of Republican concerns.
- Wyoming snowpack sees first increase in weeks Updated: Apr-21-15 9:48 am
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Thanks to last week's spring snowstorm, Wyoming's statewide snowpack levels increased for the first time in weeks.
- Obama offers Ga. federal aid for winter storm cleanup Updated: Apr-21-15 4:05 am
ATLANTA - President Barack Obama is offering Georgia agencies federal assistance to help pay for cleanup costs associated with a winter storm in mid-February.
- Series of snowstorms pushed up state costs by $9 million Updated: Apr-20-15 1:10 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - This winter's series of heavy snowfalls put a $9.2 million hurt on the state's annual snow removal budget and led to a raid on the fund that pays for road and bridge repair and maintenance, according to figures compiled by the Department of Transportation.
- Hardin County added to counties getting aid for deadly storm Updated: Apr-20-15 12:18 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has announced that Hardin County will be added to the counties that will receive federal aid as a result of February's winter storm that killed 30 people across the state and cost more than $30 million.
- FEMA aid urged for winter blizzard in Washington County Updated: Apr-17-15 4:01 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's congressional delegation is urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency to add Washington County to a winter storm disaster declaration.
- Multiple accidents close I-70 near Eisenhower Tunnel Updated: Apr-17-15 10:01 am
DENVER - A spring storm is bringing a taste of all seasons to Colorado.
- Snow falls in parts of Rockies, causes pileups in Wyoming Updated: Apr-16-15 7:55 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wintry weather swept across parts of the Rockies on Thursday, leaving behind some wrecks and road closures.
- Harsh Northeast winter no hindrance to hungry ticks Updated: Apr-16-15 3:58 pm
ALBANY, New York - Think you're safe from ticks because the harsh winter froze them or because you haven't been trekking through the woods?