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December 19, 2016 5:16 AM Whittier park closed after tree toppled over, killing 1 and injuring 7

First came a snapping sound, almost like a firecracker, witnesses said. Next came the chorus of screams. Federico Flores turned Saturday afternoon in Whittier’s Penn Park and saw a large tree crashing down toward a wedding party, sending a group dressed in gowns and tuxedos scrambling for safety that some could not reach. The eucalyptus tree, estimated 27

December 18, 2016 1:41 PM Deadly cold snap eases in Midwest, East Coast

Arctic assault stretches from Midwest to New England A huge wave of snow and ice stretched from the Rockies, across the Midwest and into New England. Jamie Yuccas reports how the last weekend of fal... Winter weather advisories had been posted from Denver to Bangor, Maine. Airports reported hundreds of flight delays or cancellations, interstates and toll roads 51

December 18, 2016 11:45 AM After Icy Storm Raked Midwest, East, Warmer Weather Comes

Temperatures in the nation's midsection and on the East Coast warmed up on Sunday after a bitterly cold few days. A warm front passing through the region pushed temperatures into the mid- to upper 40s in New York, the National Weather Service said. "Temperatures have soared into the 40s," meteorologist Jay Engle said. "Milder air is with us today but today 45

December 18, 2016 7:05 AM 1 dead, 5 hurt after tree falls on wedding party in southern California

A joyous wedding party was cut short Saturday afternoon when a large tree in a southern California park fell on attendees, killing one and injuring five others. Officials in Whittier, Calif., said they received multiple 911 calls around 4:30 p.m. PT of a fallen tree in Penn Park. When officers arrived, they found some family members who had gathered 29

December 18, 2016 1:16 AM The Latest: 3 weather-related highway deaths in Missouri

At least three highway deaths in Missouri are being blamed on icy conditions. With freezing rain and snow continuing across the state, authorities are warning people to stay home. Ten people died on Missouri roads Friday, when freezing rain and freezing drizzle fell over much of the state. The Missouri State Highway Patrol crash reports indicate three 73

December 17, 2016 9:19 PM Winter storm slams parts of U.S. causing accidents, deaths

A winter storm of snow, freezing rain and bone-chilling temperatures socked the nation’s mid-section and East Coast on Saturday, causing hundreds of accidents on icy roads and putting a crimp on Christmas shopping. At least six deaths were blamed on the slick roads and authorities were investigating a few other traffic fatalities as possibly weather-related 41

December 17, 2016 9:13 PM Four people killed, dozens injured in vehicle wrecks on icy roadways

Four people were killed and dozens more were injured in vehicle wrecks across the Washington region early Saturday as winter’s first blast of precipitation covered the area in a sheet of ice, crippling roadways and grounding flights at local airports. Though Maryland and Virginia transportation crews pretreated highways and major roadways to thwart icing 38

December 17, 2016 8:05 PM Slick roads cause crashes as harsh weather pounds East

A blast of cold air caused rain and wet roads to freeze across the Eastern U.S., triggering airport delays in the nation’s capital and major traffic pileups in Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina. Two people were killed in a chain-reaction accident in Baltimore involving a tanker carrying gasoline that skidded off a highway and exploded, authorities 64

December 17, 2016 6:41 PM Icy conditions create travel nightmare in D.C., Baltimore regions

Southbound I-95 has reopened at the site of the deadly gas tanker crash in Baltimore that caused a 55-car accident. Northbound I-95 remains closed thanks to the massive wreckage of cars and trucks. The Virginia State Police are confirming that 23 vehicles, including two-tractor trailers, were involved in a 5:12 a.m. crash on the Beltway that sent four people 77

December 16, 2016 11:05 PM Viral 'Princemas tree' pays seasonal tribute to The Purple One

LAWRENCE, Ind., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- An Indiana woman paid tribute to late musician Prince and the coming Christmas holiday with a "Princemas tree" that took the Internet by storm. Lish Laynette posted photos to Facebook showing her Christmas tree, which she decided to turn into a "Princemas tree" in tribute to His Royal Badness, who was one of many beloved 19