An intoxicated driver stuck in the winter storm shot and killed a man who came to help him, standing over the victim and firing several times after he fell to the ground, authorities in North Carolina said.
Boston scrambled to dig out Monday from the second major winter storm in a week and delayed a celebratory Super Bowl parade, and forecasters from Philadelphia to Portland, Maine, warned that "flash freezing" could make roads dangerously slippery.
Four people died during a storm that dumped more than four feet of snow around Buffalo and forced motorists in 150 vehicles to ride it out on a day when temperatures dropped to freezing or below in all 50 states.
Residents and emergency management officials in New England and parts of New York prepared on Wednesday for a winter storm predicted to help usher in 2014 with snow and frigid temperatures across much of the region.
A new winter storm expected to hit the Maritimes overnight Sunday is threatening to derail efforts in New Brunswick, where hydro crews are working to restore power to about 4,000 customers affected by last week’s ice storm.