Amtrak is going to break the speed limit this week in the Northeast Corridor. The rail service announced Monday it will operate test trains overnight at 165 mph in four stretches from Maryland to Massachusetts.
Ocean temperatures off the northeast United States have reached a record high.
It has become a familiar but frustrating drill for farmers in the Northeast. With temperatures expected to fall near freezing, they spent Friday preparing orchard heaters, irrigation systems and frost alarms to protect fruit crops that blossomed early and are particularly vulnerable to the elements.
Thanks to high pressure to the east yesterday, much of the region saw pleasant conditions in advance of a trough that will be moving into the region today.
A Vermont judge has granted preliminary approval to a settlement that would require dairy processor Dean Foods Co. to pay Northeast farmers and their attorneys $30 million to settle antitrust allegations.
Police say a man has been taken to the hospital after being shot while playing basketball in the northeast part of Baltimore.
Chaisson Allen scored 21 points and had six assists to lead Northeastern to an 82-78 win over Towson on
A long-predicted storm caught much of the East Coast off guard with its unexpected ferocity, tearing through with lightning, thunder and mounds of wet snow, leaving nearly 300,000 customers around the nation’s capital without power, and forcing people to shovel out their cars and doorsteps all over again.
The blizzard of December 2010 sucker-punched the northeastern U.S. during one of the busiest travel days of the year.