Winter storm: South braces for snow, sleet and freezing rain

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panicked shoppers emptied shelves of bread and milk, road workers began working 12-hour shifts, and governors in Alabama and Georgia declared states of emergencies ahead of a winter storm stalking the South.

  • Written by TOM FOREMAN Jr. , Associated Press

Feds find $20M cash hidden in Massachusetts box spring

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Federal authorities say they have found about $20 million in cash hidden inside a box spring in a Massachusetts apartment as part of the investigation into an internet telecom company that prosecutors say was actually a massive pyramid scheme.


Officials to probe train's erratic speed just before crash

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal investigators will be looking into why a packed Long Island Rail road commuter train was traveling erratically at twice the speed limit when it crashed at a rail terminal, injuring more than 100 people.

  • Written by DEEPTI HAJELA and MICHAEL BALSAMO , Associated Press