A big chunk of the U.S. is getting a blast of wintry weather. Some areas are experiencing frigid temperatures. Some are seeing sleet, snow and ice. Several deaths have been reported, most resulting from treacherous driving conditions. Hundreds of flights have been canceled and holiday celebr…
Jennifer Maez, left, and Jared Romero go out for a stroll in the snow on the Frontage Road along I-25 near Santa Fe, N.M. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. A storm system swept through parts of New Mexico early Thursday, dumping up to 6 inches of snow across the state and causing highway headaches, sc…
Ice hangs from a statue in Mountain Home, Ark., on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. A mix of rain,sleet and snow moved through northern Arkansas on Thursday. More is expected Friday. (AP Photo/ The Baxter Bulletin, Kevin Pieper)
A snow plow clears snow and ice from U.S. Highway 62 in Mountain Home, Ark., Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. A mixture of ice and snow fell in northern Arkansas Thursday. (AP Photo/The Baxter Bulletin, Kevin Pieper)
Traffic on the Broadway Extension in north Oklahoma City is slowed due to snow and sleet brought by a winter weather system that moved across the state Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. (AP Photo / Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman)
Ground crews working for the State of Montana blow snow from the sidewalks around the Original Governor's Mansion Wednesday Dec. 4, 2013 in Helena, Montana. Helena and the rest of the state prepare for a long and cold weather pattern that will see the temperatures barely make it to the singl…
Sherry Youngblood monitors road and bridge conditions in the North Texas Tollway Authority command room in preparation for icy roads and winter weather in Plano, Texas, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. North Texas is preparing for an ice storm that is to arrive Thursday evening. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Wayne Neally runs a snowblower to clear his driveway while Deanne Ferguson does her clearing the old-fashioned way with a large snow scoop, right, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Ferguson's would have preferred a snowblower, but hers broke yesterday. (AP Photo/Duluth News Tribune, Bob King)
Before dawn and in -9 degree weather, Tom Tuning, right, greets men who wait for the opening of the St. Francis Center's day shelter, where Tuning is finance director, in downtown Denver, Thursday Dec. 5, 2013. A wintry storm pushing through the western half of the country has brought bitter…
Cheetahs Mojo and Marvin, who are brothers, pass time inside their pen, at Denver Zoo, which was closed to the public due to extreme cold, in Denver Thursday Dec. 5, 2013. A wintry storm pushing through the western half of the country has brought bitterly cold temperatures that prompted safe…
LOWELL | Sunday's holiday travel resulted in five crashes on the stretch of Interstate 65 between Crown Point and DeMotte exits, Indiana State Police said.
Forecasters say the lake-effect snow predicted for Porter County will not be as bad as originally thought, but are warning that the conditions may still impact holiday travel.
SOUTH HOLLAND | A 72-year-old man died Thursday after falling off a bridge and onto Interstate 80/94, police said.
Fewer than 5,000 NIPSCO customers remained without power in Northwest Indiana on Monday night after a day of deadly storms in the Midwest.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso enters a new dimension in its evolution into the roundabout era Friday with the opening of the five-points two-lane roundabout at North Calumet Avenue, Roosevelt Road and Vale Park Road.
A 20-year-old Valparaiso woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday night in unincorporated Lake County near St. John, police said.
Most of the region was spared the worst of the problems created by an early snowfall, but portions of LaPorte County have recorded as much as 9 inches of lake-effect snow and it isn't over yet.
VALPARAISO | The flashing signal at LaPorte Avenue and Harmel Drive will be changed to a fully operational one during the first quarter of 2014.
A truck driver was transported to a local hospital after his semi rolled over into the ditch Thursday morning on northbound Interstate 65 near Crown Point.
A few scattered crashes coupled with heavy rains and winds slowed traffic on area expressways and commuter rail during the Wednesday morning rush.
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