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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Watch Joseph Kosinski's Live Action Trailer for 'Destiny'

    "Tron: Legacy" and "Oblivion" director Joseph Kosinski is returning to the sci-fi genre with a live action trailer for Activision Blizzard's video game "Destiny." The two minute trailer, "Become Legend," features a Fireteam of Guardians from the game...
  • Ask Tom: Was Chicago affected by 1888 blizzard?

    Dear Tom, What effect did the Jan. 12-13, 1888 blizzard have on Chicago? — Katy Smith, Woodstock   Dear Katy, That surprise blizzard, which paralyzed the Dakotas in January 1888 and was responsible for more than 500 fatalities, has been...
  • Xbox One, PlayStation 4 fuel 50% spike in video game console sales

    Xbox One, PlayStation 4 fuel 50% spike in video game console sales
    The new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 fueled a 50% spike in video game console sales in December, compared with a year earlier, as enthusiasts rushed to buy the latest systems. Micrososoft's Xbox One was the top-selling console in December, but Sony's...
  • UCLA basketball: Alford's last game in Utah was a Harvard education

    It’s back to Salt Lake City for UCLA Coach Steve Alford, as his Bruins play Utah on Saturday afternoon. This was the scene of a red-faced moment for Alford … or, a Crimson-faced one. His last game as New Mexico’s coach was seeing...
  • Vivendi Cuts Stake in 'Call of Duty' Maker Activision Blizzard

    Vivendi will cut its stake in Activision Blizzard, the video game company behind "World of Warcraft" and "Call of Duty," in a deal worth $850 million, the media company said Thursday. The French company's decision to divest itself of 41.5 million...
  • Polar Vortex II, or is it III? Whatever, more frigid misery on the way

    Polar Vortex II, or is it III? Whatever, more frigid misery on the way
    Spring is less than a month away, but be prepared to first pay the toll for its arrival with the return of the polar vortex.  Frigid air will be back in much of the nation this week, with temperatures expected to plummet by more than 30 degrees in...
  • Cold temperatures, roof collapses mark winter's latest icy turn

    For those in the Midwest and Northeast who enjoyed a brief respite from the nastiness of winter, the bad news is that a new storm on Friday was tracking its way through the regions, bringing a return of rain, slush, sleet and snow. The new storm,...
  • AAA sees record volume of calls for roadside assistance in January

    AAA sees record volume of calls for roadside assistance in January
    More people called AAA Mid-Atlantic for emergency roadside assistance in January than in any previous month on record, the organization said Monday. About a quarter of the calls were in Maryland. Through snow storms and severe cold snaps that affected...
  • Not even snow quiets New Trier jazz fest

     Not even snow quiets New Trier jazz fest
    As any jazz musician knows, "improvisation" can be the key to success. That was on display in abundance at Saturday's 31st annual Frank Mantooth Jazz Festival at New Trier High School, with almost one-third of the bands canceling due to a snow storm....
  • Freezing rain, wintry mix throughout Baltimore region overnight

    Freezing rain, wintry mix throughout Baltimore region overnight
    Areas north and west of Baltimore are likely to wake up Wednesday to a layer of ice, possibly on top of an inch or two of snow and sleet, with winter storm warnings and freezing rain advisories across the region overnight. As of midnight, winter storm...
  • More wintry weather ahead, with freezing rain Tue. night, snow possible Sat.

    More wintry weather ahead, with freezing rain Tue. night, snow possible Sat.
    On the heels of a wintry weather system that dropped less snow than expected in the Baltimore region Monday, a new batch of storm watches were set for Tuesday night into Wednesday, with a quarter of an inch of ice possible northwest of the city....