Amtrak service unlikely to resume soon due to Sierra storm

Amtrak passenger train service between Reno and Sacramento, California is unlikely to resume until at least Friday because of a lingering winter storm that sent
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Bitter cold closes Nevada schools; minus 19 near Elko

Bitter cold blanketed most of northern Nevada with record lows in some areas a day after a rare snowfall in Las Vegas, forcing the closure of dozens of schools
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Nevada AG finds no open meeting violation at Incline Village

The Nevada attorney general's office has concluded the chairwoman of a governing board in Incline Village didn't violate the state's open meeting law when she s
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US steps up winter-warfare training as global threat shifts

After 17 years of war against Taliban and al-Qaida-linked insurgents, Marines are going through advanced cold-weather training to prepare for future wars agains
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Southern California motorists warned of more mountain snow

Motorists are urged to use caution or avoid travel altogether on mountain roads as the latest in a string of winter storms moves into Southern California
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Snow too thick to plow keeps skiers from California resorts

Winter weather enveloping California's mountains for a fourth straight day are keeping skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday
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The Latest: Flood warning for California river cancelled

Authorities have cancelled a flood warning for a Northern California community where a river fed by a fierce storm rose above flood stage
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Northern California beaches dusted with snow in latest storm

The latest in a series of storms dusted Northern California beaches with snow and caused whiteout conditions on mountain roads
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Freeway through Sierra Nevada closed amid snowstorm

Authorities have shut a 95-mile stretch of highway in Northern California amid another snowstorm hitting the Sierra Nevada
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Tahoe City man, 30, died in ski accident at Tahoe resort

Authorities have identified a 30-year-old California man who died in skiing accident over the weekend at a resort near Lake Tahoe
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Freezing rain causes power outages, ices Midwest roads

Freezing rain creates dangerous roads, cuts power to thousands of homes and businesses in Midwest
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Snow in San Francisco? Mild cities don't escape winter storm

San Francisco, Las Vegas and other cities are getting dusted with unusual snow as a winter weather sweeps through the American West
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The Latest: I-80 reopens in Sierra but with restrictions

A long stretch of Interstate 80 that had been closed for two days due to blizzard conditions in California's Sierra Nevada has reopened as a fierce winter storm
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The Latest: Semi slides off icy road, striking Utah officer

A semi-trailer has slid off an icy highway in a northern Utah canyon and hit a deputy, sending the officer to the hospital and closing the road
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The Latest: Blizzard shuts California mountain highway

A lengthy stretch of highway in California's Sierra Nevada is closed for the second day in a row because of a winter storm
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I-80 westbound closed 80 miles beginning at CA-NV line

An 80-mile stretch of westbound Interstate 80 in the Sierra remains closed for the second day in a row from the California-Nevada line just west of Reno to Colf
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More snow, winds prompt warnings in California mountains

A forecast of more intense snowfall and powerful winds in the Sierra Nevada has prompted authorities to issue blizzard and avalanche warnings on Sunday and say
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The Latest: Blizzard, avalanche warnings for California

A forecast of more snow and intense winds in the Sierra Nevada mountains has prompted authorities to issue blizzard and avalanche warnings and say that conditio
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Teen playing with matches started Tahoe church fire

Authorities say a teenager playing with matches admitted accidentally starting a fire that caused $15,000 damage to a church at Lake Tahoe
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The Latest: California storm cancels Santa Anita horse races

Southern California's Santa Anita Park canceled horse racing Thursday because of stormy weather
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The Latest: Storms improve California drought situation

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor report shows improved conditions in California after a series of storms
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The Latest: Van fatally hits man fleeing falling tree

Authorities say a Northern California pedestrian who jumped into the street to dodge a falling tree was struck and killed by a van
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The Latest: 70,000 California customers without power

California's two largest utilities report that a combined 70,000 customers remain without power throughout the state
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The Latest: So much snow pops parked jet's nose in air

Wide areas of California are on alert for treacherous conditions as the latest in series of Pacific storms dumps rain and snow
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