By Suzi Parker Little Rock, Arkansas (Reuters) - Abandoned cars littered roads in Little Rock, Arkansas on Saturday, after heavy snowfall the night before turned thoroughfares into hazardous slalom courses and led motorists to leave their vehicles behind, police said. At the same time, residents of Pennsylvania were coping with the aftermath of wintry weather from earlier in the week that has left nearly 150,000 homes and businesses still without power in the southeast part of the state. Little Rock had two to four inches of snowfall in two hours on Friday night, according to the National Weather Service. Little Rock police said they received reports of more than 100 accidents, and some streets resembled parking lots.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The 14 states running their own health insurance marketplaces had all their startup costs footed by the federal government, but they're supposed to pay for themselves starting next year under the federal health care reform law.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man on trial for murder fired nine times at an SUV with four teens in it after an argument over loud music outside a convenience store, killing one of them, a veteran crime scene investigator testified Saturday.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Ten years ago, Maura Murray packed her car, lied to professors about a death in the family and left Massachusetts. That night, on a rural road in the northern part of New Hampshire, the 21-year-old nursing student crashed her car.
CHICAGO (AP) — During an atmosphere two years ago when Chicago authorities were warning demonstrations could turn violent at an upcoming NATO summit, the chief prosecutor chose to invoke an almost never-used Illinois law to charge three self-described anarchists with terrorism.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a major drug bust that drew little attention just a week before Philip Seymour Hoffman's death, authorities found a sophisticated heroin packaging and distribution operation in an apartment in the Bronx.