Bundle up: Bitter cold weather takes hold of northern US

Bitter cold weather has taken hold of much of the northern United States and is expected to stay put for days to come as two Minnesota cities already have set record low temperatures and a city in Pennsylvania continues to dig out from a record snowfall.

Bickering escalates over MLB plan to cut 42 teams in minors

NEW YORK (AP) — Bickering over Major League Baseball’s proposal to cut 42 farm teams escalated Wednesday with the exchange of acrimonious letters by the commissioner’s office and the governing body of the minor leagues. MLB deputy commissioner Dan Halem wrote some minor league owners view their affiliation with a big league franchise “as a […]

News 8’s Top-8 stories of 2017

Of all of the stories posted to WTNH.com everyday, these are the stories that got the most reads, discussion, and comments in 2017.

Wyoming district allows armed staff in area cited by DeVos

The Wyoming school district where U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos suggested that teachers might need to be armed to protect children from grizzly bears voted Tuesday on doing just that, though concerns about school shootings worry parents more than the possibility of big bruins on the prowl.

Washington tops Vegas in earthquake-delayed game, 99-70

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It took two arenas, four weeks, four referees and one earthquake before the Washington Mystics finally could take down the Las Vegas Aces. Elena Delle Donne and the Mystics made their short trip to Las Vegas pay off Monday night, completing the second half of a game suspended by an earthquake […]

The Latest: Zapolski to start in goal for US Olympic opener

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Ryan Zapolski will start in goal for the U.S. men’s hockey team in its opener against Slovenia. USA Hockey announced the decision Tuesday, removing the kind of intrigue the women’s team had before naming Maddie Rooney. Zapolski was the no-doubt […]

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