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Northeastern residents say: Not again

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - One Pennsylvania man says he didn't see this much snow when he lived in Colorado.

The latest in a series of winter storms to hit the region has residents of the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast shoveling again today. Philadelphia received nearly nine inches of snow. New York City had nearly 10 inches.

At least 18 deaths are blamed on the storm. They include a pregnant woman who was struck and killed by a snowplow in New York City. Her baby was delivered in critical condition by c-section.

The storm earlier left about 750,000 homes and businesses without power in Georgia, the Carolinas and Alabama.

Scattered outages are also reported in the mid-Atlantic. More than 200,000 utility customers in the Atlanta area alone are waiting for the power to come back on.

Some roads around Raleigh, North Carolina, were still clogged with abandoned vehicles this morning. Crews were working to tow them to safe areas where their owners could recover them.

The storm grounded more than 6,000 flights today.

Police say a pregnant woman has been struck and killed by a private snow plow in New York City.

And her baby was in critical but stable condition after an emergency C-section.

Police say the accident happened around 10:45 a.m. Thursday on a commercial parking lot in Brooklyn's Bay Ridge neighborhood. They say the 36-year-old woman was hit by a vehicle with a snow plow attached to the front.


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