TRAGEDY

East Coast Storm Kills 5

A powerful storm struck the East Coast of the U.S. on Tuesday night, and left thousands of people without power as well as five dead. The Syracuse, New York area was hard-hit: Four deaths were reported in nearby Smithfield and four homes were destroyed. A boy in Maryland was killed, and eight others under the age of 15 were injured while trying to hide from branches and debris thrown about by the wind. In the Philadelphia region alone, 174,000 people were left without power.