Lights go out, roads dicey as wintry storm batters Northeast

  • A man runs through heavy snow, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, downtown in Marlborough, Mass. The northeastern United States is seeing the first big snowstorm of the season. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

WARREN, Mass. — The first big wintry storm of the season began dropping what forecasters say could be more than a foot of wet, heavy snow Saturday on parts of the Northeast, making travel treacherous and cutting off power to thousands.