Virginia welcomed spring early Thursday afternoon, and many local residents say it’s about time. State climatologist Jerry Stenger says this has been the 21st snowiest winter since record-keeping began 120 years ago at UVA’s McCormick Observatory. It’s also been the 23rd coldest winter.
An obsessed fan of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has been arrested and charged with sending death threats to the rocker and his family.
Arcade Fire are baffled by the avalanche of online file-sharing because fans will regularly buy expensive coffee but expect to get records for free.
Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.