Storm turns holiday travel dangerous in Midwest

A bobcat clears snow in preparation for Christmas Eve services at The House of Hope Presbyterian Church in St. Paul, Minn., on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)

December 24, 2009 8:51:41 PM PST
A blustery storm spread snow and ice across the heartland Thursday as Americans rushed to get home for the holidays, grounding flights, stranding drivers on white-knuckle highways and forcing churches to cancel Christmas Eve services.