Aug 29, 2011

Irene Pummels Tri-State; Blackouts Linger

Irene Pummels Tri-State; Blackouts Linger

A weakened Hurricane Irene arrived in New York City Sunday morning as a tropical storm, lashing the tri-state with furious flooding rain and howling winds that toppled trees and caused hundreds of thousands...

Aug 28, 2011

Surge Lifts Lifeguard Station

Surge Lifts Lifeguard Station

It's become the symbolic image of Irene hitting Long Island: the lifeguard station being carried by a surge of water and slamming into the boardwalk. Tom Llamas reports.

Aug 9, 2012
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By Edward Colby

Dramatic Photos: The Fury of Irene

The first hurricane to threaten the U.S. mainland in three years is a monster. See Full Gallery

Oct 17, 2011
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By Michael Clancy

Hurricane Irene: Your Photos of the Storm

Send us your photos and videos of Hurricane Irene. You can email... See Full Gallery

Sep 3, 2011

Past Shows Feds Came Up Big for Upstate Disasters

Past Shows Feds Came Up Big for Upstate Disasters

If history is any indication, upstate New Yorkers slammed by Tropical Storm Irene may be able to draw some comfort by the federal and state response to the devastating 1998 ice storm.

Sep 4, 2011

Obama to Tour NJ Hurricane Damage Today

Obama to Tour NJ Hurricane Damage Today

President Barack Obama will travel to New Jersey later this afternoon to survey damage from Hurricane Irene.

Sep 3, 2011

Jersey Shore Ready for Holiday Weekend

Jersey Shore Ready for Holiday Weekend

A week after telling people — in some not very subtle terms — to leave the shore as Hurricane Irene swirled up the coast, New Jersey Gov. Christie on Friday encouraged people to head back to the boardwalk...

Sep 3, 2011

Man Arrested for Bomb Threat Against LIPA

Man Arrested for Bomb Threat Against LIPA

A Central Islip man was arrested at his home early Saturday for threatening to plant a bomb at a Long Island Power Authority station, police said.

Sep 3, 2011

Lights Coming Back, But Anger Remains

Lights Coming Back, But Anger Remains

The number of New Yorkers without power following Tropical Storm Irene's punishing rains and wind continues to drop and power companies expect to get almost everybody back on line soon.

Sep 2, 2011

Watch Out for Mold After Irene

Watch Out for Mold After Irene

Mold growth is a huge concern after Irene -- and the first step to addressing it is getting the water out as quickly as possible. Dr. Jordan Josephson discusses how to guard against mold issues.

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Newark Shopkeeper Abducted, Killed: Cops

Newark Shopkeeper Abducted, Killed: Cops

A deli owner about to open his family store for the day's business was abducted and fatally shot during a robbery in Newark on Friday morning, police said.

Parole Denied Yet Again for Lennon's Killer

Parole Denied Yet Again for Lennon's Killer

John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said Friday.

Metal Placard From Jumbo Jet Found in NY Yard

Metal Placard From Jumbo Jet Found in NY Yard

Investigators are looking into how a metal placard from a commercial jumbo jet landed in a Long Island backyard this week.

NJ Cop Accused of Tormenting Ex-Girlfriend Online

NJ Cop Accused of Tormenting Ex-Girlfriend Online

A 33-year-old New Jersey police officer was indicted on stalking and official misconduct charges for allegedly tormenting his ex-girlfriend online, publishing humiliating and harassing messages about her, and...

Teen "Fire Challenges" Spark Emergency Warning

Teen "Fire Challenges" Spark Emergency Warning

Officials with the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety have issued a statewide emergency bulletin about a dangerous "fire challenge" being completed by teens, who are dousing their bare skin in flammable liquids,...

NY Man Explains How Ice Bucket Challenge Took Off

NY Man Explains How Ice Bucket Challenge Took Off

The New York man who helped create the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge says he's stunned by how quickly the movement has taken off and is heartened by the new conversation around the little-known disease.