Stories tagged: superstorm
Fri., Jan. 4, 2013, 9:21 a.m.
House approves $9.7 billion in Sandy flood aid
WASHINGTON — More than two months after Superstorm Sandy struck, the House today overwhelmingly approved $9.7 billion to pay flood insurance claims for the many home and business owners flooded …
Mon., Nov. 5, 2012, 8:49 a.m.
New York getting Spokane-area help
Efforts to restore power in the storm-ravaged New York region are getting a Spokane-area boost. Several utility crews from the Bonneville Power Administration have been sent to Long Island, N.Y. …
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012, 1:02 p.m.
Guard evacuates people, takes in food to NJ city
HOBOKEN, N.J. — National Guard troops delivered food and supplies to residents in this heavily flooded city across from Manhattan today as officials sent out a plea for boats, generators …
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012, 8:10 a.m.
Airports and stock exchange reopen; NJ devastated
NEW YORK — Two major airports reopened and the floor of the New York Stock Exchange came back to life today, while across the river in New Jersey, National Guardsmen …
Tue., Oct. 30, 2012, 6:46 a.m.
Sandy leaves death, damp and darkness in wake
NEW YORK — As superstorm Sandy marched slowly inland, millions along the East Coast awoke this morning without power or mass transit, with huge swaths of the nation’s largest city …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 8:23 p.m.
Sandy plunges NYC into darkness
Superstorm Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mph winds Monday night and hurled an unprecedented 13-foot surge of seawater at New York City, flooding its tunnels, subway …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 11:03 a.m.
A state-by-state look at the East Coast superstorm
Hurricane Sandy is churning off the East Coast and is expected to join up with two other weather systems to create a huge and problematic storm affecting 50 million people. …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 10:17 a.m.
Sandy gains power and aims for Northeast
NEW YORK — Gaining strength and threatening 50 million people, Hurricane Sandy chugged north today, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts. Subways and schools …