By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
Widespread power outages and subway shutdowns may wind up making Superstorm Sandy the second most expensive storm in U.S. history, according to the forecasting firm Eqecat. That would rank it right behind Hurricane Katrina.
Eqecat said Thursday that the damage
NEW YORK (AP) - Rescuers in New York City are searching for two young boys who were swept from their mother's arms by floodwaters.
Police say the boys are a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old. They disappeared Monday night when waves of water crashed into an SUV while they were being driven by their
By GEOFF MULVIHILL and MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - In its tear of destruction, the megastorm Sandy left parts of New Jersey's beloved shore in tatters, sweeping away beaches, homes, boardwalks and amusement parks.
The devastation left the state a blank
By The Associated Press
The massive storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, killing at least 90 people in the United States. Power outages now stand at more than 4 million homes and businesses, down from a peak of 8.5
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three people were shot Wednesday night in a large throng of Halloween revelers in Hollywood, sending a flood of police into the area to control the crowd.
Police Sgt. Andrew Chao of the Hollywood Station told City News Service that the shooting took place around 10 p.m. on
By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks closed mixed on Wednesday in their first session since Superstorm Sandy forced a historic two-day shutdown of trading.
The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 10.75 points to 13,096.46. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose, but
By The Associated Press
New York struggles back 2 days after killer storm
NEW YORK (AP) - Flights resumed, but slowly. The New York Stock Exchange got back to business, but on generator power. And with the subways still down, great numbers of people walked across the Brooklyn Bridge into
By JONATHAN FAHEY and SCOTT MAYEROWITZAssociated Press Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - Homes grew chilly without heat. Food spoiled in refrigerators. Televisions remained silent. And people everywhere scurried for a spot to charge their cellphones.
Two full days after Superstorm Sandy ripped through
By ALEX VEIGAAP Business Writer
Insurers will be dealing with a crush of claims in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy which inflicted billions of dollars in damages. Once homeowners can assess the extent of their personal losses, many will have to brace for another ordeal: navigating the
By DAVID B. CARUSO and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Two days after a paralyzing flood, officials announced plans Wednesday to open the undamaged parts of the massive subway and suburban rail systems that are so essential to life in New York City.
The city's transit headaches,