Breezy Point

Beached fin whale in Breezy Point (credit: CBS 2)

Beached Whale Found In Queens Was Malnourished

Marine officials said Friday the whale was malnourished and had lesions in its stomach and kidneys. The cause of death won’t be completed until testing comes back on tissue samples.


The NYPD says it has arrested more than 10 people for stealing scrap metal and other debris in areas of NYC heavily impacted by Hurricane Sandy. (Photo: CBS 2)

NYPD: Metal Thieves Plundering Areas Hardest Hit By Hurricane Sandy

Those who live in the Breezy Point section of Queens are picking through their burned out homes one more time, before the city takes a major step in the area’s recovery.


Beached fin whale in Breezy Point (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Beached Whale Near Breezy Point Has Died

The 60-foot-long finback whale was found in grave condition stranded on the bay side of Breezy Point around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.


Beached fin whale in Breezy Point (credit: CBS 2)

Fin Whale Beached Near Breezy Point

The 60-foot whale was spotted around 10:30 a.m. and was still alive as of noon, according to the U.S. Coast Guard on scene.


The remains of the Breezy Point neighborhood following a fire that broke out during Sunday as seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Somber Christmas Marked In Breezy Point, Rockaways After Sandy

“For many of them, there’s a loss of faith perhaps. A loss of hope. A loss of concern. A loss of the sense of the future,” Father Michael Gribbon of Blessed Trinity Parish told WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell.


The remains of the Breezy Point neighborhood following a fire that broke out during Sunday as seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

FDNY: Sea Water Flooding Electrical Units Caused Breezy Point Inferno The Day Sandy Hit

The massive Breezy Point blaze broke out around 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 29, right as Sandy and the ensuing storm surge made their impacts felt in New York City.


Credit WCBS 880

As Christmas Approaches Volunteers Reach Out To Sandy Victims To Make The Holidays Happier

Nearly two months after Sandy residents of Breezy Point are still trying to piece their lives back together.


Tracy Rutter, left, and Rich Whalen tied the knot on Dec. 21, 2012. (Photo: CBS 2)

Hurricane Sandy Responders United In Symbolic Breezy Point Wedding

It was a celebration and a statement in a community badly in need of both. A couple in Breezy Point got married Friday, more than a month after living with the destruction of Superstorm Sandy.


These are some of the stuffed animals that will be delivered to children in Sandy Hook. (credit: CBS 2)

Breezy Point Storm Victims Organize Effort To Bring Toys To Children In Sandy Hook

One Tri-State community torn by tragedy is lending a comforting hand to another.


The family of "Shadow" is still looking for him after he went missing. (credit: CBS 2)

Family In The Rockaways Desperately Searching For Missing Dog

The search is on for “Shadow,” a 110-pound Doberman mix who broke free from his leash and collar during a walk Wednesday night.


Sign At Robert Bainbridge's Home In Breezy Point (credit: CBS 2)

Breezy Point Residents Call Recent Rash Of Burglaries A ‘Kick In The Pants’ After Sandy

Neighbors called the situation disheartening, characterizing Breezy Point as a community where everyone knows everyone else and saying they cannot imagine who would have broken into their homes.


The remains of the Breezy Point neighborhood following a fire that broke out during Sunday as seen from Chopper 880 - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Thieves Hitting Storm-Damaged Homes In Breezy Point

As if the situation weren’t horrific enough in Breezy Point with flooding, raging fires and destruction during Superstorm Sandy, the residents have now found themselves in a theft crisis.


Breezy Point Thanksgiving

Relief Organization Serves Thanksgiving Dinner To Residents Of Breezy Point

Operation Blessing International from Virginia enlisted a group of volunteers to help serve Thanksgiving dinner Wednesday and Thursday to victims of the storm.


Rockaway Thanksgiving

Volunteers Bring Thanksgiving To Grateful Rockaway Residents

While many were preparing for Thanksgiving this Tuesday night, residents in areas still devastated by Superstorm Sandy were still trying to rebuild their lives. A group of volunteers was working hard Tuesday night to make sure they are able to give thanks.


Demolition crews clean up dilapidated homes on Staten Island. (credit: Steve Sandberg, 1010 WINS).

Some Storm-Ravaged S.I. Residents Say Rebuilding Not Worth Cost, Risk

The city said it is preparing to demolish at least 200 homes across Staten Island, Queens and Brooklyn that were severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy.