Earthquake

People evacuate the courthouse after an earthquake was felt in New York on August 23, 2011 causing buildings to be evacuated. (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Tri-State Residents Shake East Coast Quake Off, Get Back To Normal

New Yorkers are shaking it off. A day after the most powerful quake in decades rattled New Yorkers, frayed nerves are giving way to laughs and “where were you whens.”

08/24/2011

5.9 Earthquake Shakes East Coast, NYC (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles New York City, East Coast

New York shook, rattled and rolled Tuesday afternoon following a 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck in Virginia and rolled its way across the Northeast, hitting Washington, DC and swayed buildings in the city.

08/23/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seen in the Governor's Room at City Hall - New York, NY (file / credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Tells Of Serious ‘Vibration’; Indian Point Reports No Issues

Tuesday’s earthquake that rattled Washington D.C. and snaked its way up the East Coast forced the evacuation of City Hall. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his staff were rushed outside by police security.

08/23/2011

Office workers gather on a sidewalk after their building was evacuated following an earthquake in New York on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

New Yorkers: Where Were You When The East Coast Quake Hit?

Like several other New Yorkers, we felt the Earthquake. Where were you when it happened?

08/23/2011

A woman logs on to Twitter - File / Photo: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images

Twitter, Social Media Explodes As Earthquake Shakes New York City Area And Northeast

An earthquake in Virgina has shook people all the way up the East coast, including New York City, New Jersey, Connecticut, Long Island, and beyond.

08/23/2011

Julie Experiencing Cell Phone Issues After Quake (credit: CBS)

East Coast Earthquake Causes Connection Problems For Cell Phone Users

Verizon Wireless and AT&T say their networks were congested as the quake sent people scrambling for the phones.

08/23/2011

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (credit: Flickr)

NRC Chief, NY Congress Members Tour Indian Point Nuke Plant

Nuclear Regulatory Commission chairman Gregory Jaczko called his tour of Indian Point “very good.”

05/10/2011

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant On Heightened Alert After Osama Bin Laden’s Death

The outside of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan looks as it always does, calm. On the inside, it’s a different story.

05/05/2011

Tsunami damage in Kesennuma city, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan - Apr 14, 2011 (credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Keeps Helping Japan Through Stamford-Based AmeriCares

AmeriCares president Curt Welling told reporters that the third delivery of medical and hygiene supplies is now on it’s way from Toyko to Sendai.

04/15/2011

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Japan Nuclear Crisis Has Rockland County Afraid Of Indian Point

“Well, I have, for all of my tenure, believe that Indian Point should not be there and should not be recertified,” says Rockland County Executive Scott Vanderhoef.

03/30/2011

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Westchester Still Concerned About Indian Point Earthquake, Evacuation

Lamont-Doherty Observatory officials say the worst case scenario would be a 7.9 magnitude earthquake.

03/29/2011

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Indian Point Doesn’t Scare Some Away From Buchanan

Realtors say that while some are concerned the Indian Point nuclear plant has had no effect on the real estate market in Buchanan.

03/25/2011

Chile's President Sebastian Pinera, right, hugs rescued miner Mario Sepulveda (credit: AP Photo/Jose Manuel de la Maza, Chilean presidential press office)

Chilean Miner Speaks At Seton Hall University

One of the 33 Chilean miners whose dramatic rescue was broadcast worldwide is touring the U.S. to call attention to the suffering of earthquake victims.

03/24/2011

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

NRC To Make Indian Point Nuclear Plant ‘Top Priority’

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is making a top priority of reviewing the Indian Point power plant located north of New York City near a geologic fault line.

03/23/2011

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Skepticism Grows About Safety Of Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

A new report shows federal inspectors logged several “near miss” accidents at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in 2010.

03/18/2011

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