East Coast

Twitter Offices - New York, NY - Oct 6, 2011 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Twitter Opens New Headquarters On Madison Avenue

Twitter Chairman Jack Dorsey made the announcement Thursday with Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

10/06/2011

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Hurricane Irene Loses Some Steam, But Still Poses Serious Threat

Hurricane Irene caused extraordinary disruption Friday as it zeroed in for a catastrophic run up the Eastern Seaboard. More than 2 million people were ordered to move to safer places.

08/26/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

New York City Battens Down The Hatches As Irene Begins Her Run Up Coast

Mayor Bloomberg said that senior citizen homes, nursing homes and hospitals in low-lying areas “must evacuate” by 8 p.m. Friday unless they are able to show that their location or provisions for back-up power would allow them to stay safe.

08/25/2011

Irene OEM Meeting (credit: Marla Diamond)

Tri-State Area Officials, Residents Keeping Close Eye On Hurricane Irene

Emergency management officials are gathering to prepare for the possibility that area residents would have to be evacuated if Hurricane Irene strikes the city.

08/24/2011

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Hurricane Irene Weakens But Could Impact The Tri-State Sunday Night

While it is still too early to know what Irene’s path is, officials in the Tri-State Area are taking the storm seriously and are urging residents to do the same.

08/23/2011

Gov. Chris Christie speaks at Port Newark - Newark, NJ - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Announces Expansion Of Port Newark

With New Jersey’s unemployment rate outpacing the nation, Gov. Chris Christie visited Port Newark on Wednesday to tout a $500 million deal that could lead to 800 new jobs.

07/28/2011

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EPA Expands Detection After Low Radiation Found In Mass.

The EPA issued a statement saying “these detections were expected and the levels detected are far below levels of public-health concern.”

03/28/2011

As her friend sleeps, Yue Zhang, right, works on her laptop, as they wait in New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal for a bus to Ithaca, New York delayed since last night by a severe winter storm Monday Dec. 27, 2010. The women spent the night in a nearby hotel. A powerful East Coast blizzard menaced would-be travelers by air, rail and highway Monday, leaving thousands without a way to get home after the holidays and shutting down major airports and rail lines for a second day. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Along Coast, Storm’s Stranded Tell Their Stories

The winter storm that has been slogging up the East Coast for three days is leaving some travelers in desperate straits. Some are stranded in airports with food supplies, not just flights, running now. Others are stuck a little more happily with old friends. But nothing has gone as planned, it seems.

12/27/2010

A wind farm is seen near Liverpool, England - May 12, 2008 - Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Google Investing In Offshore Wind Power Project

The transmission lines, which would run lead to the coast from Virginia to New Jersey, would be capable of delivering 2,000 megawatts of wind energy, the companies said.

10/12/2010

Cocaine (credit: CBS 2)

Arrests Reveal Security Breakdown At Shipping Port

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said the investigation revealed a flaw in security at one of the most important hubs for commerce and trade in the world.

10/06/2010

Tropical storm warnings are in effect for the Long Island coast and the Jersey Shore as the East Coast preps for Hurricane Earl's possible strike.

Tri-State Playing Waiting Game With Hurricane Earl

Tropical storm warnings are in effect for the Long Island coast and the Jersey Shore as the area preps for Hurricane Earl.

09/01/2010