Nassau County

Nassau County Residents Clear Out As Storm Moves In

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano said Sunday evening that police will be on the scene to protect the areas subjected to evacuation, and those that try to enter “will be arrested and put away immediately.”

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Rockaway Beach

Floodwaters Crash Onto Rockaway Beach As Sandy Rages

Rockaway Beach was on the list for areas of New York City deemed Zone A for evacuation purposes, and by Sunday night, Hurricane Sandy had sent the floodwaters rising.


Battery Park City

Zone A Ordered Evacuated, Public Schools Closed Monday

Bloomberg warned residents who live in Zone A that all elevators in the zone will be shut down at 7 p.m. and urged residents to get to higher ground quickly, before subways and bus service is shut down.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Jersey City, NJ (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass for WCBS 880)

Evacuation Order Issued For Low-Lying Areas Of Jersey City

A mandatory evacuation order has been issued for low-lying areas in Jersey City.


Belmar, N.J.

All Residents Of Belmar, N.J. Ordered To Evacuate

All 5,900 residents of the town of Belmar, N.J. have been ordered to evacuate immediately.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Boarded-Up Windows On Long Island (credit: CBS 2)

Red Cross Shelters Open On Long Island; Several Areas Evacuated

Suffolk County officials have called for a mandatory evacuation of Fire Island by 2 p.m. Sunday.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file/credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Officials Prepare For ‘Catastrophic’ Weather Event

Gov. Malloy has again urged shoreline residents to heed his evacuation order. He declared a state of emergency on Saturday. Malloy said Sandy is forecast to cause more flooding damage than the state saw in the devastating hurricane of 1938.


4 WTC Windows Broken (credit: CBS 2)

Crane Lifting Beam Shatters Windows At 4 WTC; 9/11 Memorial Closed

A crane lifting a beam broke some windows at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza at 4 World Trade Center today.


Credit 1010 WINS reporter Gary Baumgarten

Small Electrical Fire Forces The Evacuation Of Hundreds Of Frustrated Passengers At LaGuardia

A small fire at LaGuardia Airport resulted in the evacuation of a Delta terminal on Sunday afternoon.


Fox Lane High School (credit: bcsdny.org)

Fox Lane High School In Bedford Evacuated Due To Threat

Officials evacuated the school after a threatening message was found scrawled in one of the bathrooms.


Jersey City natural gas main break (credit: CBS 2)

PSE&G Works To Cap Ruptured Gas Main In Jersey City

PSE&G crews worked to clamp the main along Pacific Avenue near Grand Street.


(credit: CBS 2)

Fumes Force Evacuation Of Building On 42nd Street

Four people were treated after more than 100 people were evacuated from 330 West 42nd Street.


Tropical Storm Irene Evacuees

Irene Evacuation Goes On For Bronx Residents

Residents of a Bronx apartment complex are still trying to get back into their homes, nearly a month after they had to evacuate due to damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.


Mayor Bloomberg announces mandatory evacuations (credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers Heed Mayor’s Warning, Leave Evacuation Areas In Advance Of Irene

Nearly 270,000 New Yorkers live in the low lying areas most susceptible to flooding and wind damage. The mayor has to decided to get them out of their houses before buses, subways, and commuter trains shut down at noon Saturday, and bridges possibly close as well.


People line up to enter the Foxwoods Theatre for a matinee showing of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." (credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

OSHA: Theater Inspections To Include Emergency Plan Review

The federal agency that governs workplace safety has sent a letter to 63 New York City theaters saying future inspections of the venues will include reviews of their emergency action plans.