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Baldwin home damaged in Superstorm Sandy

FEMA Offers Review Of Sandy Payouts Following Fraud Claims, But Some Say They’re Skeptical

It’s an offer you’d think homeowners can’t refuse: the possibility of more money on their damaged home claims from FEMA.

08/19/2015

Queens Community Hard Hit By Superstorm Sandy Continues Recovery Efforts

FEMA: People Should Sandy-Related Payment Review Requests By Sept. 15

The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Friday said it strongly encourages people to submit their requests for reviews of Superstorm Sandy-related payments by Sept. 15.

08/14/2015

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L) talks to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) during a confirmation hearing for U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch before Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Lynch will succeed Eric Holder to be the next U.S. Attorney General if confirmed by the Senate.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

New York City To Receive Nearly $260 Million In Federal Anti-Terrorism Grants

New York City will be the beneficiary of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal grants for anti-terrorism efforts, U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) announced Tuesday.

07/28/2015

beach

Officials Hope Replenishment Project Will Protect NJ Beaches From Future Storms

It’s officially beach season and officials have been hard at work to make the shore experience even better.

07/01/2015

Long Beach Sandy Damage

Lawmakers Fight Back Against FEMA’s Request For Sandy Victims To Pay Back Funds

Reps. Rice and Meeks are sponsoring legislation to allow FEMA to forgive debts owed by storm victims

06/19/2015

A tree stands on a closed beach damaged by flooding from Superstorm Sandy in front of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on March 1, 2013 in Staten Island/ (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Congressional Task Force: FEMA Has Failed In Getting Sandy Victims Money

A congressional task force has been put to work for the effort to get federal money to people still trying to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy.

04/28/2015

The City of Long Beach plans to plant 2,700 new trees to replace those destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS2)

2,700 New Trees To Be Planted In Sandy-Ravaged Long Beach

The City of Long Beach, ravaged by Superstorm Sandy in the fall of 2012, is about to get a new look.

03/24/2015

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan (file/credit: CBS2)

Staten Island D.A. Promises FEMA Overhaul To Sandy Victims If Elected To Congress

The congressional candidate said the federal government made life for Sandy victims even worse.

03/18/2015

Home damaged by Sandy in Toms River, NJ Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

More Lawsuits Allege National Flood Insurance Program Cheated Sandy Victims Out Of Money

The attorneys for the Sandy victims said the companies manipulated software to exclude sales taxes, cheating victims out of tens of thousands of dollars.

03/14/2015

FILE -- Residential streets close to the shore remain flooded following Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Belmar, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Top FEMA Insurance Official Resigns; FEMA Sets Up Review Process For Sandy Claims

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have agreed to let Superstorm Sandy victims who think their insurance claims were not fairly paid out to undergo a review.

03/12/2015

GEB HiRise in Uniondale was raided by the New York Attorney General's Office on Feb. 18, 2015 in connection with an investigation into Hurricane Sandy insurance payouts (credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

LI Engineering Firm Raided Amid Attorney General Probe Into Sandy Insurance Payouts

Authorities are looking into whether employees rewrote reports for flood insurance claims after Sandy in an effort to cheat homeowners out of money to fix damage from the storm.

02/18/2015

Debris is left out for removal on Nov. 20, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Superstorm Sandy Victims: Insurance Companies Conspired Not To Pay Us

Homeowners who saw their lives devastated by Superstorm Sandy say they were betrayed after the storm by insurance companies.

02/17/2015

A delivery man crosses Third Avenue on the east side of Manhattan January 21, 2012 during the first snow storm of the year in New York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS New York’s Severe Weather Guide

As our area braces for another bout of winter weather, Tri-State Area residents are being urged to prepare themselves for the possibility of a severe snow storm.

01/21/2015

FEMA logo (Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

FEMA At Odds With Sandy Victims Over Funds That Were Never Supposed To Be Allocated

One Ocean County woman left homeless by Hurricane Sandy has been struggling to rebuild. She recently learned the agency that gave her the money to get back on her feet, wants it all back.

12/10/2014

Sandy's damage in the Deal / Allenhurst / Atlantic Highlands area is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Sandy Victim Says FEMA Flood Maps Have Caused Insurance Costs To Spike

Talk about paying a premium. Home insurance rates have gone through the roof for many people rebuilding after Sandy.

12/08/2014

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