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Cars are abandoned on a flooded Brooke Avenue following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore. (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Long Island Drying Out After ‘Historic’ Storm Dumps Record Rainfall

Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.

08/14/2014

A child plays in a sprinkler, Saturday, July 23, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Tri-State Area To Get Heat Relief; Thousands Still Without Power

The triple-digit scorcher that taxed the electrical grid and made life uncomfortable in the Tri-state area is finally expected to simmer down somewhat on Sunday.

07/24/2011