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A worker repairs electrical lines as Long Islanders continue their clean up efforts in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 9, 2012 in Plainview, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

LIPA In Court To Try To Get Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed

The lawsuit was brought by about a million angry customers who were without power for weeks in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.

11/15/2013

MetLife Stadium exterior (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

NFL ‘Convinced’ Lights Will Stay On At MetLife Stadium For Super Bowl XLVIII

The NFL huddled with PSE&G Thursday on the plan to supply electricity to MetLife Stadium for Super Bowl XLVIII in February.

11/14/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo giving Sandy update on Thursday, November 1, 2012. (credit: Governor's Office via Flickr.com)

Gov. Cuomo Directs Flags To Fly At Half-Staff In Honor Of Those Killed By Superstorm Sandy

Cuomo also called for a moment of silence to be held at 8 p.m., which is when the massive storm surge is estimated to have roared ashore.

10/28/2013

Metro-North Train

Full Service On Metro-North New Haven Line Set To Resume Monday Morning

Crews were preparing this weekend for the full resumption of service on the Metro-North New Haven Line, nearly two weeks after a power meltdown caused a major service disruption.

10/05/2013

Commuters wait on the platform at Metro-North's Stamford station, Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

MTA Board Approves Credit For Weekly, Monthly New Haven Line Ticket Holders

The line the MTA was counting on failed just outside what was called the freeze pit.

10/01/2013

An empty D train sits at the 81st Street station on Sept. 13, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

A, B, C & D Subway Lines Experience 2nd Power Outage In Less Than 24 Hours

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said it had to stop some trains on the A, B, C, and D lines after a power outage at 81st Street on Manhattan’s West Side impacted subway signals.

09/13/2013

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Many Blackhawks Fans Miss The Big Game After Storm Knocks Out Power

Those who got to see the Blackhawks rally to beat the Bruins and win the Stanley Cup last night won’t soon forget it, but unfortunately neither will those who didn’t get to see the big win, after a strong, fast-moving storm knocked out power.

06/25/2013

7 Train (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Power Outage Shuts Down 7 Train Between Manhattan And Queens

Service on the 7 Train between Manhattan and Queens was suspended Saturday morning, following a power outage.

05/25/2013

Nassau University Medical Center - File Photo

Nassau University Medical Center Goes To Emergency Power

A hospital on Long Island was forced to switch to emergency generator power Monday morning.

04/22/2013

7 Train Outage

7 Train Shutdown During Evening Rush Infuriates Straphangers

A shutdown of 7 Train service Tuesday evening caused a nightmare ride home for Queens residents.

02/19/2013

Beyonce (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images), Boomer Esiason (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Boomer: I Repeat, Beyonce Had Power Issues Before Super Bowl; More On Lewis

Boomer has his story, and he’s sticking to it: “There was no embellishment … there was no agenda from where I got the story from, nobody was looking to embarrass anybody.”

02/05/2013

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Power Goes Down For Over Half An Hour In Middle Of Super Bowl

Power went down in the Superdome during the third quarter of the Super Bowl, taking down many of the lights and the scoreboard for more than 30 minutes.

02/03/2013

Leaky Ceiling In Red Hook Houses Apartment Nov. 12, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Residents, Public Advocate Blast NYCHA For ‘Unacceptable’ Rent Credit Plan

That credit will not appear until the January 2013 rent bills go out, the city announced.

11/13/2012

LIPA Protesters (credit: CBS 2)

LISTEN: LIPA Executive Questioned On Restoration Effort

Hervey said it remains unclear if LIPA customers will see rates increase due to the storm.

11/12/2012

Gov. Chris Christie Thanks FEMA Workers In Lincroft, N.J. Nov. 12, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Christie: Sandy Caused ‘Incalculable’ Damage To New Jersey’s Spirit

Christie said he expects to have a dollar estimate on total loss in the next day or two. But the governor said he expects the combined damage in New York and New Jersey will be second only to the huge monetary cost of 2005’s Hurricane Katrina.

11/12/2012

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