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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.”


(credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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.


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.


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.


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.


Public Housing After Sandy

Brooklyn’s Largest Housing Project Remains Without Heat, Power

A crew was out front Monday working to get a temporary boiler up and running to finally get the residents heat.


LIPA Protest

Some Long Island Residents Remain Unsatisfied By LIPA’s Promises

LIPA also had a change of heart about the inspection they told residents would have to undergo before they could get power, but the big move was not enough to end the outrage.


Great Neck Power

Great Neck Block Gets Power Back, Only To Lose It Again Hours Later

Power had just been restored on the North Shore of Long Island when the nor’easter knocked it out all over again Wednesday night.


Oakland beach in Rye, N.Y. as Hurricane Sandy approaches on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: Michelle Fraioli via Facebook)

Police: ‘Blackout Bandits’ Charged In Rye For Burglaries Following Sandy

Smith and Trully have been charges with six counts of burglary or attempted burglary in Rye, but police have linked them to a total of 35 robberies from Westchester to Connecticut since Sandy hit.


A damaged home in Manhasset (credit: India Gray via Facebook)

LIPA Spokesman Estimates 90 Percent Restoration By Wednesday

Hervey said substations were badly corroded by the saltwater in the storm surge.


A police car drives by a downed tree in Red Hook, Brooklyn, after Hurricane Sandy caused extensive damage in the area. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Red Hook Residents Still Without Power, Heat

Buildings are darker than the darkest nights and the stench of garbage and rotted food lingers in the air.


Downed wires in Cliffside Park as a result of Sandy (credit: Dev Zaveri)

Bergen County Residents Frustrated Power Still Has Not Been Restored

About a million people across New Jersey are still in the dark and cold, as power has not yet been restored.


Monmouth Beach

Following Sandy, Gov. Christie Says It’s Now Time To Act And Rebuild Lives

Downed trees, utility poles and wires have tangled together in dangerous piles across the neighborhood. Transformers are down, wiping out power to thousands.


Cell phone tower (file/credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Cell Phone Outages ‘Could Get Worse’ As Company Offers Free Cell Charging Stations

One company is coming to the rescue in Manhattan, offering free cell phone charging stations at bars north of 39th Street in the borough.


Lower Manhattan without power (Jen Fowler/Facebook)

Officials: Power In Manhattan Will Return Friday Or Saturday

Power was coming back Wednesday afternoon to some areas toward the southernmost tip Lower Manhattan, but most residents and businesses below Midtown remained in the dark.

CBS New York–10/31/2012