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LIPA Protest

Tempers Boiling Over As Long Island Remains In The Dark, Cold

Long Island residents were rallying Saturday for fed up power customers to voice their frustration about still being in the dark.

11/10/2012

Power lines down from Sandy, Oct. 30, 2012 (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

PSE&G Crews Work Around The Clock To Restore Power As Nor’easter Looms

Some New Jersey families were on the verge of seeing the light at the end of the tunnel Tuesday night after eight days without power.

11/06/2012

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LIPA Takes Some Areas Off Outage Map, Says Power Can’t Be Restored Now

Some areas of Long Island and the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens have been taken off the outage map maintained by the Long Island Power Authority, on the grounds that they are too damaged to accept electrical service.

11/05/2012

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Mayor Booker: Newark Remains In State Of Emergency As Nor’easter Approaches

The storm was expected to bring an inch of rain and winds gusting up to 60 mph on Wednesday. It was set to arrive as much of Newark was without power due Superstorm Sandy.

11/05/2012

No Power, Cold Temperatures

Falling Temperatures Put Tri-State Area Residents At Risk; Some Decide To Leave

On top of gasoline shortages, power outages and lawlessness in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, falling temperatures on Sunday put people at risk even more.

11/04/2012

Mayor MIchael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Urges People To Seek Shelter, Slams LIPA Over Rockaways

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Saturday urged everyone who might need shelter to seek it out as the temperature drops, and slammed the Long Island Power Authority for not attending more promptly to outages in the Rockaways.

CBS New York–11/03/2012

The Rockaways (credit: CBS 2)

The Best And Worst Of Humanity On Display In The Rockaways, Volunteers Reach Out While Looters Terrorize Storm Victims

Looters posing as Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) workers have been knocking on doors late at night, but locals said that help has yet to arrive.

11/03/2012

East New York Gas Line

Patience Wears Thin For Some New York Area Residents As Power Returns For Others

More New Yorkers awoke Saturday to power being restored for the first time since Superstorm Sandy pummeled the region, but patience was wearing thin among those who have been without power for most of the week.

11/03/2012

Gov. Chris Christie

Christie: Major Progress Being Made On Storm Recovery In New Jersey

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Saturday afternoon that a lot of work still remains to repair the damage wrought by Superstorm Sandy, but tremendous progress has been made.

11/03/2012

A darkened Flatiron Building rises over an empty street in a section of Manhattan still in a blackout following Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cuomo: Power Back In Manhattan For All Grids But One

Con Edison planned to have power to restored to all of Lower Manhattan by Saturday morning.

CBS New York–11/03/2012

Lower Manhattan without power (Jen Fowler/Facebook)

Con Ed Says ‘Vast Majority’ Will Have Power Restored By Next Weekend, Nov. 10-11

The effort to restore power to those impacted by megastorm Sandy will apparently take longer than initially hoped.

11/01/2012

Con Ed Worker (Credit: CBS 2)

Con Ed Might Cut Power To Some Customers In Lower Manhattan

Con Edison said that is considering cutting power to about 6,500 customers in Lower Manhattan if the surge from the Hurricane Sandy is severe enough to threaten underground lines.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Tree Into House In Carmel (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Carmel Family Grateful ‘Everyone’s Fine’ After Tree Crashes Through Roof

Thousands were left without power after heavy rains and wind gusts knocked down trees and flooded roads on Tuesday.

09/19/2012

FILE - A view of residential buildings at Co-op City in the Bronx. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dozens Trapped In Elevators After Power Outage At Co-Op City

Co-op City runs its own power, but the generator shut down around midnight Thursday. Fifty buildings in the huge apartment complex were affected.

08/30/2012

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Storms Cause Power Outages In New York And New Jersey

A storm left residents in Edgewater, New Jersey without power on Sunday. Residents told CBS 2′s Dave Carlin that a transformer exploded during the storm.

08/05/2012

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