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The ruins of a destroyed home sit in the sand on November 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

6 Months After Superstorm Sandy, Signs Of Progress But More To Be Done

Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage and left tens of thousands of people homeless after coming ashore Oct. 29. Six months later, major issues including housing, business, tourism and coastal protection still remain.

04/29/2013

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Police In Brooklyn To Warn Drivers Who Leave Electronics Out In Cars

We’re all familiar with the advice, “If you see something, say something,” and if police in Brooklyn see a smartphone or tablet lying in your parked car in plain view, they will be saying something to you.

04/03/2013

Red Hook Public Libary - April 2, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Red Hook Public Library Reopens Months After Sandy

One Brooklyn neighborhood took a big step today on the road back from superstorm Sandy.

04/02/2013

Meeting held Thursday night in effort to keep Long Island College Hospital open. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer, 1010 WINS)

Nurses, Patients Pushing To Keep Long Island College Hospital Open

The State University of New York board of trustees may have voted to close down Long Island College Hospital, but some are hoping it won’t happen.

03/28/2013

Brooklyn Suspect's Knife

Police Probe Officers’ Deadly Shooting Of Man Who Allegedly Stabbed Roommate

Police were investigating Saturday morning, after officers shot and killed a man who stabbed his roommate in the shoulder in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.

03/23/2013

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Police: Knife-Wielding Suspect Shot Dead By Cops In Red Hook, Brooklyn

The suspect was accused of stabbing his roommate in the shoulder. The roommate escaped the apartment and called 911.

03/22/2013

No Heat At Brooklyn Building

Some New York City Residents Left Without Heat In Bitter Cold

The mercury has dropped to the teens, and the wind chill has made it feel like a mere 5 degrees, and some New York City residents can’t even find relief in their own homes.

01/23/2013

NYPD Crime Scene Unit vehicle (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Scrambles After Sandy Floods Evidence Warehouses

Two months after superstorm Sandy, we are continuing to find out about the extent of the damage. Two NYPD warehouses were flooded out and now the city is dealing with the consequences.

01/02/2013

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Sandy Food Assistance Money Coming To Some NYC ZIP Codes

The State of New York has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service to free up funds for 10 complete and two partial ZIP codes in four of the five boroughs.

12/08/2012

FILE: Film shoot equipment on the street in Red Hook (credit: CBS 2)

Red Hook Residents Complain Hollywood Film Shoot Has Taken Over Neighborhood

City officials said film and television productions bring in about $7 billion per year, but some residents said that comes at a cost of inconvenience.

11/27/2012

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Storm-Struck Red Hook Public Housing Residents Warn They’ll Get ‘Radical’ If NYCHA Won’t Act

Residents rallied in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday demanding, among other things, a two-month rent credit, a moratorium on evictions along with water and air testing

11/27/2012

New York State Department Of Labor Commissioner Peter Rivera makes federal grant announcement in Red Hook Nov. 25, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Announces Federal Grant To Help Get Thousands Of New Yorkers Back To Work

The New York State Department of Labor is administering the funds and will work with communities to help deploy workers to job sites.

11/25/2012

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.

11/04/2012

Rendering of "Silent Lights" (credit: Artist Build Collaborative)

Fundraiser Coming Up As BQE ‘Silent Lights’ Lighting Installation Nears Reality

Earlier this year, we told you about a proposal to light up a pedestrian area under the Brooklyn Queens Expressway. Efforts to make the project a reality continue, but the people behind it need your help to get the job done.

09/18/2012

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Brooklyn Food Vendors Kick Off 2012 Season At Red Hook Ball Fields

Red Hook’s famous food vendors opened back up for the summer season over the weekend. The warm weather allowed for the loyal foodie fanbase to return for a taste of delicious South American specialties.

04/30/2012

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