From a mudslide in Yonkers to flooding that forced the condemnation of houses in Shoreham, Long Island, the warming temperatures lately have caused lots of problems this week.
Some homeowners in Shoreham, Long Island remained homeless Thursday, a day after melting snow banks flooded their homes so badly that the homes had to be condemned.
Rapidly melting snow left some homes flooded on Long Island Wednesday evening, and forced their evacuation.
A Long Island woman has claimed a police officer broke her legs as she was being arrested on a recent misdemeanor charge.
Jane Alcorn is president of the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe on Long Island. Her group officially bought the Tesla lab and property last week for $850,000.
An online fundraising campaign brought in more than million dollars in just six weeks to help preserve the laboratory where Tesla worked on his inventions.
The crisis in Japan has triggered local concerns over radiation as trace amounts of radioactive iodine were being detected in air and water in New York State.
Worries over nuclear contamination are also being felt here in the United States. Health experts are monitoring drinking water and taking air samples.
Elaine Starling walked out into her Shoreham yard to find $1,500 worth of Halloween decorations missing and damaged pumpkins strewn across the yard.