Superstorm Sandy

City Councilman Mark Treyger speaks at a news conference about Superstorm Sandy flood claims on March 1, 2015 in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Officials: Sandy Victims Should Refile Flood Claims After Firms Accused Of Fraud

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and City Councilman Mark Treyger, D-Brooklyn, want a special monitor to be established by the attorney general to review every single case.

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Mary Grace O'Brien's East Rockaway home after a fire. (credit: Mary Grace O'Brien)

LI Woman Says Insurance Company Won’t Pay Fire Claim Because She Owns A Pit Bull

A Long Island woman whose house was severely damaged in a fire alleges her insurance company refuses to pay her claim because she owns a pit bull.

02/27/2015

Union Beach Storm Damage (credit: CBS 2)

Bon Jovi Sponsoring Community Restaurant In Sandy-Struck Union Beach

Rocker and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi is sponsoring a community restaurant in a Jersey shore community still struggling mightily to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

02/24/2015

GEB HiRise in Uniondale was raided by the New York Attorney General's Office on Feb. 18, 2015 in connection with an investigation into Hurricane Sandy insurance payouts (credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

LI Engineering Firm Raided Amid Attorney General Probe Into Sandy Insurance Payouts

Authorities are looking into whether employees rewrote reports for flood insurance claims after Sandy in an effort to cheat homeowners out of money to fix damage from the storm.

02/18/2015

The Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel is flooded after a tidal surge caused by Hurricane Sandy in Manhattan. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Report: Sea Levels, Temperatures On The Rise In New York

A new climate report is finding that temperatures and sea levels are rising in New York City.

02/17/2015

Debris is left out for removal on Nov. 20, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Superstorm Sandy Victims: Insurance Companies Conspired Not To Pay Us

Homeowners who saw their lives devastated by Superstorm Sandy say they were betrayed after the storm by insurance companies.

02/17/2015

A truck drives down a flooded street on Oct. 30, 2012, in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

FEMA Holding Public Forums On Bergen County Flood Maps

Forums for people in high-risk flood zones will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Hackensack and in Mahwah on Wednesday.

02/10/2015

Renovations to Teresa Keefe's home in Belmar have been stalled after aid and insurance fell short. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Belmar Mayor’s Young Daughter Spurred Initiative To Bring Home Sandy-Displaced Families

A push to bring the last two Belmar families displaced by Superstorm Sandy home by this summer was hatched in a fifth-grade classroom.

02/09/2015

FILE -- Residential streets close to the shore remain flooded following Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Belmar, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Belmar Launches ‘Home By Summer’ Initiative For Final 2 Families Displaced By Sandy

One Jersey shore town is coming together to help its last two families displaced by Superstorm Sandy.

02/05/2015

Ravaged by Superstorm Sandy, the iconic Madelaine chocolate company has been given new life. (Credit: CBS2)

Iconic New York Chocolate Company ‘Madelaine’ Finds New Life After Sandy

Chocoholics rejoice! A New York City chocolate institution has new life after Superstorm Sandy nearly washed it up.

01/29/2015

A flooded Brooklyn Battery park Tunnel October 30, 2012 as New Yorkers  clean up the morning after Hurricane Sandy's landfall. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Source To CBS2: Contractors Under Investigation For Allegedly Cheating Sandy Victims

Claims have surfaced that government contractors have been making up documents to cheat victims of Superstorm Sandy.

01/23/2015

Homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy sit amongst sand washed ashore on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers To Introduce Bills To Prohibit Sandy ‘Clawback’ Letters

Sen. Robert Menendez and Rep. Frank Pallone will introduce bills that would prohibit the federal Emergency Management Agency from issuing so-called “clawback” letters demanding repayment of aid it wrongly awarded to homeowners.

01/16/2015

New Jersey Shore Still Heavily Damaged Months After Hurricane Sandy

Comments Due On Final Round Of New Jersey Sandy Recovery Aid

New Jersey plans to use most of a half-billion dollars in Superstorm Sandy recovery aid to get money to all 1,800 homeowners on a waiting list for rebuilding assistance.

01/06/2015

Gov. Chris Christie told a heckler to 'sit down and shut up' on the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, Oct. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Top 5 Facebook Talkers Of 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we’ve taken a look back at the stand-out stories that you loved to discuss this year. In no particular order, here are CBS New York’s top five Facebook talkers for 2014.

12/29/2014

Escalators at the Exchange Place PATH station in Jersey City - Jan. 7, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Exchange Place, World Trade Center PATH Stations Reopening After Sandy Repairs

PATH’s Exchange Place and World Trade Center stations reopen this weekend after nearly a year without weekend service because of Superstorm Sandy repairs and signal upgrades.

12/19/2014

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