Superstorm Sandy

A home in Woodbridge, N.J., is torn down March 18, 2015. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Woodbridge Homes In Flood-Prone Areas Torn Down As Part Of NJ Buyout Program

David Glass, deputy commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Protection, said the homes were all bought out under the state’s Blue Acres program and the families were relocated.

03/18/2015

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan (file/credit: CBS2)

Staten Island D.A. Promises FEMA Overhaul To Sandy Victims If Elected To Congress

The congressional candidate said the federal government made life for Sandy victims even worse.

03/18/2015

Superstorm Sandy Slams Tri-State Area

South St. Seaport Resident: Neighborhood Is Still Struggling To Rebuild Following Sandy

Following Superstorm Sandy, those in Lower Manhattan’s South Street Seaport and Battery Park City know how bad the flooding can be.

03/14/2015

Home damaged by Sandy in Toms River, NJ Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

More Lawsuits Allege National Flood Insurance Program Cheated Sandy Victims Out Of Money

The attorneys for the Sandy victims said the companies manipulated software to exclude sales taxes, cheating victims out of tens of thousands of dollars.

03/14/2015

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

FEMA Exec Says He Has Seen Evidence Of Insurance Fraud After Sandy

The executive in charge of FEMA’s insurance program has admitted that homeowners may have been cheated out of millions in insurance money.

03/02/2015

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.

03/01/2015

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

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