Hurricane Sandy

After Hurricane Sandy, This Brooklyn Neighborhood Reinvented Community Wifi

This is what “free wifi” really means.<p>Many remember 2012 as the year former President Barack Obama was elected into office for a second term. But for …

Innovation

Chris Sale offers path of least resistance against Tigers

Up early to the watch the British Open final round this morning even though Thailand’s Jazz Janewattananond failed to make the cut. … It took six …

Roger Goodell

20 Steps: The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Prepper

No one really knows how many preppers exist in the world, but it is safe to say that there are more than three million in the United States alone. …

United States

Bergen Woman Gets 4 Yrs. For Superstorm Sandy Insurance Fraud

Katreecea Cline, 49, filed phony insurance claims and a false bankruptcy claim to try and shed $175,000 in debt, officials said.<p>A Bergen County woman …

Insurance

De Blasio’s failed attack on Big Oil makes him look ridiculous

Just as we predicted, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s lawsuit against Big Oil was laughed out of federal court Thursday.<p>Echoing a West Coast jurist, who …

Bill de Blasio

Work on NYC tunnels complete 6 years after Superstorm Sandy

Work to restore and upgrade New York City's Hugh L. Carey and Queens Midtown tunnels has wrapped up six years after they were badly damaged during Superstorm Sandy.<p>Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other elected officials are celebrating the completion of the work Friday in Queens.<p>The tunnels now …

Andrew Cuomo

Contractor gets prison term for defrauding Sandy victims

A contractor convicted of scamming dozens of New Jersey homeowners out of nearly $2 million following Superstorm Sandy has been sentenced to 10 years …

New Jersey

A few ideas for the title of Chris Christie's book | Sheneman cartoon

Fiction or non-fiction?

New Jersey

Superstorm Sandy Restoration Work At Queens Midtown & Hugh L. Carey Tunnels Finished Ahead Of Schedule

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> Superstorm Sandy restoration work at the Hugh L. Carey and Queens Midtown tunnels has been completed ahead of schedule, Gov. …

Andrew Cuomo

It's just hot air: The city's climate-change lawsuit falls flat on its face

It was a preposterous notion from the start: that the city of New York, which burns loads of oil and gas itself, would take the likes of Chevron and …

Bill de Blasio

Judge throws out de Blasio’s climate change lawsuit against oil companies

A lawsuit targeting five of the world’s biggest oil companies over climate change that Mayor de Blasio announced with much fanfare in January was …

Bill de Blasio

Hempstead Town Working To Reopen Water Testing Lab

The lab, which helps keep the Back Bays clean, was shuttered after damage from Hurricane Sandy was discovered.<p>The Town of Hempstead is looking for …

Nonprofits

Upgrades To Storm-Battered Loughran Point In Point Beach To Begin

The improvements are supposed to begin soon, according to reports.<p>Upgrades to Loughran Point on Inlet Drive, battered by Superstorm Sandy and other …

Weather

Yayoi Kusama fills abandoned garage in New York's Rockaways with 1,500 mirrored balls

Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama has scattered mirrored balls inside a hurricane-damaged train garage on New York's Rockaway Peninsula, as the latest …

Yayoi Kusama

Hurricane Sandy took her house. She just won HGTV’s Dream Home in South Carolina

HGTV cameras were filming on Friday as the winner of the Bluffton Smart Home got her first in-person look at her prize, according to the television …

South Carolina

More category 5 hurricanes forecasted by scientists

New research investigates the impact that dust storms played in the formation of Hurricane Sandy<p>In the midst of hurricane season, climatologists …

Chapman University

State Attorneys General And The Climate Litigation Game

The central broad objective of the U.S. constitution is the protection of unpopular individuals and political groups from the whims and passions of …

Sea Level

Read Reviews for Fire in Dreamland Off-Broadway

See what critics think of Rinne Groff’s new play at The Public Theater, starring Rebecca Naomi Jones and Enver Gjokaj.<p>The Public Theater celebrated …

Coney Island

ENR Sections Megaprojects Today

SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION The New Orleans IHNC-Lake Borgne Surge Barrier faced budget constraints, unstable soils and the need to minimize …

Engineering

Army Corps wants to build a massive 5-mile seawall to prevent against the next Sandy

A massive barrier across the mouth of New York Harbor is just one proposal from the Army Corps of Engineers to protect the area against future major …

New Jersey

New Jersey Man Reunited With Wave Runner Swept Away In Hurricane Sandy

<b>Follow CBSPHILLY</b> Facebook | Twitter<i>BRICK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS)</i> — A Pelican Island, New Jersey man has been reunited with his wave runner, nearly six …

New Jersey

News you missed in the wake of the bombing - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> just back from a weekend that gave this country a chance to breathe. we were all watching boston last week which meant there was a lot going on in the world that would have deserved our attention during any other time, starting right there at the finish line. because of all that was lost on …

Hurricane Sandy

Sea-Doo lost during Sandy found 6 years later -- and it still runs

It went missing from Douglas Ferrigno's Pelican Island home during the storm, leading Ferrigno to count the Sea-Doo among the storm's many marine …

New Jersey

Malloy Requests Federal Disaster Declaration For May Storm

The level of damage is astounding and in many ways exceeded Superstorm Sandy.<p>HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel Malloy is requesting a federal presidential …

Weather

Water main break flooding downtown Philly streets

A large water main break is flooding a number of streets in downtown Philadelphia.<p>WPVI-TV reports the break happened before 4 a.m. Tuesday and a …

News (U.S.)

Rhode Island sues oil companies over climate change

Rhode Island’s attorney general sued a dozen oil and natural gas companies and their affiliates Monday in state court, accusing them of causing …

Chemical Engineering

Sharks Return to New York Aquarium

Sharks are the stars of a splashy new exhibit at the New York Aquarium. The new exhibit is a major step in the beachfront facility's recovery from …

Aquariums

Famous Artist’s New Exhibit Headlines Rockaway Public Art Show

<b>ROCKAWAY (CBSNewYork) –</b> Beneath the busted out windows and graffiti-covered walls of a former train garage sits 1,500 stainless steel spheres; this …

Art

How to hurricane-proof your house – in pictures

After Hurricane Sandy, homeowners on the devastated shoreline of New Jersey had their houses raised. Photographer Ira Wagner caught the properties at their most precarious

New Jersey

The Jersey Shore has a new summer resident: Chris Christie

The former governor bought a $2.9 million beach home.

Jersey Shore