- 2 contractors accused of cheating Superstorm Sandy victims Updated: Oct-11-15 2:26 pm
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, New Jersey - The owners of a southern New Jersey construction company cheated Superstorm Sandy victims out of more than $250,000, authorities said.
- New Jersey goes to court to seize beach lots for dunes Updated: Oct-08-15 6:24 pm
Making good on a long-delayed threat that was reiterated last week by Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey went to court Thursday to seize 87 publicly owned beach parcels to be used for a protective dune system that a South Jersey shore town and its residents bitterly oppose.
- Flood slams South Carolina's already shoddy infrastructure Updated: Oct-07-15 5:27 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Long before the historic floods of the past week, crumbling roads, bridges and dams and aging drinking water systems plagued South Carolina - a poor state that didn't spend much on them in the first place and has been loath to raise taxes for upkeep.
- After past opposition, SC delegation now seeks flood aid Updated: Oct-06-15 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON - South Carolina's congressional delegation is vowing to make sure the state gets federal help to recover from the historic flooding from massive rains.
- New York readies for possible hit from Hurricane Joaquin Updated: Oct-01-15 3:49 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York state is preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Joaquin, with officials saying Thursday that while the storm's path remains uncertain, previous storms show it's best to prepare well in advance.
- NY to spend $20M on housing in areas hit by Superstorm Updated: Sep-30-15 3:05 am
ALBANY, New York - New York state is setting aside $20 million to build affordable housing units in communities that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy and other severe weather systems in recent years.
- State awards deal to dredge sand from Sandy-affected lake Updated: Sep-28-15 3:33 pm
ASBURY PARK, New Jersey - New Jersey has awarded a $1.6 million contract to dredge tons of sand pushed into an oceanfront lake by Superstorm Sandy.
- Study: Sea level rise increasing major storms off New Jersey Updated: Sep-28-15 3:06 pm
MANTOLOKING, New Jersey - A new study looking back over 1,000 years finds the flooding risk along the New York and New Jersey coasts increased greatly after industrialization, and major storms that once might have occurred every 500 years could soon happen every 25 years or so.
- FEMA extends deadline to review Sandy flood claims Updated: Sep-16-15 9:47 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the deadline for homeowners to challenge their Superstorm Sandy flood damage claims.