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Afternoon Bulletin: State Hands Fatal Cop Shooting to DA, Bribes After Sandy and More

The Bronx District Attorney’s Office will investigate a New York City Police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill Bronx woman, after the state’s Attorney General’s office said Thursday they lacked jurisdiction to prosecute the case. 559 more words

Hurricane Sandy

Outrage After Mayor Says Sandy Recovery Program Won't Be Done By End of 2016

Nine days ahead of the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, City Council members voiced anger that Mayor Bill de Blasio allocated $500 million to the $1.7 billion… 865 more words

Bill De Blasio

Years After Sandy, Margate Residents Sue NJ Over Dune Project

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — Opponents of New Jersey’s plan to create protective sand dunes launched a new legal battle against it Thursday, hours before similar work advanced at the opposite end of the shore. 476 more words


Fab Disaster - The Audio Version!

(Photo via Alexander Rose, taken while filming our web series IRL – one of the 11,000 projects I have going on rn bc I have no chill) 254 more words

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Hurricane Sandy-level flooding is rising so sharply that it could become normal | Environment | The Guardian

Findings of research into hurricanes, the spread of wildfires and the early arrival of spring show an America that is already in the grip of climate change… 16 more words


Contractors Charged With Using Money From Hurricane Sandy Victims To Shop And Gamble

Here’s a nightmare scenario: your house is severely damaged in a rare storm, and you hire a legitimate-seeming contractor to repair it or to raise your house on stilts to prevent flooding the next time a storm comes. 185 more words

Crime & Fraud

NJ Contractors Accused Of Stealing From Sandy Victims

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New Jersey couple and their home improvement companies face charges after they allegedly stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from more than 20 victims who hired them to repair or rebuild homes after Superstorm Sandy. 127 more words