Long Island

Bloomberg: Gas rationing eases fuel crunch in NYC

  NEW YORK (AP) – Mayor Michael Bloomberg says odd-even rationing seems to have eased the post-storm gasoline crunch in New York City, but he’s not sure when he’ll lift the restriction. The system began […]


Thousands still without power after Sandy

NEW YORK (AP) – The head of the power company that serves New York’s Long Island says he understands the “frustration,” as tens of thousands of homes and businesses are still without power, two weeks […]


Gas rationing brings shorter lines in New York

NEW YORK (AP) – One man filling up his minivan today in Manhattan says the lines are a lot shorter than they were a couple of days ago. It’s the first day of a gasoline […]


Power crews are making progress after storms

(AP) – People in the Northeast are seeing some progress following back-to-back storms. For the first time in 11 days, almost all of Connecticut’s homes and businesses have power. Fewer than 20,000 New York City […]


USDA sending food aid to Sandy victims

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Agriculture Department is sending food aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy. USDA announced Monday that the department is working with the state of New York and local food banks to distribute […]


More commuter options for New York

NEW YORK (AP) – More subway and rail lines are opening up today for New York commuters. And the Holland Tunnel from New Jersey is open to buses. The power company serving New York says […]


NY, NJ motorists face long lines for gasoline (video)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Motorists in the New York City area and across New Jersey are facing a second day of enormous gas lines at those stations that still have both electricity and supplies. In […]


Mayor: Storm may be worst ever for New York

NEW YORK (AP) – New York’s mayor calls it a “devastating storm” — possibly the worst the city has ever experienced. The superstorm that was born when Hurricane Sandy came ashore killed at least 10 […]


Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in Cuba, heads toward Bahamas

HOLGUIN, Cuba (AP) – Hurricane Sandy has been rumbling across the mountains of eastern Cuba and is heading toward the Bahamas. The National Hurricane Center says Sandy is a Category 2 hurricane, with top winds […]


Debate questioners still mulling whom to support

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) – Some of the uncommitted voters who questioned the presidential candidates at the second of their three debates say they still need to hear more before making up their minds. Eleven New […]


Bieber anti-cyberbullying video ends NY legal case (video)

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) – A New York prosecutor has released a new anti-cyberbullying video by Justin Bieber. The pop star recorded the public service announcement as part of a deal that resolved misdemeanor charges against […]


50-foot finback whale found dead in Boston Harbor

  BOSTON (AP) — Coast Guard officials say a 50-foot finback whale has been found dead, floating in Boston Harbor. Authorities don’t know the cause of death. Petty Officer Robert Simpson says the whale was […]