Rockaway Queens

Superstorm Sandy (AP Photo)

Body of NYC storm victim lay undetected for months

NEW YORK (AP) — In the chaotic days after Superstorm Sandy, an army of aid workers streamed onto the flood-ravaged Rockaway Peninsula looking for anyone who needed help. Health workers and National Guard troops went […]

06/27/2013

Beached fin whale

Ailing whale washes ashore at New York City beach

NEW YORK (AP) — An ailing, endangered finback whale has been found washed ashore in a coastal enclave of Queens that was hard hit by Superstorm Sandy. The whale is said to be in very grave condition.

12/26/2012

Fear of looting grips NYC as new storm threatens

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Chan prowled around his cold, dark Staten Island home with knives and a sword to protect it from thieves, standing his ground as another East Coast storm threatened and police […]

11/06/2012

At least 80 flooded houses destroyed by NYC fire

NEW YORK (AP) – A huge fire destroyed between 80 and 100 houses in a flooded neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. More than 190 firefighters have contained the six-alarm blaze fire […]

10/30/2012

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