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Florida Terrorism Suspect Planned New York Attack, Feds Say

Florida Terrorism Suspect Planned New York Attack, Feds Say

Broward County Sheriff Dept.(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — A Florida terrorism suspect arrested along with his brother last month was planning a lone wolf attack in New York City, according to Justice Department officials.At a detention hearing in Ft. Laud…

New York Pols Make White House Appeal for Sandy Relief Funds

New York Pols Make White House Appeal for Sandy Relief Funds

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As the White House prepares to send its emergency request for Hurricane Sandy relief to Capitol Hill this week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo made a personal appeal for more than $40 billion to aid his state.Emergin…

Alaska Barista Murder Suspect Traveled to Kill Because He ‘Liked to Do It’

Alaska Barista Murder Suspect Traveled to Kill Because He ‘Liked to Do It’

Kevin Horan/Stone(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — A man charged in the death of a teenage barista in Alaska told police that he traveled the country with the sole purpose to kill strangers because he “liked to do it,” prosecutors said Monday.Vermont and federal …

‘John Doe Duffle Bag’ Arrested in Connection to Three New York Murders

‘John Doe Duffle Bag’ Arrested in Connection to Three New York Murders

Joseph Devenney/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The man known as “John Doe Duffel Bag” was arrested today in connection with the slayings of three shopkeepers of Middle Eastern descent in Brooklyn.Salvatore Perrone, 63, was arrested following a long night of…

Obama Meets with Parents Who Lost Sons in Sandy

Obama Meets with Parents Who Lost Sons in Sandy

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Thursday, on his first trip to New York City after superstorm Sandy walloped the Northeast, President Obama met with the parents of the two young boys — Brandon and Connor Moore — who died after being swept o…

New York Brothers Charged in $5M Lottery Scam

New York Brothers Charged in $5M Lottery Scam

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Two brothers have been charged with attempted grand larceny and conspiracy after they waited six years to claim a $5 million lottery scratch-off ticket that they allegedly scammed from a customer at their famil…

Nor’easter Evacuations for Some New York, New Jersey Residents

Nor’easter Evacuations for Some New York, New Jersey Residents

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A week after superstorm Sandy caused massive damage and power outages, some New York and New Jersey residents have been evacuated ahead of a nor’easter that is expected to bring high winds and rain to the region.Th…

Superstorm Sandy: FEMA Trailers May Be Used to House Homeless

Superstorm Sandy: FEMA Trailers May Be Used to House Homeless

Andrew Burton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — As the Northeast braces for a nor’easter in the wake of superstorm Sandy, government leaders are turning their attention to finding long-term housing for tens of thousands of people left homeless.New York Gov. An…

Nor’easter Headed for Battered New York-New Jersey Region

Nor’easter Headed for Battered New York-New Jersey Region

Emile Wamsteker/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New York and New Jersey area, still struggling to recover from superstorm Sandy, is now bracing for a nor’easter that will bring more rain, wind and brutal cold as it pummels the coast this we…

Superstorm Sandy Relief: Anheuser-Busch Turns Beer Into Water

Superstorm Sandy Relief: Anheuser-Busch Turns Beer Into Water

ABC News (NEW YORK) — They’re not turning water into wine but it’s almost as miraculous.They are turning beer into water.About 44 thousand cases of water instead of brew are heading to the New York/New Jersey area free of charge.“Per…

Sandy Spurs Talk of Sea Barrier for New York

Sandy Spurs Talk of Sea Barrier for New York

Jose Ramos(NEW YORK) — In the wake of superstorm Sandy’s massive destruction to coastlines in the East Coast, many experts suggest that a sea wall barrier could have minimized the deadly storm surge that swept away homes and knocked out power to…

Lines Abound in NY, NJ, as Resources Run Low

Lines Abound in NY, NJ, as Resources Run Low

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — As residents of New York and New Jersey await recovery in the wake of Superstorm Sandy they are finding that, more often than not, they need to wait in line.The needs may be power, gas, pay phones or public trans…

Superstorm Sandy: Overwhelmed Transit Systems Latest Sandy Woe

Superstorm Sandy: Overwhelmed Transit Systems Latest Sandy Woe

STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Northeast struggled to get back on its feet Thursday following the wallop it took from Sandy.  But the region was hampered by miles-long lines at the few gas stations that had power, an overwhelmed mass…

Superstorm Sandy: Governors Use Twitter to Help Save Lives

Superstorm Sandy: Governors Use Twitter to Help Save Lives

@GovChristie/Twitter(WASHINGTON) — In past weather emergencies, Americans have tuned in to radios and televisions to get information on how to handle disasters, but with Hurricane Sandy, some governors used Twitter as a new way to reach their citizens…

WATCH: Videos Show Rooftop Rescues of Storm Victims in NY

WATCH: Videos Show Rooftop Rescues of Storm Victims in NY

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The New York Police department has posted four videos of a helicopter rescuing people off of rooftops on Staten Island, N.Y., where entire neighborhoods are submerged under flood waters in the wake of superstorm Sandy.M…

New York’s Bellevue Hospital Set to Evacuate After Sandy

New York’s Bellevue Hospital Set to Evacuate After Sandy

ABC News(NEW YORK) — New York City’s Bellevue Hospital and its remaining 700 patients have struggled along in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, with failing power, partially lighted halls and no computers, making it difficult to locate patients within…

Gov. Chris Christie Vows NJ Will Rebuild After Superstorm Sandy

Gov. Chris Christie Vows NJ Will Rebuild After Superstorm Sandy

Mario Tama/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Residents along the East Coast are beginning to pick up the pieces after deadly superstorm Sandy devastated the most densely populated region in the country, with New Jersey experiencing “unthinkable” damage to its …

Gov. Chris Christie Vows NJ Will Rebuild After Superstorm Sandy

Gov. Chris Christie Vows NJ Will Rebuild After Superstorm Sandy

Mario Tama/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Residents along the East Coast are beginning to pick up the pieces after deadly superstorm Sandy devastated the most densely populated region in the country, with New Jersey experiencing “unthinkable” damage to its …

Gov. Chris Christie Vows NJ Will Rebuild After Superstorm Sandy

Gov. Chris Christie Vows NJ Will Rebuild After Superstorm Sandy

Mario Tama/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Residents along the East Coast are beginning to pick up the pieces after deadly superstorm Sandy devastated the most densely populated region in the country, with New Jersey experiencing “unthinkable” damage to its …

Gov. Chris Christie Vows NJ Will Rebuild After Superstorm Sandy

Gov. Chris Christie Vows NJ Will Rebuild After Superstorm Sandy

Mario Tama/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Residents along the East Coast are beginning to pick up the pieces after deadly superstorm Sandy devastated the most densely populated region in the country, with New Jersey experiencing “unthinkable” damage to its …

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