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  • Hurricane Sandy unravels into post-tropical storm as nears East Coast

    Hurricane Sandy unravels into post-tropical storm as nears East Coast
    What was once a powerful Hurricane Sandy lost tropical characteristics as it was on the verge of striking the U.S. East Coast near southern New Jersey or Delaware on Monday evening. Just the same, the storm poses extreme danger with howling winds,...
  • Coast Guard: O.C. Man Making Bogus Distress Calls

    Coast Guard: O.C. Man Making Bogus Distress Calls
    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- A Southern California boating community is outraged after the U.S. Coast Guard reported receiving many fake distress calls regarding sinking ships. Coast Guard officials say that hoax calls waste hundreds of thousands of...
  • Sandy claims 'Bounty' off North Carolina

    Sandy claims 'Bounty' off North Carolina
    Three people washed off their crippled ship and engulfed by Atlantic waters roiled by Hurricane Sandy scrambled for help on Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said, but only one of them made it to safety. When the HMS Bounty's crew members realized their lives...
  • Hurricane Sandy sinks famed movie ship off North Carolina coast; 2 crew members missing

    Hurricane Sandy sinks famed movie ship off North Carolina coast; 2 crew members missing
    Three people engulfed by the Hurricane Sandy-roiled Atlantic strove to reach a life raft after falling overboard Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said. But only one of them made it. When the HMS Bounty's crew members realized their lives were in danger off...
  • Tens of millions brace for Hurricane Sandy's approach

    Tens of millions brace for Hurricane Sandy's approach
    Tens of millions of people braced Monday for howling winds, torrential downpours and storm surges that authorities warned could bring devastation unlike anything they've seen. Hurricane Sandy could affect as many as 60 million people. "This is the...
  • Marathon CANCELED Amid Sandy Outcry; Con Ed Restoring Power to Manhattan; Christie Institutes 1970s-era Odd-Even Gas Rationing in 12 Counties

    Marathon CANCELED Amid Sandy Outcry; Con Ed Restoring Power to Manhattan; Christie Institutes 1970s-era Odd-Even Gas Rationing in 12 Counties
    The ING New York City Marathon has been canceled, the mayor's office confirmed Friday after taking heat from a legion of critics for holding the event even as a shocked and grieving city recovers from Hurricane Sandy. STORY: MARATHON CANCELED "While...
  • Sandy Claims Life of Former USC Song Girl on HMS Bounty

    Sandy Claims Life of Former USC Song Girl on HMS Bounty
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Sandy has claimed the life of a local woman who was a crew member on the HMS Bounty, which sunk off the coast of North Carolina on Monday. 42-year-old Claudene Christian's body was recovered by the U.S. Coast Guard on Monday...
  • Report: how big ships deal with big storms

    How do big ships fare in big storms? Forbes contributor gCaptain interviewed a captain about the peril storms like Sandy create for the world's big commercial ships. (Full story) “The term Safe Harbor doesn’t pertain to storms the size of...
  • Superstorm Sandy claims at least 50 lives

    Superstorm Sandy claims at least 50 lives
    They've lost their homes, their businesses and many are still stranded -- but residents in the hurricane-battered northeast are overcoming the after effects of Superstorm Sandy with a gritty resolve. "It's sort of like the transit strike a few years...
  • From The Boathouse: Equipment failure sank HMS Bounty

    Ahoy! Hurricane Sandy, aka Frankenstorm, brought a storm surge Monday that broke the high-water record at Battery Park in Lower Manhattan. The late-season hurricane slammed the Eastern Seaboard and hit land on the Jersey Shore. Once the hurricane is over...
  • PA-NY-NJ picking up after Hurricane Sandy's epic devastation

    PA-NY-NJ picking up after Hurricane Sandy's epic devastation
    The sodden, wind-blown tri-state region of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania began an arduous journey back to normal on Wednesday after mammoth storm Sandy killed at least 82 people in a rampage that swamped coastal cities and cut power to millions...
  • GAS Being Delivered Via Mobile Fuel Stations; POWER Returning To Manhattan; 80% SUBWAY Service Restored; MARATHON Canceled; NJ CHRISTIE Establishes EVEN-ODD GAS System

    GAS Being Delivered Via Mobile Fuel Stations; POWER Returning To Manhattan; 80% SUBWAY Service Restored; MARATHON Canceled; NJ CHRISTIE Establishes EVEN-ODD GAS System
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday the U.S. Department Of Defense in conjunction with the National Guard has establish emergency mobile fuel stations around the city, according to the Associated Press. Free gasoline is being rationed out to emergency...