Wednesday, October 31, 2012


  • Eliot Spitzer on Hurricane #Sandy: "The preparations have not been made ...

    Today on CNN's The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, chairman of New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority Joe Lhota spoke with CNN's Wolf Blitzer about the standing water in the subway system, "I'm not concerned about the water sitting there that long.

  • Cuomo declares transportation emergency, free transit fares

    Are you there? Send your stories and photos to CNN iReport but stay safe. [Updated 10:32 p.m.] New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declares a transportation emergency Wednesday and authorizes the Department of Transportation to waive fares through Friday ...

  • Michigan poll: Obama 48% – Romney 42%

    (CNN) - A new poll released Wednesday indicates President Barack Obama has a six-point advantage over Mitt Romney in Michigan.

  • Jersey joust: Atlantic City mayor hits back at Gov. Christie

    (CNN) - Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford on Tuesday swung back at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's recent jabs suggesting the mayor failed to enforce state-issued evacuation orders ahead of Superstorm Sandy.

  • Battleground Blog: Ohio's senators weigh in on Romney Jeep ad controversy

    EDITOR'S NOTE: CNN has sent dozens of reporters, producers, contributors and correspondents to the key battleground states to cover the final days of the 2012 election.

  • Experts warn of superstorm era to come

    They're telling us we shouldn't be surprised that this 900-mile-wide monster marched up the East Coast this week paralyzing cities and claiming scores of lives.

  • CNN's GUT CHECK for October 31, 2012

    The fold-out brochure, which landed in Iowa mailboxes last week and was provided to CNN by a Des Moines-area voter, draws a series of contrasts between Obama and Mitt Romney on the issues of abortion, same-sex marriage and insurance coverage for ...

  • Politics can't scare off Ryan from his appointed Halloween rounds

    Janesville, Wisconsin (CNN) - Even in an election year, Republican vice presidential hopeful Paul Ryan stuck to a family trick-or-treat tradition.

  • Sistine Chapel ceiling turns 500 years old

    (CNN)– Michelangelo's fresco on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, one of the world's most iconic pieces of art, will celebrate its 500th anniversary on Wednesday in Vatican City.

  • New York hospital evacuating hundreds of patients after storm cuts power

    New York (CNN) -- Dozens of ambulances lined up Wednesday to evacuate hundreds of patients from a New York hospital that lost power during Superstorm Sandy.

  • Huge plugs could have spared subways from flooding, developers say

    Washington (CNN) -- Huge inflatable plugs -- now being developed by the federal government to protect subway tunnels from terrorist attacks -- likely could have saved some of New York's subway tunnels from storm-related flooding, according to plug ...

  • 'Jersey Shore' cast on Sandy devastation

    With New Jersey "seeing the worst crisis it's seen in a long time," as Newark Mayor Cory Booker told CNN Wednesday, the MTV reality stars who came to fame from their time spent in Seaside Heights say they're devastated over the damage done to their ...

  • My Faith: Reclaiming Halloween's religious roots Sistine Chapel ceiling turns ...

    Editor's note: Christine Hoff Kraemer is managing editor of the Pagan Channel and an instructor in Theology and Religious History at Cherry Hill Seminary.

  • Poll: Obama leads in Wisconsin

    (CNN) - A new poll of likely voters in Wisconsin shows President Barack Obama with an eight point lead over Republican nominee Mitt Romney in the state.

  • Victims fall to Mother Nature's wrath

    (CNN) -- Roots ripped out of the ground as the large oak tree fell toward Olga Raymond's front door. With it came a power line.

  • How giant tunnels protect Tokyo from flood threat

    Tokyo (CNN) -- On the outskirts of Tokyo, behind a small government building, underneath a soccer field and skateboard park, sits a remarkable feat of engineering.

  • 7 ways to manage stress in a disaster

    Editor's note: CNN contributor Amanda Enayati ponders the theme of seeking serenity: The quest for well-being and life balance in stressful times.

  • TRENDING: Biden: 'You'll vote for me in 2016'

    Sarasota, Florida (CNN) - Did Vice President Joe Biden court his first voter Wednesday for a possible 2016 presidential bid?

  • Man faces fallout for spreading false Sandy reports on Twitter

    (CNN) -- As Superstorm Sandy slammed into the East Coast on Monday night, one Twitter user in New York City posted a flurry of alarming reports about fallout from the storm -- from plans to shut down all power in Manhattan to floodwaters pouring into ...

  • Is loyalty Barcelona's greatest strength?

    When Lionel Messi declared this week, at the relatively young age of 25, that he wants to spend the rest of his career at Barcelona, it provided an insight as to why the Spanish club has dominated world football in recent years.

Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

  • Soldiers Guard the Tomb of Unknowns During Hurricane Sandy

    An inspirational picture making the rounds on the Internet today is reminding people of the service of the elite soldiers who guard Arlington Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknowns in any kind of weather, even during Hurricane Sandy. That the picture was ...

  • Despite Sandy, soldiers guard Tomb of Unknown Soldier

    As conditions relating to Hurricane Sandy worsen along the East Coast, Soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Regiment will continue to guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Virginia's Arlington National Cemetery throughout - although they won't be exposed to ...

  • Tomb of Unknown Soldier Guarded During Sandy

    Tomb of Unknown Soldier Guarded During Sandy. Before the cemetery was closed for the day, Spc. Brett Hyde, Tomb Sentinel, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), keeps guard over the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier as Hurricane Sandy approaches.

  • Guard at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier stands fast as Sandy approaches

    The sentinels at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier don't get days off, and they aren't interested in taking them, thank you very much.

  • Soldiers remain at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier through Superstorm

    (WTVR) - A picture of guards standing at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery is being re-tweeted around the internet as Hurricane Sandy dumps rain on Virginia.

  • The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    Spc. Brett Hyde, Tomb Sentinel, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), keeping guard over the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during Hurricane Sandy, at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Oct. 29, 2012. Just like the Sentinel's Creed says "Through the ...

  • Sentinels Stand Guard at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Despite Weather

    Pictures of the sentinels at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington, D.C., standing guard during an early rain band from Hurricane Sandy went viral online Monday - including one that was taken weeks before the storm.

  • Soldiers guarding Tomb of Unknowns refuse to abandon in face of hurricane

    Soldiers guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers in Arlington National Cemetery have refused to abandon their post in the face of Hurricane Sandy today.

  • When duty calls: Sandy can't stop them

    Spc. Brett Hyde guards The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in suburban Washington, D.C. on Monday just prior to the arrival of Hurricane Sandy.

  • Photo of Honor Guards at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Amid Storm Leaves ...

    Web users were in awe Monday morning of an image showing Honor Guards standing on duty at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in the face of adverse weather as Hurricane Sandy bore down on the East Coast.

  • Hurricane Sandy: Guards keep watch at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (VIDEO)

    Spc. Brett Hyde, Tomb Sentinel, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), maintains his vigil during Hurricane Sandy while guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Oct., 29, 2012. In 1948 the Old Guard assumed the ...

  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers Stand Guard During Hurricane Sandy

    Soldiers who were from the 3rd Infantry Regiment assigned stand infront of the the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and guard it were still standing as strong winds and heavy rain pelted their bodies in Washington D.C.

  • Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier Viral Photo Not Actually From Hurricane Sandy ...

    But the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier photo, which shows three men standing guard at the Arlington National Cemetery site during a downpour, was apparently first taken by a photographer named Karin Markert on September 18, 2012.

  • Photo of guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in storm goes viral

    This photo of soldiers guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the rain has gone viral over social media especially Facebook in advance of Hurricane Sandy.

  • Everything Else In DC May Be Shut Down, But Not The Tomb Of The Unknown ...

    To serve as a Sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery is considered one of the greatest honors in the military.

  • As Hurricane Approaches Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier Guards Stand Watch

    The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was erected following World War I to honor the memory of unidentified US Soldiers killed during war.

  • Storm rumors flood social media sites

    The story of Hurricane Sandy unfolded quickly on social media: a poignant photo of soldiers standing guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a picture of a giant wave slamming into the Statue of Liberty and TV reports that 3 feet of water flooded the ...

  • Oops! National Review's Greg Pollowitz Fooled By Fake, Viral Sandy Photograph

    One of whom was National Review's Greg Pollowitz. Pollowitz posted a photo on National Review yesterday of soldiers in the rain guarding Arlington Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. "Photo of U.S. Marines guarding the Tomb of the Unknowns from ...

  • Soldiers Stand Guard At Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier Despite Sandy (PHOTO)

    Soldiers continued to stand guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetary, dedicated to the common memories of all soldiers killed in any war, as the first major rain bands from Hurricane Sandy began to lash Washington, D.C.

  • Tomb of the Unknown sentinel stands in face of Sandy

    tombsentinel640.jpg. Spc. Brett Hyde, Tomb Sentinel, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), keeps guard over the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during Hurricane Sandy at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Oct. 29, 2012. (Courtesy U.S. Army/Sgt. Jose A.

Weather Channel

  • Weather Channel leads cable news ratings with Sandy coverage

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Viewers looking for an update as Hurricane Sandy approached the U.S. East Coast made The Weather Channel the most-watched cable news channel on Sunday. An average of more than 1.4 million people watched The Weather ...

  • Sandy live video: Watch live streaming Weather Channel video of Hurricane ...

    The center of the broad swath, with a size that has been compared to that of a large nation, was 50 miles east-northeast of Pittsburgh at 11 p.m.

  • CNN, Weather Channel Falsely Report NYSE Flooding During Hurricane Sandy

    At around the same time, CNN meteorologist Chad Myers and The Weather Channel's Bryan Norcross reported that there was up to three feet of water flooding the building, which has been closed due to Hurricane Sandy.

  • CNN, Weather Channel inaccurately report that New York Stock Exchange is ...

    During Monday night's coverage of damage due to storm system Sandy, both CNN and the Weather Channel inaccurately reported that the New York Stock Exchange was under three feet of water.

  • Hurricane Sandy Apps: Weather Channel, Red Cross And More Help You Track ...

    When in doubt, pull out your smartphone -- particularity when it comes to impending weather events. Hurricane Sandy is bearing down on the New York City area, meaning it might be time to start downloading a few apps via your smartphone or tablet ...

  • Sandy live video coverage, new photos: Watch Weather Channel live streaming ...

    ... new photos: Watch Weather Channel live streaming hurricane video blog. subway_20121030053622_JPG. Superstorm Sandy descended on the northeast with a fury that had even veteran weather watchers scratching their heads, marveling at its power.

  • LIVE: Weather Channel coverage of Hurricane...

    WASHINGTON ‹ Planes that would normally be parked at East Coast lined up in Denver. Air traffic was down in Chicago. Port closures disrupted cruise traffic for vacationers.

  • KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Girl says 10-year-old ...

    KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Girl says 10-year-old brother planned to kill dad. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out.

  • KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - President Obama: 'We're ...

    President Barack Obama is telling New Jersey residents devastated by a massive storm that "we're going to be here for the long haul.

  • Weather Channel Exec Surveys Damage to Mark Seliger's Studio, Battery Park

    "I was joking with my friends from Seattle on Sunday," The Weather Channel's SVP of Marketing and recent New York transplant Eric Hadley told The Observer.

  • KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Harden and Rockets ...

    KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Harden and Rockets agree to 5-year, $80M deal. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out.

  • KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Air Force Academy brawl ...

    KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Air Force Academy brawl injures 27 cadets. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out.

  • KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Obama tours storm ...

    KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Obama tours storm damage, Romney mutes rhetoric. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out.

  • KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - San Francisco goes ...

    KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - San Francisco goes orange, black for Giants parade. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out.

  • KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Maryland pro wins ...

    KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Maryland pro wins WSOP title, $8.53M. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out.

  • KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Nets-Knicks opener in ...

    KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Nets-Knicks opener in Brooklyn postponed. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out.

  • KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Mayor says NYC ...

    KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Mayor says NYC Marathon to go on in wake of Sandy. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out.

  • KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Guard delivers food ...

    KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Guard delivers food, water to flooded NJ city. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out.

  • Another Superstorm casualty: Trick-or-treating

    KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Another Superstorm casualty: Trick-or-treating. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out.

  • KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video - Justices: Do drug ...

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Taco Bell

  • Taco Bell gives away free Doritos Locos Tacos after World Series

    Taco Bell is giving out free Doritos Locos Tacos nationwide Tuesday afternoon in honor of the World Series, which the San Francisco Giants won in a four-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers.

  • Breaking Brad: Free Taco Bell and its impact on the election

    On Tuesday, Taco Bell gave away millions of free tacos as part of a promotion with Major League Baseball. Americans have the Giants' Angel Pagan to thank, who stole second base in Game 2. In a big surprise, the front-runner for president of the U.S.

  • Taco Bell burglary case bound over

    In Henry County Magistrate Court Wednesday, Detective Tim Ferguson said someone broke into Taco Bell by entering the drive-through window and took three cash registers with about $900 inside out the same way.

  • Taco Bell Gives Away Free Tacos

    Some people still managed to head south of the border on Tuesday, despite the conditions, for a free Doritos Locos at Taco Bell. Tuesday's giveaway was part of a promotion for the World Series. It became "Free Taco Day" at Taco Ball when Angel Pagans ...

  • Angel Pagan worked the drive-thru window at Taco Bell and gave away free tacos

    Giants center fielder Angel Pagan provided free tacos for the whole country by stealing second base in Game 2 of the World Series as part of a Taco Bell promotion. Yesterday was the day for everyone to come claim their tacos and Pagan spent the ...

  • It's Free Taco Tuesday at Taco Bell

    In perhaps the only good thing - from Detroit's perspective - to result from the Giants' 2-0 World Series victory last Thursday, everyone in America can claim a free Doritos Locos Taco from 2-6 p.m.

  • Angel Pagan and Taco Bell team up for World Series promotion

    San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan was the celebrity server at a Redwood City Taco Bell restaurant as part of a promotion by the fast food chain's World Series promotion.

  • Free 'Doritos Locos' Taco at Taco Bell Today, Thanks to an Angel

    Per the terms of Taco Bell's giveaway promotion, Pagan's aggressive base-running meant that the chain would soon be giving away Doritos Locos Tacos to all customers.

  • Free tacos draw crowd to Taco Bell

    After Pagan stole second base during Game 2 of the World Series, fast-food restaurant Taco Bell made good on its pledge to give away millions of free "Doritos Locos" tacos from 2 to 6 p.m.

  • Taco Bell Cheers Giants World Series Win with Free Doritos Locos Tacos

    Take Taco Bell. Thanks to a stolen base by Angel Pagan of the Giants during Game 2 of the Series, Taco Bell is planning a US-wide promotion tomorrow with MLB (assuming Hurricane Sandy doesn't blow it off-course) in which anyone in America can swing ...

  • Taco Bell Crime of the Week: Drunk Customer Starts High-Speed Pursuit!

    Given the many intoxicated and high people who patronize Taco Bell, I'm surprised more high-speed pursuits don't involve the Bell in one form or another, especially in Southern California.

  • Patch Clips: SF Giant Angel Pagan Drives Crowds Crazy at Taco Bell

    It was all part of the deal Taco Bell made that, if any Giants player stole a base during any of the World Series games, Taco Bell would give out free Doritos Locos tacos to customers. Since Pagan stole second base during Game 2, it was only fitting he ...

  • Line Out the Door for Taco Bell Giveway

    Taco Bell gave away a free taco to all customers who requested one during a four-hour span Tuesday because San Francisco Giants outfielder Angel Pagan stole a base during the World Series.

  • Taco Bell to hand out free tacos after World Series base stolen

    Students are sure to be flocking to the Strip to snatch up their free Doritos Locos taco on Tuesday as Taco Bell fulfills its promise to give a free taco to everyone in the United States if a base was stolen during the World Series.

  • Taco Bell Offering Free Tacos Today For Stolen Base in World Series

    No purchase necessary. Subject to official rules found in-store and online Eligible consumers can obtain their free Doritos® Locos Tacos on Oct. 30 only.

  • Smithtown and Taco Bell officials argue over plans for eatery revamp

    Smithtown Town planners and an attorney for Taco Bell argued last week over the fast-food chain's plans to revamp its Nesconset restaurant.

  • Taco Bell To Give Out Free Doritos Locos Tacos Today

    From 2 to 6 p.m. today, Taco Bell will be giving customers a free Doritos Locos Taco. The fast-food chain had promised fans that if any player stole a base during the World Series, it would declare today Free Taco Tuesday.

  • Free Doritos® Locos Tacos for America Today, Oct. 30 From 2-6 pm Local Time

    (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Major League Baseball and Taco Bell® fans were hungry for a stolen base during the 2012 World Series for a big reason - free Taco Bell Doritos® Locos Tacos. Now, thanks to Angel Pagan of the San Francisco Giants and his late inning ...

  • Deals: Free Doritos Locos Tacos at Taco Bell on Tuesday

    It's all part of a Taco Bell's "Steal a Base, Steal a Taco" promotion that promised to give away the free tacos if any player stole a base during the World Series, which wrapped up Sunday night when the Giants swept the Detroit Tigers in four games ...

  • Taco Bell Giving Away Free Doritos Locos Tacos

    Thanks to Angel Pagan of the San Francisco Giants, Taco Bell fans nationwide have a chance to enjoy a free Doritos Locos Taco on Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 2-6 p.m.

Hurricane Sandy update

  • Hurricane Sandy Update: New York struggles back 2 days after killer storm

    October 31, 2012 (BRIGANTINE, N.J.) -- Flights resumed, but slowly. The New York Stock Exchange got back to business, but on generator power.

  • Are Humans to Blame? Science Is Out

    From the darkened living rooms of Lower Manhattan to the wave-battered shores of Lake Michigan, the question is occurring to millions of people at once: Did the enormous scale and damage from Hurricane Sandy have anything to do with climate change?

  • Video highlights of Hurricane Sandy

    Hurricane Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mile-per-hour winds on Oct. 29. But just as the hurricane seemed to be ending, two N.J.

  • Hurricane Sandy Shows the Stark Choice in This Election

    After watching the images of devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy, all of our thoughts and prayers are with the families affected by this terrible disaster and the brave first responders working day and night to help them.

  • Hurricane Sandy: Updates from the Christie Administration

    Consumers who suspect price gouging or any other violation of consumer protection laws, particularly as a result of Hurricane Sandy, are urged to call the Division of Consumer Affairs at 1-800-242-5846. (NOTE: A different number was provided yesterday, ...

  • Hurricane Sandy: New Jersey Filled with Scenes of Devastation

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and President Barack Obama toured the state and took in aerial views of the mass devastation aboard Marine 1 Wednesday.

  • Hurricane Sandy Updates: Monster storm dealt blow to some businesses ...

    Hurricane Sandy Updates: Monster storm dealt blow to some businesses, boosted others. By Adrienne LaFrance. Digital First Media / Mercury Newsmercurynews.

  • Hurricane Sandy forces postponement of Nets-Knicks season opener Thursday ...

    With a twinge of disappointment then, but with a full dose of realism as the region adjusts to life after Hurricane Sandy, the Nets accepted New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's decision Wednesday to place Thursday's season opener on hold.

  • Hurricane Sandy Animal Rescues: 11 Amazing Photos Of Pets Saved From ...

    Hurricane Sandy Animal Rescues: 11 Amazing Photos Of Pets Saved From Danger (SLIDESHOW). By Sarah Medina Posted: 10/31/2012 4:54 pm EDT Updated: 10/31/2012 5:23 pm EDT ... As Hurricane Sandy wanes and the East Coast goes into repair mode, images and ...

  • In Hurricane Sandy's Wake, NYC Small Businesses Improvise

    In Hurricane Sandy's Wake, NYC Small Businesses Improvise. AP | By MAE ANDERSON Posted: 10/31/2012 5:18 pm EDT Updated: 10/31/2012 5:41 pm EDT. reddit stumble · Share on Google+. Hurricane Sandy Nyc ... Sandy 2012, Hurricane Sandy 2012, Hurricane Sandy ...

  • Hurricane Sandy's death toll in New York City rises to 24

    The bodies of four hurricane victims were discovered Wednesday on Staten Island, pushing the death total from the killer storm to 24 across the city.

  • Cubans Also Need Help to Recover From Hurricane Sandy

    Hurricane Sandy has devastated the city of Santiago de Cuba and caused severe damage in several towns in the east of the country.

  • Hurricane Sandy: Snooki, 'Jersey Shore' Cast Distressed Over Seaside Heights

    The cast released statements to MTV sending the residents in Seaside Heights their condolences and best wishes to those hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy, is reporting. Debris, damage, and lingering floodwaters have hindered recovery ...

  • Did God send Hurricane Sandy?

    When natural disasters like Hurricane Sandy hit, there is usually a groundswell of theologizing which "explains" how the death and destruction are a punishment from God, and typically for a very specific sin or set of sins.

  • Hurricane Sandy power outages: signs of progress in some states

    Power is being restored faster in the aftermath of hurricane Sandy than it was after hurricane Irene, suggesting that utilities learned some lessons from last year's storm and may have been better prepared this time.

  • Hurricane Sandy: Life without power

    Two full days after Superstorm Sandy ripped through the Northeast, most Americans who lost power tried to make the best of a situation that was beyond their control while utilities struggled to restore electricity - a massive job they warned could ...

  • New Jersey Is Reeling From Punch by a Storm

    HOBOKEN, N.J. - New Jersey was reeling on Wednesday from the impact of Hurricane Sandy, which has caused catastrophic flooding here in Hoboken and in other New York City suburbs, destroyed entire neighborhoods across the state and wiped out ...

  • Hurricane Sandy forces Red Bulls, D.C. United to switch home dates for playoff ...

    Hurricane Sandy's impact on New Jersey has caused Major League Soccer to have the Red Bulls and D.C. United flip-flop the teams' home playoff dates in their first round playoff series, meaning the first leg will now be played at RFK Stadium in ...

  • Hurricane Sandy Travel Updates for October 31, 2012

    A bit of good news as the northeast works to return to normal after Hurricane Sandy: Two of the biggest airports serving New York—John F. Kennedy and Newark Liberty International—have reopened, according to the Associated Press.

  • Families return to Breezy Point after devastating fire during Hurricane Sandy ...

    Families return to Breezy Point after devastating fire during Hurricane Sandy destroys 111 houses. Though there were only a few minor injuries reported among residents and firefighters, officials have not ruled out the possibility that there may have ...


  • Peco continues to restore power to 121000 Montgomery County customers

    NORRISTOWN - In Montgomery County Peco Energy work crews have restored power to 54,000 customers in the past 24 hours leaving 121,000 Montgomery County customers without power.

  • Out-of-town crews labor to restore power to Peco customers

    They got down to work to help Peco Energy Co. rebuild a distribution system devastated by the mighty storm. Sandy interrupted electrical service for more than half of Peco's 1.6 million customers, an unprecedented number of outages, and the restoration ...

  • No power yet for 2.8M in Pa., N.J.

    A record-shattering 850,000 customers - more than half of Peco's 1.6 million - lost power at some point during the storm, so more than more half of the disconnected have been reconnected.

  • PECO warns power could be out for a week

    Hurricane Sandy's still affecting the power grid with more than 470,000 tri-county area residents without power Wednesday, some of whom could wait a week to see the return of their electricity.

  • PECO works to restore power in Montco after Sandy

    -October 31, 2012 (WPVI) -- Governor Tom Corbett chose to visit Dresher, Montgomery County - the site where power line repair crews are working to restore service.

  • UPDATE: PECO Crews Moving Into Central Bucks

    "The fact that PECO trucks aren't being seen in the borough doesn't indicate that they're not working. We want them working over there" on the Buckingham circuits, Davis said.

  • Towns slowly getting power back

    PECO trucks arrived in the borough Wednesday morning and have managed to get power on the west and south wards and a good portion of the north ward, he said.

  • Sandy Considered Worst Storm in PECO History

    PECO released an update earlier today stating that the widespead damage of Hurricane Sandy along the East Coast caused power interruptions to more than 850,000 PECO Customers -more than any other storm in company history - and expects the ...

  • Repair crew from Florida helps PECO with storm

    At 6 p.m. Monday, more than 25 trucks from Team Fishel equipped to make big repairs all over the southwestern portion of Chester County arrived at Harmony Park, ready to get orders from PECO. Team Fishel is contracted by PECO to respond to ...

  • Fires Break Out When Trying to Restore Power

    Right now, PECO has an "electric strike" team currently set up in the Trevose Shopping Center that are trying to get a "good assessment" of damage before turning the power back on, Oettinger said.

  • PECO: It could take a week to restore power

    PECO Energy says it expects it could take up to a week to restore power to everyone in the wake of a megastorm moving across the state.

  • STORM COVERAGE: Power partially restored, roads being cleared in aftermath ...

    Tuesday morning, PECO's website was reporting more than 50,000 outages in each of the five counties in the Philadelphia region.

  • Trick-or-Treat Activities Postponed Until Wednesday Nov. 7

    Since PECO is still estimating that 70 percent of homes in the township are without power, and many areas have not been cleaned up yet, trick-or-treating should be postponed, a message on the township's website explained.

  • Nearly 140000 Montco Residents Without Power

    PECO said it could not pinpoint how many Hatboro and Horsham residents were still without power. Its outage map shows that between 1,501-3,500 of the company's 3,800 Hatboro customers are without power, while more than 3,500 of PECO's 10,800 ...

  • UPDATE: Route 202 Still Closed

    New Britain Borough still is awaiting the arrival of a PECO or PennDOT crew to tackle the tree down across Route 202 near Keeley Avenue, borough mayor David Holewinski said Wednesday.

  • Upper Merion woman dies from carbon monoxide poisoning

    The hardest hit townships in central Montgomery County were East Norriton, Lower Providence, Upper Merion, West Norriton, Lower Merion and Whitpain, where more than 3,500 Peco customers were without power in each township. Norristown, Plymouth ...

  • Lower Merion schools in session Thurs. except Harriton

    PECO has been working to restore power in school buildings and is confident that all schools, except Harriton, will have power by morning, officials said late Wednesday.

  • More than 350000 still without power

    About 375,000 PECO customers still don't have electricity and nearly 78 percent of them are in Bucks and Montgomery counties, according to information provided by PECO spokeswoman Martha Phan. About 165,000 customers in Bucks County and 125,000 ...

  • Hurricane Sandy Pounds Philadelphia Region; Interrupts Service to More Than ...

    PECO has mobilized more than 3,000 employees, contractors and out-of-state crews to respond to the devastating effects of this storm.

  • Peco Energy ready for power outages in Montgomery ...

    PLYMOUTH - With Hurricane Sandy promising 65-mile-per-hour winds for later on Monday night Peco Energy officials have assembled 1,500 field personnel to deal with the expected power outages this week.


  • PSE&G crews furiously working to clean facility to get power back to thousands

    NEWARK - Now that the floodwaters have receded from the Public Service Electric & Gas switching station in Newark, crews are painstakingly cleaning the sprawling facility so power can begin to be restored to the thousands of customers the facility serves.

  • PSE&G: 293K still without power in Bergen, Passaic counties

    More than 293,000 Bergen and Passaic customers remain without power, the three utilities that serve the counties said Wednesday, as Public Service Electric & Gas Co.

  • PSE&G Restores Power To 30% Of Affected Customers

    The worst storm in PSE&G's history caused major flooding of substations, damaged power lines and other equipment. Tuesday, the utility successfully brought three flooded substations back on line, allowing major circuits to be restored to the cities of ...

  • PSEG 'Developing a Repair Plan' for Salem Nuclear Plant - Spokesman

    PSEG 'Developing a Repair Plan' for Salem Nuclear Plant - Spokesman. By Ryan Tracy. WASHINGTON--Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG) is "developing a repair plan" for the Salem nuclear power plant in New Jersey after water pumps at the station ...

  • PSE&G: About 900000 still without power from high of 1.7M customers

    TRENTON - PSE&G reported late this afternoon that as of 5 p.m. approximately 900,000 customers remained without power out of an estimated 1.7 million affected by Hurricane Sandy.

  • No Estimates from PSE&G on Restoration

    PSE&G doesn't know when you will have power. However, there is an explanation as to why you're told "Nov. 5" as the date to expect it back when you call the company's feedback line.

  • PSE&G restores power to Newark less than 24 hours after blackout

    NEWARK - New Jersey's most populous city has power back less than 24 hours after Hurricane Sandy delivered a knockout blow Monday night.

  • PSE&G to Distribute Water, Ice at Garden State Plaza

    All PSEG customers who can traverse their way to Garden State Plaza on Wednesday will be able to receive free water and ice from the electric company on a first come, first serve basis.

  • PSEG: Power May Not be Restored for 10 Days in Some Areas

    PSEG officials Wednesday afternoon said restoring power to most customers without eletricity, including in Essex and Bergen counties, may take anywhere from 7 to 10 days -- until next Friday at the latest -- while a few isolated pockets may take even ...

  • PSE&G won't be in Montclair until Friday, township officials say

    PSE&G crews will not be arriving in Montclair until Friday at the earliest to remove trees from the streets and restore power, Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson and Deputy Mayor Robert Russo told The Montclair Times.

  • PSE&G has no estimate when power will be restored for some 75 percent of ...

    Some 75 percent of Jersey City residents remain without power, and at press conference this afternoon, a PSE&G spokesman made no promises as to when power would be restored.

  • Maplewood's Power Not Expected Back Soon, Mayor Says

    "I am even more disappointed" than before at PSE&G's most recent estimates of when power will be restored to Maplewood Township, said Mayor Vic DeLuca.

  • PSEG CEO: Recovery Slow and Painstaking Process

    PSEG CEO: Recovery Slow and Painstaking Process. Advertisement. Details. Description. PSEG CEO Ralph Izzo on the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

  • NJ Bayway refinery power seen restored in 1-2 days-PSE&G

    ... Oct 30, 2012 11:10am EDT. Oct 30 (Reuters) - Utility operator PSE&G expects to restore power to Phillips 66's 238,000-barrel-per-day Bayway refinery in Linden, New Jersey, in 24 to 48 hours, PSE&G president Ralph La Rossa told journalists on Tuesday.

  • Sandy leaves Clifton in the dark

    Officials with Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) said on Wednesday afternoon that 63,355 customers are without services in Passaic County, adding there is no breakdown specific to Clifton or any other municipality.

  • In Paterson, this time lack of power, not flooding, the issue

    "We have no flooding whatsoever, no concerns of that nature," Jones said. "But what concerns us now is that the equivalent of the flooding is the power outages.

  • Schools Remain Closed as Bloomfield Battles Power Outages

    While power to pockets of town have slowly been restored, efforts have been hindered by coordination between tree-removal services and PSE&G crews, which must give clearance before branches near power lines are tampered with. Restoration of most ...

  • Spot The PSE&G Truck And Win

    Are you seeing a PSE&G truck in Verona today? Take a picture and email it to, text it to 973-632-4015 or post it to our Facebook page.

  • PSE&G: More Than 10000 Homes Without Power in Union County

    Residents all over Union County are reporting power outages, with between 500 and 2,000 customers in the dark now in Westfield as Hurricane Sandy blows into town, according to PSE&G. Power on Woodland Avenue has been out since approximately 3:30 ...

  • Booker: Large Swaths of Newark Still Without Electricity

    During a conference call with reporters around 5 pm Wednesday, PSEG president Ralph Larossa said the company is working on the Essex switching station, infrastructure wiped out by a tidal surge during the hurricane.

NJ Transit

  • Most NJ Transit bus service to return on Thursday

    Bus service will return to most NJ Transit routes Thursday, more than three days after being suspended in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy, officials said tonight.

  • NJ Transit May Not Run Train That Brings 10000 to Giants Game

    New Jersey Transit hasn't yet determined whether there was damage to the 2 1/4-mile track that runs from Frank R. Lautenberg Rail Station in Secaucus, New Jersey, to the stadium in East Rutherford, according to N.J. Transit spokesman Nancy Snyder.

  • NJ transit slowly resumes, Seaside Heights hard hit

    Manhattan-bound ferries were to resume running Wednesday morning, as were New Jersey Transit buses in Camden. PATCO trains to Philadelphia resumed service late Tuesday.

  • NJ Transit assessing damage

    Associated Press. NEWARK, N.J. - New Jersey Transit officials are assessing the damage Sandy did to its tracks and rail bridges.

  • No NJ Transit, No Decamp, and Still No Power

    NJ Transit train/light rail service and PATH remain suspended and NYC Subway service, too. As of this morning, public and private bus service (Decamp) is still suspended in Port Authority.

  • NJTransit Service Suspended, With Major Storm Damage

    Power lines and trees fell onto railway tracks across the state, several bridges were damaged from storm surges, facilities suffered flooding and sections of NJTransit's North Jersey Coast Line were washed away, said James Simpson, commissioner of the ...

  • Small Signs of Recovery as Tri-State Struggles to Clean Up from Sandy

    Mass transit slowly began running, two major airports reopened and trading resumed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, while across the river in New Jersey, National Guardsmen rushed to rescue flood victims and fires still raged two ...

  • Waiting game: Airlines to resume flights; no NJ Transit service

    Sandy's death grip on travel here is expected to ease today as roads are cleared and airlines and some regional rail service resume normal schedules.

  • Amtrak service to NYC expected to resume Friday

    NJ Transit rail service remains suspended, although the agency announced tonight that most bus routes will be restored Thursday.

  • Rail Still Suspended, Bus Service Limited to Camden

    The bus lines are part of a slow but steady restart of NJ TRANSIT's service following Hurricane Sandy, announced the same day as the 3 p.m.

  • Most NJ rail, bus service remains grounded; limited flights out of Newark airport

    Beginning at 3 p.m. today, light rail vehicles will run once again on NJ Transit's River Line between the Walter Rand Transportation Center in Camden and the Trenton Transit Center, officials said.

  • NJ Transit bus service resumes in South Jersey, River Line still down

    Problems continue to plague NJ Transit's rail system as its Rail Operations Center flooded as a result of Sandy. The computer system which controls train movement and its power supply sustained damage.

  • Nearly All NJ TRANSIT Service Still Suspended; Agency Releases Sandy ...

    NJ TRANSIT's Rail Operations Center—the central nervous system of the railroad—was engulfed in water, which damaged backup power supply systems, the emergency generator, and the computer system that controls the movement of trains and power ...

  • NJ Transit System badly affected by Hurricane Sandy

    Hurricane Sandy leaves with unprecedented devastation and disrupts usual life especially for commuters in NJ as the transit system was badly affected. According to the officials, New Jersey's mass-transit system will remain suspended until further notice.

  • NJ Transit service, PATH remains suspended

    From north to south, all NJ Transit trains, buses and light rail systems remained closed late Tuesday, meaning commuters and other transit-dependent North Jerseyans will have to find alternate means to get around.

  • NJ Transit suffered 'unprecedented devastation' in wake of Sandy

    Star-Ledger file photo The NJ Transit system experienced "unprecedented devastation" in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the state transportation commissioner said today in a statement.

  • NJ Transit Reopens River Line Light Rail, No Timetable For Commuter Rail

    NJ Transit has no timetable for the return of commuter rail service as their Rail Operation Center was flooded out, damaging backup power supplies, the emergency generator and the computer system that controls the movement of trains and power supply.

  • History will remember Hurricane Sandy

    Winds that reached 89 miles per hour toppled power infrastructure to an extent never before seen, disrupted cellular communications statewide and NJ Transit said state transit infrastructure was crippled. Each could take days to repair, if not longer ...

  • MTA and New Jersey Transit Hurricane Sandy Update When Will Subway and ...

    As Hurricane Sandy barrells down on the Northeast, every New York and New Jersey sweatpants-wearing shut-in is wondering, "When will the public transit reopen?" Seven New York subway tunnels under the east river have flooded after last night's storm.

  • NJ Transit buses to resume in Camden

    NJ Transit buses to resume in Camden. Print Email. 2012-10-30T19:47:08Z 2012-10-30T21:09:48Z NJ Transit buses to resume in CamdenThe Associated Press The Associated Press.

Seaside Heights

  • "Jersey Shore's" Seaside Heights hit hard by Superstorm Sandy

    Seaside Height's, N.J., the town that for millions became synonymous with MTV's reality TV show "Jersey Shore" was among the hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy - and its famous summer residents sent their prayers to those affected.

  • NJ transit slowly resumes, Seaside Heights hard hit

    Besides ravaging beaches, the storm swept homes off their foundations in some coastal communities, wrecked some boardwalks and knocked amusement park rides from piers in Seaside Heights. By Tuesday, access was still restricted onto barrier islands ...

  • Superstorm Sandy Wipes Out Seaside Heights, NJ

    Hurricane Sandy: New Jersey Beach Town Under Water. New Jersey National Guard helicopter shows devastated Seaside Heights, N.J.

  • Seaside Heights receives first major move of rescue vehicles

    SEASIDE HEIGHTS - The first major move into Seaside Heights took place this morning with a convoy of construction vehicles, State Police, the National Guard emergency management and urban rescue tractor trailers.

  • VIDEO: Seaside Heights beachfront amusement park wrecked by Hurricane Sandy

    VIDEO: Seaside Heights beachfront amusement park wrecked by Hurricane Sandy. Seaside Heights in Ocean County, New Jersey New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says the devastation on the Jersey shore is unthinkable.

  • Seaside Heights destroyed by Sandy but 'Jersey Shore' house ok

    The coastal New Jersey town of Seaside Heights was majorly damaged by the wrath of Hurricane-turned-Superstorm Sandy, but at least one notable building remains in tact: The vacation home used by "Jersey Shore" for the past four years.

  • Sandy Aftermath: Ruptured Gas Lines Worry Seaside Heights, New Jersey

    Aside from widespread power outages and flooding that is reaching doorsteps, residents stranded in Seaside Heights, N.J., are worried about another danger: ruptured gas lines.

  • Aerial images of Hurricane Sandy's destruction

    A view of storm damage over the Atlantic Coast from the helicopter as President Obama and Governor Christie view the damage in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Doug Mills/Getty Images). Boats are seen in a yard, where they washed onto shore during ...

  • Seaside Heights is badly flooded, boardwalk damaged from Sandy

    SEASIDE HEIGHTS - The Seaside Heights boardwalk has been warped at most sections and completely destroyed in others, and a piece of the Star Jet rollercoaster is hanging into the Atlantic Ocean.

  • NJ's barrier islands are scenes of devastation

    SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - OCTOBER 31: Waves break in front of a destroyed roller coaster wrecked by Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. At least 50 people were reportedly killed in the U.S. by Sandy with New Jersey ...

  • Rebuilding begins in Sandy-slammed Northeast as death toll mounts to 72

    Seaside Heights' residents face Sandy's reality: Residents in Seaside Heights were still coming to grips with their new landscape, 48 hours after Sandy blasted the Jersey Shore.

  • Seaside Heights swallowed up by Hurricane Sandy's surge

    The Seaside Heights beach has been completely swallowed up by Sandy's surge, with each wave carrying splintered lifeguard posts and railings while water bubbles up through the boardwalk.

  • 'Jersey Shore' cast sends support to Sandy victims

    SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) - The shore town that Snooki and gang made famous and synonymous with their show "Jersey Shore" took a heavy hit from superstorm Sandy, with homes splintered and buried in sand, roofs flattened, the boardwalk buckled ...

  • NJ shore residents survey Sandy damage

    This photo made available by the New Jersey Governor's Office shows flooding and damage in Seaside Heights, N.J., after Sandy made landfall.

  • 50 feet of Seaside Heights' Funtown Pier collapse from Hurricane Sandy

    6:15 p.m. UPDATE: Piles of wood are starting to wash up all along the boardwalk as Sandy's surge continues to rush water into the streets of seaside heights. While its unclear exactly where the debris is coming from, some residents in Seaside Park said ...

  • Seaside Heights boardwalk rocked (literally) by Hurricane Sandy

    SEASIDE HEIGHTS - The Seaside Heights boardwalk was rocking back and forth at 2:30 p.m. as the raging ocean turned the beachfront into a wall of white surf and seafoam whipping back and forth through violent winds.

  • Hurricane Sandy damage: MTV planning Jersey Shore cleanup TV special with ...

    The Jersey Shore cast will reportedly return to Seaside Heights to help with Hurricane Sandy relief efforts according to a new report out today (Wednesday).

  • Seaside Heights beach empty save for a few storm watchers

    SEASIDE HEIGHTS - Even with the water swallowing most of the beach and vicious winds whipping sand grains into their faces, a few New Jerseyans could still be found on the Seaside Heights boardwalk Sunday night, catching a last glimpse of Hurricane ...

  • 'Jersey Shore' Cast Comments On The Boardwalk That Made Them Famous ...

    The stars of MTV reality show "Jersey Shore" responded to the devastation in Seaside Heights after the quaint seaside town that made them famous was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

  • 'Shore' cast reacts to Seaside devastation

    'Shore' cast reacts to Seaside devastation. "RIP Seaside Heights," Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi tweeted after Hurricane Sandy blew through the location of the Jersey Shore show, leaving what state Governor Chris Christie is calling "unprecedented" devastation.

Breezy Point

  • Families return to Breezy Point after devastating fire during Hurricane Sandy ...

    Dozens of families returned to the tight-knit community of Breezy Point on the western edge of the Rockaway peninsula in Queens on Wednesday to assess the damage.

  • Breezy Point, Queens fire: Inferno that erupted at height of Sandy 'looked ...

    People look through the remains of homes destroyed during Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in the Breezy Point Neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

  • Flames destroy more than 100 homes in Breezy Point

    Flames destroy more than 100 homes in Breezy Point. Breezy Point, N.Y., home to 9/11 responders who lost their lives, suffered devastating losses as a result of Sandy.

  • The First Neighbors Return to Devastated Breezy Point

    Breezy Point was one of the hardest hit areas during Hurricane Sandy. Around 11 p.m. Monday night a fire broke out and quickly spread, destroying nearly 100 homes.

  • Breezy Point, Queens looks forward after devastating fire following superstorm ...

    Not a single building on Breezy Point, Queens, has been left unscathed - first by the storm surge that rolled in and battered the community and then by the fire that ravaged blocks and blocks of homes on the barrier island.

  • What it was like to ride out Hurricane Sandy in Breezy Point, Queens

    The winds roared and the waves lifted off the bay in giant balled fists and smashed onto the golden shores of Breezy Point, Queens, where Jack Nacmias braced with his wife, adult kids and 96-year-old grandmother-in-law.

  • Breezy Point Leveled by Rain and Flames in Hurricane Sandy

    While much of lower Manhattan remains dark, soggy, and now clogged with traffic, it's the outer boroughs that may have gotten the worst of Hurricane Sandy.

  • Breezy Point Vows To Rebuild After Devastating Superstorm Fire

    People view damage in a neighborhood in the Breezy Point area of Queens in New York on October 30, 2012 after fire destroyed about 80 homes as a result of Hurricane Sandy which hit the area October 29.

  • Breezy Point fire in Queens burns down neighborhood

    A fire fighter surveys the smoldering ruins of a house in the Breezy Point section of New York, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. More than 50 homes were destroyed in a fire which swept through the oceanfront community during superstorm Sandy.

  • After Blaze, Breezy Point Bands Together

    Residents of the tightknit beach enclave of Breezy Point, Queens, sometimes known as the "Irish Riviera" for its overwhelming ethnic makeup, picked through the ashes of more than 100 homes destroyed by fire Monday night and contemplated the future of ...

  • ABC News' Jim DuBreuil And Keturah Gray Cover Hurricane Sandy From Breezy ...

    While Hurricane Sandy brought major flooding and strong winds to Breezy Point, it also fed a massive fire that took out dozens of homes during a blaze that raged for hours.

  • Breezy Point, Queens: NY Residents Return To Devastation, No Belongings ...

    Breezy Point residents never imagined the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy would be as bad as it is. In fact, most residents didn't even expect half the damage that they are no experiencing.

  • Breezy Point Fire is One of the Most Destructive in NY History [PHOTOS]

    A fire caused by Hurricane Sandy destroyed 111 homes in Breezy Point, Queens this week, making it one of the most destructive blazes in New York history.

  • Inferno in Breezy Point

    Sponsored Links. Inferno in Breezy Point. Tweet · Share this · Email · Print · Neighbors Lucille Dwyer (R) and Linda Strong embrace after looking through the wreckage of.

  • Inside Breezy Point: An Inferno in a Flood

    We had our bottled water, our rain gear, our chips and were ready to tough out the storm with the citizens of Breezy Point, a beach town in Queens on the far end of New York City, and a place where Jim has family.

  • Breezy Point Theology

    The survival of the statue of Mary impressed some Catholics. But as you might expect, I think this illustrates the sort of thing which I blog about often, and which I was talking about with students in my "Faith, Doubt, and Reason" class yesterday ...

  • Breezy Point: 'Whatever is not flooded is on fire'

    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said firefighters contained the blaze at Breezy Point, Queens, by 11 a.m. on Tuesday, a full 12 hours after it was reported to the New York City Fire Department.

  • Superstorm Sandy: Fire Destroys More Than 100 Homes in Breezy Point

    Superstorm Sandy: Fire Destroys More Than 100 Homes in Breezy Point. A New York City neighborhood was damaged by a fire that raged through the night.

  • Hurricane Sandy Photos: NYC, Breezy Point Devastated; Furious Debate ...

    Hurricane Sandy has devastated the whole east coast in a way that no one ever thought it would. Two of these areas were the Rockaways and Breezy Point in New York City. On Tuesday, Rockaway Beach residents returned to their homes, most of which ...

  • Hoda recounts residents' bravery in devastated Breezy Point

    Hoda spent much of that time covering the storm for "Dateline" out in Breezy Point, Queens, amid some of the worst damage caused by Sandy.

JFK Airport

  • JFK Airport opens, subways still closed in New York

    Kennedy and Newark Liberty airports began reopening just after 7 a.m. New York's LaGuardia Airport, which suffered far worse damage and still had water on its runways, remained closed.

  • JFK Joins Newark Opening as Air-Travel Disruptions Ease

    Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd.'s Hong Kong flight to JFK will resume tomorrow, according to an airline statement that cautioned travelers to expect "considerable damage" and limited services at the airport. Air India said in a statement that it will ...

  • Small Signs of Recovery as Tri-State Struggles to Clean Up from Sandy

    Mass transit slowly began running, two major airports reopened and trading resumed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, while across the river in New Jersey, National Guardsmen rushed to rescue flood victims and fires still raged two ...

  • JFK Joins Newark Airport in Reopening After Sandy's Flood

    John F. Kennedy and Newark Liberty international airports will reopen tomorrow for limited flights as cleanup continues after Atlantic superstorm Sandy's inundation of the runways.

  • JFK Reopens Wednesday With Limited Service

    JFK reopened Wednesday morning with limited service after Sandy forced area airports to close for two days. NY1's Vanessa Vurkevich filed the following report.

  • Flights slowly resuming at airports battered by Sandy

    Today in the Sky. Ben Mutzabaugh, USA TODAYShare. Comments. jfk. Passengers at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport remain stranded on October 31, 2012 even as the airport resumes limited service after Hurricane Sandy. (Photo: Mehdi ...

  • Kennedy, Newark airports set to reopen after closing for superstorm Sandy

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and Newark International Airport in New Jersey will open at 7 a.m. with limited service. They were closed in the storm. It's unclear what carriers will ...

  • JFK And Newark Airports Will Open Wednesday Morning, But Not LaGuardia

    In preparation of the opening of John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) tomorrow, some airlines will land planes at the airport beginning at 10 p.m. tonight. JFK will be open tomorrow, Wednesday, October 31 at 7:00 a.m. however, carriers will be ...

  • Planes sailing? Travel misery eases as JFK set to reopen while LaGuardia's ...

    Under water: The problems at LaGuardia Airport have contributed to the cancellation of 15,000 flights after the post-tropical storm.

  • Chicagoans Struggle To Get Home From East Coast, Airline Travel Slowly ...

    Planes are taking off from New York's JFK Airport. However, LaGuardia is still closed. Earlier today, the runways were still under water.

  • JFK Airport And Newark Reopen

    More than 18,000 flights were grounded, cutting off access to the Atlantic until the reopening of JFK and Newark, although New York's LaGuardia and New Jersey's Teterboro remain closed to asses damages, the Associated Press reports.

  • JFK And Newark Reopen, But Good Luck Getting A Flight

    John F. Kennedy International Airport will be open tomorrow, Wednesday, October 31 at 7:00 a.m. however, carriers will be providing limited service.

  • 650 Hawaiian Air Passengers Re-Accomodated After Super Storm

    Hawaiian's Flight HA50 is now scheduled to depart from Honolulu International Airport this afternoon at 3:05 p.m., arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City at 6:55 a.m. the following day. The return flight HA51 will depart ...

  • Flight cancellations decline; limited opening of JFK, Newark

    John F. Kennedy International in New York and Newark Liberty International in New Jersey reopened Wednesday for limited service, but La Guardia International Airport in New York remains closed because of flooding. It remains unclear when La Guardia ...

  • Virgin begin flying into New York as JFK reopens but BA planes are still cancelled

    New York's JFK and Newark's airport are expected to reopen at 7am today, American time. All BA flights to Boston, Baltimore, Washington and Philadelphia are planned to operate as normal while the majority of the airline's flights to New York JFK and ...

  • JFK, Newark airports reopen with limited service

    By Subha Ravindhran and Sid Garcia. LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- There is a bit of good news for travelers stranded by Superstorm Sandy. John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and Newark International Airport in New Jersey reopened with limited ...

  • Passengers wait for a flight at at LaGuardia airport in New York.AP

    The airline is hoping to resume flights at its Kennedy airport hub Wednesday, but is worried about flooding of the airport's runways since they are all basically at sea level and near bodies of water, according to Rob Maruster, the company's chief ...

  • Asian Airlines Resume New York Flights

    A Japan Airlines Co. flight from Tokyo's Narita Airport to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport took off at 0450 GMT, with a flight from New York scheduled to depart at 1755 GMT. All Nippon Airways Co.'s first flight to JFK departed at 0430 ...

  • Newark and JFK airports reopen, resuming Northeast air traffic

    newark liberty airport.jpg Passengers check in at an airlines ticket desk at Newark Liberty International Airport in this file photo.

  • Airport, Bus, and Train Updates in the Wake of Sandy

    According to @NY_NJairports, the official EWR (Newark Liberty Airport) is open as of 7 am today, and JFK is expected to open at noon.


  • Chipotle Boorito How Communities Across America are Celebrating Halloween

    On Halloween night visit any Chipotle Mexican Grill for Boorito. From 4 p.m. until closing, Chipotle will treat customers dressed in costumes to a burrito, bowl, salad, or order of tacos for only $2.

  • Chipotle takes on craft beer with addition of 5 Rabbit

    For years, Chicago's Chipotle restaurants have offered the beers you might expect at a Mexican fast-food place, including Corona, Pacifico and, to satisfy the most American of palates, Miller Lite.

  • Halloween Free Meals from Outback, Chipotle, Chili's, and More

    Halloween free meals and food is a bonus for kids and adults eating out for the spooky holiday. It's a great way to fill up before trick-or-treating the rest of the evening!

  • Short Sellers, Growth and Beer: Our Man Mulls the Foamy Valuation of Sam ...

    Three of the companies that have both encouraged and benefitted enormously from Americans' increasing hunger and thirst for bolder flavors are Chipotle Mexican Grill ( CMG ), Starbucks ( SBUX ) and Samuel Adams' brewer Boston Beer Co. ( SAM ).

  • Chipotle Aioli

    2 chipotle chilies, or more to taste. 1 red onion, finely chopped. 1. Combine the egg, egg yolks, garlic, mustard and lemon juice in a food processor or blender.

  • Growth Company Shopping List For A Declining Market: Part 2- Chipotle ...

    This second installment centers on Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG). If one were to read my previous piece highlighting CMG, they would know I have great confidence in the business model, greater confidence in the management team and strategy, and belief ...

  • Come in costume and get $2 Chipotle 'boorito'

    Chipotle will donate proceeds up to $1 million to the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation, the company's non-profit organization "committed to creating a more sustainable and healthful food supply and to raising awareness concerning food issues," according ...

  • Get Your Chipotle Fix For $2 On Halloween. With One Catch...

    Tomorrow is Halloween, just so you know. It's also Wednesday, which means if you're at least 23, you're probably working all day instead of getting daydrunk and flinging fake blood on one of your old undershirts to make a "costume.

  • Chipotle $2 burritos on Wednesday!

    "To participate in the fundraiser, go to any Chipotle restaurant in the US, UK, and Canada between 4 p.m. and closing on October 31 dressed in costume and purchase any Chipotle menu item for only $2. Participants in this year's fundraiser are invited ...

  • Buy Chipotle: Slowdown In Growth Is Priced In

    Due to a less than expected growth, Chipotle (CMG) dropped from $440 to $300 earlier this year. A further decline was aided by David Einhorn's thesis that Taco Bell's Cantina Bell menu would drive customers away from CMG.

  • Chipotle, Growth Slowing, Looks at Fast-Food Future

    With growth stalling, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (CMG) is mulling changes that threaten to turn the burrito chain into what founder Steve Ells said it would never be: another fast-food joint.

  • Holy mole: 5 Rabbit to be available at Chipotle

    Fifteen Chicago Chiptole restaurants are adding an unlikely item to their menus in the next week: local craft beer. The beer will be from Chicago's 5 Rabbit brewery, sitting on Chipotle racks alongside more predictable offerings like Pacifico, Dos XX ...

  • $2 'Booritos' at Chipotle on Halloween for Diners in Costume

    It's like trick-or-treat for grown-ups! Chipotle is once again offering burritos, bowls, salads, or an order of tacos for only $2 for diners who come in costume for dinner on Wednesday.

  • Dress Up, Get $2 "Booritos" at Chipotle on Halloween

    On Halloween, Wednesday, Oct. 31, Chipotle will treat customers dressed in costume to a burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos for $2 between 4 p.m.

  • Chipotle, Panera, and Starbucks Shun Zagats Survey Rankings and Fast Food ...

    That is, unless you are Chipotle (CMG), Corner Bakery, Jasons Deli, Panera Bread (PNRA), or Starbucks (SBUX). There are no Zagats Fast Food survey graphics on the front page of their websites of these chains, no press releases from their PR departments ...

  • Checking Up on Chipotle Mexican Grill

    Since our last Ratings Watch piece on Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) in which we posited that the high-end burrito peddler was "Too Spicy for Investors" shares have tumbled dramatically.

  • Monrovia Approves Plans for Chipotle Restaurant on Huntington Drive

    new_asset_attachment_attributes. The Mexican food chain Chipotle plans to open a new restaurant on Huntington Drive and construction is expected to commence early next year, according to the city's development blog.

  • Chipotle Halloween Costume Special Discount: Dress Up To Get A Burrito Deal

    Chipotle is having the deal of the night for Halloween. Their costume contest and boorito deal are one of the most popular specials for Halloween.

  • Has Chipotle Lost Its Sizzle?

    In the last few days, Chipotle has been all over the news, especially the business channels. Chipotle is a chain of laid-back Mexican restaurants.

  • Midstate chef out: 'Chef Race: UK vs. US' episode 6 recap

    Team U.S. was having a harder time coming to a consensus, having divided into two groups. Cody and Stan made an apple/chipotle mixture. It was too sweet. The women: Bianca (who had returned to Team US), Phoebe and Pippa created a orange, chipotle, ...


  • South Ferry Subway Station Flooding: MTA Photos Capture Hurricane Sandy ...

    Photos released by the MTA show extensive flooding at the South Ferry subway station in lower Manhattan, caused by storm surges from Hurricane Sandy.

  • MTA bridges reopen to emergency personnel

    The MTA bridges include: Robert F. Kennedy Bridge; ?Throgs Neck Bridge; ?Bronx-Whitestone Bridge; ?Verrazano-Narrows Bridge; ?

  • Can the Port Authority and MTA afford repairs after Sandy?

    The MTA currently has a fully committed 2010-2014 capital budget of $24 billion, which does not take into account any spending needs that arise from Sandy.

  • MTA guard shoots screwdriver-wielding man who tried to barge into subway ...

    An MTA agent shot a man wielding a screwdriver who was trying to force his way into a closed station. An armed MTA subway guard shot an apparently homeless man who tried to barge into a shuttered station in Brooklyn early Wednesday, authorities said.

  • MTA bus crashes into building in downtown LA

    An articulated MTA "flexbus" crashed into two stores at the southwest corner of Central Avenue and 3rd Street in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday morning after it swerved to avoid an SUV that had turned in front of it, authorities said.

  • MTA stops running buses below 23rd Street

    MTA stops running buses below 23rd Street. New Yorkers who live in downtown Manhattan have been without power for days, and also won't get any bus service at night.

  • MTA subway, power outages biggest challenges in NYC after Sandy, Bloomberg ...

    MTA subway, power outages biggest challenges in NYC after Sandy, Bloomberg says. Originally published: October 31, 2012 9:39 AM Updated: October 31, 2012 11:24 AM By BLOOMBERG NEWS.

  • MTA: Limited Subway Service To Resume Thursday, Partial LIRR Service ...

    Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the MTA would begin resuming limited service on both Long Island Railroad and Metro-North beginning Wednesday at 2PM.

  • Sandy aftermath: Metro-North remains shut down

    The entire Metro-North and MTA train system remained at a standstill Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, and it could be days before service is completely restored.

  • MTA schedule on NYC subway halted by flooded tunnels

    Subway service would begin with the restoration of limited service on 14 of the city's 23 subway lines, MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota said at a midday press briefing.

  • MTA resumes limited service Thursday

    Wednesday, 1:45 p.m. - While the MTA announced some Metro-North Railroad service would resume Wednesday afternoon, it will not include service in Connecticut on the New Haven Line.

  • Small Signs of Recovery as Tri-State Struggles to Clean Up from Sandy

    Mass transit slowly began running, two major airports reopened and trading resumed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, while across the river in New Jersey, National Guardsmen rushed to rescue flood victims and fires still raged two ...

  • MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota: Subway System Will Come Back A Little At A Time

    MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota said this morning that Hurricane Sandy created historic damage to the metropolitan region's transportation systems.

  • MTA buses running again after Hurricane Sandy slams NYC

    Cuomo and MTA Chairman said the authority would try and restore parts of the subway system and complement it with bus service - but said restoring service through now-flooded subway tunnels beneath the East River was a daunting task.

  • Cuomo: Fares waived on MTA commuter rails, subways, buses through Friday

    Your article has been sent. NEW YORK (AP) - Cuomo: Fares waived on MTA commuter rails, subways, buses through Friday. end of story marker.

  • Sandy Aftermath: These MTA Buses Are Running Right Now

    On Tuesday night the MTA said the below buses are up and running on a slightly modified Sunday schedule (read: be patient and be aware of the streets and signage around you because the bus may need to make detours).

  • MTA Working To Restore Transit Service In Wake Of Historic Storm

    Local, Limited-Stop and Express Bus service will operate as close to a normal weekday schedule as possible today, as NYC Transit and MTA Bus continue efforts to restore service following Hurricane Sandy. As was the case yesterday, bus service will ...

  • Let the Great MTA Cleanup Begin

    We've been hearing all day that this the most devastating disaster the MTA has ever experience. On Sunday, the subway celebrated its 108th birthday.

  • Metro-North, MTA remain closed; service to be phased in

    The entire Metro-North and MTA train system remained at a standstill Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, and it could be days before service is completely restored.

  • How The MTA Plans To Un-Flood The New York City Subway System

    Last night, however, Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on a vital part of the city's infrastructure - at the South Ferry hub in lower Manhattan, MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota said that water levels were "ceiling high." Meanwhile, there are seven subway ...


  • Wednesday's NBA Capsules

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - James Harden had 37 points and 12 assists in a stirring debut for Houston, and Carlos Delfino made four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to lift the Rockets to a 105-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.

  • In Anthony Davis's NBA Debut, Duncan and Spurs Prevail

    Kyle Lowry led Toronto with 21 points, and Jonas Valanciunas had 12 points and 10 rebounds in his N.B.A. debut. Andrea Bargnani had 16 points, and Jose Calderon added 15 for the Raptors.

  • Pacers 90, Raptors 88

    TORONTO (AP). With a tireless effort, and a fantastic fourth quarter, George Hill and the Indiana Pacers pulled out an impressive opening-night win.

  • NBA Report: 76ers defeat Nuggets, 84-75

    Kyle Lowry led Toronto with 21 points, and Jonas Valanciunas had 12 points and 10 rebounds in his NBA debut. Andrea Bargnani had 16 points, and Jose Calderon added 15 for the Raptors.

  • Heat Celebrate Their Title, and Start Building on It

    Part of the reason is the addition of the veteran sharpshooter Ray Allen, who came over from the Celtics as a free agent, taking less money in the hopes of winning a second N.B.A. championship of his own. Allen came off the bench Tuesday and scored 19 ...

  • Bulls 93, Kings 87

    CHICAGO (AP). Joakim Noah scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls got off to a good start without Derrick Rose, beating the Sacramento Kings 93-87 Wednesday in the season opener.

  • Knicks-Nets opener postponed

    NEW YORK -- The highly anticipated regular-season opener Thursday between the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks, which also was to be the first NBA regular-season game at the new $1 billion Barclays Center, has been postponed because of the ...

  • Study reveals why NBA players miss free throws

    Many fans may wonder why so many NBA players struggle with free throws, such as newly acquired Los Angeles Laker Dwight Howard.

  • NBA Rumors: Is Kobe Bryant Happy with the Lakers Bench?

    After a lot of people doubted whether he would even play on Tuesday night, Kobe Bryant went out and put up a very impressive performance.

  • 2012-13 NBA Preview: New-Look Lakers, Improved Heat And A Still-Injured ...

    As the 2012-13 NBA season approaches, what better time to ponder whether or not the Miami Heat will repeat, if Oklahoma City is ready to challenge, and if the new-look Lakers can be tops once again in the West.

  • NBA suspends Clippers' Matt Barnes for one game

    The NBA on Tuesday suspended Clippers forward Matt Barnes for one game after he pleaded no contest last month to a misdemeanor for resisting, delaying or obstructing a police officer.

  • NBA-Guard Curry signs multi-year extension with the Warriors

    Oct 31 (Reuters) - The Golden State Warriors have signed their point guard Stephen Curry to a multi-year contract extension, the National Basketball Association (NBA) team announced on Wednesday. Though financial details were not disclosed by the ...

  • Reusse: Dynamic NBA feels cold shoulder in Twin Cities

    The Lakers reached the NBA Finals in 1959 -- a playoff run that provided no urge among Minneapolis politicians to solve what was a legitimate arena problem for the team.

  • Hurricane Sandy Won't Affect NBA and NFL Schedules

    NBA spokesman Tim Frank on Tuesday said through his Twitter account the season-opening games Tuesday night in Miami, Los Angeles and Cleveland - the Wizards flew out of Washington Monday 7 a.m.

  • Jazz 113, Mavericks 94

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP). Mo Williams and Marvin Williams each scored 21 points to lead the Jazz to a 113-94 victory Wednesday night over the Dallas Mavericks.

  • NBA: Dwyane Wade feeling ahead of schedule after knee surgery

    From left, Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, left, Chris Bosh and LeBron James pose with their 2012 NBA Finals championship rings during a ceremony before a basketball game against the Boston Celtics, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Miami.

  • Replacing 4 NBA 1st-round draft picks presents big challenge for Williams, No ...

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - North Carolina coach Roy Williams knew what last year's team could accomplish before the season. The Hall of Fame coach has more questions than answers this time.

  • NBA's top five 'glue' players

    When the Oklahoma City Thunder traded James Harden to the Houston Rockets, few disagreed that Oklahoma City's championship hopes took a tumble.

  • NBA PM: Avoiding The Worst Losing Streak Ever

    The post-LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers have the distinction of holding the longest losing streak in NBA history, which many would argue makes them the worst team in the history of the NBA. This season, the Charlotte Bobcats are working to make sure ...

  • Why the NBA is More Relevant than MLB in the 21st Century

    No, this is not the rantings of a disappointed St Louis Cardinals fan who had the opportunity to enjoy two straight World Series appearances snatched away by a resilient San Francisco Giants club that overcame steroid users and playoff deficits to be ...

Star Wars Episode 7

  • 'Star Wars: Episode 7' to hit theaters in 2015 (+video)

    A new "Star Wars" film, so far titled only "Star Wars: Episode 7," is coming to theaters in 2015 now that Disney has bought Lucasfilm Ltd.

  • 'Star Wars: Episode 7': How Disney could avoid ruining 'Star Wars'

    Unless you've been living under a stack of rocks, you've spotted the news that Disney bought Lucasfilm Ltd., "Star Wars" creator George Lucas's production company and is planning on releasing a new trilogy of "Star Wars" movies, if not more. Skip to ...

  • Star Wars Episode 7 Will Be 'Original Story,' Report Says

    When it was announced Tuesday that Disney will acquire Lucasfilm and release Star Wars Episode 7 in 2015, many fans hoped that meant the new films would follow Timothy Zahn's Thrawn Trilogy (aka Heirs to the Empire), the bestselling novels set five ...

  • 'Star Wars Episode VII' dream cast: Who should it be? Take our poll

    One of the big questions surrounding Disney's purchase of Lucasfilm and the plans for a "Star Wars: Episode VII" is who will play Han Solo, Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia this time around? It's possible the trio of leading characters may figure into ...

  • Burning Questions about 'Star Wars: Episode VII'—8 Directions It Could Take

    Yesterday's news that Disney purchased Lucasfilm and now plans to make Episodes VII, VIII, and IX of a new Star Wars trilogy was a bombshell that hit with the force of a superlaser slamming into Alderaan. But in a good way! Theories are abounding about ...

  • Star Wars Episode 7: Disney Will Change the George Lucas Franchise for the ...

    Disney executives have announced that there will be a new trilogy, Episodes VII-IX, with the first installment due in 2015.

  • 'Star Wars Episode 7' And Disney: Five Burning Questions

    Not so long ago, right here in this very galaxy, Disney bought Lucasfilm, and a new "Star Wars" movie was born. Disney's latest acquisition and the announcement of "Star Wars Episode 7" is easily one of the most energizing and polarizing pop culture ...

  • Star Wars Episode 7 and beyond: Disney to make new 'Star Wars' trilogy

    I know a lot of people get negative, but it's Star Wars and Star Wars makes me happy.." Parker has been a superfan since seeing the original 1977 movie when she was 6, and even had a Star Wars wedding. She'll be one of the first in line for Episode VII ...

  • Star Wars: Episode 7 To Be Original Story?

    Since the announcement was made yesterday that Disney has bought LucasFilms, rumors have been flying around the web, with Twitter blowing up at the mere mention of a new Star Wars film. Obviously, with the level of love hardcore fans have for the ...

  • 'Star Wars Episode VII' Plot: What Will The New Film Be About (And Who Will ...

    News that Disney purchased Lucasfilm would have been a big enough story on its own, but the additional announcement that "Star Wars Episode VII" is already slated for a 2015 release date made this a huge deal with an immediate positive outcome (well, ...

  • 'Star Wars Episode 7' due in 2015 after Disney buys Lucasfilm

    'Star Wars Episode 7' due in 2015 after Disney buys Lucasfilm. Wednesday, October 31, 2012. Filmmaker George Lucas poses in front of a Stormtrooper exhibit at the Museum of Science in Boston.

  • Star Wars Episode VII: The Grantland Staff Considers the Future of a ...

    Star Wars Episode VII: The Grantland Staff Considers the Future of a Disneyfied Franchise. By Grantland Staff on October 31, 2012 11:59 AM ET Getty Images/Composite.

  • Star Wars Episode VII (7) release date info: Disney, George Lucas Lucasfilm ...

    Lucas said he will work as a creative consultant on Star Wars Episode 7, the first of a planned new trilogy of live-action Star Wars movies.

  • 'Star Wars Episode 7': 12 filmmakers who could step into George Lucas' shoes

    That got us thinking: Who could take the "Star Wars" reins for the next movie and give us an Episode VII worthy of its (original trilogy) predecessors?

  • 'Star Wars' Episode 7, 8, 9 planned, George Lucas talks Disney deal

    George Lucas says a new "Star Wars" trilogy, made up of episodes 7, 8 and 9, is in the works, not just one sequel, as previously revealed as part of the Walt Disney Company's announcement that it has agreed to acquire his production company Lucasfilm ...

  • 'Star Wars Episode 7' Reportedly Will Be an 'Original Story'

    Hot on heels of the news that The Walt Disney Company, which has just bought Lucasfilm, is readying "Star Wars Episode 7", speculations about the possible plot for the upcoming movie have quickly spread throughout the web. Adding fuel to the trending ...

  • 'Star Wars: Episode 7' on the way as Disney acquires Lucasfilm Ltd.

    Disney has already acquired companies like Pixar and Marvel Studios, so it shouldn't come as much of a surprise that the next name on its list was Lucasfilm.

  • Star Wars 7 Plot Will Be "an Original Story," Says Lucasfilm Source

    Die-hard Star Wars fans know the trilogy well, and they say that a big-screen adaptation of the first book, Heir to the Empire, would make the most logical Episode 7. "Of all the speculation out there about the content of this new trilogy, that's the ...

  • New Star Wars movie: Episode 7 gets Chewbacca and Boba Fett's stamp of ...

    It was announced Tuesday (Oct. 30) that the Walt Disney Company has purchased Lucasfilm LTD from filmmaker George Lucas for just over $4 billion.

  • Disney Sets 'Star Wars Episode 7' For 2015

    The Force is strong in Disney, as the House of Mouse has officially landed in the "Star Wars" business. The Walt Disney Company announced on Tuesday (October 30) their acquisition of Lucasfilm Ltd.

Happy Halloween!

  • Happy Halloween in the ACC

    Happy Halloween in the ACC. October, 31, 2012. Oct 31. 1:00. PM ET. By Heather Dinich and Andrea Adelson | Recommend0 · Tweet0 · Comments0 · Email · Print.

  • Happy Halloween! Wait, Americans spend how much on candy?!

    Supermarkets, costume shops, and even Google's homepage wished people "Happy Halloween" today. The sweet 'n' spooky holiday is a major moneymaker in the United States, with the average American spending $79.82 this year, according to the ...

  • Happy Halloween! (Wednesday links)

    I hope everyone has a fun, safe, dry-as-possible Halloween. Remember, the MLS playoffs kick off tonight with a first-round game in the Eastern Conference; No.

  • Happy Halloween! Google Serves Up Interactive Doodle

    Google served up a spooky doodle on Wednesday to mark a Halloween that has unfortunately delivered more tricks than treats in the wake of Hurricane Sandy's devastating path of destruction across the eastern United States.

  • Happy Halloween! No loser candy or mean monster here

    Christian Science Monitor. Advertisements. Happy Halloween! No loser candy or mean monster here. Happy Halloween at this dad's house means not having loser candy.

  • Happy Halloween! Now Here's 5 Singers You Shouldn't Dress Up As

    It's that magical time of year once again, where the entire nation leaves the house looking ridiculous on purpose! Yay! Occasionally, Halloween costumes based on musicians border on genius -- like Sum 41's Deryck Whibley and his girlfriend Ari Cooper ...

  • Happy Halloween! Jessica Simpson Shows Off Fabulous Post-Baby Body in ...

    Jessica Simpson is one hot Halloween mama! The Fashion Star mentor posted this family photo of her posing with Eric Johnson and the couple's daughter Maxwell just in time for the holiday.

  • Happy Halloween ... not! Gory, sexual costumes turn Mom off

    She really would have been cute. And all her little friends are doing it. Maybe there's time to run to Target or something after all.

  • Happy Halloween! Here Are Some Trick-or-Treating Options

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - It's Halloween! Did you dress up for work today? Are your kids excited about getting candy tonight?

  • Early Buzz: Happy Halloween!

    2012 - Happy Halloween, Boils and Ghouls! Had a great second day, and now it's time for some tales … from the Zack! HEE-HEE-HEE-HEE-HEE!

  • Happy Halloween: No Parade, No Cabs, No Buses

    Happy Halloween. There has never not been a Halloween parade in Greenwich Village, at least not in the last 35 years. The original parade was a lovely, festive neighborhood treat.

  • Happy Halloween! Now let's talk holiday shopping

    Even as most kids are still sorting through their trick or treat bags, major retailers are already turning their attention toward another favorite time of year for kids: The winter holidays.

  • Happy Halloween From WRECK-IT RALPH And WRECK-IT RALPH DAY On ...

    Happy Halloween From WRECK-IT RALPH And WRECK-IT RALPH DAY On November 2nd. Tweet · Email · Tweet. Email. Disney's hilarious arcade-game-hopping adventure "Wreck-It Ralph" will be getting red-carpet treatment in the Video Game Capital of ...

  • Happy Halloween: Here are babies dressed as football coaches

    2012 - No college football-themed Halloween costume will ever top baby Bill Snyder, so stop trying. Actually, please continue trying to top the majesty of a baby decked out in glasses, a headset and a Starter jacket.

  • Happy Halloween 2012 from all around the world

    Years ago, in Spain we didn't celebrate Halloween. It was an American celebration, not ours. Now we can see kids dressed up everywhere and I am congratulated for it because, I think, Europe and America are now more joined than ever –and this isn't mean ...

  • Happy Halloween Fat Albert style

    Halloween? Really. Who has time to think about trick-or-treating when we've spent the last five days scared to death from Hurricane Sandy?

  • Happy Halloween: But Why Do We Celebrate This Holiday

    This year Halloween coincides with Hurricane. While both kids and adults will try to salvage what they can, Halloween will be celebrated in a toned-down way. For most people, Halloween is a holiday where grown adults and children get to indulge their ...

  • Happy Halloween: Five free ghoulish iPhone games to play on the go

    Happy Halloween: Five free ghoulish iPhone games to play on the go. We have some Halloween ideas for you to enjoy the holiday at the touch of a finger.

  • Happy Halloween! (And don't bother the folks with the lights off.)

    The reason Halloween is great is because we all remember being 7 years old and dressing up like Lucky Puppy from 101 Dalmatians, or the Incredible Hulk, or a firefighter or a princess or whatever.

  • Bats cause a scream at Field Museum

    October 31, 2012 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Happy Halloween! Nothing screams Halloween like a bat- and Chicago's Field Museum has one of the largest collections in the world.