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Insurers dogged by claims of slanted Superstorm Sandy reports

Lawyers representing about 1,500 homeowners hit by Superstorm Sandy are trying to prove that some engineering firms hired to inspect the damage issued bogus reports to give insurance companies ammunition to deny claims.

2 years post Sandy New Jersey still not completely rebuilt

2 years post Sandy: New Jersey still not completely rebuilt

It has been two years since the wrath of Superstorm Sandy was felt across the region.

FEMA asking for some Sandy relief money back

FEMA wants at least $5.8M in Sandy aid repaid

Some folks who received money from FEMA for Hurricane Sandy relief may have to give it back.

Atlantic City boardwalk

Bob Jagendorf

Last Superstorm Sandy-damaged boardwalks getting fixed in NJ

The final few Jersey shore boardwalks damaged by Superstorm Sandy are being fixed.

Carlo Allegri/Reuters

New Jersey to fund eligible Sandy-damaged homes

Gov. Chris Christie says New Jersey will have enough federal aid to help rebuild all eligible homes destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

Hurricane Sandy victims still in cold

US denies NJ plea for relief on Sandy aid rules

The federal government has rejected a request by New Jersey officials to drop rules that many Superstorm Sandy victims say are among the biggest impediments to rebuilding more quickly.

Hurricane Sandy victims still in cold

NJ officials discuss Sandy recovery plan

State officials will hold their second hearing on New Jersey's plan to spend the next $1.4 billion in aid to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

Hurricane Sandy victims still in cold

N.J. property owners allowed to reapply for Sandy aid

New Jersey property owners who were denied relief money after Hurricane Sandy are getting a second chance.

Gas stations and hotels in NJ facing fines for price gouging

Nine more New Jersey businesses will pay up for price-gouging customers after Super Storm Sandy last year.

Fears arise over escalating flood insurance costs

High waters and widespread flooding barely phase John Marquette, who moved into his apartment on Conestoga Street in Bethlehem in June 2011. But the affects of the Biggert Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (BW-12) are hitting him where his money is.

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    Attorney: Cops shot unarmed man from behind

    Two autopsies. Two different opinions as to whether an unarmed Mexican national was shot from behind by police in Pasco, Washington, earlier this month.

    Charles Herrmann, an attorney for the family of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, said Thursday that an aut...

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INSIDE YOUR TOWN

New trial denied for child killer Scott Oliver

Scott Oliver - Melissa Jaroschak
EASTON, Pa.

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli is happy that state Superior Court judges are denying a new trial for convicted child killer Scott Douglas Oliver.

Bloomsbury Rescue Squad shutting down

Ambulance
BLOOMSBURY, N.J.

The Bloomsbury Rescue Squad is shutting down.

Parent to Reading School Board: 'I am here with heightened fear'

Another attempted abduction in Reading
READING, Pa.

Wednesday evening's meeting of the Reading School Board featured discussion of an attempted abduction of a 13-year-old middle school student.

Cedarbrook advisory team created by county commissioners

Lehigh County commissioners 2-25-15
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A Cedarbrook Nursing Homes Advisory Team will be given three months to prioritize up to three courses of action to create a long-term plan for the future of the homes.

On this Day

  • Grand Canyon blurb

    Reuters

    On this day: February 26

    The Grand Canyon becomes a national park, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album hits No. 1, a truck bomb explodes under the World Trade Center, and teenager Trayvon Martin is shot and killed, all on this day.

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  • Adrian Peterson on sidelines, December 2013

    Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

    NFL players in trouble with the law

    A judge overturned Adrian Peterson's suspension from the NFL on Thursday after the running back admitted to using a switch to discipline his 4-year-old son. Here are are some other NFL players who have been in trouble with the law.

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