Superstorm Sandy

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FEMA Exec Says He’s Seen Fraud In Denial Of Hurricane Sandy Claims

A FEMA official tells “60 Minutes” he has seen evidence of fraud in reports used by insurance companies to deny homeowners’ claims for damage from Hurricane Sandy.

02/28/2015

Aerials from Governor Malloy's tour of damage from Hurricane Sandy (Courtesy Connecticut National Guard)

Bogus Inspections Claimed in Superstorm Sandy Damage

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.

12/27/2014

Silver Sands State Park (Courtesy DEEP)

Two Years Later Slow, Steady Progress Post-Sandy

(Milford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Portions of Connecticut’s shoreline are still picking up the pieces from Superstorm Sandy exactly two years later. In Milford, Mayor Ben Blake says around 2000 homes and businesses were impacted citywide, […]

10/29/2014

Tree down (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Thousands In Region May Have To Pay Back Superstorm Sandy Aid

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and DAVID B. CARUSO,  Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) _ After Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast nearly two years ago, the federal government quickly sent out $1.4 billion in emergency disaster […]

09/11/2014

HMS Bounty (Coast Guard/Getty Images)

Coast Guard Release Report On Replica Ship Sinking

The replica of the HMS Bounty had last been docked in New London

06/12/2014

A military Humvee drives through a flooded road caused by Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Fix Only Slows Flood Insurance Hike For 14,000

Stephen Nelson and Mary Anne Mayo are still struggling with the destruction from Superstorm Sandy, nearly 18 months after it swept through their Westport home, taking their first-floor belongings into the Saugatuck River.

03/24/2014

HMS Bounty (Coast Guard/Getty Images)

NTSB: Ship That Sank During Superstorm Sandy Shouldn’t Have Left Connecticut

The captain of a replica 18th-century sailing ship that sank off North Carolina in Superstorm Sandy after leaving from Connecticut made a reckless decision to sail the HMS Bounty into the hurricane’s well-forecast path, the National Transportation Safety Board reported Monday.

02/11/2014

A military Humvee drives through a flooded road caused by Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Private Flood Insurer Writing Connecticut Policies

A private flood insurer has stepped into Connecticut’s market, the first time homeowners along the shoreline battered by Superstorm Sandy have an alternative to increasingly costly federal insurance.

02/01/2014

File photo of the Atlantic Ocean. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Aid To Elevate Coastal Homes Denied

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut officials have rejected $18 million in requests for the latest round of Superstorm Sandy aid by shoreline homeowners who want to use the emergency funding to elevate their homes to […]

01/28/2014

People working on dunes.  File photo. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Conn’s Interest In Berms, Dunes Grows After Sandy

By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN Associated Press FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ Devastating flooding from Superstorm Sandy has sparked growing interest in building berms and sand dunes for protection along the Connecticut coast, a swath of land with […]

11/04/2013

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