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Hurricane Sandy

Coast Guard releases report on Bounty sinking

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videoThe US Coast Guard has released its report on the October 2012 sinking of the tall ship HMS Bounty. A crewmember died and another is still missing and is presumed dead after the ship went down off Cape Hatteras during Hurricane Sandy. Full story...
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NTSB: Captain's decision to sail into hurricane Sandy doomed Bounty

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videoFederal investigators say a captain's "reckless decision to sail into the well-forecasted path of Hurricane Sandy" was the probable cause of the ship sinking off North Carolina in October 2012. Full story...
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Feds arrest 1 NC man, 2 NY women for Sandy relief fund fraud

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Two women from Long Island and a man from North Carolina have been arrested on fraud charges for falsely collecting Superstorm Sandy disaster relief funds. Prosecutors say 52-year-old Joseph McClam, of Raleigh, received $32,000 for a Brooklyn property that had been mostly vacant since it had been damaged in a 2010 fire. Full story...
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Looking back at Sandy one year later

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videoOne year ago, Hurricane Sandy was churning off our coast. The storm brought us wind and rain before it set off on a deadly trail into the northeast. Full story...
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Lawsuit filed against NY owner of ship that sank

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The mother of a woman who died during the sinking of a ship during Superstorm Sandy has filed a lawsuit against the owner of the vessel. Full story...
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Sandy retired from tropical storm name list

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Sandy is being retired from the list of tropical storm names because of the catastrophic damage its massive size and strength caused along the East Coast last year. Full story...
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Sandy criticism prompts change in storm warnings

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videoThe National Hurricane Center is changing the way it issues hurricane and tropical storm watches and warnings after being criticized over its handling of Superstorm Sandy. Full story...
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USCG: Closest Navy ship to Bounty 260 miles away

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A Coast Guard official says the nearest Navy ship to the HMS Bounty during Hurricane Sandy was about 260 nautical miles away. Full story...
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Shipyard to be questioned about sunken tall ship

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Officials from a Maine shipyard that worked on a replica 18th-century sailing ship that sank during Hurricane Sandy will testify at a Coast Guard hearing in Virginia. Full story...
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Federal safety panel examines tall ship's sinking

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videoThe owner of a replica 18th-century sailing ship that sank off North Carolina during Hurricane Sandy has declined to testify at a hearing to examine what led to the sinking. Full story...
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