O.C.: It was sea foam, not sewage

The foam that covered Fox 5 reporter Tucker Barnes during Hurricane Irene was not sewage. Ocean City says its treatment was offline at the time.

Thursday - 09/01/2011, 09:03am EDT

Hurricane Irene took its toll on trees in Virginia

Hurricane Irene swept through central Virginia with unexpected force, leaving in its wake a forest of downed trees and limbs snapping power lines, crushing cars and smashing houses.

Thursday - 09/01/2011, 07:20am EDT

In cut-off Vt. town, coffins and smashed houses

Coffins lie exposed at the village cemetery, having popped out of the ground. Homes are reduced to what look like piles of giant matchsticks. A weathered brown house hangs precariously out over a creek, an enormous chunk of soil underneath chewed away by floodwaters.

Thursday - 09/01/2011, 04:37am EDT

Irene costs Md. $2M in revenue

Comptroller Peter Franchot's office estimates Maryland lost more than $2 million in revenue due to business lost in Ocean City because of Hurricane Irene last weekend.

Thursday - 09/01/2011, 04:03am EDT

Cantor says no strings attached to disaster fund

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says he never suggested that disaster funds for victims of Hurricane Irene should be held up by budget concerns.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 10:03pm EDT

Irene delays opening of schools across East

Parents may be ready to send their kids back to school, but some schools aren't ready to take them back.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 12:41pm EDT

Sailor rescued in Va. during Irene has more trouble

The sailor rescued from the Chesapeake Bay during the hurricane needs another life-line.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 11:07am EDT

Navy ships return to Va. port following hurricane

The Navy says two dozen ships that fled bases in Virginia in advance of Hurricane Irene are returning to Hampton Roads.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 11:06am EDT

All Irene-related Va shelters closed

Officials say the thousands of people who moved to shelters in Virginia to escape Hurricane Irene have left.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 10:27am EDT

Some Virginia roads remain closed after hurricane

Some roads across Virginia are still closed following Hurricane Irene.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 10:26am EDT

BGE: 150,000 power outages to go

Rob Gould, spokesman for BGE

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 10:14am EDT


NC residents clean homes in aftermath of hurricane

Residents along North Carolina's coastline spent Tuesday scrubbing floors flooded by Hurricane Irene and dragging mounds of soaked debris to the curb while state officials tallied the damage from a storm that destroyed more than 1,100 homes.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 09:14am EDT

Roofers repairing Dorchester General Hospital

A Shore Health System spokeswoman says roofers are making repairs at Dorchester General Hospital and the hospital should reopen in the next two or three days.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 08:53am EDT

FEMA chief: Aid won't be hindered by money issues

The head of the federal disaster assistance agency says recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Irene will proceed regardless of a dwindling emergency fund.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 08:52am EDT

Campers can return to Assateague following Irene

Campers can return to Assateague State Park following a nearly week-long closure because of Hurricane Irene.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 06:58am EDT

Several Md. schools still closed because of Irene

Power outages across the D.C. region are still impacting schools in our area.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 06:43am EDT

How does Pepco handle customers with medical conditions?

Pepco says the only "special restoration" list for its customers is those who have life support equipment in their homes. Each year, they register with the utility for a notification service.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 04:48am EDT

McDonnell: mandatory evacuations saved lives

Gov. Bob McDonnell credited mandatory evacuations based on overblown forecasts for saving lives during Hurricane Irene.

Tuesday - 08/30/2011, 08:55pm EDT

Howard Co. handing out water, MREs Tuesday

It's a double whammy for some residents. They don't have power or water. Howard County will be handing out water Tuesday until 6 p.m.

Tuesday - 08/30/2011, 05:47pm EDT

Va corrections work crews assist in debris removal

The Virginia Department of Corrections is sending supervised offender work crews to help with removing hurricane debris from state highways.

Tuesday - 08/30/2011, 04:00pm EDT
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