Jamestowne, Yorktown battlefields to reopen

The Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown battlefields are reopening following cleanup from Hurricane Irene.

Tuesday - 08/30/2011, 08:31am EDT

Obama administration slated to visit NC

Two officials from the Obama administration are traveling to North Carolina to get a first-hand look at damages caused by Hurricane Irene.

Tuesday - 08/30/2011, 04:04am EDT

Power outages continue; 2 found dead in Del.

For many in the Mid-Atlantic region, Hurricane Irene caused only minor inconveniences. But hundreds of thousands of others remained without power Monday, including some who could wait days for their electricity to return. And for a few, the storm brought tragedy.

Tuesday - 08/30/2011, 04:02am EDT

Colombian soccer players delayed by Irene

Members of Colombia's national soccer team finally made it to the U.S. for two exhibition games after being delayed by Tropical Storm Irene.

Tuesday - 08/30/2011, 04:01am EDT

Experts praise decisions to evacuate from Irene

They were life and death decisions made by politicians, bureaucrats and everyday people. Hurricane Irene was barreling toward the East Coast. It was big. It was scary. Flooding was certain. The choice: Flee or stay put.

Tuesday - 08/30/2011, 03:17am EDT

Beware of post-disaster price gougers and scammers

They come after every big storm or disaster -- con artists trying to separate you from your money, and in some cases merchants who price gouge.

Tuesday - 08/30/2011, 03:11am EDT

Airlines are working fast and furious to resume flights

Christopher Hinton, MarketWatch airlines reporter

Monday - 08/29/2011, 06:47pm EDT


PEPCO working overtime to fix power outages

Bob Hainey, PEPCO

Monday - 08/29/2011, 06:44pm EDT


Ocean City beaches open, surfing permitted

Ocean City is getting back to normal after shutting down for Hurricane Irene.<

Monday - 08/29/2011, 06:11pm EDT

O'Malley urges caution driving, using generators

Gov. Martin O'Malley says the state will continue to push utilities to work on restoring power to hundreds of thousand of residents after Hurricane Irene.

Monday - 08/29/2011, 05:15pm EDT

Crews rush to restore power after Irene slams East

Utilities scrambled Monday to restore power to more than 4 million customers still left in the dark by Hurricane Irene.

Monday - 08/29/2011, 05:14pm EDT

2 men found dead in northern Del. after Irene

Police in northern Delaware have found the bodies of two men who apparently went running through Hurricane Irene during the height of the storm.

Monday - 08/29/2011, 04:37pm EDT

Hurricane Irene kills Northern Va. teen

Hurricane Irene has claimed the life of a Manassas Park teen who was killed Saturday in North Carolina.

Monday - 08/29/2011, 03:49pm EDT

6 NC dead from Hurricane Irene identified

Katherine Morales Cruz, 15, of Manassas Park, Va. died Saturday afternoon after the SUV carrying her and family members collided with another SUV at an intersection where Hurricane Irene had knocked out power to traffic lights, Goldsboro Police Capt. Theresa Chiero said Monday.

Monday - 08/29/2011, 03:43pm EDT

Puppies stolen from family fleeing Hurricane Irene

Authorities say five puppies belonging to a Virginia family who fled Hurricane Irene have been stolen.

Monday - 08/29/2011, 03:09pm EDT

Irene tests military's revamped disaster response

The military's efforts to help the East Coast recover from the floods and disruption caused by Hurricane Irene could test the Pentagon's new plan to avoid the chaos that plagued the response to Hurricane Katrina.

Monday - 08/29/2011, 02:32pm EDT

Va. consumer hotline goes 24-7 for Irene complaints

Virginia's Consumer Protection Hotline is now staffed around the clock to help consumers with price gouging and other Hurricane Irene-related complaints.

Monday - 08/29/2011, 01:52pm EDT

What to do and who to call for tree removal, debris pickup

Hurricane Irene has left thousands of downed trees and power lines, along with a ton of debris in the D.C. region. Here are tips on cleanup, disposing of debris and reporting downed trees.

Monday - 08/29/2011, 01:52pm EDT

Northwest D.C. rowhouse damaged in Irene

Roommates Amanda Johnson and John Hicks are trying to determine what caused the damage to their old apartment.

Monday - 08/29/2011, 01:32pm EDT

Obama says will take time to recover from Irene

President Barack Obama says it will take time to recover from Hurricane Irene and he pledged the federal government would be doing everything in its power to ensure people have what they need to get back on their feet.

Monday - 08/29/2011, 01:25pm EDT
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