Hurricane Irene delays some Md. school openings

Summer vacation will be a little bit longer for at least some Maryland school children, thanks to Hurricane Irene.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 09:14pm EDT

Del. may have seen worst of Irene flooding

Officials in Delaware say that with the passage of Hurricane Irene, there is little risk of additional flooding in the state.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 09:13pm EDT

Irene prompts school closures in Del.

Hurricane Irene brought less damage to Delaware than expected, but many school students and teachers nevertheless will get a weather-related break.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 09:13pm EDT

Travelers wait for flights to resume after Irene

Many travelers heading to and from the East Coast still face days of delays even as airlines start flying again Monday at major airports that closed for Tropical Storm Irene.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 09:12pm EDT

Suffolk imposes curfew following Hurricane Irene

Suffolk has imposed a curfew on travel in the city following Hurricane Irene.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 08:00pm EDT

Irene takes out some East Coast cellphone service

Wireless networks fell quiet Sunday in some coastal areas of North Carolina and southern Virginia, but calls were going through in most areas affected by Tropical Storm Irene, the Federal Communications Commission said.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 07:48pm EDT

Coast Guard works to reopen Port of Hampton Roads

The Coast Guard reopened Virginia's waterways to some commercial vessels on Sunday as one of the East Coast's largest ports prepared for the return of dozens of ships that headed out to sea to avoid Hurricane Irene, including much of the Navy's Atlantic Fleet.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 07:37pm EDT

Downed tree damages Port Deposit home

Concerned about the trees around her home as Hurricane Irene blew through the Port Deposit area, Debbie Hagerman made everyone in her home sleep downstairs and kept a door open to listen for the telltale crack of a tree snapping.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 07:36pm EDT

Irene cleanup could take days along East Coast

With Irene gone, cleanup crews began pumping water out of soggy subway tunnels, fixing traffic lights in the nation's capital and clearing debris from hundreds of roads as the East Coast readied for the workweek. While early indications were that the damage was not as bad as feared, it will be days before things get back to normal in many places.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 07:10pm EDT

Irene cleanup could take days along East Coast

With Irene gone, cleanup crews began pumping water out of soggy subway tunnels, fixing traffic lights in the nation's capital and clearing debris from hundreds of roads as the East Coast readied for the workweek. While early indications were that the damage was not as bad as feared, it will be days before things get back to normal in many places.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 07:07pm EDT

Federal agencies in D.C. to open Monday

The Office of Personnel Management says federal agencies in Washington will be open on Monday.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 07:03pm EDT

Chincoteague ponies safe after Hurricane Irene

The Chincoteague ponies are safe after Hurricane Irene tore past their island.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 06:56pm EDT

Metro weathers Hurricane Irene with no major delays

Dan Stessel, spokesman, Metro

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 05:57pm EDT

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Post-Hurricane Irene dangers still exist in recovery efforts

Richard Serino, deputy administrator, FEMA

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 05:51pm EDT

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U.S. Airways cancels 2,400 flights due to Hurricane Irene

Todd Lehmacher, U.S. Airways

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 05:43pm EDT

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Irene interrupts work on "Extreme Makeover" house

Hurricane Irene interrupted the schedule for a Delaware building project that will be featured on an upcoming episode of a home makeover show.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 04:48pm EDT

Dozens visit MLK Memorial on former dedication day

As the rain stopped falling and the winds died down, 43 boys from Cleveland formed a circle Sunday around the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and joined hands at the hour it was supposed to be dedicated by President Barack Obama.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 04:46pm EDT

Irene forecasts on track; not up to speed on wind

Hurricane Irene was no mystery to forecasters. They knew where it was going. But what it would do when it got there was another matter.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 04:45pm EDT

Va gov: Dangers from Irene remain

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says that while Hurricane Irene wasn't as bad as expected, dangers remain.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 04:43pm EDT

Woman killed when storm knocks chimney into home

Queen Anne County Sheriff's Office says an 85-year-old woman was killed when a tree felled by Hurricane Irene's high winds knocked a chimney through the glass roof of the sunroom where she was sitting.

Sunday - 08/28/2011, 04:08pm EDT
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