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Motorist urged to avoid Blue Ridge Parkway

Concerns about downed trees and snow accumulations prompted the National Park Service to ask motorists to avoid traveling on the Blue Ridge Parkway over the next several days.

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 10:27pm EDT

Tags: National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway, Sandy, weather

EPA grants 16 states clean gas waivers after Sandy

The Obama administration is temporarily waiving some Clean Air Act requirements in 16 states and the District of Columbia to reduce fuel disruptions from Superstorm Sandy.

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 10:25pm EDT

Tags: EPA, gasoline, Sandy

Fallen D.C.-owned tree obstructed cleanup for homeowners

Superstorm Sandy toppled a soaring willow oak tree Monday night onto a two-story stucco house in northwest D.C., punching four holes in the roof.

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 06:56pm EDT

Tags: Sandy, tree removal

FCC: Communications slowly improving after Sandy

Cell towers knocked out by Superstorm Sandy were slowly coming back to life Wednesday, federal regulators said, but about 1 in 5 were still out of service in a storm-hit area stretching from Virginia to Massachusetts.

That compares with 1 in 4 cell towers that were out of service Tuesday, the day after the storm made landfall.

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 04:48pm EDT

Tags: cell phone, Sandy

Few lingering effects from Sandy in Washington D.C.

Government workers packed onto commuter trains and tourists flocked to the National Mall on Wednesday in the nation's capital, where there were few signs of the dangerous hybrid storm that blew through 36 hours before.

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 04:26pm EDT

Tags: Sandy, Pepco, Potomac River, derecho

Monocacy River nears predicted crest in Md.

70-year-old George Umberger had work to do Tuesday evening as the Monocacy River neared its predicted crest of 21.5 feet.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 10:08pm EDT

Tags: Monocacy River, flooding, Sandy

Superstorm Sandy's winds whip Md. house fire

Anne Arundel County fire officials say winds from superstorm Sandy fed a house fire in Edgewater that caused extensive damage.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 09:57pm EDT

Tags: Fire, Sandy

Early voting to resume in D.C.; hours extended

Early voting is set to resume in the District of Columbia after being halted for two days because of superstorm Sandy.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 05:06pm EDT

Tags: Hurricane Sandy, Sandy, early voting

D.C. flocks to bars seeking shelter from Sandy

While some people took cover at home during Monday's superstorm, others hunkered down at local bars to take advantage of a day off work.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 03:47pm EDT

Tags: alicia lozano, Sandy, d.c. bars

Storm shorts East Coast blood supply

Hurricane Sandy has caused a blood supply shortage after dozens of blood drives were canceled because of the storm.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 06:37am EDT

Tags: blood supply, Red Cross, Sandy, American Red Cross

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