TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Superstorm Sandy claimed more than 180 lives and can be blamed for at least $65 billion in damage. But those numbers are not simple to calculate.
In two different reports, the federal government has reported the number of deaths at 117 and 159. An Associated Press survey of state and local officials responsible for tracking deaths found 182 attributed directly or indirectly to the storm.
The government's estimate of economic damage from the storm is $65 billion. Including inflation, that would make it the second costliest cyclone in the U.S. since 1900.
But researchers say past storms would have been more expensive if there had been modern development patterns at the time they struck.
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A District Court judge has ordered city leaders respond to a petition filed by an animal activist on the city's trap-neuter-return approach of managing feral cats.
Police responded to dozens of weather-related crashes in only a matter of hours Sunday.
A small plane crashed at about 8 a.m. Sunday morning on the Canyon Rim Trail near N.M. 502 and the entrance of Los Alamos.
Sunday night in Albuquerque and around the world people gathered for candlelight vigils to remember the loss of their children.
Department of Agriculture officials are warning customers to not get burned when buying firewood.
Church groups, parents and teachers met Sunday at the 20th annual Albuquerque Interfaith Convention. State education reform was their central focus.