The mega storm that pounded the Northeast overnight continues to take its toll. The Associated Press is reporting that 33 people have died, and dozens of homes have been destroyed and millions of people from Maine down to the Carolinas have no power.
Across the Hudson River from New York City, New Jersey was pounded by the storm. A levee broke in northern New Jersey, submerging the entire town of Moonachie, with more than 1,000 people being evacuated as of this morning.
Around the world, people are watching Hurricane Sandy on TV, listening to coverage on the radio, but for many, social media has been the best way to keep up to date with the storm and those affected by it.
Hurricane Sandy may have brought one small benefit, the shutdown of government offices gave school districts around the country a few extra days to finish their applications for Race to the Top grants.
Opening statements in the trial for 12-year-old Joseph Hall begins today. Hall is accused of killing his father, Riverside resident Jeff Hall, a prominent neo-Nazi. We'll talk to KPCC's Steven Cuevas for the latest on the hearing.