What caused this electrical substation to explode in Manhattan last…

Some of the most striking footage to come out of Frankenstorm Sandy's merciless pounding of New York City began rolling in last night, shortly after 8:30 pm, when a massive explosion at a Consolidated Edison substation plunged tens of thousands of Manhattan residents into darkness. » 10/30/12 9:30am 10/30/12 9:30am

Superstorm cuts a swath through the northeast

Well, that was intense; Superstorm Sandy cut a swath through the North East last night and is now making its way through the interior states and up into Canada. Twitter was absolutely abuzz last night with news coming in from the various networks, first-hand accounts, and the FDNY first-response scanner. » 10/30/12 9:26am 10/30/12 9:26am