The storm and its aftermath were blamed for at least 182 deaths in the U.S., and lives across the Tri-State area were forever changed.
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Sandy remains the costliest natural disaster to hit the New York area.
The storm was blamed for at least 48 deaths in New York and 12 in New Jersey -- and more than $71 billion in damage in this country alone.
Eight years later, parts of our area are still recovering, and there are images that will always stay with us.
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Night Before Sandy: October 28, 2012 news coverage
More lasting images:
Additionally, the Eyewitness News team reflected on the disaster and our coverage on the 5-year anniversary in 2017.
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