-- A dam or levee broke early Tuesday in the town of Moonachie, said Jeanne Baratta, chief of staff for the Bergen County executive. Rescues are under way in Moonachie, Little Ferry and Carlstadt, where 4 to 5 feet of water has flooded streets. Thousands of people may be in need of rescue, she said. People are standing on their roofs.
-- Sandy has left 2,336,752 customers without electricity, the most power outages of any state.
-- New Jersey Transit will remain suspended indefinitely. Flooding from Sandy also forced the closure of Newark Liberty International and Teterboro airports.
-- The Garden State Parkway in New Jersey is now open, but more than 200 other state roads remain closed because of Sandy, Gov. Chris Christie said in a Twitter message Tuesday.
-- Outerbridge Crossing, George Washington, Goethals and Bayonne bridges have been reopened, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Tuesday.
-- The Tappan Zee Bridge, the busy span over the Hudson River, is now open, the New York governor's office said.
-- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sandy has killed 15 people in the state.
-- A record-setting power outage in New York City darkened a large Manhattan hospital, triggering a patient evacuation.
-- About 1,780,347 customers are without power, according to numbers from power suppliers.
-- New York's LaGuardia Airport is not expected to open Wednesday due to damage from Sandy, but John F. Kennedy International Airport will most likely be reopened, Cuomo said.
-- New York University Langone Medical Center went dark late Monday. More than 200 patients were being evacuated after backup power failed, said Lisa Greiner, a spokeswoman for the hospital.
-- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said more than 80 houses were believed to be lost in the Breezy Point fire in Queens.
-- Water spilled into subway tunnels connecting Manhattan with Brooklyn and with Queens, said Metropolitan Transit Authority spokesman Aaron Donavan. The water will have to be pumped out as it will not recede on its own.
-- The subway system remains closed entirely, as does MTA's bus system.
-- Two roadway tunnels linking Manhattan to the two boroughs took on water, too, and seven MTA bridges are closed because of high winds.
-- Obama declared a disaster in New York state, freeing up federal funds for the counties of Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), Nassau, New York, Richmond (Staten Island), Suffolk and Queens.
-- A crane atop a luxury Manhattan skyscraper under construction partly collapsed Monday, leaving its arm precariously perched and hanging over West 57th Street.