Well, at Least New Yorkers Aren’t Killing One Another

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg arrives at Seward Park High School on the lower east side, the site of one of many public shelters set up in preparation of the storm, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in New York. Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate coastal areas Sunday as big cities and small towns across the U.S. Northeast braced for the onslaught of a superstorm threatening some 60 million people along the most heavily populated corridor in the nation. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)
Photo: Louis Lanzano/AP/Corbis

"Let me also point out, I don't think we've had a murder in two or three days. That's some good news." —Mayor Bloomberg, looking on the bright side, at this afternoon's Hurricane Sandy press conference.