As Susquehanna recedes from Lee, residents return

Ellie Martindale, one of the first residents to return, walks in her gate to check on her home after flooding in the Shipoke area caused by the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

September 10, 2011 6:37:17 PM PDT
Tens of thousands of people forced from their homes in Pennsylvania were allowed to return Saturday as the Susquehanna River receded from some of the highest floodwaters ever seen, swollen by remnants of Tropical Storm Lee.