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    Thousands in Southern California are without power on Thanksgiving for the second year running as the region's largest utility cut off service amid risks of strong winds causing wildfires.  Edison International of Southern California halted power service to 63,835 homes and businesses across Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. The shutoff began around 10:36 a.m. local time...
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) -- Santa Ana winds continued to whip across Southern California overnight, toppling several large trees over in residential neighborhoods as thousands of people had their power cut on Thanksgiving in an effort to prevent wildfires.Red flag warnings went into effect Wednesday morning and will remain in effect through much of Friday due to predicted strong gusts...
    ESTES PARK, Colo. (CBS4) – Investigators believe the quickly-growing Kruger Rock Fire burning in Estes Park was ignited by power lines. CBS4’s Dillon Thomas was first to report the information, confirmed by Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith. (credit: CBS) In his first interview since the fire started Smith said the fire grew to more than 75 acres in just...
    MALIBU (CBSLA – A traffic accident caused a series of downed power lines on Sunday evening at Encinal Canyon Road and Clubhouse Drive in Malibu. Authorities have closed Encinal Canyon Road as cleanup, and an investigation, are underway. This is a breaking story. Check back for details.  
    TAUNTON, MA (CBS) – Saturday evening’s storm was quick but powerful, bringing down trees and power lines in several places, and in Taunton, catching neighbors by surprise. “The whole house was shaking really bad. The wind was slapping against my doors out back,” said one man without power on Thrasher Street. READ MORE: TrilliumEvacuated As Firefighters Battle Blaze At Seaport...
    AUBURN (CBS) – Part of Route 20 in Auburn will be closed for several hours after a serious car accident. Detours are in place between Millbury Street and Technology Drive after an SUV hit a utility pole, bringing down power lines. There’s no information on whether anyone inside the car was hurt or what caused the accident.
    A large and fast-moving tornado was caught on camera in southeast Texas on Wednesday.Video shows the rotating column of air crossing Interstate 10 in Orange, sending debris flying and snapping up several power lines. Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes hit several counties, leaving thousands of customers without power.A line of severe weather that moved from Texas across southern Louisiana and into...
    SCITUATE (CBS) – With many towns on the South Shore and Cape Cod still in the dark a day after Wednesday’s powerful nor’easter, gas is in high demand. LIST: These Towns Are Still Mostly In The Dark From Nor’easter Power Outages In Scituate, the line at the Sunoco station on Chief Justice Cushing Highway was more than 25 cars...
    Associated Press BOSTON — A nor’easter that battered the Atlantic coast with hurricane-force wind gusts left more than a half-million homes and businesses without power in New England and forced the closure of bridges, ferries and schools in the region Wednesday. Utility workers labored to restore power as the storm’s winds and rain, which were felt as far north as...
    BARNSTABLE (CBS) – A driver ended up trapped in her SUV when a tree and wires fell onto her car in Barnstable during the nor’easter overnight. The unidentified 31-year-old woman driving on Route 6A around 11:30 p.m. when the storm brought down a tree and power lines around her car. The driver of this SUV was trapped on Route 6A...
    DAVIS (CBS13) — Investigators are looking into what caused an early fire that brought down power lines in Davis. It was first reported around 3 a.m. on Olive Drive and Richards Boulevard. Exactly what caught fire is unclear, but firefighters responded to the scene and found that power lines had been damaged. No injuries have been reported.
    BERKELEY, Calif. (KGO) -- There were outages in Berkeley, El Cerrito and Albany, according to PG&E on Wednesday. The agency says it was because of the light rain. There were also problems on the Peninsula.About 5,000 customers lost power including some residents in Burlingame. A power pole on Dwight Road at Concord way caught fire.Power has been restored there. Officials...
    We begin today’s roundup with Paul Krugman’s analysis of Senator Joe Manchin’s desire to slash funds aimed at addressing the urgent climate crisis and child poverty. As Krugman points out, on both fronts, West Virginia would stand to benefit greatly from the proposed policies: You might be tempted to view this impasse as an indictment of America’s wildly unrepresentative political system, which effectively...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — The sprinkling of rain on Sunday night proved too much for some Bay Area power lines. The first rainfall of the autumn season caused multiple PG&E power poles to catch fire, in a phenomenon the company has dubbed “electrical flashover.” Sunday night’s cold front brought only a light drizzle, with much of the region seeing trace...
    CONCORD (CBS SF) — After months of drought conditions, Mother Nature has swung the storm door open, stacking up rain-laden cold fronts well out into the Pacific, bringing the promise of much needed precipitation to the parched Northern California hills. The first of the fronts swept into the area with light showers on Sunday night. READ MORE: Former Secretary of...
    During this tinder-dry wildfire season, a change to Pacific Gas & Electric’s power lines has dramatically reduced the risk of sparking calamitous and killer blazes. But every time a rogue squirrel gets zapped, hundreds of rural residents are suddenly plunged into darkness – for hours, sometimes days. Computer screens go blank. Stoves don’t work. WiFi goes dead. Refrigerators stop cooling....
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- For three years the Bay Area has faced a consistent threat of rolling blackouts, leaving experts questioning if there's enough being done to prevent them in the future."It's job number one for all California utilities to get better at this," said Ralph Cavanagh, the co-director of the Natural Resources Defense Council's (NRDC) energy program. "No one...
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Incredible images from Colorado Springs firefighters show an SUV suspended in the guy-wires of some power lines. Firefighters rushed to the scene near Highway 115 and South Nevada on Tuesday afternoon. #ColoradoSpringsFire is on scene of a #trafficaccident at Hyw 115/S. Nevada. Vehicle went off roadway and is suspended in the guy-wires of the power lines....
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Butler County-based contracting company pleaded guilty to violating an Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulation that resulted in the death of an employee. READ MORE: Duquesne University Extends President Dr. Ken Gormleys Contract Investigators say an employee from Insight Pipe Contracting, which is based in Harmony, was installing a pipe-liner at a...
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A report from the Federal Aviation Administration shows the pilot of a hot air balloon that crashed in New Mexico in June had marijuana and cocaine in his system. Pilot Nicholas Meleski died along with his four passengers after the balloon descended in the sky above Albuquerque, hit power lines and crashed into a busy...
    IRVINGTON, New Jersey (WABC) -- An apparently stolen vehicle slammed into a New Jersey Transit bus in Irvington Wednesday morning, sending the bus careening into power lines.The vehicles crashed at the intersection of Grove Street and 18th Avenue around 7:30 a.m.Roughly 30 customers were on board at the time, and the force of the collision sent the bus -- on...
    Heart-stopping footage has caught the moment a pet puppy was rescued after being kidnapped and held hostage for three days by a wild monkey.   The two-week-old black and white puppy, named Saru, was grabbed by the primate and taken to the top of an electricity post in Taman Lestari Putra, Malaysia on September 16. Residents noticed the hostage situation and...
    SOLANO COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- Monday's Public Safety Power Shutoff was much more limited than originally expected, according to PG&E, due to favorable weather conditions.As of this afternoon, about 5,200 customers were impacted in ten counties.In Solano County, that number was just 100, but many of them were in the same neighborhoods severely damaged by last year's devastating wildfires.For Ben...
    EL CERRITO, Calif. (KGO) -- By mid-morning on Sunday, power outages caused by the Bay Area's first bout of heavy fog and drizzle after a long dry spell continued to affect the region, especially the East Bay.As of 10 a.m., more than 26,000 customers around the region were still affected, according to PG&E spokesperson Karly Hernandez.The majority were in the...
    TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – It was a hectic scene on Sunday in Lake Worth when a military jet training trip went very wrong. (credit: Sara Waeltz) Two pilots were ejected from a jet before it crashed in a backyard near Tejas Trail. The area is residential, causing damage to three homes, and injuries to three community members. The residents of the...
    REGIONAL (BCN) — By mid-morning on Sunday, power outages caused by the Bay Area’s first bout of heavy fog and drizzle after a long dry spell continued to affect the region, especially the East Bay. As of 10 a.m., more than 26,000 customers around the region were still affected, according to PG&E spokesperson Karly Hernandez. READ MORE: Menlo Park Man...
    Thousands of Bay Area residents woke up without power Sunday morning after a light rain caused outages, mostly in the East Bay. Throughout the Bay Area, 28,900 PG&E customers are impacted, said spokeswoman Deanna Contreras. Of those, 23,800 are in the East Bay. Richmond and El Cerrito were hit the hardest — 19,700 customers there lost power. Castro Valley, Fremont,...
    SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — Power outages around the Bay Area on Sunday morning are affecting thousands of customers, most of them in the East Bay, PG&E said. As of 8 a.m., more than 14,000 customers were without power in the Richmond and San Pablo areas, a PG&E spokesperson said. READ MORE: VIDEO: Smash-and-Grab Suspects Arrested In Brazen Serramonte Center Jewelry...
    There is a small cluster of people whose accomplishments are so broadly recognized that they are known by a single name: Cher, Madonna, 2Pac, to name a few. This week marks the 700th anniversary of the death of one of them: Dante, the medieval poet known as the “father of the Italian language” and the “Supreme Poet” of Italy. His...
    PALO ALTO, Calif. (KGO) -- A small plane crashed after striking power lines in Palo Alto Monday afternoon, FAA spokesperson said.The twin-engine Beechcraft Baron crashed at around 1:50 p.m. after striking power lines northeast of Palo Alto Airport.Authorities did not release any information about any passengers or injuries.The FAA will release the tail number of the aircraft once investigators verify...
    Palo Alto — A plane crashed into a marsh near the Palo Alto Airport on Monday after striking power lines, the Palo Alto Fire Department said. At about 1:50 p.m. Monday, the pilot of a Beechcraft Barron hit the wires and crashed into marshland surrounding the airport but was able to safely walk away, Palo Alto Fire Department Deputy Chief...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — All cable car service in San Francisco has been shut down Thursday afternoon due to a power outage, according to transit officials. The SFMTA Twitter account posted about the service shutdown at about 1:45 p.m. Thursday. Muni officials said that bus shuttles would provide service to cover the Powell, Powell-Hyde, Powell-Mason and California cable car...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Cleanup continues after storms pounded the Chicago area on Tuesday, bringing torrential rain, fierce winds, and lightning; knocking down trees and utility poles, knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses. The storms first hit the far north and northwest suburbs, then the southwest suburbs in Will County. READ MORE: Lake Central High School Locked Down...
    CHANNAHON, Ill. (CBS) — Afternoon storms pounded the Chicago area Tuesday with torrential rain, fierce winds, and a lot of lightning. The storms first hit the far north and northwest suburbs, then the southwest suburbs in Will County – where a tornado warning was called. READ MORE: 2 Armed Robbers Target Speedway Gas Station In Downers Grove Hit especially hard...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — In the wake of Hurricane Ida, more than one million people were in the dark. But one local utility company is in Louisiana helping restore power to homes and families. READ MORE: State Police Locate Missing Cambria County Girls According to Entergy, the electric company that services parts of Louisiana, about 60 percent of customers have had...
    Utility poles lean over a street following Hurricane Ida on August 31, 2021 in Houma, Louisiana.Scott Olson/Getty Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.This story was originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Hurricane Ida, one of the strongest storms to...
    Power out, high voltage lines on the ground, possibly weeks until electricity is restored in some places: The dismal state of power in Hurricane Ida’s wake is a distressingly familiar scenario for Entergy Corp., Louisiana’s largest electrical utility. The power company has grappled with other widespread outages after Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustave and Ike — not to mention Laura, Delta...
    PRESIDENT Joe Biden was spotted pocketing a cheat sheet of local officials and their photos with scripted talking points as he toured Ida damage in Louisiana on Friday.  Once Biden landed at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on Friday, a cheat sheet featuring officials’ names and likenesses was bulging out of his back pants pocket.  5Joe Biden was spotted...
    Nearly 10,000 residents in Connecticut are still without power more than 24 hours after Tropical Depression Ida made its way through the region. As of 3 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 2, 8,721 of Eversource’s 1.286 million Connecticut customers were still reporting outages, while United Illuminated was still working to repair 127 active outages that were impacting 509 of the company’s...
    Two days after Hurricane Ida tore through, New Orleans and its surrounding area remain almost totally without power. Levees, floodwalls, floodgates, pumps, and other protections prevented massive flooding, but Ida knocked out all eight transmission lines into the city, plunging it and nearby parishes into darkness. Getting the lights back on will be an arduous process that doesn't yet have...
    New York (CNN Business)The power is off for nearly a million customers in Louisiana after a Category 4 storm slammed into the region. But that's not the biggest problem facing the storm-ravaged state: It's the possibility of perhaps hundreds of thousands of people going weeks, if not longer, before power is restored. Although New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said Tuesday...
    (CNN)Millions of Americans have gone without power this year. The biggest examples include California (heat), Texas (cold) and now Louisiana (hurricanes).With New Orleans, a major US city, powerless -- potentially for weeks -- in the aftermath of a hurricane with dangerously high temperatures setting in, it's worth taking a serious look at efforts to improve the nation's power system and...
    This is the shocking moment a train smashed into a semi truck stuck on Texas railroad tracks and destroyed the expensive wind turbine blade the vehicle was hauling.  Daniel Canup, a driver for Minnesota company Northern Lights Specialized, LLC, was making a turn on Route 183 in Luling, about 50 miles south of Austin, when his oversized rig stopped on...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hurricane Ida knocked out all eight transmission lines that deliver power to New Orleans, leaving the entire city without electricity as the powerful storm pushed through on Sunday and early Monday with winds that reached 150 miles per hour. Some of the hardest-hit areas won’t see power restored for weeks. A look at what that means for...
    New Orleans officials report the city’s power transmission lines suffered “catastrophic” damage in the wake of Category 4 Hurricane Ida. The storm knocked all eight lines out of service. The imbalance also knocked power-generation facilities offline. “We are currently working to assess damage and identify a path forward to restore power, to those who can take it, in the area....
    LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens (WABC) -- There are major subway disruptions Monday morning following a power surge in parts of New York City. Con Edison says the surge was caused by a manhole fire in Long Island City on Sunday night.The MTA tweeted that there is extremely limited service on the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and L trains...
    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (CBS) — Scattered storms hit the area again on Sunday, and took a strong turn in the northwest suburbs. In Arlington Heights, the storms left a big mess. A big tree limb fell on a home and some cars, and other tree limbs were just thrown onto the ground. READ MORE: At Least 4 Killed, 43 Wounded...
    NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - Nashville-based helicopter pilot Joel Boyers had just finished helping his fiancee earn her pilot's license on Saturday morning, and they were heading home to celebrate, when he received a frantic call from a woman in Pennsylvania. Her brother's home in Waverly, Tennessee, was underwater and he was trapped on a roof with his daughters. Could Boyers...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville-based helicopter pilot Joel Boyers had just finished helping his fiancee earn her pilot’s license on Saturday morning, and they were heading home to celebrate, when he received a frantic call from a woman in Pennsylvania. Her brother’s home in Waverly, Tennessee, was underwater and he was trapped on a roof with his daughters. Could Boyers...
    A new wildfire started outside California’s capital over the weekend, and it has already ravaged more than 215 square kilometers as of Wednesday. At least two people had to be airlifted to the hospital after the Caldor fire destroyed a small town about 50 miles from Sacramento, the California capital. Mass quarantine in Florida school district Authorities advised thousands of...