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Con Edison crews work to restore power to buildings on 30th Street between 8th and 9th avenues in Chelsea on Feb. 20, 2015. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Power Outage Strikes Part Of Chelsea

Con Edison spokesman Sidney Alvarez says several crews are responding to the affected buildings on 30th Street between 8th and 9th avenues.

02/20/2015

Some students were forced to sleep on cots in the gym at the Pace University Pleasantville campus, after a gas shutdown closed the dorms. (Credit: @JayFxcks)

Con Ed Restoring Gas To Buildings On Pace Campus In Pleasantville

Con Edison said it is restoring gas to buildings on the Pace University campus after a gas leak forced students to evacuate on Wednesday.

02/19/2015

Since last week's snowstorm, crews have responded to at least 300 manhole fires in New York City, including two Thursday morning on West 71st Street near Central Park West. (credit: CBS2)

Winter Weather To Blame For Many NYC Manhole Fires

Since last week’s snowstorm, crews have responded to at least 300 manhole fires in New York City, including two Thursday morning on West 71st Street near Central Park West.

02/05/2015

Firefighters respond to a manhole fire on Prospect Park West on Feb. 2, 2015. (credit: Jenna Stern)

Manhole Fire Injures 1, Blows Out Windows Near Prospect Park

The fire began around 11:30 a.m. on Prospect Park West between Fifth and Sixth streets.

02/02/2015

Queens manhole fire (credit: CBS2)

Con Edison: Queens Manhole Fire Likely Caused By Winter Weather Conditions

A manhole cover popped right off as thick black smoke burst out of the manhole in Long Island City Sunday morning.

01/25/2015

A power outage hit New Rochelle Aug. 27, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Temporary Blackout Hits Parts Of New Rochelle

Sections of south and east New Rochelle went dark just before 11 a.m.

08/27/2014

Firefighters respond to a five-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Rob Bennett/Office of Mayor of New York/Getty Images)

Report: East Harlem Probe Reveals Improper Training For Con Ed Workers

A state probe into the deadly East Harlem building explosion last March has revealed flaws in the training of Con Edison workers who handle underground natural gas pipes, according to a published report.

07/31/2014

Broadcast copper at the 103rd floor of the Empire State Building - April 30, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Con Edison Launches Program To Combat Copper Theft

Con Edison has launched a program aimed at deterring copper wire thefts and protecting its equipment.

07/30/2014

Some residents have called for the closure of a Westchester County shooting range following a June incident in which a woman was apparently hit with a bullet fragment. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Con Ed Terminates Lease For Controversial Westchester Gun Range

An attorney for the Westchester Police Revolver and Rifle League said the decision was politically motivated.

07/16/2014

A Con Edison truck (credit: Getty Images)

Con Edison Invests $1.3 Billion Toward Summer Energy Costs

Con Edison said Tuesday it is investing $1.3 billion to meet added summer energy demand in New York City and Westchester County.

06/03/2014

Firefighters remove debris from the site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Con Ed Has Plan To Increase Gas Leak Patrols In Wake Of East Harlem Blast

Con Edison President Craig Ivey says the utility is starting a pilot program to have trucks that scan for stray voltage check for gas leaks as well.

05/02/2014

New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Metro-North To Begin Work To Increase Power Supply For New Haven Line

The railroad has been beefing up its power supply system since a Con Ed feeder cable blew out in Mount Vernon late last September. Service came to a screeching halt on the New Haven line for nearly two weeks.

04/18/2014

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Staten Island Residents Frustrated With New Utility Pole Placement

An older, shorter pole at the edge of West Fingerboard Road has been replaced by a new pole not more than a foot away, but the replacement was put right in the center of the sidewalk.

04/09/2014

Con Edison workers attend the site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Con Ed Pays Nearly 90 Victims Of East Harlem Blast

The company said the payments were made Thursday, a day after the blast.

03/20/2014

Joe Oza, whose mother was killed in a 2007 gas explosion, speaks at a news conference on March 19, 2014. He is accompanied by attorneys Derek Sells, left, and Doug Wigdor. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Families In Other Tragedies: Con Edison Has Been Negligent For Too Long

Families who lost loved ones in other gas disasters are hoping last week’s deadly East Harlem explosion is a wake-up call for Con Edison.

03/19/2014

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