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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

The wreckage of a car following a manhole explosion in Brooklyn on Feb. 3, 2015.  (credit: CBS2)

Park Slope Buildings Evacuated Following Manhole Fire

According to fire department officials, carbon monoxide levels started to rise and the buildings were evacuated as a precaution.

02/03/2015

Con Edison has asked the Public Service Commission to approve a rate hike (Credit: CBS2)

Con Ed Seeks 3.2 Percent Rate Hike For 2016

Con Ed said the money would be used for enhanced security, improved reliability and better customer service through an enhanced website.

02/01/2015

Residents say frequent complaints about a dangerous sinkhole in the Bronx have gone unanswered. (Credit: CBS2)

Bronx Residents Say Complaints About Sinkhole Have Fallen On Deaf Ears

Bronx residents call a sinkhole downright dangerous, but say their complaints have fallen on deaf ears.

12/30/2014

(Credit: Matt Kozar/CBS2)

Residents Of 2 Bronx Buildings Complain Of Lack Of Heat

Scores of people who pay rent complain they have no heat and the blame is falling on their landlord.

11/15/2014

The Squad 288/Hazmat 1 firehouse in Maspeth lost 18 members on 9/11. (credit: CBS 2)

Con Ed Cables Catch Fire, Send Flames Up From Sidewalk In Astoria, Queens

Underground Con Edison cables caught fire in Astoria, Queens Thursday afternoon, prompting the evacuation of three homes.

11/13/2014

Authorities on the scene of a water main break near Herald Square on Oct. 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Major Water Main Break In Midtown Causes Flooding Near Herald Square

The incident began at around 8:15 a.m. at 1270 Broadway near 33rd Street.

10/21/2014

Police are looking for a man and a woman who they said posed as Con Ed workers and stole $70,000 from a Queens man's home. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Man, Woman Posing As Con Ed Workers Steal $70,000 From Queens Home

Police are trying to track down a man and a woman who they said posed as Con Ed workers to get into a 78-year-old Queens man’s home and steal $70,000.

09/18/2014

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

Crews on the scene of a manhole fire in Queens on June 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Service Restored After Manhole, Power Line Fires Knock Out Power For Hundreds In Queens

Officials said an underground cable caught fire, triggering manhole explosions and fires on some overhead power lines around 6 a.m. at 95th Avenue near 96th Street in Ozone Park.

06/19/2014

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Service Briefly Disrupted Across Entire NYC Subway System Due To Power Dip

At around 9:45 a.m., Con Ed said it experienced a “system voltage dip,” similar to a brownout.

06/18/2014

East Harlem Explosion

Reports Of Gas Leaks On The Rise In Wake Of Fatal East Harlem Blast

Residents living near a pair of East Harlem buildings claim that they smelled gas in the area the night before a deadly explosion.

03/15/2014

Gas Odor

Experts: If You Smell Gas, Report It Right Away

Experts have advice on how to deal with the smell of gas and the threat of a leak, whether you live in an apartment building or a private home.

03/13/2014

Electric meter (credit: clipart.com)

Westchester Residents Face Higher Gas, Electric Bills

The utilities have not increased the costs. Rather, natural gas is a commodity and in this frigid winter, the wholesale price of natural gas has hit record levels.

02/26/2014

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