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Fire crews respond to a manhole fire on West 190th Street in Manhattan on July 30, 2015. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS2)

Manhole Fire Knocks Out Power In Washington Heights As Tri-State Faces Another Day Of Extreme Heat

About 800 Con Edison customers lost power after a manhole fire on West 190th Street in Washington Heights. It happened around 5 a.m. Thursday.

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Con Edison crews working on a street in New York City. (credit: CBS2)

More Pressure On The Power Grid As Temperatures Again Soar Across Tri-State

Temperatures soared into the 90s again Wednesday, putting incredible demand on the power grid and leaving some sweating in dark rooms.

07/29/2015

A power line caught fire in Ossning on Wednesday, July 29. (Credit: CBS2)

Con Ed: Winter Damage, Heat, High Demand To Blame For Summer Power Woes

Power problems were spread around the area as the heat soared into the mid-90s for a second day Wednesday, and Con Edison said many factors – including damage dating back to the winter – are to blame.

07/29/2015

Con Edison crews making repairs after heat overloaded power lines, leading to temporary outages around parts of New York City on July 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Manhole Explodes In Brooklyn As Storms, Heat Hit Tri-State Area

Con Edison crews worked overnight to make repairs to the system, including fixing power lines that became so overheated, they caught on fire.

07/21/2015

Sprint store without power on Staten Island (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Thousands Without Power On Staten Island Amid Hot And Humid Weather

It’s the second day of hazy, hot and humid conditions across much of the Tri-State area.

07/20/2015

Michelle Mian was struck and killed by a falling tree in New Milford, NJ on July 1, 2015. (credit: Handout)

21-Year-Old Woman Killed By Falling Tree In New Jersey After Powerful Storms

A family was in shock late Wednesday, after 21-year-old college student was struck and killed by a falling tree outside her home in Bergen County, New Jersey.

07/01/2015

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

Manhole Fires Make For Subway Headaches In Brooklyn

Manhole fires along Bergen Street snagged multiple subway lines from downtown Brooklyn to Park Slope Wednesday afternoon.

07/01/2015

Acropolis Gardens residents, who say they haven't had gas in their homes in a month and a half, hold a protest June 21, 2015. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Astoria Apartment Complex Residents In Weekslong Fight To Have Gas Restored

Residents of a Queens apartment complex are fed up after going the past month and a half without hot water and cooking gas.

06/21/2015

(Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Carnegie Deli To Remain Closed For At Least 2 Weeks Over Gas Issue

The famed Carnegie Deli in Midtown will remain closed for at least two more weeks, after it was found to be diverting some of its gas before it reached the meter.

06/19/2015

Three people were injured when a manhole exploded in the Bronx on Friday, June 12. (Credit: CBS2)

Flying Manhole Cover Leaves Woman, 2 Children Injured In The Bronx

A manhole cover went flying Friday evening in the Bronx, leaving a woman and two children injured.

06/12/2015

The front window of Barneys New York(Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Residents: Barneys Renovation Caused Con Ed To Shut Off Gas

A spokesman for Barneys said the unauthorized connection with pre-existing and unrelated to their renovation.

06/01/2015

Gas inspectors at a building on 155th Street in Harlem. (Credit: CBS2)

Calls For Gas Inspections Skyrocket After East Village Explosion

Calls from customers concerned about gas leaks have risen sharply since the deadly explosion last week in the East Village, and Con Edison inspectors have been working at a frantic pace.

04/03/2015

First responders work at the site of the March 26, 2015, East Village explosion and fire. (credit: CBS2)

Police: 2nd Body Found At Site Of East Village Explosion

The body has not been identified or moved, police said. Two men went missing Thursday when an explosion and fire leveled three apartment buildings on Second Avenue at East Seventh Street.

03/29/2015

FDNY personnel work to extinguish a fire as a building burns after an explosion on Second Avenue in the East Village on March 26, 2015. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Someone May Have ‘Inappropriately’ Tapped Gas Line Before East Village Explosion

Twenty-two people were injured, four critically, after the powerful blast and fire sent flames soaring and debris flying Thursday afternoon. Six members of the FDNY were hurt in the operation.

03/27/2015

Moises Locon and Nicholas Figueroa (Family photo/Facebook)

2 Unaccounted For After East Village Explosion, Fire

Two people remain unaccounted for after an apparent gas explosion in the East Village that leveled three five-story buildings.

03/27/2015

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