Mike Clendenin

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.

07/30/2015

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

Commuters wait on the platform at Metro-North's Stamford station, Oct. 1, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

MTA Board Approves Credit For Weekly, Monthly New Haven Line Ticket Holders

The line the MTA was counting on failed just outside what was called the freeze pit.

10/01/2013

Con Edison worker in Borough Park (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Con Ed Seeks $400 Million In Rate Increases For New Flood-Repelling Equipment

Con Ed said it wants to spend $1 billion to protect critical equipment from storms. The first $400 million installment will mean a rate hike of 3 percent.

01/25/2013

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Con Ed: 30 Manhole Covers Stolen In Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx

The utility believes the manhole covers are being sold for scrap metal.

05/03/2012

Con-Ed employees (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Con Ed Ready To Take On Extra Power Demand During Heat Wave

When one summer ends Con Ed begins preparing for the next year’s round of extreme heat and humidity.

07/21/2011

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No Relief In Sight: Heat Wave Continues To Grip Tri-State Area

The next three days are expected to see temperatures in the middle to upper 90’s. AccuWeather RealFeel temps could hit 105 to 110 degrees each afternoon.

07/20/2011