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An empty D train sits at the 81st Street station on Sept. 13, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

A, B, C & D Subway Lines Experience 2nd Power Outage In Less Than 24 Hours

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said it had to stop some trains on the A, B, C, and D lines after a power outage at 81st Street on Manhattan’s West Side impacted subway signals.

09/13/2013

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Many Blackhawks Fans Miss The Big Game After Storm Knocks Out Power

Those who got to see the Blackhawks rally to beat the Bruins and win the Stanley Cup last night won’t soon forget it, but unfortunately neither will those who didn’t get to see the big win, after a strong, fast-moving storm knocked out power.

06/25/2013

7 Train (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Power Outage Shuts Down 7 Train Between Manhattan And Queens

Service on the 7 Train between Manhattan and Queens was suspended Saturday morning, following a power outage.

05/25/2013

Nassau University Medical Center - File Photo

Nassau University Medical Center Goes To Emergency Power

A hospital on Long Island was forced to switch to emergency generator power Monday morning.

04/22/2013

7 Train Outage

7 Train Shutdown During Evening Rush Infuriates Straphangers

A shutdown of 7 Train service Tuesday evening caused a nightmare ride home for Queens residents.

02/19/2013

Beyonce (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images), Boomer Esiason (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Boomer: I Repeat, Beyonce Had Power Issues Before Super Bowl; More On Lewis

Boomer has his story, and he’s sticking to it: “There was no embellishment … there was no agenda from where I got the story from, nobody was looking to embarrass anybody.”

02/05/2013

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Power Goes Down For Over Half An Hour In Middle Of Super Bowl

Power went down in the Superdome during the third quarter of the Super Bowl, taking down many of the lights and the scoreboard for more than 30 minutes.

02/03/2013

Leaky Ceiling In Red Hook Houses Apartment Nov. 12, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Residents, Public Advocate Blast NYCHA For ‘Unacceptable’ Rent Credit Plan

That credit will not appear until the January 2013 rent bills go out, the city announced.

11/13/2012

LIPA Protesters (credit: CBS 2)

LISTEN: LIPA Executive Questioned On Restoration Effort

Hervey said it remains unclear if LIPA customers will see rates increase due to the storm.

11/12/2012

Gov. Chris Christie Thanks FEMA Workers In Lincroft, N.J. Nov. 12, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Christie: Sandy Caused ‘Incalculable’ Damage To New Jersey’s Spirit

Christie said he expects to have a dollar estimate on total loss in the next day or two. But the governor said he expects the combined damage in New York and New Jersey will be second only to the huge monetary cost of 2005’s Hurricane Katrina.

11/12/2012

Public Housing After Sandy

Brooklyn’s Largest Housing Project Remains Without Heat, Power

A crew was out front Monday working to get a temporary boiler up and running to finally get the residents heat.

11/12/2012

LIPA Protest

Some Long Island Residents Remain Unsatisfied By LIPA’s Promises

LIPA also had a change of heart about the inspection they told residents would have to undergo before they could get power, but the big move was not enough to end the outrage.

11/11/2012

Great Neck Power

Great Neck Block Gets Power Back, Only To Lose It Again Hours Later

Power had just been restored on the North Shore of Long Island when the nor’easter knocked it out all over again Wednesday night.

11/07/2012

Oakland beach in Rye, N.Y. as Hurricane Sandy approaches on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: Michelle Fraioli via Facebook)

Police: ‘Blackout Bandits’ Charged In Rye For Burglaries Following Sandy

Smith and Trully have been charges with six counts of burglary or attempted burglary in Rye, but police have linked them to a total of 35 robberies from Westchester to Connecticut since Sandy hit.

11/07/2012

A damaged home in Manhasset (credit: India Gray via Facebook)

LIPA Spokesman Estimates 90 Percent Restoration By Wednesday

Hervey said substations were badly corroded by the saltwater in the storm surge.

11/04/2012

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