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A pile driver tipped over and took down power lines in Ridgefield, New Jersey on Wednesday, July 15. (Credit: CBS2)

Construction Equipment Tips Over, Takes Down Power Lines In Ridgefield, N.J.

A piece of construction equipment tipped over and took down power lines in Ridgefield, New Jersey Wednesday, cutting power to hundreds of customers.

07/15/2015

A PSE&G worker is pulled from the mud in North Arlington, N.J. on June 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

PSE&G Contractor Rescued From Mud In Bergen County

The contractor got stuck on in the thick mud along Disposal Road at around 8:40 a.m., according to officials.

06/22/2015

East Orange home where mother, child found dead (CBS2)

Mother, Child Found Dead Inside East Orange Home; Carbon Monoxide Suspected

Carbon monoxide is odorless and colorless. There was a carbon monoxide detector in the home but it was inoperable, Chief of Detectives Anthony F. Ambrose said.

04/08/2015

Whipping winds caused this tree to come crashing down on a lawn in Staten Island. (Credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS2)

Strong Winds Send Trees Crashing In Neighborhoods Around North Jersey, Staten Island

Whipping winds took down trees, power lines, and street signs on Tuesday, and it is just the beginning of a big shift in the weather in the Tri-State Area.

03/17/2015

Thermostat (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

PSE&G Extends Credit Program For Natural Gas Bills In New Jersey

The credits will cut the average customer’s bill by about 31 percent.

02/04/2015

Snow in Plainview, Long Island ahead of the expected blizzard on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

High Winds, Power Outages A Major Concern On Long Island

Long Island is right in the bull’s-eye of a massive winter storm which could dump up to two or more feet of snow in some areas.

01/26/2015

Power Lines (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

1,400 Customers In Woodbridge, N.J. Lose Power After Transformer Fire

A transformer failure cut power to 1,400 customers Wednesday in Woodbridge, New Jersey.

11/05/2014

FILE -- Utility workers replace a pole that was damaged by Superstorm Sandy in Seaside Heights, N.J. (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Utilities: Communication With Customers Will Be Better For Next Storm

A major complaint in the days following Sandy was that customers didn’t know what repairs crews were working on when their power would be restored.

10/29/2014

Flooded roads in Newark May 1, 2014 a day after heavy rains soaked the Tri-State Area. (Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

NJ Utility Turns To Sesame Street To Prepare Families For Emergencies

New Jersey’s largest utility is teaming with the producers of television’s Sesame Street to help families prepare for major emergencies such as hurricanes, tornadoes and floods.

10/07/2014

Long Island light poles with chemicals. (Credit: TV 10/55)

L.I. Law Warns Of Toxic Chemical Found On Power Poles

On Long Island, a new law is warning of toxic chemicals that have long been used to preserve power poles.

09/12/2014

PSEG utility trucks work outside Mobile gas station in Manhasset (Credit: Handout)

Long Island Business Owner Seeks Reimbursement From PSEG Over Lost Revenue

A gas station owner said PSEG Long Island closed the street next to his business, blocking customers from getting to his gas pumps and costing him tens of thousands of dollars.

09/10/2014

Green Dot Money Pak card

Suffolk County Police Warn Of PSEG Scam Targeting Businesses

Some Suffolk County businesses have reported receiving a call from someone who claims to work for the utility company and threatens to turn off electricity unless immediate payment is made.

08/05/2014

Power companies and environmentalists in New Jersey have been debating whether trees should be trimmed for power lines or left alone. (Credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Residents At Odds With Power Companies Over Rules For Tree Maintenance

The New Jersey Public Board of Utilities is holding meetings in Trenton between power companies and environmentalists because tree maintenance rules around power lines in the state will expire in less than a year.

04/01/2014

A new, taller utility pole in East Hampton, N.Y., stands next to an existing pole about half the size. (credit: CBS 2)

Extra Large Utility Poles Spark Anger On Long Island

About 900 Port Washington residents have signed a petition demanding their removal. The petition claims the taller poles are dangerous and an eyesore.

03/14/2014

Strong wind take down tree and poles in Park Ridge on March 13, 2014. (credit: Park Ridge Police)

Strong Winds Damage Store, Down Trees & Power Lines In New Jersey

March is living up to its reputation as wicked winds whipped across New York and New Jersey, making a blast of Arctic air feel even colder.

03/13/2014

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