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Police say the suspect pictured above is wanted for 18 burglaries in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. (credit: NYPD)

Cops: Suspect Wanted For String Of Burglaries In Outer Boroughs Poses As Utility Worker

Police say a man posing as a utility worker is wanted for 18 burglaries in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island.

05/16/2013

PSE&G office. (credit: Philip J. Victor, CBSNewYork.com)

PSE&G Says Bills Will Be Lower Even With $4 Billion In Potential Upgrades

Public Service Electric & Gas said residential customers will pay $1 less a month in 2018 than they do now if natural gas prices remain at current levels.

03/20/2013

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, work crews trim trees entangled in power lines. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

PSE&G Plans $4 Billion Upgrade After Sandy

PSE&G wants to spend $3.9 billion to strengthen distribution lines, protect utility stations from storm surges and make the grid easier to repair.

02/20/2013

Bayonne, New Jersey (credit: Nicholas Macchia)

Widespread Power Outages Across Tri-State, But Area Spared Worst Of Storm’s Wrath

Connecticut’s two largest power companies had anticipated about 30 percent of their customers losing power, or roughly 400,000 homes and businesses.

02/09/2013

New Jersey Turnpike near the Pulaski Skyway - Feb. 8, 2013 (credit: NJ511)

Winter Storm Dumps Snow On Garden State, Knocks Out Power

The northeastern part of the state was expected to get a foot or more of snow as the storm intensified overnight.

02/08/2013

LIPA crews working. (credit: CBS 2)

Utilities Looking To Avoid Repeat Of Sandy, Say They’re Ready

Heavy snow and strong winds could knock down trees and power lines.

02/08/2013

(credit: Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

MetLife Stadium’s Cold-Weather Super Bowl Has New Element — Power

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was sitting with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at the game Sunday, and they talked about avoiding a repeat of the blackout at next year’s game at the Meadowlands.

02/05/2013

Hurricane Sandy power problems

Power Companies To Customers With Big Post-Sandy Bills: Read Your Own Meters

Power customers across the Tri-State Area were thoroughly displeased after getting huge bills for estimated usage this month despite losing power, and then being asked to read their own meters to correct the situation.

11/28/2012

Power lines downed by Sandy in New Jersey (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

More New Jersey Towns Look To Become Their Own Utilities After Sandy

For at least one New Jersey town, power was restored quickly and orderly after superstorm Sandy, and there is a very good reason.

11/19/2012

Hoboken Red Tag

Hoboken Residents Vent Frustration After Gas Is Cut Off At Their Homes

Residents of Hoboken expressed their frustration Monday night at a town hall meeting with representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

11/12/2012

PSE&G office. (credit: Philip J. Victor, CBSNewYork.com)

PSE&G Says Power Restored To ‘Virtually All Customers’

The utility said it would continue to perform repairs on a 24/7 basis for customers without service as a result of the storms or because of localized issues with their electric service.

11/12/2012

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If You Think Utility Workers Live A Different Life Than You, Think Again

If you lost power during Hurricane Sandy or the nor’easter that hit our area you’re probably not feeling too charitable towards your utility company. But many of their workers are in the same boat you are.

11/08/2012

Manchester, N.J. (credit: Chris Donna Knight Celmer)

Christie: Most In NJ To Have Power Back By Saturday

Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday’s nor’easter only caused a slight setback to the recovery efforts from Superstorm Sandy, adding he expects power to be restored to almost everyone in the state by this weekend.

11/08/2012

A dumpster in Jersey City filled with belongings that had to be thrown out - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

Jersey City Mayor Wants Substations Moved In Wake Of Sandy Outages

Parts of Jersey City are still without power over a week after superstorm Sandy struck and the mayor wants to do something to help prevent future outages.

11/07/2012

Power lines down from Sandy, Oct. 30, 2012 (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

PSE&G Crews Work Around The Clock To Restore Power As Nor’easter Looms

Some New Jersey families were on the verge of seeing the light at the end of the tunnel Tuesday night after eight days without power.

11/06/2012

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