Demanding Answers: CBS2 Grills Con Edison Over This Past Weekend's Crippling Power OutagesState officials have vowed to subject the utility to a strenuous investigation of why it intentionally threw the switch that left tens of thousands without power in the middle of a heat wave.
NYC Heat Wave: Thousands Still Without Power After Saturday's OutageThousands of people in Queens, Brooklyn and on Long Island were without power Sunday night as the heat wave that hit the Tri-State Area finished up its third day.
NYC Heat Wave: Thousands Affected By Power Outages Around Queens, Long Island, Other AreasAccording to PSEG Long Island, over 9,000 customers lost power Saturday afternoon in Far Rockaway, Queens and on Long Island.
NYC Heat Wave: Con Edison Promises 'Safe, Reliable' Service Over WeekendWith record high temperatures predicted for this weekend, Con Ed activated its command center and brought in an extra 4,000 people on 12-hour shifts.
NYC Heat Wave: Con Edison Under Pressure To Keep Lights On, Preparing For Record Power Demand This WeekendThe utility monopoly has been coping with a wave of sporadic problems since Saturday night's blackout on Manhattan's west side.
Astoria Residents Cope With Power Outage After Last Night's StormSome people in Queens have been without power since last night.
Another Power Outage Hits Staten Island, Thousands Of Con Ed Customers Affected For Second Straight DayCon Edison reports that about 3,800 customers were without power as of 7:30 p.m. Most of the affected residents are in the New Dorp section of the borough.
Power Restored On Staten Island After Outage Leaves Thousands In The DarkCouncilman Steven Matteo said a smoking circuit breaker caused the outage.
NYC Blackout: Mayor De Blasio Takes Heat For Being On Presidential Campaign Trail During BlackoutDe Blasio is trying to shrug it off, but many New Yorkers are not ready to let him off the hook.
NYC Blackout: Love Conquers All, Including Wedding Day DarknessImagine the lights going out on what’s supposed to be the best night of your life: Your wedding.
NYC Blackout: Uber, Lyft Accused Of Price Gouging During Weekend Power OutagePeople on social media called out companies like Uber and Lyft for their prices the night of the blackout in New York City.
NYC Blackout: Cuomo Threatens To Strip Con Ed's License; Con Ed Says 'Protective Relay Systems' FailedCon Ed officials said the blackout was not triggered by the heat or a high demand on the electrical grid. Cyber and terrorist attacks were also ruled out.
NYC Blackout: Cause Of Massive Manhattan Outage Under InvestigationCon Ed and city officials are trying to figure out how this happened and how to prevent a night like this from happening again.
NYC Blackout: Many Manhattan Businesses Hurt, But Some Soften Blow With Quick ThinkingSaturday night's blackout in Manhattan impacted the bottom line for plenty of businesses. But as CBS2 found out, some made the best of it.
NYC Blackout: Subway Passengers Plunged Into Darkness During Manhattan Power OutagePassengers were forced to find other ways to get off some of the trains and out of the stations.