| Jul 6, 2010
| 6:39 PM
When you were chowing down on burgers on July 4th, bet you never guessed you'd be the one sizzling on the grill two days later. But power company Consolidated Edison saw it coming and they say they're ready for a fight with mother nature.
| Jul 10, 2010
| 2:46 PM
Con Edison is asking customers in Brooklyn to turn off non-essential appliances after reducing voltage in the borough by eight percent.
The reduction in electricity comes after equipment problems affecting the electrical cables that supply power to a...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 4:04 AM
Thousands of homes on Long Island and in the Bronx are without power after a fierce storm ripped through the area.
The National Weather Service says the storm touched down in the Bronx at around 3 p.m. Sunday and swept east through Nassau and Suffolk...
| Feb 7, 2010
| 4:25 PM
Con Edison crews from Orange and Rockland counties left early Sunday morning to help Atlantic City Electric restore power to customers left in the dark after Saturday's nor'easter.
Seventy-two workers are involved in the effort, and are expected to spend...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 10:54 AM
An explosion in a transformer underneath a Manhattan sidewalk sent flames up the front of a landmark building Thursday, shattering windows and blackening the front of several stories. No injuries were reported.
Consolidated Edison spokesman Christopher...
| Nov 4, 2009
| 5:10 AM
An intense fire tore through a Consolidated Edison substation in Westchester County early Wednesday morning.
At about 5:30 a.m. wild flames engulfed the substation at 142 Kingston Avenue in Yonkers. The station is west of the New York State Thruway....
| Mar 24, 2011
| 5:35 PM
PARK SLOPE, NY (WPIX) -- Electricity provider Con Edison is pulling the plug in Park Slope on their employee parking lot starting May 1st due to budget cuts, and workers and parking-starved residents are outraged.
Some employees tell PIX11 News it&...
| Apr 2, 2011
Ellen McCormack, a New York housewife who briefly became a national figure in American politics when she twice ran for president, in 1976 and 1980, in campaigns designed to galvanize the antiabortion movement, has died. She was 84.
McCormack died of...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Traffic is finally flowing freely in Flushing, Queens after an underground fire shut down the main drag for hours.
Con Edison managers are still investigating what initially caused the electrical burnout that sparked flames to erupt out of the street...
| Dec 27, 2010
| 5:13 AM
Plenty of people in our area will be waking up in the dark this morning.
Con Edison says 6,246 customers are without power in Queens. 1,777 customers in Westchester don't have electricity.
Long Island Power Authority is reporting 5,573 customers in...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 3:43 AM
Several New Yorkers are still without power Tuesday, following the blizzard that dropped 20 inches of snow in the area.
Consolidated Edison reported on Monday that 6,246 customers in Queens and 1,777 customers in Westchester were without electricity....