| Aug 13, 2012
| 8:21 PM
A spokesperson for Indiana Michigan Power says that a bird that came in contact with a transformer is to blame for thousands of outages across the area Monday night.
I&M said that the bird caused three circuits to fail.
At the peak of the outage,...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 8:05 PM
Billie Bratton held up her I&M electric bills and rattled the monthly totals from memory.
In four months this year, the South Bend resident paid $404.90 in January, $433.13 in February, $443.61 in March, and her bill in April so far totals $344.35....
| Mar 31, 2011
| 7:27 AM
Appalachian Power today asked to increase the base rate charged to customers. The utility filed a rate review and increase request with the State Corporation Commission for an overall increase of 9.6% that would take effect early in 2012.
| Jan 1, 2011
| 12:43 AM
More than 3,000 electric customers in two Michiana counties lost power on Saturday morning.
A spokeswoman for Indiana Michigan Power told WSBT that about 2,000 people in Elkhart County lost power around 1:45 a.m. and about 1,000 people lost power in...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 2:10 PM
A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for entire area until 10 a.m. Tuesday.
We saw rain and freezing rain overnight creating very slick roads early Monday morning, and we'll continue to see rain, freezing rain and sleet until early afternoon....
| Jun 29, 2011
| 1:35 AM
Michigan customer of Indiana Michigan Power will see a credit on their July bills.
How much? I&M says a residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt hours in a month should see a one-time credit of $11.06 on their July statement.
Overall, the company will...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 7:34 AM
Indiana Michigan Power is asking for a 9.7 percent rate increase for its Michigan customers to cover the cost of maintenance and new emissions controls as part of proposed federal environmental regulations.
The company, which serves more than 128...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 10:22 AM
Indiana Michigan Power says a series of proposed stricter emissions standards by the Environmental Protection Agency are unrealistic and, if passed, would force the company to increase electricity rates for customers as much as 30 percent.
Based on the...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 4:25 AM
If you own a home and live in Indiana, you now have new rights when it comes to protecting your trees from power companies. The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission recently issued an order saying utilities can't just enter onto private property and trim...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 12:36 PM
Indiana Michigan Power will begin raising the water level upstream of the Elkhart Hydroelectric Generating Station on March 14.
According to an I&M news release, the reservoir was lowered two feet in December to prevent ice buildup at the County Road...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 8:03 PM
GRANGER, Ind. — A SWAT standoff in the home of former Notre Dame football defensive coach Corwin Brown is over. He was loaded into an ambulance and taken to the hospital with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the side, and police say he is currently...