| 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....
| 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 1, 2011
| 10:13 AM
Bracing for an ice storm.... Crews were taking preventative measures in what could prove to be the worst of the winter for the Long Island Power Authority.
Protecting high voltage lines, by clearing limbs and removing fallen trees a top priority.
| Sep 1, 2010
| 4:16 PM
LONG ISLAND (WPIX) -- Looking at the current weather models, it appears Long Island won't be hit hard by Earl as the storm moves up the Coast. However, hurricanes don't always follow projected tracks and the Red Cross isn't taking any chances.
| Sep 8, 2010
| 1:08 PM
The Long Island Power Authority beefed up its response team in anticipation of Hurricane Earl, bringing in hundreds of line crews from out of state to help restore power in the storm's aftermath.
As it turns out, Long Island was spared the brunt of the...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 1:50 PM
The Long Island Power Authority says it screwed up its calculations and accidentally charged customers $231 million more than they actually owed.
The power provider is blaming a faulty formula for the miscalculation, and has created a plan to repay...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 1:12 PM
A wind advisory is in effect for the Tri-State area until 4 a.m. EST Sunday affecting the following areas: New York City, Long Island, the Lower Hudson Valley, northeastern New Jersey and southern Connecticut.
On Saturday, winds gust ranged from 45 to 55...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 1:07 PM
A Long Island landlord will spend time behind bars following the carbon monoxide deaths of three tenants at a West Babylon home he owned.
Wilson Milord, 50, of Brentwood, pleaded guilty in June to criminally negligent homicide in connection with the...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 2:18 PM
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that an earthquake just shook the town of Altamont, outside of Albany. Cuomo issued the following statement just after 5 p.m. Saturday:
"We have reports of a 2.9 magnitude earthquake just west-southwest of...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:04 PM
Across Long Island, 523,000 customers from Long Island Power Authority lost power due to Hurricane Irene. As of late this afternoon, 125,000 or about 24% of those customers were restored. That still leaves 345,798 customers in the dark Monday night....
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:55 PM
The Long Island Power Authority reports 165,340 customers remain without power across Long Island due to damages from Hurricane Irene. The number has decreased significantly since the 523,000 originally reported without electricity but many residents...