MOSCOW (AP) — About 1,000 commuters have been trapped in a Moscow subway for several hours because of a power outage.
Moscow's subway said in a statement that passengers of three subway...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say nearly 18,000 customers were without power Saturday south of Omaha.
Television station WOWT reports that more than 9,000 Omaha Public Power District...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays were interrupted by a power outage at Tropicana Field that caused a 43-minute delay.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida utilities would have to come up with a 10-year plan to strengthen and bury power lines in an effort to ease post-hurricane power outages under a bill heading to...
February storm damage priced at $30 million
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Five Oregon counties will receive federal disaster relief following severe storms in February that caused major power outages and infrastructure damage.
North Carolina Army base: Blackout was part of training
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A sprawling North Carolina Army base says a power outage that lasted for hours was part of an unannounced training exercise.
Snake blamed for power outage at New Jersey hotel
MAWHAH, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say they have found an unlikely culprit for a power outage that struck a New Jersey hotel a week ago — a snake.
Most storm-related power outages fixed in Upper Midwest
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Most of the tens of thousands of people who lost electricity during a severe snow storm in the Upper Midwest have their power back on.
Storm causes power outages, damage in north Iowa
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A power spring storm system raking the Midwest has left thousands without power in northern Iowa and damaged some homes and businesses.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — More power outages hit Venezuela on Wednesday after the nation's worst blackouts earlier this month, knocking out water pumps and forcing some Caracas residents to spend...
Large new blackouts strike Venezuelan capital, provinces
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A new power outage spread across much of Venezuela on Monday, knocking communications offline and stirring fears of a repeat of the chaos almost two weeks ago during the...
The Latest: Blackouts again hit much of Venezuela
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political and economic crisis (all times local):
Power outages have hit across Caracas and in other parts of Venezuela...
PNM wraps up repairs on Albuquerque Sunport after outage
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico utility is finishing up repairs at the Albuquerque International Sunport in the wake of a power outage over the weekend.
Power line problem causes outage at Albuquerque airport
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico utility said a problem with an underground line caused a power outage in Albuquerque on Saturday, delaying flights and creating long wait times for...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A water main break has caused flooding and power outages in a neighborhood in northeast Portland.
The Portland Water Bureau said 1 million gallons of water gushed per...
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — In the week since a massive blackout left millions in Venezuela without power, both the government and opposition have put forward disputing theories on what caused the...
Officials extend investigation into power outages
HALLOWELL, Maine (AP) — An investigation into a series of power outages in Maine has been extended into the summer.
The Portland Press Herald reports an official with the state Public...
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CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Thirty-six miners at a New Mexico nuclear waste repository were trapped underground in an elevator for about three hours due to a power outage.
MARACAIBO, Venezuela (AP) — Bakeries, butcher shops, hardware stores, malls, hotels, pharmacies — these were just some of the hundreds of businesses that were looted and vandalized in Venezuela's...
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Much of Venezuela plunged into darkness Thursday evening, creating chaos as people struggled to navigate their way home amid what appeared to be one of the biggest...
Nearly 5,000 hit by power outage in northern Nevada
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A power outage left thousands of homes and businesses without electricity in northern Nevada.
NV Energy says the outages first reported at 12:30 p.m. Thursday were caused...
GMP says it will offer incentives for home battery systems
HINESBURG, Vt. (AP) — Green Mountain Power says it will offer incentives for customers willing to use home battery systems that prevent power outages.
100 mph winds in Sierra, snow from Oregon to Montana
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A fierce winter storm packing winds in excess of 100 mph (160 kph) and predicted to bring as much as 8 feet (2.4 meters) of snow to the Sierra Nevada barreled into the West on...
The Latest: 110 mph winds in Sierra, power outages in Reno
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on another big winter storm blowing into the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe (all times local):
Winds are gusting in excess of 100 mph (160 kph) over...
High winds could bring power outages to southern New England
BOSTON (AP) — Officials say strong winds could knock down trees and power lines across southern New England.
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for Massachusetts,...
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Strong winds down trees, power lines, cause outages
Strong winds have downed trees and power lines and led to power outages across many parts of Ohio.
Thousands of outages were reported as of Sunday afternoon in areas of northeast Ohio,...
Police, utilities warn of possible outages on Sunday
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State Police and utilities are warning people high winds could cause power outages on Sunday.
The National Weather Service says a high wind watch is in effect from...
Thousands remain without power following Northwest storms
SEATTLE (AP) — Tens of thousands of people were without power in Washington state and there were concerns about flooding as snow turned to rain in many parts of the Pacific Northwest.
Icy weather causes power outages in Michigan; roads slick
DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of Michigan schools were closed as more snow and icy weather crossed the state, knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses.
Snow, sleet and freezing rain Tuesday also left roads and freeways slippery. Potentially damaging weather is expected to continue Wednesday and ice storm warnings have been issued in parts of southeastern Michigan.
Indiana faces icy weather, winds, flooding, power outages
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Parts of Indiana are facing icy conditions, potentially damaging winds, flooding and weather-related power outages.
Northern Indiana is under ice storm warnings or winter weather advisories Tuesday, while the middle of the state is bracing for high winds. Flooding was reported in central and southern Indiana, including along the White and Wabash rivers.
Power outages drop; state emergency declared in Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency in Grand Rapids, qualifying the city for additional assistance as it copes with power outages and cleans up from storms.
Whitmer says the declaration gives Grand Rapids additional resources beyond what it's already receiving from state agencies such as the emergency management division of the state police. Ice and fierce winds last week in western Michigan knocked down power lines and tree limbs.
Powerful winds bring power outages to northern New England
Powerful winds are buffeting northern New England, causing several thousand power outages.
Meteorologist James Brown from the National Weather Service said a cold front brought blustery conditions to the region Friday night and Saturday.
He said gusts include a 56 mph recording in Meredith, New Hampshire, 53 mph at Matinicus off the Maine coast, and 51 mph in Bethel and Augusta, Maine.
Power out; Grand Rapids senior home sends people to shelter
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Dozens of people at a retirement home in Grand Rapids have been moved to a high school due to a weather-related power outage.
Fire Chief John Lehman says about 70 residents at Villa Maria were being taken Friday to Union High School, one of two Grand Rapids schools that have been turned into temporary shelters for people without power.
Winter storm closes schools, highways in Upper Midwest
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A wintry mix of snow, sleet and gusty winds caused power outages and forced the closure of schools and interstate highways Thursday in parts of the Upper Midwest.
In North Dakota, Grand Fork and Cass county courthouses and offices closed Thursday as well as North Dakota State University and dozens of other schools.
Snowplows were pulled from highways in eastern North Dakota on Thursday evening, but are expected to resume plowing early Friday, state transportation officials said.
OIG asked to probe response to power outage at NYC jail
NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department has asked the Office of Inspector General to undertake a review to determine if the Bureau of Prisons responded appropriately to the weeklong power outage at a New York City federal lockup.
In a statement released Wednesday, the Justice Department says it asked the OIG to assess whether the agency "has in place adequate contingency plans for such an incident."
Freezing rain causes power outages, ices Midwest roads
DETROIT (AP) — Freezing rain left roads slippery, cut power to thousands of homes and businesses, and prompted officials to close hundreds of schools in parts of the Midwest on Wednesday, while flooding caused by ice jams prompted evacuations in Michigan and Illinois.
The Latest: Judge orders normal lawyer visits at jail
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a power failure at a federal detention center in New York City (all times local):
A federal judge has ordered a federal detention center in New York City where a weeklong power outage left inmates shivering to immediately return to its normal schedule for lawyer visits.
The judge on Monday was responding to a lawsuit brought by the inmates' lawyers who called the power failure a "humanitarian crisis."
Kansas City power outage closes City Hall, courthouse
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A power outage in downtown Kansas City has closed City Hall and the Jackson County Courthouse.
Jackson County spokeswoman Marshanna Hester says in a news release that a water main break caused basement flooding that is causing electrical problems. The release says the county is working with Kansas City Power & Light to determine the cause of the break and make the necessary repairs.
MPUC to investigate power outage complaints in rural towns
HALLOWELL, Maine (AP) — The Maine Public Utilities Commission staff is recommending an investigation into complaints against Central Maine Power by residents in the Dover-Foxcroft, Jackman and Caratunk service areas.
The PUC staff recommends merging three different complaints into one investigation of complaints that the frequency and duration of power outages have become unacceptable.
CMP previously requested that all three complaints be dismissed.
Winter storm leads to avalanche, crashes across Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A powerful winter storm has left a trail of traffic accidents, power outages and even an avalanche across Utah.
Little Cottonwood Canyon reopened Tuesday morning, a day after an avalanche closed the canyon and State Route 210.
Meanwhile, state troopers reported more than 200 crashes on highways in the last three days.
Correction: Tropical Weather-The Latest story
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — In a story Oct. 11 about Hurricane Michael, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Karen Clark & Company is an insurance company. Karen Clark & Company is a risk-modeling firm.
A corrected version of the story is below:
The Latest: Georgia crops hit hard by Hurricane Michael
An insurance company that produces models for catastrophes is estimating Hurricane Michael caused about $8 billion in insured losses
Florence-weary South Carolina could get more record flooding
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — As rivers swollen to record levels started to recede Thursday in North Carolina, officials tried to head off potential environmental disasters and prepared for more record flooding downstream in South Carolina.
WHAT’S HAPPENING: Rain still in the forecast from Florence
MIAMI (AP) — How do you measure a disaster like Florence? In sum, the storm is turning out to be every bit as devastating as forecasters expected, and it's far from done, with trillions of gallons of rain in the forecast, hundreds of people needing rescue, nearly a million power outages and several deaths. Thousands of people have been told they still faced "imminent danger" from flooding. The economic toll remains to be tallied.
Puerto Ricans grab machetes, shovels to help restore power
COAMO, Puerto Rico (AP) — It took only minutes for Hurricane Maria to kill power to the Puerto Rican town of Coamo, cracking wooden poles, snapping power lines and hurling transformers to the ground.
For months, residents begged Puerto Rico's power company and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to bring back their electricity, with few results.
Correction: Tropical Weather story
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — In a story Oct. 9 about weather associated with Hurricane Nate, The Associated Press reported erroneously that there were no U.S. deaths. There was one storm-related death.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Nate remnants drench Northeast; most power back on in South
Remnants of Hurricane Nate are buffeting the Northeast while life returns to normal in the Southeast where the storm made landfall
The Latest: Irma weakens into a tropical depression
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local):
The National Hurricane Center says Irma has weakened into a tropical depression.
The storm, located about 5 miles (10 kilometers) west of Columbus, Georgia, is still bringing heavy rain to the U.S. Southeast on Monday night.
Irma is expected to drop 2 to 5 inches of rain across South Carolina and northern portions of Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.