One of several trees knocked down during torrential storms in Midlothian on Monday. (Credit: Twitter/@andy_kaz)

Nearly 10,000 Without Power After Monday’s Severe Storms

Monday’s storms hammered the Midwest from Iowa to Ohio with straight-line winds from 80 to 100 miles per hour.


One of hundreds of ComEd repair crews working to restore power to customers after two severe storms hit the Chicago area on Monday, spawning five tornados. (Credit: Twitter/ComEd)

Cleanup Continues In Wake Of Severe Storms, Tornados

Tens of thousands of homes and businesses in the Chicago area were still without power Wednesday morning, more than a day after two severe storms pummeled the region.


A City of Chicago snow plow clears streets early Wednesday, as a late winter storm dumps more than 5 inches of snow in parts of the city. (Credit: CBS)

Late Winter Storm Makes This 3rd Snowiest Winter Ever For Chicago

This winter moved up another notch on the list of snowiest winters in Chicago overnight, when more than 3 inches fell at O’Hare International Airport, making the total snowfall this winter the third most on record.


(Credit: CBS)

NIPSCO Warns Customers Of Bill Payment Scam

Electric utility customers in northwestern Indiana are being warned about scam artists posing as NIPSCO workers.


A NIPSCO customer shuts off power. (CBS)

NIPSCO Proposes Rate Hike While Boosting CEO’s Pay

Customers of the electric utility NIPSCO gave regulators an earful Thursday night over a proposed 7.9 percent rate increase.


Coal-Fired Power Plant

Agreement To Cut Pollution In Northwest Indiana

An agreement has reportedly been reached aimed at reducing air pollution along the southern shore of Lake Michigan.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2011

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Mixup Leaves Gary Family Without Power

A Gary, Ind., family is facing a Christmas with no heat or electricity after a mix-up over utility service.

WBBM Newsradio–12/24/2010