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A man and a woman were killed when their SUV hit a utility pole near 37th and California on Saturday. (Credit: NVP News Video)

2 Killed In Southwest Side Crash

About 11:35 p.m., the duo were in a sport utility vehicle travelling north on California Avenue near West 37th Street when the driver lost control and hit a utility pole.

12/30/2013

The Breckenridge family in downstate Streator has been without power for a month over a dispute with ComEd about a damaged utility pole, and has been relying on a temporary generator for electricity. (Credit: CBS)

Dispute With ComEd Has Family Without Power For Past Month

A desperate mother contacted CBS 2 on Tuesday, after going without power for a month. Her LaSalle County home has electric heat, and lately it’s been cold.

CBS 2–04/10/2012

Utility Pole Snaps

Broken Utility Pole Shuts Down Busy Intersection On Lyons-Stickney Border

The busy intersection of Harlem Avenue and Pershing Road on the boundary between Lyons and Stickney was shut down Wednesday morning, after a utility pole snapped.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

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Car Crash Causes Power Outage In Lemont

Teams were working to restore power to a section of southwest suburban Lemont following a power outage caused by a car that crashed into a utility pole.

01/08/2012

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ComEd Fixes Broken Pole That Was Blocking Restaurant Parking Lot

It took two weeks and lots of phone calls from restaurant owner Riyaz Muhammad, but ComEd crews have fixed a broken power pole that blocked a café parking lot, costing Muhammad thousands of dollars a day.

CBS 2–08/09/2011

The owner of a Near North Side restaurant blames a stalled ComEd repair for his loss of business. (CBS)

ComEd Serves Up Trouble For Restaurant After Utility-Pole Accident

ComEd is getting some heat, all because of a damaged power pole outside a Near North Side restaurant. The owner says the utility has been dragging its feet and, despite promises, has failed to fix it. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.

08/08/2011

Utility Workers (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Utility Pole Falls On Man, Killing Him

A man died after a telephone pole fell on him early Friday on the Southwest Side.

12/03/2010