ComEd, Peoples Gas, Aqua Illinois, And Several Other Illinois Public Utilities Extend Moratoriums On Shutoffs Through March 31, 2021Many Illinois homeowners and businesses struggling to pay their bills won't have to worry about losing heat, water, or electricity this winter.
Cost To West Dundee Estimated At $10,000 After Crews Hit Gas Main Three Times In One WeekConstruction crews hit a gas main three times in one week, and now, residents of West Dundee are paying a pretty penny – to the tune of thousands of dollars.
Contractor Likely To Face Fines, Take Safety Class After Three Gas Main Breaks In One Week In West DundeeThree gas main breaks in less than a week are causing a major headache for people in West Dundee. CBS 2's Tara Molina learned the construction company behind the mess is looking at possible penalties and more.
Natural Gas Main Break In EvanstonThe fire department said underground boring had been taking place and that it was the cause of the main break. It will take a few more hours before the area is completely safe and customers will be able to use gas in their homes.
Lightning Strikes Tree In Palatine, Gas Line Left RupturedLightning struck and took down a tree in Palatine as storms blew through the area Tuesday, damaging the sidewalk and a gas line.
Nicor, Canadian National Resolve Dispute Over Train Derailment, Pipeline WorkA dispute over a Nicor pipeline and a Canadian National train derailment, that threatened natural gas supplies for 250-thousand Nicor customers this winter, has been resolved.
Elgin Residents Hope To Save Old Trees Set To Be Removed From PipelineCentury Oaks West, where some trees date back 230 years, could look a lot different if there’s not a compromise.
Gas Leak Repaired In Homer Glen After House ExplosionOfficials ordered 23 homes evacuated Friday afternoon, after a natural gas explosion destroyed a home in the 14100 block of South Parker Road in Homer Glen.
Nicor Crews Still Seek Source Of Gas Leak After Homer Glen ExplosionAt least 23 homes were evacuated after the explosion around 4 p.m. Thursday in the 14100 block of South Parker Road in Homer Township.
Metra Train Stopped Near Prairie Grove For Gas LeakInbound train No. 114, which was scheduled to arrive in Chicago at 12:35 p.m., is stopped near Prairie Grove due to a Nicor gas leak, according to Metra’s website. The train is currently about 50 minutes late.
Natural Gas Usage, Bills Spike During Cold Snap Many of us are paying the price for trying to stay warm in this prolonged cold spell. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Red Cross Shares Fire Safety Tips With Englewood ResidentsThe Red Cross says last Sunday's tornadoes illustrate how disasters can devastate communities, but it says the biggest threat to Chicago area families isn't severe weather, but fires.
2 Investigators: Family Still Searching For Answers After House ExplosionA gas explosion inside a home is being blamed for a man's death. He had an uncapped gas line which was considered a hazard, yet somehow gas was apparently still provided to the home. A family fighting for two years to find out how this could happen, turned to the CBS 2 Investigators and Dave Savini who has this original report.
One Dead After Car Ruptures Gas Line In WarrenvilleIt will take an investigation by the DuPage County Coroner’s office to confirm that just one person died in a car that was engulfed in flames after it struck a gas line in west suburban Warrenville early Sunday.
CUB: Read The Fine Print On Nicor Electrical Power OfferThere's a new power player in town, but the Citizens Utility Board says you need to read the fine print.