Official: Power Companies May Cut Electricity At Capitol, Other State FacilitiesThe office of Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White oversees operations at the Statehouse in Springfield. White is worried continuing budget problems will lead to power shut-offs.
Nearly 10,000 Without Power After Monday's Severe StormsMonday’s storms hammered the Midwest from Iowa to Ohio with straight-line winds from 80 to 100 miles per hour.
Hot Day Marked By Electric Utility Fires, Power DisruptionsComEd and Chicago firefighters were kept busy on a sweltering Friday as utility power equipment sparked or caught fire across the city.
ComEd Drags Out Repair Of Rickety Pole For A Year, Residents SayThe precarious-looking electrical pole is in Bob Ptack's backyard, snapped in half during a vicious storm last July. Its replacement sits 50 feet away.
More Than 50 Suburbs Approve Electric Rate Bargaining ReferendaVoters in more than 50 Cook County suburbs Tuesday gave the green light to municipal officials to negotiate with other suppliers to obtain cheaper power rates than ComEd charges its residential customers.
Kane County May Allow Residents To Switch From ComEdThe people who live in unincorporated areas of Kane County may get the chance to opt out of getting their electrical service from ComEd.
Woman Falls From Platform At Howard 'L' TerminalPower was shut off to the CTA Red Line in the Rogers Park and Edgewater neighborhoods Friday morning, when a woman fell off the platform at the Howard terminal.
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.
Power Crisis Wearing Thin For Chicago Area ResidentsPatience is wearing thin, as more than 100,000 customers in Chicago and the suburbs remain without power now four days after the brief, but violent, storm that caused their condition.
ComEd Won't Reimburse Residents For Spoiled FoodIf some of your food spoiled when your house lost electricity this week, ComEd says it’s not responsible for replacing it.
About 130,000 Still Without Power After StormsAbout 170,000 customers still remained without power Wednesday afternoon following the storms earlier in the week.
Historic Outage For ComEd After Storm Leaves 852,000 In DarkMonday's ferocious storm resulted in one of the biggest power outages in history for ComEd.
ComEd Feeling Heat From New CompetitorsComEd is beginning to feel the heat from new competitors.
Walter's Perspective: U.S. Attorney Has Too Much PowerWalter Jacobson says there's a message we should be taking away from the Blagojevich trial, about the far-reaching power of the U.S. Attorney.
Commerce Commission: Consumers Can Find Better Power PricesAn annual report by the Illinois Commerce Commission finds some electricity customers could pay less this summer automatically – and the rest of us could pay less if we do a little research.