WINFIELD | A single-vehicle crash Wednesday morning into a Kankakee Valley REMC electrical pole at Randolph Street and 121st Avenue cut power to some customers in that area, including Jerry Ross Elementary School.
VALPARAISO | A weekend power failure at the Porter County Administration Center left local property owners unable to pay the balance of their tax bills online until late Tuesday morning, the last day the bills can be paid without penalty.
HAMMOND | A problem at a substation in the city's Woodmar neighborhood Thursday cut power for about two hours to NIPSCO customers and traffic signals on the city's south side.
Winds associated with Superstorm Sandy blew through the region Tuesday, downing power lines and making for difficult driving.
HAMMOND | A tree falling on a power line Sunday night cut power to more than 700 NIPSCO customers.
Power was out for nearly 5,000 customers Saturday night, mainly in Schererville, Dyer and Munster.
Don't wait until the power goes out to start thinking, "Where's the flashlight?"
NIPSCO and Kankakee Valley REMC representatives on Friday thanked customers for their patience during the power outages that followed Tuesday's thunderstorms.
Thousands of region residents woke up Thursday morning without power for the third day following massive power outages, but NIPSCO representatives said service should be restored across the board by evening.
Power has been restored to nearly all electric customers who lost power in the wake of Tuesday's storms, utility representatives said Wednesday afternoon.
A meteorologist with the National Weather Service said the loud thunderstorms that rocked the region Wednesday night into Thursday morning and caused thousands of power outages won't do much to help with the drought.
Nearly 4,500 NIPSCO customers remain without power Friday after strong storms rolled through Northwest Indiana Thursday afternoon.
Storms with damaging winds, hail and rain swept through Chicagoland again on Sunday, causing significant power outages, according to ComEd and NIPSCO.
WINFIELD | A broken utility pole caused a power outage Saturday morning in Winfield.
A power outage hit the Gary/Chicago International Airport and other electric customers in Gary on Monday morning.
More than 16,000 NIPSCO customers were without power Thursday night with the majority of the affected customers in Crown Point.
A line of severe thunderstorms knocked out power to about 7,000 NIPSCO customers across Northwest Indiana on Saturday.
HIGHLAND | A NIPSCO pole in Highland caught fire Sunday afternoon, zapping power for about 500 customers -- including major retailers in local shopping centers, officials said.
While more than 75 percent of customers have had their power restored as of Wednesday morning, Commonwealth Edison said it may be the weekend before all outages are repaired.
DEMOTTE | Mindy Budz just wanted to know when her power would be back on. Budz was one of the NIPSCO customers still without power Wednesday morning who stopped by the NIPSCO disaster relief tent at DeMotte Elementary School.
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