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Region largely spared by storm damage

A thunderstorm that blew through the region Tuesday night left little evidence of its presence Wednesday morning.

May 21, 2014 8:57 am
NIPSCO: Power outages could linger until Wednesday

NIPSCO: Power outages could linger until Wednesday

About 860 NIPSCO customers remained without power Tuesday afternoon, and the utility company said many likely will remain in the dark through Wednesday afternoon.

May 13, 2014 8:02 pm
Latest snowfall leaves hundreds without power

Latest snowfall leaves hundreds without power

The latest snowfall left thousands without power for most of Wednesday and caused numerous crashes.   

March 12, 2014 7:01 pm Photos

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Indianapolis hunkers down during freeze

INDIANAPOLIS | Central Indiana residents mostly stayed inside at home Monday as impassable roads and frigid temperatures led state government and nearly all businesses in the capital city to shut down for the day.

January 06, 2014 5:15 pm
Local power outages remain after destructive Sunday storms

Local power outages remain after destructive Sunday storms

Fewer than 5,000 NIPSCO customers remained without power in Northwest Indiana on Monday night after a day of deadly storms in the Midwest.

November 18, 2013 1:45 pm Photos

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NIPSCO investigating power outages in Highland, Griffith

HIGHLAND | NIPSCO is investigating reports of brief, frequent power outages in Highland and Griffith, representatives said Tuesday.

October 29, 2013 2:00 pm

Mechanical problem leaves Chesterton residents in the dark

CHESTERTON | More than 2,000 NIPSCO customers in the Chesterton area were left without power Tuesday night.

August 27, 2013 7:26 pm

Storm knocks out power to thousands

Sunday's storms downed tree limbs and caused power outages across the region, with up to 2,500 NIPSCO customers without power at any one time.

October 14, 2012 8:45 pm
Water released from Isaac-stressed dam

Water released from Isaac-stressed dam

A sherriff's vehicle sits Thursday in flood waters caused by Isaac, north of LaPlace, La, off Lake Pontchartrain. The National Hurricane Center said Isaac was expected to become a tropical depression by Thursday night.

August 30, 2012 3:13 pm
Residents without power look for ways to beat the heat

Residents without power look for ways to beat the heat

Georgia McClellan's Merrillville home was warm Wednesday afternoon because it had been without power since early Tuesday, but her attitude stayed cool.

July 25, 2012 7:15 pm Photos

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Utilities should protect gear from inclement, hot weather

I really don’t understand why, in the 21st century, utility companies can’t protect their wires and transformers from inclement weather.

July 20, 2012 12:00 am
Extreme weather increases popularity of portable generators

Extreme weather increases popularity of portable generators

Alex Iwashyna didn't realize how many of her neighbors in Richmond, Va., had backup generators until her own family bought one in the dark days after Hurricane Irene. As she endured the drone of a combustion engine in her backyard, she noticed the same steady noise from neighbors' homes.

October 13, 2011 12:00 am

Some power outages remain after storms and fierce winds

About 500 NIPSCO customers remained without power Friday night following a series of storms and fierce winds.

September 30, 2011 2:45 pm
Crews scramble to restore power after severe storms

Crews scramble to restore power after severe storms

Severe storms whipped through the region Monday morning, knocking out power to thousands and causing delays on the South Shore and Metra commuter lines.

July 11, 2011 4:00 pm Photos

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Power back on for most of region after storms

Fewer than 700 NIPSCO and ComEd customers in Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs remained without power Wednesday afternoon following Tuesday night's storms.

June 22, 2011 5:30 pm

Storm knocks out power in Lake, Porter

MERRILLVILLE | Hundreds of residents lost power Monday morning, as thunderstorms slammed the Calumet Region.

June 20, 2011 10:25 am

Crews work to reopen St. Louis airport hit by tornado

ST. LOUIS | A severe storm that struck the St. Louis area left homes flattened in suburbs around the main airport, which remained closed Saturday a day after being hit by a tornado.

April 23, 2011 3:30 pm

Heavy rains wreak havoc

CHICAGO | Standing water on Chicago-area expressways turned what should have been an easy Saturday morning drive into a soggy, snarled mess after heavy rains across the Midwest closed roads, stranded residents and punched a hole through an Iowa dam.

July 25, 2010 12:00 am
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