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Consumers May Be Paying More Than They Should For ElectricityConsumers could be losing money because they are not using the Public Utility Commission's Pennsylvania Power Switch website to search for cheaper suppliers of electricity.
Tenants Angry As Washington Co. Trailer Park Abruptly ClosesThere’s double trouble for people who live in a small trailer park in Washington County.
Power Restored To 8,500 Westmoreland Co. ResidentsMore than 8,000 people were without power in Westmoreland County Monday evening.
Utility Companies Change Stance, Will Allow Banners To Honor Fallen HeroesLocal utility companies have changed their policy, and say they will now allow a Butler County town to honor their fallen military members.
Utility Companies Change Stance, Will Allow Banners To Honor Fallen HeroesA controversy is brewing in Butler County where residents want to honor fallen military members like other communities do.
1,500 Trees To Be Cut Down Due To Emerald Ash Beetle DamageHundreds of ash trees in Western Pennsylvania have been especially hard-hit by invasive beetles.
NWS: Tornado Touches Down In Mercer Co. During StormsSevere weather tore through the area this afternoon prompting tornado and thunderstorm warnings and leaving behind uprooted trees and property damage in West Deer in Allegheny County and Jackson Center in Mercer County.
Police Make Arrest In Multi-County String Of Copper TheftsPolice believe they know who's responsible for a string of copper thefts across several counties in our area.
Avoid An Increase In Your Electric Bill(NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) - You may have noticed your electricity bill has jumped up in the past few months and if you haven’t you may be in for a surprise June 1st. Senior Communications Specialist Brian Knavish joined Larry Richert and John Shumway on the KDKA Morning News to talk about why prices are going up and how you can avoid it.
Electric Rates About To Go Up For Many Local CustomersWhat do you say we jump right to the bottom line? On June 1, 70 percent of West Penn Power customers and 47 percent of Duquesne Light customers are going to see their electric bills go up.
High Winds Knock Out Power To ThousandsAlmost 10,000 people in western Pennsylvania are without power after high winds knocked down trees and power lines.
West Penn Power Reaches Settlement With Electrocution Victim’s FamilyThere is now closure for the family of a Westmoreland County woman who was killed when a power line fell on top of her in 2009.