Exercising Caution As Power Outages Arise During Winter Storms, Icy ConditionsAs anticipated, ice from the storm has caused scattered power outages across the region.
Power Restored In South Park After 2 Transformers ExplodeTwo blown transformers left several customers in South Park Township without power.
FirstEnergy Subsidiary Wins Bankruptcy Plan Approval In Federal CourtA federal judge has approved a bankruptcy plan outlined by a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. that operates coal and nuclear plants in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
First Energy To Close Last Coal-Fired Plant In Pennsylvania Earlier Than ExpectedFirst Energy is planning to close their last coal-fired power plant in Pennsylvania two years ahead of schedule.
Pittsburgh Weather: High Winds Cause Power Outages, Utility Crews PreparedStrong winds that are sweeping across the Pittsburgh region are knocking out power, keeping utility crews busy.
Thousands Remain Without Power 4 Days After Winter StormAlmost four days after a storm dumped snow and ice throughout the area, thousands of people are still without power.
Thousands Without Power After Storm Hits West VirginiaTens of thousands of customers remain without electricity a day after storms packing high winds blew through West Virginia.
Low-Flying Helicopters Alarm Some In Washington Co., But They’re Just Checking Power LinesHelicopters have been spotted flying low over Washington County this week, but officials say there's no reason to be alarmed.
Officials: Guard Allowed People Through Out-Of-Order Explosives Detector At Nuclear Power PlantA security guard was fired from the Beaver Valley nuclear power station after officials say the guard lied to investigators.
Rehabilitated Eagle Released Into Beaver CountyAbandoned farmland in Potter Township, Beaver County, is about to welcome a rehabilitated bald eagle.
Legislator Introduces Smart Meter Privacy Bill Aimed At Protecting ConsumersSmart technology has revolutionized so many parts of our everyday lives.
Scam Targets West Penn Power Customers In MonongahelaPolice in Monongahela are warning residents of a new scam involving callers pretending to be from West Penn Power.
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.
Police Seek Suspects In Power Plant Break-InsSouthwest Regional Police and First Energy are asking for help in finding several suspects wanted in connection with two break-ins at a local power plant.
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.