Stories tagged: blackout
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 11:51 a.m.
New York’s mayor fended off criticism Monday for being in Iowa campaigning for president while Manhattan was in the grips of a major power outage.
Mon., June 17, 2019
A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid.
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the U.S. territory struggles to repair an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria. Officials said an excavator …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 10:48 a.m.
A blackout hit Puerto Rico’s capital and surrounding areas on Thursday after two of the U.S. territory’s main power plants shut down as officials warn the power company is struggling …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
An explosion and fire at an electric substation threw much of northern Puerto Rico into darkness late Sunday in a setback for the U.S. territory’s efforts to fully restore power …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012
A contract fight has unplugged KAYU-TV’s programs from DirecTV subscribers in the Spokane and North Idaho region. A blackout – which began Aug. 13 – leaves DirecTV customers in need …