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(A dead raccoon, ensnared in power lines, hangs over a street corner in Juniata.  Photo provided by Cynthia Harris)

Eww! Juniata Deals With Dead Raccoon, Rotting In Overhead Wires For Two Weeks

“You have flies flying all around it, it’s decaying, it’s disgusting, it smells horrible,” said Cynthia Harris, who contacted KYW Newsradio about the problem.

09/30/2014

File photo of the South Philadelphia Water Main Break. (Credit: CBS3)

City Councilman Introduces Bill To Reimburse South Phila. Residents For 2012 Water Main Break

It took more than two years and the intervention of a judge for residents affected by the 2012 water main break to receive damages from the city. But because the city’s liability is capped at $500,000 under state law, the homeowners ended up being compensated for only about two thirds of their damages.

09/21/2014

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Police: Norristown Man Electrocuted While Attempting To Steal Copper Wiring

Authorities say Norristown a man was killed while attempting extract copper wiring from high-voltage electrical box in Valley Forge National Historical Park.

09/13/2014

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PECO Finds No Problems With Gas System, Source Of Odor Still Unknown

PECO is continuing it’s investigation into the cause of a gas odor reported in several nearby counties.

08/31/2014

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PECO Receives Hundreds Of Calls About ‘Strange Odor’

Officials with PECO say they have received over 900 calls Saturday afternoon of a gas odor throughout several Pennsylvania Counties.

08/30/2014

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Police Warn Customers Of Utility Phone Scam Making Rounds In Suburban Philadelphia

PECO customers beware. Police are investigating a telephone scam now making the rounds in suburban Philadelphia. Detectives say at least half dozen people have already been conned out of thousands of dollars.

08/18/2014

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Consumer Alert: Phone Scammers Still On The Prowl For Gullible Peco Customers

A phone scam targeting Peco customers in Philadelphia and the suburbs appears to be picking up steam, but officials say the number of people falling for the scam is dropping.

07/18/2014

Aftermath of crash in Southwest Philly on June 18, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Overturned Vehicle Knocks Out Power In Southwest Philly

An overturned vehicle injured a driver and created power issues for residents in Southwest Philadelphia early Friday morning.

07/18/2014

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Underground Transformer Explosion Causes Small Fire In Center City

An underground transformer explosion rattled a center city neighborhood Tuesday.

07/15/2014

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Service Restored To Those Without Power In Delaware County

PECO officials said 1,397 customers were in the dark due to a tree that hit a power line in the Lansdowne/Drexel Hill area in Delaware County.

07/13/2014

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Strong Storms Knock Out Power Across The Delaware Valley

Severe weather is moving across the region Tuesday night, leaving many customers without power.

07/08/2014

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Power Slowly Coming Back Throughout Region After Severe Storms

PECO is reporting that around 2,400 customers remain without power in Philadelphia and its suburbs.

07/05/2014

Traffic lights and power outages along Pennsylvania Avenue in Wilmington, Delaware. (credit: Natasha Brown/CBS3)

Local Area Hit With Outages After Storms

After being hit by storms throughout the evening, many in the Philadelphia area were left without power.

07/04/2014

Traffic lights and power outages along Pennsylvania Avenue in Wilmington, Delaware. (credit: Natasha Brown/CBS3)

Strong Storms Leave Path Of Damage, Power Outages Across Region

Because of the severe weather, PECO reports that about 155,000 of its customers were without power Thursday night.

07/03/2014

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PECO: 1,300 Customers Still Without Power In Our Area

PECO is reporting that around 1,300 customers in our area are still without power as of early Thursday morning.

07/03/2014

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