electricity

Cat causes New Orleans power outage

Thousands in New Orleans were left without power Monday morning after a cat came into contact with electrical utilities, officials with Entergy New Orleans said. The outage, which affect 7,556 customers, according to United Press International, happened when a cat,…

FEMA stresses it's not leaving Puerto Rico

Puerto Ricans were alarmed this week to hear that the Federal Emergency Management Agency planned to halt new shipments of food and water to the island -- and some assumed that meant FEMA was going to stop providing aid.

Utilities restoring power lost during storm

Thousands of Wisconsin residents who lost power in this week's rain and ice storms have had their electricity restored, and utility crews are continuing to restore the remaining customers.

Learn Tips To Prevent Holiday Tree Fires

Before starting to decorate your house with Christmas decorations, we have some tips to prevent any holiday tree fires.Last year the Consumer Product Safety Commission estimated 13, 000 people were treated at hospitals for holiday-related injures, which is more than…