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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,…

Puerto Rico suffers island-wide power outage

With most of Puerto Rico in the dark Wednesday night, Gov. Ricardo Rossello said in a tweet that he has suggested Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority cancel its contract with a subcontractor that caused an island-wide power outage.

Puerto Rico blackout won't affect MLB game

The island-wide blackout that hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday is not expected to affect the Major League Baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and the Cleveland Indians scheduled in San Juan.

Emergency management worker warned of failed siren

Months before severe storms hit the Fox Valley and caused $31 million in damages earlier this month, an emergency management official warned Outagamie County supervisors the county's weather warning system was at risk.

Tornado confirmed on ground near Wausau

Weather officials have confirmed a tornado touched down about two miles south of Marathon City in Marathon County, and was on the ground intermittently for about five minutes.