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  • Storm leaves behind death, power outages across South

    February 13, 2014 6:57 AM

    ATLANTA, GA - Small armies of utility workers labored to turn the lights - and the heat - back on for hundreds of thousands of Southerners as a winter storm that left them without power threatened major cities farther up the East Coast. The Deep South remained a world of... more »
  • Power concerns mount as freezing temps arrive Play Video

    January 23, 2014 9:27 PM

    HOLDEN - People living in Livingston and Tangipahoa Parishes are worried more freezing temperatures could cause power outages as it did earlier in the month. "It was very cold," Ralph LeSaicherre said. "I hope it doesn't go out again." Power at his Ponchatoula home, along with 8500 others,... more »
  • Residents clean up after storms cause damage in Baton Rouge

    July 14, 2013 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Residents in the Capital City spent the afternoon cleaning up after strong storms with straight line winds knocked down trees, power lines, and caused headaches for homeowners. The storms swept through the area around 2:30 this afternoon, causing problems off Sherwood Forest. At one complex, garage doors... more »
  • PSC looks into Entergy's response to Isaac

    October 24, 2012 6:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Entergy officials told Louisiana's utility regulators they are working to improve communication with the company's customers, after complaints about lengthy outages during Hurricane Isaac. Bill Mohl, president and CEO of Entergy Louisiana and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, says the power company needs to get more information out... more »
  • La. power outages drop to 2 percent of customers

    September 4, 2012 10:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The widespread power outages caused by Hurricane Isaac have nearly all been repaired. The Public Service Commission says nearly 38,000 homes and businesses remained without electricity Tuesday. That's about 2 percent of customers. The largest remaining outages were in the two parishes hardest-hit by Isaac's flooding: Plaquemines... more »
  • Isaac early morning update

    August 28, 2012 7:54 AM

    Isaac Morning Update : Isaac is still not a hurricane yet, but the NHC says that it is on the verge of becoming one! Winds are 70 mph and the pressure is down to 976 mb. The storm is getting stronger and the storms are wrapping around the center. The... more »
  • Power outages, street flooding in La. storms

    July 20, 2012 2:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Storms moving through southeastern Louisiana knocked out power to tens of thousands and flooded streets. Entergy Corp. reported more than 30,000 customers without power late Friday morning as a result of the storms. Flash flood warnings were issued for parts of Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard... more »
  • Tornado hits Northern Alabama

    March 2, 2012 10:33 AM

    HUNTSVILLE, AL -  Reports of a tornado touching down in Northern Alabama in Madison and Limestone counties, near the city of Hunstville. So far, there are no reports of injuries. However, the tornado has reportedly caused widespread damage to homes and businesses. There are reports of large... more »
  • Power outages from East Coast snowstorm below 3M

    October 31, 2011 4:30 AM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - The number of homes and businesses still without power on the East Coast after an unusually early snowstorm has dipped below 3 million and is still falling. About 764,000 customers were without power in Connecticut early Monday. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the outages break a... more »
  • Fire ants delay South Carolina high school football game

    September 27, 2011 12:47 PM

    NEESES, S.C. - Football games have been postponed by heavy rains, lightning, power outages: and now, fire ants. A game in South Carolina was postponed Friday after the referee decided the field was unplayable because of fire ants. Referee Steve Hook says he found 15 to 20 large... more »
  • 4,000 businesses and homes in EBR lose power

    April 26, 2011 9:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Entergy is reporting about 4,000 homes and businesses without power in the Baton Rouge Metropolitan area this morning. The outages are scattered and are the result of strong storms that came through about 4:30 a.m. DEMCO is reporting more than 450 outages, concentrated in East Baton... more »
  • Car crash may have caused power outages

    January 12, 2010 9:42 PM

    News 2 has learned of a large power outage in south Baton Rouge due to a car crash. State Police say a car hit a power pole near the corner of Burbank and Gardere. The crash caused power outages along Burbank Drive, Gardere Lane, and Bluebonnet Boulevard. Entergy... more »

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