Latest Blackouts Blamed On High Heat

DTE Energy says they’ve restored power to almost everyone who was affected by Monday’s severe storms, but now they have another problem on their hands.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2011

Power lines (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas, File)

Hundreds Without Power In Dearborn Area

With temperatures hovering in the 90s Monday and throughout the week, there are reports of hundreds of outages in and around Dearborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2011

Power line down in Detroit (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Thousands Without Power In Southeast Michigan

While working to restore power to those still in the dark following Saturday’s storms, DTE Energy lost thousands of additional customers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2011

Power Outage To Keep City Offices, WSU Closed Friday

Coleman A Young Municipal Center and Wayne State University will be closed Friday. City workers who work in the downtown office building are not required to report to work, according to mayor’s spokeswoman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2011

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas, File)

Godbee: No Disruption To Police Service

Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee says there will be no disruptions to public safety service, including 9-1-1 calls, amid a major power outage downtown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2011

Massive Power Outage In the U.P.

A good portion of the Upper Peninsula is in the dark, Tuesday, after massive early morning storms struck the area.



Blackout Not Enough To Stop High School Players

Days of snow and no power aren’t going to keep the Bedford High School Theater Group from Friday night’s opening performance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2011

2 Found Dead In Blacked-out Southern Michigan Home

Police believe two people found dead in a southern Michigan home where a generator was being used following recent power outages may have died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2011

Lines Down, Power Out In Livonia/Farmington

It was traffic headache in Farmington Hills after a traffic light and power lines came crashing down Friday morning, knocking out power in the area for a time. 


Lions Home Opener Sells Out

Thanks to a 24 hour extension given by the NFL, the Detroit Lions home opener against the Philadelphia Eagles will be televised.