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High Winds Leave Thousands Without Power

Strong overnight left about 18,000 DTE customers without power. The outages are scattered throughout metro Detroit and surrounding communities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2012

DTE repair crew on Telegraph near 14 Mile Road. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting, File)

DTE Begins 2-Month Tree Trimming Push

To improve electrical service reliability and safety for customers, DTE tree trimming crews will be working in several local communities over the next two months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2012

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DTE Customers Get Credits After 2-Day Outage

About 8,000 DTE Energy Co. customers in Oakland County will receive credits on future bills after losing service this summer due to a substation fire.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2012


37,000 Without Power After Storms Pound Michigan

Overnight storms left about 37,000 Michigan homes and businesses without power.


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Blacked Out West Bloomfield Provides Water And Ice

West Bloomfield is providing free water and ice as well as cooling centers to its residents who have lost power because of the storms.


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Tips: Stay Safe During A Power Outage

Children’s Hospital of Michigan offered tips for families left in the dark.


Photo credit: WWJ's Vickie Thomas

Storm Topples Trees In Detroit

The city of Detroit saw its share of storm damage, as the latest round of storms hitting metro Detroit leaves thousands without power.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2012

(File Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Local Repair Crews Head To Storm Damaged East Region

Many utility companies across the nation have a mutual assistance program system set up for massive outages in their state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2012

WWJ Photo: Ron Dewey

Monday Night Storm Leaves Thousands Without Power

The overnight storm was quick — but powerful — and as a result, the morning after — parts of Oakland County are littered with tree limbs, and there are thousands without power.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2012

DTE Energy vehicles (credit: Terri Lee)

Crews Work To Restore Power After Monday Winds

Crews are working to restore power to Michigan homes and businesses after winds gusting to 55 miles per hour left at least 202,000 without electrical service.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2012