Power Lines

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Downed Power Lines Temporarily Close Central Expressway

Downed power lines shut down both directions of US Highway 75, also known as Central Expressway, at Forest Lane on Tuesday afternoon.

10/14/2014

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Power Nearly Restored To All In DFW

Utility company Oncor expects nearly all of the power across the Metroplex to be restored by the end of Monday. Roughly 14,000 outages remain across the Dallas area.

12/09/2013

Dark clouds provide a backdrop for power lines. (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

Frisco Residents Fight Proposed Power Lines Near Homes

Lining up down the block, hundreds of Frisco homeowners came to get a peek at the proposal to build transmission lines through their neighborhood.

CBS 11–08/27/2013

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Minor Storm Damage In Young County

Storms that passed through Young County left behind some minor damage.

10/13/2012

An uprooted and fallen tree is on a power pole in front of a house in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 29, 2012, as Hurricane Isaac battered the city and surrounding region. (credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/GettyImages)

Oncor Crews Leaving To Restore Isaac Power Outages

Some 600,000 households and businesses are without power because of then Hurricane, now Tropical Storm Isaac. To help those in need North Texas Oncor crews are stepping up to assist folks in Louisiana.

CBSDFW.COM–08/29/2012

Steel towers carry power transmission lines. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Winds Cause Power Outages

Home across North Texas are suffering power outages as a result of downed power lines Saturday.

07/07/2012

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Electricity Thefts Rising With Temperatures

When neighbors called Dallas police to report two people stealing copper wire from Martha Cruz’s Oak Cliff home, it was all a mix-up. But little did Cruz expect she’d be taken to jail.

08/06/2011

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Residents: New Power Lines Will Be Too Close To Homes

Some Denton neighbors are upset with city hall over plans that would put new power lines close to their homes. The current power line runs near the East Oaks subdivision.

07/27/2011

Steel towers carry power transmission lines. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Thousands In DFW Lose Power After Strong Winds

Thousands of homes and businesses have lost power after strong winds moved through the DFW area on Saturday and Sunday.

06/20/2011

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Denton Community Upset By Power Line Proposal

Officials are reviewing a project that could send a power line across a populated part of Denton.

CBSDFW.COM–12/13/2010