Stolen copper wiring seems to be the culprit of a power outage in Anne Arundel County on Sunday.
Officials are describing a power outage that caused D.C.’s 911 and police radio system to break down “a catastrophic communications failure.”
Thousands in D.C., Maryland and Virginia are without power as a damaging thunderstorm rolled through the area Thursday night.
Utilities are making steady progress in restoring power to tens of thousands, but one utility says some Maryland residents will be in the dark until Saturday.
Tree trimmers and line workers are making steady progress in restoring electricity to tens of thousands of homes in Maryland.
Thousands of people still are without power in the Washington area after two winter storms brought snow, sleet and freezing rain to the area.
Police say four people have been charged with stealing copper wire from a BGE utility pole in Odenton, which caused a power outage that affected more than 1,700 homes and businesses.
McDaniel College in Westminster says it is closed due to a power outage.
snake that slithered into some electrical equipment apparently caused a power outage for 10,000 customers in Arlington and Alexandria overnight.
The massive outage spans from Adams Morgan to the National Mall.