Snake Blamed for Southern Illinois Power OutageAmeren Illinois says a snake got into a breaker, knocking out electricity to about 2,500 customers in southern Illinois.
Storms Take Toll on Power in Downtown St. LouisAmeren Missouri reports several blocks of downtown St. Louis were hit by a power outage this morning when heavy rainwater swamped an underground power station at 8th and Pine.
Ameren, ComEd Get OK to Raise Rates in IllinoisThe Illinois Commerce Commission has approved rate increases for the state's two main electric utilities.
Ameren Warns Customers of Phone ScamImpersonators pose as Ameren employees and tell customers their power will be turned off unless they make a payment using pre-paid money cards.
Two Dead In Southern Illinois House Explosion87-year-olds Byford & Wastina Campbell of Ina described as "wonderful people."
Charlie Brennan - September 9 - NFL's Ray Rice and Domestic Abuse; Richard Mark of Ameren; Thomas Harvey, Prof. John Ammann; Judge Frank Vatterott; Michael Gillani and Brad Wiley of LoanCaddieCharlie and Debbie with Karen Kirk of Lydia's House, and with Thomas Harvey of City Arch Defenders and SLU Law School Prof. John Ammann. Charlie talks with Ameren Illinois President and CEO Richard Mark; with Municipal Court Judge Frank Vatterott; and with Michael Gillani and Brad Wiley of Loan Caddie.
Charlie Brennan - Thursday, February 27th - Atty Robert B. Ramsey ; Mo. State Sen. Wayne Wallingford; KMOX Jeff City Correspondent Phil Brooks;Riley Adams of Ameren IllinoisCharlie and Debbie with STL Atty Robert B. Ramsey, whose client may have been misidentified in line-up during Megan Boken murder investigation; Mo. State Sen. Wayne Wallingford on bill to protect businesses that discriminate on religious grounds; Phil Brooks on transfer law legislation in Missouri; and Riley Adams of Ameren Illinois on protecting bird population around circuits and transformer areas.
8,000 Ameren Illinois Customers Without Power As Record Cold Temps. Freeze the RegionThe majority of those outages are in St. Clair County. Ameren reports that 5,861 customers are out of power in Fairview Heights, Caseyville, Cahokia and East St. Louis.
Ameren Illinois Customers Could See Lower Heating BillsCustomers of Ameren Illinois can expect a moderate reduction in natural gas prices this winter.
Charlie Brennan - Friday, September 6th - Syrian Opposition Fighters in Damascus, Syria, join Charlie; and Ameren's Richard Mark on Light the Night WalkCharlie talks with two opposition fighters in Syria, who say American force is needed in Syria; and with Ameren's Richard Mark on the upcoming Sept. 27th Light the Night Walk.
River Towns Prepare For Near Historic CrestsMississippi River to crest in Grafton Monday, Alton Tuesday.
Metro-East Power Outage UpdateAmeren Illinois spokesman says total dropped 10,000 by noon Sunday.