22 Dead As Millions Face Third Day Of Heat With No Power
Most of the deaths were from falling trees which made the Monday morning commute all but impossible in many areas. Power crews from across the country were travelling to the devastated region to restore electricity to homes and businesses as quickly as possible.
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley said he will try to hasten the utility companies' progress.
"No one will have his boot further up Pepco's and BGE's backsides than I will," O'Malley said.
Read the story at the San Francisco Chronicle.