Power goes out in New York City — on the anniversary of infamous 1977 blackout
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Forty-two years to the day after the start of the infamous 1977 blackout, the power went out in New York City.

The notorious 1977 blackout resulted in damage to over one thousand stores during looting and rioting.

The New York Police Department arrest over 3,700 people -- the largest mass arrest in the city's history.

Here are some of the scenes from today's outage: