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Adrian Peterson looks for running room against the Jacksonville Jaugars on   Sept. 9, 2012. (credit: Getty Images)

Experts: Despite Scandals, NFL’s Future Likely Secure

Fans and sponsors are still paying and and will likely continue to do so “unless or until those folks think that this is a chronic problem,” said David Carter, who heads the Sports Business Institute at the University of Southern California.

09/18/2014

The white-wing spotted fruit fly has been ruining blackberry and raspberry crops on Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Spotted Wing Fruit Fly Threatens To Devastate N.Y. State Berry Growers

Late-season berries are the bread and butter for many New York farmers. But an invasive species is taking a bite out of their crop and bottom line.

09/16/2014

IKEA  Gunggung swing (IKEA)

IKEA Recalls Children’s Gunggung Fabric Swing Over Breakage Risk

IKEA is recalling its Gunggung fabric swing because the suspension fitting that attaches the swing to its steel hooks could break, causing a fall that could injure a child.

09/16/2014

Spectra Energy wants to expand its Algonquin pipeline in Westchester and Rockland counties and Connecticut. (credit: Spectra Energy)

Supporters, Foes Of Algonquin Pipeline Expansion Pack Hearing

Those in favor and against a plan to expand a natural gas pipeline through New York City’s northern suburbs showed up in force at a hearing Monday night.

09/16/2014

A Spring Valley woman claims that a bus driver abandoned her sons along Rt. 306. (Credit: CBS 2)

Spring Valley Family Wants Answers, Says Bus Driver Abandoned Young Boys On The Road

A Spring Valley woman is demanding answers from a bus driver who has been accused of abandoning her 6 and 7-year-old sons on busy Route 306, more than a mile away from the boys’ bus stop.

09/15/2014

McDonald's McCafe coffee (Scott Olson/Getty Images News)

McDonald’s To Give Away Free ‘McCafe’ Coffee For Two Weeks

McDonald’s announced it is giving away a small McCaf√© coffee during breakfast hours at participating restaurants across the country beginning Sept. 16, and ending on National Coffee Day, Sept. 29.

09/15/2014

The Revel Casino, which is facing a second round of bankruptcy, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Trustee Objects To Parts Of Proposed Revel Casino Hotel Deal

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court trustee is objecting to the proposed auction date for the Revel Casino Hotel and a $3 million breakup fee that would go to a Florida developer if he’s outbid for the recently shuttered site.

09/13/2014

Experts weighed in on the hottest fashion trends for the fall season. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fall Fashion: The Hottest Trends For Cooler Weather

Autumn is almost here, so what’s hot when it comes to fall fashion trends? Check out the must-have fashions for when temperatures cool down.

09/12/2014

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35,000 Thruway Drivers Overcharged On E-Z Pass Bills Due To Electronic Error

The New York State Thruway Authority said that an electronic error led to some 35,000 drivers being overcharged by a small amount.

09/11/2014

Economic woes will soon force a family owned duck farm on Long Island to close. (Credit: CBS 2)

Owners: Increased Economic Burden Will Spell The End For Family Owned LI Duck Farm

For three generations Chester Massey, his father, and his sons have been raising world-famous Long Island ducklings from the cradle to the dinner table. By year’s end they will mark the end of an era.

09/10/2014

The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa is shown in Atlantic City, New Jersey, 24 May 2007. The hotel, which opened in 2003 and features 2,000 rooms, touts itself as the first Las Vegas style resort in Atlantic City. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Casino Regulators Allow MGM To Keep Half Of Borgata Casino

The Casino Control Commission voted Wednesday to let MGM keep its 50 percent ownership of the Borgata.

09/10/2014

Video shows a health aide refusing to help Peter Mazza, 99, after he falls. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Home Aide Services Under Fire For Putting The Elderly At Risk

Nearly 4 million elderly Americans are abused every year, but experts say finding good home health care is particularly difficult.

09/08/2014

FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Home Depot Confirms Major Data Breach, Offers Identity Protection

Home Depot announced Monday that it has confirmed a major security breach that could affect customers using credit and debit cards around the U.S. and Canada.

09/08/2014

FILE -- Mathew Martoma (credit: Getty Images)

Mathew Martoma Sentenced To 9 Years For Insider Trading

A former portfolio manager convicted of helping his firm earn more than a quarter-billion dollars illegally through insider trading has been sentenced in New York to nine years in prison.

09/08/2014

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Gov. Chris Christie: Casinos, Tracks Can Offer Sports Betting

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie issued a directive Monday allowing his state’s casinos and racetracks to immediately offer sports betting without fear of criminal or civil liability.

09/08/2014