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UPS is accused in a lawsuit of charging different prices for same-sized packages. (Credit: CBS2)

Suit Claims UPS Charged Customers Different Rates For The Same Sized Packages

An allegation lodged by the Department of Consumer Affairs claims that Whole Foods mislabeled weights on pre-packaged foods.

06/26/2015

The Consumer Electronics Show brought the latest and greatest tech products to Chelsea (Credit: CBS2)

Latest And Greatest Gadgets Are On Display At Consumer Electronics Week

If you love gadgets and electronics the latest and greatest products are being unveiled in Chelsea.

06/24/2015

A sticker with the Uber logo is displayed in the window of a car. (Credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NYC Council Proposes Bill Restricting Number Of Uber, Other For-Hire Cars

Councilman Stephen Levin, D-Brooklyn, is sponsoring a bill he calls a “timeout.”

06/24/2015

Uber ride sharing service (Credit: CBS 2)

Group Files FTC Complaint Over Uber Privacy Policy

The Electronic Privacy Information Center, a Washington, D.C.-based public interest research group, filed the complaint Monday with the Federal Trade Commission.

06/24/2015

Niagara bottled water (Niagarawater.com)

Niagara Issues Voluntary Recall For Bottled Spring Water

Niagara Bottling issued a voluntary recall over concerns that one of its water sources is contaminated with E. coli.

06/22/2015

A sticker with the Uber logo is displayed in the window of a car. (Credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NYC Taxi Commission OKs New Rules For App-Based Car Services

The commission initially required companies such as Uber and Lyft to submit any proposed app changes for its approval. The providers said that would stifle innovation.

06/22/2015

Gotham Greens is on a mission to bring locally grown produce to New York City. (Credit:CBS2)

Gotham Greens Brings Locally Grown Produce To The Big Apple

New York City usually doesn’t evoke images of lush farmland, but one company is looking to change that, and give a whole new meaning to locally grown.

06/18/2015

Lyft NY state of mind (Facebook)

Lyft To Pay $300,000 For Violating New York State Regulatory Laws

Ride-hailing service Lyft will pay $300,000 to settle allegations that it violated New York state laws.

06/18/2015

A close-up of the front of the US 10-dollar bill. (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman To Appear On New $10 Bill; Who Should It Be?

Move over Alexander Hamilton! The $10 bill will soon feature a woman, the U.S. Treasury Department announced Wednesday night.

06/18/2015

FILE -- United Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

United Airlines To Drop Flights At JFK Airport

United Airlines will stop flying to Kennedy Airport in October and shift the remaining cross-country flights there to its nearby hub in Newark.

06/16/2015

Departing Plane (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Airlines Push Back Against Comparison-Shopping Travel Websites

Before booking a flight, many travelers shop around online to find the best deal. However, airlines don’t necessarily want consumers cashing in on sky-high savings.

06/16/2015

House For Sale Sign (file / credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Long Island Housing Prices On The Rise

According to Multiple Listing Service, the average price of a home in Suffolk County has jumped 10 percent, and Nassau County’s average is up 6 percent.

06/16/2015

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Schumer Wants Airlines To Scrap Carry-On Luggage Proposal

Sen. Charles Schumer wants to ground a plan that would shrink the allowed size of carry-on luggage on airplanes.

06/14/2015

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City Council Bill Takes Aim At Illegal Airbnb Rentals

The fine for a first-time offense would skyrocket from $1,000 to $10,000 and the maximum penalty would be $50,000.

06/10/2015

French Fries (Thinkstock)

NYC Could Become First City In U.S. To Require High-Sodium Warning Labels On Menus

The Health Department will propose all chain restaurants add a symbol resembling a salt shaker on menus next to food products that contain more than the recommended daily limit, the AP reports.

06/09/2015