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Sen. Ruben Diaz and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization voice their support for a Fresh Direct facility in the Bronx at the Bronx County Courthouse on Nov. 17, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Rallies Held For, Against Planned Fresh Direct Facility In Bronx

Supporters and opponents of a proposed Fresh Direct facility in the Bronx held dueling rallies ahead of a public hearing Monday night.

11/17/2014

FILE -- A man buys his lunch at a street food vendor cart in New York. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Business Group Calls For Crackdown On 34th Street Food Carts

The 34th Street Parternship wants a ban on food carts along 34th, including on Sundays, when vending rules now don’t apply.

11/17/2014

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Moonachie Printing Plant Closed After Several People Are Hospitalized By Mystery Fumes

Eight people were taken to the hospital due to fumes at a Moonachie printing company on Friday.

11/14/2014

Old Navy is under fire for charging more for women's plus sizes, but not for men's. (Credit: CBS2)

Old Navy Under Fire For Charging More For Women’s Plus Sizes, But Not Men’s

Old Navy has admitted that it is charging more for plus-sized clothing for women, but not for men.

11/13/2014

Royal Caribbean unveils new smartship 'Quantum of the Seas' in New York area. (Credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

‘Quantum Of The Seas’ New Breed Of Cruise Ship Arrives In New York Area

The ship can hold some 5,000 passengers, it took just over a week to make the trip from Southampton to Bayonne and will be in the New York area for the next 6 months.

11/12/2014

EMV chip technology is considered a useful defense against the threat of credit card fraud. (Credit: CBS2)

Many Major Retailers Behind On Fraud-Deterring Chip Technology

Many say a chip that makes counterfeiting nearly impossible is one of the best defenses against credit card fraud, but retail stores are not ready to implement the technology.

11/12/2014

MatchPad hosts a weekly event at Wicked Willy's in Greenwich Village. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

MatchPad Treats Roommate Hunting In NYC Like A Dating Service

Roommate seekers can meet their potential matches over a drink every Wednesday at Wicked Willy’s, a raucous bar on Bleecker Street’s college strip.

11/12/2014

An exclusive CBS2 investigation has uncovered that some passengers without background checks have been whisked through security reserved for pre-screened travelers at all three major Tri-State Area airports. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Investigates: Potential Risk At Airport Security Checks?

Passengers without background checks have been whisked through the same lines reserved for pre-screened travelers, members of the TSA’s pre-check programs.

11/12/2014

Calvin Klein (credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images).

New ‘Perfectly Fit’ Calvin Klein Ads Spark Outrage On Twitter

Popular designer Calvin Klein has come under fire for displaying a size 10 model in its ads for the ‘Perfectly Fit’ underwear line.

11/11/2014

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Nissan Recalls More Than 52,000 Vehicles Over Faulty Air Bags

Nissan is recalling more than 52,000 vehicles for passenger air bags that can explode with too much force and send shards of metal into the passenger compartment.

11/09/2014

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

Home Depot: 53 Million E-Mail Addresses Also Stolen In Data Breach This Year

Hackers stole 53 million email addresses in addition to customers’ card data, Home Depot said Thursday.

11/06/2014

A Connecticut Light & Power truck (credit: Michael Guerrera/WTIC)

CL&P Customers Await Decision On Rate Hikes

A decision by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority on the increase will come by mid-December.

11/06/2014

Jammers can be used to interrupt cell phone conversations, but they come with a serious risk. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Breaking The Rules To ‘Jam’ Annoying Cell Phone Conversations

If you have ever wished that you could flip a switch and put an end to another person’s annoying phone calls, you can, but there may be a hefty price to pay.

11/03/2014

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U.S. Department Of Justice Asks Court To Block On-Screen Ad Company Merger

The U.S. Department of Justice asked a court Monday to block a planned merger of the nation’s only two large cinema on-screen advertising companies, saying consumers might face higher prices at theaters if a merger is carried out.

11/03/2014

Atlantic City officials are trying to reinvent the town after two casinos closed and more are threatening to do so. (Credit: CBS 2)

September’s Employment Numbers Show Atlantic County’s Largest Unemployment Spike In 25 Years

Between Showboat, Revel and Trump Plaza casino hotels all closing around Labor Day weekend this year, Atlantic County’s September unemployment, at 11.4 percent, was a huge 1.3 percent jump from August.

10/31/2014