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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

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

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

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Labor Day Gas Prices Decrease For First Time In Years

The Labor Day Weekend is underway and for nearly 35 million Americans, that means finishing the first part of a road trip.

08/30/2014

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Hoboken Police, Lawmakers Putting The Brakes On UberX

A little-known law is forcing passengers out of UberX cars and costing drivers big bucks.

08/28/2014

A shelf at a Target store is stocked with back-to-school merchandise. (credit: Getty Images)

Experts: Changing Seasons, Labor Day Sales Create Perfect Shopping Scenario

Labor day weekend is another reminder that school is right around the corner, and parents are searching for deals.

08/25/2014

Entenmann's

Entenmann’s Bakery On Long Island Closing

A famed bakery has left Long Island after nearly a century.

08/23/2014

A selection of cupcakes is seen at Crumbs Bake Shop  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images  for Crumbs Bake Shop)

Cupcake Fans To Get Second Serving Of ‘Crumbs,’ Group Invests $6.5-Million In Failed Chain

An investment group is forking over $6.5-million for the failed cupcake chain. They’re hoping to find sweet success by offering a wider variety of treats that will include vegan and gluten-free options.

08/20/2014

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Retailers Working Hard To Get Shoppers Offline, Through The Door

With more Americans shopping online, retailers are being forced to do more to get shoppers in the door.

08/20/2014

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Concern Over Small Particles Of Glass Prompts Corona Beer Recall

Defects in some bottles may cause small particles of glass to break off and fall into the bottle, the company said in a statement.

08/20/2014

Businesses hope the 'Brooklyn Made' logo will draw attention to their products. (Credit:CBS 2)

Businesses Look To ‘Brooklyn Made’ Logo To Make Products Stand Out

Brooklyn has become the ‘it’ borough, and some companies claim that their products are made there. Soon 4 dozen businesses will be able to prove it.

08/19/2014

Drawstring pants found at Harlem thrift store (CBS 2)

NY Thrift Shops Told To Stop Selling Children’s Clothing With Drawstrings

They are clothing that in rare cases can kill. New York banned or restricted the use of drawstrings in children’s clothing more than a decade ago — and the feds followed suit in recent years. But you can still find “drawstring dangers” on store shelves.

08/19/2014

French Bulldog puppies  (file/credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: New Breed Of Apps Put High-Tech Pet Help At Your Fingertips

From transporting to walking to feedings, and more the latest apps put high-tech pet help right at your fingertips.

08/15/2014

Grocery Store (File/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

McCormick Company Issues Voluntary Recall Of Oregano Over Salmonella Concerns

The product was shipped to 41 states including New Jersey and New York, and has ‘best by’ dates of August 21 and 22, of 2016.

08/15/2014

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International Toy Fair At Javits Center

The Jacob Javits Center has turned into a huge playground. The 108th Annual International Toy Fair is in Manhattan this week showcasing the hottest trends in the industry.

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 20: Supermodel Adriana Lima reveals the $2 million bombshell fantasy bra designed by Damiani exclusively for Victoria's Secret at Victoria's Secret, SoHo on October 20, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Adriana Lima Models $2 Million Victoria’s Secret Bra

Supermodel Adriana Lima reveals the $2 million bombshell fantasy bra designed by Damiani exclusively for Victoria’s Secret at Victoria’s Secret, SoHo on October 20, 2010 in New York City.

Filene's Running of the Brides

Filene’s Basement Running Of The Brides

Deal-hungry women create an annual spectacle.

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