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

Home Depot: Data Breach Affected 56 Million Credit, Debit Cards

A total of 56 million credit and debit cards are believed to have been affected by a data breach this year at Home Depot.

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

The alleged ring leader of a bank fraud scheme that affected customers in Westchester County, Orange County, the Bronx, Long Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. (Credit: CBS 2)

Tellers At Multiple Banks Charged With Stealing From Customers In Fraud Scheme

Prosecutors Tuesday said hundreds of customers at White Plains bank are victims of theft – and the thieves are tellers who allegedly took their money.

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

Livery Cab (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

SheRides Puts Brakes On App Launch Due To Overwhelming Customer Demand

There has been so much interest in SheRides from women who want female cabbies that the company is holding off for now on launching the app in New York City.

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 McCafé coffee during breakfast hours at participating restaurants across the country beginning Sept. 16, and ending on National Coffee Day, Sept. 29.

09/15/2014

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

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

Experts warn scammers using infrared technology can pick up your PIN from a pad like this. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Scammers Could Use Thermal Imaging To Steal Your PIN

Scammers are finding new ways to get your personal information, and it is as easy as attaching a new gadget to your iPhone.

09/02/2014

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

Home Depot Investigates Huge Potential Security Breach

Home improvement giant Home Depot on Tuesday was investigating a potential credit card breach that some cyber security experts said could be massive.

09/02/2014

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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 man walks in front of the headquarters of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Cyberattack Against JPMorgan Chase, Other Banks Might Have Left Accounts Compromised

The hackers targeted JPMorgan Chase & Co. and at least four other banks in what’s been described as a coordinated cyberattack.

08/28/2014