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Frustrated Mom Creates ‘Ignore No More’ App To Get Teen Kids To Return Calls

Parents in the Tri-State and around the world can relate: Trying to reach your teen by phone, only to get ignored. One frustrated mom decided to do something about it.

08/15/2014

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Ask.fm Site Owners Agree To Increased Oversight To Prevent Harassment

The site has been acquired by the owners of Ask.com, whose chief executive, Doug Leeds, says the focus is ensuring a safer and more enjoyable experience for users.

08/14/2014

Your insurance card is the latest target for identity thieves looking for free health care. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Identity Thieves May Be After Your Health Insurance

In the wrong hands your insurance card is worth a fortune. It’s actually the largest target of identity thieves who want it to obtain free health care.

08/08/2014

Woman using laptop (Photo credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

How Secure Are Your Passwords? New Yorkers Talk Security, PW Tricks

Passwords should ideally be 14-25 characters in length with a mix of capital and lowercase letters, numbers and symbols and never to use the same password twice, 1010 WINS’ John Montone reported.

08/08/2014

Pending legislation in Suffolk County would force some vendors to offer healthy alternatives along with junk food. (Credit: CBS 2)

Junk Food Lovers In Suffolk County Fight For Their Right To Chow Down On Fatty Foods

Some junk food junkies on Long Island are worried that they will not be able to chow down on their favorite fatty foods.

08/07/2014

Some restaurants place menu items strategically to get diners to spend more than they expected. (Credit:CBS 2)

Feast Your Eyes On This: The Dish On Menu Tricks And Dining Deception

Summer nights are great time to dine out, but thanks to something that you might not know about menus you could wind up spending more than you expect.

08/07/2014

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (second from right) announces that thousands of new bulletproof vests are going to NYPD, Nassau and Suffolk police. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Thousands Of Officers In NYC Area To Get Bulletproof Vests, Officers In NJ To Get Settlement From Defective Vests

It’s a big day for law enforcement agencies in New York and New Jersey when it comes to bulletproof vests.

08/06/2014

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Tri-State P.F. Chang’s Locations May Have Been Hit By Data Breach

The nationwide P.F. Chang’s restaurant chain has been hit with a security breach involving credit and debit card data, and two Tri-State Area locations have been affected.

08/04/2014

Police arrest Susan Porfido-Gibson following an alleged drunk driving incident in Toms River. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Toms River Mother Came Home To Drunk Babysitter, Crying Toddler

Police in New Jersey say a mother came home from work to find her child crying next to his babysitter who had apparently passed out drunk.

08/04/2014

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OKCupid Admits To Manipulating User Data, And It’s Not Alone

The dating site OKCupid this week became the latest company to admit that it has manipulated customer data to see how users of its dating service would react to one another.

07/29/2014

Carts outside of a Target store. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Survey: Back-To-School Shopping Kicks Off 2 Months Before School Starts

Believe it or not, back-to-school shopping has already begun. Parents are getting the chore out of the way early, to take advantage of sales and make sure they get the goods before retailers sell out.

07/29/2014

The Theradome hair restoration helmet. (Photo: Theradome Company)

Seen At 11: The Hair Helmet

Millions of Americans suffer from hair loss and they spend millions of dollars on treatments to restore their hair. But now technology is opening the door to a new non-surgical, non-invasive option that you can use in your own home.

07/25/2014

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Public Advocate Letitia James Calls For Stepped Up Action Against Sex Assaults On Subways

James is seeking better training for police officers, tougher sentences for offenders and are calling for more cameras to be installed in subway cars.

07/25/2014

FILE - An illustration of some major United States credit cards (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Scammers Look To Cash-In On Tourists During Busy Summer Travel Season

The summer travel season is in full swing and scammers are busting out new tricks to take advantage of tourists.

07/23/2014

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Morton Williams Supermarket Boycotts Turkish Food Products In Support Of Israel

“We will lift our own boycott of Turkish products when [Prime Minister] Erdogan changes his anti-Semitic course,” said CEO Morton Sloan.

07/23/2014