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Verizon Workers To Stay On Job Without New Contract

The phone, TV and Internet company and leaders of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers announced the decision early Sunday, shortly after a contract covering 39,000 workers expired.

08/02/2015

FILE - A Verizon sign hangs on a store in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Verizon Strike Possible As Contract Deadline Looms

The unions say the telecom giant is demanding that workers sharply increase their health care contributions and make concession on pensions.

08/01/2015

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Verizon Workers Authorize Strike As Contract Negotiations Continue

Most of the workers are members of the Communications Workers of America.

07/25/2015

FILE - A Verizon sign hangs on a store in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Verizon Buys AOL For $4.4 Billion

Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom’s push in both mobile and advertising fields.

05/12/2015

Ridgewood residents are pushing back against a cell antenna planned for the top of this church. (Credit:CBS2)

Ridgewood Residents Push Back Against Verizon Antenna Atop Neighborhood Church

There was controversy on Tuesday, over a proposal to put a cell phone antenna next to a church cross in one New Jersey neighborhood.

12/16/2014

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CBS 2 Exclusive: Cops Say Criminals Are Going High-Tech, Using Drones To Case Victims

The military uses drones to carry bombs or conduct surveillance, but anyone can buy a drone without a weapon that uses high-definition cameras and GPS, even criminals.

09/29/2014

FILE -- New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Getty Images)

Disconnect Seen Between Smartphone Industry, Schneiderman Over Anti-Theft Agreement

The companies have agreed to provide a free preloaded or downloadable anti-theft tool on smartphones sold in the U.S. after July 2015.

04/16/2014

A voice mail by scammers appears to come from an official Verizon customer service phone number. (credit: CBS 2)

Scammers Manipulate Caller ID To Target Verizon Customers

The special offer looks like it’s coming from an Verizon Wireless customer service phone number. But it’s really a scam.

03/11/2014

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Upper West Side Residents Frustrated As 911 Calls Are Bounced To New Jersey

Concerns have arisen on the Upper West Side, as some residents have said they have been running into issues calling 911. As CBS 2’s Don Champion reported, the callers have found themselves connected to dispatchers across the Hudson River in New Jersey.

02/24/2014

The site of a collapse in Jersey City on Feb. 13, 2014. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS 2)

Verizon Building Roof Collapses In Jersey City

A Verizon facility where workers keep their vehicles partially collapsed during Thursday’s powerful winter storm.

02/13/2014

FILE - A Verizon sign hangs on a store in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Verizon Worker Accused Of Cutting Cablevision Wires On Long Island

Vincent Gargano of Setauket cut a Cablevision fiber optic cable wire and another Cablevision wire on Jan. 7, police said. The outage affected about 6,000 customers.

02/12/2014

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Verizon Wires Up 35 Subway Stations For Wi-Fi Use

Verizon Wireless customers can now use their cellphones in 35 of New York City’s underground subway stations.

01/28/2014

Lights atop the Empire State Building (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Start Tweeting! Super Bowl Debates To Light Up Empire State Building

Not sure which team has the edge in Super Bowl XLVIII? Just look up. The ESB is teaming up with Verizon ahead of Sunday’s Denver-Seattle matchup for what’s being touted as “the first-ever social media-driven” light show.

01/27/2014

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Verizon Outage Takes NYPD Data Systems Offline For Hours

The entire NYPD except 1 Police Plaza lost access to its data systems Thursday due to a Verizon outage.

01/16/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 12: A fire and police emergency box stands in the area where members of Save Our Streets (S.O.S.) held a rally and vigil on the sidewalk near where a 16-year-old boy was shot last Tuesday evening, on January 12, 2013 in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Manhattan FDNY Alarm Boxes Back Up And Running

FDNY alarm boxes were all back up and running in Manhattan early Wednesday, after an infrastructure failure shut them down.

01/15/2014

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