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People board an Amtrak train at Penn Station (file/credit: Getty Images)

Passengers Sound Off On Twitter As Amtrak Train Stalls In Connecticut

An Amtrak train got stuck – reportedly for over four hours – in Cos Cob, Conn. Tuesday, and passengers sounded off about it on Twitter.

03/11/2014

Charles Ganzenmuller

Prosecutors: Unlicensed Air Conditioning Contractor Scammed L.I. Home Owners

A Pennsylvania man was in court Monday, charged with bilking Long Island homeowners out of thousands of dollars for air conditioning work he never performed.

02/24/2014

Workers at a Washington Heights McDonald's walked off the job because there was no air conditioning in the eatery. (credit: Russell Murphy)

With No AC, Some McDonald’s Workers Walk Off The Job In Washington Heights

Some workers at a Washington Heights McDonald’s walked off the job Friday, claiming they have been forced to work without air conditioning all summer long.

07/19/2013

Pedestrians pass an AMC movie theater in Times Square in New York City

Summer Heat Sends Crowds Flocking To Air Conditioned Movie Theaters

Movie theaters may be the only place that you could find people carrying sweatshirts and jackets on Saturday, but for some viewers the ending credits came too soon.

07/06/2013

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12 Sickened After Coolant Leaks At New Jersey City University

Two people who got sick Monday at New Jersey City University were taken to a hospital, but the rest were treated at the scene.

11/21/2012

FILE - Children play in water sprayed from a fire hydrant in the Bronx. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Residents Feeling The Heat With Thursday Shaping Up To Be Even Hotter

On Thursday, it will be very hot and humid with a high near the record of 97, last reached in 1988, according to AccuWeather. RealFeel temperatures are expected to be between 100 and 105 on Thursday.

06/20/2012

Giant fans set up in Penn Station on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

AC Problem At Penn Station Makes For Warm Commute

Amtrak’s Cliff Cole told WCBS 880 that workers began replacing the entire cooling system last week, but that it’s not completely up and running.

05/30/2012

A new initiative could save New Yorkers money on their utility bills.(credit:CBS2)

Energy Efficient Home Improvements Could Save New Yorkers Money

The only thing keeping many people from having a more energy efficient home is money. A brand new program allows people to get green upgrades now and pay for them later in their monthly utility bill.

02/13/2012

Summer Book Sale at Pequot Library (file / credit: Pequot Library)

Annual Book Sale On At Pequot Library In Connecticut

The Pequot Library book sale is running through Tuesday in Southport.

07/22/2011

People cool off in a fountain in Battery Park. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Big Apple Heat Wave Packs Steamy Punch; Another Scorcher On Tap For Thursday

It’s so hot, we could shatter records set more than seven decades ago. The blazing sun made it feel like 100 degrees on Wednesday and it’s not over yet.

06/08/2011

Light Switch (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Residents Brace For Higher Electric Rates

Just as everyone is turning on their air conditioners comes word that natural gas prices may push up the wholesale cost of electricity by 22 percent.

06/01/2011