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eBay headquart6ers in San Jose, Calif. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

eBay Survey: Firearms Are Most Popular Purchase Items In New York State

Despite strong pushes for gun control at the state level in recent years, firearms and supplies ranked as the most popular items purchased on eBay in New York State in a new survey.

08/26/2014

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Seen At 11: Exploding Cellphones Pose A Serious Danger

The public is taking heed of a warning about exploding phones. It is happening more and more and causing some serious injuries.

06/19/2013

Smoke Detectors

Nassau Firefighters Museum Gives Out Free Smoke Detectors

You may not know it, but the newest generation of smoke detectors do not need their batteries changed; you keep them for 10 years and then toss them.

03/09/2013

Tide Loads of Hope in Eatontown - Nov. 5, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Tide Helps Sandy’s Victims Get Clothes Cleaned For Free In Central Jersey

Sometimes it’s the little things in life that make things better. That’s certainly true after superstorm Sandy ravaged parts of the Tri-State area.

11/05/2012

National Guard vehicle at the corner of Clinton and 3rd in Hoboken - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: David Wachs)

Rescues Continue In Hoboken As Parts Of City Still Flooded By Hudson River

Hoboken officials said some supplies are running low days after Superstorm Sandy caused the Hudson River to flood 25 percent of the city.

11/01/2012

People wait in line for gas during a mandatory evacuation in preparation for Hurricane Irene August 26, 2011 in North Cape May, New Jersey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain)

NJ Officials Investigating Claims Of Price Gouging In Wake Of Irene

Roughly 50 people have called New Jersey’s Division of Consumer Affairs about price gouging of gas, batteries, bottled water and hotel rooms.

08/31/2011

Linda Capron of Roosevelt, N.Y. finds there are no more D batteries and few of other batteries left for sale at the Home Depot store on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, in Freeport, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Batteries Hot Commodity For The Powerless In Wake Of Irene

Batteries and flashlights have been on high demand since Irene left millions without power around the Tri-State area.

08/31/2011