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A restaurant grade is seen at an establishment in Chelsea - New York, NY - Jan 19, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Little Guys Win In NYC Restaurant Grade War

“Well, there’s no reason to spend money on a ‘B’ quality restaurant in this town,” says one man.

01/19/2011

Apple CEO Steve Jobs presents the iPhone 4 at the 2010 Apple World Wide Developers Conference - San Francisco, CA - Jun 7, 2010 - Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Apple CEO Steve Jobs Taking Leave Of Absence

Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs sent a note Monday to employees saying he’s taking a medical leave of absence so he can focus on his health.

01/17/2011

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

New Economic Crisis Looms Over States

Just when the economy seems to be slowly crawling out of recession, there’s another potential financial crisis on the horizon!

01/14/2011

Job seeker James Dickson is seen at a career training center operated by the New York Department of Labor in Harlem - New York, NY - Dec 3, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Unemployment Rate Down To 9.4 Percent In December

The nation’s unemployment rate dropped to 9.4 percent last month, its lowest level in 19 months.

01/07/2011

Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Moorestown, NJ - Oct 28, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Jobs Bills Dominate NJ Legislative Agenda

Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver said aggressive efforts are needed to bring down New Jersey’s unemployment rate. It’s currently 9.2 percent.

01/06/2011

Ridgefield, CT - File / Photo: Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce

Connecticut Municipalities Brace For Cuts Under Malloy

As a former candidate for governor, Ridgefield First Selectman Rudy Marconi knows Connecticut’s $4 billion deficit will mean higher taxes and local revenue cuts.

01/04/2011

Long Island - File / Photo: NASA

L.I. Association President Pushes For Destination Center

Long Island Association president Kevin Law says that it’s time the island start acting like the big guy that it is.

01/04/2011

Shoppers check out at the Macy's store in the Roosevelt Field Mall - Garden City, NY - Dec 23, 2010 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Last Minute Shoppers Hit The Stores

Last minute Christmas shoppers are in good company, as consumers are racing to the end of the season at a more feverish pace this year.

CBS New York–12/23/2010

American Airlines

You Can’t Buy American Airlines Tickets On Orbitz

American Airlines says it will no longer sell tickets on the Orbitz travel website, effective immediately.

12/22/2010

Models pose with a Volkswagen Jetta - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Dec 21, 2010 - AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin

Hyundai, Kia, VW Top Insurance Industry Safe Cars List

South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia and German car maker Volkswagen lead the insurance industry’s annual list of the safest new vehicles.

12/22/2010

The Ernst & Young building in Times Square - New York, NY - Dec 20, 2010 - AP Photo/Richard Drew

Ernst & Young May Be Charged In Lehman Collapse

Accounting firm Ernst & Young LLC may face civil fraud charges in New York for its alleged role in the demise of Lehman Brothers, according to a report.

12/20/2010

Governor-Elect Dan Malloy is seen with running mate Nancy Wyman arrive for a news conference - Hartford, CT - Nov 8, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill

Malloy Pledges Job Growth, Focuses On Fairfield County

The latest figures show Connecticut added 2,500 new jobs in November, a sign of hope for a state that’s stands last in the nation in job growth.

12/17/2010

John Campbell drives Lucky Chucky in the Hambletonian elimination at the Meadowlands Racetrack - East Rutherford, NJ - Jul 31, 2010 (Photo: U.S. Trotting Association)

There’s Hope For Horse Racing In New Jersey

Talks are ongoing between the Christie administration and standardbred breeders about saving horse racing at the Meadowlands.

12/17/2010

The Subs pants accessory - Photo: Hatch Ventures

Harlem Inventor Wants To Keep Your Pants From Falling

Got baggy pants? You need this!

12/17/2010

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Unemployment Remark Sparks Partisan Fuss In NJ

Democratic leaders who demanded that the top Assembly Republican apologize may have gotten more than they asked for.

12/16/2010

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