From employment laws to flood insurance and cell phone issues, CBS 2′s consumer reporter Asa Aarons is here with some advice.
It happens all the time, you pull out your cell phone to make a call and the battery is dead, but there are ways to avoid running out of power so quickly.
Police say the robber shot his second robbery victim in the torso before demanding money.
Police say the suspect approached his victim, gun in hand, and demanded the victim’s wallet and cell phone before fleeing on foot into the Queensbridge Housing Development.
Now that cell phone service has arrived on part of the subway system, the program is poised to expand.
All underground stations are expected to be wired by 2016, but trains are not expected to have service between stations.
Authorities said the suspect, described by police as a black or Hispanic male, rides a black bicycle to approach victims and grab their cell phones from their hands in all of the incidents. No injuries have been reported.
New York Sen. Charles Schumer is asking major cell phone carriers to help put an end to cell phone thefts by deactivating the phones themselves if reported lost or stolen.
Suffolk County’s police commissioner said that 20 percent of all fatal crashes are because of illegal cell phone use, which leads to distracted driving.
Authorities said a man is accused of stealing a mourner’s cell phone during a Long Island funeral Mass. He’s also charged with pilfering poor boxes at two churches.
Dr. Alvaro Carrascal of the American Cancer Society speaks with CBS 2′s Dana Tyler on cell phones and cancer.
Radiation from cell phones can possibly cause cancer, says a new study put out by the World Health Organization that now lists cell phones in the same category as pesticide, DDT, gasoline engine exhaust and coffee.
They’ve already handed out more than 2,000 tickets for things like illegal turns, disobeying traffic signs, weaving in traffic, and talking on cell phones from behind the wheel.
A sexting incident at a New Jersey middle school has police warning students who may have inappropriate pictures of a 13-year-old girl.
A 13-year-old girl sent the photographs to two teen boys, who sent them to a few friends, who sent them to more friends, and so on. Police say students must delete the photo by Thursday morning or else.
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