Airbnb Slams Proposed City Council Bill Over Steep FinesWhile Councilman Jumaane Williams conceded the $50,000 maximum fine might be a little steep, he said it wouldn't be levied against the occasional Airbnb user.
Proposed Bill In Puerto Rico Could Fine Parents Of Obese ChildrenMore than 28 percent of Puerto Rico's children are considered clinically obese, compared with about 18 percent in the U.S. mainland.
NFL Fines 4 Players In Super Bowl ScuffleSeattle Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin was fined $10,000 for his role in the fight that happened with just 18 seconds left on the clock.
Inspectors: City Hospital Faces Over $200,000 In Fines Over Dangerous Dirty LaundryFederal inspectors say a New York City hospital faces $201,000 in fines for exposing employees to the risk of infection from dirty laundry.
N.J. Bill Would Mean Fines For Falsifying Caller ID InformationScammers who manipulate how their phone number appears on caller ID could face a $10,000 fine, under a measure unanimously approved by the New Jersey state General Assembly on Monday.
Tougher Penalties Go Into Effect For NYS Drivers Using Hand-Held PhonesBeginning Saturday, new drivers who are caught using a cell phone without a hands-free device could face a 120-day license suspension.
CBS 2 Gets Results: National Grid Installs New Meters After No-Show Fine ComplaintsCBS 2 has gotten action following a report on no-show fines levied against Long Island homeowners by National Grid.
Long Island Homeowners Furious Over No-Show Fines From Utility Company Some suburban homeowners are furious after being shocked with a surprising fine. The charge is being tacked onto their bills because they're not home when a worker shows up to read the meter.
City Council Moves To Eliminate 'Gotcha System' Of Restaurant InspectionsFines will go down overall, but the city will maintain the letter grading system implemented by former mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2010.
Seen At 11: Driving's New Distraction, Eating Behind The WheelEating while driving. A lot of people do it every day, but startling new information has shown that the habit could be more dangerous than texting behind the wheel.
Conn. Increasing Penalties For Drivers Who Violate Work Zone Speed LimitsConnecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Redeker said he hears from road crews concerned for their safety all the time.
City Council Approves Major Changes To Restaurant Grading SystemThe New York City Council on Wednesday approved a package of bills that will reduce the fines restaurant owners pay for minor health infractions.