Gas Stations

A Lukoil gas station (credit: CBS 2)

Fueling Up Is Getting Harder As Gas Stations Close Across U.S.

More than 100 years after America’s first retail gasoline station opened, the National Petroleum News reports that America’s 160,000 gas stations are slowly receding from the landscape.


Authorities are warning the public about 'sliding,' in which thieves target drivers getting gas and steal items from their cars. (Credit: Live Leak/CBS 2)

Pilfered At The Pump: Cops Say Thieves Are Targeting Motorists With New ‘Sliding’ Robberies

Thieves have been targeting drivers while they’re pumping gas, it’s a new crime of opportunity that takes only seconds.


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Prosecutors: N.J. Man Skimmed Credit Card Info, Used It To Buy Alcohol For His Nightclub

As drivers fill up for the big holiday weekend, police in New Jersey have issued a warning about credit card skimming at gas stations.


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Union County Officials To Crack Down On Price-Gouging Gas Stations This Memorial Day Weekend

Officials in Union County, N.J. are on the lookout for price gouging as Memorial Day weekend gets underway Friday.


New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Hotels, Gas Station Settle With N.J. Over Price-Gouging Allegations

New Jersey state officials said Monday that settlements have been reached with two hotels and a gas station accused of price gouging following Superstorm Sandy.


Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, announces a new law requiring backup generators at many gas stations on Oct. 29, 2013, in Port Jefferson Station, N.Y. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

New York Gas Stations Won’t Be Powerless In Future Storms

Gas stations on or near main highways or expressways will be required to have transfer switches so that generator power can be used.


Generators in use after Sandy (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

N.J. Town, Businesses Locked In Power Struggle Over Mandatory Generators

A New Jersey town wants to make sure all of its essential businesses are equipped with emergency generators to prevent the chaos that occurred after Superstorm Sandy.


A Hess gas station employee directs gas lines on Rte 110 in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 3, 2012 in Farmingdale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Federal Sandy Aid To Cover Backup Generators At Some New York Gas Stations

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced federal relief money will help gas stations pay for electrical wiring to use generators that would keep gas flowing during power outages.


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New Jersey Gas Stations Sued For Selling Aviation Fuel As Gasoline

The stations are located in North Plainfield, Trenton, Manasquan, Lawrenceville and Scotch Plains. The lawsuit announced Tuesday also names their parent company, a fuel distributor and fuel transporter.


Cars wait in line for fuel at a Gulf gas station on Nov. 1, 2012 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

State Budget Provides Grants To Gas Stations In The Event Of A Superstorm

The New York state budget will give grants to gas stations for generators so that if another superstorm like Sandy hits, there will not be interminable lines at gas stations.


Patrons wait in line to get their gas containers filled on November 2, 2012. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

12 More NY Gas Stations Being Investigated For Alleged Price Gouging

The gas stations involved in this latest probe include four on Long Island, six in New York City and two in Westchester County.


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New York City Gas Rationing Comes To An End

Gas rationing was over in New York City Saturday, after Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed an order allowing the post-Superstorm Sandy restriction to expire.


People wait in line for over two hours for gasoline as the city continues to recover from superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Lines Shorter At New York Metro Gas Stations — At Least For One Day

For at least one day, drivers in the New York metro area seemed to be getting a break from spending hours at gas lines during Superstorm Sandy.


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Cabbies Demand Express Lane For Fueling Up, Complain Of Long Daily Waits

New York cabbies on Monday night were demanding an express lane at local gas stations, as they complained of waiting up to 6 hours a day to refuel.


A Mobil gas station at East Houston Street and Avenue C - New York, NY - Oct 11, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Gas Stations Becoming Harder To Find In Manhattan

Consumer Affairs says 41 gas stations are found in Manhattan, primarily above 96th Street and along 10th and 11th Avenues.