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Falling Fuel Prices Could Mean Lower Home Heating Costs

Fuel Prices are falling and home owners may be in a position to cash in on the lowest oil heating prices all year.


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NJ Gas Prices Drop Below $3 A Gallon In Some Spots

AAA is reporting the national average for a gallon of regular is $3.26, about a quarter cheaper than this time a year ago.


A close-up of some of the debris following a house explosion in Stamford, Conn. on Sept. 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Cause Of Blast That Leveled Stamford Home Under Investigation

Authorities are investigating what caused a huge explosion Tuesday that leveled a six bedroom house in Stamford, scattering debris for hundreds of feet and setting three other homes on fire.


Freon gas created a smoke condition at the 50th Street subway station on July 30, 2013. (credit: Arton Gjonbalaj)

Smoke Condition Disrupts Manhattan 1, 2, 3 Subway Service

The smoke was caused by a broken freon line, the Fire Department said. There were no injuries.


An air sampler box is seen in the subway as part of the NYPD's "Subway-Surface Air Flow Exchange'' study on Tuesday, July 9, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Amid Air Flow Tests, CBS 2 Learns Of Ventilation System Protecting NYC

The NYPD and the Brookhaven National Laboratory installed air sampling equipment on Tuesday to study how chemical weapons could be dispersed through the city’s subway system.


Cars are covered in debris following an explosion at Nyack College on June 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

O&R Looking Into Damaged Gas Pipe In Wake Of Explosion At Nyack College

Seven people were hurt when the blast happened shortly before noon at a building known as the Sky Island Lodge on South Highland Avenue.


Cars are covered in debris following an explosion at Nyack College on June 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Gas Leak Eyed After 7 Hurt In Explosion At Nyack College

The explosion happened just before noon at a building known as the Sky Island Lodge on South Highland Avenue.


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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.


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Cops: Smithtown Man Stole Fill-Ups From 16 Suffolk County Gas Stations

Walter Amerbach, 21, has been charged with 11 counts of petit larceny, Suffolk County police said.


Residents stand in line for fuel at a gas station on November 2, 2012 on Staten Island. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Sandy, Cuomo Proposes Storm Generators For Gas Stations

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed making grants to key gas stations so they can run backup generators and keep pumping after disruptive storms and avoid a replay of Superstorm Sandy, when many shut down.


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Gas Stations Run Dry As Blizzard Pounds Tri-State

Reminiscent of the days after Superstorm Sandy, many gas stations around the region ran dry Friday as drivers rushed to fill up their tanks and gas cans.


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6 NJ Gas Stations Mistakenly Receive Aviation Fuel

The fuel, which is used in propeller-driven aircraft and not jets, was sold as super unleaded fuel between Wednesday and Friday of last week, the Consumer Affairs Division said.


Limousine driver David Simonyam fills has automobile with gasoline after waiting on line on East Houston Street in Lower Manhattan. (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

L.I., NYC Drivers React To Odd-Even Gas System As Officials Explain What’s Fueling Crisis

The gas crisis was brought about in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, which left many gas stations reeling because of a lack of power and problems getting deliveries.


People fill up red gas cans at a Sunoco in Wall Township, New Jersey. (credit: CBS 2)

Sandy Gas Woes Continue: People Trading Gas For Sex On Craigslist

Stories of price gouging and fights at gas stations have also been commonplace. But now it seems people — men in particular — are finding new ways to take advantage of gas-seeking Tri-State residents: Sex.


A gas station displays a 'No Gas' sign on November 1, 2012 in Toms River, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Drivers In Westchester Continue To Hunt For Gasoline

A line of about 30 cars waited for gas at a Shell station in Ardsley around lunchtime on Tuesday.