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Walter Amerbach (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

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.

02/27/2013

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.

02/21/2013

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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.

02/08/2013

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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.

12/13/2012

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.

11/08/2012

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.

11/06/2012

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.

11/06/2012

FILE - Nassau County Police detour traffic off Merrick Road due to flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012 in Freeport, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Police: Freeport Firefighter Charged With Arson After Setting Cars On Fire While Trying To Siphon Fuel

Nassau County police said the 23-year-old Freeport firefighter was using an electric vacuum to illegally siphon gas from a Village of Freeport Fire Department vehicle to his personal car when electricity set the gas on fire.

11/06/2012

Gas Station Line

Long Lines And Short Tempers Persist At Gas Stations As Fuel Shortage Continues

Fuel delivery and distribution problems caused by Sandy have been easing and more gas is on its way into the area, according to the governor.

CBS New York–11/04/2012

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GasBuddy Releases Fuel Availability Tool For NYC Drivers

Finding gasoline in the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy has been about as easy as finding a needle in a haystack, which has led GasBuddy developers to come up with an innovative way to track where gasoline is available.

11/04/2012

East New York Gas Line

Patience Wears Thin For Some New York Area Residents As Power Returns For Others

More New Yorkers awoke Saturday to power being restored for the first time since Superstorm Sandy pummeled the region, but patience was wearing thin among those who have been without power for most of the week.

11/03/2012

Gas Line in Manalapan, New Jersey (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Gas Rationing In Effect As New Jersey Deals With Sandy’s Aftermath

If you’re planning to line up for gas Saturday, you had better check your license plate first.

CBS New York–11/03/2012

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

Officials Working To Bring Gas To Tri-State As Residents Struggle To Find Fuel

Speaking at a news conference Friday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged that there is a shortage of fuel, but said “there is no reason to panic.”

11/02/2012

A girl holds jerry cans while waiting in line at a gas station on November 1, 2012 in Hazlet township, New Jersey. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rockland County To Impose Gas Restrictions

Rockland County will issue a local emergency order restricting the amount of fuel that an individual can purchase at a gas station.

11/02/2012

A girl holds jerry cans while waiting in line at a gas station on November 1, 2012 in Hazlet township, New Jersey. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Where To Get Gas In The Tri-State Area After Sandy: Your Answers

Have YOU been successful in getting gas? If so, share that information on where you got it with our audience

11/02/2012

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