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.


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.


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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.

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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.