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.
New Jersey Boosts Fines For Left Lane Hogs; Worst Case? $300Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation Wednesday increasing the fine for failing to keep right or failure to observe traffic lanes.
Feds May Fine Westchester County For Missing Water Quality Improvement DeadlineWestchester County may face legal action and have to pay up $150,000 a month in fines to the U.S. Justice Department, after missing a deadline to improve water treatment in White Plains and Scarsdale.
N.J. Town Approves 'Alarming' Fines For Residents Who Ignore Lightning Detection AlarmsUnder the proposed ordinance approved unanimously by the Cresskill Borough Council Wednesday evening, Cresskill residents have 10 minutes to get off the field or out of the pool if the new lightning detection system goes off, or face a fine of up to $1,000.