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NYC Official: You Better Watch Out For Scams While Shopping For The Holidays

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Not everyone is jolly this holiday season, so watch out for the Grinch.

New York City Consumer Affairs Commissioner Julie Menin is warning that shoppers should be on alert for holiday scams, WCBS 880’s Jim Smith reported. 199 more words


Suffolk County Legislator On Red Light Cameras: 'Taxation By Citation'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – When it comes to red light cameras on Long Island, Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta has a saying: “It’s clearly taxation by citation.” 228 more words


Medical Examiner Investigating Deaths Of 2 NYC Toddlers In Separate Incidents

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York City Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating the cause of death for two toddlers in separate incidents in New York City. 300 more words


Advocates Say Battle Over Sports Betting In NJ Isn't Finished

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A federal judge shot down a request for a partial lift of the ban on sports betting in New Jersey on Friday, but for some the battle isn’t over yet. 229 more words


Unbeaten Wellesley Youth Football Team Seeks Another Title

WELLESLEY (CBS) — The Patriots still have a way to go, but playoff football has already begun for an elite team of sixth graders from Wellesley. 210 more words


Mass. Equipping Highway Signs With Radar Technology

BOSTON (CBS) – Message boards along a stretch of I-495 will now be able to monitor the speed of vehicles. MassDOT announced Tuesday that eight boards with messages to obey the speed limit will be equipped with new radar technology. 287 more words


BMW Driver Who Blocked South End Fire Hydrant Apologizes

BOSTON (CBS) – The driver of a BMW parked in front of a fire hydrant during a South End fire on Sunday is apologizing.

It happened during a three-alarm fire that didn’t hurt anyone, but heavily damaged three units on Rutland Street. 244 more words