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Police looking for two suspects in three gas station robberies
Police looking for two suspects in three gas station robberies
Police Angy Altamirano 3/23/2013 at 11:00AM

The NYPD is trying to find two suspects for three robberies of two gas stations in Jamaica and one in Flushing. According to police, in each incident the suspects drove to the gas station in a dark colored minivan, then the driver exited the vehicle, watched the locations and returned to the minivan. Afterwards, the [...]

Gas prices return to pre-Sandy levels
Gas prices return to pre-Sandy levels
News Billy Rennison 11/26/2012 at 11:11AM

After a month of wild fluctuations post-Sandy, New York City gas prices have settled back to where they were before the storm. Prices at the pump jumped 15 cents in the aftermath of the storm, before slowly retreating to $4, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, the same price drivers were paying last month. Over [...]

City gas rationing to end Saturday
City gas rationing to end Saturday
Central Billy Rennison 11/23/2012 at 4:22PM

Two weeks after the mayor activated odd/even gas rationing, he announced any car, regardless of license plate number, will be able to fill up beginning tomorrow. Beginning Friday, November 9, Mayor Michael Bloomberg instituted a rationing system to ease long lines at gas stations amidst a post-Sandy fuel shortage. “With more than 85 percent of gas stations [...]

3 Queens gas stations accused of price gouging
3 Queens gas stations accused of price gouging
Central Billy Rennison 11/16/2012 at 10:23AM

As lines grew at gas stations throughout Queens, prices at the pump swelled as well, prompting an investigation into gouging. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the first series of actions in what his office called “a wide-ranging investigation” into post-Sandy price gouging at gas stations throughout New York. The attorney general plans to begin [...]

Gas rationing begins today in NYC
Gas rationing begins today in NYC
Top Stories Billy Rennison 11/08/2012 at 3:47PM

More than a week into the gas shortage, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced an emergency order rationing gas to begin Friday morning at 6. Cars with license plates ending in odd numbers or a letter will be able to purchase gas on odd numbered days; vehicles with plates ending in even numbers can purchase on even [...]

Hours-long gas lines remain as Gov lifts restrictions to ease shortage
Hours-long gas lines remain as Gov lifts restrictions to ease shortage
Central Billy Rennison 11/02/2012 at 10:13AM

With millions of New Yorkers heading back to work and limited subway service, many residents hopped in their cars only to find no place to fill up. “Gas is in short supply,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at the daily press conference updating New Yorkers on the city’s response to Hurricane Sandy. Senator Charles Schumer announced [...]

Gas prices near 2012 highs
Gas prices near 2012 highs
News Billy Rennison 9/17/2012 at 9:23AM

Gas prices continue their two month climb in New York City and are approaching 2012 highs. The average price for a gallon of gas in the city has risen to $4.23, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, 8 cents higher than a week ago. Over the past month the cost of gas has jumped 17 [...]

Gas prices near 2012 lows
Gas prices near 2012 lows
News Billy Rennison 6/11/2012 at 9:45AM

Prices at the pump continued to plummet and are nearing 2012 lows. The average New York City gas price has fallen for the past two months and settled at $3.86, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report. Many stations throughout the city come in well below the average. Over the past week, the cost of gas [...]

Gas prices fall below $4
Gas prices fall below $4
News Billy Rennison 5/30/2012 at 10:39AM

As the summer driving season is set to begin, gas prices have fallen below $4 for the first time since February. Prices at the pump plummeted to an average of $3.98 in New York City, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report. Gas surpassed the $4 mark in late February, where it had remained for the [...]