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Spring Lake, N.J. beach (Credit: CBS 2)

Beachgoers Notice Change In Sand Along Jersey Shore

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has told beachgoers not to worry, it’s only a matter time before the entire beach is covered in smooth, white sand.

11 hours ago

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Newark Cop Indicted For Allegedly Pulling Gun In Road Rage Quarrel

A veteran Newark police officer was indicted Wednesday, on charges that he pulled a gun on a man driving with his wife and son after a traffic dispute this past winter.

12 hours ago

Port Authority Bus Terminal on July 23, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Port Authority To Plan For New Bus Terminal

The 64-year-old Port Authority Bus Terminal has come under criticism from New Jersey lawmakers who say their constituents have to deal with long delays, substandard conditions and a lack of communication.

13 hours ago

Firefighters respond to a fire at a commercial building in Palisades Park, N.J. on July 23, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Breaks Out In Commercial Building In Palisades Park

The fire broke out in a two-story building on Bergen Boulevard near 12th Street in Palisades Park around 6 a.m. Wednesday.

19 hours ago

Corey Pohan (credit: NJ State Police)

Suspect In Hell’s Kitchen Attack Admits To Climbing Onto NJ Turnpike Toll Plaza To Flee Cops

A man suspected of punching another man on a New York City street has admitted that he climbed onto the roof of a New Jersey Turnpike toll plaza to flee from police.

07/22/2014

Fallen Jersey City Officer Marc DiNardo pictures alongside the man who received his heart, Don Zolkiwsky. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Of Fallen Officer Who Donated Organs Celebrates Birthday With Heart Recipient

A Jersey City police officer who died in the line of duty is living through the organs he donated, CBS 2’s Elise Finch reported.

07/22/2014

Hundreds of fellow officers line the street for the funeral of Waldwick Police Officer  Christopher Goodell. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Attend Funeral Of Christopher Goodell, Waldwick, N.J. Police Officer Killed In Crash

Gov. Chris Christie was among the mourners paying their respects to Waldwick Police Officer Christopher Goodell at St. Luke’s Church in Ho-Ho-Kus.

07/22/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

After Three-Year Probe, Feds To Monitor Newark Police Department

“The people of Newark deserve to be safe, and so do the thousands who come here to work, to learn, and to take advantage of all the city has to offer,” U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said.

07/22/2014

Police are looking for a man who broke into a Leonia home while wearing a 3-piece suit. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Man Decked Out In Three-Piece Suit Caught On Camera During Leonia Burglary

Two New Jersey homes were burglarized in one day, and one of the incidents was caught on tape.

07/22/2014

A major resurfacing project was set to begin on the Palisades Interstate Parkway on Monday, July 21. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Gets Results: Crews Kickoff $11.2-Million Palisades Parkway Facelift

Road renovations were underway on the Palisades Parkway, on Monday night. The DOT took action following a CBS 2 report on the pothole ridden road over the winter.

07/21/2014

Atlantic City Boardwalk (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Thieves Snatch $181,000 From Caesars Atlantic City In Early Morning Heist

New Jersey State Police are investigating a heist that took place at an Atlantic City casino.

07/21/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino (Credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images; CBS 2)

Christie On Astorino: I Don’t ‘Invest In Lost Causes’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday he does not plan to campaign for Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino because he does not campaign for candidates he doesn’t think can win.

07/21/2014

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N.J. State Lawmakers To Probe Allegations About Holland Tunnel Traffic Stops

New Jersey state lawmakers have launched an investigation into allegations that Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop tried to tie up Holland Tunnel traffic top cause problems for the Port Authority.

07/21/2014

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Jersey City To Begin Distributing Rain Barrels To Residents

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop announced plans Monday to distribute rain barrels so residents can capture runoff water.

07/21/2014

New York And NJ Residents Struggle To Recover One Week After Superstorm Sandy

NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney Wants More Details On Sandy Spending

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says newly released reports on the state’s biggest Superstorm Sandy recovery projects are not detailed enough.

07/21/2014