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Bellevue Hospital's entrance atrium during Sandy, left, and a year later, right. (credit: Bellevue Hospital Center)

Report: Nearly 90 Percent Of Tri-State Area Hospitals Faced ‘Critical Challenges’ During Sandy

When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn’t get to work — problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle.

9 hours ago

A car drives over a speed bump on Erie Street in Jersey City. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Large Speed Bump Rattles Jersey City Drivers

Some cars come to a complete stop at the large speed bump, but others go way too fast, bottoming out and banging bumpers.

21 hours ago

This house in Chatham, N.J., was recently burglarized, police said. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Confronts Burglar Near Bedroom In Latest Chatham Break-In

While police have not yet linked all of the crimes there have been some similarities. The burglars have entered through unlocked doors and window while residents are asleep inside.

21 hours ago

Cars on the highway and a train (file/credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

N.J. Lawmakers To Discuss Joining Major Transportation Agencies

New Jersey is almost out of money to pay for its roads, so at a hearing next week, lawmakers will look into merging three big agencies.

22 hours ago

Dale Avenue School in Paterson, New Jersey (Credit: CBS 2)

Dad Outraged After School Allows Woman To Take Wrong Child From Paterson School

Gemar Mills said his 3-year-old daughter Madison left the Dale Avenue School in Paterson with a stranger in her 50s on Monday

09/16/2014

Summit High School (CBS 2)

NJ Athletic Association Launches Probe After High School Football Team Alleges Racial Taunting

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association is investigating after football players at North Plainfield High School say they were the victims of racial taunting by another team.

09/16/2014

Michelle Lodzinski appears in court in New Brunswick, N.J., on Sept. 16, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Michelle Lodzinski Pleads Not Guilty In Son’s 1991 NJ Murder

Michelle Lodzinski is charged with killing Timothy Wiltsey in 1991, but her attorney has said she “adamantly denies” the charges.

09/16/2014

Torah scribe Rabbi Reuven Yaacobov writes a paragraph of a Torah as part of the exhibition 'The Creation of the World' on July 10, 2014 at the Jewish Museum in Berlin. (Photo credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

First New Synagogue In More Than A Century Opens In Hoboken, N.J.

Rabbi Schapiro said he’s seen a lot of development in the area.

09/16/2014

Authorities are investigating a car chase that led to police opening fire in Rutherford, NJ on Sept. 16, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Dead After Chase, Police-Involved Shooting In Rutherford

Authorities said the chase began in Lyndhurst over a stolen vehicle and ended around 2:34 a.m. with shots fired at the intersection of Rutherford Avenue and Ridge Road in Rutherford.

09/16/2014

The Trump Plaza hotel and casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Atlantic City Bust: Trump Plaza Closes Its Doors

When it opened on May 14, 1984, Donald Trump called it the finest building in Atlantic City, and possibly the nation.

09/16/2014

Paterson police cruiser (Photo: CBS 2)

Man Shot, Killed In Paterson Bar

A man was shot and killed Monday evening at a bar in Paterson, New Jersey.

09/15/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson hold a news conference  on Sept. 15, 2014, in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo, Christie, De Blasio Talk Counterterrorism With Homeland Security Chief

A preliminary analysis of the security in New York and New Jersey will be complied within 10 days.

09/15/2014

Suspect wanted in string of violent purse snatchings in Freehold, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Freehold Residents On Edge Following String Of Purse Snatching Attacks

Police want women in the Freehold Township area to keep an eye out for a man tied to several aggressive attacks on women that began in April.

09/15/2014

Moving 9/11 exhibit arrives in Brewster, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mobile Exhibit Brings Story Of Sept. 11 Terror Attacks Across Nation

The moving exhibition has been on the road since Sept. 11, 2012, bringing the story of the terror attacks to all parts of the country.

09/15/2014

Summit High School (CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: North Plainfield H.S. Football Players Say They Were Racially Taunted With Bananas

Players from a New Jersey high school football team with a largely African-American makeup said members of another team taunted them racially before a game this past weekend.

09/15/2014