NJ News

FILE - A woman rushes to catch the NJ Transit train from New York Penn Station to Trenton, NJ on May 13, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Cuomo: Feds Must Contribute More For Hudson Tunnels

Cuomo said the federal government’s promise to cover $3 billion of the $14 billion project isn’t enough.

07/29/2015

Campers play in the spray park at Camp Riverbend in Warren, N.J., on July 29, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Residents, Campers Stay Cool As Temperatures Soar

Camp Riverbend in Warren altered its activity and used a combination of water, shade and air conditioning to keep campers safe.

07/29/2015

FILE - Cecil the lion. (credit: CBS2)

NJ Lawmaker Proposes Ban On Game Trophies Coming Through NY, NJ Airports In Wake Of Cecil The Lion’s Death

A New Jersey lawmaker is proposing legislation that would ban game trophies of threatened or endangered species from coming through airports controlled by the Port Authority.

07/29/2015

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NJ Authorities: Off-Duty Trooper Opened Fire On Teens Who Say They Knocked On Wrong Door

According to the attorney general’s office, the trooper suspected the three were trying to enter his Sparta residence.

07/29/2015

Employees of an ATM company in Mahwah, N.J., drive off without a bag that police say contained $141,000. (Credit: CBS2)

Police Have Leads In Mahwah ATM Bag Theft, Say It Wasn’t Inside Job

The ATM worker was distraught and began to hyperventilate after he realized his mistake, the police chief said.

07/29/2015

Penn Station on May 18, 2015 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Feds Seek Meeting With Christie, Cuomo Over Hudson River Rail Tunnels

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sent a letter Monday to the two governors urging them to meet with him in the next two weeks to put together a strategy for building new crossings.

07/28/2015

The Garden Spires apartments in Newark (Credit: CBS2)

Newark Officials Find ‘Unbearable’ Conditions In Raid On Apartment Complex

CBS2 accompanied the officials from Neighborhood and Recreational Services and code enforcement officers as they raided the Garden Spires apartments at 175 First St.

07/28/2015

Area food pantries are seeing a decline in donations this summer. (Credit: CBS2)

Food Pantries Hungry For Summertime Donations

Food pantries, which so many people depend on to fill out tables, are running low on supplies, and those trying to help are worried.

07/28/2015

Pope Francis  leads the vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (San Paolo Basilica) in Rome on January 25, 2015.  (credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Some New Jersey Parishioners Plan To Stay At Philadelphia Zoo During Pope Francis Visit

Visitors making the pilgrimage to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis in September are exploring all options to stay in the city.

07/28/2015

FILE - A body camera worn by a police officer. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

New Jersey Troopers Getting Body Cameras Under New Policy

New Jersey is buying 1,000 body cameras to equip all its state troopers who are out on the road and announced policies for local police on how the cameras should be used.

07/28/2015

A van drove off with a bag filled with tens of thousands of dollars that was accidentally left behind by an employee of an ATM company in Mahwah, N.J. (credit: CBS2)

Mahwah Police Searching For Van After Man Grabs Bag With $141K Left Behind By ATM Worker

The search is on in New Jersey for a man in a van who police said drove off with a bag filled with tens of thousands of dollars that was accidentally left behind by an employee of an ATM company.

07/28/2015

Harvey Cedars officials urged beach goers to avoid digging holes deeper than knee level to avoid injuries. (Credit: Harvey Cedars Beach Patrol/CBS2)

Beach Patrol Reminds Visitors That Deep Holes Are Prohibited In Harvey Cedars

There was a warning Monday night, for anyone who likes to dig holes on the beach.

07/27/2015

Employees of an ATM company in Mahwah, N.J., drive off without a bag that police say contained $141,000. (Credit: CBS2)

Mahwah Police: Man Snatches Bag With $141K Accidentally Left Behind By ATM Worker

Surveillance video shows the costly mistake made by the employees of ATMForUs.com in Mahwah.

07/27/2015

A NJ TRANSIT train. (credit: CBS2)

Menendez, Booker Call For Increased Infrastructure Funding In Wake Of NJ TRANSIT Train Problems

Lawmakers and NJ TRANSIT commuters are demaning answers after a week plagued by problems caused by Amtrak overhead wire issues.

07/27/2015

Newark Police vehicle (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

40-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot In Newark

Residents in a Newark community are on edge following a fatal shooting over the weekend.

07/27/2015