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Parishioners and clergy are worried that a pending rail project could spell the end for the Church of St. John. (Credit: CBS2)

‘Penn South’ Rail Project Could Offer Relief To Commuters At Cost Of Historic Church

A church could be standing in the way of New Jersey commuters’ hopes for a faster trip to the city.

01/20/2015

Crews in masks board a United Airlines plane from Newark after a reports of a sick passenger who had been in an Ebola-affected country. (Credit: Charlton-Trujillo)

New Jersey Health Officials: Woman Who Was Sick On Plane At Newark Did Not Have Ebola

A woman who was hospitalized after recent travels from an Ebola-affected country did not have the virus, officials told Tuesday evening.

01/20/2015

Surveillance images of two suspects who allegedly used a girl around 5 years old to steal a wallet in a Target in South Brunwsick, New Jersey. (Credit: South Brunswick Police)

Police: Woman Used Small Child To Rip Off Wallet In South Brunswick, N.J.

Police in South Brunswick, New Jersey said Tuesday that a woman used her young daughter to steal from a woman’s wallet at a Target store earlier this month.

01/20/2015

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NJ Transit Police Searching For Suspects In Robberies At North Elizabeth Station

New Jersey Transit police are searching for suspects who robbed commuters at gunpoint at the North Elizabeth station Christmas Eve morning.

01/20/2015

Oleg Varavko was involved in a near-miss when a skidding semi-trailer truck nearly hit his car on Sunday, Jan. 18. (Credit: CBS2)

Expert Weighs In After Video Of Truck Losing Control On Icy New Jersey Turnpike Goes Viral

Video of a tractor-trailer barreling down an icy New Jersey Turnpike has gone viral and an expert is sharing some advice on what you should do if you find yourself in a similar situation.

01/20/2015

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Proposal To Raise New Jersey Gas Tax Draws Ire

A proposal to raise the gas tax in New Jersey is drawing opposition.

01/20/2015

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Company To Launch Helicopter Service To JFK, Newark Airports

Why sit in traffic on your way to the airport when you can just fly over it?

01/20/2015

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Some Find Borgata Casino Restaurant’s MLK Day Menu Offensive

Some Twitter users objected to what they considered racially offensive choices. Others called the criticism political correctness run amok.

01/20/2015

Oleg Varavko was involved in a near-miss when a skidding semi-trailer truck nearly hit his car on Sunday, Jan. 18. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Driver Talks About Nearly Being Smashed By Truck On New Jersey Turnpike

Video on Monday showed just how treacherous the weather made the roads this holiday weekend, with black ice causing a semi-trailer truck to slip out of control and almost slam into another car on the New Jersey Turnpike.

01/19/2015

A flooded underpass turned to ice on Route 22 under the Garden State Parkway in Union. (credit: CBS2)

Icy Roads Plague New Jersey: Heart Attack Patient Saved In Part By Other Drivers On I-95

Drivers were once again dealing with some slick conditions Monday morning an overnight freeze.

01/19/2015

Crews in masks board a United Airlines plane from Newark after a reports of a sick passenger who had been in an Ebola-affected country. (Credit: Charlton-Trujillo)

Sick Passenger Hospitalized After Landing At Newark From Ebola-Affected Country

A sick passenger who recently traveled from an Ebola-affected country was hospitalized after landing at Newark Liberty International Airport Monday.

01/19/2015

Yarelliz Valentin's facial injuries from a hit-and-run crash in Rahway, N.J. (credit: Handout)

Rahway Man Asks For Help Finding Hit-And-Run Driver Who Crashed Into Teenage Daughter

The hit-and-run crash in Rahway on Thursday left 13-year-old Yarelliz Valentin with a swollen head, black-and-blue marks on her eye and a messed-up knee and hip that have left her limping.

01/19/2015

Volunteers at a soup kitchen in Morningside Heights. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. With Day Of Service

Hundreds of people across the Tri-State area will spend Monday helping others in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

01/19/2015

Cross Bronx Expressway (credit: @boblinknyc/Twitter)

NYC’s 911 System Inundated With Weather-Related Calls

The call volume began to rise between 7:30 and 8 a.m. and peaked between 10 and 11 a.m.

01/18/2015

A crash is seen on the Cross Bronx Expressway on Jan. 18, 2015. (credit: @boblinknyc/Twitter)

Icy Roads Lead To Multi-Car Pileups, Closures Throughout Area

Winter weather made a mess of area roads and caused treacherous driving conditions Sunday morning, with hundreds of accidents reported, including several multi-car pileups.

01/18/2015