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Home being elevated in Keansburg on July 7, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Christie Announces New Sandy Elevation Grants

Dozens more homeowners will be receiving grants to raise their homes above flood level in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

07/07/2014

Volunteers work on a Sandy damaged home in Sea Bright, NJ. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Volunteers Help Sandy Victims Rebuild In Sea Bright

Volunteers are to the rescue in Sea Bright, where they have been working to rebuild homes that were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.

07/07/2014

Genesis Rincon, 12, was shot while riding her scooter in Paterson. (Credit: Facebook)

12-Year-Old Girl Brain Dead After Being Struck By Stray Bullet In Paterson

A 12-year-old girl who was gunned down while riding a scooter with friends was on life support, on Sunday night.

07/06/2014

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Some U.S. Bound Air Travelers Will Have To Power Up Cell Phones To Get Past Security

Passengers headed to the United States can expect to encounter tighter security. The move comes amid the growing threat of terrorists sneaking a new type of bomb onto a flight.

07/06/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Police: Concert Venue Brawl Leads To Stabbing

Manuel Ramirez, of Freehold, was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and several weapons counts stemming from the attack, which occurred early Saturday.

07/05/2014

parade float in Paramus on July 5, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Towns Make Up For Rained-Out July Fourth Festivities

A soggy Independence Day dashed parade plans for many towns in the Tri-State area.

07/05/2014

Coney Island boardwalk on July 5, 2014 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Tri-State Area Residents Hit Beaches, Boardwalks For Holiday Weekend Fun

Following a wet start to the holiday weekend, Tri-State area residents are finally getting the sun and warm temperatures they’ve been hoping for.

07/05/2014

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Suspect In Pt. Pleasant Armed Robbery Also Wanted In Connection With Seattle Murders

A suspect in an armed robbery that took place in New Jersey is also wanted in connection with the murder of two men in Seattle.

07/05/2014

Fireworks in Jersey City on Fourth of July, 2014 (Credit: Veronica Posse/Facebook)

Spectators Surprised At Liberty State Park Fireworks Display

It was like a fireworks ambush as thousands of people looking out toward the Statue of Liberty were suddenly surprised by fireworks much closer.

07/04/2014

No swimming flags are posted due to the heavy surf left by Hurricane Arthur, July 4, 2014 in Nags Head, North Carolina. Hurricane Arthur hit North Carolina's outer banks overnight causing wide spead power outages, flooding and damage, and has since weakened to a Category 1 as of Friday morning. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hurricane Arthur Impacts Fourth Of July Beach Plans, Causes Rip Tide Concerns

The storm is churning up big waves all along the Atlantic coast as it travels northward.

07/04/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Police Shoot, Kill 2 Pit Bulls After Attack On 4-Year-Old In New Brunswick

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said the attack occurred Thursday night in New Brunswick, but did not say what sparked the incident.

07/04/2014

Gas Price Sign

AAA: Tri-State Area Gas Prices At Highest Since 2008

Drivers in the Tri-State area are paying the highest Fourth of July gas prices since 2008.

07/04/2014

Fourth of July parade in Ridgewood, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Rain Doesn’t Stop NJ, LI Towns From Celebrating At July Fourth Parades

Despite the wet weather many area parades stepped off Friday in celebration of Independence Day.

07/04/2014

A fatal crash on Route 3 in North Bergen, N.J. on July 3, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities: Driver In Fatal Route 3 Crash Near Lincoln Tunnel Was Drunk

Authorities say preliminary tests show a Massachusetts man was driving drunk when his car crashed near the Lincoln Tunnel, killing him and two other people.

07/04/2014

Lightning strikes in New Jersey, seen from Morningside Heights on Thursday, July 3. (Credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

Severe Storms Blast Tri-State For Second Night In A Row

Watches and warnings are in effect across the Tri-State area as severe weather moves in, a day after strong thunderstorms downed trees and power lines and flooded streets.

07/03/2014