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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)

NJ TRANSIT Trains Resume Service Into Penn Station After Power Problems

For the third day in a row, Amtrak power problems on Wednesday delayed thousands of commuters from getting to and from New York City.

07/22/2015

Jason Hubbard, burglary suspect accused of hiding under bed in New Jersey for three days. (credit: Spotswood Police)

Police: New Jersey Burglary Suspect Hid Under Bed For Three Days

Jason Hubbard was arrested on May 10 after police received a 911 call about an intruder at a home on Ellenel Boulevard in Spotswood.

07/22/2015

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Experts Say Shift In Business Towards Online Banking May Be Driving Local Branch Closures

Some Citibank customers say finding a neighborhood branch is nearly impossible.

07/21/2015

Lightning (file / credit: clipart.com)

Lightning Strikes 2 NJ State Police Cruisers With Troopers Inside

Two New Jersey state troopers avoided serious injury Tuesday when lightning struck their cruisers in Cape May County, police said.

07/21/2015

A crash involving a motorcycle and a postal truck has left one child dead in Elizabeth, New Jersey. (credit: CBS2)

Authorities Identify Toddler Killed In Elizabeth Mail Truck Accident

Officials say 2-year-old Sofia Flores died in Monday morning’s accident at Rahway Avenue and Chilton Street. Her 4-year-old brother and their grandmother were hospitalized with undisclosed injuries.

07/21/2015

Police say a man stole a car with a baby inside from a gas station in Hamilton Township, N.J. (Credit: CBS2)

Cops: Man Stole Car With Baby Inside From Hamilton Township Gas Station

Police in New Jersey were searching for a man who allegedly stole a car with a baby inside of it.

07/20/2015

Sprint store without power on Staten Island (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Thousands Without Power On Staten Island Amid Hot And Humid Weather

It’s the second day of hazy, hot and humid conditions across much of the Tri-State area.

07/20/2015

NJ Transit riders wait out delays at Penn Station. (Credit: @JSchoonejongen)

Overhead Wire Problem, Disabled Train Cause Headaches For NJ Transit Riders

New Jersey Transit trains were experiencing delays up to 60 minutes out of Penn Station on Monday evening.

07/20/2015

NJ teenager Roee Maor won $50,000 after he nailed a long distance, trick soccer shot. (Credit:CBS2/Nickleodeon)

NJ Teen Stuns Crowd, Wins $50,000 With Long Distance, Trick Soccer Shot

It was a trick shot that you never want to happen in a game, but it won a New Jersey soccer player a huge pay check on live TV.

07/20/2015

A woman wants a Citgo station to cover the cost of repairs needed after her tank was filed with contaminated gas. (Credit:CBS 2)

NJ Lawmaker Says Gas Tax Hike Should Accompany Transit Fare Increase

A new push is underway to raise New Jersey’s gas tax after transit authorities announced that fares will be going up.

07/20/2015

A crash involving a motorcycle and a postal truck has left one child dead in Elizabeth, New Jersey. (credit: CBS2)

Toddler Struck, Killed By Mail Truck In Elizabeth, New Jersey

A toddler was struck and killed by a mail truck in an accident that left her older brother and grandmother injured Monday morning in New Jersey, police said.

07/20/2015

A&P supermarket in Riverdale in the Bronx on July 20, 2015. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

A&P Files For Ch. 11 Bankruptcy For 2nd Time In Five Years

Grocery store operator A&P is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to sell off stores as it faces increasingly tough competition.

07/20/2015

Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning (Credit: CBS2)

Annual New Jersey Hot Air Balloon Festival Takes Flight Next Weekend

Howard Freeman, executive director of the festival, gives a preview of the event.

07/19/2015

Bruce Springsteen performs a surprised show at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park on July 18, 2015: (Credit: buyamericanmade/Instagram)

Bruce Springsteen Plays Surprise Show At Jersey Shore Bar

Bruce Springsteen showed up at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park to give a surprise show that lasted for nearly two hours.

07/19/2015

Radha Singh

New Jersey Therapist Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teen Patient

If convicted, Singh faces up to 10 years in prison for each charge.

07/18/2015