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This bear was seen in Ridgewood, N.J., on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: Stephanie Soyka)

Week-Long New Jersey Bear Hunt Heads Into Fifth Day

It looks like the Nor’easter didn’t put a damper on the number of black bears killed during this week-long season.

12/12/2014

The sun sets over Sandy Hook Bay (file / credit: National Parks Service)

2-Mile Oil Slick Spotted Near Sandy Hook Bay

Authorities on Thursday were trying to figure out what caused a two-mile-long, 400-foot-wide oil slick that was discovered near Sandy Hook Bay offshore from New Jersey.

12/11/2014

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N.J. Bill Would Require Permits For Uber, Other Ride-Sharing Companies

Legislation advanced by a New Jersey State Assembly panel would require ride-sharing companies that use personal vehicles to get a state permit and meet safety requirements.

12/11/2014

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2 N.J. Lawmakers Push For New Stalker Tracking Bill

When restraining and no-contact orders don’t suffice, how can stalking victims be protected?

12/11/2014

Gas station attendant Maninder Singh was struck and killed by an alleged drunken driver as he chased a customer who refused to pay in Bergen County, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Prosecutors: Drunken Driver Hit, Killed Gas Station Attendant Chasing Customer In Bergen County

A gas station attendant was killed by an alleged drunken driver this week, as he ran across a busy New Jersey highway to collect money from a customer.

12/11/2014

Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan takes questions from reporters during a press conference at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, on Dec. 11, 2014. (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

CIA Director Defends Agents In Face Of Scathing 9/11 Torture Report

The director of the Central Intelligence Agency held an unusual news conference on Thursday, reacting to a report that blasted the agency over allegations of torturing suspected 9/11 terrorists.

12/11/2014

A Tesla car is seen in the company's showroom in Paramus, N.J., on Dec. 11, 2014. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Tesla Opens Car ‘Gallery,’ Charging Station In Paramus

High-end electric car maker Tesla opened a new showroom in Paramus on Thursday.

12/11/2014

Police in New Jersey are looking for a man who they say has stolen breast pumps from multiple Burlington Coat Factory locations. (Credit: CBS2)

Search Is On For Repeat Breast Pump Thief In New Jersey

Police say a man seen in surveillance footage looks like a shopper, but is actually a breast pump bandit.

12/10/2014

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Police: Rutherford ‘Good Samaritan’ Made Up Stabbing Story

Police in northern New Jersey say a college student who claimed to be a Good Samaritan may just be a good liar.

12/10/2014

Port Authority Bus Terminal at 41st Street (file / credit: Google Maps)

Port Authority Approves 2015 Budget Of $7.8 Billion

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has approved a budget for 2015, days after the agency implemented its fourth scheduled toll increases at bridges and tunnels.

12/10/2014

Ellis Island reopens to the public, Oct. 28, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Gov. Christie Lays Wreath For Veterans At Ellis Island

The Republican governor visited Ellis Island Wednesday morning to lay a wreath in the Grand Hall as part of a Wreaths Across America ceremony.

12/10/2014

A missing engagement ring was returned to a New Jersey woman after 50 years. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Missing Family Heirloom Returned To Wayne Woman By Stranger From Washington

A New Jersey woman received an early Christmas gift. A ring that belonged to her mother was returned by a stranger after being missing for over five decades.

12/10/2014

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FEMA At Odds With Sandy Victims Over Funds That Were Never Supposed To Be Allocated

One Ocean County woman left homeless by Hurricane Sandy has been struggling to rebuild. She recently learned the agency that gave her the money to get back on her feet, wants it all back.

12/10/2014

Ridgewood police are searching for this man in connection with a burglary (credit: Ridgewood Police Department)

Police Investigating Series Of Burglaries In Ridgewood

Investigators said an older model, dark-colored pickup truck with an extended cab was seen circling the block just before the burglary.

12/10/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie walks next to Richard Weited, owner of East Dover marina,  in Toms River on Oct. 29, 2014, the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy slamming into the state. (credit: Getty Images)

3 N.J. Pension Funds Sue Gov. Christie Over Contributions

New Jersey’s three biggest pension funds for public workers have sued Gov. Chris Christie over his decision earlier this year to cut contributions to the funds.

12/10/2014