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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

United Airlines treats children to flight from Newark to North Pole. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

United Airlines Takes Children On Flight From Newark To ‘North Pole’

The children, many of whom have or are recovering from a serious illness, are patients at University Hospital and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

12/10/2014

FILE -- Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Disgraced Former NYPD Boss Bernard Kerik Addresses NJ Police Recruits

Kerik spent three years at a federal minimum-security prison for tax fraud and making a false statement.

12/10/2014

Former Port Authority Chairman David Samson (credit: Getty Images)

Ex-Port Authority Chairman David Samson Sues To Block Ethics Probe

David Samson asserts that the New Jersey State Ethics Commission has no jurisdiction over his former role at the Port Authority because it’s a bistate agency.

12/10/2014

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How Low Will It Go? Gas Prices Expected To Drop Even More In 2015

The Energy Department has again lowered its prediction for the average price of a gallon of gas next year to $2.60.

12/10/2014

One lane of Route 35N closed in Belmar due to flooding from the Shark River. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Nor’easter Brings Heavy Rain, Wind To Tri-State, Leaves Some Areas Flooded

A flood watch is in effect through late Tuesday night for New York City, parts of Long Island, Westchester, Orange, Rockland and Putnam counties as well as for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey.

12/09/2014

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Jury Re-Convicts N.J. Man For Gunpoint Rape

A jury has convicted a central New Jersey man a second time for a gunpoint rape committed more than 12 years ago.

12/09/2014

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N.Y., N.J. Take First Step In Reforming Port Authority Following Bridgegate Scandal

Lawmakers in New York and New Jersey have taken what they call a first step in reforming the Port Authority after the bridge scandal.

12/09/2014

Prescription Pills. (Credit: CBS 2)

Florida Man Gets 28 Months For Role In Group That Stole, Sold Prescription Meds In N.J.

A Florida man has been sentenced to prison for his role with a group that stole prescription medication from a tractor trailer and sold it in New Jersey.

12/09/2014

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N.J. May Lower Requirements In ‘Boutique’ Casino Law

New Jersey isn’t giving up on its effort to attract small new casinos to Atlantic City.

12/09/2014

Atlantic City officials are trying to reinvent the town after two casinos closed and more are threatening to do so. (Credit: CBS 2)

Atlantic City Region Job Loss Hit 9,900 Over Past 12 Months

The Atlantic City region lost 9,900 jobs over the past 12 months, battered by the closure of four of Atlantic City’s 12 casinos.

12/09/2014

Escalators out of service at the Exchange Place PATH station in Jersey City - Jan. 7, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Exchange Place, WTC PATH Stations To Reopen On Weekends After Sandy Repairs

Approximately 280,000 square feet of metal tunnel surfaces and equipment were cleaned of salt residue left by Sandy and corroded metal was replaced, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey said.

12/09/2014

FILE -- The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bills Aimed At Reforming Port Authority Remain Unsigned

Even after a second report was released on the politically motivated lane closures at the George Washington bridge, legislation to overhaul how the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is governed remains unsigned by both state’s governors.

12/09/2014