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Christie, Booker Take ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ To Raise Money, Awareness For ALS

Christie nominated three other people to complete the challenge within 24 hours or donate $100: Democratic New Jersey U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and late-night TV host Jimmy Fallon.

08/13/2014

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Red Bank Man Ends Cross-Country Charity Run In Central Park

The Red Bank, N.J., resident ran for the charity, Stand Up to Cancer, and started his trek in Oceanside, Calif., on May 11.

08/13/2014

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N.J. Pharmacy Owner, 15 Others Charged In Oxycodone Distribution Scheme

The owner of a pharmacy in Belleville, New Jersey was accused along with 15 others Wednesday with running a scheme to obtain and distribute oxycodone fraudulently.

08/13/2014

James Woetzel appears in court on Aug. 13, 2014. (credit: Christine Sloan/CBS 2)

Man Accused Of Driving Into Farmers Market, Killing 1, Pleads Not Guilty

James Woetzel, 48, has been charged with vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

08/13/2014

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Highland Park Residents Take Sidewalk Repair Citation Issue To Court

While some Highland Park, N.J., residents have complied with repair citations to sidewalks outside their homes, some are fighting them and taking the issue to court.

08/13/2014

Port Authority Bus Terminal on July 23, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Port Authority Bus Terminal Woes: Commuters Sound Off

Port Authority asked New Jersey commuters what they think of the facility and the responses are not great.

08/12/2014

The Empire State Building on the cloudy evening of Tuesday, Aug. 12. (Credit: CBS 2)

Flash Flood Watch Issued; Rainy Wednesday Morning Commute Expected

Heavy rains and flooding were expected to make for a frustrating commute for the Tri-State Area on Wednesday morning.

08/12/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address on Feb. 26, 2014 in Trenton. (credit: Getty Images)

Poll: Most New Jersey Voters Expect Christie To Make Presidential Run

Gov. Chris Christie said he hasn’t decided on the 2016 presidential election, but a new poll says most New Jersey voters expect him to go for it.

08/12/2014

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Prosecutors: 4 A.M. Robocalls In NJ Senate Race Were Placed By Rival Campaign Manager

Dwayne Horner, 45, of Little Elm, Texas, was indicted this week on one count of impersonation, Monmouth County prosecutors said. He faces up to 18 months in prison if convicted.

08/12/2014

The Revel Casino, which is facing a second round of bankruptcy, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino To Close Its Doors After Just Two Years

Atlantic City’s newest casino is shutting its doors just over two years after opening amid high hopes of turning around the crumbling seaside resort’s gambling market.

08/12/2014

Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey takes part in a Q&A following the New York premiere of the HBO documentary "Fall to Grace" on March 21, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

10 Years After Resigning, Jim McGreevey Doesn’t View Himself As A Gay Trailblazer

The struggle for gay rights and acceptance has moved leaps and bounds since that speech, but McGreevey said he doesn’t see himself as a trailblazer.

08/12/2014

The aftermath after a truck hit an overpass on the Meadowbrook State Parkway. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Investigates: When Low Overpasses Meet Tractor-Trailers The Results Can Be Disastrous

There is a growing danger on the road in the New York area. Trucks have been hitting overpasses at an alarming rate, causing delays on your ride to work.

08/11/2014

A brush fire in Secaucus, New Jersey, delayed NJ TRANSIT trains on the evening of Monday, Aug. 11. (Credit: Anthony Batson)

NJ TRANSIT Trains Delayed By Secaucus Brush Fire During Evening Rush

Firefighters in New Jersey were battling a brush fire on Monday night, that had delayed NJ Transit trains.

08/11/2014

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Conviction Overturned For Man Accused Of Murdering Wife In New Jersey

Stephen Scharf’s original defense lawyer, said during the trial in 2011, he objected to the hearsay testimony of some of the witnesses. A three-judge appellate panel has now agreed.

08/11/2014

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Controversy Swirls As Speculation Continues Over Christie’s Potential Presidential Bid

Controversy is swirling around the governor for not backing fellow Republican Rob Astorino, who is running against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and it could cost Christie support from his own party if he wants to run for president.

08/11/2014