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National Study: N.J. Roads Ranked Among The Worst

When it comes to the condition of state roads, a new study ranks New Jersey as one of the lowest in the nation.

09/18/2014

Derek Jeter tips his hat to the Yankee Stadium crowd on Derek Jeter Day on Sept. 7, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

MUST-WATCH: The Derek Jeter Ad That Everyone Will Be Talking About

If this doesn’t give you chills, call your doctor. You need to be checked for a pulse.

09/18/2014

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Police: Missing Brooklyn 15-Year-Old Special Needs Student Found Safe

Nashaly Perez, 15, was found at a friend’s house at 7 a.m. Thursday and has since been reunited with her family, police said.

09/18/2014

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Nasal Mist Recommended As Preferred Flu Vaccine For Children

For the first time, government health officials are recommending Flu Mist nasal spray as the preferred vaccine for healthy children between the ages of 2 and 8 years old.

09/18/2014

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Montville, N.J. Plan Would Allow Searches Without Warrants For Underage Drinking

A proposed ordinance in Montville, New Jersey could give police officers broad powers – including entering private property – if underage drinking is even suspected.

09/18/2014

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Artists, Organizers Prepare For Sunday’s Climate March

Preparations for this weekend’s People’s Climate March have reached a fever pitch.

09/18/2014

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. (credit: CBS News)

Detective Describes Moments Before Suspect Confessed To Killing Etan Patz

A police detective testified Thursday that Pedro Hernandez denied knowing about the disappearance of Etan Patz before finally breaking down and admitting to killing the 6-year-old boy in 1979.

09/18/2014

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Cases Of Respiratory Virus Afflicting Children Showing Up In Tri-State Area

Officials said Wednesday that a New York City child and a Long Island elementary school student have been diagnosed with enterovirus 68. Cases of the virus have also been confirmed in New Jersey and Connecticut.

09/18/2014

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Census: NY Poverty, Income Levels Steady In 2013

The survey data showed 3 million people, or 16 percent of the state’s population, with income below the poverty level in 2013. Nationally, 48.8 million people, also about 16 percent, lived in poverty.

09/18/2014

Island Harvest Turkey Drive - Bethpage, NY - Nov 16, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Island Harvest Reaches Out For Donations Ahead Of Holiday Season

September is Hunger Action Month and with the holiday season right around the corner Island Harvest is reaching out to the public for help.

09/18/2014

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Gov. Christie Addresses Criticism Of Not Naming Lt. Governor While Traveling

Gov. Chris Christie has been spending a lot of time traveling outside of New Jersey, without naming an acting governor while he’s gone.

09/18/2014

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Judge Reprimands Defense Attorney In Gigi Jordan Murder Trial

A courtroom battle erupted Thursday as the medical examiner testified at the trial of a socialite accused of killing her son in a Manhattan hotel suite.

09/18/2014

Adrian Peterson looks for running room against the Jacksonville Jaugars on   Sept. 9, 2012. (credit: Getty Images)

Experts: Despite Scandals, NFL’s Future Likely Secure

Fans and sponsors are still paying and and will likely continue to do so “unless or until those folks think that this is a chronic problem,” said David Carter, who heads the Sports Business Institute at the University of Southern California.

09/18/2014

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Rockland County Stepping Up Efforts To Combat Heroin Deals

Authorities in Rockland are teaming up with the FBI and state police to shut down the heroin supply lines coming from New York City and Paterson, New Jersey.

09/18/2014