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Lisa Thomas was murdered on Oct. 7, 1974, at the age of 15 in Nanuet. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nanuet Mother Hopes For Justice 40 Years After Teenage Daughter’s Murder

A Rockland County mother still maintains faith her daughter’s killer will someday be brought to justice – four decades after the crime.

09/30/2014

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New Jersey Motorists Not Keen On Possible Gas Tax Increase

Among the proposals being discussed in Trenton, the state’s 14.5-cent gas tax could double, or even triple.

09/30/2014

Newark

Police Search For Suspect Who Crashed Stolen Car Into State Trooper’s Vehicle In Newark

The search continues for a suspect who police said stole a rental car in Newark, led officers on a chase and crashed into a state police cruiser.

09/30/2014

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson prepares to testify to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the White House perimeter breach at the Rayburn House Office Building on September 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Secret Service Head Faces Tough Questions On White House Breach

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said Tuesday she takes full responsibility for the breach of White House security.

09/30/2014

One of the pets outside St. Patrick's Cathedral for the annual Blessing of the Animals on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Cardinal Dolan Gives Special Blessing To 3 Dozen Rescue Animals

Dogs, cats, kittens and one rabbit were assembled outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral for the annual Blessing of the Animals.

09/30/2014

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

Bear Tranquilized After Eluding Capture For Hours In Ridgewood, NJ

A bear spent hours Tuesday eluding authorities in a Bergen County neighborhood before finally being captured, officials said.

09/30/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Promotes Veteran Officer To Deputy Chief, Commander Of Joint Terrorist Task Force

He tracked down New York’s notorious Zodiac Killer in the early 90s, now Deputy Chief Joe Herbert will work with the FBI to combat terrorism and track down threats.

09/30/2014

Police have canines on scene searching midtown office building for suspect on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: Matt Kozar/CBS 2)

Man Accused Of Robbing Midtown Wyndham Hotel Guests Hides In Nearby Office Building

A section of West 35th Street was shut down Tuesday morning after a suspected hotel thief barricaded himself in an office building.

09/30/2014

Millstone Nuclear Power Plant (credit: nrc.gov via Dominion Energy)

Connecticut Probing Nuclear Plant Water Released Into Long Island Sound

The water, which is discharged after cooling the nuclear reactors at the Millstone Power Station, creates a warm current that some fishermen say has the beneficial effect of attracting flounder and other species.

09/30/2014

The Asian long-horned beetle, a menace to certain trees, has resurfaced on Long Island following a five-year absence. (Photo: CBS 2)

Asian Long-Horned Beetle Once Again A Long Island Nuisance

A bad bug is raising its ugly horns on Long Island once again.

09/30/2014

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Mayor De Blasio Signs Order Expanding Living Wage Law

Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed an executive order expanding New York City’s living-wage law, increasing the hourly rate to $13.13 from $11.90.

09/30/2014

Classroom (file / credit: clipart.com)

New Jersey’s First Public High School For Students With Substance Abuse Problems Opens

New Jersey’s first public high school for students with drug and alcohol problems is open.

09/30/2014

Some New Jersey lawmakers said they want NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to resign over his handling of domestic violence cases in the league. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NJ Lawmakers Call For End To NFL Tax-Exempt Status

The bipartisan group of politicians, all women, threw their support behind a bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., that would also pull tax exemptions from other professional sports leagues.

09/30/2014

Scales of justice (credit: ClipArt.com)

Queens Apartment Complex Sued Over Accusations Of Discrimination

A Queens apartment complex is being sued after accusations of discrimination.

09/30/2014