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Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Former Receptionist: Dr. Stan Li Traded Prescriptions For Cash

A Queens doctor ran his office like a popular deli, where up to 100 patients a day would take numbers, wait their turn and then pay cash for painkiller prescriptions, a former receptionist at the clinic testified Wednesday.

6 hours ago

Patrick Morel, Melvin Guzman (credit: Bergen County Sheriff's Department)

2 Suspects Charged In Shooting Of Undercover NJ Cop Plead Not Guilty In Court Appearance

19-year-old Melvin Guzman of Garfield and 21-year-old Patrick Morel of Clifton were in court Wednesday afternoon. Bail for each has been continued at $750,000.

7 hours ago

Authorities are investigating a fire at James Monroe Elementary School in Edison, NJ on March 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Displaced James Monroe Elementary Students Get Lesson In Giving Back

The 500 students displaced by last month’s 6-alarm fire have been back learning in makeshift classrooms on the campus of Middlesex County College.

7 hours ago

An American flag flies in front of the ruins of a home in Mantoloking, N.J. destroyed by Superstorm Sandy - Nov. 21, 2012 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Poll: Most New Jerseyans Still Think State Not Back To Normal After Sandy

Two-thirds of New Jersey residents believe the state is not back to normal 18 months after Superstorm Sandy, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Wednesday.

12 hours ago

Lauren asked the Giants' Steve Weatherford to prom by tweeting this photo to him. (credit: Twitter)

Giants Punter Steve Weatherford Agrees To Go To Prom With Bayonne Teen

Lauren Delbert asked her football hero, Giants punter and occasional fitness model Steve Weatherford, to go to her June 6 prom in a Twitter post.

23 hours ago

Police on the scene of a shooting in a parking lot in Garfield, N.J. (credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS 2)

Undercover Police Officer Shot During Drug Sting In Parking Lot Of Garfield Shopping Center

All three suspects are in custody and the gun has been recovered, police said.

24 hours ago

Michael Ettz (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Charges Stemming From Crash That Injured Bergen County Cop

A Lodi High School teacher and track coach has pleaded not guilty to several charges stemming from what authorities say was an alcohol-related crash that critically injured a Bergen County Police Department officer.

04/22/2014

(credit: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Panel Orders 4 To Testify

A New Jersey legislative committee has ordered current and former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie and two officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to testify in the committee’s probe of politically motivated traffic jams last year near the George Washington Bridge.

04/22/2014

A black bear is spotted in Vernon, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Sussex County Residents: Bears Are Everywhere

New Jersey’s bear population is booming, leaving some residents complaining they feel unsafe outside their homes.

04/22/2014

A welcome sign - Fair Lawn, NJ - File / Photo: Borough of Fair Lawn

Bird’s Nest Delays Fair Lawn Water Tower Work

Once upon a midnight dreary, a northern New Jersey town became weary, waiting to paint its water tower after a pair of ravens came knocking at its door.

04/22/2014

FILE -- Earth Day volunteers in New York City. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Commemorates Earth Day With Series Of Events

Activities include hikes, wildlife watching, tree-planting and educational exhibits.

04/22/2014

Children recite the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of the school day (file/credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Atheist N.J. Family Sues School District Over ‘Under God’ Phrase In Pledge Of Allegiance

The lawsuit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District was filed in state court last month and announced Monday by the American Humanist Association.

04/21/2014

Michael Ettz (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Lodi High School Teacher Charged In Crash That Injured Bergen County Cop

Authorities said 36-year-old Michael Ettz of Lodi faces numerous charges and was released after posting $150,000 bail Saturday.

04/21/2014

Arkady "Art" Shenker (credit: CBS 2)

Family: Brooklyn Skydiver Died Doing What He Loved

For Arkady “Art” Shenker of Bensonhurst skydiving was more than a hobby. His wife and two sons are finding peace in knowing he died doing what made him feel most alive.

04/21/2014

FILE -- Man working on Pennsylvania Avenue in Long Beach, L.I. on Oct. 24, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Report: Sandy’s Fallout Affecting Small Business In Tri-State Area

A third of small businesses in tri-state Superstorm Sandy disaster areas reported financial losses a year later, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

04/21/2014

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Bruno Mars performs with Anthony Kiedis and the Red Hot Chili Peppers during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

RHCP, Bruno Mars Rock Halftime

Photos of Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show.

There's no doubt about which team this young fan is cheering for. (Credit: Rob Wallace)

Fans In Their Sunday Best

Fans around the Tri-State area have donned their jersey’s and applied their face paint for a night of hard hitting NFL action.

Plowing snow in Manalapan, NJ Jan. 22, 2014 (credit: Sonia Moghe/CBS 2)

Snowstorm Jan. 21-22, 2014

More than a foot is expected in some parts of the Tri-State Area.

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