The visit occurs as Congress is away for the week, a vacuum that has quieted attention to upheavals over the Internal Revenue Service, the attack on Benghazi, Libya, and a leak investigation that has swept up journalist’s phone records.
For many people, Memorial Day is considered the start of the beach season and the unofficial start to summer, but the beginning of the holiday weekend got off to a cold, windy and rainy start.
Beginning today, businesses in New Jersey that were impacted by superstorm Sandy can apply for grant money. But some businesses at the Jersey Shore have already re-opened.
That brings the total number of guns collected to 7,000 since December.
Today’s guest is Marilyn Schlossbach, owner of Langosta Lounge on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, N.J.
A judge has set bail at $1.1 million for a 22-year-old man accused of shooting a cab driver, assaulting a police officer, and committing four armed robberies during a two-day crime spree this week in Monmouth County, N.J.
From the lowest lying areas of the Jersey Shore, where residents were already being encouraged to leave, to the state’s northern highlands, where sandbags were being filled and cars moved into parking lots on high ground, New Jersey began preparing in earnest Friday for Hurricane Sandy.
The beaches along the Jersey Shore remain packed with people, but there’s something a little off about the sea water. The Department Of Environmental Protection told CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock the water is safe and the natural algae bloom is non-toxic.
Six-term congressman Todd Akin continues to come under fire from fellow Republicans and Democrats after his response to a question about abortion in cases when women become pregnant as a result of rape.
Swimming after hours on unguarded beaches may be free, but it might cost you your life, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.
A former city councilwoman in Asbury Park is admonishing beachgoers to put on a shirt when they’re on the boardwalk. Louise Murray says it’s the law.
The body of the second of two swimmers who went missing along different areas of the Jersey shore has been recovered.
Officials in New Jersey had a busy day, responding to several incidents that required water rescues. It came on a day where many headed to area beaches to try to cool off from the sweltering heat.
There are two major concerts in New Jersey this weekend, not to mention Game 3 of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals. So, of course, this is the perfect weekend to start a big road-construction project that will snarl NJ Transit bus routes.
Tens of thousands of music fans will descend on Asbury Park this weekend for the Bamboozle Festival, a three-day event described by promoters as the largest beach concert in the United States this year.