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.
Homeless people living in the woods in Lakewood can stay there while a court battle between their advocates and city officials continues.
We’ve reached the end of our countdown of the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011. The number 1 story has a name, and she sure left her mark.
Some big names are slated to perform at a three-day music festival next year in New Jersey.
The Senate Budget Committee will consider legislation appropriating the money — plus $1.5 million for oversight — on Thursday.
A week after telling people – in some not very subtle terms – to leave the shore as Hurricane Irene swirled up the coast, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday encouraged people to head back to the boardwalk — with open wallets.
The death of saxophone player Clarence Clemons ripped a hole in Bruce Springsteen’s music and onstage life, taking away a figure who had served him loyally for decades.