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Firefighters battle a garbage truck fire in Jersey City, NJ on Sept. 29, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey City Garbage Truck Fire Spreads To Nearby Cars

Few details are known, but crews were forced to climb on top of the truck and use metal saws to open it up and get water inside.

09/29/2014

PATH Train service to and from Hoboken and Jersey City and 33rd Street was shut down on Tuesday, Sept. 23. (Credit: CBS 2)

Jersey City, Hoboken PATH Service Restored

Service resumed Wednesday morning between Hoboken and 33rd Street and Journal Square and 33rd Street after it was suspended Tuesday because of smoky conditions.

09/24/2014

A machine works on a demolition of a house one year after being partially destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, October 29, 2013 in Dover Beach North, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

New Jersey Given Almost $1.5B In Federal Transit Grants

Senator Bob Menendez says the projects that will start over the next few months will work to stop flood-related problems like the ones after Superstorm Sandy two years ago.

09/19/2014

A car drives over a speed bump on Erie Street in Jersey City. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Jersey City Drives Toward Lowering Big Speed Bumps

Engineers are waiting for the approval of a proposal to start bringing down the abnormally high speed bumps on Erie Street, which aim to prevent drivers from speeding past schools.

09/17/2014

A car drives over a speed bump on Erie Street in Jersey City. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Large Speed Bump Rattles Jersey City Drivers

Some cars come to a complete stop at the large speed bump, but others go way too fast, bottoming out and banging bumpers.

09/16/2014

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Jersey City Day Care Center Reopens After Bleach Incident

The parent company of the Growing Tree Learning II said the center opened after several state and local agencies investigated Thursday’s incident.

09/12/2014

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Children Taken To Hospital After Accidentally Drinking Bleach At Jersey City Daycare Center

“The report that we were given is that a cleaning solution was made up at the daycare yesterday with a small amount of bleach mixed into a bottle of water,” said Michael Bessette, Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Jersey City Medical Center, said.

09/11/2014

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3 N.J. Men Accused Of Selling Fake Driver’s Licenses Online

Prosecutors say that from October 2012 through August 2014, the three men ran a website that sold fake licenses for seven states, with each license costing about $150.

09/10/2014

Urban Mayors Roundtable at Rutgers-Newark University on Sept. 10, 2014. (Credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Newark, Jersey City And Paterson Mayors Hear From Experts On Crime Reduction

The mayors of some of New Jersey’s most crime-plagued cities are hearing from academics and law enforcement experts on new ways to help reduce violent crime.

09/10/2014

Jersey City sanitation workers were about to haul away this piano in the Newark Avenue pedestrian plaza, before being told Mayor Steven Fulop had donated it for the public. (Credit: Karl Sison; used by permission)

Garbage Haulers Almost Throw Away Piano Donated By Jersey City Mayor

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop set up a piano this week in the new Newark Avenue pedestrian plaza, but it almost ended up getting hauled away by the garbage men.

08/22/2014

Scene of an accident in Jersey City, N.J. on August 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Jitney Passenger Bus Slams Into Parked Cars, Building In Jersey City

The incident occurred around 7 a.m. Friday in the 2100 block of John F. Kennedy Boulevard West.

08/22/2014

A PATH train at Journal Square in Jersey City, N.J. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.(credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Cops: Brooklyn Men Disrupted Service On Jersey City Bound PATH Train

Police charged Lopez with disorderly conduct and interference with transportation. Santiago is charged with interference with transportation and breach of peace. Foreman is accused of having an open container of alcohol.

08/18/2014

A fire on the base of the Pulaski Skyway bridge on Aug. 15, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Engulfs Part Of Base Of Pulaski Skyway Bridge

Firefighters are battling a blaze underneath the Pulaski Skyway that is sending smoke billowing into the air.

08/15/2014

1 Dead, 1 Serious Following Crash In Jersey City

A compact low-rider car hit a tree and split into two at around 4 a.m. on Route 440 near Danforth Avenue.

08/09/2014

Lolibeth Ortega and Lord Balatbat. (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral To Be Held For Jersey City Couple Killed In Virginia Tornado

Friends and family prepared to say a final goodbye to a Jersey City couple who were killed by a tornado in Virginia.

08/02/2014

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