New Jersey Turnpike

A multi-vehicle pileup shut down the southbound New Jersey Turnpike on Monday, Feb. 9. (Credit: stevesywonder)

State Police: Icy Conditions Believed To Be Factor In Massive NJ Turnpike Pileup

Icy conditions are believed to have played a role in a massive pileup that left at least one person dead and dozens more injured on the New Jersey Turnpike, police said Tuesday.

02/10/2015

A multi-vehicle pileup shut down the southbound New Jersey Turnpike on Monday, Feb. 9. (Credit: stevesywonder)

1 Dead As Major Pileup Shuts Down SB New Jersey Turnpike In Cranbury Township

One person was killed and nearly four dozen others were injured as a multi-vehicle pileup shut down the southbound New Jersey Turnpike in Cranbury Township Monday night.

02/09/2015

Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was critically injured in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. The crash killed comedian James McNair. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Of Comedian Killed In Tracy Morgan Crash Settles With Walmart

The family of a comedian killed in the New Jersey Turnpike crash that seriously injured Tracy Morgan last summer has settled a wrongful death claim with Wal-Mart, an attorney representing the family said.

01/21/2015

Oleg Varavko was involved in a near-miss when a skidding semi-trailer truck nearly hit his car on Sunday, Jan. 18. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Driver Talks About Nearly Being Smashed By Truck On New Jersey Turnpike

Video on Monday showed just how treacherous the weather made the roads this holiday weekend, with black ice causing a semi-trailer truck to slip out of control and almost slam into another car on the New Jersey Turnpike.

01/19/2015

Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was critically injured in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. The crash killed comedian James McNair. (Credit: CBS 2)

Judge Rejects Bid To Delay Tracy Morgan’s Civil Suit Against Walmart

The motion to delay the lawsuit came from Kevin Roper, the driver of the Walmart truck police said crashed into the back of Morgan’s limo van on the New Jersey Turnpike in June.

12/13/2014

Fiery crash on New Jersey Turnpike. (credit: MHZIYA)

1 Dead In Fiery Crash On New Jersey Turnpike

One person was killed in a fiery crash involving three tractor-trailers on the New Jersey Turnpike.

11/19/2014

A fatal accident snagged the New Jersey Turnpike late on Tuesday, Nov.  18. (Credit: msleye)

Fatal Crash Snags New Jersey Turnpike In Cranbury Township

At least one person was killed Tuesday night in a fiery crash on the New Jersey Turnpike in Cranbury Township.

11/18/2014

N.J. Suspicious Roadblock

2 Men Charged In Connection With Suspicious Roadblock On NJ Turnpike

State Police believe a suspicious roadblock on the New Jersey Turnpike captured by a dashboard camera was a lapse in judgment and not a robbery attempt.

11/06/2014

Officials marked the end of a $2.3 billion project to widen the New Jersey Turnpike on Oct. 24, 2014. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Ceremony Marks End Of New Jersey Turnpike Widening Project

A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place Friday at the Molly Pitcher service area in Cranbury Township.

10/24/2014

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Turnpike Set To Open Newly Expanded Stretch

The $2.3 billion project means there will be six lanes, rather than three, in each direction between interchanges 6 and 9.

10/22/2014

Generators Outside Apartment Building In Belle Harbor (credit: CBS 2)

Following Sandy, 33 N.J. Gas Stations To Share Grant Money For Generators

A group of 33 New Jersey gas stations on and near storm evacuation routes have been approved for grant money by the state to install backup power supplies.

10/09/2014

jail-cell

New Jersey Parole Board Files To Block Release Of Trooper Werner Foerster’s Killer

New Jersey’s parole board has filed in court to stop the release of a man convicted of killing a state trooper more than 40 years ago.

10/08/2014

Cynthia Fernandez says she quit after being ordered to stop saying, "God bless you" as a toll taker on the Garden State Parkway. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ex-NJ Toll Taker Who Claims She Was Ordered To Stop Saying ‘God Bless You’ Files Lawsuit

A former Garden State Parkway toll collector has filed a lawsuit because she claims a supervisor told her to stop saying “God bless you” to motorists.

10/02/2014

New Jersey Turnpike (file / via Wikipedia)

Teen Killed, 3 Hurt In New Jersey Turnpike Crash

A New York City teenager was killed and three other people were seriously injured when a tractor-trailer and a minivan collided on the New Jersey Turnpike.

09/27/2014

Cynthia Fernandez says she quit after being ordered to stop saying, "God bless you" as a toll taker on the Garden State Parkway. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Toll Collector Says Ordered To Stop Saying, ‘God Bless You’

A toll taker in New Jersey said she was asked to stop saying, “God bless you,” after she told her boss that was how she thanked drivers.

09/10/2014

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