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Montclair Landscapers Want City To Branch Out On Leaf Blower Ban

One resident says a video he shot last Thursday in Watchung Plaza is evidence that discrimination is alive and well in Montclair.

07/22/2015

Army veteran Mark Brummitt argues with a security guard who denied his service dog entry into the Vans Warped Tour in Holmdel, New Jersey, on July 19, 2015.

3 People With Service Dogs Denied Entry Into Music Festival In NJ

In an incident caught on cellphone video Sunday, a security guard prevents Army veteran Mark Brummitt and his service dog from entering the Vans Warped Tour music festival.

07/21/2015

A woman wants a Citgo station to cover the cost of repairs needed after her tank was filed with contaminated gas. (Credit:CBS 2)

NJ Lawmaker Says Gas Tax Hike Should Accompany Transit Fare Increase

A new push is underway to raise New Jersey’s gas tax after transit authorities announced that fares will be going up.

07/20/2015

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Top 10 Active Athletes From New Jersey

MLB All-Stars, World Cup champions, and #1 draft picks are all proud to be “Jersey Strong”.

07/16/2015

Officials arrested Dennis Calonia after the Division of Child Protection and Permanency discovered that he was allegedly engaging in sexual activity with an unidentified 13-year-old boy (Credit: Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office)

New Jersey Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teenage Boy

Officials arrested the man after the Division of Child Protection and Permanency discovered he was allegedly engaging in sexual activity with the unidentified 13-year-old.

07/13/2015

A cat that was rescued after surviving a 28-mile ride stuck in a pickup truck's engine on July 2, 2015 in Hackettstown, NJ. (credit: Hackettstown Police)

Cat Freed From Truck Engine After 28-Mile Trip From PA To NJ Has New Home

The adoption ends a tale that began earlier this month, when the orange and white feline crawled into the pickup’s engine compartment.

07/12/2015

Two men were killed in a crash on I-78 in Warren Township in NJ (CBS2)

Two Killed, Several Injured In Collision On I-78 In Warren Township

New Jersey police are investigating a double fatal crash that happened Saturday evening.

07/11/2015

A tree that was over 200 years old crashed onto two vehicles in a Summit neighborhood Tuesday evening. (Valerie Castro/CBS2)

200-Year-Old Tree Suddenly Falls In Summit Neighborhood, Crushes Two Cars

It’s unclear how it happened, but one look at the fallen tree and it appears the inside of the trunk is rotted out.

07/07/2015

Beachgoers crowd Jersey Shore beach. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Philadelphia Couple Stole Items From Beachgoers At NJ Beach

Authorities say the couple had $500 cash and a cell phone that had been stolen at the North Wildwood beach.

07/06/2015

Engelwood Cliffs police cruiser crashed in front of car dealership on Rt. 4 W in Paramus, NJ (Matt Kozar/CBS2)

Officers Injured After Man Allegedly Steals Police Cruiser, Crashes In Paramus

Authorities say the suspect led police on a chase through Englewood Cliffs, Bergenfield, Tenafly, Dumont before crashing on Route 4 in Paramus.

07/05/2015

A "Welcome to New Jersey" sign is seen in the front of the New Jersey Department of Transportation headquarters in Ewing, N.J. (Credit: Famartin/Wikimedia Commons)

Survey: Americans Like New Jersey Least Of All States

YouGov.com found that 40 percent of Americans have an unfavorable opinion of the Garden State, while 30 percent have positive feelings — a favorability rating of minus-10 percent.

07/05/2015

Thousands line streets in Ridgewood, N.J. for parade (CBS2)

Thousands Line Streets For Ridgewood, NJ Parade

The clamor among the locals for a good spot is unlike anything seen before.

07/04/2015

Beachgoers crowd Jersey Shore beach. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Residents: Poll Ranking State As Nation’s Least Likeable ‘Stinks’

A recent poll was not winning too many fans in New Jersey Friday, after it ranked the Garden State dead last in favorability among the 50 states.

07/03/2015

Seaside Heights(Credit:CBS 2)

Poll Ranks New Jersey As Least Favorable State In America

In a new poll by YouGov that asked folks to rank states based on how favorably they view it, Hawaii topped the list.

07/02/2015

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Officials Hope Replenishment Project Will Protect NJ Beaches From Future Storms

It’s officially beach season and officials have been hard at work to make the shore experience even better.

07/01/2015

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