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Mark Niemczyk And Thomas Scalgione (credit: Handout)

2 NJ Men Sentenced For Running Bogus 9/11 Charity

The judge ordered 67-year-old Mark Niemczyk of Tinton Falls to serve five years probation. The judge also sentenced 42-year-old Thomas Scalgione of Manahawkin to six months in the county jail for violating parole and one year of probation.

03/07/2014

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack Removed From Office Following Conviction

Mack, 48, had fought to remain in office until his sentencing in May while also seeking to have his conviction thrown out. He was convicted Feb. 7 of bribery, fraud and extortion in a sting operation involving a bogus land development deal.

02/26/2014

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack Convicted Of Corruption Charges

Trenton, N.J. Mayor Tony Mack was convicted of corruption charges by a jury Friday.

02/07/2014

Seventh Street in Hoboken on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Billi Rama/CBSNewYork)

Snow-Weary N.J. Residents Ready For Summer

The National Weather Service says much of the state is in line for 4 to 8 inches of snow falling throughout the day Monday. The highest amounts are expected to be across the middle of the state with less in the northernmost and southernmost counties.

02/03/2014

Gov. Chris Christie holds press conference on GWB lane closure scandal, Jan. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Stunned By ‘Abject Stupidity,’ Fires Aide For GWB Traffic Jams

Deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly’s employment was terminated Thursday morning effective immediately, Gov. Chris Christie said.

01/09/2014

Kyle Greco

Police Search For Student Who Vanished From The College Of New Jersey

A 22-year-old student vanished from the College of New Jersey outside Trenton Tuesday afternoon, and police have launched a search.

11/19/2013

Gov. Chris Christie Victory

Christie: ‘I Will Govern With The Spirit Of Sandy’

A lopsided race for governor in New Jersey will be decided Tuesday when voters choose between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Democrat Barbara Buono.

11/05/2013

NJ TRANSIT Suspension

Death Investigation Snags NJ TRANSIT Northeast Corridor Trains

NJ TRANSIT Northeast Corridor trains were delayed up to an hour during the Monday afternoon rush, as authorities conducted a death investigation on the tracks.

10/21/2013

Shooting in Trenton on Aug. 15, 2013 (credit: Oren Liebermann/CBS Philly)

2 Officers Shot, Domestic Violence Suspect Killed In Trenton

Mercer County Prosecutor Joseph Bocchini said the suspect opened fire on the detectives as he was exiting a home and the detectives were getting out of their car.

08/15/2013

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Court: Divorced NJ Woman Blocked From Changing Her Kids’ Last Names

After her divorce from Paul Emma in 2010, Jessica Evans changed their two children’s last names on school and health insurance forms from Emma to Evans-Emma. She then sought to have their last names changed to just Evans.

08/12/2013

Marriage equality supporters take part in a march and rally ahead of US Supreme Court arguments on legalizing same-sex marriage in New York on March 24, 2013. (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Legal Hearing To Test Federal Gay Marriage Ruling

The hearing brings the spotlight on gay marriage back to New Jersey, where the legal battle over the issue has been waged since 2002 – before any state recognized same-sex marriage.

08/11/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker with Former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley in Newark, N.J. - June 8, 2013 (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Report: Booker Strays From Campaign Events, Leads Polls

Booker holds a commanding 40-point lead in the latest Quinnipiac University poll in the race to fill late Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s Senate seat.

07/28/2013

Acting NJ Attorney General John Hoffman announcing human trafficking ring bust at news conference in Trenton, July 18, 2013. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

N.J. Authorities Bust Suspected Human Trafficking Ring

All six defendants are Mexican nationals living in the United States illegally, the state attorney general said. They were being held in the Ocean County Jail.

07/18/2013

Princeton Theological Seminary (credit: Google Street View)

ACLU Sues New Jersey Over Funding For Religious Schools

New Jersey’s plans to award more than $11 million to an all-male Jewish school and Princeton Theological Seminary violates state law and should be stopped, civil liberties groups said in a complaint filed Monday.

06/24/2013

Distracted Driving (credit: File/Clip Art)

N.J. Bill Seeks Crackdown On Distracted Driving By Forcing Drivers To Hand Over Phones

State Sen. James Holzapfel (R-Ocean County) introduced the measure over concerns about the rise in accidents linked to texting and calling while driving.

06/10/2013

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