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Joanne Chesimard was convicted of the 1973 killing of New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster. (credit: FBI)

Obama Says Cuba Has Agreed To Address Cases Of US Fugitives

Obama’s move to remove Cuba from the terror list has been met with some opposition over the fugitives.

04/16/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting on April 15, 2015, in Londonderry, N.H. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

NJ Senate President Rips Christie’s Social Security Proposal

Speaking in New Hampshire on Tuesday, Christie unveiled his national proposal to reform the Social Security system, which includes reducing payments for those making over $80,000 while phasing out Social Security altogether for those bringing in over $200,000.

04/15/2015

NJ Gov. Chris Christie delivers his state of the state address on Jan. 13, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Christie Proposes Pushing Back Age Of Eligibility For Social Security, Medicare

Christie’s proposal is part of a plan he says will cut deficits by $1 trillion over a decade, an approach he said would confront the nation’s “biggest challenges in an honest way.”

04/14/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Christie At Town Hall: Don’t Expect My Political Style To Ever Be ‘Vanilla’

The potential Republican presidential contender will hold what his office says is his 134th town hall event Tuesday at the Old Bridge High School gymnasium in Matawan.

04/07/2015

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New Jersey Transportation Chief: Fund Will Be Broke After 2016

Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox said Thursday at a Senate Budget Committee hearing that New Jersey’s transportation trust fund has enough money for fiscal year 2016, but will run out beyond that.

04/02/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, his wife Mary Pat Christie and his sons Patrick and Andrew Christie look on during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament  at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie’s Son Set To Intern With Mets This Summer

Chris Christie may never get to live out his dream of being the general manager of the Mets, but he can now live vicariously through his son.

04/01/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. Chris Christie Planning 2-Day Trip To New Hampshire

New Hampshire is seen as an especially important state for Christie. Voters there tend to be more receptive to moderate candidates than other early states.

03/31/2015

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chris Christie (credit: Getty Images)

CBS Poll: Hillary Clinton Has Huge Support, Christie Has Most Skeptics

Forty-two percent of respondents said they would not consider voting for the New Jersey governor — more than any other listed potential candidate in either party.

03/29/2015

A man pumps gas in Washington Township, N.J. (credit: CBS2)

Debate Revs Up Over Raising New Jersey Gas Tax

The state’s Transportation Trust Fund, which gets money from the gas tax, is running out of money needed to repair potholes, bridges and more.

03/16/2015

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NJ Senate To Vote To Reject Exxon Mobil Settlement

New Jersey’s Senate is going to consider a resolution that calls for a judge to reject Gov. Chris Christie’s $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil.

03/16/2015

Lawmakers and residents of Linden speak out a recent settlement reached by Exxon Mobile and the state. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers, Linden Residents Vow To Fight Exxon Settlement

State Sen. Ray Lesniak, other lawmakers and residents of Linden stood in a park across a highway from the refineries on Friday to slam the $225 million settlement announced last week by Gov. Chris Christie’s administration.

03/13/2015

NJ TRANSIT Chief: Will Try To Hold Fare Hikes To Single Digits

The head of NJ TRANSIT said Wednesday that a looming budget gap could force fare increases but that she will strive to make those less burdensome than the hikes instituted in 2010 that prompted heavy criticism from commuters.

03/11/2015

A woman waits in snow on 115th Street & Broadway on March 5, 2015. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

More Snow Settles In As Another Winter Storm Sweeps Into Tri-State Area

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New York City, Long Island and parts of New Jersey until 7 p.m. Thursday.

03/05/2015

Snow falling in Freehold, NJ on March 5, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Officials Urge Caution On The Roads As Snow Blankets The Garden State

A winter storm warning was expected to remain in effect for most of the state until 7 p.m. The National Weather Service said 4 to 8 inches were possible.

03/05/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Poll: Chris Christie Approval Rating Hits New Low

The survey released Tuesday shows 51 percent of registered voters who were questioned disapprove of the job Christie is doing, compared to 35 percent who approve.

03/03/2015

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