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A boy swims in the water off Long Branch, N.J., on Sept. 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Labor Day Beachgoers Greeted By Large Waves Along Jersey Shore

Surfers were riding the huge waves in Long Branch, and swimmers were getting wiped out by them.

09/01/2014

Atlantic City officials are trying to reinvent the town after two casinos closed and more are threatening to do so. (Credit: CBS 2)

As Atlantic City Casinos Close, Gov. Christie Hopes To Revive Gambling Destination

Two casinos are expected to close by next week and lawmakers on both sides are working to save the gambling town and push for casinos up north.

08/29/2014

Beachgoers in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Ready For Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Nice weather is predicted for the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend across the Tri-State areas as people celebrate the final weekend of summer.

08/29/2014

The view down the first base line at the Lakewood Blue Claws' minor league stadium. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Family Pushes For Extended Netting At Minor League Stadiums

A 10-year-old New Jersey girl was out of the hospital on Thursday night, after being hit by a baseball at a minor league baseball stadium.

08/28/2014

Seton Hall University. (Credit: CBS 2)

Campus On Alert After Students Are Mugged In Quiet Neighborhood Near Seton Hall

The off-campus attacks of Seton Hall students in South Orange had the university issuing an alert on Tuesday.

08/26/2014

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Ex-MTA Bus Driver Investigated For Allegedly Violating Workers’ Compensation

Investigators say they have their own surveillance footage of Ingram running the truck along with social media activity showing a less-than-despondent woman’s posts.

08/26/2014

A 15-year-old boy fell 30 feet after allegedly sneaking onto this zip line on the grounds of Glen Rock High School. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Teenage Boy Falls 30 Feet After Sneaking Onto Glen Rock, N.J. Zip Line

A boy was hospitalized with broken bones this past weekend, after he allegedly sneaked onto a zip line in Glen Rock, New Jersey.

08/25/2014

Police investigate a deadly shooting in Newark on Aug. 22, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Local Businessman Fatally Shot In Newark In City’s 58th Homicide Of Year

Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a local business owner in Newark.

08/22/2014

Emergency responders on the scene of a two-vehicle crash in Newark, NJ on Aug. 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Several People Injured After Police Chase Ends In Crash In Newark

The crash happened around 9 a.m. at the intersection of University Avenue and Market Street, right next to Essex County Community College.

08/21/2014

Meadowlands Chamber has plans for 250,000- square-foot casino and 1 million-square-foot convention center at sports complex. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Meadowlands Proposal Includes Casinos, Hotels

Casinos, hotels, a convention center and a monorail at New Jersey’s Meadowlands? That’s the plan business leaders laid out Tuesday to transform the area into a multi-venue entertainment district.

08/19/2014

Rachel left middle school as a boy named Brian, but now wants to be accepted as who she is by her school district. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: New Jersey Teen Left School As A Boy, Plans To Return As A Girl

He left middle school as a boy, but now a 13-year-old says he wants his district to accept him as a girl when he returns in the fall.

08/18/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

Christie On The Defensive As Commuters Gripe About Mass Transit Delays

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was on the hot seat on Friday night, accused of not doing enough to help commuters.

08/15/2014

Amaury Maldonado (CBS 2)

First On CBS 2: Man Killed In Alleged Love Triangle In Carteret, N.J.

The body of Amaury Maldonado, 32, was found in a home located at the corner of Elmwood Avenue and Clifford Street.

08/14/2014

James Woetzel appears in court on Aug. 13, 2014. (credit: Christine Sloan/CBS 2)

Man Accused Of Driving Into Farmers Market, Killing 1, Pleads Not Guilty

James Woetzel, 48, has been charged with vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

08/13/2014

The Revel Casino, which is facing a second round of bankruptcy, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino To Close Its Doors After Just Two Years

Atlantic City’s newest casino is shutting its doors just over two years after opening amid high hopes of turning around the crumbling seaside resort’s gambling market.

08/12/2014

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