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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.

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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

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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

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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

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Controversy Swirls As Speculation Continues Over Christie’s Potential Presidential Bid

Controversy is swirling around the governor for not backing fellow Republican Rob Astorino, who is running against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and it could cost Christie support from his own party if he wants to run for president.

08/11/2014

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CBS 2 Exclusive Video: Wild Police Chase On Routes 1 & 9 In New Jersey

In our exclusive video, you can see the scene a police pursued a suspected bank robber this morning on Route 1 & 9.

08/01/2014

Hudson County, New Jersey Prosecutor's Office Detective Joseph Walker talks about the road rage incident he said forced him to shoot and kill a man in Maryland. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Detective Says He Had No Choice But To Shoot, Kill Man In Road Rage Incident

What started out as a normal day visiting relatives last year ended with a dramatic life change for an off-duty Hudson County, New Jersey police detective in Maryland, as he drew a gun and shot a man dead.

07/31/2014

Hudson County Prosecutor's Office Detective Joseph Walker was acquitted of murder charges in a Maryland road rage shooting. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: NJ Police Detective Acquitted In Maryland Road Shooting

A jury in Maryland issued a not guilty verdict Wednesday for a New Jersey police detective charged with murder in a road rage incident.

07/30/2014

A New Jersey attorney is making a push for Soju to be allowed in BYOB restaurants. (Credit: CBS 2)

In Bergen County, Controversy Brews Over Popular Korean Drink ‘Soju’

Palisades Park is home to one of the nation’s largest Korean populations. Inside some stores and restaurants on Broad Street many patrons can’t live without ‘soju’ a distilled liquor, traditionally made from wheat, rice, or barley.

07/29/2014

A small plane came down in a residential area in Hillsborough as it approached Central Jersey Regional Airport on July 16, 2014, officials said. (credit: CBS 2)

Pilot Hurt After Small Plane Crashes In Yard Near Airport In Hillsborough

The plane came down around 10:20 a.m. in a yard off Sunnymeade Road in Hillsborough Township.

07/16/2014

Authorities investigating a police-involved shooting in Jersey City on July 15, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: Jersey City Police Shoot Man Who Attacked Cops With Fence Post

Two emergency services police officers were on patrol when they spotted a 25-year-old man carrying a six-foot long, wooden fence post with a sharpened end, authorities said.

07/15/2014

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