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New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Panel Orders 4 To Testify

A New Jersey legislative committee has ordered current and former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie and two officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to testify in the committee’s probe of politically motivated traffic jams last year near the George Washington Bridge.

04/22/2014

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

NJ Taxpayers To Foot Legal Bill For Some State Employees In ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal

New Jersey taxpayers will pay $340 per hour for law firms to represent some state employees as lawmakers and prosecutors investigate lane closures near the George Washington Bridge.

04/15/2014

The report by a lawyer hired by Gov. Chris Christie is released on March 27, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Christie-Appointed Lawyer: Governor Not Involved In George Washington Bridge Plot

The report finds former Port Authority official David Wildstein and ex-Christie aide Bridget Kelly were behind the closures.

03/27/2014

FILE - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers Investigating GWB Lane Closure Scandal Express Skepticism Over Coming Report

Assemblyman John Wisniewski said the lack of cooperation from ex-aides Bridget Kelly and Bill Stepien raises questions about the thoroughness of the report due out soon.

03/24/2014

Students in Fort Lee, N.J. may have to attend special make up sessions on Saturdays because of the extra snow days used in 2014. (Credit CBS 2)

Fort Lee Students Head To School For Saturday Make-Up Session

The season may have changed but old man winter is still haunting some students in New Jersey.

03/22/2014

Students in Fort Lee, N.J. may have to attend special make up sessions on Saturdays because of the extra snow days used in 2014. (Credit CBS 2)

School To Be In Session On 2 Saturdays In Fort Lee, N.J.

Students in Fort Lee, N.J., will miss out on the opportunity to sleep in, or watch their favorite cartoons, on a couple of Saturday mornings this month.

03/11/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Anne Kelly waits in court for a hearing on March 11, 2014 in Trenton, New Jersey. (Photo by Mel Evans-Pool/Getty Images)

Former Christie Aides Seek To Quash Subpoenas

Lawyers for fired Christie staffer Bridget Kelly and two-time campaign manager Bill Stepien argued Tuesday that complying with the subpoenas carries the risk of self-incrimination.

03/11/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Poll: Christie’s Sandy Recovery Approval Ratings Drop

The Rutgers-Eagleton poll released Wednesday finds more New Jersey residents disapprove of the way Gov. Chris Christie has handled recovery from Sandy.

03/05/2014

The George Washington Bridge (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fort Lee 911 Tapes Detail Gridlock During GWB Lane Closures

For four days in September, traffic jams ostensibly orchestrated for political purposes clogged streets and trapped motorists in their cars for hours.

02/28/2014

GWB Traffic (file/credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Previously Redacted Texts Made Public In GWB Lane Closure Probe

Newly unredacted documents clear up some of the minor mysteries in the political payback scandal surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

02/27/2014

NJ Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting in Monmouth County on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Talks Sandy, Not Bridge Scandal, At Town Hall

Thursday’s town hall meeting in Monmouth County was the first since a political payback scandal engulfed his administration.

02/20/2014

George Washington Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

Former Christie Aides Refuse To Turn Over Documents To Investigators Looking Into ‘Bridgegate’

Sokolich also was asked to provide documents. The Bergen County Record reported t hat Sokolich sent a letter back to attorney Randy Mastro on Monday declining the request.

02/18/2014

GWB Lanes

AP Review: GWB Lane Closures Not To Blame For Any Deaths, Serious Medical Care Risks

A review by The Associated Press has concluded that a traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge deliberately orchestrated by members of Gov. Chris Christie’s staff did not lead to anyone’s death or seriously compromise their medical care.

02/13/2014

Anti-Chris Christie rally in Fort Lee on Feb. 11, 2014 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

‘Victims’ Of Fort Lee Lane Closures Protest At George Washington Bridge

About a dozen people took part in a noontime protest Tuesday near the base of the George Washington Bridge, where unannounced lane closures last September snarled traffic and made Fort Lee residents miserable for four days.

02/11/2014

Students in Fort Lee, N.J. may have to attend special make up sessions on Saturdays because of the extra snow days used in 2014. (Credit CBS 2)

Brutal Winter Could Mean Saturday Classes For Some New Jersey Students

A brutal winter packed with snow days has put local schools in a predicament. Now, some New Jersey schools are considering Saturday make-up days.

02/10/2014

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