Garden State Parkway
The commander of the troop overseeing Northern New Jersey, Maj. Robert Catullo, has been reassigned after a high-speed police escort scandal, as has his deputy commander, Capt. Michael Cerisano, as well as a regional commander, Capt. Warren Moore.
New Jersey’s top cop met with his top commanders and the state’s attorney general Wednesday to discuss allegations of high-speed police escorts for sports cars on the Garden State Parkway.
The lawyer for Sgt. Nadir Nassry, who was suspended for allegedly organizing the high speed escorts, told CBS 2 that high-speed caravan escorts have been going on for decades.
Two state troopers could be in hot water for allegedly speeding down the Garden State Parkway with their lights and sirens on back on the afternoon of March 30.
A beloved member of the community in Bergen County’s Washington Township has been found alive. Eileen, a one-legged wild turkey, was found at the Raptor Trust Sanctuary for Birds of Prey in Millington.
This morning, gas prices were raised to $3.60 a gallon at stations along the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike.
Police say 22-year-old Claudine was driving northbound on the Parkway in Woodbridge when at Exit 131, a tire came flying off a Dodge Dakota heading southbound.
The national average for a gallon of gas shot up again Thursday to $3.61. So far, that’s a 33 cent spike since the first of the year and it’s 42 cents more than you were paying this time last year.
If you plan to drink on Super Bowl Sunday, make sure you have a way to get home safely. Cops will be out in force looking for drunk drivers.
Violations have dropped from 9 percent to 3 percent since photo enforcement began to target toll cheats in the exact change lanes on the Garden State Parkway.
Speaking with WCBS 880 anchors Wayne Cabot and Steve Scott, Christie said “we’ll see what happens” when directly asked if he would veto a gay marriage bill.
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority says traffic on the state’s two major highways decreased in the first week of 2012 compared to a year ago.
Tolls went up on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway. Commuters in Connecticut are dealing with a more expensive ride as well.
The average passenger vehicle toll will go up to $3.30 on the New Jersey Turnpike, and to $1.05 on the Garden State Parkway.
Commuting by car got a bit less attractive in 2011.
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