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In Jersey City, elected officials denounce govenors' recommendation to cut overnight PATH Train service (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Elected Officials Express Outrage Over Proposed Overnight PATH Service Cuts

Local, state and federal lawmakers want to send a message: don’t reduce rail service between New York City and northern New Jersey.

01/05/2015

Twitter abuzz after New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's hug with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on January 4, 2015 (Twitter via @ianbremmer)

Chris Christie On WFAN: I’ll Trade The ‘Abuse’ For Cowboys Playoff Wins

Christie has taken considerable ribbing about his allegiance to the Cowboys, who are bitter rivals of the Eagles and Giants, teams favored by most from N.J.

01/05/2015

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

The Top 14 News Stories Of 2014

In a year where New York City welcomed a new mayor there have been a host of stories that have shaped the landscape of the Tri-State area, the country and the world over.

12/31/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his victory speech after winning reelection on Tuesday, Nov. 4. (Credit: CBS 2)

Lawmakers Demand Answers After Cuomo Vetoes Port Authority Reform Bill

New York state lawmakers on Monday wanted answers from Gov. Andrew Cuomo about why he vetoed a bill designed to bring accountability to the Port Authority.

12/29/2014

Gov. Chris Christie told a heckler to 'sit down and shut up' on the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, Oct. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Top 5 Facebook Talkers Of 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we’ve taken a look back at the stand-out stories that you loved to discuss this year. In no particular order, here are CBS New York’s top five Facebook talkers for 2014.

12/29/2014

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Christie, Cuomo Veto Port Authority Cleanup Legislation, Suggest Alternate Measures

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Saturday that they have vetoed legislation intended to help clean up the troubled Port Authority.

12/27/2014

Gov. Chris Christie with WFAN radio's Boomer & Carton on May 23, 2014 (Credit: Jerry Recco/WFAN)

Not Backing Down: Gov. Christie Will Travel To Texas To Root For Cowboys

Christie called into SportsRadio 94WIP in Philadelphia Tuesday to again defend his Dallas Cowboys fandom. He says he’s planning to travel to Dallas for Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts.

12/18/2014

President Barack Obama addresses troops at New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Dec. 15, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Obama Thanks Troops In New Jersey Ahead Of Holidays

Obama observed the end of combat operations in Afghanistan by visiting U.S. troops at New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The base has been a launching point for deployments to Afghanistan.

12/15/2014

FILE -- The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Report: Charges Against Gov. Christie’s Associates Could Be Possible In Bridgegate Case

People close to the Bridgegate case tell The New York Times that charges in the case might be possible against associates of Gov. Chris Christie under a section of fraud law involving the use of property.

12/12/2014

Ellis Island reopens to the public, Oct. 28, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Gov. Christie Lays Wreath For Veterans At Ellis Island

The Republican governor visited Ellis Island Wednesday morning to lay a wreath in the Grand Hall as part of a Wreaths Across America ceremony.

12/10/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie walks next to Richard Weited, owner of East Dover marina,  in Toms River on Oct. 29, 2014, the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy slamming into the state. (credit: Getty Images)

3 N.J. Pension Funds Sue Gov. Christie Over Contributions

New Jersey’s three biggest pension funds for public workers have sued Gov. Chris Christie over his decision earlier this year to cut contributions to the funds.

12/10/2014

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N.J. May Lower Requirements In ‘Boutique’ Casino Law

New Jersey isn’t giving up on its effort to attract small new casinos to Atlantic City.

12/09/2014

FILE -- The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bills Aimed At Reforming Port Authority Remain Unsigned

Even after a second report was released on the politically motivated lane closures at the George Washington bridge, legislation to overhaul how the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is governed remains unsigned by both state’s governors.

12/09/2014

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

Report Released On Findings From Committee Probing Bridgegate Scandal

It has been more than a year since the lane closure scandal on the George Washington Bridge, and a legislative committee has been investigating why the three access lanes were shut down – snarling traffic.

12/04/2014

FILE - A black bear is spotted in Vernon, N.J. on April 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Protesters Call On New Jersey To Scrap Bear Hunt

Animal rights advocates with doughnuts in tow rallied in Trenton Thursday to call on New Jersey to ban hunters from baiting bears and to bash Gov. Chris Christie for allowing the hunt.

12/04/2014

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