Hackensack River

The Hackensack River (credit: state.nj.us)

Police: Kayaker Rescues Man Who Jumped Off Bridge Into Hackensack River

Police in Little Ferry said a witness saw the man jump into the Hackensack River about 5 miles west of New York City around 8:20 a.m. Sunday.


The Hackensack River (credit: state.nj.us)

Hackensack Riverkeeper Pushing For EPA To Declare River Superfund Site

An environmental group in northern New Jersey is leading a charge to get the feds to take over the cleanup of a dirty river.


A lane was closed on the Route 3 Bridge over the Hackensack River in New Jersey beginning Wednesday, Jan. 21. (Credit: CBS2)

Structural Problems Prompt Lane Closure On Route 3 Bridge In N.J.

The right eastbound lane of Route 3 over the Hackensack River was set to be shut down for two weeks, after crews discovered a structural deficiency.


Truck suspended over the Hackensack River (Credit: CBS 2)

Truck Goes Off N.J. Roadway, Dangles Over Hackensack River

Traffic was shut down on the roadway while crews worked to stabilize, then lift the truck back up.


Downed wires in Cliffside Park as a result of Sandy (credit: Dev Zaveri)

More Than 1 Million Customers In New Jersey Still Without Power

For many in New Jersey, it has been days since they saw power, all courtesy of Superstorm Sandy. The utility companies are working around the clock to get the electricity flowing.


Elizabeth Moore cars ends up in the Hackensack River. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Woman Rescued After Driving Car Into Hackensack River

Elizabeth Moore is now in good health and good spirits after an ill-fated trip to the car wash.


Route 3 bridge construction

Slew Of Accidents On Route 3 Bridge Over Hackensack River Leads To Extensive Roadwork

There were three accidents in a single day and 20 in the space of a month. Cops say a stretch of Route 3 in Bergen County is so dangerous the state may need to take drastic action.


An NJ Transit train is seen at Penn Station - New York, NY - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Morning Amtrak Power Problems Snarl NJ Transit, Highlight Aging Infrastructure

Amtrak officials are eyeing an electrical substation in Richmond, Va., as the possible source of a voltage problem that halted trains between New York and Philadelphia.


Christie Wants Money To Repair Newark Rail Bridge

Gov. Chris Christie killed plans for a Hudson River tunnel, but now he wants money for a bridge over the Hackensack River.


The Hackensack River (credit: state.nj.us)

Rescuers Pull Father, Son From Hackensack River

Rescuers in northern New Jersey pulled a man and his 11-year-old son out of the Hackensack River on Sunday after the boy fell from a boat and his dad jumped in to save him.


Passaic River - Elmwood Park, NJ - File Photo

New Rule Puts Access To NJ Urban Waterfronts In Jeopardy

“The citizens of, in this case, New Jersey, they own the waterfront,” says Hackensack Riverkeeper Bill Sheehan. “People own the waterfront. The people.”


NJ Transit's Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction Station - Secaucus, NJ - File Photo

Downed Wire Repaired On Northeast Corridor

Amtrak has repaired the wire and train delays are easing.