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The ruins of a destroyed home sit in the sand on November 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NJ Offering Interest-Free Loans To Those Buying Homes In Sandy-Ravaged Communities

The state of New Jersey has launched a loan program designed to boost home ownership in the counties hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.

08/06/2013

A makeshift memorial  in West New York where an 8-month-old girl was killed. (credit: CBS 2)

Family Devastated After Death Of Infant In West New York Bus Crash

Eight-month-old Angela Paredes died Tuesday after police said a bus driver was using his cell phone when he lost control and triggered a chain reaction crash.

07/31/2013

A picture of the scene where a bus accident resulted in a baby's death in West New York on July 30, 2013. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Bus Driver Charged In Crash That Killed 8-Month-Old Baby In West New York

The baby was killed after the bus smashed into a lamppost, which crashed into the baby’s carriage.

07/30/2013

Officials from Union and Hudson County with the results of a weekend gun buyback. (credit: NJ Attorney General's Office)

Dozens Of Illegal Guns, Assault Weapons Turned In At N.J. Gun Buyback

A two-day gun buyback program staged in Union and Hudson Counties last weekend netted about 1,600 firearms.

07/16/2013

Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner in front of an expanded Hudson-Bergen Light Rail car in Hoboken, N.J. - July 3, 2013 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

NJ TRANSIT Adding Longer Cars To Hudson-Bergen Light Rail

Starting Thursday, with Hudson River fireworks viewing in mind, NJ TRANSIT will be adding cars that are 37 feet longer to some trains.

07/03/2013

Hudson County Backpack Ban

Hudson County, N.J., Bans Backpacks, Coolers For Fireworks Show

A new security measure could change your Fourth of July plans. Hudson County, N.J., has decided to ban anyone from taking a bag or cooler into the main viewing areas to see the Macy’s fireworks show on the Hudson River.

06/25/2013

Hudson County detective Joseph Walker is charged with shooting and killing a man in a suspected road rage incident in Maryland. (Credit: CBS 2)

Off-Duty New Jersey Cop Charged In Alleged Road Rage Shooting

An off-duty Hudson County, N.J., police detective was facing charges Sunday in what might have been a road rage shooting.

06/09/2013

Hyatt and Westin hotels in Jersey City (credits: Google, Westin)

Super Bowl XLVIII Teams To Stay In Jersey City

The winner of Super Bowl XLVIII, which will be played at MetLife Stadium in 2014, will come from Jersey City, at least temporarily.

04/22/2013

A large pothole can be seen in New Jersey. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Crews Working Hard To Fix Plethora Of Potholes, Say Drivers Can Help Out Too

CBS 2’s Kathryn Brown was on pothole patrol Wednesday to find out what areas are the worst affected and what’s being done to fix them.

03/27/2013

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5 Years For Brothers In Deadly N.J. Street-Racing Incident

Two brothers from Jersey City have been sentenced to prison time for their role on a street-racing incident that killed one pedestrian and injured another.

03/16/2013

Person Smoking Outside (file / credit: clipart.com)

Hudson County, Several Towns Enact Smoking Bans To Mixed Reaction

Smoking bans were enacted in several parts of Hudson and Bergen Counties this week and the reaction has been mixed.

03/15/2013

Asian Longhorned Beetle (file / credit: USDA via Wikipedia)

Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradicated From New Jersey

“I’m proud to announce the eradication of the beetle from Union and Middlesex Counties,” said state Agriculture Secretary Doug Fisher of the locations of the last two clusters.

03/14/2013

New Jersey St. Sen. Barbara Buono (credit: Buono For New Jersey)

Buono Wins Key Endorsements For N.J. Gubernatorial Bid

New Jersey State Sen. Barbara Buono’s young gubernatorial candidacy gained strength Monday, following endorsements in key northern counties and a call by Democratic leaders for unity in the November governor’s race.

01/28/2013

Handguns

Jersey City Gun Buyback Program Nets 164 Weapons

People who turned in their firearms received $100 for rifles and $150 for handguns and automatic weapons.

01/07/2013

God's Love We Deliver bag (credit: Veronica Alsina via God's Love We Deliver)

God’s Love We Deliver Making Sure People In Need Don’t Go Hungry On Christmas

Thousands of hot meals are being delivered today to brighten the Christmas holiday for those in need.

12/24/2012

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