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Panorama of New York Harbor at dawn as seen from Chopper 880, April 10, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Researchers Examine Whale Found Dead In New York Harbor

Representatives from the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, N.J. were in Jersey City on Wednesday, conducting a necropsy on the finback that weighs 55 to 60 tons.

04/16/2014

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880. The northbound lanes of the span will be closed for a 2-year bridge deck replacement project. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880) CLICK to enlarge

Commuters Survive First Real Test Of Pulaski Skyway Closure

The first weekday commute with the inbound Pulaski Skyway closed wasn’t much different from a normal Monday.

04/14/2014

Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

Pulaski Skyway Renovation Expected To Bring Major Congestion To North Jersey Roads

The bridge has been trusted by tens of thousands of drivers to get from New Jersey to Manhattan, but will be shut down for the next two years.

04/12/2014

Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Braces For Gridlock As NYC-Bound Pulaski Skyway Closes For 2-Year Renovation

The skyway is scheduled to shut down just after midnight Saturday as part of a 24-month, $1 billion project to repair the 81-year-old span.

04/11/2014

Joshua Higgins in court on April 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Teen Pleads Not Guilty In Shooting That Killed Jersey City Man Trying To Protect Wife

Joshua Higgins, 19, of Newark, who is charged with felony murder, robbery, and firearms offenses in connection with the shooting, pleaded not guilty on Thursday. He is being held on $500,000 bail.

04/10/2014

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2 Charged In Shooting That Killed Jersey City Man Trying To Protect Wife

Two suspects have been charged in connection with the robbery and fatal shooting of a man who was trying to protect his wife in Jersey City this past weekend.

04/09/2014

Jersey City Fatal Shooting

Jersey City Neighbors Shocked After Man Is Shot Dead Protecting His Wife

A middle-aged man was killed in Jersey City this past weekend as he protected his wife from armed robbers.

04/07/2014

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Man, 63, Shot And Killed During Jersey City Robbery

A robbery in Jersey City turned deadly on Sunday morning, when a 63-year-old man was shot and killed on Danforth Ave.

04/06/2014

Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

Detours In Store For Jersey City Drivers Ahead Of Pulaski Skyway Rehab Project

For the next three nights, crews are trying to pave alternate roadways needed when lanes of the skyway close April 12 for a two-year renovation project on the 82-year-old structure.

04/04/2014

Firefighters battle a fire in Jersey City, NJ on March 28, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Building Collapses After Massive Jersey City Blaze

The fire broke out just before 12:30 a.m Friday on Central Avenue and spread to two other buildings, destroying a passport shop, a party supply store and half a dozen apartments.

03/28/2014

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Stories From Main Street: Jersey City EMS Uses Data To Predict Next Emergency

EMS dispatch uses color-coded maps to track and to anticipate emergency calls. The program is called MARVLIS, or Mobile Area Routing Vehicle Location Information System. Based on its predictions, ambulances are pre-positioned in different neighborhoods.

03/24/2014

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Driver Strikes Woman, Child In Jersey City

A woman and child were struck and injured by a vehicle as they tried to cross a street in Jersey City late Friday.

03/21/2014

Herman Chandler, right (credit: CBS 2)

Herman Chandler, Of Jersey City, Sentenced To 30 Years In Crash That Killed 2

A Jersey City man who admitted he was high on drugs when he slammed his vehicle into a taxi and killed two people has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

03/20/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a large fire in Jersey City, NJ on Thursday, March 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

911 Calls Document Horror In Fatal Jersey City Fire, As Crews Go To Wrong Street

Jersey City officials released new 911 calls Wednesday that showed the sheer panic as flames and smoke swept through a home – in a fire that left four people dead.

03/19/2014

Eula Mae Pickett and Rev. William Pickett. (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Held For 4 Killed In Jersey City Fire

Mourners paid their respects to the Rev. Bishop William Pickett, his wife, Eula Mae, and their two adult sons Friday at the Mount Olive Baptist Church.

03/14/2014

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