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Police say the driver of a sport utility vehicle was killed after colliding with a city bus on Staten Island on May 26, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Driver Killed After Striking City Bus On Staten Island

It happened around 4 a.m. Tuesday at Victory Boulevard and Signs Road in the Bulls Head section of the borough.

05/26/2015

The Air France terminal at JFK is seen on May 25, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Anonymous Threats Against Airliners Prompt Plane Searches At JFK, Newark Airports

Authorities say several anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners Monday haven’t been found to be credible.

05/25/2015

Home damaged by Sandy in Toms River, NJ Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

College Of New Jersey Creates Oral History Archive Of Superstorm Sandy Victims

College of New Jersey Associate Professor Matthew Bender said the stories of the past have real importance for the present and future.

05/24/2015

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NJ Senator Looks To Shake Up How Claims Of Sexual Abuse By Doctors Are Handled

Weinberg is working with the Division of Consumer Affairs, which oversees the Board of Medical Examiners to see how this case slipped through the cracks and to close any potential loopholes in the disciplinary process.

05/24/2015

Thousands of people celebrate in Dublin Castle Square as the result of the referendum is relayed on May 23, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

NYC Irish Organizations Applaud Legalization Of Gay Marriage In Ireland

Brendan Fay, founder of the St. Pat’s For All parade in Queens, said the vote also sends a message to the city’s larger Fifth Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

05/23/2015

New Jersey State Police Ghost Cars

New Jersey State Police Put ‘Ghost Cars’ On Patrol To Catch Bad Drivers

The black Chevrolet Caprices appear unmarked from far away, but upon closer inspection, the cars carry a faint gray State Police emblem on the sides.

05/23/2015

Margo Pellegrino (Credit: Blue Frontier Campaign)

New Jersey Woman Raising Awareness About Water Quality With NJ-Chicago Canoe Trip

Margo Pellegrino plans to do about 40 miles a day and along the way, she’ll be raising awareness of environmental conservation.

05/20/2015

A customer pumps gasoline into his car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Jersey Senate Leader Hits Brakes On Pump-Your-Own Gas Bill

Senate President Steve Sweeney said on Tuesday that recently introduced measures to roll back the law requiring gas station attendants to pump gas will not be posted as long as he’s in charge.

05/19/2015

A man pumps gas in Washington Township, N.J. (credit: CBS2)

Assemblyman Proposes Self-Service Gas Stations In New Jersey

For drivers born and raised in New Jersey, pumping your own gas is a foreign concept.

05/16/2015

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NJ TRANSIT Riders: Proposed Fare Hikes Could Make For A Hardship

NJ TRANSIT riders had their first opportunity to express their views on possible rate hikes Saturday, and many were less than thrilled.

05/16/2015

Members of the NTSB on the scene of the Amtrak Train #188 Derailment in Philadelphia, PA on May 13, 2015 (Credit: NTSB)

FBI To Join Amtrak Wreck Probe After Reports That Projectiles May Have Hit Train

An assistant conductor said she thought she heard an Amtrak train engineer say his train had been hit by projectiles before the derailment this week, the National Transportation Safety Board said Friday.

05/15/2015

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NTSB: Amtrak Train Accelerated 30 MPH Within About 1 Minute Before Wreck

Another body was pulled from the wreckage Thursday morning, bringing the death toll to eight, officials said.

05/14/2015

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Paulsboro Payout Raises New Questions About New Jersey Exxon Settlement

Last month, New Jersey released details of its proposed $225 million settlement with Exxon over pollution at refineries and other polluted sites across the state.

05/13/2015

Dr. Mehmet Oz attends the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation's 12th Annual Celebrity Gala at Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers on Nov. 13, 2014. (Photo by Dave Kotin

Dr. Oz Assists 2 People Injured In Car Crash On NJ Turnpike

Saturday night, near exit 6 on the Turnpike, Dr. Oz apparently saw the one-car crash and rushed to help the two victims.

05/12/2015

This pit bull was one of two dogs saved from a dogfighting ring stolen from the shelter on Ryle Road May 11, 2015. (credit: Handout)

Pit Bulls Rescued From Dogfighting Ring Stolen From Paterson Animal Shelter

Thieves cut holes in the shelter’s fence and in the dogs’ cages, officials said.

05/12/2015

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