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War Of Words Over New Jersey Open Space Ballot Measure

The war of words is heating up in New Jersey after state lawmakers earlier this month put a constitutional amendment on November’s ballot seeking more money for open space.

08/30/2014

Fundraiser held in Waldwick, N.J. on Aug. 30, 2014 (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Fundraiser Held In Waldwick For Police Officer Christopher Goodell Scholarship Fund

On Saturday the small community once again banded together much like it did in the days following the deadly crash that took Goodell’s life.

08/30/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Man Died After Being Restrained By Police While On PCP

An investigation was under way Friday into the case of a man who died in police custody last month, after being restrained by officers as he allegedly tried to fight them.

08/29/2014

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed By ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’ On Upper East Side

The incident took place at around 2 p.m. at 78th Street and Madison Avenue.

08/29/2014

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Gov. Christie Fires Back After Being Questioned Why He Won’t Visit Border

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says there’s a clear distinction between him and the president.

08/29/2014

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Gov. Christie Announces Multimillion Dollar Sea Wall Plan

On Thursday, Gov. Chris Christie announced an $8.5 million plan for a sea wall in Sea Bright, N.J.

08/28/2014

People enter the subway at Union Square (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA: ‘A’ Train Operator Drove Uptown On Downtown Tracks For Several Stops

The operator didn’t come to a stop until after the train passed the Spring Street station and saw the headlights of a downtown train at West 4th Street.

08/25/2014

Police Officer Elias Khan and Sergeant Michael Dario (credit: CBS 2/NYPD)

NYPD Officers Revive Infant Who Stopped Breathing In Brooklyn

Sgt. Michael Dario and Officer Elias Khan responded to a 911 call about a baby having difficulty breathing Sunday night at a home on 74th Avenue in Bensonhurst.

08/25/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 10:  Committee Chairman Rep. Peter King (R-NY) listens during a hearing before the House Homeland Security Committee March 10, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The Homeland Security held the hearing to examine "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response."  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Congressman Peter King To Head To Israel In Show Of Support

Rep. King is expected to meet with Israeli officials, and tour the tunnels as well as places hit by violence.

08/24/2014

Adoptable cats at Pets4Luv (Photo Credit: Pets4Luv Foundation)

Nearly 2 Dozen Cats Left In Crates In Front Of Brooklyn Shelter

A Brooklyn animal shelter is trying to find homes for nearly two dozen cats that were bizarrely left in front of the center.

08/24/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton (R) is joined by Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner as they march during a rally against police violence on August 23, 2014 in the borough of Staten Island in New York City. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Rev. Al Sharpton Leads March, Rally Over Eric Garner’s Death On Staten Island

The event, dubbed “We Will Not Go Back,” began around 12 p.m. at 204 Bay St. across from Tompkinsville Park in Staten Island, where 43-year-old Garner was killed.

08/23/2014

Margo Pellegrino (Credit: Blue Frontier Campaign)

N.J. Mother Returns From 9-Day Canoe Trip To Raise Awareness About Water Quality

The mother of two from Medford Lakes paddled from Trenton, down around Cape May and up the coastline to raise awareness about water quality.

08/22/2014

Parents wait in line to enroll their children in school in Newark on Aug. 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents, Mayor Outraged Over ‘Horrible’ Newark School Enrollment Program

Mayor Ras Baraka said it is “outrageous that hundreds of Newark families are having difficulties registering their children for school.”

08/22/2014

Red light camera (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Towns Asked To Void 17,000 Red Light Tickets After Computer Issues

A state judiciary spokesman says one of the operators of red light cameras in New Jersey, American Traffic Solutions, was having computer issues between May 28 and June 30.

08/21/2014

Deadly crash in Freehold, New Jersey on Aug. 19, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Three People Killed In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Freehold, N.J.

As Joe Biermann reported from Chopper 2, the accident occurred on Route 33 at Kozloski Road.

08/19/2014

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