CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Levon Putney

A machine works on a demolition of a house one year after being partially destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, October 29, 2013 in Dover Beach North, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

New Jersey Given Almost $1.5B In Federal Transit Grants

Senator Bob Menendez says the projects that will start over the next few months will work to stop flood-related problems like the ones after Superstorm Sandy two years ago.

09/19/2014

FILE - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Chris Christie Slams Legislative Panel Investigating Bridgegate

Christie accused committee members of being more interested in getting their names in the newspapers and on television, and he urged them to finish up their work.

09/18/2014

(Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Gov. Christie Addresses Criticism Of Not Naming Lt. Governor While Traveling

Gov. Chris Christie has been spending a lot of time traveling outside of New Jersey, without naming an acting governor while he’s gone.

09/18/2014

A heroin needle (credit: ClipArt.com)

21 Bills Introduced To Fight New Jersey Heroin Use, Addiction

New Jersey lawmakers are stepping up to try and fight the heroin epidemic.

09/17/2014

A firefighter stands at the scene of a massive fire that destroyed dozens of businesses along an iconic Jersey shore boardwalk on September 13, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rebuilding Slow For Seaside Park Businesses Year After Boardwalk Fire

Rebuilding is slow one year after a fire devoured more than four blocks of boardwalk and destroyed more than 50 businesses in two New Jersey shore towns.

09/12/2014

(credit: CBS 2)

Children Taken To Hospital After Accidentally Drinking Bleach At Jersey City Daycare Center

“The report that we were given is that a cleaning solution was made up at the daycare yesterday with a small amount of bleach mixed into a bottle of water,” said Michael Bessette, Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Jersey City Medical Center, said.

09/11/2014

David Nelson celebrates a touchdown catch against the Cleveland Browns at MetLife Stadium on December 22, 2013. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Expert: NJ Racetracks Likely To Add Sports Betting Before Casinos Do

Horse racing tracks are likely to implement sports betting in New Jersey before casinos, a gaming expert says.

09/10/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

New Jersey Lawmakers Seek Review Of Ray Rice Case

Democratic Senate President Steve Sweeney says the state should look into how Rice’s case was handled and into the criteria for getting into the pretrial intervention program.

09/09/2014

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Gov. Chris Christie: Casinos, Tracks Can Offer Sports Betting

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie issued a directive Monday allowing his state’s casinos and racetracks to immediately offer sports betting without fear of criminal or civil liability.

09/08/2014

Gun allegedly belonging to suspect in Upper East Side pharmacy robbery, police-involved shooting (Credit: NYPD)

N.J. Senator Co-Sponsors Gun Carry Bill As Penn. Woman Faces Mandatory Jail Time

Shaneen Allen was pulled over last year during a traffic stop and said she had a Pennsylvania concealed carry permit. But the permit isn’t valid in New Jersey, which has some of the strictest gun laws in the nation.

09/06/2014

(Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Funeral Set For N.J. Woman Who Died Napping In Car Between Jobs

Friends helped raise the money for the funeral for the woman who worked many jobs.

09/05/2014

The Atlantic City boardwalk (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Atlantic City Looks To Cash In Outside Of Casinos

To be successful, Atlantic City has to be much more than a casino town, officials and observers say.

09/04/2014

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

Newark Schools Open, But Some Parents Boycott Over New Enrollment Program

Organizers say they expect 1,000 Newark families to keep their children out of the city’s public schools Thursday in a boycott over the city’s new enrollment system.

09/04/2014

Officials at the scene of a suspected murder-suicide in Hasbrouck Heights, N.J. on Sept. 3, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Elderly Man Kills Wife, Brother-In-Law And Himself In Hasbrouck Heights

An elderly couple were found dead in a home at 146 Burr Place in Hasbrouck Heights and a male relative was found dead at 138 Burr Place on Wednesday, prosecutor John Molinelli said.

09/03/2014

The Revel Casino, which is facing a second round of bankruptcy, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino Hotel Folds; Trump Plaza To Close Sept. 16

Atlantic City’s newest casino — and its biggest, costliest flop — went out with barely a whimper.

09/02/2014

more