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Gov. Chris Christie serves pre-Thanksgiving lunch at Newark soup kitchen on Nov. 26, 2014 (Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Gov. Christie Serves Up Pre-Thanksgiving Lunch At Newark Soup Kitchen

Gov. Chris Christie and his wife didn’t let the winter weather stop them as they spent more than an hour plating and serving a pre-Thanksgiving lunch at the soup kitchen at St. John’s Church.

9 hours ago

Surveillance video of Garden State Plaza mall gunman Richard Shoop

NJ Sen. Richard Codey Proposes Bill To Limit Holiday Shopping On Thanksgiving

State Sen. Richard Codey is introducing a bill that would bar retailers from opening before 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

13 hours ago

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Warrant Issued For Suspect In Central N.J. Mosque Burglary

Police in South Brunswick, New Jersey have issued a warrant for a man they believe made off with several hundred dollars from a mosque’s donation box Tuesday night.

11/21/2014

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South Plainfield Factory Explosion Leaves 5 With Minor Injuries

An explosion at a plastic goods manufacturer in South Plainfield, New Jersey, Friday left some injured.

11/21/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama announces executive actions on U.S. immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House, November 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama outlined a plan on Thursday to ease the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants. (Photo by Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Lays Out Expansive Immigration Reform Plan

President Barack Obama told the American people Thursday night that the time to change the nation’s immigration system is now, and he’s taking action to make that happen.

11/20/2014

A welcome sign - Fair Lawn, NJ - File / Photo: Borough of Fair Lawn

Teen Charged In String Of Tuesday Night Robberies In Fair Lawn

Police in one northern New Jersey town say they have arrested a robbery who had a busy Tuesday night.

11/19/2014

The football field at Sayreville High School in Sayreville, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Four Assistant Football Coaches Suspended From Sayreville High School Now Reinstated

Four assistant New Jersey high school football coaches who were suspended amid hazing and sexual assault charges filed against players will keep their teaching jobs.

11/19/2014

Sen. Robert Menendez (credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Robert Menendez Presses For Sandy Insurance Probe

Insurance companies might face more scrutiny over how they are handling flood damage claims from Superstorm Sandy.

11/14/2014

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Newark Bans Smoking In City Parks, Rec Facilities

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka on Thursday signed an ordinance into law that bans smoking in city parks and recreation facilities, or within 50 feet of municipal building entrances, exits, windows and ventilators.

11/13/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT Pushes Land Battle Vs. Mobster’s Kin

At its monthly board meeting Wednesday, the agency voted to approve up to $150,000 to pay for ongoing legal bills to continue the Carmine Franco case.

11/12/2014

Port Authority Bus Terminal on July 23, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Port Authority Bus Terminal Tweaks Operations For Smoother Commuting

Among the tweaks, Port Authority officers are now managing traffic at the Lincoln Tunnel during peak driving hours, so buses are no longer being diverted into a long line along Tenth Avenue.

11/12/2014

Empty display cases at M & E 1 Jewelry Inc. in Irvington. (credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Police: $1M In Gold, Jewels Stolen From Irvington Jewelry Store

Thieves cut a hole in a wall and made off with more than $1 million in gold and jewels from a northern New Jersey jewelry store, police said.

11/07/2014

Veteran Hunter Alarcon presented with donation from Olde Glory Coffee (Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Monmouth County-Based Coffee Maker Donates Scoop Of Profits To Wounded Vet

A New Jersey coffee maker is donating a scoop of its profits to help veterans.

11/07/2014

Jim Tedesco (credit: Bergen County Board of Freeholders)

Bergen County Executive-Elect Jim Tedesco Looks To Merge Police Departments

Tedesco, a county freeholder and former mayor of Paramus, said he hopes to sign a memorandum of agreement realigning the two police forces within his first 100 days in office.

11/06/2014

MegaMillions Tickets (Photo: Billie Rama)

Clifton, NJ Customers Looking To Cash In On Winning Mega Millions Ticket

Somebody in Clifton just got very lucky.

11/06/2014

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