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NJ TRANSIT Expanding Wi-Fi To 30 More Stations This Year

Spokesman William Smith said the agency is aiming to start equipping trains next year — but only certain cars, not the entire train.

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(Clockwise from top left): Hanif Thompson, Basim Henry, Karif Ford, and Kevin are charged in a shooting and carjacking that left a Hoboken attorney dead at the Short Hills Mall. (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

4 Plead Not Guilty In Short Hills Mall Carjack Killing

The defendants were arraigned separately in an Essex County courtroom, CBS 2’s Dave Carlin reported.

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Prince Amukamara #20 of the New York Giants tackles Andre Johnson #80 of the Houston Texans in the second half at MetLife Stadium on September 21, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Law Allowing Sports Betting In N.J. Signed By Gov. Christie

New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state, but legal challenges could stall the rollout.

10/17/2014

Rutgers Scarlet Lettuce is first introduced to the market by Coastline Family Farms under trademark NutraLeaf™. (Credit: Ilya Raskin)

Rutgers Professor’s ‘Super Lettuce’ To Hit Grocery Store Shelves Saturday

Thanks to a Rutgers professor, one of our healthiest foods has gotten healthier and the product is hitting grocery store shelves on Saturday.

10/17/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (L) speaks at a meeting with city representatives on New York's planned response to an Ebola case on October 16, 2014 in New York City.   (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

8 Hospitals Designated To Treat Any Ebola Cases In New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that all 200 hospitals across the state are prepared, but said the eight hospitals are especially prepared with go-to teams who’ve been drilled in anti-Ebola protocols.

10/17/2014

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22 Charged In Drug Ring In 3 New Jersey Counties

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said the group sold large quantities of heroin and cocaine in Asbury Park, Neptune and surrounding towns in Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties.

10/16/2014

A passenger is screened for Ebola. (credit: CBS 2)

Stepped Up Ebola Screenings Start At Newark Liberty, 3 Other US Airports

Customs and health officials at Newark Liberty Airport will start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program.

10/16/2014

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Signage With Positive Messages Go Up In Newark

In Newark, New Jersey, street signs are now pointing toward happy feelings.

10/15/2014

FILE -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at a news conference at Bristol-Myers Children's Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University October 07, 2014 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.  (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Announces $12M For Addiction Treatment

Gov. Chris Christie is continuing his public push against drug addiction.

10/15/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Says States Should Decide On Same-Sex Marriage

Gov. Chris Christie says it shouldn’t be up to the Supreme Court to decide whether states allow same-sex marriage.

10/10/2014

Sayreville High School (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Calls Sayreville High School Football Hazing Allegations ‘Extraordinarily Disturbing’

Gov. Chris Christie has expressed outrage at allegations of hazing and intimidation surrounding Sayreville High School’s football team.

10/09/2014

** FILE **An adult emerald ash borer is shown in this photo released by Michigan State University. (AP Photo/Michigan State University Photo)

N.J. Entomologist Warns Of Pesky Emerald Ash Borer 

It’s a tiny, little thing smaller than a penny and about a half-inch long, but it can cause major damage.

10/08/2014

Sen. Menendez proposes legislation to curb flow of counterfeit dresses into U.S. (Credit: Sen. Menendez's Office)

Sen. Menendez Cracks Down On Counterfeit Wedding And Prom Gowns Entering US

An estimated 700,000 counterfeit bridal and prom dresses make their way into the country each year, costing U.S. shops over $1 billion a year, Menendez said.

10/03/2014

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12 N.J. Community Colleges To Share $15M In Funding

New Jersey’s two U.S. senators say 12 of the state’s community colleges will be sharing $15 million in federal funding.

10/02/2014

Cynthia Fernandez says she quit after being ordered to stop saying, "God bless you" as a toll taker on the Garden State Parkway. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ex-NJ Toll Taker Who Claims She Was Ordered To Stop Saying ‘God Bless You’ Files Lawsuit

A former Garden State Parkway toll collector has filed a lawsuit because she claims a supervisor told her to stop saying “God bless you” to motorists.

10/02/2014

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