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Jermaine Jones (Lakewood PD)

Police: NJ Man Caught Riding Tricycle Naked, Eating Glass

By the time the officer arrived on the scene, he said 31-year old Jermaine Jones of Trenton was under a stairwell – still naked – eating broken glass and cigarettes.

03/26/2014

Car keys and an alcoholic drink (credit: clipart.com)

NJ DWI Measure Offering Punishment Option Passes Out Of Committee

A measure just passed out of the Senate judiciary committee would give all convicted drunk drivers the option of installing ignition interlock devices in their cars or having their licenses revoked.

03/26/2014

Gov. Chris Christie

Christie Tells 3-Year-Old Boy At Town Hall He’s Tired Of ‘This Damn Snow’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spoke his mind this week as he answered a question from a 3-year-old boy at a Hunterdon County town hall meeting, saying he was “ready to get rid of this damn snow.”

03/22/2014

Gavel

Prosecutors: NJ Man Carried Out ‘Simple Scheme’ To Steal $6 Million From Employer

Albert Thomson, 48, of Berkeley Heights, is accused of stealing $6 million from Elizabeth-based trucking company New England Motor Freight.

03/21/2014

Men in Kiss masks vandalize New Jersey auto body shop (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Police Arrest Teens In Kiss Mask Vandalism Case

Police have arrested two teenagers and identified two others suspected of trashing more than two dozen cars while wearing masks similar to the makeup used by the rock group Kiss.

03/21/2014

Gov. Chris Christie questioned at Town Hall in Flemington, March 20, 2014. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Christie Questioned About GWB Lane Closure Scandal, Explains Firing Of Aide

Bridget Anne Kelly was fired in January after emails revealed she set a traffic jam plot in motion with an email message, “Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee.”

03/20/2014

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Newark Airport Workers Expected To Get Higher Minimum Wage

In January, Port Authority executive director Pat Foye wrote to four airlines demanding their contractors give raises to workers at JFK and LaGuardia and phase in a minimum wage of $10.10.

03/20/2014

Port Authority Chairman David Samson (credit: Getty Images)

Protesters Call For Port Authority Chairman David Samson’s Resignation

Samson, who has been at the center of several controversies in recent months over potential conflicts of interest involving his powerful law firm, recused himself from a vote.

03/19/2014

Martin and Theresa Kuczynski's Sayreville home is razed as part of the NJ Sandy buyout program, March 13, 2014. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

1st Home Razed As Part Of N.J. Sandy Buyout Program

The first of four planned home demolitions in a superstorm Sandy-ravaged community has begun. An excavator’s claw ripped through 25 years of memories at Martin and Theresa Kuczynski’s Sayreville home.

03/13/2014

The American Dream complex is seen from Chopper 880 – East Rutherford, NJ (file/credit: Evan Bindelglass)

Officials Relieved Meadowlands Mall Project Back On

The New York Giants and New York Jets say they’ve settled legal issues with developer Triple Five regarding American Dream, the retail and entertainment complex that sits unfinished near MetLife Stadium.

03/12/2014

Rachel Canning, of New Jersey, in court March 4 (CBS 2)

New Jersey Teen Who Sued Parents Returns Home

The New Jersey honor student who sued to get her parents to support her after she moved out of their home has reunited with her parents.

03/12/2014

Hundreds of firefighters gather as the flag-draped coffin of Capt. Gregory Barnas arrives at the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Wallington, NJ on March 7, 2014. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS 2)

Hundreds Honor Veteran N.J. Firefighter Who Died Battling Blaze

Firefighters from across the region, some from as far away as Canada, lined the streets Friday for the funeral of Capt. Gregory Barnas in Wallington.

03/07/2014

Emergency responders on the scene of a fire in Jersey City on March 6, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Mayor: Street Mix-Up May Have Delayed Response To Deadly Jersey City Blaze

Mayor Steven Fulop said a possible street mix-up may have delayed the response to a massive Jersey City fire that left four people dead and dozens of other residents displaced.

03/06/2014

(Credit: Clipart)

Cops Rescue 3 Men From Elizabeth, N.J., House Fire

Two police officers rescued three people from a burning house in Elizabeth on Wednesday.

03/05/2014

Police say these are the two wanted for robbing Aydin Jewelers on Mar. 3, 2014. (credit: Ramsey Police)

Police Release Photos Of Suspects In Ramsey Jewelry Store Robbery

The robbery occurred at Aydin Coins & Jewelry on Route 17 in Ramsey around 11:20 a.m. Monday.

03/05/2014

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