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Emergency responders on the scene of a car accident in Linden, N.J. on June 24, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive Video: Car Catapults Off NJ Turnpike In Linden, 1 Killed

At least two people were seen being loaded into a medevac helicopter after the accident.

06/24/2015

A rendering of the proposed Hard Rock Casino Meadowlands. (credit: Hard Rock International)

Poll: Most In NJ Oppose New Casinos Beyond Atlantic City

A new poll finds most New Jerseyans don’t want casino gambling in other parts of the state beyond Atlantic City.

06/24/2015

(Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Expected Rain Has New Jersey Farmers, Gardeners Breathing Sigh Of Relief

The rain moving into the Tri-State area this weekend is being welcomed with open arms in New Jersey.

06/18/2015

Police are looking for a suspect in a shooting that left a young woman dead in Newark. (credit: CBS2)

Suspect Sought After Young Woman Gunned Down In Newark

The shooting happened on South 11th Street around 10 p.m. Thursday.

06/12/2015

Casino (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Clock Ticking On Putting NJ Casino Measure On November Ballot

When taking into account the lengthy process and the summer break, “it would have to be done some time before July,” said Assembly Speaker Vincent Pireto.

06/11/2015

Beachgoers hit the sand in Belmar, N.J., on May, 25, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Belmar Mayor Expects Summer Rentals To Offer Big Economic Boost

Out of about 330 properties in Belmar that rent for the summer, Mayor Matthew Doherty said about 300 have already received their certificate of inspection.

06/06/2015

Zakiy Muhammad (Credit: Wyckoff Police Department)

Police: Alleged Car Burglar Told Woman He Was ‘Sent By God’

Wyckoff Township police arrested Zakiy Muhammad, 20, of Paterson, on Tuesday night.

06/04/2015

FILE -- Gamblers play the slot machines at Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Conn.  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Hard Rock, Track Propose Long-Planned Casino At Meadowlands

Hard Rock International and the Meadowlands Racetrack are proposing a casino just outside New York City.

05/27/2015

Hospital bed (file/credit: clipart.com)

Data On Thousands Of Patients Stolen At New Jersey Hospitals

Thousands of patients at three northern New Jersey hospitals have been alerted that their personal information was stolen in a data breach.

05/22/2015

Beach replenishment efforts on the Jersey Shore on Friday, April 17, 2015. (Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Jersey Shore Still Recovering As 3rd Post-Sandy Summer Nears

The Jersey shore is still recovering as the third summer after Superstorm Sandy nears.

05/21/2015

Newark City Hall (credit: Alexisrael/Wikimedia Commons)

Newark Approves Municipal ID Program

Proponents say the program will benefit immigrants, people with disabilities, the young and elderly, formerly incarcerated people, the homeless, and transgender individuals.

05/21/2015

Jaqeuce Spinks, 19, and Marquise Cephus, 18. (credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

4 Arrested In Deadly Mother’s Day Shooting In Newark

Four people have been arrested in connection with the Mother’s Day shooting that claimed the life of a 15-year-old boy in Newark. Two face murder charges.

05/15/2015

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

Christie Talks Immigration At Sparta Town Hall Meeting

Christie said he’s not in favor of putting up a wall along the southwest border “because I think it’s too expensive and too inefficient.”

05/14/2015

Jets MetLife Stadium military American flag

Weinberg Backs Christie In Calling For Jets To Return National Guard Money

According to NJ.com, federal records show the Jets were paid $377,000 by the U.S. Department of Defense and New Jersey Army National Guard from 2011-14 to salute local servicemen and women during games at MetLife Stadium.

05/13/2015

New Jersey Assemblyman  John Wisniewski speaks at Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce event on March 3, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

N.J. Lawmakers Hope To Help South Amboy Man Stuck In Home On Toxic Soil

Some New Jersey lawmakers are trying to help a Middlesex County family who just happened to find out their home sits on toxic soil.

05/08/2015

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