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NJ TRANSIT trains. (credit: CBS2)

NJ TRANSIT Again Apologizes For Amtrak Power Problems

Friday’s commute got off on the wrong track when Amtrak power problems caused delays for Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT riders for the fourth time this week.


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Gov. Christie Announces $3.85 Million Grant For Post-Sandy Project In Spring Lake

The $3.85 million grant will go toward an over $6.7 million post-Sandy project for homes near the coastal lake.


AeroFarms vertical farming in Newark

Company Brings Farming To Streets Of Newark

On the other side of a secured door in a trash-filled alley in Newark…is a farm.


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NJ Environmental Officials Cracking Down On Idling Vehicles

The agency sent a letter out reminding the contractor of the state idling laws, preferring to educate over handing out fines.


Todd West is believed to be responsible for at least seven murders. (credit: CBS2)

22-Year-Old Man Accused Of Killing 7 People In New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Union County officials have announced the arrest of a man who they believe is responsible for at least seven murders.


Authorities place an alligator into a plastic bin in Elmwood Park, N.J., on July 8, 2015. (Credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

4-Foot Alligator Caught In Passaic River

About four hours later, the boats came off the water — one from the Fair Lawn Fire Department was carrying the reptile.


Fireworks in Jersey City on Fourth of July, 2014 (Credit: Veronica Posse/Facebook)

Jersey City To Mark Fourth Of July With Hudson River Fireworks Display

Despite the cloudy forecast, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop is pretty optimistic that rain will not keep the crowds away.


Spring Lake, N.J. beach (Credit: CBS 2)

Ocean City Retains Title As New Jersey’s Most Popular Beach

The southern New Jersey beach town that bills itself as “America’s Greatest Family Resort” was named the state’s most popular beach for the second straight year Thursday.


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New Jersey Opens Review After 3 Teens Escape From Detention Facility

The boys — a 15-year-old and two 17-year-olds — are believed to be in the Newark area after they fled from the minimum-security Green Residential Community Home in Ringwood on Sunday.


Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice after the U.S Supreme Court hands down a ruling regarding same-sex marriage June 26, 2015 outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC.  The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama: Supreme Court Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage Is ‘A Victory For America’

The Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.


New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Christie Cuts $1.6 Billion Via Line-Item Vetoes Before Signing N.J. Budget

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a new budget into law Friday, but not before making big cuts from the bill.


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.


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.


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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.


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.