Levon Putney

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

NJ Gov. Chris Christie: Casinos, Tracks Can Offer Sports Betting

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie issued a directive Monday allowing his state’s casinos and racetracks to immediately offer sports betting without fear of criminal or civil liability.

09/08/2014

Gun allegedly belonging to suspect in Upper East Side pharmacy robbery, police-involved shooting (Credit: NYPD)

N.J. Senator Co-Sponsors Gun Carry Bill As Penn. Woman Faces Mandatory Jail Time

Shaneen Allen was pulled over last year during a traffic stop and said she had a Pennsylvania concealed carry permit. But the permit isn’t valid in New Jersey, which has some of the strictest gun laws in the nation.

09/06/2014

(Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Funeral Set For N.J. Woman Who Died Napping In Car Between Jobs

Friends helped raise the money for the funeral for the woman who worked many jobs.

09/05/2014

The Atlantic City boardwalk (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Atlantic City Looks To Cash In Outside Of Casinos

To be successful, Atlantic City has to be much more than a casino town, officials and observers say.

09/04/2014

Parents wait in line to enroll their children in school in Newark on Aug. 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Schools Open, But Some Parents Boycott Over New Enrollment Program

Organizers say they expect 1,000 Newark families to keep their children out of the city’s public schools Thursday in a boycott over the city’s new enrollment system.

09/04/2014

Officials at the scene of a suspected murder-suicide in Hasbrouck Heights, N.J. on Sept. 3, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Elderly Man Kills Wife, Brother-In-Law And Himself In Hasbrouck Heights

An elderly couple were found dead in a home at 146 Burr Place in Hasbrouck Heights and a male relative was found dead at 138 Burr Place on Wednesday, prosecutor John Molinelli said.

09/03/2014

The Revel Casino, which is facing a second round of bankruptcy, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino Hotel Folds; Trump Plaza To Close Sept. 16

Atlantic City’s newest casino — and its biggest, costliest flop — went out with barely a whimper.

09/02/2014

Beachgoers in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Ready For Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Nice weather is predicted for the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend across the Tri-State areas as people celebrate the final weekend of summer.

08/29/2014

An extra-alarm fire destroyed the Central Baptist Church in Paterson, New Jersey on Wednesday, Aug. 27. (Credit: CBS 2)

Paterson Church Burned To Ground Works To Rebuild

About 40 people were inside Central Baptist Church for bible study the night of the fire and say before they saw smoke or flames, they smelled trouble.

08/28/2014

Three people died in a crash on Route 280 near East Orange on Aug. 27, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

3 Killed In Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer, Several Vehicles On I-280 In East Orange

A tractor-trailer and several other vehicles were involved in the crash that occurred in the eastbound lanes, police said.

08/27/2014

FILE -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Spencer Platt/
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NJ Lawmakers Call For Gov. Chris Christie To Spend On Bridges, Roads

The politicians want Christie to put money into the drained-out Transportation Trust Fund.

08/27/2014

The Revel Casino, which is facing a second round of bankruptcy, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Defends Decision To Not Take Control Of Ailing Atlantic City

More than 5,000 casino workers could be out of a job by next month between the closing of Showboat and Revel casinos alone.

08/15/2014

Mario Alejandro holds up that shirt that got him kicked out of Six Flags Great Adventure. (credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Six Flags Great Adventure Boots Marine For Wearing ‘Offensive’ Shirt

Six Flags Great Adventure has issued an apology to a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who was denied entry to the amusement park over a shirt their policy deems “offensive.”

08/15/2014

James Woetzel appears in court on Aug. 13, 2014. (credit: Christine Sloan/CBS 2)

Man Accused Of Driving Into Farmers Market, Killing 1, Pleads Not Guilty

James Woetzel, 48, has been charged with vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

08/13/2014

Michelle Lodzinski

Florida Mom Charged In New Jersey Cold Case Death Appears In Court

Michelle Lodzinski is charged in the death of her 5-year-old son who was reported missing from a carnival in New Jersey in 1991.

08/07/2014

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