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Kaci Hickox (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns: I’ll Go To Court If Maine Quarantines Me

A nurse who was confined against her will at a New Jersey hospital after treating Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she’s prepared to go to court if the state of Maine tries to quarantine her.

10/29/2014

Habitat for Humanity works to repair a Coney Island home damaged by Superstorm Sandy. (credit: CBS 2)

New York Marks Second Anniversary Of Superstorm Sandy

On the second anniversary of the day Superstorm Sandy devastated New York, many people are still recovering — and waiting for funding.

10/29/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie walks next to Richard Weited, owner of East Dover marina,  in Toms River on Oct. 29, 2014, the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy slamming into the state. (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Officials, Residents On Sandy Anniversary: Rebuilding Has Been Too Slow

The second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy arrived Wednesday in New Jersey, where recovery is happening unevenly, with many houses, boardwalks and businesses rebuilt, but many other people still unable to return to their homes.

10/29/2014

Officials marked the end of a $2.3 billion project to widen the New Jersey Turnpike on Oct. 24, 2014. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Ceremony Marks End Of New Jersey Turnpike Widening Project

A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place Friday at the Molly Pitcher service area in Cranbury Township.

10/24/2014

The Knicks' Carmelo Anthony shoots a free throw against the Washington Wizards  in an exhibition game at Madison Square Garden  on Oct. 22, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

New Jersey Files Defense Of Sports Betting Effort

In a court filing late Wednesday, the state reiterated its contention that the language in a federal appeals court ruling last year opened the door for New Jersey to roll back its prohibitions on sports gambling.

10/23/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

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.

10/23/2014

(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.

10/22/2014

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

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

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

(Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

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

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