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Tracy Morgan speaks on stage at Spike TV's "Don Rickles: One Night Only" on May 6, 2014, in New York City.  (Credit: Getty Images)

Tracy Morgan Transferred To Rehab Center

“He still has a long way to go,” Morgan’s publicist said in a statement Friday.

06/20/2014

Tracy Morgan (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Report Finds Truck Driver In Tracy Morgan Crash Was Speeding

A report on the crash that seriously injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed one of his friends, said the driver of a tractor-trailer was doing 65 mph in a 45 mph construction zone before the crash.

06/19/2014

Someone smokes a cigarette in the pedestrian plaza located in Times Square. (Credit: Getty Images)

Survey: Fewer NJ Teens Having Sex, Smoking, Drinking

The 2013 results show 39 percent of students surveyed had at least one drink of alcohol in the last 30 days, down from 56 percent in 2001.

06/18/2014

Kenneth Webb

Police: Suspected Burglar Caught Hiding Under Child’s Bed In Fair Lawn

A suspected burglar was in police custody in Bergen County, New Jersey on Thursday evening, after police said he was found hiding under a child’s bed.

06/12/2014

New Jersey Driver's License (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Sponsor Pulls N.J. Legislation On Illegal Immigrant Driver’s Licenses

Assemblyman Reed Gusciora pulled the proposal from Thursday’s Assembly’s Transportation Committee agenda, saying the bill needs more work.

06/12/2014

Kevin Roper appears in court on June 11, 2014. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Kevin Roper, Driver Charged In Tracy Morgan Crash, Pleads Not Guilty

The truck driver charged in the fatal crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that also injured comedian Tracy Morgan and several other people pleaded not guilty at an initial court appearance Wednesday.

06/11/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT Quietly Releases Revised Hazard Response Plan

Transit spokesman John Durso Jr. said the plan is designed to address all hazards, not just major storms.

06/11/2014

FILE -- Outside E.C. Electroplating Plant in Garfield, N.J. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Garfield Residents Worry After EPA Says It Can’t Afford To Clean Polluted Site

Residents in Garfield are living in fear after the federal government said it doesn’t have the money to clean up land contaminated by cancer-causing chromium.

06/11/2014

Gov. Chris Christie

Judge To Hear Lawsuit Opposing Christie’s Planned Pension Cuts

The State Troopers union argues the governor cannot take $2.4 billion from public workers’ pensions to fill a big budget gap. A Mercer County judge will hear the case.

06/06/2014

Salt water taffy (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Fifth-Graders Push For NJ Lawmakers To Name Salt Water Taffy The State Candy

An Assembly committee on Thursday approved a bill that would give salt water taffy the designation.

06/05/2014

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Operator Dead After Excavation Crane Slides Into Newark Bay

According to published reports, a witness claims to have seen the crane operator inside the machine at the time of the accident.

06/05/2014

FILE -- Firefighters battle a brush fire in Carlstadt, N.J., in April 2012. (Credit: Getty Images)

Departments Struggle To Recruit Volunteer Firefighters In Bergen County

Volunteer fire departments in Bergen County and beyond are struggling to recruit firefighters, forcing many municipalities to juggle their budgets so that they can pay firefighters.

06/04/2014

Rescue workers on the scene of an internal collapse in Maplewood, N.J. on May 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead, 1 Hurt After Internal Building Collapse In Maplewood

The collapse happened Friday morning at the Coda Kitchen and Bar on Maplewood Avenue.

05/30/2014

John Jordan faces murder and weapons charges in connection with his wife's death. (Credit: Greenville County Detention Center)

NJ Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of Estranged Wife Pleads Not Guilty

Police said 47-year-old John Jordan killed his estranged wife, 39-year-old Tracey Jordan, in her Lodi apartment earlier this month and then fled to South Carolina with their children.

05/29/2014

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Linden, N.J. Police Hunt Dealer Who Sold Pot To 14-Year-Old Boy

The boy’s parents found two small bags of marijuana in his bookbag Tuesday night and called police.

05/29/2014

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