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A pothole on Long Island (file/credit: Mike Xiriniachs/WCBS 880)

New App Makes It Easier To Find, Report Potholes

Any drivers around the five boroughs of New York City or in New Jersey can now download an app to help others spot where the potholes are.

03/01/2014

The George Washington Bridge (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fort Lee 911 Tapes Detail Gridlock During GWB Lane Closures

For four days in September, traffic jams ostensibly orchestrated for political purposes clogged streets and trapped motorists in their cars for hours.

02/28/2014

Car thieves targeted high-end SUVs, Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman. (credit: CBS 2)

Dozens Charged In Alleged NY, NJ Car Theft Ring

Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman said more than 160 vehicles with a value of more than $8 million were recovered in the 10-month investigation dubbed “Operation Jacked.”

02/27/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address on Feb. 26, 2014 in Trenton. (credit: Getty Images)

Christie: Without Pension Fix, New Jersey Could Be Headed Toward Bankruptcy

The governor said Detroit filed for bankruptcy over an $11 billion hole — $9 1/2 billion of that which was owed to the pension system. New Jersey, Christie said, is $52 billion behind on pension payments.

02/26/2014

Hot drink at Dunkin' Donuts (file/credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

NJ Woman Sues Dunkin’ Donuts After Getting Burns From Hot Cider

The lawsuit is seeking punitive damages because attorney Amos Gern said his client sustained permanent scars on her thighs.

02/21/2014

NJ Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting in Monmouth County on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Talks Sandy, Not Bridge Scandal, At Town Hall

Thursday’s town hall meeting in Monmouth County was the first since a political payback scandal engulfed his administration.

02/20/2014

A building collapse at the West Rock Indoor Sports and Entertainment Complex in Nanuet on Feb. 14, 2014. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Heavy Snow Causing Roofs To Collapse Across Tri-State Area

Authorities say heavy, wet snow is putting a serious strain on many buildings around the area.

02/14/2014

Snow-Covered Road In Mahwah, New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

Nor’easter Wallops New Jersey

Thursday’s nor’easter blanketed New Jersey, leaving many communities buried underneath more than a foot of snow.

02/13/2014

A man walks past a large pile of snow created by snowplows on Broadway near Lincoln Center. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Winter Storm Blowing Into Tri-State Area

Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.

02/12/2014

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

State Lawmakers Say Possible Casinos In Jersey City, Camden, Newark On The Table

New Jersey’s senate president says if gambling is ever expanded beyond Atlantic City, the Meadowlands is no sure bet.

02/07/2014

Helping his daddy shovel with a much smaller shovel!!!
Michael of Lynbrook, L.I. (Credit: Jennifer Ciano Morgan)

Spring Breaks May Be Cut Short With Snow Days Stacking Up

The Paterson, N.J. school district set aside five days and have already used four. The district could opt to add school days at the end of June or take away some of the scheduled days off in April if they go over five snow days.

02/07/2014

Heroin (file/credit: Hassan Ammar/AFP/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: Heroin To Blame For Most Ocean County Overdoses

Officials said prescription pills go for about $20 or $25 each on the black market, but a hit of heroin is just $3 to $5.

02/06/2014

MetLife Stadium will host Super Bowl XLVIII (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

East Rutherford Mayor Gets Super Bowl Invite From Indianapolis Colts Owner

Mayor James Cassella has complained that the NFL has been treating the Super Bowl like a New York event and mentioned that he had not even been invited to the game, that is until now.

01/30/2014

Super Bowl signs are seen at MetLife Stadium on Jan. 27, 2014, as the venue is prepared to host Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

With Super Bowl Days Away, NJ Officials Continue Crackdown On Human Trafficking

Many believe New Jersey’s sprawling highway system, proximity to New York City and diverse population make it an attractive base of operations for traffickers.

01/29/2014

A man smokes a joint (file/credit: NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmaker Wants Garden State To Be Next To Legalize Pot

State Sen. Nicholas Scutari said his plan to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana would create needed tax revenues and allow police to focus on enforcing other crimes.

01/24/2014

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