Levon Putney

FILE -- Residential streets close to the shore remain flooded following Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Belmar, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Top FEMA Insurance Official Resigns; FEMA Sets Up Review Process For Sandy Claims

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have agreed to let Superstorm Sandy victims who think their insurance claims were not fairly paid out to undergo a review.

03/12/2015

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Turnpike Authority Unveils $300M Widening Project At Exit 14A In Bayonne

Motorists used to long waits to get through the New Jersey Turnpike tolls in Bayonne are in for some relief.

03/11/2015

NJ TRANSIT Chief: Will Try To Hold Fare Hikes To Single Digits

The head of NJ TRANSIT said Wednesday that a looming budget gap could force fare increases but that she will strive to make those less burdensome than the hikes instituted in 2010 that prompted heavy criticism from commuters.

03/11/2015

People and pets evacuated following an incident at Oradell Animal Hospital on March 6, 2015. (credit: Debby Hastings via Twitter)

MRI Explosion Causes Evacuation Of Oradell Animal Hospital In Paramus

The incident took place at around noon and left one person in critical condition,

03/06/2015

A woman waits in snow on 115th Street & Broadway on March 5, 2015. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

More Snow Settles In As Another Winter Storm Sweeps Into Tri-State Area

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New York City, Long Island and parts of New Jersey until 7 p.m. Thursday.

03/05/2015

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New Jersey Announces $225M Exxon Mobil Settlement

New Jersey announced a $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil on Thursday that state officials say is the largest environmental settlement in state history.

03/05/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie gives the annual State of the State address on January 13, 2015 in Trenton, New Jersey. Christie addressed topics ranging from state pensions to new drug addiction solutions.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Defends Budget Plan, Urges Parents To Not Opt Out Of PARCC During Town Hall Event

Gov. Chris Christie says the state would have to raise taxes to afford paying a court-mandated amount into the pension system for public sector employees.

03/04/2015

Bergen County Police Logo

Bergen County Freeholders Give Final Approval For Police, Sheriff Merger

Bergen County freeholders have given final approval to ordinances that will merge the County Police Department with the Sheriff’s Office.

02/27/2015

Kean University - Union, NJ (file / credit: Kean University)

Kean University Mistakenly Sends Out Acceptance Notices To Thousands Of Students

Most of the students who received the email had either incomplete applications or were pending decisions, according to the university.

02/27/2015

An NJ TRANSIT bus (credit: CBS2)

Possibility Of NJ TRANSIT Fare Hike Riles Up Riders

Some riders said they’re already seeing a deterioration in service and questioned why they should be asked to pay more.

02/26/2015

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT Weighs Possibility Of Fare Hikes, Service Cuts

NJ TRANSIT said Tuesday that fare hikes or service “adjustments” were a possibility as the transportation agency deals with a major budget gap.

02/25/2015

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)

NJ Senate President Says Transportation Trust Fund Is Key Priority

The Transportation Trust Fund is set to run out of money at the end of this fiscal year, June 30, to pay for roads and bridge repairs. But Gov. Chris Christie said nothing about it during his budget address Tuesday.

02/25/2015

Torah scribe Rabbi Reuven Yaacobov writes a paragraph of a Torah as part of the exhibition 'The Creation of the World' on July 10, 2014 at the Jewish Museum in Berlin. (Photo credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Rabbi Accused Of Employing Team To Force Jewish Husbands To Grant Wives Divorces

Lakewood Rabbi Mendel Epstein is known for helping Orthodox Jewish couples through divorces, but federal prosecutors say he, his son and two other rabbis went too far.

02/20/2015

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Heating Expert Urges Homeowners To Install Multiple CO Detectors

Airdex Heating and Cooling Company President Harvey Stoller said crews on many of their calls to fix or replace heaters have noticed a lack of carbon monoxide detectors.

02/20/2015

Anthony Tassello

Missing Middletown, NJ, Man Found In Florida

Anthony Tassello, 55, was last seen around 9:15 a.m. Monday and was reported missing later that evening by family members.

02/19/2015

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