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Sayreville High School (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Calls Sayreville High School Football Hazing Allegations ‘Extraordinarily Disturbing’

Gov. Chris Christie has expressed outrage at allegations of hazing and intimidation surrounding Sayreville High School’s football team.

10/09/2014

** FILE **An adult emerald ash borer is shown in this photo released by Michigan State University. (AP Photo/Michigan State University Photo)

N.J. Entomologist Warns Of Pesky Emerald Ash Borer 

It’s a tiny, little thing smaller than a penny and about a half-inch long, but it can cause major damage.

10/08/2014

Sen. Menendez proposes legislation to curb flow of counterfeit dresses into U.S. (Credit: Sen. Menendez's Office)

Sen. Menendez Cracks Down On Counterfeit Wedding And Prom Gowns Entering US

An estimated 700,000 counterfeit bridal and prom dresses make their way into the country each year, costing U.S. shops over $1 billion a year, Menendez said.

10/03/2014

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12 N.J. Community Colleges To Share $15M In Funding

New Jersey’s two U.S. senators say 12 of the state’s community colleges will be sharing $15 million in federal funding.

10/02/2014

Cynthia Fernandez says she quit after being ordered to stop saying, "God bless you" as a toll taker on the Garden State Parkway. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ex-NJ Toll Taker Who Claims She Was Ordered To Stop Saying ‘God Bless You’ Files Lawsuit

A former Garden State Parkway toll collector has filed a lawsuit because she claims a supervisor told her to stop saying “God bless you” to motorists.

10/02/2014

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

Proposed Amendment Would Allow NJ Governor To Retain Powers When Traveling

Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon, R-Monmouth, said the 1947 amendment was approved at a time when communication was more challenging.

10/01/2014

State Police are investigating a crash between a tractor-trailer and a car on I-80 in Saddle Brook, NJ on Oct. 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead In Wrong-Way Crash On I-80 In Saddle Brook

Trooper Alina Spies said a car was heading east in the westbound lanes when it hit the tractor-trailer in Saddle Brook early Wednesday.

10/01/2014

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Senior Citizens Outraged After N.J. Cracks Down On Lunchtime Bingo Game

A group of senior citizens are outraged after they say they were banned from playing bingo.

09/26/2014

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

New Jersey Pol Floats Idea Of Allowing Booze On Atlantic City Beaches, Boardwalk

Tom Kean Jr., New Jersey’s Senate Republican leader, says Atlantic City should loosen up about letting people carry open containers of alcohol.

09/25/2014

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New Jersey Lawmakers Discuss How To Replenish Transportation Fund

The issue has become one of New Jersey’s main political conundrums.

09/24/2014

A machine works on a demolition of a house one year after being partially destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, October 29, 2013 in Dover Beach North, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

New Jersey Given Almost $1.5B In Federal Transit Grants

Senator Bob Menendez says the projects that will start over the next few months will work to stop flood-related problems like the ones after Superstorm Sandy two years ago.

09/19/2014

FILE - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Chris Christie Slams Legislative Panel Investigating Bridgegate

Christie accused committee members of being more interested in getting their names in the newspapers and on television, and he urged them to finish up their work.

09/18/2014

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Gov. Christie Addresses Criticism Of Not Naming Lt. Governor While Traveling

Gov. Chris Christie has been spending a lot of time traveling outside of New Jersey, without naming an acting governor while he’s gone.

09/18/2014

A heroin needle (credit: ClipArt.com)

21 Bills Introduced To Fight New Jersey Heroin Use, Addiction

New Jersey lawmakers are stepping up to try and fight the heroin epidemic.

09/17/2014

A firefighter stands at the scene of a massive fire that destroyed dozens of businesses along an iconic Jersey shore boardwalk on September 13, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rebuilding Slow For Seaside Park Businesses Year After Boardwalk Fire

Rebuilding is slow one year after a fire devoured more than four blocks of boardwalk and destroyed more than 50 businesses in two New Jersey shore towns.

09/12/2014

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