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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

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cops To Keep Close Eye On Super Bowl Fans

Police are blanketing midtown Manhattan with temporary surveillance cameras as one of many security measures being taken to protect visitors for the Super Bowl.

01/24/2014

Super Bowl XLVIII preps at MetLife Stadium as seen from Chopper 880, Jan. 17, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Want To See More Jersey Pride In Run-Up To Super Bowl XLVIII

It seems Sen. Robert Menendez is a little tired of hearing about New York hosting the Super Bowl.

01/23/2014

FILE--Snow covers a street in Hoboken, N.J. (credit: Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Plumbers Flush With Work During Cold Snaps

This month’s extreme cold has been great for Graham Peters’ paycheck, but it’s bad news for his customers’ pipes.

01/22/2014

Winter weather creates slick conditions on roads in Bergen County, N.J. (Credit CBS 2)

Drivers Urged To Slow Down As NJ Digs Out From Heavy Snow

New Jersey neighborhoods are humming with the sound of snow blowers and the scrape of snow shovels one day after a major storm left powdery snow across the state.

01/22/2014

Emergency responders try to rescue a man from a pipe at a water treatment plant in New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

Trespasser Freed From Pipe At United Water Plant In New Jersey, Faces Criminal Charges

United Water spokesman Rich Henning said the man broke into the plant that treats and pumps water for the township of Manalapan. Workers heard cries for help coming from a pipe around 7 a.m. Friday.

01/17/2014

Online gambling (file/credit: BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Online Gambling Revenues Come In Below Expectations

Atlantic City casinos brought in nearly $8.5 million in the first five weeks of online gambling. That figure is off track towards meeting the state’s projected $1.2 billion mark at the end of June and slightly below the expectations of Union Gaming Research.

01/15/2014

A crash on the NJ Turnpike due to icy road conditions on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. (credit: NJ State Police/Twitter)

Freezing Rain, Snow Causes Dangerous Driving Conditions

There have been numerous accidents reported on the southbound lanes of the Palisades Parkway near the George Washington Bridge.

01/10/2014

David Wildstein former director of interstate capital projects for the Port Authority waits to testify at a hearing held by the Assembly Transportation Committee January 9, 2014 in Trenton. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Ex-Christie Appointee Found In Contempt For Refusing To Answer Questions On GWB Lane Closures

David Wildstein asserted his right to remain silent on the advice of his lawyer. Wildstein refused to say where he previously worked and his lawyer said he would assert the right to remain silent to all questions.

01/09/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT To Moves Trains To Higher Ground

The transit agency said it is coming up with a way to redesign its existing county yard facility along the Northeast Corridor, south of New Brunswick, to turn it into a train storage and re-inspection facility.

01/09/2014

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

Christie ‘Outraged’ By ‘Unacceptable’ Email Exchanges Over GWB Lane Closures

Gov. Chris Christie responded Wednesday afternoon to email exchanges made public earlier in the day linking a top aide to the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal that’s been under investigation.

01/08/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train Stalled

NJ TRANSIT Chief: Weather, Infrastructure To Blame For Downed Power Lines

The train left about 1,000 passengers stranded for nearly two hours on cars without power or heat on an extremely frigid night.

01/08/2014

Snow covered balcony in Jersey City, N.J. on Jan. 3, 2013. (credit: Steve Scott/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Digs Out Following Snowstorm

New Jersey had a snow day Friday as schools, government offices and businesses closed for a winter storm that dropped up to 10 inches of snow in some areas and ushered in bitterly cold temperatures rarely seen in the region.

01/03/2014

A NJ TRANSIT bus crashes into a building in Paterson, NJ on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Driver Injured As NJ TRANSIT Bus Slides Down Hill, Into Paterson Business

The bus was on a hill and slid backwards due to the icy conditions, officials said.

01/03/2014

People walk through the snow during a winter storm in lower Manhattan on Jan. 2, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Fierce Winter Storm Hits Tri-State Area

A winter storm began bearing down on parts of the Tri-State area Thursday morning, promising heavy snow, strong winds and frigid temperatures

01/02/2014

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