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Prayer

Carteret Mayor To Feds: Take ‘Godless’ Naturalization Ceremony Elsewhere

A Middlesex County town is refusing to hold a naturalization ceremony at borough hall, claiming federal immigration officials are refusing to allow them to begin with a prayer.

05/09/2014

Beachgoers visit the beach and boardwalk on May 27, 2013 in Belmar, N.J. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Belmar Beaches, Boardwalk To Go Smoke-Free As Of Memorial Day

A year-round smoking ban in the Jersey Shore town will take effect on Memorial Day weekend. Electronic cigarettes are not part of the ban.

05/08/2014

Someone surfs Facebook (Credit: Getty Images)

Jersey City Boy, 15, Arrested For Allegedly Posting Video Of Sex Act With 13-Year-Old On Facebook

Police said the video was taken down. The boy faces two counts of invasion of privacy.

05/08/2014

Three children were struck and injured by a vehicle driven by the city fire director in New Brunswick, N.J. on Tuesday, May 6. (Credit: CBS 2)

Children Struck By New Brunswick Fire Official’s SUV Speak Exclusively To CBS 2

The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office said Robert Rawls was on duty and driving a city-owned SUV when the accident occurred on Livingstone Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

05/07/2014

Snow Plow Rage

Winter 2014 Set Record For New Jersey DOT Costs

he state Transportation Department spent $138 million on state highways, “which is about the total of what we spent the past three years combined,” New Jersey Department of Transportation spokesman Steve Schapiro said.

05/07/2014

Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman. (credit: Office of the Attorney General)

New Jersey’s Acting AG Won’t Confirm Or Deny Bridgegate Investigation

Acting Attorney General John Hoffman says it’s office policy not to comment on “the status or existence” of criminal investigations into last September’s George Washington Bridge lane closures.

05/02/2014

Flooded streets in Howard Beach, Queens on Thursday, May 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Tri-State Area Hit With Flooding, Mudslides Caused By Soaking Rain

The New York City Office of Emergency Management said residents impacted by Wednesday’s flooding should contact 311 to report damage to their homes or businesses. New Yorkers can also report any damage at nyc.gov/311.

05/01/2014

(Credit: AP)

N.J. Attorney General: 12 Indicted In Multi-Million Dollar Accident Fraud Scheme

Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced Thursday a 45-count indictment charging 12 people with racketeering, conspiracy, criminal use of runners and other related charges.

05/01/2014

Newark Flooding

Heavy Rain Soaks Tri-State Area, Leaves Drivers Stranded In Floodwaters

Torrential rain left roads flooded and impassable, caused major traffic and transit delays, and even caused a mudslide Wednesday – and the rain was expected to persist to affect the Thursday morning commute.

04/30/2014

A woman smokes in a Times Square pedestrian island on September 16, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Legislation Takes Aim At Smoking At NJ Beaches

State Assemblywoman Valerie Huttle told WCBS 880’s Levon Putney beachgoers should not have to sit next to smokers when they return to the Jersey Shore this summer.

04/25/2014

The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers Receive Subpoena On GWB Probe

New Jersey lawmakers investigating the traffic jams at the heart of the scandal engulfing Gov. Chris Christie said Friday that federal prosecutors have ordered them to share documents they have gathered.

04/25/2014

A brush fire is seen near a ballfield in Ocean County, N.J., on April 24, 2014. (credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS 2)

Multiple Forest Fires Rage In Ocean County, N.J.

The fire began shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday in a remote spot in Cumberland County off the Delaware Bay.

04/24/2014

Using the phone (File Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Woman Calling NJ TRANSIT Customer Service Reaches Dating Line Instead

The transit agency surrendered the number in question in 2008. The phone company apparently reassigned it.

04/24/2014

Authorities are investigating a fire at James Monroe Elementary School in Edison, NJ on March 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Displaced James Monroe Elementary Students Get Lesson In Giving Back

The 500 students displaced by last month’s 6-alarm fire have been back learning in makeshift classrooms on the campus of Middlesex County College.

04/23/2014

Gavel

NJ Woman Who Wants ‘8THEIST’ Custom License Plate Sues State Motor Vehicle Commission

Shannon Morgan, of Leesburg, filed the suit Thursday in federal court, saying the agency violated her First Amendment rights by rejecting a plate reading “8THEIST.”

04/18/2014

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