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Officials: Jersey Shore Is Ready For Memorial Day Weekend

Officials in New Jersey say the Shore is ready for the unofficial kickoff to the summer season.

05/22/2014

Gov. Chris Christie speaks at his inauguration on Jan. 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Newtown Parents Call On NJ Gov. Chris Christie To Sign Ammo Bill

Parents of children killed in the 2012 Newtown, Conn., school shooting joined Democrats Thursday in calling on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to sign a ban on ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.

05/22/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at a news briefing during the Republican Governors Association's quarterly meeting on May 21, 2014 in New York City.  Appearing with Christie was South Carolina Gov. Nikki R. Haley, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. As Christie continues to move towards a potential 2016 presidential campaign, the ongoing bridge scandal and a New Jersey budget deficit threaten to undermine any campaign if he were to join the race.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Christie Blames Democrats For N.J. Budget Problems At GOP Governor’s Meeting

A defiant New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday shrugged off a mounting budget crisis and blamed Democrats for economic problems in the state that threaten to further taint his presidential ambitions.

05/21/2014

Quattro suffered severe head damage and two broken legs and had to have an eye removed. He later died. (credit: Facebook)

Pet Rescuer, Police Look To Honor Teen Who Stopped Cat Torture

A cat rescuer and police want to honor a 14-year-old boy who stepped in as a group of children and tortured a cat in Paterson and then brought the cat home in an effort to save it.

05/21/2014

Ringwood Manor (Photo/Wikipedia from 'Dmadeo')

New Jersey Couple Accused Of Breaking Into Ringwood Manor

Robert and Donna Prevete are accused of breaking into Ringwood Manor, an old mansion restored with valuable artifacts.

05/16/2014

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N.J. Officials Warn Teens Of Sexting Dangers After Video Of Alleged Sex Act Posted Online

New Jersey officials are working to make teenagers more aware of the dangers of sexting after a 15-year-old Dickinson High School student was accused of posting a video online of what’s described as an off-campus sex act with a 13-year-old girl.

05/16/2014

Paterson mayor-elect Jose "Joey" Torres' home was broken into on election night. (credit: Facebook/Jose Joey Torres

Paterson Mayor-Elect’s Home Burglarized On Election Night

Police are not sure if the burglars knew they were targeting Jose “Joey” Torres or whether the election night heist was just a coincidence.

05/15/2014

Ras Baraka

Newark Mayor-Elect Ras Baraka Ready To Get To Work

Ideally, Newark Mayor-elect Ras Baraka would like some time off after his win Tuesday. “But your mind is racing,” Baraka told WCBS 880’s Levon Putney on Wednesday.

05/14/2014

Police lights (credit: ClipArt.com)

Bergen County Officials Investigate Early Morning Fatal Hit-And-Run Accident

Detectives were investigating the eastbound stretch of Route 4 near the crash site trying to figure out how the man was hit and killed. The victim’s body was found at 4:15 a.m.

05/14/2014

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

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