Levon Putney

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

Ex-Port Authority Official Reportedly To Plead Guilty In GWB Lane Closure Scandal

A guilty plea could soon come from the man who ordered the controversial lane closures at the George Washington Bridge.

04/30/2015

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

NJ Republicans Blast Sweeney’s Plan To Tax Millionaires

State Senate President Steve Sweeney plans to introduce a tax on millionaires in order to help the state make a nearly $3 billion public pension payment.

04/29/2015

NYPD Sgt. Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera during a media press conference on December 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New Jersey’s 3 Largest Cities Team Up To Buy Body Cameras For Police Officers

New Jersey’s three largest cities have teamed up to buy body cameras for their police officers to wear.

04/24/2015

Armoni Sexton

Man Charged In Deadly Paterson Drive-By Shooting Pleads Not Guilty

Gregory Oliver, 20, is charged with murder, three counts of attempted murder and weapons possession in the death of 15-year-old Armoni Sexton.

04/23/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie Rips Democratic Lawmakers Over Pension Lawsuit

Gov. Chris Christie is accusing Democratic lawmakers of “essentially suing themselves” for getting involved in a lawsuit over pension payments.

04/23/2015

CBS2's cameras caught a coyote running around in the area of Riverside Park on the Upper West Side, on Wednesday, April 22. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: CBS2 News Crew Comes Face To Face With Coyote Near Riverside Park

The coyote was spotted around 5 a.m. at Riverside Park along the Hudson River, between 96th and 79th streets, police said.

04/22/2015

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Garden State Farmers Looking to Boost Interest In Local Farms, Nurseries

Now that it’s time to spruce up the flower beds, Garden State farmers are looking for business.

04/18/2015

Beach replenishment efforts on the Jersey Shore on Friday, April 17, 2015. (Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Beach Replenishment Efforts Under Way Along Jersey Shore

Efforts were under way this week to replenish the sand on the beaches between Monmouth and Cape May counties in New Jersey.

04/17/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie Taken To Task Over Pension Funding At Town Hall Meeting

After a couple of days in New Hampshire, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was back in his home state Thursday – and he got an earful at a town hall meeting in Hasbrouck Heights.

04/16/2015

Customs officers & passenger take precautions during an Ebola scare at Newark International Airport. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Health Officials: Ebola Monitoring Has Cost New Jersey $2.6 Million

The state Health Department said 641 of the more than 1,400 people traveling from Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone from October to March were monitored for Ebola for 21 days.

04/15/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting on April 15, 2015, in Londonderry, N.H. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

NJ Senate President Rips Christie’s Social Security Proposal

Speaking in New Hampshire on Tuesday, Christie unveiled his national proposal to reform the Social Security system, which includes reducing payments for those making over $80,000 while phasing out Social Security altogether for those bringing in over $200,000.

04/15/2015

Vitamin E could slow the progression of moderate Alzheimer's disease, a study found. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Town To Employ ‘Care Trak’ To Locate Mental Health Patients Prone To Wandering

A north Jersey town is getting ready to roll out a way to keep tabs on any autistic or Alzheimer’s patients who are prone to wander off.

04/10/2015

A recent dispute inside the Mahwah town council between members and the mayor got heated. (Photo: CBS2)

New Jersey Councilwoman Apologizes For Profanity-Laced Tirade

A northern New Jersey councilwoman has apologized for a profanity-laced tirade aimed at the mayor that included two middle fingers that was streamed live online. But the finger pointing over who was at fault continues.

04/10/2015

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NJ Lawmakers Look To Get Tough On ‘Swatting’

Under one bill, anyone busted for making a hoax call to 911 would be liable for the the cost incurred by police and first responders, said Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, D-Union.

04/09/2015

Veterans Affairs Medical Center in New York (file / credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Report: Percentage Of Long Wait Times At NJ VA Hospitals Lower Than National Average

Almost 6,000 medical appointments for veterans were delayed at least a month from September to February in New Jersey, including at one Vineland clinic that fared particularly poorly.

04/09/2015

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