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James Wade Barclay pleaded guilty to sexually assault a 10-year-old girl but never showed up for sentencing. (credit: New Jersey State Police)

Cops: ‘Most Wanted’ Fugitive James Wade Barclay Nabbed After 25 Years On Lam

The agency’s fugitive unit arrested James Wade Barclay in Pennsylvania on Saturday after a multi-agency investigation.

04/07/2014

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New Jersey Cops: 6 Arrested, 2 Heroin Mills Dismantled

The arrests came during two traffic stops and the search of two homes in Paterson last weekend.

04/01/2014

Authorities outside the Renaissance Inn in Rutherford, NJ where law enforcement is investigating a suspicious white powder on Jan. 31, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Bergen County Exec: Suspicious Packages Sent To Several NJ Hotels Contained Corn Starch

Two days before the Super Bowl, the FBI and Hazmat crews were called in to investigate after packages containing white powder arrived at several hotels near the stadium.

01/31/2014

Emergency crews rushed to the scene of an accident involving a charter bus in Roxbury Township, N.J. Tuesday evening. (Credit: CBS 2)

Charter Bus Ends Up In Embankment On Route 80 In New Jersey

New Jersey State police said a charter bus carrying three people went down an embankment on the eastbound said of Route 80 at around 8:25 p.m.

01/21/2014

Super Bowl Security

Hudson River Patrols Set To Maintain Safety During Super Bowl

With the Super Bowl coming soon to MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, teams are not the only ones with a game plan.

01/20/2014

Super Bowl XLVIII preps at MetLife Stadium as seen from Chopper 880, Jan. 8, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

NJ State Police Launches ‘Getting To The Game’ Website Ahead Of Feb. 2 Super Bowl

The “Getting to the Game” website offers an interactive map showing real-time traffic delays in the area of MetLife Stadium. It also includes links to travel information from NJ TRANSIT and the Port Authority.

01/17/2014

A YouTube video shows a man punching a woman at the Jets game on Sunday. (Credit: YouTube)

Mother Of Man In Jets Fan Punching Video: Woman Was Aggressor

Official records show the man who apparently appears punching a female Patriots fan in the face at MetLife Stadium this weekend has a criminal past, but the man’s mother told CBS 2 his actions were in self-defense.

10/21/2013

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New Jersey Police Find Body In Farrington Lake, Believe It’s Missing Boater

Police say they believe they found the body of an elderly boater who went missing in Farrington Lake.

10/09/2013

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NJ State Police Targeting Speeders On I-80

New Jersey State police are teaming up with law enforcement across the country for the “I-80 Challenge Highway Safety Initiative.”

07/25/2013

New Jersey State Police (file / credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Search Effort Continues For Man Missing In Delaware River

The 38-year-old man was tubing with several others Saturday afternoon when his tube and the tube of his 14-year-old daughter both broke free. The two tubes then drifted toward the Pennsylvania side of the river and overturned.

06/30/2013

A man undergoes a sobriety test at a drunk driving checkpoint - File / Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

New Jersey State Police To Crack Down On DWI Throughout Summer

State police in New Jersey have been taking steps to make sure all the fun in the sun this summer will not turn into trouble on the roads.

06/29/2013

New Jersey Turnpike (file / via Wikipedia)

New Jersey Police Warn Of Carjackings By Fake Cops On Turnpike

New Jersey State Police don’t want the public to be alarmed, but they say there have been recent carjackings by people posing as undercover cops along the New Jersey Turnpike.

06/11/2013

Mike Goodson (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Jets RB Mike Goodson Arrested On Drug, Weapons Charges

New York Jets running back Mike Goodson is facing drug and weapons charges after he was found in a car with an acquaintance early Friday morning on Interstate 80 in New Jersey.

05/17/2013

Joanne Chesimard (credit: FBI)

FBI Adds Cop Killer Joanne Chesimard To Most Wanted Terrorist List

It was 40 years ago today that New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster was shot and killed along the New Jersey Turnpike. Joanne Chesimard was convicted and sentenced to life in prison.

05/02/2013

Red sticker on NJ license plate (file/credit: CBS 2)

Data: New Jersey’s Graduated License Laws Impacting Teen Driving Fatalities

In 2012, the state set a near record low with 20 drivers between the ages of 16 and 20 killed on state roadways. The data, prepared at the request of the New Jersey Teen Safe Driving Coalition, indicates that the numbers are on track to be even lower this year.

04/23/2013

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