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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

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Christie Reminds Residents To Remain On Alert, Offers Assistance To Boston Following Fatal Blasts

Gov. Chris Christie said he has been in constant contact with his senior staff and the head of the state Department of Homeland Security who are keeping a close eye on the security situation across the state.

04/16/2013

Turkey (file / credit: clipart.com)

Driver Unhurt After Bird Crashes Through Windshield In New Jersey

State police say a large bird crashed into a driver’s windshield on Route 80 in Montville Monday morning.

04/08/2013

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

Two N.J. State Troopers Lose Jobs Over High-Speed Sports Car Escort

A New Jersey State Police sergeant who led an unauthorized escort of a high-speed sports car caravan to Atlantic City in 2012 pleaded guilty to altering the numbers on the license plates of his police car during the incident, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced Monday.

03/11/2013

New Jersey K9 Training

New Class Set To Graduate At New Jersey State Police K9 Academy

At the New Jersey State Police Canine Academy, a new class of brave dogs has been training to track down suspects and sniff out drugs – and soon, they will be four-legged officers with badges.

01/29/2013

Generators in use after Sandy (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

N.J. State Police Worker Accused Of Posing As Inspector To Steal Generator

New Jersey authorities say a civilian state police employee posed as an inspector to coerce two South Carolina men into giving her a generator they were selling in the days after Superstorm Sandy.

01/15/2013

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Police: Speeding Ticket Issued To N.J. State Assemblyman Was Not Improper

An internal state police investigation has found that a claim that New Jersey State Assemblyman Nelson Albano (D-Vineland) was improperly issued a speeding ticket earlier this year was unfounded.

12/02/2012

Timex Performance Center (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New York Giants Return From West Coast To Vandalized, Stolen Cars

A victorious return by the New York Giants from San Francisco was marred by what they found when they got home.

10/16/2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida, on August 28, 2012 during the Republican National Convention. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Christie Defends Use Of State Police As Security Detail

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie defended his use of his state police detail Tuesday, as he campaigned out of state for Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.

WCBS 880–10/09/2012

Lizbeth Vasquez (credit: NJSP)

Missing 10-Year-Old Long Branch Girl Found Safe

Lizbeth Vasquez was found at her school around 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

10/04/2012

A composite sketch of an unidentified man whose remains were found in Hamilton, New Jersey on July 20, 2011 (credit: New Jersey State Police)

NJ State Police Trying To Identify Remains Of Man Found In Hamilton

The man’s body was found in a wooded area back on July 20, 2011 in Hamilton off South Broad Street near the Interstate 295 overpass, an area frequented by transients and the homeless, according to investigators.

06/05/2012

Galioto (L) And Class (R) Credit:NJ State Police

Police: New Jersey Couple Arrested With Massive Amounts Of Drugs, Guns, And Cash

New Jersey State Police have arrested a Middletown Township couple for drug distribution and possession of a massive cache of weapons.

05/19/2012

Rush hour on the West Side Highway at 8:15 a.m. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: N.J. Cop Stops Traffic On West Side Highway Without Much Of An Explanation

It was morning rush hour in New York City, but things came to a dead stop on the West Side Highway for the convenience of a convoy of New Jersey police officers. Why were cops from across the river stopping traffic in New York?

05/09/2012

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