New Jersey Turnpike

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Turnpike Set To Open Newly Expanded Stretch

The $2.3 billion project means there will be six lanes, rather than three, in each direction between interchanges 6 and 9.

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Generators Outside Apartment Building In Belle Harbor (credit: CBS 2)

Following Sandy, 33 N.J. Gas Stations To Share Grant Money For Generators

A group of 33 New Jersey gas stations on and near storm evacuation routes have been approved for grant money by the state to install backup power supplies.

10/09/2014

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New Jersey Parole Board Files To Block Release Of Trooper Werner Foerster’s Killer

New Jersey’s parole board has filed in court to stop the release of a man convicted of killing a state trooper more than 40 years ago.

10/08/2014

Cynthia Fernandez says she quit after being ordered to stop saying, "God bless you" as a toll taker on the Garden State Parkway. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ex-NJ Toll Taker Who Claims She Was Ordered To Stop Saying ‘God Bless You’ Files Lawsuit

A former Garden State Parkway toll collector has filed a lawsuit because she claims a supervisor told her to stop saying “God bless you” to motorists.

10/02/2014

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Teen Killed, 3 Hurt In New Jersey Turnpike Crash

A New York City teenager was killed and three other people were seriously injured when a tractor-trailer and a minivan collided on the New Jersey Turnpike.

09/27/2014

Cynthia Fernandez says she quit after being ordered to stop saying, "God bless you" as a toll taker on the Garden State Parkway. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Toll Collector Says Ordered To Stop Saying, ‘God Bless You’

A toll taker in New Jersey said she was asked to stop saying, “God bless you,” after she told her boss that was how she thanked drivers.

09/10/2014

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Recalls Being Stopped On N.J. Turnpike

Holder recalled being pulled over twice on the New Jersey Turnpike and accused of speeding.

08/21/2014

A tractor-trailer is seen  hanging off an overpass after it crashed through a guardrail and caught fire along the New Jersey Turnpike on Aug. 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Driver Critically Injured In NJ Turnpike Crash That Left Tractor-Trailer Dangling Off Roadway

Emergency crews have rescued a truck driver who fell into a creek after his tractor-trailer crashed through a guardrail and caught fire along the New Jersey Turnpike.

08/19/2014

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CBS 2 Exclusive Video: Wild Police Chase On Routes 1 & 9 In New Jersey

In our exclusive video, you can see the scene a police pursued a suspected bank robber this morning on Route 1 & 9.

08/01/2014

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 01: Tracy Morgan poses at Mount Airy Casino Resort February 1, 2014 in Mt. Pocono, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bill McCay/Getty Images for Mount Airy Casino Resort)

Tracy Morgan Released From Rehabilitation Center, Sues Walmart Over Deadly Crash

Tracy Morgan has filed a lawsuit against Walmart over last month’s highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.

07/12/2014

Corey Pohan, center, appears in a New Jersey court on July 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect In Hell’s Kitchen Punch Video To Remain In NJ To Face Trespassing Charges

Corey Pohan, 32, was arrested Wednesday afternoon in New Jersey. He was charged with criminal trespassing after police said he climbed on top of a toll plaza on the New Jersey Turnpike while being transported to New York City.

07/11/2014

Corey Pohan (credit: NJ State Police)

Police: Man Wanted In Hell’s Kitchen Assault Arrested In NJ After Climbing On Top Of Toll Plaza

Corey Pohan, 32, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with criminal trespassing and as a fugitive from justice , police said.

07/10/2014

An overturned truck caused major delays on I-80 in New Jersey on Monday, June 30. (Credit: CBS 2)

Truck Fire, Accident Cause Major Delays On I-80 In New Jersey

Motorists on westbound Interstate 80 through New Jersey were seeing major delays during the Monday afternoon rush, due to two separate incidents involving trucks.

06/30/2014

Tracy Morgan speaks on stage at Spike TV's "Don Rickles: One Night Only" on May 6, 2014, in New York City.  (Credit: Getty Images)

Tracy Morgan’s Condition Upgraded 9 Days After Crash

Comedian Tracy Morgan was upgraded to fair condition Monday, nine days after a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike severely injured him and killed one of his friends.

06/16/2014

US Senator Cory Booker (R), D-NJ, poses with Senator Robert Menendez, D-NJ, after Booker's cermonial swearing-in in the Old Senate Chamber at the US Capitol on October 31, 2013 in Washington, DC.  AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Senators Fight Trucking Regulation Rollback In Wake Of Tracy Morgan Crash

In the wake of a crash that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan, New Jersey’s two senators were seeking Tuesday to block a measure they said would roll back safety regulations on the trucking industry.

06/16/2014

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