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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

A brush fire burns Tuesday afternoon in the New Jersey Meadowlands. (credit: Steve Sandberg, 1010 WINS)

Carlstadt, Kearny & Ridgefield Deal With Brush Fires Burn Along NJ Turnpike

The fire could be seen Tuesday afternoon in the Meadowlands south of Exit 16W on the New Jersey Turnpike, 1010 WINS’ Steve Sandberg reported.

04/09/2013

The American Dream complex is seen from Chopper 880 - East Rutherford, NJ (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass)

Work To Resume Soon On American Dream Megamall In Meadowlands

After 10 years, the long-delayed retail and entertainment complex at New Jersey’s Meadowlands may finally be entering the homestretch.

03/07/2013

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Study: New Jersey Roads, Bridges Not As Bad As Assumed

The Reason Foundation found that the percentage of bridges across the country deemed deficient dropped from about 38 percent to about 24 percent nationally. In the Garden State, the percentage fell slightly, from 28.5 percent to 27.4 percent.

02/21/2013

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Widening Work On New Jersey Turnpike Set To Be Done By Fall 2014

Frustrated commuters will be glad to hear the massive work to widen a stretch of New Jersey Turnpike is closer to its end than its start.

12/16/2012

Traffic near the George Washington Bridge. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Turnpike Near GWB Reopens After Downed Pole Creates Traffic Mess

Earlier, both the express and local lanes of the turnpike were shut down in both directions around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, just west of the George Washington Bridge.

11/06/2012

I-195 Shield

Expect Continued Delays On I-195 After Truck Crash

The effects of Wednesday’s dump truck crash into an I-195 overpass near exit 7A on the New Jersey Turnpike are still being felt.

10/05/2012

New Jersey Turnpike - Oct. 3, 2012 (credit: New Jersey Turnpike Authority)

New Jersey Turnpike Reopens After Fatal Crash

A tractor trailer fire has caused damage to an overpass of I-195 that passes over the New Jersey Turnpike, which led to a closure of both roadways.

10/03/2012

Greg Nelson speaks to CBS 2 after his vehicle was struck by another car near Exit 9 of the New Jersey Turnpike on Wednesday night. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Man Thankful For ‘Second Chance In Life’ After Fiery Turnpike Crash

Greg Nelson was recovering at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital on Thursday following the horrific accident the night before.

09/20/2012

Traffic heading into New York City (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Your Future Commute – Thursday Is The New Friday For Traffic

What is the worst day of the week for traffic in the Tri-State area? The answer might surprise you.

09/13/2012

Henry Hudson Bridge Toll Plaza (file / credit: Google Maps)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Your Future Commute – New Tolls

The future will not be free. There will be tolls. But how you give up your money will change.

09/12/2012

Sen. Robert Menendez at a news conference announcing federal grant for North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue, Sept. 10, 2012. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

North Jersey Fire Department Awarded Federal Grant To Add Dozens More First Responders

Firefighters from North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue are often among the first on the scene for incidents at the Lincoln Tunnel, commuter train and Amtrak tunnels and the New Jersey Turnpike.

09/10/2012

Newark Tractor-Trailer Accident (credit: CBS 2)

Tractor-Trailer Hangs Off Exit Ramp On New Jersey Turnpike; Driver Killed In Crash

The driver of a tractor-trailer was killed Thursday morning after his rig crashed and partially went off an exit ramp on the New Jersey Turnpike.

08/30/2012

Trucks and cars drive down the New Jersey Turnpike. (Photo/file by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Police: Three People Seriously Hurt When Car, Tractor-Trailer Collide On N.J. Turnpike

The car eventually became pinned against a concrete barrier and was then dragged for about a half-mile before it and the truck struck another vehicle. The car then became stuck under the tractor-trailer.

08/25/2012

Vehicles approach a Garden State Parkway toll plaza (file / credit: Dough4872 via Wikipedia)

Tolls On Garden State Parkway Could Go All-Electronic

You’re not going to avoid a toll on the Garden State Parkway, but you might avoid stopping at a toll plaza.

06/11/2012

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