New Jersey

Water flows from a tap (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Experts Say Brutal Winter Is To Blame For Bad Taste Left By Salty Tap Water

The brutal winter may be to blame for tap water that’s leaving a bad taste in the mouths of some New Jersey residents.

03/25/2015

David Burroughs (Credit: handout/New Jersey State Police)

NJ Troopers Arrest Man On State’s Top 12 Most Wanted List

David Burroughs, of Jersey City, was put on the state’s Top 12 Most Wanted Fugitive list in 2013.

03/25/2015

Drivers in Jersey City on Monday, March 23. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Back On Top Among Costliest States For Auto Insurance

New Jersey has returned to the top of the list for the costliest auto insurance in America, according to a report issued Monday.

03/23/2015

(clockwise from top left) Daniel Gomez, Julio Ponce, Gino Manna, Michael Puig, and John Cando are charged in a string of burglaries in New Jersey. (Credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutors: More Than 40 New Jersey Burglaries Solved With Arrests

A six-month investigation has led to the arrest in 42 burglaries in New Jersey, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s office announced Wednesday.

03/18/2015

Potholes (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey DOT Tries To Tackle 300,000 Potholes

Department of Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox said the harsh winter is to blame for the uptick in potholes.

03/14/2015

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)

New Report Chronicles Poor Track Record For New Jersey Pension Payments

A report showing New Jersey’s poor track record at paying into its public pension system has come out just as Gov. Chris Christie navigates his latest proposal through a hostile state Legislature to scale back a promised payment.

03/11/2015

TD Bank in Cranford, New Jersey (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Thieves Tried To Steal ATM From TD Bank In Cranford, New Jersey

Police are investigating an attempted ATM theft in Cranford, New Jersey.

03/11/2015

A boy plunged from the window at the Grant School in Dumont, New Jersey on Friday, March 6. The boy later died. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: 5th Grade Boy Dead After Jumping From Window At Dumont, N.J. School

A 10-year-old boy died Friday after police say he jumped from a second-story window at a school in Dumont, New Jersey.

03/06/2015

Authorities believe Michelle Cantatore is the wig-wearing robber who held up a bank in Glen Rock, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

FBI Arrests Suspected Glen Rock Wig-Wearing Bank Robber Michelle Cantatore

A woman believed to be the wig-wearing bandit responsible for an armed bank robbery in Glen Rock, New Jersey has been caught, according to officials.

03/06/2015

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Neighbors Outraged Over ‘White History Month’ Sign In Flemington Deli Window

The sign in the window of Jimbo’s Deli on Main Street says “Celebrate your white heritage in March. White History Month.”

03/04/2015

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Christie Omits NJ’s ‘Transportation Trust Fund’ From Budget Address

Gov. Chris Christie made news on the state’s beleaguered Transportation Trust Fund this week by not mentioning it in his 25-minute budget address.

02/27/2015

Students take the computer-based PARCC test at a New Jersey school. (Credit: CBS2)

Some NJ Parents Fear Consequences If Students Opt Out Of PARCC Exams

An unprecedented number of students are opting out of standardized tests. But parents may not be aware of the consequences for refusing the PARCC test.

02/27/2015

A Clifton man has proposed changes to the American flag that would give stars a more prominent spot. (Credit: CBS2)

Clifton Man Hopes Obama Will Take Notice Of Proposed Changes To American Flag

A New Jersey man hopes his redesign of the U.S. flag will win the hearts of Americans.

02/26/2015

This couple is living in fear in Lakewood, New Jersey after testifying against a gang member in the murder of a police officer. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Couple Living In Fear After Testifying In Lakewood, N.J. Cop’s Murder Trial

A couple witnessed a murder and testified against the suspect, but now, they are living in fear. They gave their first interview to CBS2’s Christine Sloan on Wednesday.

02/25/2015

Police are looking into whether the three bank robbers pictured above are the same woman or different people (Credit: CBS2)

Police Probe If Female Bank Robber In Darien Is Linked To 2 Other Bank Robberies

Police are investigating if a woman who robbed a Darien, Connecticut bank Tuesday is connected to two other robberies.

02/25/2015

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