New Jersey

Oradell Reservoir

Concerns Rise As Water Levels Drop In Bergen County Reservoirs

United Water spokesman Steve Goudsmith said New Jersey reservoirs are down to 45 percent capacity.


New child safety seat regulations were set to take effect in New Jersey this week. (Credit: CBS2)

New Child Safety Seat Rules Go Into Effect In New Jersey

Children under age 2 and who weigh less than 30 pounds must be secured in a rear-facing seat that is equipped with a five-point harness.


Justin Tran

Volunteer Firefighter In New Jersey Accused Of Calling In False Alarms

According to authorities, the teen made numerous phone calls reporting suspicious odors and smoke conditions, which proved unfounded.


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Summer Bummer: Many New Jersey Students Heading Back To Class Before Labor Day

With Labor Day occurring late this year, many schools in New Jersey are opening next week — ahead of the unofficial end of summer.


An A&P store on December 13, 2010 in Jersey City, New Jersey.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

A&P Stores To Lay Off Nearly 4,000 New Jersey Workers On Thanksgiving Day

The A&P grocery store chain has told nearly 4,000 workers at 45 New Jersey stores that they face layoffs on Thanksgiving Day.


A "Welcome to New Jersey" sign is seen in the front of the New Jersey Department of Transportation headquarters in Ewing, N.J. (Credit: Famartin/Wikimedia Commons)

Poll: Three-Quarters Of Residents Proud To Live In Garden State

While only 18 percent of those in the Rutgers-Eagleton poll said they had little or no pride about living in the Garden State and 56 percent said they exhibit “a lot” of pride.


A dolphin spotted in the South River in Old Bridge, NJ drew a crowd of onlookers on Wednesday afternoon. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials: Dolphin Spotted Along South River Has Died

The dolphin died despite the efforts of marine officials who sought to coax it away from the area.


Long Branch beach

Expert Warns Of Dangerous Rip Currents As Storm Passes Off New Jersey Coast

The best and oldest advice: swim near a lifeguard.


Officials announce safety improvements to the Elmwood Park, NJ rail crossing on Aug. 3, 2015. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

New Safety Improvements Unveiled At Dangerous Elmwood Park Rail Crossing

A dangerous rail crossing in Elmwood Park, New Jersey is getting a high-tech safety makeover.


The dog's owner, Andrea Whitelock, says she was heartbroken when she realized Diamond, who she had let outside for a few minutes, was missing.

Video Shows Woman Stealing Dog From NJ Driveway

Now the owner is pleading with the woman who took Diamond to return her.


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Prices At Gas Pumps Continue To Fall In New Jersey

This marks the sixth straight week that pump prices have fallen in New Jersey.


A "Welcome to New Jersey" sign is seen in the front of the New Jersey Department of Transportation headquarters in Ewing, N.J. (Credit: Famartin/Wikimedia Commons)

Poll: New Jerseyans’ Opinion Of Garden State Hits 35-Year Low

According to a new Monmouth University poll, 55 percent of New Jerseyans have a positive opinion about living in the state.


FILE - A body camera worn by a police officer. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

New Jersey Troopers Getting Body Cameras Under New Policy

New Jersey is buying 1,000 body cameras to equip all its state troopers who are out on the road and announced policies for local police on how the cameras should be used.


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Car Crashes Into New Jersey Dunkin Donuts

The accident happened around noon at the restaurant on Prospect Street in Glen Rock.


Spotswood EMT killed

Police: EMT Killed After Car Slams Into Ambulance In East Brunswick

The accident happened around 8 a.m. at the intersection of Ryder Lane and Cranbury Road in East Brunswick.