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New Jersey Motorists Not Keen On Possible Gas Tax Increase

Among the proposals being discussed in Trenton, the state’s 14.5-cent gas tax could double, or even triple.

16 hours ago

Alina Tsarnaev appears in Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. (credit: Jefferson Siegel/Pool)

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects’ Sister Faces NYC Judge In Harlem Bomb Threat Case

A defense lawyer says the Boston Marathon bombing suspects’ sister denies making phone threats, allegations that have resulted in a harassment charge.

22 hours ago

Authorities at the scene of a police-involved shooting in Asbury Park, N.J. on Sept. 29, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Allegedly Armed With Knife Shot By Police In Asbury Park

Authorities are investigating a police-involved shooting that happened Monday morning on Main Street near Sewall Avenue.

09/29/2014

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N.J. Medical Technician Accused Of Videotaping Kids, Collecting Child Porn

A New Jersey medical technician was arrested and charged Friday with secretly videotaping prepubescent children for whom he was administering treatment, as well as collecting child pornography.

09/26/2014

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Owner Found Shot To Death In Back Of Newark Variety Store

Police were investigating Friday afternoon after a man was found shot to death in the back of a store in Newark.

09/26/2014

A 4-year-old boy who attended the Yardville Elementary School in Hamilton, N.J. died on Thursday, Sept. 25, and authorities are investigating whether he was suffering from enterovirus D68. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials Investigate Whether Enterovirus D68 Caused N.J. 4-Year-Old’s Death

A New Jersey pre-schooler is dead after suffering an unidentified illness, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will test to see if the now-infamous enterovirus D68 might have been the cause.

09/26/2014

A nor'easter is expected to bring heavy rain to the Tri-State Area on Thursday, Sept. 24. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nor’easter To Plow Into Tri-State Area Thursday, Stick Around All Day

The first nor’easter of the fall season will plow its way into the Tri-State Area Thursday morning, and is expected to affect the morning commute and stick around all day.

09/24/2014

Kyle DeMattia parked his Jeep on the sidewalk to send a message to a Corvette driver who took up to spaces in Clifton, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Sends Message To New Jersey Corvette Driver Who Takes Up 2 Spaces

We’ve all seen it – people with expensive cars parking sideways across two spaces. One fed-up man in Clifton, New Jersey, found a harmless way to get revenge.

09/24/2014

Gov. Chris Christie (left; credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images) and Connecticut GOP gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley. (right; credit: John Woike-Pool/Getty Images)

Christie Stumps For Foley In Connecticut, Says He Needs To Focus On Economy

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, chairman of the Republican Governors Association, said Tuesday that Connecticut is one of the top two gubernatorial races in the country.

09/23/2014

Playgrounds double as teacher parking lots at two elementary schools in Newark. (Credit: CBS 2)

Playgrounds Double As Teacher Parking Lots In Some Newark Schools

At the Lafayette Street elementary school in the Ironbound section of Newark, CBS 2 found students running around between parked cars – some of them even leaning against them during recess.

09/23/2014

(Clockwise from top left): Hanif Thompson, Basim Henry, Karif Ford, and Kevin are charged in a shooting and carjacking that left a Hoboken attorney dead at the Short Hills Mall. (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Grand Jury Indicts 4 Suspects In Short Hills Mall Slaying Last Year

Four men were indicted Wednesday on charges that they shot and killed a man during a carjacking at the Short Hills Mall in New Jersey last December.

09/22/2014

A dump truck caught fire after ripping down power lines in Teterboro, New Jersey on Monday, Sept. 22. (Credit: Rob Munoz)

Dump Truck Rips Down Power Lines, Catches Fire In Teterboro, N.J.

A fire broke out in Teterboro Monday afternoon, when a dump truck hit power lines and knocked them down from multiple utility poles.

09/22/2014

The White House (Credit, Randy Yagi)

New Jersey Man Charged In Second White House Intrusion Incident

The second person arrested in 24 hours for trespassing at the White House was in a car with New Jersey license plates.

09/20/2014

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2 Bodies Found In Raritan River In Perth Amboy

Two bodies were found in the Raritan River in New Jersey Saturday, but authorities said the deaths do not appear to be related.

09/20/2014

A long line forms for cheap gas at a Costco in Edison, New Jersey. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Crowds Flock To New Jersey Gas Stations As Prices Drop

Low gas prices drew big crowds at service stations in New Jersey Saturday.

09/20/2014

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