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Standard & Poor’s Downgrades New Jersey’s Bond Rating To A-Plus

Standard & Poor’s announced its action Wednesday, saying the state still has a structural deficit even as the economy is improving.

04/09/2014

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New Jersey Man Accused Of Harassing Jewish Women As Part Of Gang Initiation

Rafael Laurano-Flores, 18, has been charged with obstruction, resisting arrest, bias intimidation and bias harassment, according to police in Lakewood, N.J.

04/09/2014

Andrew Jarzyk Billboard

Billboard Erected On I-78 As Frantic Search Continues For Andrew Jarzyk Of Hoboken

A billboard was mounted on Interstate 78 in New Jersey this week, as family members continue their frantic search for a Hoboken man who vanished 10 days ago.

04/09/2014

Samuel Woody (credit: Union County Prosecutor's Office)

Ex-Plainfield Officer Gets 6 Years For Official Misconduct, Criminal Sexual Contact

A jury found the 12-year veteran guilty in December, 2012 of falsely accusing a woman of crimes and threatening her with jail unless she performed a sexual act.

04/09/2014

A hearing of the New Jersey Joint Legislative Committee into the “Bridgegate” scandal. (Credit: CBS 2)

Tempers Flare Amid Partisan Bickering At ‘Bridgegate’ Committee Hearing

Democrats have warned that they will issue more subpoenas in the “Bridgegate” scandal that is threatening Gov. Chris Christie’s administration.

04/08/2014

Rocky the bobcat has been missing for more than a week (Credit: Ginny Fine/1010 WINS)

New Jersey Town On Alert After Pet Bobcat Gets Loose

A 38-pound bobcat named Rocky has been missing from his owner’s home in Stafford Township for more than a week.

04/05/2014

Parts of Route 139 will be closed on Sunday morning for roadwork ahead of a long project on the Pulaski Skyway. (Credit CBS 2)

Weekend Of Traffic Headaches Awaits Drivers Traveling Through New Jersey

Construction crews are scrambling to repave the lower portion of Route 139 ahead of work on the Pulaski Skyway that is set to begin later this month.

04/05/2014

Sparta, N.J. Bear In Tree

Sparta, N.J. Woman Captures Beautiful Pictures Of Family Of Bears

One New Jersey neighborhood was too big, and one was too small, but a mother bear and her cubs found a tree in a neighborhood that was just right.

04/04/2014

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Police: Woman Left Baby Outside In Stroller While Going Around Drunk

A woman was arrested and charged this week, after she allegedly left a child outside in a stroller while drunkenly walking into a restaurant in New Milford, N.J.

04/04/2014

Action Park

Action Park To Return At Mountain Creek Resort In New Jersey

For many growing up in New Jersey from the late 1970s until the early 1990s, it wouldn’t be summer without a trip to Action Park.

04/03/2014

Andrew Jarzyk, 27, has been missing since early Sunday, March 30, from Hoboken. (Credit: Hoboken Police)

Family Frantic As Andrew Jarzyk Of Hoboken Missing Since Sunday

Andrew Jarzyk, 27, was last seen early Sunday morning along the Hoboken waterfront. His tight-knit family has been growing increasingly concerned as the search has been growing bleak.

04/03/2014

Dam proposed at New Jersey reservation (Credit: CBS 2)

Community Torn Over Dam Proposal In New Jersey Reservation

Businesses and neighbors slammed by one flood after another welcome the dam proposal, while others say it will destroy the wildlife and the beauty of the park.

04/03/2014

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Police Arrest 21 People In Heroin Distribution Bust; Drugs, Cash, Weapons Seized

Twenty-one people have been indicted in connection with what officials in New Jersey called a high-volume heroin distribution network.

04/03/2014

Gavel

Man Pleads Guilty To Crossing State Lines For Child Sex Encounter

Prosecutors said the 22-year-old and an undercover special agent chatted online for several weeks about him having sex with the agent’s fictitious 9-year-old daughter and fictitious minor baby sitter.

04/02/2014

Palisades Parkway Potholes

Funding Secured At Last To Repair Pothole-Laden Palisades Parkway

An end was in sight at last Tuesday to the pothole problem along the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

04/01/2014

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