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Vonte Skinner (credit: New Jersey Department of Corrections)

Court: Violent Rap Lyrics Should Not Have Been Admitted As Evidence In Attempted Murder Trial

Violent rap lyrics written by a man accused of shooting a fellow drug dealer in 2005 should not have been admitted as evidence at his trial, New Jersey’s highest court ruled Monday.

08/04/2014

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

N.J. Residents To Vote On Whether To Use Taxes For Open Space Promotion

New Jersey voters will cast their ballots on a referendum in November on whether to dedicate a portion of the state’s business tax revenue to protecting open space.

08/04/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

Fire Under Portal Bridge Shuts Down Multiple NJ TRANSIT Lines

Multiple NJ TRANSIT lines were suspended during the evening rush Monday due to a fire that broke out under the Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River.

08/04/2014

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Tri-State P.F. Chang’s Locations May Have Been Hit By Data Breach

The nationwide P.F. Chang’s restaurant chain has been hit with a security breach involving credit and debit card data, and two Tri-State Area locations have been affected.

08/04/2014

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CBS 2 Exclusive Video: Wild Police Chase On Routes 1 & 9 In New Jersey

In our exclusive video, you can see the scene a police pursued a suspected bank robber this morning on Route 1 & 9.

08/01/2014

Atlantic City Boardwalk (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Budget Travel Tips For Atlantic City

Read on for budget travel tips for entertainment, travel, dining and lodging on the Jersey shore at Atlantic City

08/01/2014

Carlos Ocon, 61, is charged with the sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl in a park in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Credit: NYPD)

Man, 61, Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 6-Year-Old Girl In New Brunswick, N.J.

A 61-year-old New Brunswick, New Jersey man stood charged Monday with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl in a park.

07/28/2014

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Authorities Identify Woman Killed In Essex Fells Fire

A woman who died in a fire in Essex Fells, New Jersey this past weekend has been identified.

07/28/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

New Jersey Cities Announce Partnership For Public Safety, Other Services

Three northern New Jersey mayors on Monday announced plans for a partnership between mayors around the state to improve public safety and reduce costs.

07/28/2014

Residents of West New York, New Jersey say concerts at Pier 97 can be heard all the way across the Hudson River. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Residents: Concerts At Manhattan Venue Are Making Noise Across Hudson

Some New Jersey residents have been getting a front-row seat to the summer’s hottest shows, but not everyone has been thrilled with the free music.

07/28/2014

A water main break caused a sinkhole and left some without water service in Fort Lee, New Jersey on Monday, July 28. (Credit: CBS 2)

Water Main Break Causes Sinkhole, Cuts Off Service To Building In Fort Lee

A water main break caused a massive sinkhole to open up on a street in Fort Lee, New Jersey Monday afternoon.

07/28/2014

A memorial has been placed at the site of an accident that left two popular Randolph, NJ teens dead. (Credit:CBS 2)

Community Gathers At Site Of Crash That Claimed The Lives Of Randolph Teens

A New Jersey community has been devastated by the deaths of two popular high school students.

07/27/2014

A boa constrictor as long as 20 feet is on the loose in Lake Hopatcong. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Ends Hunt For Enormous Snake In Lake Hopatcong

The state has stopped looking for the reptile after scientists failed to find any evidence of the snake in Lake Hopatcong and traps baited with chicken were left untouched.

07/24/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino (Credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images; CBS 2)

Christie On Astorino: I Don’t ‘Invest In Lost Causes’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday he does not plan to campaign for Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino because he does not campaign for candidates he doesn’t think can win.

07/21/2014

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N.J. State Lawmakers To Probe Allegations About Holland Tunnel Traffic Stops

New Jersey state lawmakers have launched an investigation into allegations that Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop tried to tie up Holland Tunnel traffic top cause problems for the Port Authority.

07/21/2014

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