New Jersey

A Jersey Shore beach scene. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Philadelphia Couple Stole Items From Beachgoers At NJ Beach

Authorities say the couple had $500 cash and a cell phone that had been stolen at the North Wildwood beach.

07/06/2015

Engelwood Cliffs police cruiser crashed in front of car dealership on Rt. 4 W in Paramus, NJ (Matt Kozar/CBS2)

Officers Injured After Man Allegedly Steals Police Cruiser, Crashes In Paramus

Authorities say the suspect led police on a chase through Englewood Cliffs, Bergenfield, Tenafly, Dumont before crashing on Route 4 in Paramus.

07/05/2015

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)

Survey: Americans Like New Jersey Least Of All States

YouGov.com found that 40 percent of Americans have an unfavorable opinion of the Garden State, while 30 percent have positive feelings — a favorability rating of minus-10 percent.

07/05/2015

Thousands line streets in Ridgewood, N.J. for parade (CBS2)

Thousands Line Streets For Ridgewood, NJ Parade

The clamor among the locals for a good spot is unlike anything seen before.

07/04/2015

A Jersey Shore beach scene. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Residents: Poll Ranking State As Nation’s Least Likeable ‘Stinks’

A recent poll was not winning too many fans in New Jersey Friday, after it ranked the Garden State dead last in favorability among the 50 states.

07/03/2015

Seaside Heights(Credit:CBS 2)

Poll Ranks New Jersey As Least Favorable State In America

In a new poll by YouGov that asked folks to rank states based on how favorably they view it, Hawaii topped the list.

07/02/2015

beach

Officials Hope Replenishment Project Will Protect NJ Beaches From Future Storms

It’s officially beach season and officials have been hard at work to make the shore experience even better.

07/01/2015

Carli Lloyd of the United States celebrates after assisting on a goal by Kelley O'Hara in the second half against Germany in the FIFA Women's World Cup semifinals at Olympic Stadium on June 30, 2015 in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

NJ’s Carli Lloyd Talks About Helping Secure World Cup Victory Against Germany

The soccer sensation who got her start at Rutgers University, helped secure the win against Germany with a penalty goal and an assist with only five minutes left in the game.

07/01/2015

Hibernian Shock girls soccer team in Hamilton Square

Young NJ Athletes Inspired By U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Ahead Of World Cup Semis

Soccer coaches say being able to watch elite female soccer players from their home state has made a difference to the girls they teach and thousands of others across the state.

06/30/2015

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Bill Under Way In New Jersey Would Give Paid Sick Leave To Workers

But as expected, the bill is getting push back from small businesses.

06/22/2015

Joel A. Estevez is accused of using a machete during a dispute in the Holland Tunnel (Port Authority Police)

Man Armed With Machete Arrested For Alleged Road Rage In Holland Tunnel

The suspect leaned out of his window and allegedly began striking the victim’s car with a machete.

06/20/2015

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

2 killed, 1 Wounded In Shooting Outside New Jersey Club

It’s not yet known what sparked the shooting at the Cloud 9 Lounge in Passaic.

06/20/2015

Credit: Joan Tirico

Watch As Mother Bear Raids Fridge In New Jersey, Steals Hot Sauce

The homeowner says having bears in the neighborhood is not unusual and she sees them on an almost daily basis.

06/15/2015

rumson trees

Rumson, New Jersey Residents Fight To Save Shade Trees

The trees are marked to be cut down because of the possibility they could damage the sidewalk.

06/15/2015

A syrup truck flipped over on an I-78 off ramp in Hunterdon County, New Jersey on Friday, June 12. (Credit: New Jersey State Police)

I-78 Off-Ramp Closed In New Jersey After Syrup Truck Flips, Leaves Road Sticky

A ramp on Interstate 78 was shut down in Hunterdon County, New Jersey late Friday, after a truck spilled syrup all over the roadway.

06/12/2015

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