New Jersey

A man pumps gas in Washington Township, N.J. (credit: CBS2)

Assemblyman Proposes Self-Service Gas Stations In New Jersey

For drivers born and raised in New Jersey, pumping your own gas is a foreign concept.

05/16/2015

A man pumps gas in Washington Township, N.J. (credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Residents Concerned After Gas Prices Rise For 4 Straight Weeks

Gas prices have been steadily climbing for the past month with a 10-cent increase in just the past week.

05/02/2015

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Thousands In New Jersey Take Part In Jersey Cares Day

This year, organizers have created family-friendly opportunities to get children as young as 4 years old involved.

05/02/2015

Levell Burnet and Mark Smith (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

2 Charged In Series Of ATM Thefts From New Jersey Businesses

The arrests of Levell Burnett, 38, and Mark Smith, 32, on Tuesday followed a six-month investigation by a joint task force comprised of federal, state, county and local law enforcement agencies, Essex County prosecutors said.

04/29/2015

New Jersey State Senator Richard Codey called on the federal government to wage war on Alzheimer's Disease. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Lawmaker Calls On Feds To Wage War On Alzheimer’s

A call went up on Sunday, for the federal government to wage war on Alzheimer’s Disease.

04/26/2015

Police responded to an apparent 'swatting' hoax in Bergenfield, NJ. (Credit: CBS2)

Authorities: Bergenfield Hostage Hoax Appears To Be ‘Swatting’ Incident

Investigators say anonymous call reporting that two people were being held hostage in a northern New Jersey dry cleaning business and had bombs strapped to them turned out to be a hoax.

04/26/2015

A brawl between an owner and a suspect in the attempted robbery of a jewelry store in Clifton, New Jersey. (Credit: Passaic County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Video Shows Attempted Jewelry Store Robbery, Brawl In Clifton, N.J.

Shocking video Friday night showed an attempted jewelry store robbery in Clifton, New Jersey that turned into a fist fight between the owner and the suspect.

04/24/2015

Uber car service app  (Photo Illustration by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Uber: Proposed New Jersey Bill Would Force Company Out Of State

Republican Assemblyman Jack Ciatarelli said it’s all about having an even playing field.

04/18/2015

Emilio Martinez-Ferro, 18, is charged with three other teens with robbing a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old in Clifton, New Jersey. (Credit: Clifton Police/CBS2)

Clifton, N.J. Teens Accused Of Robbing Classmates At Knifepoint

Four teens in Clifton, New Jersey have been charged with a violent armed robbery – and the victims are two of their classmates.

04/15/2015

A woman's dead body was found in the South Mountain Reserve in Essex County, New Jersey on Tuesday, April 14. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Found Dead In South Mountain Reservation In New Jersey

Authorities were investigating Tuesday afternoon, after a woman was found dead in the South Mountain Reservation in Essex County, New Jersey.

04/14/2015

Children recite the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of the school day (file/credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Group Ends Challenge In N.J. To ‘Under God’ In Pledge Of Allegiance

A group has ended its legal challenge against a New Jersey school district to the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance.

04/14/2015

Brush fire breaks out in Edison, New Jersey (Credit: Chopper2/CBS2)

Firefighters Battle Brush Fires In Edison, New Jersey Marshlands

The flames broke out around 1:30 Wednesday near Sweetwater Lane in Edison.

04/01/2015

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Bill Would Ramp Up N.J. Student Athlete Testing For Performing-Enhancing Drugs

A bill to ramp up drug testing among high school athletes in New Jersey has reached Gov. Chris Christie’s desk.

03/28/2015

Water flows from a tap (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Experts Say Brutal Winter Is To Blame For Bad Taste Left By Salty Tap Water

The brutal winter may be to blame for tap water that’s leaving a bad taste in the mouths of some New Jersey residents.

03/25/2015

David Burroughs (Credit: handout/New Jersey State Police)

NJ Troopers Arrest Man On State’s Top 12 Most Wanted List

David Burroughs, of Jersey City, was put on the state’s Top 12 Most Wanted Fugitive list in 2013.

03/25/2015

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