New Jersey

Cynthia Fernandez says she quit after being ordered to stop saying, "God bless you" as a toll taker on the Garden State Parkway. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Toll Collector Says Ordered To Stop Saying, ‘God Bless You’

A toll taker in New Jersey said she was asked to stop saying, “God bless you,” after she told her boss that was how she thanked drivers.

09/10/2014

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Men Plead Guilty To Charges In Connection With High-End International Car Theft Ring

Authorities say the vehicles were stolen in New York and routed into New Jersey, where they were to be shipped to Abu Dhabi for re-sale.

09/09/2014

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Legislators Want Answers About PA Officers Silenced During ‘Bridgegate’ Closures

Documents first obtained by CBS 2 showed 11 Port Authority police officers on duty at the George Washington Bridge during the late closures had safety concerns, and lawmakers on Thursday wanted to know why the concerns were silenced.

09/04/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie attends the 2014 Father Of The Year Awards at New York Hilton on June 4, 2014.  (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Mexico Trip Gives Christie Chance To Beef Up Foreign Policy Credentials

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is off to Mexico on Wednesday, officially on a trade mission for his state.

09/02/2014

Military police, with the Missouri Army National Guard, stand guard in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 21, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Bergen County Officials At Odds Over Military Surplus Vehicles For Police

The plan for Bergen County, New Jersey to obtain two military-style vehicles has been put on hold, with two emotional sides taking stands on the controversial issue.

08/28/2014

An extra-alarm fire destroyed the Central Baptist Church in Paterson, New Jersey on Wednesday, Aug. 27. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fire Destroys Church In Paterson, New Jersey

An extra-alarm fire Wednesday night destroyed a church in Paterson, New Jersey.

08/27/2014

Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (credit: CBS 2/Handout)

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects’ Sister Accused In Harlem Bomb Threat

The sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspects Dzkokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev was in police custody Wednesday, on allegations that she issued a bomb threat.

08/27/2014

A woman's dead body was found in this sport-utility vehicle off Routes 1 and 9 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Woman Found Dead In SUV In Elizabeth, N.J. Had Been Overcome By Fumes

A woman whose body was found in a sport-utility vehicle in an Elizabeth, New Jersey parking lot this week had been overcome by fumes when she died, police said Tuesday.

08/26/2014

eBay headquart6ers in San Jose, Calif. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

eBay Survey: Firearms Are Most Popular Purchase Items In New York State

Despite strong pushes for gun control at the state level in recent years, firearms and supplies ranked as the most popular items purchased on eBay in New York State in a new survey.

08/26/2014

A piece of construction equipment fell onto a car on Route 24 in Short Hills, New Jersey on Tuesday, Aug. 26. (Credit: CBS 2)

Construction Equipment Falls Onto Car, Causes Major Delays On Route 24 In Short Hills

A piece of construction equipment fell off a truck Tuesday afternoon in Short Hills, New Jersey, causing injuries and a major traffic backup on busy Route 24.

08/26/2014

Yeshiva student Aaron Sofer of Lakewood, New Jersey has been missing in Israel since Friday, Aug. 22. (Credit: Lakewood Mayor's office)

Vigil Held For N.J. Yeshiva Student Missing In Israel

New Jersey politicians on Monday called for more help from both the U.S. and Israeli governments for a student who went missing during a hike in Jerusalem last week.

08/25/2014

A woman's dead body was found in this sport-utility vehicle off Routes 1 and 9 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Body Found In SUV In Elizabeth, N.J. Parking Lot

An overwhelming smell led police to a body in Elizabeth, New Jersey Monday evening.

08/25/2014

A 15-year-old boy fell 30 feet after allegedly sneaking onto this zip line on the grounds of Glen Rock High School. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Teenage Boy Falls 30 Feet After Sneaking Onto Glen Rock, N.J. Zip Line

A boy was hospitalized with broken bones this past weekend, after he allegedly sneaked onto a zip line in Glen Rock, New Jersey.

08/25/2014

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New Jersey Lawmakers Consider Repeal Of State’s Inheritance Tax

Currently, the state’s inheritance tax requires anyone other than a spouse, child, parent or grandparent of the deceased who inherits more than $25,000 to pay taxes on the sum.

08/24/2014

Brick, New Jersey police Officer Justin Delaney is accused of stalking his girlfriend through cellphone and social media communications. (Credit: Ocean County Prosecutor's office)

Brick, N.J. Police Officer Accused Of Stalking Ex-Girlfriend

A Brick, New Jersey police officer was indicted this week, on charges that he harassed and stalked his former girlfriend by phone, text and social media.

08/22/2014

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