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NJ TRANSIT Incident

Man Struck, Killed By NJ TRANSIT Train In New Brunswick; 3 Hurt By Flying Body Parts

One person was killed, and three others were injured, when they were hit by a NJ TRANSIT train in New Brunswick, N.J. Tuesday afternoon.

03/25/2014

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880 Jan. 10, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Pulaski Skyway Facelift Expected To Cause Traffic Problems In North Jersey

On April 12, crews will begin two years of skyway rehab on the northbound lanes of the 81-year-old bridge. The project is expected to take two years.

03/25/2014

New Jersey Quarry Worker Trapped

Worker Trapped In Excavator Under Boulder For Hours At N.J. Quarry

A man became trapped inside an excavator under a huge boulder in Somerset County, N.J. Tuesday afternoon.

03/25/2014

Karla Villagra-Garzon

Elizabeth, N.J. Man Pleads Not Guilty After Wife Is Found Slain

An Elizabeth, N.J. man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed his wife.

03/24/2014

Sen. Nicholas Scutari

NJ Senator Wants To Legalize Marijuana, Use Tax To Pay For Roads

State Sen. Nicholas Scutari wants to legalize marijuana, tax it and use the revenue to pay to fix the state’s roads and bridges.

03/24/2014

Edison, N.J. School Fire

6-Alarm Fire Destroys Edison, N.J. Elementary School; Blaze Deemed Suspicious

An extra-alarm fire ripped through an elementary school in Edison, N.J. on Saturday evening, and left the school burned to the ground.

03/22/2014

Students in Fort Lee, N.J. may have to attend special make up sessions on Saturdays because of the extra snow days used in 2014. (Credit CBS 2)

Fort Lee Students Head To School For Saturday Make-Up Session

The season may have changed but old man winter is still haunting some students in New Jersey.

03/22/2014

Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. (credit: Getty Images)

N.J. Lawmaker To Introduce Legislation For Legalized Pot On Monday

A lawmaker from Union County, N.J., is expected to introduce legislation next week that would legalize and tax marijuana.

03/22/2014

Jersey City Police BIG DL

Driver Strikes Woman, Child In Jersey City

A woman and child were struck and injured by a vehicle as they tried to cross a street in Jersey City late Friday.

03/21/2014

Norwood Public Works Fire

Fire Engulfs Public Works Garage In Norwood, N.J.

A fire ripped through the public works garage in Norwood, N.J. Friday afternoon.

03/21/2014

Authorities on the scene of an apparent explosion in North Brunswick, NJ on March 21, 2014 (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Authorities Have Few Answers After Explosion In North Brunswick

It happened around 4 a.m. outside a building in the area of Livingston Avenue.

03/21/2014

Men in Kiss masks vandalize New Jersey auto body shop (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Police Arrest Teens In Kiss Mask Vandalism Case

Police have arrested two teenagers and identified two others suspected of trashing more than two dozen cars while wearing masks similar to the makeup used by the rock group Kiss.

03/21/2014

First Day Of Spring

Despite Jacket Weather, Many Head Outside To Experience Spring

It may not look or feel like it, but spring did indeed start on Thursday. And that meant smiling faces, and big business for some.

03/20/2014

Karla Villagra-Garzon

Missing Elizabeth, N.J. Mom Found Slain; Husband Charged With Murder

A mother from Elizabeth, N.J. has been found dead more than three weeks after she was reported missing, and her husband has been charged with her murder.

03/19/2014

This ad from Dove has New Jersey residents annoyed. Unilever, the brand's parent company, announced the ads won't run due to the outrage. (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey Girls Fire Back At ‘Offensive’ Ad, Say The Garden State Isn’t An Armpit

Frustrated that New Jersey was about to be called the “Armpit of America” in a national ad campaign a group of women took it upon themselves to create a new image for the Garden State.

03/19/2014

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