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Report: Bergen County, N.J. To Reinstate Blue Laws This Week

Bergen County, N.J. this week will reinstate its Blue Laws that ban retail shopping on Sundays, according to a published report.

11/13/2012

Shopping Mall (file / credit: clipart.com)

Judge Tosses Challenge To Temporary Blue Law Suspension; Sunday Shopping Again Allowed In Bergen County

Many Bergen residents say the blue laws offer one day per week of driving without traffic on main thoroughfares like Route 17 and Route 4.

11/11/2012

Paramus Mayor Rich LaBarbiera Speaks With CBS 2's Derricke Dennis (credit: CBS 2)

Paramus Mayor Upset About Decision To Suspend Blue Laws

Gov. Chris Christie temporarily suspended Bergen County’s so-called blue laws after County Executive Kathleen Donovan made the request during the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

11/09/2012

Downed tree in Franklin Lakes (credit: Perry Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

In Northern New Jersey, Power Still Hit Or Miss Nearly A Week After Sandy

Many in New Jersey still don’t have power nearly a week after Sandy struck, but that doesn’t mean their next door neighbors are in the dark.

11/05/2012

A tree uprooted by Sandy in Cliffside Park (credit: Dev Zaveri)

Christie Releases Specific Restoration Estimates; New Jersey Down To About 1.2 Million Outages

For those in New Jersey who have been living without electricity since superstorm Sandy arrived, things are slowly getting better.

11/03/2012

Bergen Community College - Paramus, NJ (file / credit: BCC)

Bergen Community College Cuts Deal With Professor It Sought To Remove

A New Jersey community college has dropped plans to seek to fire a professor and union chief accused of tampering with his granddaughter’s grades.

09/07/2012

Bergen County chase

Bergen County Cops Indicted On Misconduct Charges Stemming From Wild Chase

The charges are not centered on the officer’s use of force, but rather what happened after the shooting incident. The grand jury indictment said the two officers removed shell casings from the scene and lied to detectives about what happened.

08/20/2012

Anti Chick-fil-A protestors hold signs outside a Chick-fil-A  fast food restaurant, in California. (Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

Gay Rights Groups Stage ‘Kiss-In’ Demonstrations At Chick-fil-A Restaurants

Two days after hundreds of thousands of customers attended “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day,” gay rights activists planned “kiss-in” demonstrations at Chick-fil-A restaurants to protest the fast-food chain owner’s opposition to same-sex unions.

08/03/2012

Burglar (file / credit: clipart.com)

Cops Advise NJ Residents To Use Alarms Amid Burglary Spree

There have been dozens of burglaries all across North Jersey in recent weeks, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.

06/05/2012

Bergen Community College - Paramus, NJ (file / credit: BCC)

Bergen Community College Professor Suspended For Changing Granddaughter’s Grades

Peter Helff teaches math and is president of the faculty union at Bergen Community College. The suspension came after a five-month investigation in which a former Superior Court judge interviewed 27 people.

05/11/2012

Rush hour on the West Side Highway at 8:15 a.m. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: N.J. Cop Stops Traffic On West Side Highway Without Much Of An Explanation

It was morning rush hour in New York City, but things came to a dead stop on the West Side Highway for the convenience of a convoy of New Jersey police officers. Why were cops from across the river stopping traffic in New York?

05/09/2012

(file / credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Bergen County Residents Concerned Over Natural Gas Pipeline

The Williams Co. reportedly wants to increase the pressure of its natural gas pipeline — which runs through six towns — by 27 percent.

04/26/2012

Traffic on the Long Island Expressway - Oct 6, 2011 (credit: TrafficLand)

As Gas Prices And Tolls Rise, Carpooling Gains In Popularity In New Jersey

There are websites that help travel companions link up. They include erideshare.com and a service from the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

04/09/2012

Prosecutors announce arrest of Aakas Dalal. (credit: Monica Miller, WCBS 880)

Prosecutors: Second Suspect Arrested In Connection With NJ Synagogue Attacks

Prosecutors in Bergen County said Aakas Dalal,19, was arrested for his role in anti-Semitic crimes earlier this year in Rutherford and Paramus.

03/02/2012

Anthony Graziano In Court Jan. 25 (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutor: Synagogue Firebomb Suspect Admitted To Throwing Incendiary Devices

Prosecutors told the court that 19-year-old Anthony Graziano confessed to firebombing another synagogue in Paramus along with a home attached to a synagogue in Rutherford.

01/31/2012

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