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FILE - Voters wait in line to cast their ballot at a polling station in Basket Ridge, New Jersey. (Photo by Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images)

NJ Democrats Oppose Stricter Voter ID Laws

Some progressive Democrats in New Jersey want to make sure the state does not enact strict new voter ID laws they say could lead to suppression at the polls.

08/17/2012

Trump Taj Mahal and other casino hotels in Atlantic City, New Jersey (file/credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Mobile Gambling Coming To Atlantic City

Adults who patronize Atlantic City’s casinos will soon be able to gamble at the pool or while waiting in line at the buffet.

08/08/2012

A Philadelphia voter (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Opinion: Lacking Government ID Does Not Make You Unworthy Of Voting

There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.

07/31/2012

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Stories From Main Street: NYC Firefighters Riding To Denver To Help Post-9/11 Vets

The roar of a Harley-Davidson, the open road, and the wind in your hair. For a group of New York City firefighters, this is not your typical vacation.

07/30/2012

House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (credit: www.repturzai.com)

Opinion: Treason In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Republicans have betrayed their country and devised a scheme to potentially disqualify nearly one tenth of the states’ electorate.

07/26/2012

A Philadelphia voter (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Opinion: Keystone Election Kops

Republican Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Turzai gives away true intent of Republicans’ new voter ID laws.

07/10/2012

Sen. Pat Toomey and Mitt Romney at Wawa (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Misleading Reporters Ought To Be Reassigned Or Fired

The media did a hack-job on a political story to make a politician on “the right” look stupid.

06/20/2012

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Victim’s Mother Blasts Driver In N.J. Fatal Hit-And-Run: ‘You Killed My Daughter!’

A devastated mother lashed out inside a New Jersey courtroom on Friday as the man who killed her daughter in Franklin Township learned his fate. She said his punishment does not go far enough.

04/13/2012

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New Yorker’s Weekend Getaway Guide: Lehigh Valley, Pa., With The Kids

Lehigh Valley is close, affordable and is filled with museums, restaurants, antique shops and things to do. Here are our favorite spots to stay, play and eat in the Pennsylvania region.

CBS New York–03/03/2012

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

NY Family Charged With Shoplifting Toys From 91 Stores In 3 States

Authorities say the thieves used a list to keep track of the 91 stores they hit for merchandise — sometimes marking a store with two check marks after hitting it twice.

12/01/2011

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree - New York, NY - Nov 11, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Arrives In NYC

The 74-foot Norway Spruce was cut down Wednesday in Mifflinville, Pa. and has arrived in New York City Friday, where it will light up Rockefeller Center.

11/11/2011

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visit the United 93 crash site - Shanskville, PA - Sep 11, 2011 (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

United 93 Families Seek Money For Memorial

Families of those who died aboard United Airlines Flight 93 asked lawmakers and Obama administration officials on Wednesday to set aside federal money to complete a 9/11 memorial at the crash site in Pennsylvania.

11/03/2011

Shanel Nadal and Nephra Payne outside a courthouse in Harrisburg, PA on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Parents Accused Of Abducting 8 Children Appear In Court

According their lawyer, the parents gave one of the kids a cell phone to keep with them while in foster care and were told to keep it their pockets. The couple accuses ACS of physically and sexually abusing their children.

10/13/2011

American Flag (file / credit: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Air Force Pilot From N.J. Laid To Rest

The remains of Maj. Bruce Lawrence of Phillipsburg, N.J., were buried Saturday at the grave of his parents in Raubsville Cemetery in Northampton County’s Williams Township.

09/24/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg greets the first public visitors to the 9/11 Memorial plaza - New York, NY - Sep 12, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

9/11 Memorial Plaza Opens To The Public

The plot of land known for a decade as “the pile,” “the pit” and “Ground Zero” is opening to the public for the first time since that terrible morning in 2001

09/12/2011

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