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Signs for Route 46 on Interstate 80 in Wayne, NJ (Credit Google Maps)

Report: Wayne Man Killed By Motorist On Highway Ramp

Michael Pascrell was on the right side of the on-ramp that leads from Route 80 to Route 46 eastbound in Wayne when the accident occurred around 10:15 p.m. Friday. The 21-year-old Wayne resident was taken to a hospital, where he died early Saturday.

03/30/2013

Ohio prosecutor Mike Gmoser holds a sign indicting Punxsutawney Phil for a "misrepresentation of spring." (credit: CBS 2)

Punxsutawney Phil Indicted For ‘Misrepresentation Of Early Spring’

Apparently upset over the lack of warm weather, Ohio prosecutor Mike Gmoser has filed an indictment against Phil, charging a “misrepresentation of early spring.”

03/22/2013

Newark Airport

Man Arrested At Newark Airport For Gun In Carry-On Bag

A Pennsylvania man was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport Sunday, after security screeners found a loaded gun in his carry-on bag.

02/17/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

A pair of angel wings and balloons stand after being offered at a makeshift shrine to the victims of a elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 16, 2012. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Many Mass-Shooting Sites Have Been Renovated Or Torn Down

Officials in Newtown, Conn., have yet to reach the point of discussing the long-term future of Sandy Hook Elementary School, where a gunman killed 20 children and six adults.

12/17/2012

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

Brian McCauslin/Tiffany Jantelle (credit: CBS 2)

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

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