Peter Haskell

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N.J. Congressman Calls On State To Improve Dangerous Railroad Crossings

After a fatal collision earlier this month between a Metro-North train and a sport-utility vehicle in Valhalla, new concerns have been mounting about the safety of other rail crossings in the region.

02/14/2015

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Manchester, N.J. Woman Reunited With Lost Dog After 2 Years

A central New Jersey woman had all but given up hope of finding her missing dog – until a remarkable reunion this week.

02/13/2015

NJ Gov. Chris Christie delivers his state of the state address on Jan. 13, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Christie’s Approval Ratings Plummet To All-Time Low In New Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

A poll released Friday morning indicated that New Jersey residents have soured on Gov. Chris Christie – with just 37 percent of registered voters saying they think favorably of him.

02/13/2015

With his colleagues cheering, NYPD Chief Gerald Nelson walked out of Brooklyn North Headquarters in uniform for the final time Friday. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

NYPD Chief Gerald Nelson Of Brooklyn North Retires After 41 Years

With his colleagues cheering, NYPD Chief Gerald Nelson walked out of Brooklyn North Headquarters in uniform for the final time Friday.

02/13/2015

Julio Ponce, pictured on the left, and Daniel Gomez, pictured on the right. (Credit: Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office)

Police: 2 Men Arrested, Suspected Of At Least A Dozen Home Burglaries In Northern NJ

Two northern New Jersey men suspected in the burglaries of at least a dozen homes in Essex, Passaic and Bergen counties have been arrested.

02/12/2015

Nancy Rodriguez discusses on Feb. 12, 2015, the lawsuit she filed over the death of her longtime partner, MTA bus driver William Pena. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Woman Files Lawsuit In Death Of MTA Bus Driver

In a lawsuit filed Thursday, Nancy Rodriguez is also suing the nightclub that served Dominick Whilby, 1 Oak, and the trucking company whose employee left the keys in the truck before it was stolen.

02/12/2015

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White Plains Considering Extending Cutoff Time For Dancing, DJs At Bars

The weekend party scene in White Plains might soon have some new rules.

02/11/2015

Cars are blocked by a wall of a plowed snow.  (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Drivers Dig Out As Alternate-Side Parking Rules Return For First Time In Weeks

The regulations, which allow streets to be cleaned, had been suspended due to a series of snowstorms.

02/10/2015

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Ridgewood, NJ Discovers $390K In Parking Meter Quarters Stolen

Officials in a northern New Jersey town where the former public works inspector admitted stealing $460,000 in parking meter quarters have discovered an additional $390,000 in quarters were stolen during the same time.

02/10/2015

A truck drives down a flooded street on Oct. 30, 2012, in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

FEMA Holding Public Forums On Bergen County Flood Maps

Forums for people in high-risk flood zones will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Hackensack and in Mahwah on Wednesday.

02/10/2015

Vincent Cordaro (credit: Clarkstown Police Department)

Police: Cop Shot, Killed Gunman In New City Standoff

Cops responded after relatives arrived at the police station to report that the man, identified by police as Vincent Cordaro, 57, had threatened to kill them.

02/09/2015

Joseph Nadol (Credit: CBS2)

Memorial Held For Victim In Metro-North Crash, Joe Nadol

A memorial service was held Saturday for Joe Nadol, one of the six people killed in the Metro-North crash in Valhalla this week.

02/07/2015

Miami Children's Hospital pediatrician Dr. Amanda Porro, M.D prepares to administer a measles vaccination to a child at the Miami Children's Hospital on January 28, 2015 in Miami, Florida. A recent outbreak of measles has some doctors encouraging vaccination as the best way to prevent measles and its spread.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

CDC: New Jersey Infant Did Have Measles, First Case In State

An infant in New Jersey may be the state’s first recent case of measles, part of an outbreak affecting 15 states so far.

02/06/2015

Protesters on Feb. 5, 2015, call for details of grand jury proceedings in the Eric Garner case to be unsealed. (credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

New York Court Asked To Release Details In Eric Garner Case

The New York Civil Liberties Union and other petitioners have gone to court to demand that Judge William Garnett open the record in the Eric Garner case.

02/05/2015

Investigators on the scene of the Metro-North train crash in Valhalla, NY on Feb. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

NTSB Investigating Deadly Metro-North Crash

The crash Tuesday evening involved a Harlem Line train and a SUV that was stopped on the tracks at a crossing on Commerce Street in Valhalla.

02/04/2015

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