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1 World Trade Center (credit; Getty Images)

Head Of Security For 1 World Trade Center Resigns

David Velazquez had been security director for The Durst Organization, which took over security of the tower in January.

03/28/2014

Brush fire along Route 280E seen still smoking, March 26, 2014. The ground is charred, but there are no flames. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Dry Brush, Gusty Winds Help Spread Brush Fires Near NJ TRANSIT Tracks In Harrison

The blaze broke out in Newark and Kearny Wednesday afternoon. No injuries were reported, but strong winds were hindering efforts to contain the fire, officials said.

03/26/2014

WTC B.A.S.E Jump

BASE Jumpers Defend WTC Stunt, Say It Exposed ‘Hole In Security’

Andrew Rossig, 33, James Brady, 32, Kyle Hartwell, 29, and Marco Markovich, 27, were arraigned on charges of burglary, reckless endangerment and misdemeanor jumping from a structure, police said.

03/25/2014

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Report: Despite Control Efforts No Decline In Wildlife Collisions At N.J. Airports

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s efforts to remove birds and other wildlife that could pose a threat to aircraft safety have had no significant impact, according to a newspaper analysis.

03/23/2014

LaGuardia Airport. (MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Plane Makes Emergency Landing At LaGuardia With Cracked Windshield

Authorities say a plane with no passengers on board made an emergency landing at New York’s LaGuardia Airport after the pilot noticed a crack in the windshield.

03/22/2014

Justin Casquejo

Teen Who Allegedly Managed To Sneak To Top Of 1 WTC Apologizes On Twitter

Casquejo allegedly managed to not just get past the security and construction all around the new World Trade Center building. He got into an elevator and then climbed the stairs nearly another 20 flights to the spire.

03/21/2014

Justin Casquejo (Facebook)

Police: Teen Charged After Gaining Access To Top Of WTC

A 16-year-old boy bypassed security in the middle of the night and climbed a ladder to the spire of 1 World Trade Center where he apparently took pictures, authorities said Thursday.

03/20/2014

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

GWB To Undergo $1 Billion In Repairs, Upgrades

The work will include replacing the 82-year-old bridge’s 592 suspender ropes and rehabilitating all of the span’s main cables. New technology will warn engineers of potential structural problems.

03/20/2014

Peeps diorama depicts the GWB lane closures and ensuing gridlock (credit: Sarah Binder)

GWB Lane Closure Scandal Brought To Life With Marshmallow Peeps

George Washington University political science professor Sarah Binder and her daughter created a diorama titled “Time For Some Traffic In Fort Peep,” a reference to an email from a former top Christie aide to a Christie-appointed official at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

03/19/2014

GWB Traffic (file/credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Previously Redacted Texts Made Public In GWB Lane Closure Probe

Newly unredacted documents clear up some of the minor mysteries in the political payback scandal surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

02/27/2014

New Jersey Port Jams

Brutal Winter, Labor Shortages Make For Mess At New Jersey Ports

The bitter winter has caused major traffic jams around the ports of New Jersey — with truckers stuck in line for hours to pick up cargo, and the consequences being seen at major retailers.

02/26/2014

Port Authority Executive Director Pat Foye, Port Authority Chairman David Samson (L-R). (credit: panynj.gov)

Port Authority Board Criticizes Executive Director For Comments About Christie Appointee

Internal squabbling at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has taken a new turn.

02/26/2014

Mark Sokolich

Fort Lee Mayor Meets With Prosecutors About ‘Bridgegate’

Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich has met with federal prosecutors about the deliberate, gridlock-causing lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last year.

02/24/2014

NJ Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting in Monmouth County on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Talks Sandy, Not Bridge Scandal, At Town Hall

Thursday’s town hall meeting in Monmouth County was the first since a political payback scandal engulfed his administration.

02/20/2014

Gov. Chris Christie sits in a studio during his radio program, "Ask the Governor"  broadcast on NJ 101.5, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Ewing, N.J. (Photo by Mel Evans-Pool/Getty Images)

Christie Says He Sought Answers On Lane Closures

Gov. Christie says he began asking about the traffic jams in Fort Lee last year soon after he heard they were a source of contention.

02/04/2014

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