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Plows hit the road in White Plains on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Salt Supplies, Snow Removal Budgets Strained Across Tri-State

A fresh shipment of rock salt reached New Jersey just in time for another round of snow Wednesday morning.

02/26/2014

FILE - Road salt sits in a storage depot. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ To Get Much-Needed Shipment Of Road Salt

The cargo ship is to arrive from Chile on Thursday. The salt is being supplied by International Salt, a primary supplier for the state.

02/20/2014

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Authorities Investigate Fatal Shooting In Newark

The shooting at the Rev. William D. Watley Plaza housing complex around 6:40 Saturday evening left Raheem Neal, 15, fatally wounded and a 17-year-old wounded, Essex County prosecutors announced.

01/13/2013

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Temporary Deal Averts Strike By Longshoremen At East Coast Ports

The extension came after the union and an alliance of port operators and shipping lines resolved one of the stickier points in their months-long contract negotiations, involving royalty payments to the longshoremen for each container they unload.

12/28/2012

Port Newark (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Man Accused Of Scaling Fence At Port Newark, Boarding Cargo Ship

A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey official says Eric Carrero wandered around unchallenged before he boarded the cargo ship and was discovered in the captain’s bed about four hours later.

08/30/2012

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Cargo Cranes Collide At NJ Container Port

Two men are safe on the ground after their cargo crane cabs collided 50 feet above a container ship pier in New Jersey.

06/29/2012

The Ville D'Aquarius docked at Port Newark is seen from Chopper 880 - Jun 27, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Feds: No Stowaways On Board Cargo Ship At Port Newark

The Department of Homeland Security said Thursday their search of 850-foot Ville D’Aquarius was over.

06/28/2012

The Ville D'Aquarius docked at Port Newark in New Jersey - June 27, 2012 (credit: CBS2)

Coast Guard Searches For Possible Stowaways In Ship Container At Port Newark

The Coast Guard, law enforcement and other officials were inspecting the containers as part of the massive response. The ship can carry more than 2,000 cargo containers and the search could take all night, officials said.

06/27/2012

Gov. Chris Christie speaks at Port Newark - Newark, NJ - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Announces Expansion Of Port Newark

With New Jersey’s unemployment rate outpacing the nation, Gov. Chris Christie visited Port Newark on Wednesday to tout a $500 million deal that could lead to 800 new jobs.

07/28/2011

(Photo by Don Murray For The NY Post / Pool)

Mob Arrests Raise Issues Of Crime, Port Security

Law enforcement officials have called the stretch between Port Newark and Newark Liberty International Airport the most dangerous two miles in America.

02/13/2011