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An artist rendering of of the "Cedar Grove Wave" project. (Photo courtesy of David Schoner)

Cedar Grove High School Students Planning Special Tribute For 9/11 Anniversary

Starting Sept. 9, students will begin placing flags on the lawn outside Cedar Grove High School in a tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

09/01/2015

Newark carjacking

Police: 1 Suspect Dead, 5 Others In Custody Following Carjacking, Crime Spree In Newark

Police said six suspects when on a morning crime spree in Newark.

09/01/2015

Jennifer Marie Long was granted the right to change her name on an official military form. (Photo courtesy of Jennifer Marie Long)

Transgender NJ Veteran Wins Fight To Change Name On Official Military Form

A transgender veteran from New Jersey is commending the Army for taking a step toward social progress.

08/31/2015

Fetty Wap performs during Billboard Hot 100 Festival - Day 2 at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater on August 23, 2015 in Wantagh, New York. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Billboard)

Fetty Wap Performs Free Concert For Paterson High School Students

Rapper Fetty Wap paid a visit to his hometown of Paterson Thursday.

08/27/2015

Field Station: Dinosaurs in Secaucus, N.J. (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

New Jersey Dinosaur Park Searches For New Location, Could Face Possible Extinction

You can hear them before you see them: life-sized dinosaur replicas filling the 16-acres of Field Station: Dinosaurs.

08/26/2015

A "Welcome to New Jersey" sign is seen in the front of the New Jersey Department of Transportation headquarters in Ewing, N.J. (Credit: Famartin/Wikimedia Commons)

Poll: Three-Quarters Of Residents Proud To Live In Garden State

While only 18 percent of those in the Rutgers-Eagleton poll said they had little or no pride about living in the Garden State and 56 percent said they exhibit “a lot” of pride.

08/21/2015

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Mother: New Jersey Hospital Wrongly Pronounced Son Dead

Laureen LaVecchia said after several tests, doctors said Michael was brain dead, and later he was pronounced dead.

08/20/2015

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Sen. Cory Booker, Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Bob Menendez (obscured top left) attend a meeting on a new Hudson River tunnel on Aug. 18, 2015. (credit: Handout)

Christie Talks Hudson River Rail Tunnel With State, Federal Transportation Officials

The meeting about the proposed Amtrak Gateway project at Sen. Cory Booker’s office in Newark included the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez.

08/18/2015

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NYC Officially In Heat Wave As Temperatures Climb Across Tri-State Area

New York City was officially in a heat wave Monday as temperatures soared into the 90s for the third straight day in a row.

08/17/2015

An arriving NJ TRANSIT train. (Credit: CBS2)

NJ Transportation Officials Unveil Plans For Increased Ridership, Traffic During Papal Visit

Thousands of passengers are expected to take NJ TRANSIT to make their way to the Pontiff’s public mass in Philadelphia.

08/13/2015

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Newark To Offer Support Centers For ‘One Newark’ Student Enrollment

Mayor Ras Baraka said it’s clear that the “One Newark” enrollment system isn’t working, but until schools are placed back under local control, the city has set up enrollment assistance sites across the city.

08/12/2015

Tracy Morgan (Photo by Mandel Ngan/Getty Images)

NTSB Says Truck Driver Fatigue To Blame In Fatal Tracy Morgan Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board is blaming a fatigued Walmart truck driver for a June 7, 2014 New Jersey Turnpike crash that severely injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian.

08/11/2015

Stephen Gardner, Amtrak's vice president of Northeast corridor infrastructure investment, testifies to the Senate Legislative Oversight Committee on Aug. 10, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Amtrak Exec: Train Delays In Hudson River Tunnel May Become More Common

Train delays like the ones caused recently by electrical problems in a century-old Hudson River tunnel could become much more common if a new tunnel isn’t built, an Amtrak executive told New Jersey lawmakers Monday.

08/10/2015

Police investigate a shooting outside the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ on Aug. 3, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

NJ State Police Search For Suspect In Shooting Outside Concert At PNC Bank Arts Center In Holmdel

State police with K-9 dogs are searching the woods for a person suspected of shooting two people outside a hip-hop concert in central New Jersey.

08/04/2015

American Pharoah is walked in his barn prior to training at Belmont Park on June 3, 2015 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Excitement Builds For American Pharoah’s First Race Since Winning Triple Crown

Hundreds gathered Friday morning to watch Triple Crown winner American Pharoah take a brief workout on the track in Monmouth Park.

07/31/2015

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