Rebecca Granet

Rutgers University is trying to restore its computer systems after a weekend cyber attack. (credit: CBS2)

Rutgers University Trying To Restore Computer Systems After Denial-Of-Service Attack

Rutgers University says it’s office of information technology has been working round-the-clock to restore Internet service which was disrupted all weekend.

03/30/2015

John Bovery is in legal trouble for running an $800,000 NCAA pool. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Man In Legal Trouble For $800,000 NCAA Pool

We are in the midst of March Madness – the annual frenzy of over college basketball – and many people have filled out brackets or know people running pools.

03/26/2015

Mike Miller attempts to break karaoke marathon world record. (credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

NJ Man Attempts To Break Karaoke Marathon World Record

Outside McGinn’s Pub in Jackson under a yellow and white striped tent you’ll find a singing Mike Miller.

03/25/2015

Sen. Robert Menendez speaks March 23, 2015, in Garwood, New Jersey. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Menendez Defiant Amid Reports Of Looming Indictment

Federal prosecutors have reportedly been looking into whether Menendez accepted pricy gifts from a longtime friend and ophthalmologist in Florida in exchange for his influence on a couple of issues, including a Medicare billing dispute.

03/23/2015

Liz Branch celebrates 50 years as a toll collector at the Holland Tunnel (credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Port Authority Toll Collector Celebrated After 50 Years On The Job

Toll collector Liz Branch can still remember her first day on the job in a truck lane and said it was chaos.

03/23/2015

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Tri-State Area Gets Another Blast Of Winter On 1st Day Of Spring

Snow fell across the Tri-State Area all day Friday, causing travel delays and leaving people fit to be tied on the first day of spring.

03/20/2015

A woman smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Health Commissioner Warns Liquid Nicotine Can Be Lethal To Children

The New Jersey Department of Health is raising awareness about the potential health risks e-cigarettes pose to children.

03/20/2015

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Monmouth County SPCA Chief Resigns Amid Racist Texts Allegations

One of New Jersey’s most visible animal control officers has resigned following a lawsuit which alleges he sent racist texts.

03/12/2015

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Drug Suspect Leads Authorities On Wild Chase Off Rt. 4 In Bergen County

U.S. Marshals working with the DEA apprehended an allegedly armed and dangerous drug suspect following a chase in Bergen County on Wednesday.

03/11/2015

The Oliver Street School in Newark, NJ where school officials say a first grader died after experiencing flu-like symptoms. (credit: CBS2)

Newark To Check Students After First-Grader Dies Of Suspected Bacterial Meningitis

The city is recommending students who came into close contact with the child be screened by their doctor or the Department of Health and Community Wellness clinic and treated for meningitis as a precaution.

03/11/2015

Snow falling in Freehold, NJ on March 5, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Officials Urge Caution On The Roads As Snow Blankets The Garden State

A winter storm warning was expected to remain in effect for most of the state until 7 p.m. The National Weather Service said 4 to 8 inches were possible.

03/05/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie gives the annual State of the State address on January 13, 2015 in Trenton, New Jersey. Christie addressed topics ranging from state pensions to new drug addiction solutions.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Defends Budget Plan, Urges Parents To Not Opt Out Of PARCC During Town Hall Event

Gov. Chris Christie says the state would have to raise taxes to afford paying a court-mandated amount into the pension system for public sector employees.

03/04/2015

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PARCC Testing Begins In School Districts Across New Jersey

Students in grades three to 11 are taking the new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC exams, this month and again at the end of the school year.

03/02/2015

Kean University - Union, NJ (file / credit: Kean University)

Kean University Mistakenly Sends Out Acceptance Notices To Thousands Of Students

Most of the students who received the email had either incomplete applications or were pending decisions, according to the university.

02/27/2015

Students of William L. Dickinson H.S.  (Credit: Maracaibo Media)

Dickinson H.S. Students Receive Giant Prom Surprise

The five winners of Project Prom receive an all-inclusive prom evening.

02/25/2015

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