Rep. Albio Sires

Bus involved in fatal West New York crash, July 30, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

NJ Lawmakers Push For Stricter Bus Rules In Wake Of Fatal Crash

The crash last Tuesday killed 8-month-old Angelie Paredes, who was being pushed in a stroller on a sidewalk in West New York.

08/06/2013

Rep. Albio Sires and others hold a news conference at Pier A Park in Hoboken, N.J. - July 8, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

New Jersey Residents, Officials Call For Ban On Tourist Helicopters

A number of residents and officials in New Jersey are tired of the noise from low-flying tourist helicopters on their side of the Hudson River and are now calling for them to be banned.

07/08/2013

Sen. Robert Menendez at a news conference announcing federal grant for North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue, Sept. 10, 2012. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

North Jersey Fire Department Awarded Federal Grant To Add Dozens More First Responders

Firefighters from North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue are often among the first on the scene for incidents at the Lincoln Tunnel, commuter train and Amtrak tunnels and the New Jersey Turnpike.

09/10/2012

Holland Tunnel (credit: CBS 2)

Lawmakers: NYC Suburbs, Approach Roads Also Need Homeland Security

New York City might be the country’s biggest terror target, but some lawmakers want to make sure the roads leading to it don’t get neglected.

01/27/2012