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A doorman removes snow from a sidewalk on February 13, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Winter Storm To Dump More Snow As It Enters Day 2

Another winter storm has battered the Tri-State, and could dump another 6 inches of heavy, wet snow by the time it’s all over.

02/13/2014

Seventh Street in Hoboken on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Billi Rama/CBSNewYork)

Snow-Weary N.J. Residents Ready For Summer

The National Weather Service says much of the state is in line for 4 to 8 inches of snow falling throughout the day Monday. The highest amounts are expected to be across the middle of the state with less in the northernmost and southernmost counties.

02/03/2014

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

NYC Bill Would Increase Penalties For Crimes During State Of Emergency

New York City officials want to beef up the punishment for people who break the law during city emergencies.

01/28/2013

Long Island Preps

Evacuation Order For Fire Island; Long Island Preps For Worst

A mandatory evacuation order has been issued for Fire Island, as Suffolk County has declared a state of emergency.

CBS New York–10/27/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

State Of Emergency Declared In Connecticut For Hurricane Sandy

The State of Connecticut has declared a state of emergency as the Hurricane Sandy “Frankenstorm” approaches.

CBS New York–10/27/2012

Damage In Freehold Township (Credit: CBS 2)

State Of Emergency Declared In Freehold Township Following Heavy Storms

A state of emergency has been declared in Freehold Township as thousands of utility customers in Central Jersey remained without power late on Sunday morning after a series of severe storms moved through the region.

07/29/2012

Empty store shelves in N.J.

NJ Residents Heed Gov. Christie’s Advice To Stock Up Ahead Of Irene

“Everything is cleaned out. I never expected to see this many people in here,” one shopper in Waretown said. “I came to pick up a couple things and just got all wrapped up in the hype I guess.”

08/25/2011

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Hot And Sexy’ Christie Addresses Flooding, Taxes & Pensions

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie received an unusually warm reception at a town hall meeting Wednesday — warm enough to make him blush.

03/09/2011

A person walks in the middle of the street in downtown Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

New Jersey’s State Of Emergency Rescinded

Acting Governor and Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney said state offices will reopen at their regular time Tuesday morning.

12/27/2010

(AP Photo/Mel Evans)

State Of Emergency Declared In New Jersey

State Senate President Steve Sweeney, who is filling in while Gov. Chris Christie and Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno are out of state, issued the order Sunday night.

12/27/2010