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A Jersey City Medical Center ambulance. (credit; CBS 2)

Jersey City Training Volunteers To Help With 911 Medical Calls

According to Mayor Steven Fulop, when a 911 medical call is received, GPS technology will be used to alert a volunteer who is nearby.

07/30/2015

The new West District station on Jackson Avenue in Jersey City has been named in 23-year-old Officer Melvin Santiago's honor. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Jersey City’s New Police Station Named For Slain Officer

The new West District station on Jackson Avenue has been named in 23-year-old Officer Melvin Santiago’s honor, one year after he was gunned down in what authorities described as an ambush.

07/13/2015

Fireworks in Jersey City on Fourth of July, 2014 (Credit: Veronica Posse/Facebook)

Jersey City To Mark Fourth Of July With Hudson River Fireworks Display

Despite the cloudy forecast, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop is pretty optimistic that rain will not keep the crowds away.

07/04/2015

Nearly 50 homeless people are living in a shantytown in the hills above Hoboken. (credit: CBS2)

Who’s Responsible For Cleaning Up NJ Shantytown?

Nearly 50 homeless people are living there in shanties made of wood, mattresses and tree branches.

04/02/2015

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop (credit: Jersey City Mayor's Office)

Jersey City Turns To Courts To Help Speed Up Industrial Cleanup

After decades in court, Jersey City wants a judge to help expedite the cleanup of a former industrial site being eyed for redevelopment.

02/05/2015

A man waits for a PATH train to depart at the World Trade Center.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers: Proposal To Eliminate Overnight PATH Service Put On Hold

Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto said Port Authority Chairman John Degnan agreed to put the proposal on hold.

01/14/2015

PATH trains pulls into the WTC station. (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Officials Rip Proposal To End Overnight PATH Service

The suggestion to eliminate the service is buried on page 81 of a 100-page report from a special panel formed by Govs. Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo to reform the Port Authority.

12/28/2014

Jersey City skyline (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Jersey City Casino Could Be A Winner, Some Say

New York’s plans to build three casinos further north of the city suburbs is seen as great news for New Jersey’s prospective gaming industry.

12/18/2014

Police and ambulances arrive on the scene outside a Jersey City Walgreens, where a police officer was killed in the line of duty July 13, 2014. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Jersey City Cop In Trouble For Allegedly Posting False Claims About Gang Retaliation

A Jersey City police officer who authorities said was gunned down on Sunday will be posthumously promoted to detective, Mayor Steven Fulop said Wednesday.

07/16/2014

Authorities investigating a police-involved shooting in Jersey City on July 15, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: Jersey City Police Shoot Man Who Attacked Cops With Fence Post

Two emergency services police officers were on patrol when they spotted a 25-year-old man carrying a six-foot long, wooden fence post with a sharpened end, authorities said.

07/15/2014

Top: The memorial for Lawrence Campbell is seen in Jersey City on July 14, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880) Bottom: The same space is seen on July 15, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Jersey City Removes Memorial For Man Who Gunned Down Rookie Cop

The memorial went up in the neighborhood where Campbell, 27, lived. It included candles, balloons and empty liquor bottles. A pair of white t-shirts were taped to a red brick wall, with handwritten messages on them including “thug in peace” and “see you on the other side.”

07/15/2014

A memorial for Lawrence Campbell is seen in Jersey City. Campbell was killed in a shootout with police after he fatally shot Officer Melvin Santiago. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop: Memorial Honoring Cop Killer ‘Disgusting’

A temporary memorial was on display Monday in the neighborhood where Lawrence Campbell, 27, lived. It includes candles and balloons.

07/14/2014

People watch fireworks light up the sky over New York City on July 4, 2013 in Weehawken, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Communities Across Tri-State Ready For Fourth Of July Celebrations

Communities across the Tri-State area are getting ready for July Fourth festivities, but the threat of wet weather has forced some to alter their plans.

07/03/2014

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Teen Suspect Arrested In Shooting Of 5-Year-Old Jersey City Boy

The 16-year-old suspect, who has not been identified, has been charged with aggravated assault, possession of weapon by minors and other charges.

06/06/2014

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880. The northbound lanes of the span will be closed for a 2-year bridge deck replacement project. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880) CLICK to enlarge

Commuters Survive First Real Test Of Pulaski Skyway Closure

The first weekday commute with the inbound Pulaski Skyway closed wasn’t much different from a normal Monday.

04/14/2014

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