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Marriage equality supporters take part in a march and rally ahead of US Supreme Court arguments on legalizing same-sex marriage in New York on March 24, 2013. (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Legal Hearing To Test Federal Gay Marriage Ruling

The hearing brings the spotlight on gay marriage back to New Jersey, where the legal battle over the issue has been waged since 2002 – before any state recognized same-sex marriage.

08/11/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker with Former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley in Newark, N.J. - June 8, 2013 (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Report: Booker Strays From Campaign Events, Leads Polls

Booker holds a commanding 40-point lead in the latest Quinnipiac University poll in the race to fill late Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s Senate seat.

07/28/2013

Acting NJ Attorney General John Hoffman announcing human trafficking ring bust at news conference in Trenton, July 18, 2013. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

N.J. Authorities Bust Suspected Human Trafficking Ring

All six defendants are Mexican nationals living in the United States illegally, the state attorney general said. They were being held in the Ocean County Jail.

07/18/2013

Princeton Theological Seminary (credit: Google Street View)

ACLU Sues New Jersey Over Funding For Religious Schools

New Jersey’s plans to award more than $11 million to an all-male Jewish school and Princeton Theological Seminary violates state law and should be stopped, civil liberties groups said in a complaint filed Monday.

06/24/2013

Distracted Driving (credit: File/Clip Art)

N.J. Bill Seeks Crackdown On Distracted Driving By Forcing Drivers To Hand Over Phones

State Sen. James Holzapfel (R-Ocean County) introduced the measure over concerns about the rise in accidents linked to texting and calling while driving.

06/10/2013

Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman. (credit: Office of the Attorney General)

Christie Appoints Acting State Attorney General

John Hoffman, a 47-year-old Marlton resident, was named by former AG Jeff Chiesa in August to serve as executive assistant attorney general.

06/10/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the statehouse in Trenton on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Christie Calls For October Special Election To Fill Lautenberg’s Senate Seat

The governor made an announcement during a Tuesday afternoon news conference in Trenton. The special primary would be Aug. 13, with the special election held Oct. 16.

06/04/2013

Gas Pump (file / credit: clipart.com)

New Jersey Gas Stations Sued For Selling Aviation Fuel As Gasoline

The stations are located in North Plainfield, Trenton, Manasquan, Lawrenceville and Scotch Plains. The lawsuit announced Tuesday also names their parent company, a fuel distributor and fuel transporter.

05/28/2013

The scene where an armed gunman, identified as Gerald Tyrone Murphy, held three people hostage. He was later shot and mortally wounded by police. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Gun Used In Trenton Hostage Situation Was Fake

State Police Lt. Stephen Jones says hostage-taker Gerald Tyrone Murphy had a replica semi-automatic handgun. Jones says that doesn’t change the way officers responded.

05/17/2013

Trenton Standoff

Trenton Hostage Situation Ends, Suspect Dead

The hostages are safe and the suspect is dead, police said.

05/12/2013

Trenton Standoff

Standoff Persists In Trenton; Woman, Child Killed

A hostage situation persisted in Trenton, N.J., Saturday morning, after a woman and a child were found dead inside a home.

05/11/2013

Gov. Chris Christie

Down Comes Christie’s Hand And Snuffs A Spider Out

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had no mercy for a spider that crawled up onto his desk as he spoke to a group of children late last week.

05/06/2013

The Sept. 11th memorial truck driven by Thomas Scalgione and Mark Niemczyk, who are accused of running a fake 9/11 charity. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Men Indicted On Charges They Ran Phony 9/11 Charity

Thomas Scalgione of Stafford Township and Mark Niemczyk of Tinton Falls have been indicted on conspiracy and theft by deception charges.

05/06/2013

Gov. Chris Christie delivers the State of the State address in the Assembly chamber in Trenton - Jan. 8, 2013 (credit: NJ Statehouse/Governor'ss Office)

Full Text: Gov. Chris Christie’s 2013 State Of The State Address

Since George Washington delivered the first State of the Union in New York on this day in 1790, it has been the tradition of executive leaders to report on the condition of the nation and state at the beginning of the legislative year…

01/08/2013

Michael Vanhise (MySpace)

Judge: ‘Cannibal Cop’ Conspirator Not Granted Bail, Deemed Danger To Community

Prosecutor Randall Jackson told the judge that Michael Vanhise took part in surveillance of targets of the plot and even sent pictures of his 7-year-old niece to other conspirators, suggesting the little girl as someone to be kidnapped and eaten.

01/07/2013

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