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Flooding is seen after Irene from Chopper 880 - Wayne, NJ - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Proposal Would Use NJ Open Space Funds For Flood Buyouts; Measure Advances

There is a proposal in New Jersey to allow towns to be able to tap into state open space funds to help buy out flood-prone properties, similar to what FEMA does.

10/13/2011

Michael Cabaj was struck by a NJ TRANSIT train on Oct. 4, 2011 after leaving school (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Consider Rail Safety Improvements After Deadly Incidents

Three teens were killed in two incidents along NJ TRANSIT tracks recently, which has officials wondering how to do a better job of keeping people off the tracks.

10/05/2011

Nicholas Sabina's Father (credit: CBS 2)

Father Of Teen Struck And Killed By NJ TRANSIT Train Devastated By Loss

“He was such a good kid, always thoughtful. He wasn’t doing anything, just taking an innocent walk,” said the father 17-year-old Nicholas Sabina, who was killed.

10/03/2011

Car Door Handle (credit: clipart.com)

Car Thefts Plague Bergen County; Residents Advised To Lock Vehicles

Police said organized gangs of thieves have been snatching expensive electronics from unlocked cars and in other instances stealing luxury vehicles.

10/03/2011

Pornography (graphic: AP)

Major Child Porn Bust Made In Passaic County

Authorities have arrested 14 suspects ranging in age from 16 to 52-years-old in a major child pornography bust in New Jersey.

09/27/2011

Passaic River - Fairfield, NJ - Aug 28, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Rain-Soaked New Jersey Braces For More Flooding

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the entire state through Saturday afternoon.

09/23/2011

Waterlogged furniture sits on along Riverside Drive as a trash bag floats in floodwaters in Wayne, N.J., where the Passaic River has overflowed its banks and reached a community for the fourth time in six months following a storm, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Passaic, Pompton River Flooding Still Poses Threat In NJ

Rising rivers flooded roadways in some of the same communities hit hard by Hurricane Irene as several hundred New Jersey residents remained in shelters Friday, waiting for waters from Tropical Storm Lee to recede.

09/09/2011

A farm truck and snowmobile moved by the flood waters from the Tropical Storm Irene sits in the middle of a farmers corn field along Rt.30 Schoharie, N.Y., Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Cuomo Creates $15 Million Fund For NY Farms Damaged By Irene

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Irene caused significant damage to the state’s agriculture. He said there is already $45 million in damage to farms in the state.

09/03/2011

2010's Born To Run 5K. The second annual event will take place in Wayne, N.J., on Saturday. (credit: Dan Eckrote)

Born To Run 5K Memorial Race In Wayne Will Benefit Injured Baseball Player, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Over 400 participants are expected to come together in Wayne, N.J., on Saturday for a race which will honor the short life of one local man and simultaneously provide hope and aid to the family of young boy from the same town.

08/18/2011

Black Bear (credit: CBS 2)

Police Rangers Respond To NJ Bear Sighting

A large crowd has gathered to peer at the bear that, so far, hasn’t been aggressive. They’re hoping he eventually comes down and wanders back into the nearby woods.

07/31/2011

A fire burns in Wayne, NJ - Jul 11, 2011 (credit: CBS2)

3-Alarm Fire Tears Through Brittany Chase Condo Complex In Wayne

Flames gutted the top floor of the complex, leaving all of its residents without a place to call home.

07/11/2011

Lines outside the Motor Vehicles office off Route 46 in Wayne on July 11, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

New Jersey MVC Computers Crash As Extended Hours Go Into Effect

A computer outage at New Jersey’s 39 Motor Vehicle Commission agencies added to the stress and frustrations of drivers who were already dealing with long lines and wait times.

07/11/2011

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Logo

End Of Month Means Long Lines At New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission

Drivers want to be on the road enjoying the hot sumnmer months, not stuck at the Motor Vehicle Commission. But that’s exactly where many New Jerseyans were for hours on Thursday.

06/30/2011

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Talks Payroll Project Scandal

“Nobody paid as much attention to it as they should have — from me on down,” Bloomberg said after a graduation ceremony at Gracie Mansion.

06/28/2011

City Hall - New York, NY - File / Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Feds: $600M-Plus Of NYC’s ‘CityTime’ Payroll Project Was Tainted

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara called the fraud “epic in duration, magnitude and scope.” Prosecutors previously had put the figure at about $85 million.

06/20/2011

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