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New Jersey: State in the United States
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. It is a peninsula, bordered on the north and east by the state of New York; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by the Delaware Bay and Delaware. New Jersey is the fourth-smallest state by area but the 11th-most populous, with 9 million residents as of 2017, making it the most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states with its biggest city being Newark. New Jersey lies completely within the combined statistical areas of New York City and Philadelphia. New Jersey was the second-wealthiest U.S. state by median household income as of 2017.

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'Ground zero' for sea level rise is New Jersey, new climate data suggests

Gas emissions are prompting flooding around New Jersey, according to a report by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Rutgers.
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Associated Press top stories for December 12th

Here's the latest for Thursday December 12th: Impeachment hearing nears vote, Officials investigate New Jersey shooting as domestic terrorism.  
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Videos for New Jersey


FBI probing Jersey City shooting as domestic terrorism [Video]FBI probing Jersey City shooting as domestic terrorism

The FBI will now oversee the investigation of this week's deadly attack on a New Jersey kosher grocery store, which officials are treating as an act of domestic terrorism, federal and state law..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:21Published

"The evidence points towards acts of hate" -New Jersey AG [Video]"The evidence points towards acts of hate" -New Jersey AG

Investigators are probing the deadly attack on a New Jersey kosher grocery store earlier this week as an act of domestic terrorism motivated by anti-Semitism and hatred of law enforcement, state..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:40Published

Jersey City shooting timeline [Video]Jersey City shooting timeline

Investigators are not sure why two shooters launched a deadly attack at a New Jersey kosher grocery store, federal and state officials said on Wednesday.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:12Published

At least six dead in Jersey City shooting -Police [Video]At least six dead in Jersey City shooting -Police

At least six people, including one police officer and two suspected gunmen, were killed in New Jersey in an hours-long standoff, according to police. Jillian Kitchener has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published

Jersey City police chief: Officers were 'brave' in deadly gunfight [Video]Jersey City police chief: Officers were 'brave' in deadly gunfight

At least six people, including one police officer and two suspected gunmen, were killed in a shootout around a New Jersey grocery store.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 03:12Published

Jersey City police chief: Officers were 'brave' in deadly gunflight [Video]Jersey City police chief: Officers were 'brave' in deadly gunflight

At least six people, including one police officer and two suspected gunmen, were killed in a shootout around a New Jersey grocery store.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 03:12Published

Police officer fatally shot, multiple deceased in Jersey City -Mayor [Video]Police officer fatally shot, multiple deceased in Jersey City -Mayor

The Mayor of Jersey City Steven Fulop said on Tuesday that one police officer was fatally shot and multiple people were found deceased inside of a building as an active shooter situation was underway.

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'Traitor!' v. 'Coup!' Impeachment divides electorate [Video]'Traitor!' v. 'Coup!' Impeachment divides electorate

Despite weeks of blockbuster testimony, U.S. voters remain fiercely divided over whether or not to impeach President Trump. Lisa Bernhard has more.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 03:14Published

More than 75,000 pounds of salad recalled amid E. coli outbreak [Video]More than 75,000 pounds of salad recalled amid E. coli outbreak

A New Jersey-based food producer has recalled nearly 100,000 pounds of salad products. According to UPI, the recall comes after at least 17 people have been infected with E. coli in eight states. Missa..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

'Dreamer' fears life in the 'shadows' amid DACA uncertainty [Video]'Dreamer' fears life in the 'shadows' amid DACA uncertainty

Maricruz Abarca is one of roughly 660,000 people, dubbed “Dreamers,” covered by DACA, which was created to protect immigrants who entered the United States illegally or overstayed a visa as..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:25Published

NCAA board votes to let student athletes endorse brands, accept sponsors [Video]NCAA board votes to let student athletes endorse brands, accept sponsors

U.S. college athletes can profit from brand sponsorships and endorsement deals under a new rule approved on Tuesday by the governing board of the NCAA, the organization that regulates U.S. collegiate..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:32Published

Home ablaze in New Jersey after small plane crash [Video]Home ablaze in New Jersey after small plane crash

A small plane crashed in Colonia, New Jersey, on Tuesday morning, local media reported, causing a fire that emergency responders battled to contain. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Mom Find Possible Drug Substance In Child's Candy Bag [Video]Mom Find Possible Drug Substance In Child's Candy Bag

A New Jersey parent found a suspicious looking item in her child’s Halloween-event haul. According to Newser, the parent found what appeared to be heroin. The item was placed in a plastic baggie with..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

'The Boss' Springsteen Showcases New Film [Video]'The Boss' Springsteen Showcases New Film

Musician and director of the film, Bruce Springsteen introduces his new album-based film "Western Stars" in New York. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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Dem hopefuls target Warren in latest debate [Video]Dem hopefuls target Warren in latest debate

Surging U.S. Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren came under repeated attack on her healthcare and tax policies in a debate on Tuesday, as moderate rivals pushed her to explain how she..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:46Published

 

FBI investigating New Jersey kosher grocery rampage as domestic terrorism

A fatal gun rampage at a kosher grocery store in northern New Jersey this week is now being treated as an act of domestic terrorism and the FBI will oversee the investigation, federal and state law..
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Jersey City shooting follows a rise in hate crimes, frightening pattern of attacks on Jewish sites

For Jews in North Jersey and beyond, the deadly Jersey City shooting follows a frighteningly familiar pattern.
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Funerals held for two NJ shooting victims

Members of New York's Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community gathered for funerals for Moshe Deutsch and Mindel Ferencz, two victims of Tuesday's shooting at a grocery in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Dec...
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Witness describes huddling with NJ shooting victim

Anayah Bey witnessed the shooting in Jersey City Tuesday that killed six people.  
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NJ Officials ID shooters in Kosher market killing

The New Jersey Attorney General said the two Jersey City attackers who stormed a Jewish market are also the prime suspects in the death of a man whose body was found in a car trunk over the..
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5 Charged in New Jersey in $722 Million Cryptocurrency Ponzi Scheme

Federal prosecutors said the defendants operated BitClub Network, a bogus investment scheme that they promoted as “the most transparent company in the history of the world” and “too big to..
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Motive unclear in deadly New Jersey kosher grocery rampage: officials

Investigators are not sure why two people launched a deadly attack at a New Jersey kosher grocery store, state officials said on Wednesday, but a federal law enforcement source said the incident did..
Reuters - Published

U.S. officials do not view New Jersey Jewish grocery attack as act of terrorism: source

This week's deadly attack on a New Jersey kosher grocery store does not appear to be an act of organized terrorism in the eyes of U.S. federal investigators, a law enforcement source said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Jewish grocery was targeted in New Jersey attack, motives unclear: officials

A pair of armed people targeted a New Jersey kosher grocery in an attack that killed six people including the shooters, though the motive of the attack remains unclear, public safety officials said on..
Reuters - Published

NJ Gov: no known threats linked to shooting

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said there are no known threats linked to Tuesday's deadly shootout that left two suspects and four others dead. Jersey City's Mayor tweeted that authorities believe a..
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New Jersey gun battle leaves six dead, including cop and both suspects

Police waged an hours-long gunfight with two men armed with high-powered rifles on Tuesday in and around a New Jersey cemetery and kosher market, leaving six people dead, including one officer and both..
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Multiple dead, including policeman in NJ shooting

Six people, including a police officer and three bystanders, were killed in a furious gunbattle in Jersey City. (Dec. 10)  
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Six dead, including a cop and two suspects, in New Jersey shooting

Six people, including a police officer and two suspected gunmen, were killed in an hours-long shootout that unfolded on Tuesday afternoon near a cemetery and a kosher grocery store in Jersey City, New..
Reuters - Published

Police officers shot while responding to an active shooter in Jersey City, New Jersey

Prosecutors confirmed that one officer has died while responding to the active shooter situation in New Jersey.  
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Police injured in New Jersey shootout

Police officers were shot Tuesday in the Jersey City standoff that left a neighborhood, including a school, on lockdown, authorities said. (Dec. 10)  
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A New Jersey lawmaker wants to make cursive mandatory in all elementary schools

A proposal to bring back mandatory cursive lessons has now drawn support from the ranking Democrat in the New Jersey State Assembly.
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New Jersey journalist re-arrested in Nigeria after brief glimpse of freedom

Omoyele Sowore, imprisoned in his home country of Nigeria since August, has been freed from government custody, but still has to stand trial.
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Cory Booker unveils plan to fight big ag mergers amid rural opportunity plan rollout

The U.S. senator from New Jersey is in the middle of a four-day swing through Iowa.
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In jab at Tennessee, Rutgers coach Greg Schiano calls New Jersey fans 'a little sharper'

"I think reflecting on (how things went in the Tennessee coaching search) just shows (New) Jersey people are a little sharper," Greg Schiano said.
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New York gave homeless 'offer they can't refuse,' New Jersey mayor's lawsuit claims

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka's administration has sued New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, accusing the fellow Democrat of dumping his city's population of homeless people on New Jersey's biggest city.
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New Jersey mayor sues New York City over moving homeless with 'offer they can't refuse'

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka's administration has sued New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, accusing the fellow Democrat of dumping his city's population of homeless people on New Jersey's biggest city.
Reuters - Published

'You're going to feel welcomed': Why more Latinos in the US are leaving the Catholic Church for Islam

A mosque in New Jersey is home to a growing community of Latino Muslims, many of them converts from other religions. Here's why.
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'Unsavory,' not impeachable: Democratic lawmaker explains why he opposes removing Trump

New Jersey Democrat Jeff Van Drew, who knows Donald Trump, said voters should decide next year whether to remove the president, not lawmakers.
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Roller coasters, a wave pool and a ski slope. Is this the future of malls?

A 3 million-square-foot mall in East Rutherford, New Jersey, will have a lot more than stores behind its walls when it fully opens.
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Powerful winter storm threatens millions of travelers heading home - especially in New England

As a winter storm continues east and disrupts holiday traffic, a nor'easter is set to dump heavy snow from New Jersey to Boston.
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The future of the American mall

Almost 1,700 stores inside malls closed in 2018, according to Bank of America, and so far this year, closings have reached more than 4,000. But one company believes it has found a way to reverse the..
CBS News - Published

Over 160 million people expected to shop between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday

The National Retail Federation expects about 165 million people will hit stores or shop online between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. CBS News correspondent Nikki Battiste joined "CBSN AM" from a Best..
CBS News - Published

Shoppers hit stores for Black Friday deals

The Black Friday shopping frenzy is officially underway. Some shoppers lined up for hours on Thanksgiving night to take advantage of the doorbuster deals. Johny Fernandez joined CBSN AM from the Best..
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Sneak peek: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons and floats

Volunteers test fly Macy's Thanksgiving Parade balloons at at MetLife Stadium parking lot in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
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Toys R Us comeback: The new company's first toy store opens Wednesday

Toys R Us opens its first new store at Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus, New Jersey. A location also opens soon in Houston.
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Hospital says donated kidney was transplanted into wrong patient in NJ

Both patients on the transplant waiting list had the same name and a similar age, according to the hospital.
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Woman faces up to 10 years in prison for deadly texting while driving case

A New Jersey woman is facing up to 10 years in prison after being convicted in a groundbreaking case. She was texting while driving and slammed into a car that killed a pedestrian. Meg Oliver reports.
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Mary Previte, Grateful Survivor of a Concentration Camp, Dies at 87

Rescued in Japanese-occupied China, she sought out her saviors a half-century later. In New Jersey, she turned a youth detention center into a national model.
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Jon Bon Jovi on feeding the community

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi made a career out of filling stadiums with cheering fans, and now he's using that appeal – and his own financial resources – to help feed the homeless and needy through his JBJ..
CBS News - Published

Aging well: The allure of vintage spirits

While renovating his Keyport, New Jersey house this past September, Ron Lewert found a stash of Gilbey's Dry Gin – 12 bottles – hidden in a crawlspace in the roof. The gin was as old as the house,..
CBS News - Published

Could Jimmy Hoffa's body be in an old New Jersey landfill? Yes, an expert says

A former New Jersey landfill may hold the grave of the former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared from a restaurant on July 30, 1975.
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'We're the sleeping giant': Meet the man who thinks he can turn New Jersey red in 2020

Steve Rogers has been a GOP operative in North Jersey for more than 30 years. He calls the Garden State a 'sleeping giant' for 2020.
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Recipe: Soul Sprouts, from JBJ Soul Kitchen

A dish, perfect for Thanksgiving, from singer and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi, whose restaurants help feed the homeless and needy in New Jersey
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10-year-old boy dies after high school football shooting in New Jersey

A 10-year-old boy who was shot at a New Jersey high school football game has died. Micah Tennant was one of three people shot at a Pleasantville-Camden High School football game Friday night. Four men..
CBS News - Published

Cory Booker Jokes Biden ‘Might Have Been High’ When He Made Marijuana Comments

At the Democratic debate, the New Jersey senator sparred with the former vice president over legalizing marijuana.
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10-Year-Old Boy Who Was Shot at High School Football Game Dies

The victim was a spectator at a Friday night playoff game in New Jersey.
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