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VIDEO: Alleged drunk driver speeds down New Jersey sidewalk

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (WPVI) -- Recently released video shows an alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto a sidewalk in New Jersey. The incident happened the night of February 9 in Jersey City.


The Coziest Restaurants in Hoboken and Jersey City

These winter months have been cold, to say the least. Between the polar vortex and the snowstorm that swept the tristate area {and kept us in traffic for six+ hours}, Hudson County residents are always looking for a warm, cozy place to kick back, relax, and enjoy the company of our loved ones. Cozy


Hoboken Continues Eco-Friendly Push With New Purchasing Plan

HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken has taken another eco-friendly step towards a greener future, city officials reported Thursday. The city will begin purchasing "100 percent clean, non-polluting renewable electricity" for municipal facilities starting in April of 2019. All electricity will now be purchased thro


15-Year-Old, Brooklyn Man Shot & Killed During Violent Night In Borough

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are now investigating a pair of deadly shootings in Brooklyn that has left two young men dead. One of the victims is just 15-years-old. Chopper 2 was over the scene Friday night. Authorities say officers responded to a call just before 6 p.m. at an apartment building o


Commuter Alert: Lane Closures In Jersey City To Cause Big Delays Near Holland Tunnel

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Commuters traveling through Jersey City can expect delays over the next few weeks due to construction near the Holland Tunnel. Utility crews started working near the busy roadway into New York at midnight on Friday.


NJ high school students arrested on grade-hacking charges

JERSEY CITY — Four students are charged with hacking into a school computer system and changing grades. The boys, ages 15 to 17, were arrested at Dickinson High School on Friday and charged with accessing and disclosing data, a Jersey City police spokeswoman said Saturday.


Jersey City plans to install 80+ speed bumps in 2019. Here’s where they are headed

Jersey City is set to install more than 80 new speed humps throughout the city this year. The traffic calming measures will be built in all six wards of the city, although the Bergen-Lafayette and West Side neighborhoods will receive the most. A total of 21 humps will be installed in Ward F, while 1


Summer Camps and Activities for Kids Near Hoboken + Jersey City

There’s no feeling like the first day of summer when you’re a kid, but as a parent, finding new and engaging ways to keep your child occupied can be stressful {especially if you’re a working parent}. Fortunately, a number of Hoboken, Jersey City, and Northern NJ organizations host summer camps to ke


Large Area Of Hoboken Left Without Power During Blackout

HOBOKEN, NJ — A large swath of southeast Hoboken was left without power on Thursday night, authorities said. City officials announced at 7:26 p.m. that portions of southeast Hoboken were without power due to an incident at 12th and Madison Streets.


The 34 best under-the-radar beauty products, according to INSIDER employees

We asked INSIDER employees from around the world to dish on their favorite makeup and skin-care products. Here are the 34 best under-the-radar products we think everyone should know about.


Yankees' Aaron Hicks wants a World Series: 'I’m tired of saying we came close'

The Yankees have had two great seasons in a row winning more than 100 games last year and making it to the American League Championship Series the year before, but that's not good enough for Aaron Hicks.


WHAT TO EXPECT: Quiet Saturday, very strong winds Sunday afternoon-evening

SYRACUSE (WSYR) - Saturday:. Overall, the start to the weekend is a quiet one for central New York. High pressure is almost right over us to start the day so plan on sunshine in the morning. However, clouds increase during the afternoon. This is your weekend day to get outside.


Rumor: Did Porzingis want out of New York because he didn’t want to play with Durant?

After the trade went down, the spin machines got busy. The Knicks said that Porzingis requested to be moved, and while there was some push back about that from KP’s camp there was no question he had his frustrations with the Knicks and might have looked around as a restricted free agent. Why did he


Yankees drop spring opener to Red Sox, 8-5

The Yankees’ first game in four months played out similarly to a typical bout between the Bombers and the Red Sox. New York jumped ahead early, fell behind in the middle innings, then mounted a valiant but unsuccessful comeback. Easy come easy go, I guess.


PLASTUCK: Why Are Some Hoboken Stores Continuing to Use Plastic Bags Despite the Ban?

With a more than a bit of fanfare, the City of Hoboken proudly implemented its single-use plastic bag ban last month, aimed at reducing the dependency of retailers and consumers on throw-away plastic.


‘Rikers Island’s most violent inmate’ attacks guard from Albion Correctional

MEDINA — Aniah Ferguson was called “Arch Enemy No. 1” and “Rikers Island’s most violent inmate” in an article in the New York Daily News in April 2017. Ferguson, who made national news when she led a vicious attack on a girl at a McDonald’s in Brooklyn when she was 16, an attack caught on video, was


Car is found riddled with bullets; shell casing found next to child seat

A Jersey City woman preparing to leave for work Friday morning found her car had been struck by at least three bullets overnight, and one of the shell casings was found in the back seat, next to a child restraint seat, a police source told The Jersey Journal.


No More MetroCards? MTA To Test New Fare System Where Riders Pay Using Smartphone

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Could the MetroCard soon be as outdated as the subway token?. The MTA is starting a pilot program, aimed at phasing out the current payment system and making way for new technology.


16-Year-Old Girl Goes Missing In Westchester

A 16-year-old girl has gone missing in the area and authorities are asking the public's help in locating her. Xiomari Diaz was last seen on Hawthorn Avenue in the city of Yonkers at 12:35 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22.


Young Woman Sings For Michael Bublé New York Concert Video

On Feb. 20, Michael Bublé held a concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City, but he ended up being the one impressed with someone else's vocals. During the show, he gave an audience member named Erin Bellucci a chance to sing one of her favorite songs: Etta James's "At Last." Before he handed