NJTV News with Mike Schneider

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Christie: I understand Sandy victims’ frustration

KEANSBURG, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says he understands the frustration of Superstorm Sandy victims who still have not gotten their homes or their lives back together 15 months after the storm. The governor met with a few storm-impacted ...

NFL, transit agency review Super Bowl rail logjam

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The head of New Jersey Transit is defending the agency's response to a huge bottleneck that left thousands of fans waiting for trains for hours after the Super Bowl. More than 30,000 people rode trains between MetLife ...

Nothing controversial in Super Bowl ads

NEW YORK (AP) — What Super Bowl ads will people discuss over the water cooler a day after the big game? There were no crude jokes. Sexual innuendo was kept to a minimum. And uncomfortable scenes were missing. In short, there wasn't much shock ...

NJ Transit: Congestion easing at MetLife Stadium

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit says passenger congestion at the rail station for MetLife Stadium has thinned significantly as Super Bowl fans continue to head home from the big game. NJ Transit spokesman John Durso Jr. says 28,000 ...

Hoosier’s software managed Super Bowl volunteers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A central Indiana woman says the wide geographic range of Super Bowl XLVIII activities and high levels of security have made volunteer management more challenging for this year's game. Florence May of McCordsville led a command ...

Salem 2 nuclear plant back in service

LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Southern New Jersey's Salem 2 nuclear power plant is back in service after it was shut down because of a control rod problem. The unit was shut down on Friday. PSEG Nuclear spokesman Joe Delmar tells the ...

Trains rolling to Super Bowl

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The gates are open and Super Bowl fans are heading into MetLife Stadium. Trains continue to shuttle hundreds from Secaucus. NJ Transit spokeswoman Nancy Snyder says fans have been orderly as they pass through security ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still falling

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are still seeing lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.24, down a penny from last week. That's also lower than ...

Menendez sets up fund for ethics, Justice probes

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez's political campaign paid a law firm $250,000 in December for legal costs related to Justice Department and Senate Ethics Committee investigations into his ties with a major donor. The Democrat also ...

Floating crane arrives for NY’s Tappan Zee project

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — One of the world's largest floating cranes has arrived in New York, where it will be used to build the new Tappan Zee Bridge. The Journal News reports (http://lohud.us/1hWzMpU) that the 400-foot-long Left Coast Lifter ...