Lawyers for two key figures in a political payback scandal ensnaring Gov. Chris Christie's administration are trying to persuade a judge not to force them to turn over text messages and other private communications to New Jersey legislators investigating the matter.
Fort Lee released hours of dispatch tapes Friday from the week in September when traffic jams ostensibly orchestrated for political purposes clogged streets and trapped motorists in their cars for hours.
The young woman thought she was getting a ride home to the Bronx, but instead, the two men drove her over the George Washington Bridge to Fort Lee. If it hadn't been for a hero taxi driver, her ordeal could have been much worse.