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Lord Balatbat, Lolibeth Ortega and their three children (Credit: Handout)

Fundraiser To Benefit Kids Of Jersey City Couple Killed In Virginia Campground Tornado

The Jersey City Youth Foundation will donate 50 percent of its proceeds from the event to the children of Lord Balatbat and Lolibeth Ortega.

8 hours ago

Arthur Garlick (Wyckoff PD)

Police: Wyckoff Man Steals Grandma’s Car From Church Lot, Sells It For Heroin

A New Jersey man has been charged in connection with the theft of his grandmother’s car from a church parking lot.

10 hours ago

Stranded commuters at Penn Station after a NJ TRANSIT train broke down on July 29, 2014. (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

NJ TRANSIT Train Breaks Down Outside Hudson River Tunnel In NYC

Workers have removed a NJ TRANSIT commuter train that became disabled just outside the Hudson River tunnel in New York City.

10 hours ago

FILE - A black bear is spotted in Vernon, N.J. on April 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Black Bear Breaks Into Vernon, NJ Home, Paws Through Kitchen

Police said the bear broke a window screen and climbed through the window from the deck of the home on Grandview Drive.

12 hours ago

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Authorities Identify Woman Killed In Essex Fells Fire

A woman who died in a fire in Essex Fells, New Jersey this past weekend has been identified.

07/28/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

New Jersey Cities Announce Partnership For Public Safety, Other Services

Three northern New Jersey mayors on Monday announced plans for a partnership between mayors around the state to improve public safety and reduce costs.

07/28/2014

Residents of West New York, New Jersey say concerts at Pier 97 can be heard all the way across the Hudson River. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Residents: Concerts At Manhattan Venue Are Making Noise Across Hudson

Some New Jersey residents have been getting a front-row seat to the summer’s hottest shows, but not everyone has been thrilled with the free music.

07/28/2014

A water main break caused a sinkhole and left some without water service in Fort Lee, New Jersey on Monday, July 28. (Credit: CBS 2)

Water Main Break Causes Sinkhole, Cuts Off Service To Building In Fort Lee

A water main break caused a massive sinkhole to open up on a street in Fort Lee, New Jersey Monday afternoon.

07/28/2014

Police and ambulances arrive on the scene outside a Jersey City Walgreens, where a police officer was killed in the line of duty July 13, 2014. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Newark, Jersey City And Paterson Mayors Announce Anti-Crime Plan

Monday’s announcement is expected to cover measures such as tracking criminals who move from city to city, gang intelligence and police manpower issues.

07/28/2014

Parishioners are trying to raise funds to repair the bells and organs at this Jersey City church after they were struck by lightning. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parishioners Look To Repair Bells, Organ System Silenced By Lightning At Jersey City Church

Church bells and a century-old organ system at a Jersey City church have been silenced following a lightning strike.

07/27/2014

Residents ran for their lives following a fiery crash near a gas station in Paterson. (Credit: CBS 2)

Residents Run For Their Lives After Fiery Crash At Paterson Gas Station

It came out of nowhere! A car crashed and burst into flames near fuel pumps at a gas station in Paterson.

07/27/2014

A memorial has been placed at the site of an accident that left two popular Randolph, NJ teens dead. (Credit:CBS 2)

Community Gathers At Site Of Crash That Claimed The Lives Of Randolph Teens

A New Jersey community has been devastated by the deaths of two popular high school students.

07/27/2014

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Woman Dies After Being Pulled From Fire In Essex Fells, NJ

The cause of the deadly blaze in Essex Fells remains under investigation.

07/27/2014

Scene of accident in Randolph, N.J. that killed two teenagers (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Teenagers Killed In Accident In Randolph, N.J.

Two juveniles were killed in a single-vehicle accident in Randolph on Saturday, according to police.

07/26/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

2 Women Killed, 2 Children Injured In N.J. Crash

State Police say two women were killed and two children were injured when their car and a pickup truck collided on the Garden State Parkway in southern New Jersey.

07/26/2014