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South Plainfield, N.J. Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teen Boy For 5 Years

A high school teacher in South Plainfield, New Jersey, was accused Monday of sexually assaulting a young man for nearly five years – beginning when the victim was a 15-year-old boy.

14 hours ago

Mumford and Sons perform at Forest Hills Stadium on August 28, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Mumford & Sons To Bring 2-Day Music Festival To Seaside Heights

The event will be held June 5 and 6. Other bands scheduled to perform include The Flaming Lips, Alabama Shakes and Dawes.

15 hours ago

Capt. Gregory Barnas (credit: CBS 2)

Tribute To Fallen Jersey City Firefighter Goes Viral

For the one year anniversary of his death, family friend Erica Gardella came up with a unique way to honor Greg Barnas and his generosity.

03/01/2015

A photo from the U.S. Coast Guard helicopter shows rescue crews searching for a truck that fell through the ice in Toms Rivers, N.J., on March 1, 2015. (credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Truck Falls Through Frozen River In Ocean County; Dog Found Dead Inside

Rescue crews found a dog dead inside a pickup truck that fell through the ice on a southern New Jersey waterway, but no one else was inside, police said.

03/01/2015

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Parts Of Tri-State Area Hit With Several Inches Of Snow

It was a snowy start to March after a freezing February.

03/01/2015

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More Snow On The Way As Tri-State Bids Farewell To February

New York City as well as points east and west are expected to see up to 3 inches of snow, with lesser amounts south where the changeover to rain occurs early.

02/28/2015

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Congress Passes Temporary Homeland Security Funding Bill To Avoid Shutdown

The battle surrounding long term funding is actually over immigration reform.

02/28/2015

Barnegat Bay Frozen Over Jan. 2014 (Credit: Robert Burnaford )

Kayaker Rescued From Icy Waters Of Barnegat Bay

Emergency responders came to the aid of a man who fell out of his kayak on Barnegat Bay.

02/28/2015

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NJ Gas Prices Increase For Fourth Straight Week

For the fourth straight week, gas prices are up in New Jersey.

02/28/2015

Officials outside a fatal fire on Chancellor Avenue in Irvington, New Jersey on Feb. 28, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

1 Dead Following Fire At Home In Irvington, NJ

The fire began just after 1 a.m. Saturday at a three-story home on Chancellor Avenue in Irvington.

02/28/2015

The U.S. Capitol is seen at dusk as the U.S. Congress struggles to find a solution to fund the Department of Homeland Security on February 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The DHS budget is set to expire at midnight this evening after the House of Representatives failed to pass a short term funding bill earlier today. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

U.S. House Passes 1-Week DHS Funding Bill Ahead Of Midnight Deadline

The U.S. House of Representatives late Friday passed a bill extending funding for the Department of Homeland Security by one week — just two hours before a midnight deadline.

02/27/2015

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Man With Heart Issues Revived Near Newark Airport Baggage Claim

Authorities say a 74-year-old man found unresponsive on the ground near a baggage carousel at Newark Liberty International Airport has been revived by police officers.

02/27/2015

New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton (file)

NJ Lawmaker Won’t Seek Re-Election As Questions Mount Over Sandy Charity

A New Jersey lawmaker will not seek re-election as questions mount over her husband’s use of a charity involving a home damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

02/27/2015

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Christie Omits NJ’s ‘Transportation Trust Fund’ From Budget Address

Gov. Chris Christie made news on the state’s beleaguered Transportation Trust Fund this week by not mentioning it in his 25-minute budget address.

02/27/2015

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NY Exhibits Mark Centennial Of Frank Sinatra’s Birth

A couple of New York exhibits are paying homage to the centennial of Frank Sinatra’s birth by displaying rare photographs and mementos, many of them from the family archive.

02/27/2015