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Big Crowds Expected On NJ TRANSIT Trains For American Pharoah’s Race On Jersey Shore

NJ TRANSIT will be adding extra trains this weekend for fans wishing to see American Pharoah run the Haskell Invitational.

07/31/2015

A child was left in a hot car in the Hackensack Costco parking lot. (Credit: CBS2)

Bergen Officers Describe Rescuing Toddler Left In Hot Van For Over 30 Minutes

A woman stood charged with endangering the welfare of a child Friday, after allegedly leaving the 2-year-old in a hot car while she shopped at the Costco in Hackensack, New Jersey.

07/31/2015

Former Hackensack Police Chief Ken Zisa (credit: CBS 2)

Appeals Court Overturns Misconduct Conviction Against Former Hackensack Police Chief

Friday’s ruling reversed those convictions and also upheld a lower court judge’s decision reversing separate misconduct convictions.

07/31/2015

Investigators on the scene of a serious single car crash in Clifton, NJ on July 31, 2015. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

2 Killed When Vehicle Overturns On Route 3 In Clifton, NJ

It happened around 3 a.m. on Route 3 westbound near Route 46 and the Valley Road exit.

07/31/2015

A child was left in a hot car in the Hackensack Costco parking lot. (Credit: CBS2)

Watch: Officers Rescue Toddler From Hot Car In Hackensack Parking Lot

A video taken by a good Samaritan in the parking lot of a Hackensack, N.J. Costco shows a hot weather disgrace.

07/30/2015

Ronald Witherspoon Jr. was killed by a stray bullet in Jersey City, but six people will receive his organs. (Credit: CBS2)

6 People To Receive Organs From Jersey City Teen Cut Down By Tragedy

The life of a teenage boy was cut short by a stray bullet on a Jersey City street, but now, he has given the gift of life to six strangers.

07/30/2015

A suspect in the theft of 102 pairs of underwear from a Victoria's Secret store in Wayne, New Jersey. (Credit: Wayne Police)

Police: Man Stole Nearly $1,500 Worth Of Underwear From Wayne, N.J. Victoria’s Secret

Police on Thursday were searching for a man who raided a Victoria’s Secret store in Wayne, New Jersey of 102 pairs of underwear.

07/30/2015

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Judge Soon To Rule On Contamination Settlement Between N.J., Exxon

A judge on Thursday was weeks away from deciding whether to allow a disputed environmental contamination settlement between New Jersey and Exxon Mobil Corp.

07/30/2015

American Pharoah (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oceanport Braces For Swarm Of Fans As American Pharoah Gets Ready To Run

The first Triple Crown winner in 37 years was back in the Tri-State Area on Thursday.

07/30/2015

A van drove off with a bag filled with tens of thousands of dollars that was accidentally left behind by an employee of an ATM company in Mahwah, N.J. (credit: CBS2)

NJ Police Arrest Suspect In Theft Of ATM Bag With $150,000 Left On Curb

Surveillance video shows a worker for ATMForUs.com placing the bag down next to his car on Industrial Avenue on Monday before driving off.

07/30/2015

A "Welcome to New Jersey" sign is seen in the front of the New Jersey Department of Transportation headquarters in Ewing, N.J. (Credit: Famartin/Wikimedia Commons)

Poll: New Jerseyans’ Opinion Of Garden State Hits 35-Year Low

According to a new Monmouth University poll, 55 percent of New Jerseyans have a positive opinion about living in the state.

07/30/2015

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Gov. Christie Orders Flags At Half-Staff For EMT Killed In Crash

Authorities said the ambulance was on its way to assist at an auto accident when the crash occurred.

07/30/2015

FILE -- These Ortley Beach, N.J., homes were badly damaged in Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Study: Sandy’s Impact Takes Toll On Residents’ Mental Health

A new study finds the lingering effects of Superstorm Sandy are taking a toll on the mental health of New Jersey residents impacted by the storm.

07/30/2015

A Jersey City Medical Center ambulance. (credit; CBS 2)

Jersey City Training Volunteers To Help With 911 Medical Calls

According to Mayor Steven Fulop, when a 911 medical call is received, GPS technology will be used to alert a volunteer who is nearby.

07/30/2015

Fire crews respond to a manhole fire on West 190th Street in Manhattan on July 30, 2015. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS2)

Manhole Fire Knocks Out Power In Washington Heights As Tri-State Faces Another Day Of Extreme Heat

About 800 Con Edison customers lost power after a manhole fire on West 190th Street in Washington Heights. It happened around 5 a.m. Thursday.

07/30/2015