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Chief the dog is credited with rescuing Harper Wagner, 3 1/2. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Family’s Dogs Save Toddler From 400-Pound Black Bear

Chief is the lab mix Emily Wagner rescued two years ago, but on Wednesday morning Chief was the one who rescued her daughter.

07/02/2015

Spring Lake, N.J. beach (Credit: CBS 2)

Ocean City Retains Title As New Jersey’s Most Popular Beach

The southern New Jersey beach town that bills itself as “America’s Greatest Family Resort” was named the state’s most popular beach for the second straight year Thursday.

07/02/2015

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Love Your Country, Love Your Dog: Keep Pets Safe Over July 4th Weekend

More pets go missing over the Fourth of July weekend than any other time of year, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

07/02/2015

SWAT teams respond to the Islamic Center of Passaic County on July 2, 2015. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

New Jersey Mosque Evacuated In Apparent ‘Swatting’ Incident

There were some tense moments Thursday morning after a mosque in Paterson was evacuated following a threat was called in to police.

07/02/2015

A cat that was rescued after surviving a 28-mile ride stuck in a pickup truck's engine on July 2, 2015 in Hackettstown, NJ. (credit: Hackettstown Police)

Cat Survives 28-Mile Ride From PA To NJ Stuck Inside Pickup Truck Engine

Hackettstown police were called to the Mars Chocolate North America parking lot on a report of a cat inside the engine compartment of an employee’s Toyota pickup truck.

07/02/2015

Michelle Mian was struck and killed by a falling tree in New Milford, NJ on July 1, 2015. (credit: Handout)

21-Year-Old Woman Killed By Falling Tree In New Jersey After Powerful Storms

A family was in shock late Wednesday, after 21-year-old college student was struck and killed by a falling tree outside her home in Bergen County, New Jersey.

07/01/2015

JFK Airport

Justice Department Says It’s Looking Into Possible Airline Price Fixing

The Obama administration is looking into possible coordination among airlines to artificially keep airfares high.

07/01/2015

Newark Police vehicle (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

48 Arrested In Newark Area Drug Ring Takedown

Forty-eight people, including a juvenile, were arrested in following a five-month investigation into drugs and violence in Essex County, New Jersey.

07/01/2015

Delays at Penn Station after a person hit by a train in New Brunwsick snagged Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT trains. (Credit: David Williams)

Person Hit By Train In New Brunswick; NJ TRANSIT, Amtrak Trains Halted At Penn Station

NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak service headed toward New Jersey was halted at Penn Station late Wednesday afternoon, after a person was struck by a train in New Brunswick.

07/01/2015

Chairs along Ridgewood, New Jersey Fourth of July parade route. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Ridgewood Residents Secure Spots Days Ahead Of 4th Of July Parade

Hundreds of lawn chairs are already lined up in strategic spots in Ridgewood, New Jersey in advance of the town’s big 4th of July parade.

07/01/2015

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New Jersey Opens Review After 3 Teens Escape From Detention Facility

The boys — a 15-year-old and two 17-year-olds — are believed to be in the Newark area after they fled from the minimum-security Green Residential Community Home in Ringwood on Sunday.

07/01/2015

Chris Christie announces 2016 run (CBS2)

Chris Christie Focusing Campaign Efforts On New Hampshire Over Next Several Days

Christie participated in a town hall meeting Tuesday night in Sandown, New Hampshire.

07/01/2015

Sanitation worker Curtis Jackson jumped into action to stop an attempted robbery at this 7-11 store on East 23rd Street and Park Avenue. (Credit: CBS2)

In Case You Missed It: Bronx Biker Attacked, Dangerous Cell Phone Cases & More

Too busy to catch up on all the news? Here’s a recap of some recent stories you may have missed.

07/01/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a fire in Paterson, New Jersey on June 30, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Residents Toss Babies From Burning Homes In Paterson, New Jersey

The raging fire started Tuesday night on Hamilton Avenue. Flames and thick smoke could be seen shooting out of the homes.

07/01/2015

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Severe Storms Rip Down Trees, Power Poles In Parts Of New Jersey

Severe storms slammed parts of New Jersey Tuesday night, ripping down trees and power poles in some areas.

06/30/2015