NJ News

NJ Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison In Frying Pan Murder Case

A New Jersey man convicted of beating his wife with a frying pan and strangling her to death is going to prison for 30 years before parole.

02/26/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a fire in Sayreville on Feb. 26, 2015. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS2)

Several Businesses Destroyed In Sayreville Strip Mall Fire

A pizzeria, liquor store and dry cleaners were completely wiped out by the blaze, which broke out around 5:30 a.m. Thursday on Main Street.

02/26/2015

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Kashif Parvaiz Convicted Of Plotting Wife’s Fatal Boonton Shooting

The Morris County jury found Kashif Parvaiz guilty on Thursday of scheming with his Massachusetts girlfriend to kill his wife and make it look like a random attack.

02/26/2015

Smoke continues to rise from an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, following a massive fire. (Credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS880)

Victims Of Edgewater Fire Want Monitor On Hand During Salvage Process

Residents are demanding that a group representing their interests be allowed on site to monitor the process.

02/26/2015

An overturned tractor-trailer on Route 17 in Rochelle Park, NJ on Feb. 26, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Overturned Tractor-Trailer Hits Building, Power Lines On Route 17 In Rochelle Park, NJ

Police in New Jersey are investigating an overnight crash in Rochelle Park.

02/26/2015

This couple is living in fear in Lakewood, New Jersey after testifying against a gang member in the murder of a police officer. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Couple Living In Fear After Testifying In Lakewood, N.J. Cop’s Murder Trial

A couple witnessed a murder and testified against the suspect, but now, they are living in fear. They gave their first interview to CBS2’s Christine Sloan on Wednesday.

02/25/2015

Kashif Parvaiz, Nazish Noorani

Jury Mulls Case Of Man Accused Of Setting Up Murder Of Wife In Boonton, N.J.

Jury deliberations have begun in the train of a man accused of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife in Boonton, New Jersey.

02/25/2015

Paterson police cruiser (Photo: CBS 2)

2 Injured In Shooting In Paterson, NJ High-Rise

Two men were wounded in what appears to be an accidental shooting inside a northern New Jersey high-rise building.

02/25/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie May Run In 2016 But Still Focused On New Jersey

Gov. Chris Christie is back on the town-hall circuit to sell his latest pension overhaul plan.

02/25/2015

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Hospital CEO John Sheridan’s Wife Stabbed To Death, Police Say

The wife of a New Jersey hospital executive who was found dead with her husband in their burning New Jersey home last year died from a stab wound to her chest that punctured her aorta, an official said Wednesday.

02/25/2015

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Documents Obtained After Bin Laden Raid Presented In Terror Trial At Brooklyn Court

Declassified al-Qaida documents obtained after the 2011 raid of Osama bin Laden’s Pakistan compound have been presented at the U.S. trial of a suspect charged in a British terrorism plot.

02/25/2015

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT Weighs Possibility Of Fare Hikes, Service Cuts

NJ TRANSIT said Tuesday that fare hikes or service “adjustments” were a possibility as the transportation agency deals with a major budget gap.

02/25/2015

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2 New Jersey Man, Florida Woman Accused In Counterfeit Check Scam

Two northern New Jersey men and a woman from Florida stood accused Wednesday of stealing $700,000 from various banks in several states through a counterfeit check scheme.

02/25/2015

If winter has you down, a great way to improve your mood is to wear colors that remind you of warmth. (Photo: CBS2)

Fashion Expert: Adding Color To Your Wardrobe Can Brighten Your Day

If you’re sick and tired of winter, and tend to wear a lot of black, some people are turning things around with color.

02/25/2015

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Ridgewood Water Customers Socked With High Bills After Meter Overhaul

A New Jersey water company overhauled its systems, but that was not a good thing for many customers who suddenly got socked with bills running into the thousands of dollars.

02/25/2015