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South Plainfield high school evacuated (CBS2)

South Plainfield H.S. Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

The school superintendent says police and bomb-sniffing dogs searched the building and did not find any explosives.

12/16/2014

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Red-Light Camera Pilot Program Set To End In New Jersey

The lights were set to go out this week for the red-light camera program in New Jersey, although some lawmakers want them to stay on.

12/15/2014

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N.J. Bill Would Mean Fines For Falsifying Caller ID Information

Scammers who manipulate how their phone number appears on caller ID could face a $10,000 fine, under a measure unanimously approved by the New Jersey state General Assembly on Monday.

12/15/2014

A man was captured on camera inside Congregational Baptist Church in Newark. (Photo: CBS2)

Pastor Livid After New Jersey Church Robbed 9 Times In A Month

Crime was caught on tape in a house of the holy.

12/15/2014

L-R: Chaka Castro, Octavius Scott, Johnisha Williams, Juan Fernando Olaya. (credit: Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office)

4 Texans Charged In String Of New Jersey Home Invasions

The robberies began late in October and have occurred in Edison, South Plainfield and Old Bridge.

12/15/2014

President Barack Obama addresses troops at New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Dec. 15, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Obama Thanks Troops In New Jersey Ahead Of Holidays

Obama observed the end of combat operations in Afghanistan by visiting U.S. troops at New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The base has been a launching point for deployments to Afghanistan.

12/15/2014

Salvation Army Red Kettle Near Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY (file / credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Stretched To Its Limit, Salvation Army Hackensack Corps Looks For Bigger Space

The charity is currently operating out of a Teaneck church that has about a quarter of the space officials would like, said Paul Valverde, the chapter’s commanding officer.

12/15/2014

A FedEx truck overturned in New Jersey, spilling dozens of packages on what is typically the delivery company's busiest day of the year. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

FedEx Truck Overturns In Mahwah, Spills Packages

Authorities said the driver lost control of the double-trailer and veered off the right side of the road, then went down a grass median and ended up on an exit ramp.

12/15/2014

Gov. Chris Christie with WFAN radio's Boomer & Carton on May 23, 2014 (Credit: Jerry Recco/WFAN)

Philly Councilman Rips ‘Fat’ Christie For Rooting On Cowboys

Democrat Jim Kenney is either really passionate about his Eagles or simply a sore loser. Maybe it’s both.

12/15/2014

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Boat Spotted On Garden State Parkway In Wall Township

Several drivers snapped photos and took video when they spotted the boat in the northbound lanes near Exit 98 in Wall Township.

12/14/2014

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Drop In Gas Prices Has Motorists Rejoicing

In New Jersey, the average price per gallon is $2.52, down from $3.29 a year ago.

12/14/2014

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

Officials: 267 Bears Killed In New Jersey Hunt

The state Division of Fish & Wildlife’s website showed that more than half of the bears were shot in Sussex County, where hunters harvested 146 bruins.

12/14/2014

FILE -- Jeremih performs in New York City. (credit: Barnard/Getty Images)

R&B Singer Jeremih Arrested At Newark Liberty Airport

A member of the 27-year-old “Don’t Tell ‘Em” singer’s party tried opening the door Friday in an attempt to get his tardy fellow travelers on board the Phoenix-bound flight, Port Authority police said.

12/14/2014

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Small Earthquake Recorded Near Central New Jersey

Officials say a very small earthquake in central New Jersey has caused no damage or injuries.

12/13/2014

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New Jersey Gas Prices Continue To Drop

Motorists continue to see sharply lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.

12/13/2014