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Cops: Hit-And-Run Driver Crossed Three Lanes, Slammed Into Motorcycle

The search is on for a driver who was involved in a hit-and-run in Linden, New Jersey back in August. Police say a white SUV cut across three lanes of traffic and collided with a motorcycle.

09/17/2014

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Health Officials: Enterovirus Cases Confirmed In NY, NJ And Connecticut

Health officials have confirmed two cases in New Jersey and New York City of a respiratory illness that is caused by an uncommon virus.

09/17/2014

A car drives over a speed bump on Erie Street in Jersey City. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Jersey City Drives Toward Lowering Big Speed Bumps

Engineers are waiting for the approval of a proposal to start bringing down the abnormally high speed bumps on Erie Street, which aim to prevent drivers from speeding past schools.

09/17/2014

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21 Bills Introduced To Fight New Jersey Heroin Use, Addiction

New Jersey lawmakers are stepping up to try and fight the heroin epidemic.

09/17/2014

"Rocky" the bobcat keeps running away from his New Jersey home, prompting concern from neighbors.. (Photo: CBS 2)

Pet Bobcat Repeatedly On The Lam Becomes The Talk Of Manahawkin, N.J.

A New Jersey homeowner has landed in court because she can’t seem to keep her pet bobcat corralled. It seems the frisky feline likes to roam, leaving neighbors nervous.

09/17/2014

The scene of a house fire and explosion in East Brunswick, NJ on Sept. 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Find Body Inside Home After Fire, Explosion In East Brunswick

The explosion rocked the quiet neighborhood just after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

09/17/2014

Bellevue Hospital's entrance atrium during Sandy, left, and a year later, right. (credit: Bellevue Hospital Center)

Report: Nearly 90 Percent Of Tri-State Area Hospitals Faced ‘Critical Challenges’ During Sandy

When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn’t get to work — problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle.

09/17/2014

A car drives over a speed bump on Erie Street in Jersey City. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Large Speed Bump Rattles Jersey City Drivers

Some cars come to a complete stop at the large speed bump, but others go way too fast, bottoming out and banging bumpers.

09/16/2014

This house in Chatham, N.J., was recently burglarized, police said. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Confronts Burglar Near Bedroom In Latest Chatham Break-In

While police have not yet linked all of the crimes there have been some similarities. The burglars have entered through unlocked doors and window while residents are asleep inside.

09/16/2014

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N.J. Lawmakers To Discuss Joining Major Transportation Agencies

New Jersey is almost out of money to pay for its roads, so at a hearing next week, lawmakers will look into merging three big agencies.

09/16/2014

Dale Avenue School in Paterson, New Jersey (Credit: CBS 2)

Dad Outraged After School Allows Woman To Take Wrong Child From Paterson School

Gemar Mills said his 3-year-old daughter Madison left the Dale Avenue School in Paterson with a stranger in her 50s on Monday

09/16/2014

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NJ Athletic Association Launches Probe After High School Football Team Alleges Racial Taunting

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association is investigating after football players at North Plainfield High School say they were the victims of racial taunting by another team.

09/16/2014

Michelle Lodzinski appears in court in New Brunswick, N.J., on Sept. 16, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Michelle Lodzinski Pleads Not Guilty In Son’s 1991 NJ Murder

Michelle Lodzinski is charged with killing Timothy Wiltsey in 1991, but her attorney has said she “adamantly denies” the charges.

09/16/2014

Torah scribe Rabbi Reuven Yaacobov writes a paragraph of a Torah as part of the exhibition 'The Creation of the World' on July 10, 2014 at the Jewish Museum in Berlin. (Photo credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

First New Synagogue In More Than A Century Opens In Hoboken, N.J.

Rabbi Schapiro said he’s seen a lot of development in the area.

09/16/2014

Authorities are investigating a car chase that led to police opening fire in Rutherford, NJ on Sept. 16, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Dead After Chase, Police-Involved Shooting In Rutherford

Authorities said the chase began in Lyndhurst over a stolen vehicle and ended around 2:34 a.m. with shots fired at the intersection of Rutherford Avenue and Ridge Road in Rutherford.

09/16/2014