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Counselor, 16, Accused Of Molesting 6-Year-Old Boys At Tenafly Day Camp

A 16-year-old camp counselor stood accused Thursday of molesting three 6-year-old boys at a camp in Tenafly, New Jersey.

08/14/2014

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Woman, Two Teens Leap Off Of Roof To Escape Lodi House Fire

A woman and her two teenage children jumped about eight feet off a roof and over a fence after a balloon sparked a fire in their Lodi home.

08/14/2014

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New Jersey Man Charged With Killing His Cousin, Her 10-Year-Old Foster Daughter In Long Branch

A New Jersey man is accused of strangling his cousin and her 10-year-old foster daughter after he was caught taking pornographic photographs of the young girl, authorities said.

08/14/2014

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First On CBS 2: Man Killed In Alleged Love Triangle In Carteret, N.J.

The body of Amaury Maldonado, 32, was found in a home located at the corner of Elmwood Avenue and Clifford Street.

08/14/2014

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Islamic Flag Flying Outside Garwood Home Draws Controversy Among Neighbors

A New Jersey man’s expression of religious freedom is stirring up controversy after residents raised concerns over a flag flying outside his home.

08/13/2014

Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.

08/13/2014

Guiseppe Tedesco remained silent as he faced his victim's family in a New Jersey courtroom. (Credit CBS 2)

Convicted Killer Sentenced In Connection With NJ Courtroom Scuffle

A New Jersey man has been sentenced for sparking a courtroom scuffle just moments after a jury convicted him of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a female friend.

08/13/2014

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Christie, Booker Take ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ To Raise Money, Awareness For ALS

Christie nominated three other people to complete the challenge within 24 hours or donate $100: Democratic New Jersey U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and late-night TV host Jimmy Fallon.

08/13/2014

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Red Bank Man Ends Cross-Country Charity Run In Central Park

The Red Bank, N.J., resident ran for the charity, Stand Up to Cancer, and started his trek in Oceanside, Calif., on May 11.

08/13/2014

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N.J. Pharmacy Owner, 15 Others Charged In Oxycodone Distribution Scheme

The owner of a pharmacy in Belleville, New Jersey was accused along with 15 others Wednesday with running a scheme to obtain and distribute oxycodone fraudulently.

08/13/2014

James Woetzel appears in court on Aug. 13, 2014. (credit: Christine Sloan/CBS 2)

Man Accused Of Driving Into Farmers Market, Killing 1, Pleads Not Guilty

James Woetzel, 48, has been charged with vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

08/13/2014

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Highland Park Residents Take Sidewalk Repair Citation Issue To Court

While some Highland Park, N.J., residents have complied with repair citations to sidewalks outside their homes, some are fighting them and taking the issue to court.

08/13/2014

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Port Authority Bus Terminal Woes: Commuters Sound Off

Port Authority asked New Jersey commuters what they think of the facility and the responses are not great.

08/12/2014

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Flash Flood Watch Issued; Rainy Wednesday Morning Commute Expected

Heavy rains and flooding were expected to make for a frustrating commute for the Tri-State Area on Wednesday morning.

08/12/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address on Feb. 26, 2014 in Trenton. (credit: Getty Images)

Poll: Most New Jersey Voters Expect Christie To Make Presidential Run

Gov. Chris Christie said he hasn’t decided on the 2016 presidential election, but a new poll says most New Jersey voters expect him to go for it.

08/12/2014