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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

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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

Police are looking into whether the three bank robbers pictured above are the same woman or different people (Credit: CBS2)

Police Probe If Female Bank Robber In Darien Is Linked To 2 Other Bank Robberies

Police are investigating if a woman who robbed a Darien, Connecticut bank Tuesday is connected to two other robberies.

02/25/2015

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Report: Teen Confessed To Fatally Shooting Dad At Kinnelon, New Jersey Home

Documents filed in the case show 18-year-old Travis Hofstetter told a 911 dispatcher that “I did something bad” before confessing to the crime.

02/25/2015

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NJ School Bus Aide Accused of Stealing Lunch Money, Lunches From Preschoolers

A school bus aide has been charged with stealing lunch money and bagged lunches from preschoolers in New Jersey.

02/25/2015

Sayreville High School (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Ex-Coach In Sayreville High School Football Hazing Scandal Retains Teaching Job

The former coach of the New Jersey high school football program that had its season canceled amid hazing and sexual assault allegations will remain a teacher.

02/25/2015

Jersey City skyline (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

2-Day Anti-Terrorism Workshop Kicks Off In Jersey City

How would the city that is home to New Jersey’s financial center react to a terror attack on its mass transit system, or a “lone wolf” attack by individual or multiple gunmen?

02/25/2015

Smoke rises from the debris of a home that exploded in Stafford Township, N.J. on Feb. 24, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Gas Leak From Street Blamed In Stafford Township House Explosion That Hurt 15

Investigators say natural gas leaking from an underground main traveled into a New Jersey house, built up in its basement and exploded when it came in contact with an open flame from an appliance in the house.

02/25/2015

Officials marked the end of a $2.3 billion project to widen the New Jersey Turnpike on Oct. 24, 2014. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

NJ Senate President Says Transportation Trust Fund Is Key Priority

The Transportation Trust Fund is set to run out of money at the end of this fiscal year, June 30, to pay for roads and bridge repairs. But Gov. Chris Christie said nothing about it during his budget address Tuesday.

02/25/2015

Students of William L. Dickinson H.S.  (Credit: Maracaibo Media)

Dickinson H.S. Students Receive Giant Prom Surprise

The five winners of Project Prom receive an all-inclusive prom evening.

02/25/2015

Michael Drewniak (CBS 2)

Michael Drewniak, Longtime Gov. Christie Spokesman, Leaving

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s longtime spokesman Michael Drewniak is leaving the administration.

02/24/2015

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Ex-Roselle, N.J. Mayor Admits To Trying To Cover Up Hit-And-Run

The former mayor of Roselle, New Jersey admitted Tuesday to making false statements to police, and an insurance company in a bid to cover up a hit-and-run accident.

02/24/2015