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Woman Dies After Being Pulled From Fire In Essex Fells, NJ

The cause of the deadly blaze in Essex Fells remains under investigation.

07/27/2014

Scene of accident in Randolph, N.J. that killed two teenagers (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Teenagers Killed In Accident In Randolph, N.J.

Two juveniles were killed in a single-vehicle accident in Randolph on Saturday, according to police.

07/26/2014

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2 Women Killed, 2 Children Injured In N.J. Crash

State Police say two women were killed and two children were injured when their car and a pickup truck collided on the Garden State Parkway in southern New Jersey.

07/26/2014

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N.J. Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Selling Stolen Car Electronics

Police say Andrew Lovrich, 30, stole car electronics and sold them on Ebay.

07/26/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Attorney: Justice Department Report Could Strengthen Civil Rights Suits Against Newark

Attorney David Kreizer has several lawsuits against the City of Newark, but admitted that civil rights cases can be tough.

07/26/2014

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Police: Bus Driver Left Special Needs Children Alone On Bus With Windows Up, No Air Conditioning

The school’s superintendent said the moment a panicked parent called wondering where his child was, the school board called the bus company contracted to transport summer program students, and when they couldn’t reach the company, they called police.

07/25/2014

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Worries About Stalled Highway Construction If Federal Fund Goes Bankrupt

The Highway Trust Fund’s bankruptcy could delay ongoing projects like the construction on I-80, CBS 2’s Matt Kozar reported.

07/25/2014

Blueberries at Alstede Farm. (Credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Farm Offers Prime Berry Picking, Family Fun

At Alstede Farms in Chester, N.J., families can find tons of animals to feed and lots of fruits and vegetables to pick.

07/25/2014

Lolibeth Ortega and Lord Balatbat. (credit: CBS 2)

Friends, Family In Shock After Jersey City Couple Killed In Tornado At Virginia Campground

Lord Balatbat and Lolibeth Ortega were at the Cherrystone Family Camping and RV Resort with their three children when the twister tore through the campground, toppling a tree onto their tent.

07/25/2014

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Up, Up And Away At QuickChek New Jersey Festival Of Ballooning

The festival, which kicks off Friday night, features balloons of all shapes and sizes, including the largest free-flying American flag.

07/25/2014

FILE - Water comes to a boil on a gas stove. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

Saddle Brook Officials Issue Boil Water Advisory

Officials say the water supply is contaminated with two types of bacteria, E. coli and fecal coliform.

07/24/2014

A bear goes for a swim in Lake Parsippany. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Urge Caution As Bears Make Themselves At Home In Parsippany

Two weeks ago a bear went for a swim in a popular lake, on Thursday morning one took a walk down a north Jersey street.

07/24/2014

A boa constrictor as long as 20 feet is on the loose in Lake Hopatcong. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Ends Hunt For Enormous Snake In Lake Hopatcong

The state has stopped looking for the reptile after scientists failed to find any evidence of the snake in Lake Hopatcong and traps baited with chicken were left untouched.

07/24/2014

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10:  Clean-up continues amongst piles of debris where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away on November 10, 2012 in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Twelve days after Superstorm Sandy slammed into parts of New York and New Jersey, thousands are still without power and heat.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Stronger Than The Storm: Wood From Sandy Ravaged Boardwalks Finds New Life Around The Region

Nearly two years after Sandy slammed local beach communities, debris left over by the storm has found a new life around the region.

07/24/2014

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NJ Man, Marcus Bascus, Sentenced In Fatal Seton Hall University Party Shooting

A man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in the fatal shooting of a New Jersey college student from Virginia.

07/24/2014