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Morris County, N.J. Teacher Charged With Child Pornography

An elementary school teacher in Morris County, New Jersey has been hit with child pornography charges.

08/24/2015

A New Jersey teen is selling home made lemonade to support Sandy relief. (Credit: CBS2)

NJ Girl Helps Fund Sandy Relief With Lemonade Stand

One New Jersey girl has turned her summer hobby into a business, and she’s donating the money she makes to Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts at the shore.

08/24/2015

The Gravitron ride caught fire at the Keansburg Amusement Park on Monday, Aug. 24. (Credit: @alexis_seitz, via Twitter)

Gravitron Ride Catches Fire At Keansburg Amusement Park

An amusement park ride caught fire late Monday afternoon in Keansburg, New Jersey.

08/24/2015

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Prosecutor: NJ Man Sent Nude Pic To Rosie O’Donnell’s Daughter

Ocean County prosecutors say 25-year-old Steven Sheerer had inappropriate online communications with the 17-year-old girl.

08/24/2015

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Saddle River Considers Allowing Bow Hunting To Thin Deer Herd

A Bergen County suburb is considering bringing in bow hunters to deal with an overpopulation of deer.

08/24/2015

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Stephen Colbert Announces 1st Week’s ‘Late Show’ Guests

Stephen Colbert will open big when he begins his run as host of CBS’ “The Late Show” on Sept. 8, with previously announced guests George Clooney and Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush.

08/24/2015

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Report: Tracy Morgan Marries Longtime Fiancee Megan Wollover

A little more than a year after he was injured in a highway crash, People Magazine has reported that comedian Tracy Morgan got married.

08/24/2015

Strangers helped a New Jersey couple deliver a baby girl on the side of the road in Sea Bright. (Credit: CBS2)

Strangers Help Woman Give Birth On Jersey Shore Road

When his wife’s water broke, a New Jersey man raced through shore traffic to get her to the hospital.

08/23/2015

A woman wants a Citgo station to cover the cost of repairs needed after her tank was filed with contaminated gas. (Credit:CBS 2)

As Summer Driving Season Comes To A Close Gas Prices Make A Drastic Drop

Drivers filling up at the pump have noticed a drastic drop in the price of gas. It’s especially low in New Jersey at under $2 a gallon for regular gas.

08/23/2015

A fire rips through an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (Credit: Jesse Zanger/CBS New York)

NJ Firefighters Say Better Building Codes Could Prevent Catastrophic Blazes

Firefighters in New Jersey said the flames that roared through a huge building in Edgewater could have been stopped easily, with better building codes.

08/23/2015

Police are looking for the driver of a boat that injured two in an apparent hit-and-run on Lake Hopatcong. (Credit: CBS2)

Two Injured In Hit-And-Run Boat Accident On Lake Hopatcong

The boat that fled the scene was described as a large, white cabin boat with an aluminum prop that should also have extensive damage.

08/23/2015

Kevin Downing Fort Lee Home

Authorities Search Home Of Gunman In Shooting At Varick Street Federal Building

Police said Downing walked into a federal building at 201 Varick St. just after 5 p.m. with guns hidden in a bag.

08/22/2015

Police say Kevin Downing shot and killed a security guard at the federal office building at 201 Varick St., and then shot and killed himself, on Friday, Aug. 21. (Credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

Rep. Pascrell: Gunman In Federal Building Shooting Got ‘Raw Deal’ In 1999 Firing

The former economist believed he was fired for whistle blowing on alleged corruption and public waste.

08/22/2015

Steven Sheerer

New Jersey Man Arrested In Connection With Disappearance Of Rosie O’Donnell’s Daughter

Steven Sheerer, 25, was charged with third-degree endangering the welfare of a child and third-degree distribution of obscenity to a minor.

08/22/2015

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Officials: Taxi Driver Fatally Shot In Newark

Authorities said the investigation is ongoing and so far, no arrests have been made.

08/22/2015