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Multiple automatic external defibrillators have been stolen from schools in Glen Rock, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Thieves Steal Defibrillators From Schools In Glen Rock, New Jersey

In a puzzling and problematic crime spree, somebody has been stealing defibrillators from schools in Glen Rock, New Jersey.

05/11/2015

A police officer investigating a report of a burglary in New Jersey went to the wrong address and killed a dog that lunged at him. (credit: Handout)

Dispatch Tapes Released After Wyckoff Officer Shoots, Kills Dog At Wrong House

Dispatch recordings have been released after an infamous incident – in which a family dog was shot and killed after a police officer in Wyckoff, New Jersey responded to a report of a burglary at the wrong home.

05/11/2015

New Jersey lawmakers are seeking to crack down on surprise out-of-network medical billing. (Credit: CBS2)

N.J. Lawmakers Seek To Crack Down On Surprise Out-Of-Network Medical Bills

You go to a hospital for a procedure for a doctor who you believe is in your medical plan – only to find out the other staff are not. And the next thing you know, a hefty out-of-network bill not covered by your health insurance arrives.

05/11/2015

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Report: Christie Spent $300k On Food, Booze First 5 Years In Office

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s office has responded to a report by NewJerseyWatchdog.org that the governor spent $360,000 from his state allowance in his first five years of office.

05/11/2015

Rep. Frank Pallone and Sen. Bob Menendez are urging for the re-authorization of the Federal Highway Trust Fund before it runs out of money (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Lawmakers Pushing Re-Authorization Of Federal Highway Trust Fund

If left without more funding, the trust fund could run out of money this summer.

05/11/2015

Al-Shakeen Woodson, 15. (credit: Handout)

Mother Of Newark Boy Shot To Death On Mother’s Day Speaks Exclusively To 1010 WINS

There’s an active search underway after a drive-by shooting left one person dead and three wounded on Mother’s Day in Newark.

05/11/2015

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Allergy Experts Warn Of ‘Pollen Tsunami’

If you’ve been waking up lately with red, itchy eyes or stuffed up sinuses, you are not suffering alone.

05/11/2015

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Stories From Main Street: Bergen County Church Grows Food For The Needy

The Church of the Presentation is digging deep to help feed the less fortunate.

05/11/2015

The scene of a shooting at a Mother's Day motorcycle rally in Newark on May 10, 2015 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

1 Dead, 3 Injured In Shooting Near Mother’s Day Event In Newark

Police believe there was more than one gunman either on ATVs or motorcycles.

05/10/2015

Mother's Day

Families Across Tri-State Area Celebrate Mother’s Day

Families across the Tri-State area celebrated mom this Sunday.

05/10/2015

Sen. Charles Schumer

Schumer: Amtrak Police Need Access To Law Enforcement Radio Frequencies

During a news conference Sunday, Schumer urged the Federal Communications Commission to change their policy of treating Amtrak police differently than other law enforcement and emergency management agencies.

05/10/2015

"Patton and Peanut No More Collar" by Meredith Stack

Mom, Author Donating Proceeds From Children’s Book To Cancer Research

Meredith Stack’s book “Patton and Peanut No More Collar” is about two dogs that live in the West Village.

05/10/2015

West New York fire

Officials: West New York Apartment Complex Fire Sparked By Stove

Part of the building on Hudson Avenue and 51st Street collapsed. Five firefighters were treated for minor injuries.

05/10/2015

Cresskill High School (credit: Cresskill Board of Education)

Cops: NJ Couple Stalked, Harassed Basketball Coach In Bid To Force Him From Job

The Cresskill residents, both 49, sent harassing emails to coach Michael Doto and his employers for two years, authorities said.

05/09/2015

West New York fire

Fire Sweeps Through Apartment Building In West New York

The fire is still under investigation, but the deputy fire chief said the stove may have been the cause.

05/09/2015