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Commuter brave cold temperatures on 42nd Street in New York on February 20, 2015. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Day Of Bitter Cold Brings Record Low Temperatures To Tri-State Area

Forecasters are calling for high temperatures in the low to mid 20s Tuesday with the wind chill making it feel more like 10 to 15 degrees.

02/24/2015

Elinor Trotta and Michael Trotta (credit: New Castle County Police Department)

3-Year-Old Delaware Girl Found Safe After Allegedly Being Taken By Father

A Delaware girl who was allegedly kidnapped by her father was found safe Tuesday afternoon, while her father was taken into police custody.

02/24/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. The summit is hosting a group of potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates to discuss core conservative principles ahead of the January 2016 Iowa Caucuses. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge Orders Christie To Put More Funds Into State Employee Pensions

A judge on Monday ordered New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the state Legislature to put more money into pension funds for retired public workers.

02/23/2015

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Rep. King Calls On Republicans To Pass Homeland Security Bill

Congress has until Friday to pass a $40 billion spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security or it will shut down.

02/23/2015

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NJ Assembly Votes To Halt Use Of Standardized Tests

The New Jersey State Assembly voted Monday to curtail the use of a controversial standardized test in the state’s schools, following a litany of concerns from parents.

02/23/2015

Rutgers campus (credit: Tom Sulcer/Wikimedia Commons)

Petition Opposes Webcam Monitoring Software During Online Tests At Rutgers University

Students taking online courses received an email asking them to download Proctortrack, a software that accesses their personal webcams and monitors their movements while taking online exams.

02/23/2015

John Sterling speaks at The Jorge Posada Foundation's Decade of Difference celebration in 2011. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Jorge Posada Foundation)

Stories From Main Street: Yankees Announcer John Sterling Helping Neighbors After Devastating Fire With Star-Studded Fundraiser

Sterling and his radio partner, Suzyn Waldman, will host a fundraiser with sports celebrities Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at D&D’s Restaurant & Pub in New City, New York.

02/23/2015

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Montclair Police: Man Selling iPad On Craigslist Stabbed During Exchange

Detectives swarmed a quiet suburban neighborhood Sunday after police say a man’s ad on Craigslist left to him getting stabbed.

02/22/2015

Scam callers are claiming to be from the IRS and threatening to have people arrested if they don't pay up. (Credit: CBS 2)

Morris County Prosecutors Warn Of IRS Phone Scam

Prosecutors said an East Hanover resident received a call from someone claiming to be with the IRS.

02/22/2015

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Dispute Between 2 Homeless Men Ends With Stabbing In North Bergen

Both men were taken to hospitals after the attack, but further details on their conditions were not disclosed.

02/22/2015

Firefighters battle a house fire in Haledon, N.J., on Feb. 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Haledon Fire Leaves 1 Injured, Damages 3 Homes

It’s not yet known what sparked the fire on Roe Street in Haledon, which broke out early Sunday, or in which residence the fire began.

02/22/2015

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More Snow, Freezing Rain Hit Tri-State Area

Alternate-side parking rules have been suspended for Saturday, though parking meters remain in effect throughout the city.

02/21/2015

Two children were killed in an Orange, New Jersey house fire on Feb. 20, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

2 Children Killed In Fire At Orange, NJ Home

The frigid temperatures made it particularly tough for firefighters to battle the fire as the water from hoses froze almost on impact.

02/21/2015

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NJ Man Convicted Of Bludgeoning Wife To Death Gets Life In Prison

A man convicted of bludgeoning and stabbing his wife during a domestic dispute has been sentenced to life in prison.

02/21/2015

Winter Storm Brings Cold Winter And Light Snow To New York Area

Bitterly Cold Air Leads To Record Lows, Brutal Wind Chills Across Tri-State Area

Winter is keeping its icy grip on the Tri-State area as Arctic air continues to plunge the region into a deep freeze.

02/20/2015