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The body of Jordan Johnson, 24, was found in the trunk of his car at 211th Street and Tryon Avenue in the Bronx on Thursday, Jan. 15. (Credit: CBS2)

Missing Fort Lee Man’s Body Found In Trunk Of His Car In The Bronx

The body of a missing Fort Lee, New Jersey man was found in the trunk of a car that belonged to him in the Bronx Thursday.

01/15/2015

A car allegedly driven by Serena Wolstenholme, 29, after crashing into a utility pole in Leonia, N.J. following a police chase. (Credit: Port Authority Police)

Police: Driver Was On Heroin When She Led Port Authority Squad On Chase

Port Authority police on Thursday arrested a suspect who allegedly crashed into a pole in Leonia, New Jersey after leading officers on a chase.

01/15/2015

Lawmakers have questions about the Christie administration's decision to bring disabled adults back to group homes in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Battle Over ‘Return Home New Jersey’ Program Reaches State Legislators

There is new hope for those fighting against the controversial program called “Return Home New Jersey.”

01/15/2015

Pope Francis (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Vatican Attempts To Clarify Pope Francis’ Comments On Paris Terror Attack

On a flight to the Philippines, the pope took questions, and raised eyebrows.

01/15/2015

Robert Kwiatkowski, Michael Pelissier (credit: Paramus Police)

Paramus Police: Copper Thief Hides Under Car, Eats Heroin During Arrest

At around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, Robert Kwiatkowski of Wayne and Michael Pelissier of Hackensack were spotted driving away from an AT&T storage lot behind the Petco store along Route 17 north, Paramus police said.

01/15/2015

Seton Hall University. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seton Hall, Hackensack University Health Network To Open Joint Medical School

The announcement was made Thursday at the former Nutley campus of Swiss medical products firm Roche Holding that closed in 2013. The school would be based there and in Clifton.

01/15/2015

Flu Shot (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

CDC: This Year’s Flu Vaccine Not Very Effective

As predicted, this year’s flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. Health officials say a new study shows it’s only 23 percent effective.

01/15/2015

Perth Amboy's William McGinnis Middle School remains closed while it undergoes an extensive cleaning. (credit: CBS2)

Perth Amboy Middle School Reopens After Being Disinfected

Students at a New Jersey school are back in class after a rare infectious bacteria forced officials to close the building.

01/15/2015

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Sweeney Calls For NJ Transportation ‘Master Plan’

Sen. Steve Sweeney on Wednesday introduced Kris Kolluri and Martin Robins as advisers to help the West Deptford Democrat craft a long-term plan.

01/15/2015

FILE -- A police vehicle is seen in Old Bridge, N.J. (credit: Getty Images)

Prosecutor: Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Man, 75, In Old Bridge

Talbot Schroeder, 75, of Old Bridge, appeared distraught and allegedly had attacked a family member and threatened another relative, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said.

01/14/2015

Jordan Johnson, 24, of Fort Lee, N.J., went missing on Jan. 13, 2015. (credit: Fort Lee Police Department)

Fort Lee Woman Reports Boyfriend Missing, Apartment Burglary

Megan Faulkner went to Harlem late Tuesday to meet 24-year-old Jordan Johnson, police said. Faulkner told police he was nowhere to be found and she tried unsuccessfully numerous times to contact.

01/14/2015

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Prosecutors: Newark Supermarket Owner Shoots, Kills Would-Be Robber

The owner of a northern New Jersey supermarket shot and killed a would-be robber who pointed a gun at him.

01/14/2015

The Showboat Casino in Atlantic City closed on Aug. 31, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Atlantic City Casino Revenue Plunges Nearly 50 Percent In 8 Years

Figures released Wednesday by the state’s Gaming Enforcement Division show the casinos took in $2.74 billion in 2014, down 48 percent from a high of $5.2 billion in 2006.

01/14/2015

FILE -- United Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

London-Bound Flight Returns To Newark Due To Smoke Condition

Passengers disembarked safely, and no injuries were reported.

01/14/2015

A man waits for a PATH train to depart at the World Trade Center.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers: Proposal To Eliminate Overnight PATH Service Put On Hold

Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto said Port Authority Chairman John Degnan agreed to put the proposal on hold.

01/14/2015