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The Asian tiger mosquito is known to carry dengue virus. (File/Credit: Getty Images)

NJ Health Officials: 20 Residents Test Positive For Chikungunya Virus; West Nile Found In Mosquitoes

New Jersey health officials are urging residents to protect themselves from mosquito-borne illnesses this summer.

5 hours ago

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Authorities Identify Woman Killed In Essex Fells Fire

A woman who died in a fire in Essex Fells, New Jersey this past weekend has been identified.

18 hours ago

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

New Jersey Cities Announce Partnership For Public Safety, Other Services

Three northern New Jersey mayors on Monday announced plans for a partnership between mayors around the state to improve public safety and reduce costs.

20 hours ago

Residents of West New York, New Jersey say concerts at Pier 97 can be heard all the way across the Hudson River. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Residents: Concerts At Manhattan Venue Are Making Noise Across Hudson

Some New Jersey residents have been getting a front-row seat to the summer’s hottest shows, but not everyone has been thrilled with the free music.

21 hours ago

A water main break caused a sinkhole and left some without water service in Fort Lee, New Jersey on Monday, July 28. (Credit: CBS 2)

Water Main Break Causes Sinkhole, Cuts Off Service To Building In Fort Lee

A water main break caused a massive sinkhole to open up on a street in Fort Lee, New Jersey Monday afternoon.

21 hours ago

Police and ambulances arrive on the scene outside a Jersey City Walgreens, where a police officer was killed in the line of duty July 13, 2014. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Newark, Jersey City And Paterson Mayors Announce Anti-Crime Plan

Monday’s announcement is expected to cover measures such as tracking criminals who move from city to city, gang intelligence and police manpower issues.

07/28/2014

Parishioners are trying to raise funds to repair the bells and organs at this Jersey City church after they were struck by lightning. (Credit: CBS 2)

Parishioners Look To Repair Bells, Organ System Silenced By Lightning At Jersey City Church

Church bells and a century-old organ system at a Jersey City church have been silenced following a lightning strike.

07/27/2014

Residents ran for their lives following a fiery crash near a gas station in Paterson. (Credit: CBS 2)

Residents Run For Their Lives After Fiery Crash At Paterson Gas Station

It came out of nowhere! A car crashed and burst into flames near fuel pumps at a gas station in Paterson.

07/27/2014

A memorial has been placed at the site of an accident that left two popular Randolph, NJ teens dead. (Credit:CBS 2)

Community Gathers At Site Of Crash That Claimed The Lives Of Randolph Teens

A New Jersey community has been devastated by the deaths of two popular high school students.

07/27/2014

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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

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

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

GPS device in a car (file/credit: GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Macnova bus (Credit: CBS 2)

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