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Prosecutor: New Jersey Man Bolts While Jury Deliberates In His Assault Trial

A Bergen County, New Jersey man allegedly bolted this week while jurors were deliberating in his assault trial.

03/20/2015

A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police officer accidentally shot himself and a colleague while cleaning his gun at a facility in Elizabeth, police say. (Credit: CBS2)

Port Authority Officer Accidentally Shoots Self, Colleague, Police Say

A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police officer accidentally shot himself and a colleague while cleaning his gun Thursday afternoon, police said.

03/19/2015

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Police Find Missing Autistic Boy In Elizabeth, NJ

David Bardales, 12, was found in Linden after he went missing just before 9 p.m. Thursday in Elizabeth.

03/13/2015

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NJ Man Gets 9 Years In Prison For Beating, Robbing Gas Station Clerk

Union County prosecutors say 41-year-old Matthew Potter, of Elizabeth, must serve about eight years before he becomes eligible for parole.

03/03/2015

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2 New Jersey Man, Florida Woman Accused In Counterfeit Check Scam

Two northern New Jersey men and a woman from Florida stood accused Wednesday of stealing $700,000 from various banks in several states through a counterfeit check scheme.

02/25/2015

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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

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Fire Destroys Home In Elizabeth, New Jersey

More than 80 firefighters on the scene were able to contain the flames to one house.

02/01/2015

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NJ Transit Police Searching For Suspects In Robberies At North Elizabeth Station

New Jersey Transit police are searching for suspects who robbed commuters at gunpoint at the North Elizabeth station Christmas Eve morning.

01/20/2015

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Elizabeth Man Sought In 2014 Murder Surrenders To Authorities

A northern New Jersey man sought in a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded last fall has turned himself in to authorities.

01/07/2015

Crews tear down a building on Elizabeth Avenue and Morrell Street following a four-alarm fire in Elizabeth, N.J. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Elizabeth, NJ, Fire Displaces About 40 People; Building Demolished

Firefighters worked overnight in smothering smoke at Elizabeth Avenue and Morrell Street battling a blaze that tore though the three-story building, gutting apartments on the upper levels and businesses below.

11/30/2014

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Fire Guts Businesses, Apartments In Elizabeth, N.J.

A popular block in downtown Elizabeth, New Jersey, caught fire Saturday night.

11/29/2014

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New Jersey Man Gets 18 Years For Police Chase On Routes 1 & 9

Dion Cromwell, 34, was convicted last month on eluding and resisting arrest charges.

11/23/2014

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School District Investigating Series Of Lewd Tweets In Elizabeth, NJ

A case of cyber bullying has been taken to a whole new level in New Jersey. Explicit photos purporting to show high school students have been showing up on Twitter.

10/24/2014

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2 Men Charged With Murder In Fatal Elizabeth Shooting

Two northern New Jersey men have been charged with felony murder in the street shooting death of a New York City man killed during a botched robbery last month.

10/21/2014

Juan Pablo Duarte-José Julián Martí School No. 28. in Elizabeth, NJ. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Warning Parents After Enterovirus Reported At Elizabeth, NJ, Public School

In a letter to parents on the school district’s website, school officials say the virus was reported at Juan Pablo Duarte-José Julián Martí School No. 28.

10/16/2014

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