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Fire Forces 2 People To Jump From Second-Floor Window In Jersey City

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

07/25/2015

The new West District station on Jackson Avenue in Jersey City has been named in 23-year-old Officer Melvin Santiago's honor. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Jersey City’s New Police Station Named For Slain Officer

The new West District station on Jackson Avenue has been named in 23-year-old Officer Melvin Santiago’s honor, one year after he was gunned down in what authorities described as an ambush.

07/13/2015

A Chinese Yellow-headed box turtle. (Credit: Julie Larsen Maher/WCS)

Man Admits To Selling Threatened Turtles, Shipping Them Tied In Socks

A Jersey City man admitted Tuesday that he kept turtles considered threatened under state law at his home, and shipped them to buyers by tying the animals live in tube socks and packing them in boxes.

06/30/2015

Jermaine Woodward Jr.

Family Of Boy Killed In Jersey City Traffic Accident Says They Tried To Make Street Safer

According to witnesses, two cars were speeding down the street when one car car hit 8-year-old Jermaine Jr. and drove off. Then, the second car hit him.

06/30/2015

Jose Cruz

Family Distraught Over Death Of Teen In New Jersey Turnpike Crash

Jose Cruz was killed Wednesday when the car he was in flew off the New Jersey Turnpike and landed in a parking lot.

06/25/2015

Police say three people were shot at Mercer Park on the border of Jersey City and Bayonne on June 21, 2015. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

Police Searching For Gunman After 3 People Shot At NJ Park During Father’s Day Cookout

The shooting happened Sunday night at Mercer Park on the border of Jersey City and Bayonne.

06/22/2015

Jersey City Police Cruiser (credit: Jersey City Police Department)

Three People Shot On Father’s Day In Jersey City: Police

Police tell 1010 WINS that at least four people were shot.

06/21/2015

The adventurers put their fears aside to drop 34 stories down for an event called "Over the Edge."

Thrill Seekers Rappel Over Side Of Jersey City Building, Raise $100K For Cancer Research

The adventurers put their fears aside to drop 34 stories down for an event called “Over the Edge.”

06/20/2015

Crews replace asphalt in Jersey City, N.J., on June 15, 2015 after power lines struck by lightning fell onto the roadway and melted the previous patch of asphalt. (Credit: CBS2)

Lightning Sparks Fires On Jersey City Street

Work crews said electrical wires above the street fell to the ground after being hit by a bolt of lightning and then melted the asphalt.

06/15/2015

Jersey City Police Cruiser (credit: Jersey City Police Department)

2 Killed, 3 Wounded In 4 Separate Jersey City Shootings

Two people were killed and at least three people injured in four separate shootings Sunday in Jersey City.

06/15/2015

Darcell Rivers, the son of Jersey City Fire Chief Darren E. Rivers, was shot and killed on Thursday, June 4. (Credit: CBS2)

Search Continues For Gunman In Fatal Shooting Of Jersey City Fire Chief’s Son

The search is on for the gunman who killed the son of Jersey City’s fire chief.

06/05/2015

Jersey City Police BIG DL

Woman Shot, Robbed While Walking Down MLK Drive In Jersey City

Yvonne Scott was walking on Martin Luther King Drive in Jersey City when she was shot in the middle of her back near her spine.

06/04/2015

Darcel Rivers, the son of Jersey City Fire Chief Darren E. Rivers, was shot and killed on Thursday, June 4. (Credit: CBS2)

Jersey City Fire Chief’s Son Shot In Back Of Head, Killed

The son of the local fire chief was shot in the back of the head and killed in the middle of a Jersey City street early Thursday, and police were on the prowl hours later for the perpetrator.

06/04/2015

NYPD Sgt. Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera during a media press conference on December 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New Jersey’s 3 Largest Cities Team Up To Buy Body Cameras For Police Officers

New Jersey’s three largest cities have teamed up to buy body cameras for their police officers to wear.

04/24/2015

Jersey City Police Cruiser (credit: Jersey City Police Department)

Jersey City Police Captain Injured In Crash With SUV Driver

The SUV driver, whose name has not been released, was cited for careless driving and making an illegal U-turn.

04/05/2015

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