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Carlos Ocon, 61, is charged with the sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl in a park in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Credit: NYPD)

Man, 61, Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 6-Year-Old Girl In New Brunswick, N.J.

A 61-year-old New Brunswick, New Jersey man stood charged Monday with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl in a park.

12 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.

13 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.

15 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.

16 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.

16 hours ago

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

A boa constrictor as long as 20 feet is on the loose in Lake Hopatcong. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Ends Hunt For Enormous Snake In Lake Hopatcong

The state has stopped looking for the reptile after scientists failed to find any evidence of the snake in Lake Hopatcong and traps baited with chicken were left untouched.

07/24/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino (Credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images; CBS 2)

Christie On Astorino: I Don’t ‘Invest In Lost Causes’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday he does not plan to campaign for Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino because he does not campaign for candidates he doesn’t think can win.

07/21/2014

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N.J. State Lawmakers To Probe Allegations About Holland Tunnel Traffic Stops

New Jersey state lawmakers have launched an investigation into allegations that Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop tried to tie up Holland Tunnel traffic top cause problems for the Port Authority.

07/21/2014

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Jersey City To Begin Distributing Rain Barrels To Residents

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop announced plans Monday to distribute rain barrels so residents can capture runoff water.

07/21/2014

Pockmarked Palisades Parkway in New Jersey (Credit: CBS 2)

Palisades Interstate Parkway Repaving Set To Begin

Repaving operations were set to begin Monday on the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

07/20/2014

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2 Injured In Fast-Moving Bayonne Fire

A fast-moving fire in Bayonne, New Jersey damaged two houses, left two people injured and several others displaced.

07/20/2014

Gov. Chris Christie (Jeff Zelevansky/
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Gun Control Advocates To Protest Monday As Gov. Christie Visits Connecticut

The protesters will be joined by reinforcements out of New Jersey as the governor makes a scheduled fundraising stop in Greenwich.

07/19/2014

The U.S. Coast Guard searches the Atlantic Ocean off Island Beach State Park for a missing swimmer from France. A body was found in the water nearby on Saturday, July 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Body Found Near Where Man Vanished While Swimming Off Jersey Shore

A body was found Saturday morning off in the waters off the Jersey Shore, not far from where a Frenchman vanished missing while trying to swim in the Atlantic Ocean for the first time.

07/19/2014

A New York State Trooper guards Gilgo Beach on Long Island as authorities resume their search for bodies - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Police: N.J. Shooting Suspect Caught In Routine Traffic Stop In Orange County

A seemingly routine traffic stop in Orange County resulted in the arrest of a Paterson, New Jersey man wanted for attempted murder, New York State Police said.

07/19/2014

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