New Jersey

Emilio Martinez-Ferro, 18, is charged with three other teens with robbing a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old in Clifton, New Jersey. (Credit: Clifton Police/CBS2)

Clifton, N.J. Teens Accused Of Robbing Classmates At Knifepoint

Four teens in Clifton, New Jersey have been charged with a violent armed robbery – and the victims are two of their classmates.

04/15/2015

A woman's dead body was found in the South Mountain Reserve in Essex County, New Jersey on Tuesday, April 14. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Found Dead In South Mountain Reservation In New Jersey

Authorities were investigating Tuesday afternoon, after a woman was found dead in the South Mountain Reservation in Essex County, New Jersey.

04/14/2015

Children recite the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of the school day (file/credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Group Ends Challenge In N.J. To ‘Under God’ In Pledge Of Allegiance

A group has ended its legal challenge against a New Jersey school district to the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance.

04/14/2015

Brush fire breaks out in Edison, New Jersey (Credit: Chopper2/CBS2)

Firefighters Battle Brush Fires In Edison, New Jersey Marshlands

The flames broke out around 1:30 Wednesday near Sweetwater Lane in Edison.

04/01/2015

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Bill Would Ramp Up N.J. Student Athlete Testing For Performing-Enhancing Drugs

A bill to ramp up drug testing among high school athletes in New Jersey has reached Gov. Chris Christie’s desk.

03/28/2015

Water flows from a tap (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Experts Say Brutal Winter Is To Blame For Bad Taste Left By Salty Tap Water

The brutal winter may be to blame for tap water that’s leaving a bad taste in the mouths of some New Jersey residents.

03/25/2015

David Burroughs (Credit: handout/New Jersey State Police)

NJ Troopers Arrest Man On State’s Top 12 Most Wanted List

David Burroughs, of Jersey City, was put on the state’s Top 12 Most Wanted Fugitive list in 2013.

03/25/2015

Drivers in Jersey City on Monday, March 23. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Back On Top Among Costliest States For Auto Insurance

New Jersey has returned to the top of the list for the costliest auto insurance in America, according to a report issued Monday.

03/23/2015

(clockwise from top left) Daniel Gomez, Julio Ponce, Gino Manna, Michael Puig, and John Cando are charged in a string of burglaries in New Jersey. (Credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutors: More Than 40 New Jersey Burglaries Solved With Arrests

A six-month investigation has led to the arrest in 42 burglaries in New Jersey, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s office announced Wednesday.

03/18/2015

Potholes (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey DOT Tries To Tackle 300,000 Potholes

Department of Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox said the harsh winter is to blame for the uptick in potholes.

03/14/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

New Report Chronicles Poor Track Record For New Jersey Pension Payments

A report showing New Jersey’s poor track record at paying into its public pension system has come out just as Gov. Chris Christie navigates his latest proposal through a hostile state Legislature to scale back a promised payment.

03/11/2015

TD Bank in Cranford, New Jersey (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Thieves Tried To Steal ATM From TD Bank In Cranford, New Jersey

Police are investigating an attempted ATM theft in Cranford, New Jersey.

03/11/2015

A boy plunged from the window at the Grant School in Dumont, New Jersey on Friday, March 6. The boy later died. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: 5th Grade Boy Dead After Jumping From Window At Dumont, N.J. School

A 10-year-old boy died Friday after police say he jumped from a second-story window at a school in Dumont, New Jersey.

03/06/2015

Authorities believe Michelle Cantatore is the wig-wearing robber who held up a bank in Glen Rock, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

FBI Arrests Suspected Glen Rock Wig-Wearing Bank Robber Michelle Cantatore

A woman believed to be the wig-wearing bandit responsible for an armed bank robbery in Glen Rock, New Jersey has been caught, according to officials.

03/06/2015

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Neighbors Outraged Over ‘White History Month’ Sign In Flemington Deli Window

The sign in the window of Jimbo’s Deli on Main Street says “Celebrate your white heritage in March. White History Month.”

03/04/2015

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