New Jersey

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Middlesex Prosecutor Weighs Whether To Bump Up Sayreville Charges To Adult Court

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey’s office has charged seven Sayreville varsity football players with sexually assaulting four younger teammates during several hazing rituals in the locker room. He talked exclusively to CBS 2 on Monday.

10/20/2014

Marijuana Cigarette (file / credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Activists Call For Marijuana Legalization In New Jersey

Several speakers urged the crowd to push state and federal lawmakers to legalize or decriminalize marijuana.

10/19/2014

At least one person was killed when a van overturned on I-287 in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

At Least One Killed When Van Overturns On I-287 In New Jersey

One person was killed and three others were injured when a van overturned on I-287 in New Jersey.

10/16/2014

Lenny and Rose Brotzky were honored for their service in WWII. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Couple Honored With Flag, Purple Heart For Service During World War II

A New Jersey couple received a special honor on Thursday, one that was decades in the making. The husband and wife were celebrated for their heroism in serving in World War II.

10/16/2014

Generic Firefighter File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighter Suffers Smoke Inhalation At 2-Alarm Blaze In Dunellen, NJ

The two-alarm fire broke out at a townhouse located at 146 Pulaski St. in Dunellen at about 11 a.m.

10/14/2014

Bear meat (Credit: CBS 2)

Area Wildlife Experts Pushing Bear Meat Consumption To Control Population

Wildlife officials in New York and New Jersey are singing the praises of bear meat in an effort to get more hunters into the woods.

10/13/2014

The Trump Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is pictured in 2007.  (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Senate President: Icahn Is Trying To Sell Out Atlantic City Casino Workers

Businessman Carl Icahn and New Jersey state Senate President Stephen Sweeney have launched into a war of words over the issue of casino gambling.

10/10/2014

Eli Waller (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Sets Up Foundation After Eli Waller, 4, Dies Of Enterovirus D68

The anguished family of 4-year-old Eli Waller of Hamilton, New Jersey spoke Friday for the first time since the boy died of the infamous Enterovirus D68.

10/10/2014

Police investigate a break-in at the Yogi Berra Museum on Montclair State University. (Photo by Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Reward Up To $15,000 In Yogi Berra Museum Break-In, Burglary

The reward was increased to $15,000 Thursday for information leading to an arrest in the break-in and burglary at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Little Falls, New Jersey.

10/09/2014

The second largest pumpkin in New Jersey history (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Lawyer Grows 2nd Largest Pumpkin In State’s History

Michel Starr said he put in 10 hours a week — watering and fertilizing it to pack on the pounds. In the month of August, the pumpkin sometimes grew more than 30 pounds a day.

10/08/2014

A driver who refused to stop at a checkpoint allegedly caused two crashes in Palisades Park, New Jersey on Tuesday, Oct. 7. (Credit: Jessica Schneider/CBS 2)

Police: N.J. Driver Refused To Stop At Checkpoint, Caused 2 Crashes

A mother and her young child were shaken up Tuesday night, and a police officer was injured after a driver allegedly refused to stop at a checkpoint and led to a pair of crashes in New Jersey.

10/07/2014

Apshawa Preserve (credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

Officials: Bear That Killed Rutgers Student In Passaic County Wasn’t Rabid

A bear that attacked and killed a Rutgers University student in Passaic County did not have rabies, New Jersey state wildlife officials said Tuesday.

10/07/2014

Lakewood, New Jersey high school football player Devin Delanie, and three teammates, have been charged in a string of armed robberies. (Credit: CBS 2)

Lakewood, N.J. High School Football Players Accused In String Of Armed Robberies

A group of high school football players has been linked to a rash of armed robberies, targeting businesses in the Lakewood, New Jersey area.

10/06/2014

Jail cells (file/credit: clipart.com)

Nurse, Convicted Killer Sentenced For Plot To Smuggle Heroin Into Newark Prison

A nurse and an inmate already doing hard time for murder were sentenced Friday for conspiring to bring 50 decks of heroin into Northern State Prison in Newark.

10/03/2014

Classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

New Jersey Substitute Teacher Indicted On Charges Of Sex With Girl, 16

A former New Jersey substitute teacher was indicted Friday on charges that he had sex multiple times with a 16-year-old girl at his home.

10/03/2014

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