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A new billboard being used in a campaign to combat carjackings in New Jersey is seen on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NJ Billboard Campaign Tries To Combat Spike In Carjackings

The initiative announced Monday includes billboards, bus placards and flyers and features the faces of convicted carjackers.

08/19/2013

Deer (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Essex County, N.J., Begins Hunt To Reduce Deer Population

At three wooded reservations in Essex County, don’t be surprised if you hear the crack of a gun, or see a hunter going into the woods this week.

01/22/2013

Prepping for Hurricane Sandy by pumping water from lake Como in Belmar, N.J. (CBS 2)

Jersey Shore Readies For Hurricane Sandy To Come Ashore; River Towns Also Prepare

Having heard scary reports about Hurricane Sandy possibly making a direct hit on New Jersey next week, residents were taking it seriously Friday.

10/26/2012

Staff Sergeant Jorge Oliveira was killed Wednesday in Afghanistan. (credit: Handout)

Staff Sergeant Jorge Oliveira, Of Newark, Killed In Afghanistan

Oliveira was also an 11-year veteran at the Essex County Sheriff’s office, working the dangerous Fugitive Squad.

10/20/2011

(Credit: AP)

Newark Police Beef Up Curfew Enforcement After Rise In Violence

The violent shooting death of 13-year-old Dante Young Sunday night in Newark has prompted officials to take extra measures to protect residents in the area.

06/21/2011