Bear

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

dead bear cub found in Central Park (CBS 2)

Necropsy: Bear Found Dead In Central Park Was Likely Hit By Vehicle

An examination found that a bear cub found dead with signs of trauma this in Central Park this week was likely hit by a car, state officials said Tuesday.

10/07/2014

dead bear cub found in Central Park (CBS 2)

Bear Cub Found Dead In Central Park; NYPD Investigating As Animal Cruelty

At around 9:45 a.m, the cub was found beneath some bushes at 69th Street and West Drive by a park conservancy employee who maintains the park grounds.

10/06/2014

This bear was seen in Ridgewood, N.J., on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: Stephanie Soyka)

Bear Tranquilized After Eluding Capture For Hours In Ridgewood, NJ

A bear spent hours Tuesday eluding authorities in a Bergen County neighborhood before finally being captured, officials said.

09/30/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

1 Dead, Dozens Injured After Bus From NYC-Based Company Crashes In Delaware

Delaware State Police Spokesman Sgt. Paul Shavack said the bus belonged to AM USA Express Inc., a company based in New York City.

09/21/2014

A bear cub's head got stuck in a cookie jar in Ringwood, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bear Cub Recovering After Getting Head Stuck In Jar In Ringwood, N.J.

In a scene seemingly right out of “Winnie the Pooh,” a curious and apparently hungry bear cub got his head stuck in a cookie jar he found in the trash in Ringwood, New Jersey late last week.

07/01/2014

Bear in tree in Paramus, N.J. on June 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Bear Shot Down From Paramus Tree With Tranquilizer Darts

A black bear wreaked havoc on an industrial area in Paramus on Thursday before being shot with tranquilizer darts and falling safely out of a tree.

06/05/2014

Officials check out a bear that wandered through Clinton, N.J. on May 16, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Wandering Bear Tears Apart Porch In Clinton, N.J.

The bear – which weighed 443 pounds and is about 4-5 years old – was tranquilized.

05/16/2014

Vets in New Jersey had to perform surgery on a bear to remove an arrow in its nose (Credit: CBS 2)

Vet Team Removes Arrow From New Jersey Bear’s Nose

The animal was captured on Thursday near New Egypt Raceway in Ocean County.

05/03/2014

Joe The Dog

6-Pound Dog Chases Bear Out Of New Jersey Home

A New Jersey woman sitting home recovering from a recent car accident suffered through some new frightening moments this week, as a bear walked right into her house.

07/24/2013

Officer Vincent Tieniber And Bear

NYPD Dog Bear Returns To Full Duty After Injuries

A NYPD K-9 is returning to full duty after being kicked twice in the mouth while assisting officers breaking up a subway brawl.

06/26/2013

Ridgewood, N.J. Bear

Bear Leads Police On Chase In Ridgewood, N.J.

A bear was tranquilized after a chase in Ridgewood, N.J. Sunday.

06/23/2013

Ravenia Matos-Davis

Woman In Court To Answer To Charges Of Attacking Police Dog

A Queens woman was arraigned Wednesday on charges that she kicked and injured a police dog, as an officer tried to arrest her following a fight on a subway platform.

06/19/2013

Officer Vincent Tieniber And Bear

Woman Accused Of Attacking Police Dog While Being Handcuffed

An NYPD K-9 Unit dog was attacked by a woman as an officer arrested her on a subway platform Tuesday.

06/18/2013

Second Montclair Bear

Second Bear Spotted In As Many Days In Montclair, N.J.

A bear was spotted Wednesday in Montclair, N.J., for the second day in a row, prompting local schools to keep kids inside and making the suburban residents feel as if they are living out in the wilderness.

06/05/2013

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