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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

Black bear (credit: CBS 2)

Spring Weather Signals The Return Of Black Bears To Sussex County

To curb the problem bear traps have been set in the woods where bears have been known to roam, but some residents said that the return of the bears is no big deal.

05/10/2013

Black Bear - Englishtown, NJ (via Peter Cooke / Englishtown PD)

Black Bear Sighted In Englishtown, N.J.

Police say to keep an eye on your children and pets and secure all garbage cans.

07/13/2012

This bear appeared in the back yard of Anne Krineski Joyce on June 20, 2012 in Morristown, N.J. Her 9-year-old son snapped the shot. (credit: James Joyce)

Bear Stops By Back Yard Pool In Morristown To Cool Off

Anne Krineski Joyce was trying to keep cool at her home when she found an unexpected visitor in her back yard: a bear.

06/21/2012

Black Bear information offered by the Greenwich conservation director (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Bear From New Jersey Captured In Connecticut

A bear captured in Connecticut on Wednesday was not a local, WCBS 880′s Paul Murnane reported.

06/07/2012

Black bear scare

EXCLUSIVE: Bear Smashes Into N.J. Elementary School, Gets Chased By Custodian

As seen on exclusive video obtained by CBS 2’s Christine Sloan, the bear charged into Ogdensburg Elementary School, smashed through a glass door and slid into something before running through the hallway.

05/07/2012

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