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Mine resistant armored vehicles and other machinery waiting to be transported out of Afghanistan are seen on the flight line at Bagram Airfield in Parwan on May 27, 2014. US forces will complete their withdrawal from Afghanistan by the end of 2016, President Barack Obama has said, unveiling a plan to end America's longest war. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Bergen County Executive, Sheriff Debate Use Of Military Armored Vehicles

The United States military is giving the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department two of its almost 15 tons of mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported.

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New Jersey Nursing Home Workers Threaten Strike

Health care workers in four nursing homes in Hudson and Bergen counties in New Jersey said Wednesday that they are ready to strike if a deal cannot be reached.

07/23/2014

Craig Howe, Ashari Wilson and  Justin Draper (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutors: 4 NJ Teens Charged In Sex Assault Of 15-Year-Old Girl

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office has charged three 18-year-olds, Justin Draper, Craig Howe and Ashari Wilson, with aggravated sexual assault. A 17-year-old faces the same charge as a juvenile.

07/15/2014

Bergen County, New Jersey native Tommy La Stella has returned to the Tri-State Area as the Atlanta Braves take on the Mets. (Credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Native Tommy La Stella Comes Home To Take On The Mets, As An Atlanta Brave

From the minors to the Major Leagues, a baseball player from New Jersey has been afforded the opportunity to live his dream.

07/07/2014

Callahan's Food Truck outside Van Saun Park in Paramus, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Food Trucks Serving Up Good Eats At Bergen County Parks

Food trucks are setting up shop at Bergen County parks in an effort to bring a greater variety of good food to park patrons.

06/27/2014

A storm ripped through Bergen County, leaving some communities without power. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cleanup Underway After Storm Uproots Trees, Takes Down Power Lines In Bergen County

Many people were picking up on Saturday morning, after wind and rain toppled dozens of trees and left some communities in the dark.

06/14/2014

Bergen County Sheriff for the day Tommy Minervini (Credit: CBS 2)

Young Cancer Survivor Becomes Sheriff For A Day In Bergen County

If Tommy Minervini is as tough when it comes to enforcing the law as he was fighting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in the last year — watch out.

06/06/2014

Kenny Frias, Jeanessa Torres

Prosecutors: N.J. Man Skimmed Credit Card Info, Used It To Buy Alcohol For His Nightclub

As drivers fill up for the big holiday weekend, police in New Jersey have issued a warning about credit card skimming at gas stations.

05/23/2014

Police say dozens of students were arrested after a senior prank at Teaneck High School on Thursday, May 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Charges To Be Downgraded For Teaneck High School Pranksters

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said on Wednesday that the 24 students who are 18 or older will instead face disorderly person offenses of criminal trespass and criminal mischief.

05/21/2014

Oil Pipeline Worries

Opposition Growing Against Proposed N.Y.-N.J. Oil Pipeline

Opposition is picking up steam as residents learn more about the proposed 178-mile oil pipeline.

05/20/2014

The seal of Rockland County

Rockland Ad Campaign Hopes To Lure Businesses Into County

Rockland County is reaching across the border into New Jersey as part of its effort to lure businesses into the county.

05/19/2014

A woman wants a Citgo station to cover the cost of repairs needed after her tank was filed with contaminated gas. (Credit:CBS 2)

Bergen County Gas Station To Pick Up Repair Tabs After Bad Fuel Sale

The owner of a gas station in Bergen County, New Jersey, has agreed to pick up the tab for a woman who said her gas tank was filled mostly with water there.

05/15/2014

A woman wants a Citgo station to cover the cost of repairs needed after her tank was filed with contaminated gas. (Credit:CBS 2)

Woman Wants Citgo Station To Pick Up Tab For Damage Caused By Bad Fuel

A Bergen County gas station is under investigation for allegedly selling contaminated fuel.

05/14/2014

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Bergen County Officials Investigate Early Morning Fatal Hit-And-Run Accident

Detectives were investigating the eastbound stretch of Route 4 near the crash site trying to figure out how the man was hit and killed. The victim’s body was found at 4:15 a.m.

05/14/2014

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Authorities: North Bergen Woman Was Drunk When She Struck Bicyclist

Assault by auto charges have been filed against a woman who prosecutors say was driving drunk when she allegedly struck and critically injured a bicyclist in northern New Jersey.

05/10/2014

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