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Darsh Patel snapped five photos of this bear moments before he was killed by the animal, police said. (credit: West Milford Police Department)

New Jersey Hiker Photographed Bear Before It Killed Him

Police in West Milford have released five photos taken by 22-year-old Darsh Patel before he was killed by the 300-pound black bear while hiking with four friends in the Apshawa Preserve.

11/26/2014

Apshawa Preserve (credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

911 Call Released In Deadly Passaic County Bear Attack

Police have released a 911 call made by a friend of the victim of last week’s deadly bear attack in New Jersey.

09/26/2014

Apshawa Preserve (credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

New Jersey Police Seek 2 Hikers As Part Of Bear Attack Probe

Police are trying to identify two hikers who may have come upon a group in a New Jersey nature preserve before a bear attacked and killed a Rutgers University student.

09/24/2014

Apshawa Preserve (credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

Rutgers University Senior Killed By Black Bear In New Jersey Preserve

A Rutgers University senior who was hiking with friends in a New Jersey nature preserve was attacked and killed by a 300-pound black bear over the weekend.

09/22/2014

Black Bear (file / credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Black Bear Hunt Begins With Fewer Permits

State fish and wildlife officials say 6,445 bear permits out of a maximum of 10,000 permits have been issued for this hunt.

12/09/2013

A bear was spotted running through parts of Peekskill on July 9, 2013. (Photo: Patrick Somma)

Black Bear Spotted Running Through Yards In Peekskill

A Westchester County neighborhood was on alert Tuesday, after a bear spent the morning running through the streets.

07/09/2013

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

This black bear cub got caught up a tree in Montclair, N.J., on June 4, 2013, before eventually being tranquilized by wildlife officials. (Photo: CBS 2)

Black Bear Cub Up A Tree Captivates Onlookers In Montclair, N.J.

Bear sightings are nothing new in some parts of New Jersey, but on Tuesday in Montclair, residents got a lot more than a glimpse.

06/04/2013

A trio of black bears spent the afternoon lounging in the trees in Randolph, NJ on Monday. (Credit CBS 2)

Residents Stuck Inside For Hours As Bears Occupy New Jersey Neighborhood

This wasn’t a fairytale, it was the real deal and police told residents to stay in their homes while they addressed the issue.

05/27/2013

Protesters rally in Fredon, N.J. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Protesters Rally As NJ’s Annual Hunt Nets 55 Black Bears

The six-day hunt aims to control the state’s black bear population, now estimated at about 2,900.

12/03/2012

Black bear spotted in Hackettstown (credit: Hackettstown Police Department)

Bear Sighting Forces Lockdown Of Three Hackettstown Schools

The 200-pound black bear was spotted around 7:30 a.m. in a back yard on Warren Street across from the entrance of Hackettstown High School.

10/23/2012

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

A Black Bear - File / Photo: China Photos/Getty Images

Armonk Warns Schools, Residents Of Bear

Ppolice have closed Lombardi Park and put two schools – Wampus Elementary School and Crittenden Middle School – on alert after a black bear was spotted.

06/14/2012

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

A bear was tranquilized by wildlife officials in Union on Tuesday, May, 8, 2012 and will be released back into the wild. (credit: CBS 2)

Bear Captured After Spending Night In Tree Near Town Hall In Union, N.J.

It took a day and a night of waiting and watching, but a bear scare in the Garden State finally came to an end Tuesday morning, thanks to a couple of well-aimed tranquilizer darts.

05/08/2012

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