Christine Sloan

Two daycare workers at Lightbridge Academy in Cranford, New Jersey are accused of staging a fight club. (Credit: CBS2)

Prosecutors: 2 Former NJ Day Care Workers Ran ‘Fight Club’ For Kids Aged 4-6

Erica Kenny, 22, of Cranford and Chanese White, 28, are accused of child abuse. Kenny also faces charges of endangering the welfare of a child.

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Newark carjacking

Police: 1 Suspect Dead, 5 Others In Custody Following Carjacking, Crime Spree In Newark

Police said six suspects when on a morning crime spree in Newark.


Chris Christie speaks at Chabad House at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., on Aug. 25, 2015. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Christie’s Controversial Immigration Comments Land Him In Spotlight

The New Jersey governor and Republican presidential hopeful proposed a FedEx-style tracking system for immigrants who overstay their visas.


Paterson fires

Firefighters Injured Battling 2 Separate Fires, Intense Heat In Paterson

A half-dozen firefighters were injured Wednesday.


Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Sen. Cory Booker, Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Bob Menendez (obscured top left) attend a meeting on a new Hudson River tunnel on Aug. 18, 2015. (credit: Handout)

Christie Talks Hudson River Rail Tunnel With State, Federal Transportation Officials

The meeting about the proposed Amtrak Gateway project at Sen. Cory Booker’s office in Newark included the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez.


James Harrison (Credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Parents Chime In On NFL Star’s Firm Stance On Participation Trophies

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison announced on his Instagram page that he is sending back his kids’ participation trophies because they didn’t earn them.


FDNY Lt. James Hayes was shot twice responding to a fire on Staten Island on Aug. 14, 2015. (credit: FDNY)

FDNY Lieutenant Hailed As Hero After Being Shot During S.I. Standoff

A veteran FDNY lieutenant was recovering in hospital late Friday afternoon, after being shot and wounded during a standoff with a suspected gang member on Staten Island.


An arriving NJ TRANSIT train. (Credit: CBS2)

NJ Transportation Officials Unveil Plans For Increased Ridership, Traffic During Papal Visit

Thousands of passengers are expected to take NJ TRANSIT to make their way to the Pontiff’s public mass in Philadelphia.


This Morris Plains, New Jersey family was victimized by a group of phone scammers who falsely claimed they had kidnapped the family's 17-year-old son. (Credit: CBS2)

N.J. Family Terrified By Phone Scammers Who Falsely Claim Kidnappings

A new phone scam is so sophisticated that it had one New Jersey mother terrified that her son was going to be killed.


Two teens were pulled from the water off Sea Bright, New Jersey amid rip currents on Monday, Aug. 10. (Credit: CBS2)

2 Teens Rescued From Water In Sea Bright Amid Rip Currents

Terrifying moments rocked the Jersey Shore Monday, with two separate searches for swimmers pulled under the surface for rip tides.


A child was left in a hot car in the Hackensack Costco parking lot. (Credit: CBS2)

Bergen Officers Describe Rescuing Toddler Left In Hot Van For Over 30 Minutes

A woman stood charged with endangering the welfare of a child Friday, after allegedly leaving the 2-year-old in a hot car while she shopped at the Costco in Hackensack, New Jersey.


CBS2's Christine Sloan confronts a man accused of selling fake event tickets. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Investigates: Police Hot On Trail Of Alleged Ticket Scammer

CBS2’s Christine Sloan reported Wednesday night on an alleged scam artist who was accused of selling fake tickets to an event at the Barclays Center. On Thursday, the NYPD was investigating.


CBS2's Christine Sloan confronts a man accused of selling fake event tickets. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Confronts Man Who Allegedly Sold Fake WWE SummerSlam 2015 Tickets

Imagine shelling out hundreds of dollars for tickets to a hot event — only to find out they’re fakes.


FILE - A woman rushes to catch the NJ Transit train from New York Penn Station to Trenton, NJ on May 13, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Cuomo: Feds Must Contribute More For Hudson Tunnels

Cuomo said the federal government’s promise to cover $3 billion of the $14 billion project isn’t enough.


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Experts Say Shift In Business Towards Online Banking May Be Driving Local Branch Closures

Some Citibank customers say finding a neighborhood branch is nearly impossible.