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The new West District station on Jackson Avenue in Jersey City has been named in 23-year-old Officer Melvin Santiago's honor. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Jersey City’s New Police Station Named For Slain Officer

The new West District station on Jackson Avenue has been named in 23-year-old Officer Melvin Santiago’s honor, one year after he was gunned down in what authorities described as an ambush.


A whale breaches the water in the ocean off of Long Branch, NJ. (Credit: CBS2)

As July Heats Up, The Jersey Shore Seems To Be Bustling

The Jersey Shore seems to be bustling in July, there was a rare sight that created some excitement on the beach in Long Branch on Friday.


Todd West is believed to be responsible for at least seven murders. (credit: CBS2)

22-Year-Old Man Accused Of Killing 7 People In New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Union County officials have announced the arrest of a man who they believe is responsible for at least seven murders.


Newark Police vehicle (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Newark Residents Complain Of Delayed Police Response Times To 911 Calls

Mayor Ras Baraka said the city is still coming back from cuts made before he took office


Ashley Reynolds was targeted in a 'sextortion' scheme when she was 14. (Credit: FBI)

FBI Searches For More Victims Of ‘Sextortion’ Scheme Targeting Underage Girls

The FBI has launched an international campaign to stop a new Internet crime targeting both teenage girls and boys.


A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Police: Women Robbed During Series Of Attacks At Bus Stops In Newark

The search is on for violent robbers targeting women at bus stops in Newark. At least two women were mugged Monday morning.


Portuguese Man of War Jellyfish

Health Officials Warn Of Dangerous Jellyfish-Like Creature Off Jersey Shore Coast

Jellyfish-like creatures are out in force and poison control officials are sending out a warning to those venturing into the water.


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie officially announces 2016 presidential bid during event at Livingston High School on June 30, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Christie Officially Jumps Into Presidential Race

The Republican governor launched his campaign in the old gymnasium of Livingston High School in the town of Livingston, where he experienced some of his first political victories.


UPS is accused in a lawsuit of charging different prices for same-sized packages. (Credit: CBS2)

Suit Claims UPS Charged Customers Different Rates For The Same Sized Packages

An allegation lodged by the Department of Consumer Affairs claims that Whole Foods mislabeled weights on pre-packaged foods.


Jose Cruz

Family Distraught Over Death Of Teen In New Jersey Turnpike Crash

Jose Cruz was killed Wednesday when the car he was in flew off the New Jersey Turnpike and landed in a parking lot.


Newark native Sharonda Coleman Singleton was among the nine people gunned down in the massacre at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. (Credit: CBS2)

Family Mourns Newark Native Killed In Charleston Church Massacre

One of the nine victims of the massacre at a Charleston, South Carolina church this week was a New Jersey native.


rumson trees

Rumson, New Jersey Residents Fight To Save Shade Trees

The trees are marked to be cut down because of the possibility they could damage the sidewalk.


One particular beetle from Asia -- the Emerald Ash Borer -- has caused the State Department of Agriculture to issue a warning (NJ Dept. of Agriculture)

Emerald Ash Borer Beetle Causes Trouble For NJ Residents

The exotic bugs, known for their bright color, attacked ash trees near a Bridgewater strip mall.


A rendering of the proposed Hard Rock Casino Meadowlands. (credit: Hard Rock International)

Officials Unveil Plans For New Hard Rock Casino At Meadowlands

Plans call for naming a new casino just outside New York City the Hard Rock Casino Meadowlands.


Fire at a post office in New Brunswick, N.J. on June 1, 2015. (credit: Instagram/dclark0)

Transformer Explodes, Causes Fire At New Brunswick Post Office

Surrounding buildings, including the New Brunswick City Hall, were evacuated.