Christine Sloan

New Jersey lawmakers are seeking to crack down on surprise out-of-network medical billing. (Credit: CBS2)

N.J. Lawmakers Seek To Crack Down On Surprise Out-Of-Network Medical Bills

You go to a hospital for a procedure for a doctor who you believe is in your medical plan – only to find out the other staff are not. And the next thing you know, a hefty out-of-network bill not covered by your health insurance arrives.

05/11/2015

Zahler Spruill, 7, says he was slashed by a classmate with a box cutter in school in Newark. (Credit: CBS2)

Boy, 7, Says He Was Attacked By Classmate With Box Cutter At Newark School

You send your children off to school and hope they are safe inside their classroom, but such was not the case for a Newark first-grader who was attacked with a box cutter.

05/07/2015

Two pedestrians were killed on the New Jersey Turnpike in Secaucus. (credit: CBS2)

Police Car Involved In Fatal Crash That Killed 2 Pedestrians On NJ Turnpike

State police say a police car was involved in a crash that killed two pedestrians on the New Jersey Turnpike.

05/06/2015

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the leading cause of sudden cardiac death in children. A new law in New Jersey requires cardiac screenings for children under 19. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey To Require Cardiac Screenings For All Kids Under 19

New Jersey will soon be the first state in the nation to require health professionals to look for heart disease in young people during physical exams.

05/05/2015

Stephanie Fritz, 15, committed suicide 11 years ago. (Credit: CBS2)

NJ Father Discusses Teen Suicide, Prevention Years After Daughter Kills Self

Children as young as 9 years old are at risk of committing suicide. CBS2’s Christine Sloan talked to one New Jersey father who knows that pain firsthand.

04/28/2015

A tree crashed onto a house in Bloomfield, New Jersey on Wednesday, April 22. (Credit: CBS2)

Strong Winds Topple Trees, Cause Other Damage Across Area

A fast-moving storm Wednesday left serious and damage in its wake.

04/22/2015

South Amboy Elementary School (credit: CBS2)

South Amboy Teacher Diagnosed With Meningitis, Classroom Sanitized

An elementary school classroom has been sanitized after a central New Jersey teacher came down with viral meningitis.

04/22/2015

Veterans Administration sign (Credit: CBS2)

Lawmakers: New Jersey VA Facilities Have Too Few Doctors, Long Wait Times

A bipartisan congressional delegation from New Jersey has urged the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to take immediate action on problems at two VA hospitals.

04/21/2015

Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Czech National Held After Security Breach At Picatinny Arsenal In New Jersey

The threat seemed real when a driver tried to enter at the Picatinny Arsenal U.S. Army installation in Rockaway Township, New Jersey late last week – creating suspicion at the truck entrance.

04/20/2015

Picatinny Arsenal (Military 1 Source)

All Clear Given At Picatinny Arsenal After Suspicious Vehicle Prompts Evacuation

An all clear was given at Picatinny Arsenal in northern New Jersey Friday, hours after after a suspicious truck and driver prompted a security scare.

04/17/2015

Dr. Mehmet Oz (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Dr. Oz Responds To Doctors Accusing Him Of Promoting ‘Quack Treatments’

Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against 10 doctors who’ve accused him of promoting “quack treatments” on his TV show.

04/17/2015

Police say a man exposed himself to a woman and touched another inappropriately in this restroom at Alexander Library at Rutgers University. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Man Exposed Himself, Touched Woman In Bathroom At Rutgers University Library

Anyone with information is asking to contact the Rutgers Police Department’s Detective Bureau at (848) 932-8025.

04/16/2015

This 1994 file photo shows Mumia Abu Jamal at the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Facility in Huntington, Pennsylvania.  (credit: Clark Kissinger/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Teacher Suspended After Third Grade Students Write ‘Get Well’ Notes To Convicted Cop Killer

A New Jersey school district has suspended a teacher for asking her third-grade class to write “get well” letters to a sick inmate convicted of killing a Philadelphia policeman.

04/10/2015

Martell's Tiki Bar in Point Pleasant Beach (credit: CBS 2)

Point Pleasant Beach Bar To Have Liquor License Suspended For Over-Serving Patron

A Jersey shore bar will have its liquor license suspended for 30 days for over-serving an intoxicated patron who died in a motor vehicle crash.

04/09/2015

John Zeug, 77, was attacked by a coyote outside his Saddle River, New Jersey home on Monday, April 6. (Credit: CBS2)

Saddle River Coyote Attack Victim Shares Shocking Story

Bergen County, New Jersey residents were being warned Tuesday to keep their pets and children inside, a day after a coyote attacked a man in Saddle River.

04/07/2015

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