Christine Sloan

Gov. Chris Christie in Belmar on Friday, May 29. (Credit: CBS2)

Christie: Reversal On Common Core Had Nothing To Do With Political Ambitions

The Common Core controversy in New Jersey has now taken on a political tone.

05/29/2015

A hulking mural that reigned as a landmark for decades in a northern New Jersey borough is making a comeback (Credit: Bergen Museum of Art and Science)

Art Studio To Resurrect Former Landmark New Jersey Mural

The mural once mounted on a department store in Paramus will be on display for the first time in more than two decades.

05/28/2015

Middletown hostage scene (CBS2)

NJ Father Holding Baby Hostage Fatally Shot By Monmouth County SWAT Team

A New Jersey man who was holding his 17-month-old son hostage was fatally shot by a member of the Monmouth County SWAT team, officials said.

05/27/2015

Steven Tyler performs onstage during the "American Idol" grand finale in Hollywood, California on May 13, 2015. (Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Police In New Jersey Pull Plug On Steven Tyler Concert Hoax

West Windsor police have alerted area residents that Tyler will not be rocking the small pick-your-own strawberry farm, despite listings on concert websites saying otherwise.

05/27/2015

newark roaming toddler

Toddler Found Roaming Streets In Newark

A woman saw the toddler and immediately brought him to a firehouse on Sanford Avenue.

05/26/2015

Coney Island

Businesses, Beaches Ready For Summer From The Hamptons, To Coney Island, To The Jersey Shore

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the unofficial start to the summer, and many businesses are looking forward to a great season.

05/22/2015

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

New ‘Data Com’ Technology Could Drastically Cut Delays At Newark Airport

Flight delays at Newark International Airport could be drastically cut thanks to new technology.

05/21/2015

Officials announced plans for a combined 3rd and 4th grade class at Lillian Drive Elementary School in Hazlet. (Credit: CBS2)

NJ School Unveils Plan For Combined 3rd And 4th Grade Class

The first classes in America started with a one-room school house for all ages. Now, a New Jersey town is trying something old, with a new twist.

05/15/2015

Rescuers stand near a derailed carriage of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 13, 2015.  (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Questions Surround Engineer In Derailment In Philly That Killed At Least 7

Big questions were swirling around Wednesday night about the engineer behind the controls of an Amtrak train that wrecked in Philadelphia a night earlier – and what he was doing moments before the crash.

05/13/2015

This pit bull was one of two dogs saved from a dogfighting ring stolen from the shelter on Ryle Road May 11, 2015. (credit: Handout)

Pit Bulls Rescued From Dogfighting Ring Stolen From Paterson Animal Shelter

Thieves cut holes in the shelter’s fence and in the dogs’ cages, officials said.

05/12/2015

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

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