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Authorities: Call Reporting Hostage Situation In Clifton, N.J., Was A Hoax

A massive police presence in Clifton, New Jersey, Saturday night was sparked by a hoax call, authorities confirmed to CBS2.

03/28/2015

A Clifton man has proposed changes to the American flag that would give stars a more prominent spot. (Credit: CBS2)

Clifton Man Hopes Obama Will Take Notice Of Proposed Changes To American Flag

A New Jersey man hopes his redesign of the U.S. flag will win the hearts of Americans.

02/26/2015

Commuters say snow covered walkways are putting them in harms way. (Credit:CBS2)

NJ Commuters Say Snow-Covered Walkways Are Putting Them In Harm’s Way

The sub-zero wind chill isn’t the only problem commuters will face on Friday morning. Some bus stops in New Jersey look more like ice rinks after the latest storm.

02/05/2015

Lines form at the Costco gas station in Clifton, N.J. on Jan. 14, 2015. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Bargain Hunters Tough Out Long Lines For Cheap Gas Across New Jersey

Gas prices are falling so low that traffic backups are building up at spots with the biggest bargains in New Jersey.

01/14/2015

Police are searching for two men caught on camera robbing a New Jersey liquor store. (credit: CBS2)

Surveillance Cameras Capture Smash-And-Grab Robbery At New Jersey Liquor Store

It started around 2 a.m. Tuesday when a pickup truck plowed into the storefront of Liquor Locker in Clifton.

01/13/2015

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Animal Control Warns Pet Owners To Watch Out For Wild Animals After Rabid Critter Attacks Dog In Clifton, NJ

Clifton Animal Control is issuing a warning for pet owners to watch out for wild animals after discovering two rabbit critters, one of which attacked a dog.

11/14/2014

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Clifton, NJ Customers Looking To Cash In On Winning Mega Millions Ticket

Somebody in Clifton just got very lucky.

11/06/2014

Kyle DeMattia parked his Jeep on the sidewalk to send a message to a Corvette driver who took up to spaces in Clifton, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Sends Message To New Jersey Corvette Driver Who Takes Up 2 Spaces

We’ve all seen it – people with expensive cars parking sideways across two spaces. One fed-up man in Clifton, New Jersey, found a harmless way to get revenge.

09/24/2014

Fire tears through a home in Clifton that also serves as animal sitting service on Aug. 26, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

14 Animals Killed In Fire At Home Of Animal Sitting Service In Clifton, N.J.

The fire broke out at around 1 p.m. at the Mountain View Drive home that also serves as an animal sitting service.

08/26/2014

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Clifton Couple’s Joint Birthday Ruined After Sewage Test Floods Basement

A New Jersey couple had a joint birthday celebration ruined after their city’s sewage test flooded their basement and ruined flooring that was put down the day before.

07/31/2014

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N.J. Tick-Tock Diner Manager Admits To Murder-For-Hire Plot

The former manager of the Tick Tock diner in New Jersey changed his plea to guilty Monday in what authorities said was a foiled plot to kill the co-owner of the restaurant — his uncle by marriage.

07/14/2014

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Investigation Underway After Saturday Night Fire Uproots At Least 20 In Clifton

Authorities are investigating a fire that tore through a string of buildings and uprooted at least 20 people from their homes in Clifton.

06/01/2014

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Prosecutors: N.J. Man Skimmed Credit Card Info, Used It To Buy Alcohol For His Nightclub

As drivers fill up for the big holiday weekend, police in New Jersey have issued a warning about credit card skimming at gas stations.

05/23/2014

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Nor’easter Takes Aims At Tri-State Area

The latest round of snowfall is expected to begin Wednesday night and last into Thursday night, dumping 6 to 10 inches on New York City, according to the National Weather Service.

02/11/2014

Some bus stops in New Jersey had not been shoveled as of Feb. 7, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Mounds Of Snow Cleared From Some Bus Stops In Clifton, Hackensack

Bus stops on Route 3 and Route 4 were unplowed as of Friday, potentially putting riders in danger. But by Monday, crews were out removing snow and ice.

02/10/2014

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