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Police on the scene of a shooting in Elizabeth, New Jersey. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Authorities: Suspect Fatally Shot After Pulling Knife On Cops In Elizabeth

Elizabeth Police were responding to a domestic disturbance call when a man allegedly pulled a knife, according to the Union County Prosecutor.

06/29/2014

Police on the scene of a shooting that left a teenager wounded in Elizabeth. (Credit: CBS 2)

Stray Bullet Wounds Teen Following Argument In Elizabeth

Police were searching for a gunman after a bullet blasted through a wall and hit a teenager.

06/22/2014

Winfield Scott School No. 2 in Elizabeth, N.J. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Substitute Teacher Accused Of Taping Kids’ Mouths Shut

A police lieutenant said a 9-year-old girl initially made the complaint to her father.

06/06/2014

Old and new Goethals Bridges (credit: Port Authority)

4-Year Goethals Bridge Replacement Project Begins

The new $1.5 billion cable-stayed span will have three lanes in each direction, wide shoulders, a walkway and space for future mass transit.

05/08/2014

Police at the scene following a robbery and shootout in Elizabeth, N.J. on Apr. 18, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Four NJ Men Charged In Connection With Alleged Armed Robbery, Shootout

Four men face numerous charges stemming from an armed robbery that led to a police pursuit in which the defendants allegedly exchanged gunfire with officers.

04/19/2014

Police at the scene following a robbery and shootout in Elizabeth, N.J. on Apr. 18, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

4 Suspects Held, 1 At Large Following Elizabeth Police Shootout

The incident took place at around 3:30 p.m., when officers received a description of a vehicle following a robbery, police told CBS 2.

04/18/2014

Firefighter John Monteverde (FDNY)

Alleged Drunken Driver Indicted In N.J. Crash That Killed Firefighter

An Elizabeth, N.J. man has been indicted in an alleged drunken driving crash that killed an FDNY firefighter last fall.

04/16/2014

Karla Villagra-Garzon

Elizabeth, N.J. Man Pleads Not Guilty After Wife Is Found Slain

An Elizabeth, N.J. man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed his wife.

03/24/2014

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Prosecutors: NJ Man Carried Out ‘Simple Scheme’ To Steal $6 Million From Employer

Albert Thomson, 48, of Berkeley Heights, is accused of stealing $6 million from Elizabeth-based trucking company New England Motor Freight.

03/21/2014

Karla Villagra-Garzon

Missing Elizabeth, N.J. Mom Found Slain; Husband Charged With Murder

A mother from Elizabeth, N.J. has been found dead more than three weeks after she was reported missing, and her husband has been charged with her murder.

03/19/2014

Karla Villagra-Garzon

Police: Mom From Elizabeth, N.J. Has Been Missing For Over A Week

Police in Elizabeth, N.J. on Tuesday were asking the public to help find a 33-year-old mother who has been missing for more than a week.

03/04/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a 4-alarm blaze in Elizabeth, NJ on Jan. 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

4-Alarm Fire Sweeps Through Stores In Elizabeth

The fire broke out around 5 a.m. Thursday at a strip mall on South Broad Street and destroyed six businesses.

01/30/2014

Maritza Chavez (Credit: Union County Prosecutor's Office)

New Jersey Woman Pleads Guilty To Stealing From Illegal Immigrants

Maritza Chavez, of Elizabeth, pleaded guilty to two separate indictments containing 26 counts overall of theft by deception.

01/28/2014

Scene of a water main break in Elizabeth, N.J. on Jan. 7, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Work To Repair Water Main Break In Elizabeth

Water poured into the intersection for hours and froze around vehicles and tires, forcing residents to dig their cars out of ice.

01/07/2014

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Newark Man Charged In Shooting Of Off-Duty Police Officer

Taquan Ward is accused of shooting an off-duty South Plainfield officer multiple times on Dec. 2.

12/21/2013

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