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Americo Lopes Ordered To Pay 5 Co-Workers $4M Of $38.5M Lottery Jackpot

A jury in New Jersey on Wednesday found a man had cheated five co-workers out of their share of a $38.5 million lottery jackpot.

03/14/2012

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Whose Money Is It? Fight Over Lottery Jackpot Goes To Court In NJ

Six co-workers pooled their resources on a Mega-Millions lottery ticket, when one of them claimed a huge jackpot, the others got mad and lawyered up.

03/07/2012

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AMBER ALERT Canceled For 2-Year-Old Adrian Tonge; Father Still Sought

The child was dropped at a Brooklyn home where the Tonge sometimes stays. Authorities, however, said the boy’s father is still at large and may be traveling on foot.

01/27/2012

The aftermath of a fiery tanker crash in Elizabeth (Credit: CBS 2)

1 Person Killed In Fiery Crash On Routes 1 And 9 In Elizabeth

Officials say Routes 1 and 9 in Elizabeth will remain closed for most of the day after a tanker truck burst into flames when it collided with a car early this morning, killing the driver.

01/24/2012

A warehouse fire is seen from Chopper 880 - Elizabeth, NJ - Dec 22, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Elizabeth Warehouse Might Not Need To Be Razed After Stubborn Fire

Firefighters have found a surprise after getting a weeklong fire under control in a New Jersey warehouse: The building may not need to be razed.

12/28/2011

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Demolition Crew May Be Called To Scene Of Elizabeth Warehouse Fire

The fire at the former Burry Biscuit factory in Elizabeth, which broke out last Wednesday, was finally contained over the weekend.

12/27/2011

Elizabeth Warehouse Fire (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Crews Attempt To Extinguish Persistent Elizabeth Warehouse Fire

Fire officials say they may not be able to completely extinguish the blaze until this weekend or possibly into next week.

12/23/2011

A warehouse fire is seen from Chopper 880 - Elizabeth, NJ - Dec 22, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Mayor: Raging Elizabeth, N.J. Warehouse Fire May Have Been Intentionally Set

Still burning and still smoking up the skies over Elizabeth is a stubborn blaze that just won’t die. Area residents spent the better part of Thursday walking around with their faces covered.

12/22/2011

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Visa Denied For Sister Of NJ Girl In Desperate Need Of Bone Marrow Transplant

An Elizabeth, N.J. girl is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant. Her sister Giselles is the only available donor, she has been denied a travel visa to the United States.

11/28/2011

A man places a bet prior to the Preakness Stakes at the Pimlico Race Course - Baltimore, MD - May 21, 2011 (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

New Jersey Voters Say Yes To Sports Betting Public Question

Wanna bet? New Jersey does, but Washington has the final say.

11/09/2011

Port Authority Bus Terminal - New York, NY - Aug 15, 2003 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Port Authority Plans Test Of Emergency Systems In NJ

The Port Authority will conduct a routine test of emergency systems at the New Jersey Marine Terminals in Newark and Elizabeth between noon and 2 p.m. Friday.

11/03/2011

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Elizabeth School Board President, 2 Others Accused In Lunch Program Fraud

Police said for the last five years, 46-year-old Marie Munn, the board president, lied about her income so her two kids could eat free. The spouses of two other high-ranking school employees are also facing charges.

09/19/2011

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Officials Want Probe Of Elizabeth School Lunch Program

The action comes amid a report that a principal, the school board president, and a supervisor of custodians had enrolled their children in the free or reduced lunch program even though they don’t meet requirements.

08/23/2011

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Police: N.J. Man Drowns In Swimming Pool On L.I.

Police say 35-year-old Marco Rodriguez-Bravo, of Elizabeth, was found by a family member in a pool in the backyard of a home on Carriage Lane in Centereach.

08/21/2011

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NJ Man Charged With Shooting Girlfriend To Death

Bail was set at $1 million for Abdul Shahid Aziz, who surrendered to city police Saturday. The 45-year-old Elizabeth resident was being held in the county jail, and officials didn’t know if he had retained a lawyer.

07/16/2011

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