Elmwood Park

Robert Cubala, 28, of Linden, New Jersey, is charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl he met online. (Credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutors: N.J. Man Sexually Assaulted Girl, 13, Whom He Met Online

A Linden, New Jersey man was being held on $250,000 bail Wednesday, on charges that he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl he met on a chat site.

10/01/2014

Craig Howe, Ashari Wilson and  Justin Draper (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutors: 4 NJ Teens Charged In Sex Assault Of 15-Year-Old Girl

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office has charged three 18-year-olds, Justin Draper, Craig Howe and Ashari Wilson, with aggravated sexual assault. A 17-year-old faces the same charge as a juvenile.

07/15/2014

Red Carpet Inn Fire (Rob Munoz)

3 People Injured In Fire At Elmwood Park Red Carpet Inn

The fire broke out around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at a Red Carpet Inn in Elmwood Park.

04/16/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train Halted

NJ TRANSIT Train Hits Car, Gets Held Up For An Hour And A Half

An NJ TRANSIT train was halted for an hour and a half Tuesday night after hitting a car in Elmwood Park, N.J.

01/14/2014

NJ Transit train - File / Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

Report: Man Struck, Killed By Train On Bergen County Line

The name of the man killed was not disclosed, pending notification of relatives. Authorities were working to determine how the accident occurred.

08/17/2013

Powerball

Officials: Year-Old $1-Million Power Ball Ticket Sold In New Jersey Approaching Expiration Date

The ticket for the June 16, 2012 drawing was bought at a 7-11 store in Elmwood Park. The winning numbers were 8, 14, 15, 16, 27 and the Gold Powerball Number was 26.

06/08/2013

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) holds a news conference - Washington, DC - Aug 5, 2009 - Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

New Jersey Man Gets Two Years Probation For Campaign Violations

Benedetto Bigica, 46, of Elmwood Park apologized for his actions in a Newark federal court Tuesday after pleading guilty to a count of conspiring to violate the Federal Election Campaign Act.

05/28/2013

FILE - These undated mug shots provided by the U.S. Marshals show Carlos Eduardo Almonte (L) and Mohamed Mahmood Alessa. (credit: U.S. Marshals)

Admitted Would-Be Terrorists Face Sentencing Hearing In Newark

Mohamed Mahmood Alessa and Carlos Eduardo Almonte pleaded guilty in March 2011 for conspiring to join al-Shabab, a terror group affiliated with al Qaeda.

04/15/2013

"Blackie" the English bulldog was found 65 miles away in Pennsylvania. A man and a woman have been charged in his abduction. (Photo: handout)

Police Find English Bulldog Puppy Stolen From N.J. Store In Pennsylvania

Police found “Blackie” inside a home in Phillipsburg, Pa., — 65 miles from the New Jersey pet store where the pooch was pilfered

12/07/2012

Blackie, Stolen Dog

Caught On Tape: Man Steals Puppy, Gets Bitten By Marsupial

A brazen bandit stole a precious puppy from a pet store in New Jersey, but the thief was caught – and caught getting bitten by another animal – on tape.

12/03/2012

Facemasks Used By Elmwood Park High School Infielders (Credit: CBS 2)

In Interest Of Safety, N.J. High School Requires Softball Infielders To Wear Facemasks

If a softball player gets hit by a pitch, then she heads to first base. But if she gets hit by a line drive, she may be headed to the hospital. One New Jersey school doesn’t want to take that risk, and is now requiring its softball players to wear protection.

05/31/2012

Trayvon Martin tribute in Elmwood Park, N.J. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Special Prosecutor: Grand Jury Will Not Hear Trayvon Martin Case

Special prosecutor Angela Corey says she will not bring the Trayvon Martin shooting death before a grand jury.

04/09/2012

School buses (credit: CBS 2)

Elmwood Park, N.J. Parents Upset After Board Votes To Eliminate Most Bus Routes

Once the next school year begins, students in the Bergen County town will have to trek up as much as two miles on foot, and in some cases cross major highways Route 4 and Route 46 just to get to school.

03/28/2012

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Police Investigate Three Diversion Burglaries In Elmwood Park

Police said two men have been knocking on doors in Elmwood Park, flashing a PSE&G business card and claiming to be there to check for frozen pipes.

01/17/2012

Dr. Cary Silverman founded 'Vision Harvest,' which helps unemployed and uninsured patients. (credit: CBS 2)

Patients In Need Get The Gift Of Sight Thanks To ‘Vision Harvest’ In NJ

Dr. Cary Silverman founded “Vision Harvest,” a program that donates the eye surgery to unemployed and uninsured patients.

10/28/2011

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