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FILE -- Memorial for 8-month-old Angelie Paredes, killed in West New York, N.J. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

N.J. Pols Introduce ‘Angelie’s Law’ Targeting Distracted Commuter Van Drivers

A new law in New Jersey aims to crack down on distracted driving and prevent another tragedy like the one that took the life of a baby girl in her stroller.

01/30/2014

FILE -- Memorial for 8-month-old Angelie Paredes, killed in West New York, N.J. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Officials Lobby For ‘Angie’s Law’ To Oversee Jitney Buses

Transit workers and local politicians lobbied Friday on Boulevard East in West New York near where the 8-month-old Angelie Paredes was killed.

11/15/2013

Bus involved in fatal West New York crash, July 30, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

NJ Lawmakers Push For Stricter Bus Rules In Wake Of Fatal Crash

The crash last Tuesday killed 8-month-old Angelie Paredes, who was being pushed in a stroller on a sidewalk in West New York.

08/06/2013

An FBI agent carrying out a desktop computer from the home of the Boston Marathon bombings suspects' sister in West New York, N.J. - April 19, 2013 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

FBI Moves In On West New York, N.J. Home Of Sister Of Marathon Bomb Suspects

The police director in West New York, N.J., says the woman has told authorities she has not been in frequent touch with her brothers. He says she is very upset.

04/19/2013

F1 Grand Prix

Formula 1 Race Planned For North Jersey Is Postponed

The writing seemed to be on the wall last month, when there was an asterisk next to the Grand Prix of America listed on the Formula 1 2013 calendar.

10/18/2012

West New York Mayor Felix Roque (file / credit: Town of West New York)

West New York Mayor Indicted In Computer Hacking Case

In the indictment unsealed Thursday, the two are charged with conspiracy, gaining unauthorized access to computers and causing damage to computers.

08/09/2012

West New York Mayor Felix Roque (file / credit: Town of West New York)

West New York, N.J. Mayor Arrested For Allegedly Hacking Into Rival’s Computers

The mayor and his son’s court appearance was not without drama. An ambulance was called when his ex-wife passed out in the courtroom, and then got up saying ‚Äúthat’s my son.”

05/24/2012

Formula One Race Car (file / credit: Alex Grimm/Getty Images for Red Bull)

It’s Official: Formula One Race Coming To North Jersey

West New York and Weehawken, New Jersey will soon look more like Monte Carlo as a huge, international car race is speeding towards those towns.

10/25/2011