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Authorities Search Home Of Gunman In Shooting At Varick Street Federal Building

Police said Downing walked into a federal building at 201 Varick St. just after 5 p.m. with guns hidden in a bag.

08/22/2015

Police say Kevin Downing shot and killed a security guard at the federal office building at 201 Varick St., and then shot and killed himself, on Friday, Aug. 21. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Varick Street Federal Building Gunman Had Been Fired By Labor Department

Residents of a Fort Lee block were shocked Friday night, after police said one of their neighbors shot and killed a security officer at the federal building in the Hudson Square area before turning the gun on himself.

08/21/2015

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Water Main Break In Cliffside Park Affects About 36,000 Customers

Three Bergen County towns were under a boil water advisory Wednesday night, hours after a water main ruptured in Cliffside Park.

08/05/2015

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Fort Lee’s Legal Tab In GWB Lane Closures Scandal Continues To Grow

The additional spending brings the total amount for legal services related to the lane closures to $225,000.

04/11/2015

Students in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (credit: CBS2)

Parents Unhappy After Fort Lee School Board Cuts Spring Break In Half

Vacation plans have been put on hold for many families in one New Jersey community after the Board of Education cut spring break in half at the last minute.

03/24/2015

FILE -- George Washington Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Pair Of Cops Credited With Stopping Man From Jumping Off George Washington Bridge

Two police officers are being credited with stopping a man from committing suicide by jumping off the George Washington Bridge in northern New Jersey.

02/18/2015

Michael Colon, Giuseppe Aiello (credit: Port Authority Police Department)

Police: Bronx Man Involved In George Washington Bridge Chase Was Impersonating A Police Officer

Port Authority Police officers on the George Washington Bridge spotted a white pickup truck with a snow plow attached being chased by a black Honda SUV, which had police and strobe lights flashing, according to the PAPD.

02/10/2015

Police are looking to question this man in connection with the death of Jordan Johnson (Credit: NYPD)

Video Released Of Man Wanted For Questioning In Connection With Body Found In Car

Police are searching for a man seen in surveillance video near where the body of a New Jersey man was found inside the trunk of his car.

01/17/2015

The body of Jordan Johnson, 24, was found in the trunk of his car at 211th Street and Tryon Avenue in the Bronx on Thursday, Jan. 15. (Credit: CBS2)

Missing Fort Lee Man’s Body Found In Trunk Of His Car In The Bronx

The body of a missing Fort Lee, New Jersey man was found in the trunk of a car that belonged to him in the Bronx Thursday.

01/15/2015

A car allegedly driven by Serena Wolstenholme, 29, after crashing into a utility pole in Leonia, N.J. following a police chase. (Credit: Port Authority Police)

Police: Driver Was On Heroin When She Led Port Authority Squad On Chase

Port Authority police on Thursday arrested a suspect who allegedly crashed into a pole in Leonia, New Jersey after leading officers on a chase.

01/15/2015

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Multi-State ID Fraud ‘Ringleader’ Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison

A former northern New Jersey resident who authorities say ran a multi-state scheme that provided fake driver’s licenses and other documents to people in the country illegally has been sentenced to prison.

01/08/2015

Fort Lee McDonald's employees celebrate customer satisfaction award (Credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Fort Lee McDonald’s Makes Top 10 In Customer Satisfaction Across U.S.

Ecstatic employees chanted ‘Fort Lee,’ because out of 600 locations, their Lemoine Avenue establishment was named one of the top 10 in overall customer satisfaction by McDonald’s USA.

01/05/2015

FILE -- The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Squabble Over Probe Of George Washington Bridge Lane Closures

The four Republican members of the Democrat-led legislative panel probing Gov. Chris Christie’s connection to the traffic jams unveiled their own 119-page report Monday, just before the panel approved releasing the group’s report to the public.

12/08/2014

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report Released On Findings From Committee Probing Bridgegate Scandal

It has been more than a year since the lane closure scandal on the George Washington Bridge, and a legislative committee has been investigating why the three access lanes were shut down – snarling traffic.

12/04/2014

Yeuri Jimenez (left) and Lenny Montero were allegedly caught with over 3,000 decks of heroin by Bergen County police in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (Credit: Bergen County Police)

Police: Suspects Caught With Over 3,000 Decks Of Heroin In Fort Lee

Police in Bergen County, New Jersey, arrested two men on Friday after allegedly catching them with more than 3,000 decks of heroin that they allegedly planned to sell.

10/10/2014

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