Franklin Township

(Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey School To Pay $75K In Race-Based Bullying Settlement

The school district must also review its policies and ensure those who respond to bullying complaints are appropriately trained.

09/10/2014

Bus engulfed in flames in Franklin Township (Credit: CBS 2)

Bus Engulfed In Fireball On Route 287 In Franklin Township

All the passengers escaped without injury.

07/19/2014

Barbara and James August with Pepper (Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Dog Stolen During Burglary In Franklin, NJ Reunited With Owners

It was a heartwarming reunion for Pepper the dog and her owners Barbara and James August.

06/27/2014

A brush fire is seen near a ballfield in Ocean County, N.J., on April 24, 2014. (credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS 2)

Investigators: Southern New Jersey Forest Fire Was Intentionally Set

Investigators have determined that a large forest fire that broke out in southern New Jersey last week was intentionally set, while another blaze that occurred in the same area on the same day has been ruled accidental.

04/29/2014

Winston Wilson Jr. (credit: Somerset County Prosecutor's Office)

Police Make Arrest In Violent Franklin Township Assault

The suspect, who has been identified as Winston Wilson, Jr., is expected to make his first court appearance Tuesday afternoon, CBS 2’s Christine Sloan reported.

04/29/2014

Police stand outside a home in Somerset where an 18-year-old woman was attacked. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Search Continues For Suspect After Teen Attacked Inside New Jersey Home

A $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for attacking a teenager inside her New Jersey home.

04/28/2014

Police are searching for a suspect who attacked an 18-year-old in her home in Franklin Township, N.J. on April 26, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Search For Suspect After Teen Attacked Inside New Jersey Home

The 18-year-old woman was home alone when the attacker entered her Franklin Township home around 6:30 a.m. Saturday.

04/27/2014

One of several forest fires burning in Ocean County, NJ on April 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Continue To Put Out Hot Spots Following New Jersey Wildfires

Shortly after firefighting crews gained control over four blazes burning in central and southern New Jersey, a new fire broke out Friday.

04/25/2014

Police Tape (credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Seek 2 Suspects In Shooting Death Of New Jersey Rapper

Zaire Cromedy, 21, of New Brunswick and 28-year-old Antwan Cromedy, of Bound Brook, both face first-degree murder charges in the death of 28-year-old Eric Andrews Jr., whose stage name was E-9.

12/31/2013

Vandalized Statue At St. Mary's Church In Franklin Township (credit: CBS Philly)

8 Statues Damaged At New Jersey Church

Officials believe the vandalism occurred between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. Thursday outside St. Mary’s Church in Franklin Township.

09/20/2013

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

New Jersey Chiropractor Gets 6 Years For Insurance Scam

A New Jersey chiropractor was sentenced to six years in prison Monday, for his part in a scheme to recruit accident victims as patients and send fraudulent bills to insurance companies.

04/01/2013

Barbara Buono (credit: Barbara Buono for Governor)

Gubernatorial Candidate Barbara Buono Cited After Not Wearing Seatbelt In Car Crash

The state senator suffered facial cuts in the crash in Franklin Township Monday.

02/12/2013

Franklin Inn - Franklin Township, NJ (credit: Preservation New Jersey)

Preservation New Jersey Lists State’s Most Endangered Historic Places

Some of New Jersey’s historic sites are on the verge of withering away. So a group has come up with a list to draw attention to them, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported.

05/17/2012

Brian McCauslin/Tiffany Jantelle (credit: CBS 2)

Victim’s Mother Blasts Driver In N.J. Fatal Hit-And-Run: ‘You Killed My Daughter!’

A devastated mother lashed out inside a New Jersey courtroom on Friday as the man who killed her daughter in Franklin Township learned his fate. She said his punishment does not go far enough.

04/13/2012

Mauvette Daley Mattandeen (credit: Handout/Somerset County Prosecutor's Office)

Officials: N.J. Woman Accused Of Attacking Husband With Cooking Oil, Axe, Surrenders

Mauvette Mattandeen, 41, surrendered to detectives around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, said Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey Soriano. She faces attempted murder and weapons charges, and her bail was set at $500,000 cash

04/11/2012

more