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Summer Bummer: Many New Jersey Students Heading Back To Class Before Labor Day

With Labor Day occurring late this year, many schools in New Jersey are opening next week — ahead of the unofficial end of summer.

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Police say a rash of street sign thefts in Ridgewood could have dangerous and pricey consequences. (Credit: CBS2)

Authorities: Rash Of Stolen Street Signs In Ridgewood Is Costly And Dangerous

It’s happened again, street signs have been stolen in a Bergen County community, and officials said the situation has become dangerous.

08/26/2015

A Dyker Heights, Brooklyn woman says her block has been taken over by wasps. (Credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn Woman: Wasps Have Taken Over Block, City Hasn’t Helped

A woman in Brooklyn said Tuesday that wasps have taken over her street, and she fears her children might get stung at an upcoming weekend event.

08/25/2015

Michael Verbitsky is escorted out of the 19th Precinct Station House on Aug. 24, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Attorney: Shooting That Wounded Gracie Mansion Guard Was Accidental, Weapon Not ‘Real’

The female officer, who part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s advance team, had pulled up to the mayor’s residence on East End Avenue ahead of his arrival when the incident occurred.

08/24/2015

An explosion caused severe damage to John F. Kennedy High School in the Bronx on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

De Blasio: Lit Match Sparked Explosion At John F. Kennedy High School In The Bronx

Fire marshals have determined that a gas explosion that damaged a school and injured three construction workers was sparked by a lit match.

08/21/2015

Flash flooding in Union County, NJ on Aug. 19, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Residents, Businesses Clean Up After Flash Flooding Submerges Union County

Wednesday’s powerful thunderstorms left major roads in New Jersey under several feet of water and some car owners with big repair bills.

08/20/2015

A car was hit by a NJ TRANSIT train near the Westwood station in Emerson on Aug. 20, 2015. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Man Dead After NJ TRANSIT Train Hits Car In Emerson

It happened near the Westwood station just west of the Lincoln Boulevard crossing and not at a grade crossing, NJ TRANSIT said.

08/20/2015

Surveillance images of a man who police say has been snatching jewelry from people in Brooklyn. (credit NYPD)

Police: Man On Bike Wanted For Snatching Jewelry From Six People In Brooklyn

Police are looking for a man on a bike who they say has been snatching jewelry from people in Brooklyn.

08/19/2015

A homeless man walks down the street in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Advocates Call For End Of ‘Demonization’ Of Homeless People In NYC

Elected officials and others say the city’s homeless should not be blamed for any quality of life issues and claim the media is dehumanizing those who sleep on the streets.

08/18/2015

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 17:  Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump arrives at U.S. Federal Court to report for jury duty on August 17, 2015 in New York City. Trump spent the last few days on the campaign trail at the Iowa state fair before returning to New York to perform the civic duty.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Reports For Jury Duty In Manhattan, Does Not Get Picked

He arrived in a limousine — about 10 minutes late — and made his way up the steps through the swarm of media members and onlookers.

08/17/2015

A teenage boy poses for a photograph with a topless, painted woman in Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

Spokeswoman: De Blasio Opposes Topless Times Square Women, Agencies At Work To Tackle Issue

Mayoral spokeswoman Karen Hinton said it’s a quality-of-life problem and city agencies are working on approaches to tackle it.

08/17/2015

Authorities say a firefighter was shot in the leg on Staten Island on Aug. 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Man Killed After Barricading Self Inside S.I. Home, Shooting Firefighter Is Dead

A suspected gang member who shot a firefighter and then barricaded himself inside a home on Staten Island is dead after a six-hour standoff, police said Friday.

08/14/2015

Two birds flyover a foggy New York Harbor on an unseasonable warm day on December 5, 2013 in Brooklyn (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Writer Comes Up With Idea For ‘Frankenborough’ In New York Harbor

Whether it is finding a place to live, a place park your car, or even just a place to walk or bike, it all requires space.

08/13/2015

People attend a town hall meeting to discuss an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx on Aug. 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

9 New Sites Test Positive For Legionnaires’ Bacteria, Officials Say

More than 150 people packed a town hall meeting in the Bronx as city officials and doctors tried to put them at ease over the deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease.

08/12/2015

(credit: Dylan Gowan via Facebook)

19-Year-Old Man Spends Night On Buoy After Personal Watercraft Breaks Down Off NJ Coast

Dylan Gowan was reported missing around 9:40 p.m. and an extensive search followed overnight.

08/12/2015

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