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A driver who refused to stop at a checkpoint allegedly caused two crashes in Palisades Park, New Jersey on Tuesday, Oct. 7. (Credit: Jessica Schneider/CBS 2)

Police: N.J. Driver Refused To Stop At Checkpoint, Caused 2 Crashes

A mother and her young child were shaken up Tuesday night, and a police officer was injured after a driver allegedly refused to stop at a checkpoint and led to a pair of crashes in New Jersey.

10/07/2014

Suspect wanted in at least seven bank robberies in Queens. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Serial Bank Robber Wanted In 3 More Incidents In Queens

Police on Tuesday suspected an alleged serial bank robber in three new incidents in Queens.

10/07/2014

Marie Braccia (right) was struck and wounded in a hit-and-run in Shirley, Long Island, on Thursday, Sept. 11. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Video Shows Driver Striking Woman, Speeding Off In Shirley, L.I.

A Long Island mother of two was mowed down by a driver this week, moments after she dropped off her son at a music lesson.

09/12/2014

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Bergen County Officials Investigate Early Morning Fatal Hit-And-Run Accident

Detectives were investigating the eastbound stretch of Route 4 near the crash site trying to figure out how the man was hit and killed. The victim’s body was found at 4:15 a.m.

05/14/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a large fire in Jersey City, NJ on Thursday, March 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

911 Calls Document Horror In Fatal Jersey City Fire, As Crews Go To Wrong Street

Jersey City officials released new 911 calls Wednesday that showed the sheer panic as flames and smoke swept through a home – in a fire that left four people dead.

03/19/2014

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Car Crashes Into House In Lindenhurst, Long Island

A car slammed into a house in Lindenhurst, Long Island Saturday, leaving a homeowner shocked and terrified.

06/08/2013

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Man, 23, Shot Dead In Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

A man was shot and killed just before midnight Friday night in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn, just steps from the Pratt Institute campus.

06/01/2013

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Man Shot By Police After Hitting Officer With Car In The Bronx

Charges were pending Tuesday night for a suspect shot by police in the Bronx, after he allegedly used his car as a weapon.

01/01/2013

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Stingrays Spotted Off Beach In Seaside Heights

People initially thought sharks were swimming off the Grand and Blaine avenue beaches in Seaside Heights Wednesday.

07/28/2011

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Police: 5-Year-Old And Man Wounded In Bronx Shooting

Police say a 5-year-old child and a 20-year-old man were injured when gunfire erupted outside of a Bronx apartment building late Friday night.

06/11/2011

Ex-Captain Michael Esposito died after responding to a fire in Baldwin on May 18, 2011 (credit: Handout)

Volunteer Firefighter Michael Esposito Dies Following Blaze In Baldwin

Officials said volunteer firefighter Michael Esposito became ill at the scene of an early morning fire in Baldwin and was rushed to a nearby hospital where he died.

05/18/2011