Hackensack University Medical Center

The teammates of 16-year-old Erin Kelly wore purple jerseys with the #7 in her honor. (credit: CBS 2)

Hackensack High School Student Suddenly Paralyzed From Waist Down

Doctors at Hackensack University Medical Center told Erin Kelly’s family about her rare diagnosis. They said it is a post-viral spinal infection.

05/04/2012

Pascack Valley Hospital Building - Westwood, NJ - Nov 30, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

NJ Health Cmsr. Approves Reopening Of Pascack Valley Hospital

At the end of the day, New Jersey’s health commissioner apparently agreed with the residents of northeastern Bergen County, approving the reopening of Pascack Valley Hospital in Westwood.

02/28/2012

Sick Woman (file / credit: clipart.com)

Flu Season Atypical In New Jersey

In New Jersey, state officials say influenza activity is low in the south and moderate in the north.

02/08/2012

Beer (file / credit: clipart.com)

New Jersey Authorities Worried About Drunk Driving During Super Bowl

The last time the New York Giants played in the Super Bowl, in 2008, New Jersey Attorney General Jeff Chiesa says state troopers arrested 176 people for drunk driving that Sunday.

02/02/2012

Garfield, NJ Shooting (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Suspect Shot By Cops After Escaping Police Custody In NJ

The suspect was pronounced dead Saturday evening. His identity is not being released until notification of next of kin.

12/10/2011

Pascack Valley Hospital Building - Westwood, NJ - Nov 30, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Pascack Valley Hospital Closer To Reopening

The reopening of a North Jersey hospital is one step closer to reality. The state health planning board has approved Hackensack University Medical Center’s plan to reopen the old Pascack Valley Hospital as a 128-bed facility.

11/30/2011

(credit: CBS 2)

Tree Pollen Count In N.J. Soars After Wet Spring, Snowy Winter

Coughing, sneezing and itchy eyes are all signs that allergy season has hit New Jersey with a vengeance. Holy Name Medical Center allergy director Dr. Theodore Falk said tree pollen “just exploded” a week ago because it has been a cool spring.

05/10/2011

Joseph Coniglio (credit: AP)

Former NJ Senator To Get Out Of Jail

A federal judge on Wednesday reduced Coniglio’s 30-month sentence to 20 months because an appeals court threw out his convictions on mail fraud. The court faulted the way the case was presented to the jury.

03/25/2011

Doctor (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Aetna Sues 6 NJ Doctors For Overbilling

The lawsuits stem from hospital care where patients were referred to in-network hospitals but received care from out-of-network physicians. The doctors don’t have contracts and set their own fees.

03/25/2011

Rachel Morgan (Facebook); Carmody (Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Paramus Cop Shot During Traffic Stop Released From Hospital

A police officer critically injured in New Jersey is on the road to recovery. The hero from Paramus was shot during a routine traffic stop, and she was cleared Friday to go home.

02/18/2011

Scene of hit-and-run in Fort Lee (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

Cops: Woman, 90, Struck By Bus In NJ Hit-And-Run

A pocketbook and cane lay near the curb of a street in Fort Lee Friday morning – evidence of a hit-and-run that sent an elderly woman to the hospital and police on the search for an Academy bus driver.

02/11/2011

Suspect Michael Sean Carmody (Photo/Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Man Accused Of Shooting Paramus Cop Dies

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office says the man accused of shooting and critically wounding a Paramus police officer has died from his wounds.

02/09/2011

Snowstorm Leaves Two Dead In New Jersey

A second New Jersey death has been blamed on this week’s snow storm.

01/28/2011

(AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Rutgers’ LeGrand Regains Sensation Throughout Body

Injured Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand has movement in his shoulders and sensation throughout his body. Rutgers announced the improvement in LeGrand’s condition Thursday.

WFAN–01/06/2011

(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Rutgers’ LeGrand To Receive Orange Bowl Courage Award

The family of paralyzed Rutgers player Eric LeGrand updated his condition Thursday, the same day the junior defensive tackle was named the winner of the 2010 Discover Orange Bowl Courage Award.

WFAN–12/16/2010

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