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Tree falls on Hoptacong house, killing homeowner. (Credit: Hopatcong Police)

74-Year-Old New Jersey Man Dies After Tree Falls On Home

Police said Frederick Dalton was sitting in a chair in the upstairs living room of his home when a large tree fell through the roof and fatally struck him.

03/14/2014

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New Jersey Man Killed After Tree Falls Through Roof

Hopatcong Police Lt. Thomas Kmetz said the victim was sitting in a recliner in his living room when a massive tree fell through the roof and fatally struck him.

03/13/2014

Justin Beckerman, 18, steps into his homemade submarine. (Credit CBS 2)

Go Deep! Teen Submerges Homemade Submarine In NJ Lake

Submerging the submarine was a moment of glory that Beckerman had been working towards his entire life.

05/31/2013

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Alleged N.J. Burglars Arrested After Being Caught Watching Investigators

Two men were charged in a string of home burglaries in northern New Jersey this week, after a police officer caught them watching as investigators worked at one of the houses.

02/16/2013

Tim Tebow  speaks to reporters (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

NJ Man Charged Over Repeated 911 Calls & Requests To Speak With Tim Tebow

Hopatcong police said the 28-year-old man, charged with creating false public alarms, made three 911 calls on June 10, but refused each time to give dispatchers any information on why he was calling.

06/18/2012

Joe Martinek of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Undrafted Rutgers Alum Martinek Hoping To Make Giants

Hopatcong native and Rutgers’ alum, undrafted free agent Joe Martinek is marking his mark in Giants’ rookie camp.

WFAN–05/12/2012

New Jersey Fish and Wildlife chased this bear in Hopatcong before tranquilizing him. (credit: CBS 2)

Bear In Hopatcong Man’s Basement Went Undetected For Weeks

Frank Annacone, 85, never imagined that a bear would move in with him. Annacone learned about his roommate yesterday from Dave Cornine, a Cablevision technician who had come over for a repair job in the basement.

12/15/2011

New Jersey Fish and Wildlife chased this bear in Hopatcong before tranquilizing him. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Wildlife Officials Tranquilize Bear Spotted In Resident’s Basement

The bear, an adult male estimated to be well over 500 pounds, took a long time to go down. Officials hope to examine, tag and release him onto state property.

12/14/2011

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Funeral Held For NJ Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Army Sgt. Michael Kirspel Jr. of Hopatcong was killed Oct. 27 by an improvised explosive device.

11/07/2010

Funeral set for NJ soldier killed in Afghanistan

A funeral will be held Saturday for a New Jersey soldier killed in combat in Afghanistan.

11/04/2010

Secret Service

NJ Man Gets Probation For Posing As Secret Service

A judge has sentenced a Hopatcong, N.J. man to three years of probation for posing as a U.S. Secret Service agent and entering the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services building when it was closed.

WCBS 880–08/04/2010