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Students head home on Wednesday for summer vacation. The hot weather forced the superintendent into a decision to end the school year a day early. (credit: CBS 2)

Heat Causes 2 To Faint At NJ Graduation Ceremony; Township Starts Summer Early Citing Extreme Temperatures

The sudden scorching temperatures led to some scary moments and forced officials to take some precautionary measures in New Jersey on Wednesday.

06/20/2012

Lakewood Police Officer Christopher Matlosz is seen in a vehicle - File / AP Photo/Jeffery Hanlon via Asbury Park Press

Suspect Indicted In Lakewood Officer’s Killing

Jahmell Crockam was charged with shooting Officer Christopher Matlosz after the officer pulled his police cruiser alongside the 19-year-old.

03/18/2011

Jahmell Crockam, center, who is accused in the murder of Lakewood Police Officer Christopher Matlosz, stands next to Deputy Public Defender Frank Gonzalez, left, during an appearance before Superior Court Judge Wendel Daniels.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Teen Charged With Killing NJ Cop Faces New Charges

Jahmell Crockam and another man were charged with the Oct. 15 shooting death of Justin Williams, whose body was found dumped on a Lakewood street corner.

01/21/2011

Large police turnout for Officer Christopher Matlosz' funeral on Jan. 20 (credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Say Goodbye To Slain NJ Police Officer

Under a shining sun there was a sea of blue as thousands of police officers from New Jersey and beyond gathered to mourn the loss of their brother, fallen Lakewood Police Officer Christopher Matlosz.

01/20/2011

Lakewood Police Officer Christopher Matlosz is seen in a vehicle - File / AP Photo/Jeffery Hanlon via Asbury Park Press

Wake Today For Fallen Lakewood Police Officer

Family, friends and fellow officers will gather at a Howell Township funeral home to honor Lakewood Patrolman Christopher Matlosz.

01/19/2011

Howell Township

2 Dead In Possible N.J. Drag Race Crash

Two people are dead Saturday night after a car somehow went airborne and landed on a tree in New Jersey.

11/06/2010