Riders on the 'Kingda Ka' roller coaster at Six Flags amusement park in Jackson, New Jersey. (credit Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Six Flags Great Adventure To Cut 18,000 Trees To Go Solar

The theme park plans to cut down more than 18,000 trees for the construction of what it says will be the largest solar farm in New Jersey.


Mike Miller attempts to break karaoke marathon world record. (credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

NJ Man Attempts To Break Karaoke Marathon World Record

Outside McGinn’s Pub in Jackson under a yellow and white striped tent you’ll find a singing Mike Miller.


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Prosecutor, Jackson, N.J. Girl’s Pro-Hitler Social Media Image Was Not A Crime

New Jersey authorities have decided the pictures on social media of a teenage girl dressing herself like Hitler, and a popular Orthodox Jewish gathering spot with the caption “perfect bombing time,” did not amount to criminal acts.


Neighbors say JR Landscaping in Jackson, NJ is creating an unbearable stench. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Neighborhood Raises A Stink Over Nauseating Stench

A neighborhood in New Jersey, is fighting a landscaping company over stinky mulch. Neighbors have been battling the issue since 2011.


A fire broke out late Monday, Nov. 10 in a barn at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, N.J. (Credit: CBS2)

Fire Breaks Out In Barn At Six Flags Great Adventure In N.J.

A fire broke out late Monday at a barn at the Six Flags Great Adventure amusement park in Jackson, New Jersey.


Lewis Zuchman

New Yorker Looks Back On Work As Freedom Rider On 50th Anniversary Of Civil Rights Act

Wednesday marked 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law. New York City Freedom Rider Lewis Zuchman is looking back.


The family of Victoria Wilcher, 3, said she was kicked out of a KFC in Jackson, Mississippi because of her appearance after a pit bull attack. (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Victoria’s Victories:’ Mississippi Girl, Recovering From Pit Bull Attack, Kicked Out Of KFC

Outrage has erupted at a Mississippi KFC restaurant, after a 3-year-old girl and her grandmother said they were kicked out of because of how the girl looks.


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Paris Jackson In Hospital Following Apparent Suicide Attempt

Michael Jackson’s daughter remained hospitalized Wednesday night after apparently attempting to take her own life.


Mia The Dog

Shelters Step In For Superstorm Sandy Victims Who Can’t Keep Their Pets

Many victims of Superstorm Sandy have lost a lot, including their homes, possessions and everything precious, and now as they try to rebuild their lives, some families are also faced with the danger of losing their pets.


Roller Derby - Asbury Park, NJ (file / credit: Tim Scheld / WCBS 880)

Roller Derby Heats Up The Jersey Shore

They have eight wheels and two legs. They go by names like Betty Clock’r and Toastface Killah. This isn’t your parents’ roller derby.


Baboons at Six Flags Great Adventure -- not the missing one! (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Baboon Said To Be Frightened And On The Move

Jackson Township Police Captain David Newman told 1010 WINS that the baboon was last seen near a golf course in Freehold, which is about 10 miles from where it was first spotted in Jackson.


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Lundberg Suvey: Gas Prices Down Nationwide

Locally, according to AAA, the average price for regular is $4.09 in New York, $3.81 in New Jersey, and $4.19 in Connecticut.