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Cops: Jersey City Man Assaulted With Tree Branch Over $10 Drug Debt

Thirty-two-year-old Nicholas Rivera is held on $150,000 bail, charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and other charges.

11/06/2014

N.J. Suspicious Roadblock

2 Men Charged In Connection With Suspicious Roadblock On NJ Turnpike

State Police believe a suspicious roadblock on the New Jersey Turnpike captured by a dashboard camera was a lapse in judgment and not a robbery attempt.

11/06/2014

N.J. Suspicious Roadblock

Suspicious Roadblock Alarms, Baffles Driver On New Jersey Turnpike Extension

New video released Wednesday uncovered a potential driving danger on a New Jersey roadway, in the form of a mysterious late-night roadblock.

11/05/2014

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Jersey City Charter School Wins New Playground By Recycling Oral Hygiene Products

Children at a New Jersey charter school are showing off the benefits of brushing and flossing their teeth.

11/05/2014

A man was struck and killed by a falling tape measure at a Jersey City construction site. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Killed By Tape Measure In Freak Accident At Jersey City Construction Site

A freak accident at a construction site on Monday, involved a common construction tool that many people have in their kitchen.

11/03/2014

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Jersey City Putting Out Extra Supervision For ‘Mischief Night’

The cobwebs are on the houses and the candy corn is ready, but Jersey City Public Safety Director James Shea says the police are ready too—for “Mischief Night,” that is.

10/30/2014

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3 Firefighters Injured Battling Raging Fire In Jersey City

Three firefighters were injured Tuesday while battling an extra-alarm fire that roared through a vacant building in Jersey City and later spread to a nearby home.

10/28/2014

Water flows from a tap (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

New Jersey Businessman Admits Stealing $100,000 Worth Of Water

A New Jersey businessman has admitted his role in a conspiracy to steal $100,000 in water, said Attorney Paul J. Fishman.

10/20/2014

Eight buildings in Jersey City were evacuated due to stability concerns. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials In Jersey City Evacuate 8 Buildings Amid Concerns That They Could Collapse

The Department of Buildings is trying to stabilize one of the buildings that was damaged by crews working on a vacant lot. There are concerns that the structure could collapse.

10/14/2014

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Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of Ex-Girlfriend In Jersey City

Authorities say a 43-year-old man has been charged with murder after they say he fatally stabbed his former girlfriend in Jersey City.

10/09/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

Minor Injuries Reported After N.J. Transit Light Rail, Vehicle Collide In Jersey City

New Jersey Transit says the driver of the car tried to dart out of the parking lot in order to beat the train.

10/04/2014

Firefighters battle a garbage truck fire in Jersey City, NJ on Sept. 29, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey City Garbage Truck Fire Spreads To Nearby Cars

Few details are known, but crews were forced to climb on top of the truck and use metal saws to open it up and get water inside.

09/29/2014

PATH Train service to and from Hoboken and Jersey City and 33rd Street was shut down on Tuesday, Sept. 23. (Credit: CBS 2)

Jersey City, Hoboken PATH Service Restored

Service resumed Wednesday morning between Hoboken and 33rd Street and Journal Square and 33rd Street after it was suspended Tuesday because of smoky conditions.

09/24/2014

A machine works on a demolition of a house one year after being partially destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, October 29, 2013 in Dover Beach North, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

New Jersey Given Almost $1.5B In Federal Transit Grants

Senator Bob Menendez says the projects that will start over the next few months will work to stop flood-related problems like the ones after Superstorm Sandy two years ago.

09/19/2014

A car drives over a speed bump on Erie Street in Jersey City. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Jersey City Drives Toward Lowering Big Speed Bumps

Engineers are waiting for the approval of a proposal to start bringing down the abnormally high speed bumps on Erie Street, which aim to prevent drivers from speeding past schools.

09/17/2014

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