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Gregory Schaffer

N.J. Man Convicted Of Luring Girl, 15, To Office For Sex

A federal jury in Brooklyn convicted a man Wednesday of luring a 15-year-old girl for sexual activity under the false pretense of offering her a job.

07/09/2014

Fireworks in Jersey City on Fourth of July, 2014 (Credit: Veronica Posse/Facebook)

Spectators Surprised At Liberty State Park Fireworks Display

It was like a fireworks ambush as thousands of people looking out toward the Statue of Liberty were suddenly surprised by fireworks much closer.

07/04/2014

PATH trains pulls into new WTC Platform A (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

PATH Service Between Exchange Place, World Trade Center Stations Closed For Weekend Repairs

PATH service between Jersey City’s exchange place and World Trade Center stations is closed this weekend for repairs and upgrades needed to install a new safety system.

06/28/2014

Police lights (credit: ClipArt.com)

Cops: 3 Women Injured In Jersey City Housing Complex Shooting

Three women were shot early Sunday after two gunmen fired into a crowd outside a housing complex near Jersey City’s downtown, police said.

06/22/2014

Jersey City: Darren Talington Surveillance Video

CBS 2 Exclusive: Prosecutors Hope Video Will Solve April Murder In Jersey City

Prosecutors on Thursday hoped a surveillance video released exclusively to CBS 2 would help solve the murder of a man who tried to help a stranger in Jersey City back in April.

06/19/2014

St. Aloysius Elementary School students (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Students Win Online Math Competition

A group of students at St. Aloysius Elementary School in Jersey City were celebrating Friday after they won a national online math competition, beating more than 6,000 schools.

06/06/2014

Jaden Thaxton (Facebook)

Teen Suspect Arrested In Shooting Of 5-Year-Old Jersey City Boy

The 16-year-old suspect, who has not been identified, has been charged with aggravated assault, possession of weapon by minors and other charges.

06/06/2014

Jaden Thaxton (Facebook)

Doctor: 5-Year-Old Boy Shot In Jersey City ‘Moving, Talkative’

Jersey City Medical Center spokesman Mark Rabson said that the boy, identified as Jaden Thaxton, is moving and talkative. He will remain in the hospital overnight.

06/05/2014

Boy Shot In Jersey City

5-Year-Old Boy Shot In Jersey City

The shooting took place near Martin Luther King Drive and Union Street at around 3:30 p.m., police said.

06/04/2014

Martin Luther King, Jr. elementary school in Jersey City, NJ was evacuated after someone sprayed a toxic substance inside a classroom on June 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey City Elementary School Evacuated After Substance Sprayed Inside Classroom

A Jersey City elementary school was evacuated Wednesday morning after someone released what’s believed to be pepper spray inside a classroom.

06/04/2014

Fireworks Light Up Skies Over New York City On The Fourth Of July

Jersey City Planning Hudson River Fireworks On July 4th

Jersey City plans to celebrate Independence Day with a free concert at Liberty State Park followed by fireworks with the Statue of Liberty as a backdrop.

05/28/2014

(credit: Hudson County Prosecutor's Office)

Jersey City Youth Coach Accused Of Molesting Underage Boys Over 3 Decades

John Mercado, 52, faces sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and child abuse charges.

05/27/2014

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880. The northbound lanes of the span will be closed for a 2-year bridge deck replacement project. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880) CLICK to enlarge

Officials: So Far, Impact From Pulaski Skyway Closure Has Been Minimal

New Jersey Department of Transportation spokesman Steve Shapiro said that commuters have caught on to the idea of using mass transit and changing up their travel plans.

05/27/2014

A community activist was found with stab wounds after a fire in this Jersey City building. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Community Activist Found Stabbed To Death Following Arson Fire In Jersey City

Police in Jersey City are investigating the stabbing death of a community activist whose body was found in an arson fire earlier this week.

05/24/2014

Flooding on Routes 1 & 9 in Jersey City. (Credit: CBS 2)

Storms, Flash Floods Make Unofficial Start To Summer A Messy One

Even areas that managed to dodge flash floods were not safe from the storm. In Little Falls, heavy hail pelted cars and forced drivers to keep it slow.

05/24/2014

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