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Two daycare workers at Lightbridge Academy in Cranford, New Jersey are accused of staging a fight club. (Credit: CBS2)

Prosecutors: 2 Former NJ Day Care Workers Ran ‘Fight Club’ For Kids Aged 4-6

Erica Kenny, 22, of Cranford and Chanese White, 28, are accused of child abuse. Kenny also faces charges of endangering the welfare of a child.


Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka appears at WrestleMania 25 in Houston in 2009. (Credit: Bill Olive/Getty Images)

Ex-Wrestler Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka Charged With Killing Brooklyn Woman In 1983

Prosecutors on Tuesday announced the results of a grand jury investigation of Snuka in the death of 23-year-old Nancy Argentino of Brooklyn.


Christina McHale competes at the Aegon Classic at Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham, England, on June 15, 2015.  (Credit: Jan Kruger/Getty Images for LTA)

New Jersey’s Christina McHale Hoping To Serve Up Breakout Performance At US Open

Christina McHale, of Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, says there’s nothing quite like playing this year’s US Open in her own backyard.


John Wisse (Credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutor: Hasbrouck Heights Man, 83, Shoots, Kills Tenant

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said John Wisse, of Hasbrouck Heights, was charged with aggravated manslaughter.


US Open tennis clinic at Central Park on Aug. 30, 2015 (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Public Rubs Elbows With The Pros At Free US Open Tennis Clinic

The clinic kicked off the U.S. Open, giving the public some pro tips, including from now-retired Murphy Jensen, a former French Open doubles champ, who said the clinic is inspirational to the kids.


Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino. (Credit: CBS2)

Westchester County Executive Says He Won’t Raise Property Taxes To Fill Budget Gap

The county could see potentially hundreds of layoffs or reductions in services


LaGuardia Airport

TSA Agent Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman In LaGuardia Airport Bathroom

Port Authority spokesman Joe Pantangelo said Maxie Oquendo, of Manhattan, is charged with forcible touching, official misconduct and unlawful imprisonment.


Bogart Velasco (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutors: Calif. Man Brought Teen Girls To NJ To Work As Prostitutes

Bogart Velasco of Fresno, California, is charged with human trafficking, sexual assault, promoting a juvenile in prostitution and child endangerment.



Motorcyclist Crashes, Ends Up In River In Rutherford, N.J.

A man riding a motorcycle went flying into the Passaic River in Rutherford, New Jersey Thursday evening.


Officials unveil new safety pedestrian improvements near Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Aug. 24, 2015. (credit: NYC DOT/Twitter)

Officials Unveil Pedestrian Safety Improvements Near Barclays Center

New safety pedestrian improvements are coming to a dangerous intersection near Barclays Center in Brooklyn.


Marchers participate in the GoTopless Nipple Pride Parade in Manhattan on Aug. 23, 2015. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Topless Women, Men Parade Through Manhattan

Topless women and bare-chested men are marching through Midtown Manhattan — defying anyone who wants to stop them.


Kevin Downing Fort Lee Home

Authorities Search Home Of Gunman In Shooting At Varick Street Federal Building

Police said Downing walked into a federal building at 201 Varick St. just after 5 p.m. with guns hidden in a bag.


Police say Kevin Downing shot and killed a security guard at the federal office building at 201 Varick St., and then shot and killed himself, on Friday, Aug. 21. (Credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

Rep. Pascrell: Gunman In Federal Building Shooting Got ‘Raw Deal’ In 1999 Firing

The former economist believed he was fired for whistle blowing on alleged corruption and public waste.


Chelsea O'Donnell (credit: Handout)

CBS2 Exclusive: O’Donnell Says Teenage Daughter Is Safe, Found In Barnegat Light

About six hours after she had taken to social media in an effort to find her daughter, Rosie O’Donnell tweeted that Chelsea was found safe and in police custody.


Seven people were hurt in an early morning crash on the outbound Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 17, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Separate Incidents Snarl Manhattan Morning Rush

It was a tough morning commute for drivers and NJ TRANSIT customers after three separate incidents snarled traffic and transit in and out of New York City on Monday.