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Deadly crash in Freehold, New Jersey on Aug. 19, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Three People Killed In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Freehold, N.J.

As Joe Biermann reported from Chopper 2, the accident occurred on Route 33 at Kozloski Road.

4 hours ago

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Luis Figueroa, Man Accused In Three-State Violent Crime Spree, Appears In Court

Prosecutors say Figueroa, 33, kidnapped a former girlfriend in Pennsylvania, raped her at a rest stop in New Jersey, set fire to a car dealership in Paterson then led police on a high-speed chase across the GWB.

11 hours ago

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

After Bloody Weekend, De Blasio Says NYPD To ‘Aggressively’ Tackle Gun Violence

Twenty-three people were shot over the weekend, two fatally, according to the NYPD.

08/18/2014

Clam Eating Contest held in Island Park on Aug. 17, 2014 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Extreme Eater Kobayashi Coaches LI Firefighters In Clam Eating Challenge

The event, which raised money to benefit firehouses that were damaged during Hurricane Sandy, was held at Peter’s Clam Bar on Long Beach Road.

08/17/2014

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Mother Of Man Killed By Irvington Police Plans March

Abdul Kamal, 30, was killed by police in Irvington after authorities said he broke into his estranged wife’s apartment in November of last year.

08/16/2014

Tommy Smalls, 26, is accused in the murder of two Bronx livery cab drivers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Make Fourth Arrest In Bronx Cab Driver Murders

Tommy Smalls, 29, and three other men are accused of fatally shooting two cab drivers in separate incidents and then stealing their cars.

08/16/2014

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New Jersey Children’s Museum To Fade Into Memory

A popular children’s museum in North Jersey will be closing its doors for good in just a few weeks.

08/16/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address on Feb. 26, 2014 in Trenton. (credit: Getty Images)

Poll: Most New Jersey Voters Expect Christie To Make Presidential Run

Gov. Chris Christie said he hasn’t decided on the 2016 presidential election, but a new poll says most New Jersey voters expect him to go for it.

08/12/2014

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Gov. Cuomo, Top State Legislators Head To Israel For ‘Unity Mission’

Cuomo says with Israel under increasing threat and antisemitic incidents on the rise, the time is now to make the state’s commitment clear.

08/12/2014

The Revel Casino, which is facing a second round of bankruptcy, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino To Close Its Doors After Just Two Years

Atlantic City’s newest casino is shutting its doors just over two years after opening amid high hopes of turning around the crumbling seaside resort’s gambling market.

08/12/2014

Stephen Scharf (Credit: CBS 2)

Conviction Overturned For Man Accused Of Murdering Wife In New Jersey

Stephen Scharf’s original defense lawyer, said during the trial in 2011, he objected to the hearsay testimony of some of the witnesses. A three-judge appellate panel has now agreed.

08/11/2014

James Woetzel (credit: Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office)

Driver Charged In Crash That Killed Woman At NJ Farmers Market

James Woetzel, 48, has been charged with vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident which resulted in death, authorities said Monday.

08/11/2014

Hawthorne farmers' market after truck crashed through and hit at least three people (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Killed After Pickup Truck Barrels Into NJ Farmers’ Market

Hawthorne Mayor Richard Goldberg said the driver hit two people after going through the barricades and kept going, eventually hitting another woman who became stuck under the truck.

08/10/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces July 8, 2014, an initiative aimed at making 15 public housing developments in the city safer. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio: Violent Crime Down At Public Housing Complexes

The city has deployed more than 700 additional police officers and installed more security lighting.

08/10/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks with the media as he arrives at City Hall for a roundtable discussion with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton on police-community relations following the death of Eric Garner while in police custody in Staten Island on July 31, 2014 in New York City. The meeting included clergy members and community leaders from Staten Island and other boroughs of the city. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rev. Sharpton Changes Plan For March Over Verrazano Bridge

Rev. Al Sharpton announced Saturday that plans to march over the Verrazano Bridge have changed, and that now they will take buses over the bridge.

08/09/2014

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