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Parents wait in line to enroll their children in school in Newark on Aug. 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Schools Open, But Some Parents Boycott Over New Enrollment Program

Organizers say they expect 1,000 Newark families to keep their children out of the city’s public schools Thursday in a boycott over the city’s new enrollment system.

09/04/2014

Parents wait in line to enroll their children in school in Newark on Aug. 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Schools Superintendent Addresses Complaints Of ‘One Newark’ Program

This week, the controversial One Newark school program becomes reality even as some parents plan to boycott the first day of school.

09/02/2014

Police on the scene of a murder in Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Ho-Ho-Kus Man Charged In Mother’s Slaying

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of his mother, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said.

09/01/2014

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Schumer Urges Senate To Approve Terror Lawsuit Bill

The Senate Judiciary Committee is marking the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by focusing its attention on a long-deliberated bill that would allow victims to recover monetary damages from foreign sponsors of terrorism.

09/01/2014

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Sen. Ted Cruz Bashes The Bronx; NYC Officials Fire Back

Bronx officials fired back Sunday after Sen. Ted Cruz took a shot at the Bronx during a speech to a conservative group.

08/31/2014

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1 Man Arrested, Charged In Alleged Hate Crime Against Central Park Jogger

The investigating into an alleged assault on a 36-year-old jogger in Central Park on August 18 continues.

08/30/2014

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Two-Alarm Fire Breaks Out At Times Square Pub

The fire department says the blaze broke out around 5:10 p.m. Saturday in the three-story building where Connolly’s Pub and Restaurant is located.

08/30/2014

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War Of Words Over New Jersey Open Space Ballot Measure

The war of words is heating up in New Jersey after state lawmakers earlier this month put a constitutional amendment on November’s ballot seeking more money for open space.

08/30/2014

Fundraiser held in Waldwick, N.J. on Aug. 30, 2014 (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Fundraiser Held In Waldwick For Police Officer Christopher Goodell Scholarship Fund

On Saturday the small community once again banded together much like it did in the days following the deadly crash that took Goodell’s life.

08/30/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Man Died After Being Restrained By Police While On PCP

An investigation was under way Friday into the case of a man who died in police custody last month, after being restrained by officers as he allegedly tried to fight them.

08/29/2014

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed By ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’ On Upper East Side

The incident took place at around 2 p.m. at 78th Street and Madison Avenue.

08/29/2014

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Gov. Christie Fires Back After Being Questioned Why He Won’t Visit Border

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says there’s a clear distinction between him and the president.

08/29/2014

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Gov. Christie Announces Multimillion Dollar Sea Wall Plan

On Thursday, Gov. Chris Christie announced an $8.5 million plan for a sea wall in Sea Bright, N.J.

08/28/2014

People enter the subway at Union Square (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA: ‘A’ Train Operator Drove Uptown On Downtown Tracks For Several Stops

The operator didn’t come to a stop until after the train passed the Spring Street station and saw the headlights of a downtown train at West 4th Street.

08/25/2014

Police Officer Elias Khan and Sergeant Michael Dario (credit: CBS 2/NYPD)

NYPD Officers Revive Infant Who Stopped Breathing In Brooklyn

Sgt. Michael Dario and Officer Elias Khan responded to a 911 call about a baby having difficulty breathing Sunday night at a home on 74th Avenue in Bensonhurst.

08/25/2014

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