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Police say a truck smashed into an Applebee's restaurant on Springfield Avenue in Newark, NJ in an attempt to steal cash from an ATM on Nov. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Trucks Used In Smash And Grab Attempts Of ATMs In Newark

Police in Newark are trying to find the suspects who crashed trucks into two businesses early Friday morning to try to steal ATMs.

11/14/2014

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Sikh Hofstra Student: Army ROTC Making Me Choose Between Country I Love And My Faith

A Sikh college student claims the U.S. Army is barring him from the Reserve Officer Training Corps unless he violates his religious beliefs by removing his turban, shaving and cutting his hair.

11/14/2014

Police on the scene of a fatal shooting in the Bronx on Nov. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Police: 2 Men Shot, Killed Inside Bronx Apartment Building

It happened around 11 a.m. Monday on Park Avenue near 159th Street in Melrose.

11/10/2014

The bomb squad investigates a suspicious package in Newark, NJ on Nov. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Package Near Federal Buildings In Newark

A bomb squad and K-9 unit are checking out a suspicious package in proximity to federal buildings, including the federal courthouse, in Newark.

11/10/2014

New Fulton Center in Lower Manhattan (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

City Set To Open New ‘Fulton Center’ Subway Hub In Lower Manhattan

New York’s biggest new subway hub is opening in lower Manhattan _ a vital link between the new World Trade Center and the rest of the city.

11/09/2014

Christopher Adam Tang (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Man Charged With Reckless Driving For ‘Fastest Lap Around Manhattan’ On The Lam In Canada

The viral video posted on YouTube last year shows Adam Tang speeding in a lap around Manhattan.

11/08/2014

'Resist Rikers Rally' (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Protesters Call For Reform At ‘Resist Rikers Rally’

Despite a recent change by the city that no longer allows solitary confinement for juveniles, Funkhouser and other activists believe no youths should be jailed at Rikers and that the practice should be banned for all inmates.

11/08/2014

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Bronx Principal Runs 100 Miles On School’s Track

Principal Daniel O’Keefe ran almost non-stop for 24 hours to raise money for school athletics and activities.

11/08/2014

Denis Dagostino and Kathy Barbier. (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

CBS2 Exclusive: Ex-Cemetery Worker In N.J. Talks About Charges Of Pocketing Cash

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office has charged 50-year-old Denise Dagostino and 42-year-old Kathy Barbier with theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft by deception.

11/07/2014

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School Shakeup: Teachers At 2 NYC High Schools To Reapply For Jobs If They Want To Keep Them

Teachers at two of New York City’s most troubled high schools will have to reapply for their jobs if they want to keep them.

11/07/2014

Edison police interview the victim of a home invasion in Edison, NJ in latest in a string of home invasions in Middlesex County on Oct. 31, 2014. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Edison, NJ Holds Public Forum In Wake Of Home Invasions

Officials in Edison will hold a public safety forum in the wake of recent home invasions that targeted Asian-Indian residents.

11/05/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Warns Senate Republicans: Get On Board My Agenda, Or Else

A crushing Election Day defeat has sent Bill de Blasio on the warpath.

11/05/2014

Police on the scene after an officer was shot in East Orange, NJ on Nov. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Officials: Bulletproof Vest Saves Life Of Officer Shot In East Orange, New Jersey

Sgt. Mike Williams, a 12-year veteran with the department, was recently voted East Orange officer of the month, officials said at an afternoon news conference.

11/05/2014

Firefighters battle a 4-alarm blaze in Paterson, NJ on Nov. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Firefighters Battle 4-Alarm Blaze In Paterson

The fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of 12th Avenue and Rosa Parks Boulevard.

11/05/2014

FILE -- Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

US Sen. Booker Wins Re-Election In New Jersey Minutes After Polls Close

New Jersey voters are faced with a plethora of decisions this Election Day, including whether U.S. Sen. Booker should get his first full term in Washington.

11/04/2014

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