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Kenilworth

Authorities in Kenilworth, New Jersey are trying to figure out who called in a false report of a hostage situation near Kean University. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Prank Caller Who Reported ‘Hostage Situation’ In N.J. Will Be Prosecuted

A prank call that brought a massive response in Union County, N.J., was the subject of a criminal investigation Monday.

07/22/2013

Authorities in Kenilworth, New Jersey are trying to figure out who called in a false report of a hostage situation near Kean University. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Apparent Prank Call Sparked ‘Hostage Situation’ Near Kean University

Someone called 911 and directed law enforcement to a home on Newark Avenue, where they claimed a Kean University student was holding his brother and sister hostage with a pipe bomb.

07/21/2013

Monmouth Beach

Following Sandy, Gov. Christie Says It’s Now Time To Act And Rebuild Lives

Downed trees, utility poles and wires have tangled together in dangerous piles across the neighborhood. Transformers are down, wiping out power to thousands.

11/01/2012

Traffic on the Long Island Expressway - Oct 6, 2011 (credit: TrafficLand)

As Gas Prices And Tolls Rise, Carpooling Gains In Popularity In New Jersey

There are websites that help travel companions link up. They include erideshare.com and a service from the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

04/09/2012

People on the links at the Galloping Hill Golf Course - Kenilworth, NJ - Jan 31, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Warm Weather Sends People To NJ Golf Course, LI Beach

At noon today, it was 47 degrees in Central Park. That has people in the Tri-State Area doings things and going places that would be almost unthinkable for January 31.

01/31/2012

Generic Ambulance File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Man Accused Of Providing Hookers For Squad

A grand jury has indicted Stanley Misiuk, 59, on three counts of promoting prostitution for allegedly bringing women to parties at the Avenel-Colonia First Aid Squad house.

01/06/2011