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Yeshiva student Aaron Sofer of Lakewood, New Jersey has been missing in Israel since Friday, Aug. 22. (Credit: Lakewood Mayor's office)

Search Continues For New Jersey Yeshiva Student Missing In Israel

Israeli police said Tuesday they are searching for a young New Jersey religious student who went missing during a hike outside Jerusalem.

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Yeshiva student Aaron Sofer of Lakewood, New Jersey has been missing in Israel since Friday, Aug. 22. (Credit: Lakewood Mayor's office)

Vigil Held For N.J. Yeshiva Student Missing In Israel

New Jersey politicians on Monday called for more help from both the U.S. and Israeli governments for a student who went missing during a hike in Jerusalem last week.

08/25/2014

Police: Concert Venue Brawl Leads To Stabbing

Manuel Ramirez, of Freehold, was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and several weapons counts stemming from the attack, which occurred early Saturday.

07/05/2014

Gavel

New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty To Role In Forced Religious Divorce Case

Lakewood N.J. resident David Wax pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to a complaint charging him with conspiracy to commit kidnapping, federal prosecutors said.

05/06/2014

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New Jersey Man Accused Of Harassing Jewish Women As Part Of Gang Initiation

Rafael Laurano-Flores, 18, has been charged with obstruction, resisting arrest, bias intimidation and bias harassment, according to police in Lakewood, N.J.

04/09/2014

Jermaine Jones (Lakewood PD)

Police: NJ Man Caught Riding Tricycle Naked, Eating Glass

By the time the officer arrived on the scene, he said 31-year old Jermaine Jones of Trenton was under a stairwell – still naked – eating broken glass and cigarettes.

03/26/2014

Lakewood Tent City (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Homeless Camps Deal With Fatal Fire, Eviction Threat

An occupant of the camp known as “Tent City” in Lakewood, N.J. died in a fire early Saturday morning.

03/15/2014

Acting NJ Attorney General John Hoffman announcing human trafficking ring bust at news conference in Trenton, July 18, 2013. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

N.J. Authorities Bust Suspected Human Trafficking Ring

All six defendants are Mexican nationals living in the United States illegally, the state attorney general said. They were being held in the Ocean County Jail.

07/18/2013

Princeton Theological Seminary (credit: Google Street View)

ACLU Sues New Jersey Over Funding For Religious Schools

New Jersey’s plans to award more than $11 million to an all-male Jewish school and Princeton Theological Seminary violates state law and should be stopped, civil liberties groups said in a complaint filed Monday.

06/24/2013

Long Island Flooding

Heavy Rains, Flooding Soak Parts Of Tri-State

A flood watch is in effect until Tuesday morning for southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and parts of New York, including New York City, Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau and Rockland counties.

06/10/2013

Lakewood Tent City

Deal Reached To Close Lakewood Tent City

Residents of a homeless encampment in New Jersey have agreed with government officials on the details of a plan to close down the camp after its 80 or so residents have found homes.

04/05/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in Lakewood - March 19, 2013 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Christie Seeks $250 Million For Sandy Buyouts

Gov. Chris Christie says he asking the federal government for $250 million in Sandy aid to help New Jersey buy out homeowners in flood-prone areas, but does not want to force people to sell.

03/19/2013

More than a thousand bags, filled with Jewish religious items, piled up along a dirt road in Lakewood. (credit: CBS 2)

Over 1,000 Bags Filled With Jewish Religious Items Piled Up Along NJ Road

Court papers show the bags were illegally buried at the location, but recently were dug up after a judge ordered the rabbi responsible to remove them.

03/15/2013

Lakewood Tent City

Lakewood Officials Hold Off On Eviction Plan For ‘Tent City’ Homeless Camp

An agreement letting the camp remain for now, signed by both sides, will go before a judge on Wednesday.

02/04/2013

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Boy, 6, Killed In Lakewood, N.J. House Fire

Officials are trying to determine what caused the fire in the home on the 600 block of Sterling Avenue. The fire broke out at around 2 a.m.

01/04/2013

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