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New Brunswick Couple Charged With Running Brothels Around N.J.

Authorities say that a New Brunswick couple has been charged with running a prostitution ring with women in the country illegally in at least eight brothels across the state.

09/18/2014

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Decomposed Body Found In Lakewood Home

Police were called by a property manager after a nearby business complained about an odor coming from the residence on Thursday.

08/29/2014

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

Funeral Held For NJ Student Found Dead In Israel

Mourners have buried a New Jersey yeshiva student who was found dead after he went missing while hiking on the outskirts of Jerusalem.

08/29/2014

The view down the first base line at the Lakewood Blue Claws' minor league stadium. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Family Pushes For Extended Netting At Minor League Stadiums

A 10-year-old New Jersey girl was out of the hospital on Thursday night, after being hit by a baseball at a minor league baseball stadium.

08/28/2014

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

CBS News: Body Found In Jerusalem Forest Is That Of Missing N.J. Student

Aaron Sofer of Lakewood, went missing last Friday when he went on a hike with a friend in the Jerusalem Forest.

08/28/2014

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.

08/26/2014

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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