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Beachgoers Show Off Masterpieces At Belmar Sand Castle Contest

Artists and spectators gathered at the annual Sand Castle Contest in Belmar, N.J., Wednesday as participants got creative in the sand.

07/30/2014

14 New Jersey men were arrested for child porn. (Credit: News release)

14 New Jersey Men Arrested In Child Pornography Sweep

Two school bus drivers are among 14 men arrested in New Jersey in a child pornography sweep, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported.

07/24/2014

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New Jersey Nursing Home Workers Threaten Strike

Health care workers in four nursing homes in Hudson and Bergen counties in New Jersey said Wednesday that they are ready to strike if a deal cannot be reached.

07/23/2014

Marshae Anthony, left, and Jeffrey Ellerbee (credit: Passaic County Prosecutor's Office)

Hundreds Mourn Death Of 12-Year-Old Paterson Girl Hit By Stray Bullet; 3 Charged

Two more suspects were charged Friday afternoon in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old girl, who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter in Paterson, New Jersey.

07/11/2014

Destiny Abdelmalak (credit: Handout)

NJ Family Sues Nurse Accused Of Burning Baby In Hot Bath

The family of a baby girl who was badly burned in a bathing incident is filing a lawsuit against the nurse they hold responsible.

07/10/2014

Genesis Rincon, 12, was shot while riding her scooter in Paterson. (Credit: Facebook)

Arrest Made In Shooting Death Of 12-Year-Old Girl In Paterson

Genesis Rincon was shot in the head around 8:40 p.m. Saturday while riding her scooter on Rosa Parks Boulevard with two friends, police said.

07/09/2014

People watch fireworks light up the sky over New York City on July 4, 2013 in Weehawken, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Communities Across Tri-State Ready For Fourth Of July Celebrations

Communities across the Tri-State area are getting ready for July Fourth festivities, but the threat of wet weather has forced some to alter their plans.

07/03/2014

Police investigate a fatal crash on Route 3 in North Bergen, N.J. on July 3, 2014. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

3 People Killed In Route 3 Crash Near Lincoln Tunnel

The crash occurred shortly before 6 a.m. on Route 3 where it meets Interstate 495 in North Bergen, on the way to the Lincoln Tunnel.

07/03/2014

FILE -- Aerial view of an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. (Credit: Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers Robert Menendez, Frank Pallone Fight Against Offshore Oil Drilling

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, Rep. Frank Pallone and others held a news conference in Asbury Park on Wednesday to express their concerns about allowing drilling in the federal government’s next five-year energy plan, which begins in 2017.

07/02/2014

Sen. Robert Menendez (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Menendez Calls On Congress To Approve Funding For Federal Highway Trust Fund

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said if they cannot get Congress to fund the Federal Highway Trust Fund, “We will be paralyzed.”

06/27/2014

FILE - The Showboat hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey on May 24, 2007. (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Caesars Says It Will Close Showboat Atlantic City Hotel

Caesars Entertainment said Friday morning the company will shutter the poorest-performing of its four Atlantic City casinos.

06/27/2014

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21 Cash-For-Gold Businesses Cited By New Jersey Consumer Affairs

The 21 cash-for-gold stores from Edison to Emerson — six in Fairfield alone — are accused of using improper and unapproved scales.

06/26/2014

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

N.J. Lawmakers Pass Tax Hikes On Corporations, Wealthy; Christie Expected To Veto

The Democrat-controlled New Jersey Legislature voted Thursday to raise taxes on companies and high-earning individuals while fully funding pension funds for public employees, but no one doubts that Gov. Chris Christie will veto the measure.

06/26/2014

The Pulaski Skyway in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Port Authority Exec Has Few Words About Pulaski Skyway Funding Probe

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive director Pat Foye had little to say Wednesday about a legal probe of the funding deal for the reconstruction of the Pulaski Skyway.

06/25/2014

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World War II Veteran Receives H.S. Diploma At Ceremony 70 Years Later

The left side of Herman Zeitchik’s chest was covered in medals, but you couldn’t see them until his wife opened his graduation gown.

06/20/2014

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