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Vitamin E could slow the progression of moderate Alzheimer's disease, a study found. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Town To Employ ‘Care Trak’ To Locate Mental Health Patients Prone To Wandering

A north Jersey town is getting ready to roll out a way to keep tabs on any autistic or Alzheimer’s patients who are prone to wander off.

04/10/2015

A recent dispute inside the Mahwah town council between members and the mayor got heated. (Photo: CBS2)

New Jersey Councilwoman Apologizes For Profanity-Laced Tirade

A northern New Jersey councilwoman has apologized for a profanity-laced tirade aimed at the mayor that included two middle fingers that was streamed live online. But the finger pointing over who was at fault continues.

04/10/2015

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NJ Lawmakers Look To Get Tough On ‘Swatting’

Under one bill, anyone busted for making a hoax call to 911 would be liable for the the cost incurred by police and first responders, said Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, D-Union.

04/09/2015

Veterans Affairs Medical Center in New York (file / credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Report: Percentage Of Long Wait Times At NJ VA Hospitals Lower Than National Average

Almost 6,000 medical appointments for veterans were delayed at least a month from September to February in New Jersey, including at one Vineland clinic that fared particularly poorly.

04/09/2015

East Orange home where mother, child found dead (CBS2)

Mother, Child Found Dead Inside East Orange Home; Carbon Monoxide Suspected

Carbon monoxide is odorless and colorless. There was a carbon monoxide detector in the home but it was inoperable, Chief of Detectives Anthony F. Ambrose said.

04/08/2015

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Another ‘Swatting’ Hoax Called Into Upper Freehold Township Police

Police responding to a report of a hostage in Upper Freehold Township discovered it was a hoax.

04/03/2015

Sen. Robert Menendez and attorney Abbe Lowell, left, arrive at federal court in Newark on April 2, 2015. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez Pleads Not Guilty To Corruption

Menendez was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream of political favors.

04/02/2015

Sen. Robert Menendez (credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Menendez Calls Indictment ‘False Allegations;’ Says He ‘Will Not Be Silenced’

Menendez had been under investigation for his relationship with South Florida eye doctor and top campaign donor Salomon Melgen.

04/01/2015

The charges against Anil Iqbal include conspiracy to commit theft and  theft by extortion. (credit: Ramsey Police Department)

Cops: NJ Car Dealer Stiffed Lamborghini Owner On $368K Sale

Anil Iqbal, 36, sold a 2013 Lamborghini on consignment to a Nevada resident for $368,274 in April 2014, but never paid the original owner of the luxury sports car, police said.

04/01/2015

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Bill Would Ramp Up N.J. Student Athlete Testing For Performing-Enhancing Drugs

A bill to ramp up drug testing among high school athletes in New Jersey has reached Gov. Chris Christie’s desk.

03/28/2015

FILE -- Two men fill gas canisters at a Getty gas station in Sayreville, N.J. (credit: Getty Images)

Federal Government Recovers $5.5M For Underpaid N.J. Gas Attendants

More than 1,100 attendants at gas stations around the state of New Jersey have received a total of $5.5 million over the past five years in back-pay and damages.

03/27/2015

Jersey Boardwalk Pizza and Garden State Parkway logos. (credit: Image via CBS 2)

New Jersey Suit Over Florida Pizza Shop Logo’s Likeness To GSP Logo Tossed

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority’s lawsuit against a Florida pizza shop for using a logo similar to the Garden State Parkway’s green and yellow signs has been tossed.

03/27/2015

Frank C. Viggiano (credit: Linden Police)

Funeral Held For Linden Police Officer Killed In Wrong-Way Staten Island Crash

Officers from multiple departments lined the streets as services were held for 28-year-old Officer Frank Viggiano in Linden. He’ll be buried in Fairview.

03/26/2015

Man rides tractor in Lambertville, NJ (City of Lambertville Facebook)

Hunterdon Ranked As New Jersey’s Healthiest County, Cumberland Least Healthy

The foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute examine how education, housing, violent crime, jobs, diet and exercise influence the health of residents.

03/25/2015

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880. The northbound lanes of the span will be closed for a 2-year bridge deck replacement project. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880) CLICK to enlarge

Pulaski Skyway To Close For Eight Weekends This Spring

Motorists who use the Pulaski Skyway will need to find alternate routes starting this weekend.

03/25/2015

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