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Linden, N.J. Police Hunt Dealer Who Sold Pot To 14-Year-Old Boy

The boy’s parents found two small bags of marijuana in his bookbag Tuesday night and called police.

05/29/2014

Students have been ordered to delete any inappropriate pictures after a spate of sexting at Bridgewater-Raritan Regional High School in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bridgewater, N.J. Students Warned To Delete Photos After Sexting Outbreak

At yet another high school in New Jersey Wednesday, students were being warned to get rid of inappropriate pictures on their cellphones or face the consequences.

05/28/2014

Fireworks Light Up Skies Over New York City On The Fourth Of July

Jersey City Planning Hudson River Fireworks On July 4th

Jersey City plans to celebrate Independence Day with a free concert at Liberty State Park followed by fireworks with the Statue of Liberty as a backdrop.

05/28/2014

Route 35 Through Mantoloking. (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Halt Route 35 Road Work For Summer Fun In New Jersey

Work has stopped on the roadway to accommodate the influx of beachgoers this Memorial Day weekend.

05/23/2014

An unidentified man caught by security cameras at New Jersey school. (credit: CBS 2)

Extra Police On Hand Following Intruder Scares At Union City, Weehawken Schools

Extra police officers are on hand one day after two New Jersey elementary schools were each placed on lockdown for similar reports of intruders.

05/23/2014

Jersey Shore Big DL

Officials: Jersey Shore Is Ready For Memorial Day Weekend

Officials in New Jersey say the Shore is ready for the unofficial kickoff to the summer season.

05/22/2014

Gov. Chris Christie speaks at his inauguration on Jan. 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Newtown Parents Call On NJ Gov. Chris Christie To Sign Ammo Bill

Parents of children killed in the 2012 Newtown, Conn., school shooting joined Democrats Thursday in calling on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to sign a ban on ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.

05/22/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at a news briefing during the Republican Governors Association's quarterly meeting on May 21, 2014 in New York City.  Appearing with Christie was South Carolina Gov. Nikki R. Haley, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. As Christie continues to move towards a potential 2016 presidential campaign, the ongoing bridge scandal and a New Jersey budget deficit threaten to undermine any campaign if he were to join the race.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Christie Blames Democrats For N.J. Budget Problems At GOP Governor’s Meeting

A defiant New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday shrugged off a mounting budget crisis and blamed Democrats for economic problems in the state that threaten to further taint his presidential ambitions.

05/21/2014

Quattro suffered severe head damage and two broken legs and had to have an eye removed. He later died. (credit: Facebook)

Pet Rescuer, Police Look To Honor Teen Who Stopped Cat Torture

A cat rescuer and police want to honor a 14-year-old boy who stepped in as a group of children and tortured a cat in Paterson and then brought the cat home in an effort to save it.

05/21/2014

Ringwood Manor (Photo/Wikipedia from 'Dmadeo')

New Jersey Couple Accused Of Breaking Into Ringwood Manor

Robert and Donna Prevete are accused of breaking into Ringwood Manor, an old mansion restored with valuable artifacts.

05/16/2014

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N.J. Officials Warn Teens Of Sexting Dangers After Video Of Alleged Sex Act Posted Online

New Jersey officials are working to make teenagers more aware of the dangers of sexting after a 15-year-old Dickinson High School student was accused of posting a video online of what’s described as an off-campus sex act with a 13-year-old girl.

05/16/2014

Paterson mayor-elect Jose "Joey" Torres' home was broken into on election night. (credit: Facebook/Jose Joey Torres

Paterson Mayor-Elect’s Home Burglarized On Election Night

Police are not sure if the burglars knew they were targeting Jose “Joey” Torres or whether the election night heist was just a coincidence.

05/15/2014

Ras Baraka

Newark Mayor-Elect Ras Baraka Ready To Get To Work

Ideally, Newark Mayor-elect Ras Baraka would like some time off after his win Tuesday. “But your mind is racing,” Baraka told WCBS 880’s Levon Putney on Wednesday.

05/14/2014

Police lights (credit: ClipArt.com)

Bergen County Officials Investigate Early Morning Fatal Hit-And-Run Accident

Detectives were investigating the eastbound stretch of Route 4 near the crash site trying to figure out how the man was hit and killed. The victim’s body was found at 4:15 a.m.

05/14/2014

Prayer

Carteret Mayor To Feds: Take ‘Godless’ Naturalization Ceremony Elsewhere

A Middlesex County town is refusing to hold a naturalization ceremony at borough hall, claiming federal immigration officials are refusing to allow them to begin with a prayer.

05/09/2014

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