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Greenwich bank robbery suspect caught on surveillance camera holding up a JPMorgan Chase Bank in Greenwich, Conn., Sept. 5, 2013. (credit: Greenwich Police)

Police: Suspected Serial Bank Robber Strikes Again

According to police, the man wanted in the latest hold-up is likely behind an Aug. 28 robbery at the People’s United Bank on Greenwich Avenue and an Aug. 20 robbery at a Wells Fargo in Linden, N.J.

09/10/2013

Harry Bains

New Jersey Deli Owner Talks About Foiling Robbery With Hot Oil

A Linden, N.J. deli owner was talking Tuesday afternoon about his successful fight against an armed robber with only hot oil as a weapon.

08/20/2013

Linden Deli Robbery

N.J. Deli Owner Stops Robber With Pot Of Hot Oil

A deli owner in Linden, N.J., sent an armed robber on his way by hurling a pot of hot oil at him, according to a published report Monday.

08/19/2013

Thieves are targeting catalytic converters in N.J. Why? They want the valuable platinum inside to re-sell. (Photo: CBS 2)

Brazen Metal Thieves In N.J. Set Their Sights On Catalytic Converters

Forget about your hub caps or sound system being stolen. Now thieves have come up with a new item they’re stealing from vehicles.

06/11/2013

New Jersey Turnpike (file / via Wikipedia)

New Jersey Police Warn Of Carjackings By Fake Cops On Turnpike

New Jersey State Police don’t want the public to be alarmed, but they say there have been recent carjackings by people posing as undercover cops along the New Jersey Turnpike.

06/11/2013

Small Plane Crashes In Linden, N.J. (CBS 2)

Pilot Killed, Student Critically Injured After Small Plane Crashes In Linden, N.J.

Shortly after takeoff, the pilot of the single-engine plane issued a Mayday, saying it couldn’t climb. The plane then crashed on train tracks near a former General Motors plant parallel to Routes 1 and 9 west of the airport.

05/31/2013

Linden Police think this is the man who broke into a home on Cedar Avenue on April 19, 2013. (credit: Linden Police)

Linden Police Hunt Burglary Suspect

What the burglar didn’t know, however, is that the victim had a home surveillance system.

04/22/2013

A sign indicating a red light camera - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

New Jersey’s Red Light Cameras Remain In Effect, As Measure To Reform System Stalls

The sponsor of a measure to reform the system has put it on hold after police and engineering officials called for changes to rules about the duration of yellow lights and the elimination of tickets for failing to make a complete stop before turning right on red.

02/11/2013

Sandy floods the tracks at NJ TRANSIT's Hoboken Terminal (credit: NJT)

NJ TRANSIT Eyes Linden Site After Flooding In Kearny, Hoboken

NJ TRANSIT is learning a lesson from superstorm Sandy, which ravaged its storage facilities in Kearny and Hoboken, causing $100 million in damage.

01/18/2013

Amber Wilson was shot once in the head on July 9, 2012 in Linden, N.J. (credit: Facebook)

Hundreds Remember Linden Teen Shot, Killed In Apparent Robbery

About 1,200 mourners packed the First Baptist Church in Linden for the funeral for 18-year-old Amber Wilson.

07/18/2012

Amber Wilson was shot once in the head on July 9, 2012 in Linden, N.J. (credit: Facebook)

Police: 18-Year-Old Amber Wilson Shot To Death In Apparent Robbery In Linden

Wilson was found just before midnight on Hussa Avenue.

07/10/2012

Richard Baird (credit: Linden Police Department)

NJ Man Allegedly Shot Squirrels With BB Gun & Hung Bodies On Backyard Fence

Det. Lt. James Sarnicki believes Richard Baird was growing frustrated with the fuzzy-tailed squirrels, who were crawling through a hole in the side of his house.

06/12/2012

Rashad Powell (credit: NJ Department Of Corrections)

NJ Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Women After Targeting Couples At Motels

Union County prosecutors said Rasheed Powell, 36, targeted couples at motels in Linden and Elizabeth on weekend nights over a period of six-weeks.

04/19/2012

Taboo Men's Club in Linden, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Armed Robbers Take Hostages Inside Linden Strip Club; Manager Pistol-Whipped

A hostage drama unfolded Thursday at a strip club in Linden. Police said four men with guns stormed the business and robbed it of thousands of dollars before escaping.

04/05/2012

Foggy skies and gas from a refinery caused a suspicious glow in New Jersey on Saturday night. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Officials Explain Mysterious Glowing NJ Sky

Officials say a mysterious glow that lit up the sky over parts of northern New Jersey early Sunday morning was nothing to be concerned about.

03/25/2012

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