Livingston

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie officially announces 2016 presidential bid during event at Livingston High School on June 30, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Christie Officially Jumps Into Presidential Race

The Republican governor launched his campaign in the old gymnasium of Livingston High School in the town of Livingston, where he experienced some of his first political victories.

06/30/2015

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Investigators: New Jersey Doctor Dies In Fire He May Have Set

Firefighters discovered 30-year-old Dr. Emmanuel Yacoub’s body at the scene of Wednesday afternoon’s blaze in Livingston.

04/16/2015

Students take the computer-based PARCC test at a New Jersey school. (Credit: CBS2)

Some NJ Parents Fear Consequences If Students Opt Out Of PARCC Exams

An unprecedented number of students are opting out of standardized tests. But parents may not be aware of the consequences for refusing the PARCC test.

02/27/2015

Rutgers campus (credit: Tom Sulcer/Wikimedia Commons)

Rutgers University Unveils Plan To Remake Campus With New Buildings, Boardwalk

University President Robert Barchi said the university was trying to determine what each phase would cost.

02/04/2015

Harrison Allen in court on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Drunk Driver Gets 6-Year Prison Sentence For Fatal Maplewood Crash

A drunk driver who caused a crash that killed two people and critically injured two others last year is now headed to state prison.

11/08/2014

Ali Muhammad Brown. (credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Man Suspected Of Gunning Down NJ College Student Brendan Tevlin Pleads Not Guilty

Ali Muhammad Brown, 29, is one of three suspects who appeared Wednesday afternoon in state Superior Court in Newark.

08/06/2014

A group of high school students in New Jersey went to Israel on March 18, 2014, to run in the Jerusalem Half Marathon for charity. (Photo: CBS 2)

N.J. High School Students To Run In Jerusalem Half Marathon For Charity

A group of Garden State high school students were on their way overseas Tuesday to run in a very special race.

03/18/2014

Livingston Holocaust Survivor Reunites With Liberator 68 Years Later

Marsha Kreuzman weighed just 70 pounds when the troops came in to liberate Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp in Austria in May of 1945. She was 18 years old at the time.

12/30/2013

Surveillance footage of a man wanted in connection with a series of robberies at doctor's offices in New Jersey (Credit CBS 2)

Authorities: Thief Targets Women Working At Medical Offices

A thief has been preying on women who work at medical offices in New Jersey.

11/13/2013

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N.J. Man Wants To Develop App To Bring Healthy Items To Food Pantries

When Chris Bickel, of Livingston, New Jersey was 16 years old, he found himself homeless with “no other place to go.” Now, he wants to help people in the same situation find healthier food options.

10/24/2012

Jennifer Livingston CBS This Morning (CBS)

Wisconsin News Anchor Talks About Critical Weight Email On CBS This Morning

A local news anchor is making headlines, not for reporting the news, but for becoming it.

10/03/2012

AMC Loews Lincoln Square - New York, NY - Jul 20, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Despite Theater Massacre, Tri-State Moviegoers Come Out In Droves To See Batman Film

Moviegoers in New York City were deeply saddened but unfazed by the news of the mass shooting at a Colorado theater, as they turned out by the thousands to see the premiere of the latest Batman film.

07/21/2012

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Cold Hearted Thieves Stole WWII Memorial Plaque On Staten Island

It took two, two cold hearted thieves to steal a heavy bronze plaque, in Livingston, that honored World War II veterans from Staten Island.

03/20/2012

Rep. Donald Payne (file / credit: MUSTAFA ABDI/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Dies At 77

Rep. Donald Payne, dean of the New Jersey Congressional delegation, died Tuesday morning at the age of 77 at St. Barnabas Hospital after a battle with colon cancer.

03/06/2012

Gov. Chris Christie at a town hall meeting - Westwood, NJ - Feb 29, 2012 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Education Becomes Focus Of Christie Town Hall On Hospital Reopening

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie got a standing ovation as he announced state approval to reopen Pascack Valley Hospital, but many of the questions were at the town hall meeting were about making the public schools better.

02/29/2012

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