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New Jersey Man Charged With Killing His Cousin, Her 10-Year-Old Foster Daughter In Long Branch

A New Jersey man is accused of strangling his cousin and her 10-year-old foster daughter after he was caught taking pornographic photographs of the young girl, authorities said.

08/14/2014

A memorial is set up outside the home of Joan Colbert and Veronica Roach in Long Branch, N.J. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Friends, Neighbors Shocked After Deaths Of Long Branch Woman, Foster Daughter Ruled Homicides

A memorial was growing Monday outside the Long Branch apartment where a woman and her foster daughter were found slain last week.

08/04/2014

Police are investigating the deaths of Joan Colbert (pictured on left) and her foster daughter Veronica Roach (right) as a homicide. The two were found dead in their Long Branch, NJ home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Deaths Of Woman, Young Girl Found In Long Branch Home Ruled A Homicide

The deaths of a woman and a young girl who were found inside their central New Jersey apartment have been ruled a homicide.

08/03/2014

Long Branch Police (credit: CBS 2)

Woman, Young Girl Found Dead Inside Long Branch Home

Investigators are trying to determine what caused the deaths of a woman and a young child whose bodies were found inside a central New Jersey home.

08/02/2014

A man smokes a cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

N.J. Senate Passes Bill Altering Penalties For Smoking In Public

Advocates say the change is a way to levy penalties without consuming as much time in the municipal court system.

06/13/2014

Monmouth University (credit: monmouth.edu)

Cops: Drunk Driver Slammed Into Security Officer’s Vehicle, Used Radio To Call For Help

Authorities say an alleged drunken driver knocked a college security officer unconscious when he crashed into the man’s parked vehicle, then apparently used the officer’s radio to call for help.

04/20/2014

Brush fire at the Long Branch Recycling Facility. (Credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Contain Long Branch Brush Fire

The fire, which reached four alarms, broke out around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at a recycling plant on Atlantic Avenue in Long Branch.

11/07/2013

Long Branch Recycling Plant Fire

Fire Rages At Recycling Plant In Long Branch, N.J.

An extra-alarm fire was raging Wednesday afternoon in the town recycling plant in Long Branch, N.J.

11/06/2013

A natural gas company wants to build a gas transfer station 17 miles off the coast of Long Island's South Shore. (Photo: Handout)

Second Hearing Wednesday On Natural Gas Plan For NY-NJ Coast

Liberty Natural Gas has applied to federal authorities for permission to build a port in the ocean 17 miles off Jones Beach on Long Island and 24 miles off Long Branch, N.J.

07/10/2013

New Jersey Marathon

Tight Security In Place For New Jersey Marathon

Thousands of runners took to the streets Sunday for the New Jersey Marathon, as crowds cheered them on surrounded by tighter security measures imposed after the bombings at the Boston Marathon.

05/05/2013

New Jersey Marathon United We Run Boston Shirt (credit: NJ Marathon)

New Jersey Marathon Upping Security In Wake Of Boston Bombings

Executive Race Director Joe Gigas says all bags and backpacks will be banned, spectator access at the start and finish lines will be limited, and some parking areas will be closed.

04/26/2013

Long Branch Police (credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigating After 2 Bodies Found In Long Branch Home

The bodies of 35-year-old Maria Yolanda Cotejo-Munoz and 33-year-old Feredis Venturo were found at a multi-family home on Sairs Avenue around 7 p.m. Monday, police said.

03/26/2013

Gregory Elementary School (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Parents File $30M Suit Alleging Students Were Tied Up, Gagged In School

One year ago at Gregory Elementary School in Long Branch, two janitors were accused of tying up and gagging four students in a bathroom, allegedly taunting them and taking their pictures.

03/07/2013

Bruce Springsteen (Photo Credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Springsteen’s ‘Born To Run’ House For Sale In Long Branch

Springsteen rented the cottage in 1974 and ’75 when he wrote the music for his seminal “Born To Run” album, which features the title song, plus “Jungleland” and “Tenth Avenue Freeze Out.”

02/21/2013

Pay It forward workers helped rebuild this children's play center. Credit CBS 2.

With ‘Project Pay-It-Forward’ Neighbors Help Neighbors Rebuild Their Storm Damaged Businesses

When Sandy flooded Long Beach it ruined the hard work of two women who had just opened a child play center on West Beech Street, but now with the help of neighbors they have re-opened.

02/18/2013

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