Maplewood

Nicole Dufault (Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Maplewood Teacher Now Charged With Sexually Assaulting 5 Students

A New Jersey high school teacher accused of sexually assaulting three students has been charged with assaulting two more, officials said Friday.

09/19/2014

Nicole Dufault (Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Maplewood, N.J. Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting 3 Male Students

Nicole Dufault, 34, of Caldwell, was arrested at her home Wednesday evening. She was charged Thursday with multiple counts of aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, according to prosecutors.

09/18/2014

One of two lawn signs put up by the the Studio B artists' group in Maplewood, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Artists Satirize Ubiquitous Lawn Signs In Maplewood, New Jersey

Lawn signs have pitted neighbor against neighbor in Maplewood, New Jersey – and some studio owners have decided to lampoon them with an art project.

08/08/2014

Chewing gum decorates a wall underneath a railroad overpass in Maplewood, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Art Or Vandalism? Gum Wall In Maplewood Stirs Debate

A so-called work of art on a wall underneath a Maplewood railroad overpass is made up entirely of different kinds of chewing gum — globs of it, from one end to the other.

07/29/2014

Rescue workers on the scene of an internal collapse in Maplewood, N.J. on May 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead, 1 Hurt After Internal Building Collapse In Maplewood

The collapse happened Friday morning at the Coda Kitchen and Bar on Maplewood Avenue.

05/30/2014

Alexander Padilla and Anthony Arenas cut a piece of cake after being married by U.S. Senator-elect Cory Booker at City Hall in the early morning hours of October 21, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Drops Appeal On Same-Sex Marriage

In an email Monday morning, the governor’s office said it was withdrawing its appeal because the chief justice on Friday “left no ambiguity” about the court’s view.

10/21/2013

Harrison Allen

Man Charged In Maplewood Crash That Killed 2, Injured 2

One vehicle was traveling northbound on Essex when it collided with the second vehicle that was heading east on South 4th, authorities said.

08/07/2013

Maplewood Fatal Crash

Police: 2 Dead In Crash In Maplewood, N.J.

Police Tuesday night were at the scene of a deadly accident in Maplewood, N.J.

08/06/2013

The Manhattan Bridge and Brooklyn Bridge as seen from the 86th floor of the Empire State Building - April 30, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Real Estate Analyst: Next Two Months ‘Once In A Generation Opportunity’ For NYC Area

We’ve heard the overall headline that home sales are the best in seven years. But we wanted to break down the trends for the New York City area.

05/01/2013

Credit CBS 2

New Jersey High School Takes Physical Education To New Heights

A Garden State high school has used federal funding to take team building to a new level. Students at Columbia High School have been taking part in an optional physical education class called “Project Adventure.”

04/17/2012

Dwayne Flourney is accused of killing his father and grandmother in Maplewood, N.J. (credit: Handout)

Prosecutor: Maplewood Man Murdered Father, Grandmother & Had Party

Dwayne Flourney is accused of murdering his grandmother, 76-year-old Sandra Flourney, and father, 52-year-old Brian Flourney.

03/14/2012

Maplewood is considering a new 'Pay As You Throw' system in which residents would have to buy garbage bags. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Towns Looking At Adopting ‘Pay As You Throw’ Garbage Plan

Maplewood is proposing a new system environmentalists say is gaining popularity across the country — residents throwing garbage away in special bags they have to pay for.

10/24/2011

Chickens

Maplewood, N.J. Residents Screaming Fowl Over Proposed Chicken Ordinance

There’s a lot of squawking going on in one New Jersey town. There’s a backyard squabble going on over barnyard fowl. Some Maplewood residents are upset over chickens that may come here to roost.

10/06/2011

Ubaldo Vitali of Maplewood, NJ - Sep 20, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Maplewood’s Ubaldo Vitali Recipient Of MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’

The $500,000 fellowships for 2011 were announced Tuesday by the Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

09/20/2011

Homework

Parents In N.J. Town Start Movement To Abolish Homework

A lot of kids complain about homework, but now some parents are saying their children are getting too much and want it abolished.

05/19/2011

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