Middlesex County

The ruins of a destroyed home sit in the sand on November 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NJ Offering Interest-Free Loans To Those Buying Homes In Sandy-Ravaged Communities

The state of New Jersey has launched a loan program designed to boost home ownership in the counties hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.

08/06/2013

Edison Police Officer Michael Dotro in court on May 24, 2013 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

N.J. Cop Accused Of Firebombing Boss’ Home Pleads Not Guilty

Edison Police Officer Michael Dotro, 35, is accused of setting fire to his boss’ Monroe Township home early Monday morning.

05/24/2013

Edison, NJ police car. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Cop Charged With Multiple Counts Of Attempted Murder In Alleged Firebomb Attack

The charges came on the heels of an intensive investigation by the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Monro Township Police Department.

05/23/2013

Asian Longhorned Beetle (file / credit: USDA via Wikipedia)

Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradicated From New Jersey

“I’m proud to announce the eradication of the beetle from Union and Middlesex Counties,” said state Agriculture Secretary Doug Fisher of the locations of the last two clusters.

03/14/2013

Belongings that were ruined by floodwaters sit outside a house devastated by Superstorm Sandy on November 2, 2012 in Union Beach, New Jersey. Over 200 homes in a town of only 6,200 residents were destroyed by the storm. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

FEMA Launches Rapid Repair System For 5 New Jersey Counties

Residents of Atlantic, Cape May, Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties can apply for the grants through their town governments for money to pay for repairs.

12/07/2012

Gas Line in Manalapan, New Jersey (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Gas Rationing In Effect As New Jersey Deals With Sandy’s Aftermath

If you’re planning to line up for gas Saturday, you had better check your license plate first.

CBS New York–11/03/2012

A memorial at the Old Bridge Pathmark on Sept. 7, 2012. Cristina LoBrutto and Bryan Breen were killed there by a disgruntled employee. (credit: CBS 2)

Chilling 911 Tapes Released In Old Bridge Pathmark Shooting

Several of the calls are from terrified employees trapped inside the store during the shooting.

09/13/2012

Bryan Breen was killed in a shooting at a Pathmark on Aug. 31, 2012. (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Wake Held For Victim Of Shooting At Old Bridge Pathmark

Bryan Breen, 24,was remembered Tuesday for his gentle nature, his outgoing personality and his love of life.

09/04/2012

Rolando Reyes with Dave Carlin (credit: CBS2)

Exclusive: Pathmark Shooting Hero Talks To CBS2

One man is being called a hero for saving lives during Friday’s supermarket shooting in New Jersey.

09/02/2012

Terence Tyler (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Police Investigating What Caused N.J. Supermarket Gunman Terence Tyler To Snap

6:00 a.m. is the time that the Pathmark in Old Bridge would normally open, but it was still roped off on Saturday morning as a crime scene. Police are continuing to investigate what caused an employee to snap.

09/01/2012

Boanerges Bezerra talks about the attack on his home with CBS 2's Tony Aiello. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Homeowner Says It’s A ‘Miracle’ No One Was Hurt In Explosive Attack

Boanerges Bezerra said the suspects brought a large stone to his backyard to launch the explosives, possibly pipe bombs, at the house. Investigators have charged Michael Cavallo, his brother Johnathon and Matt Debski in the incident.

07/16/2012

A man walks through the rain during an intense afternoon thunderstorm on June 22, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Midst Of Heat Wave, Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect For Tri-State Area Until 8:00 P.M.

In the midst of the second extreme heat wave of the summer, some relief could be on the way in the form of rain. But that rain could potentially be dangerous.

07/01/2012

Rebecca McLelland-Crawley (credit: NJ Dept. of Education)

New Jersey Teacher Being Honored By President As Among Nation’s Best

For 15 years, Rebecca McLelland-Crawley has been getting Perth Amboy kids fired up about the wonders of science.

06/28/2012

Dharun Ravi in court - New Brunswick, NJ - May 21, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Dharun Ravi Likely To Be Released On Tuesday After Serving 20 Days Of 30-Day Sentence

The Middlesex County Jail Warden said that Dharun Ravi will likely be released after serving 20 days of a 30-day sentence. Like inmates with similar sentences, Ravi began with five days of credit for good behavior and five days for working.

06/17/2012

Aakash Dalal (credit: Monica Miller, WCBS 880)

Teen Charged With Attempting To Burn Rutgers University Building

A teenager charged in a series of attacks on New Jersey synagogues is facing another arson charge for allegedly trying to burn a building at Rutgers University.

05/05/2012

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