Middletown

Middletown house fire (Credit: CBS2)

Mother, 3 Kids Forced To Jump From Burning Home In Middletown

At the elementary school where the father is a highly respected social worker, donations have flooded in to help the family that now must start over from scratch.

03/02/2015

Rescuers on the scene at Sandy Hook Bay on Feb. 17, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

3 Rescued From Icy Waters Off Sandy Hook Bay In Middletown, N.J.

Footage from the scene showed rescuers, wearing protective gear, dragging one woman across the surface of the icy waters in a basket.

02/17/2015

Mater Dei Prep in Middletown will close its doors in June soon after celebrating its 50th anniversary. (credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Middletown’s Mater Dei Prep To Close After 50 Years

The Rev. Jeff Kegley wrote parents and students on the school’s website that Mater Dei Prep has been running “large financial deficits” while enrollment numbers have not stabilized to support the school’s viability.

02/04/2015

Police say this house was demolished without permission in Middletown. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman In Shock After Husband Allegedly Bulldozed Middletown Home

James Rheim was arrested for criminal mischief and released on $300 bail, other charges could follow.

01/21/2015

Police say this house was demolished without permission in Middletown. (Credit: CBS2)

Cops: Middletown Man Took Bulldozer To Wife’s House Without Permission

A crushed couch, a crumpled sign, and some clothing are all that were left after a man took a bulldozer to the home that he lived in.

01/20/2015

The Valero gas station in Middletown, N.Y. where the winning $326 million Mega Millions ticket was sold. (credit: CBS2)

Winning $326M Mega Millions Ticket Sold In New York

Politicians weren’t the only big winners on Election Day. One lucky person holds the winning ticket for Tuesday night’s $326 million Mega Millions jackpot.

11/05/2014

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Mother Says Daughter, Who Is Legally Blind, Was Kicked Off Middle School Cross-Country Team

The mother of a seventh grader from Central Jersey who is legally blind says her daughter has been kicked off her cross country team and said the reason why makes no sense.

09/24/2014

A woman was apparently caught on camera stealing an angel statue from the grave of a Connecticut teenager. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Caught On Camera Taking Angel Statue From Connecticut Teen’s Grave

A stunning theft has been caught on camera. A woman took a statue of an angel from a grave site in Middletown, Connecticut.

09/17/2014

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Data Breach Strikes 51 UPS Stores Around U.S.

UPS Stores across the country have been hit with a data breach may have been going on since January.

08/20/2014

Rachel left middle school as a boy named Brian, but now wants to be accepted as who she is by her school district. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: New Jersey Teen Left School As A Boy, Plans To Return As A Girl

He left middle school as a boy, but now a 13-year-old says he wants his district to accept him as a girl when he returns in the fall.

08/18/2014

Police are investigating after at least eight homeowners woke up Thursday to find out that their mailboxes had been vandalized overnight. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Several Mailboxes Vandalized Overnight In Middletown

It happened at houses along Green Meadow Boulevard and Four Winds Drive. Residents said this happens every year and they don’t know who did it.

08/14/2014

Officials say there has been a rise in rabies cases in Middletown, NJ. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Animal Control Officers Concerned By Spike In Rabies Cases

An alarming spike in rabies has caused concern in part of New Jersey and officials want to get the word out.

08/06/2014

Television personality Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino poses on arrival for the 2013 MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles, on April 14, 2013. (credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino Arrested After Fight In N.J. Tanning Salon

The incident took place at Boca Salon in Middletown at around 2 p.m., police said.

06/17/2014

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Report: Middletown, Conn. Officials Mull Firing Transgender Cop

Officials in one Connecticut town will meet next week to consider firing a transgender cop.

06/14/2014

Jewelry recovered after three individuals were arrested for their alleged role in a series of burglaries in Parsippany. (Credit: Parsippany Police)

Three Arrested In Connection With Series Of Burglaries In Parsippany

Police in Parsippany have made arrests in connection with a series of burglaries that took place there.

06/02/2014

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