Middletown

A mother and daughter were found dead after a fire tore through their home on Ideal Avenue in Middletown, N.J. on April 2, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Mom, Daughter Die Of Smoke Inhalation After Middletown Fire

“It’s all a tragedy that the whole block is feeling now,” neighbor Kim Carbone said. “They were really good people, really nice people. It’s very hard because we’re close here. They were part of our family.”

04/03/2013

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Authorities: Body Found Floating In Connecticut River, No Foul Play Suspected

Middletown police say investigators suspect no foul play at this time. A kayaker called emergency workers to report that she saw a body in the river Saturday morning.

02/23/2013

Kerri Dalton (credit: Facebook)

Woman Recovering, But Deeply Scarred After Bed, Bath & Beyond Stabbing

Kerri Dalton, 29, of Keansburg, N.J., was stabbed multiple times in the Bed, Bath and Beyond store in Middletown as she pushed her 5-month-old daughter in a stroller inside the store. Eleven days later, she was still struggling mightily.

01/28/2013

Bed, Bath & Beyond store in Middletown, New Jersey. (credit: CBS 2)/Inset: Tyrik Haynes (credit: Facebook)

Suspect Charged In NJ Bed Bath & Beyond Stabbing Also Accused Of Torturing Cat

Tyrik Haynes, 19, is being held on $1 million bail, charged with attempted murder.

01/18/2013

Bed, Bath & Beyond store in Middletown, New Jersey. (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Brutally Stabbed Inside Bed Bath & Beyond Store In N.J.

The condition of the victim, a woman in her 30s who also had a baby with her in the store, is unknown at this time.

01/17/2013

Power lines downed by Sandy in New Jersey (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

More New Jersey Towns Look To Become Their Own Utilities After Sandy

For at least one New Jersey town, power was restored quickly and orderly after superstorm Sandy, and there is a very good reason.

11/19/2012

Scene of investigation at 1 Hallock Street in Farmingdale (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Authorities Find Remains Of 17-Month-Old Boy In Backyard Of Farmingdale Home

17-month-old Justin Kowalczik is believed to have been buried in the backyard for more than two years, 1010 WINS’ Steve Sandberg reported, while all along Police Major Patrick Regan said the family pretended he was still alive — and the youngest of three.

10/06/2012

Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) (file/credit: holt.house.gov)

Rep. Rush Holt Proposes New Jersey Battlefield Preservation Act

Some of the historic spots that would benefit from the funding include George Washington’s camp in Morristown and the British campground in Middletown.

09/13/2012

File - A dog (credit: ClipArt)

Nearly 80 Dogs Rescued From La. Shelter To Arrive In NY

Dozens of dogs are getting a second chance at finding new homes after being rescued from an overcrowded animal shelter in Louisiana.

08/01/2012

Water Mains Break In Monmouth County (Credit: CBS 2)

Water Nightmare Continues For Monmouth County Residents After Three Water Mains Break

The water nightmare is continuing on Saturday for hundreds of thousands of people near the Jersey Shore, as three broken water mains in Monmouth County knocked out service on Friday night.

06/30/2012

Marine Cpl. Kevin J. Dempsey, member of the 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force, died November 13, 2004 (credit: Connecticut Trees of Honor Memorial, Inc.)

Memorial To Honor Fallen Servicemen In Middletown

A two acre site has been chosen for a reflecting pool surrounded by flowering trees, one for each Connecticut service member who died in the war.

06/05/2012

Deer cam

EXCLUSIVE: Deer Cam Busts Alleged Peeping Tom Stalker In Middletown

There was a noise in the night and then a sickening discovery. A suburban homeowner found out that she’d been “stalked” and spied-on by a trusted neighbor. She said he was finally caught because she got the evidence on video.

06/04/2012

Scream rooms

In Wake Of ‘Scream Room’ Controversy, Conn. House Passes Isolation Room Bill

The bill comes after recent incidents in Middletown, where special education students at Farm Hill Elementary School were reportedly isolated in “scream rooms” during outbursts.

05/02/2012

Jacob Tawil (credit: CBS 2)

Hero In Gunman Chase At Orange County Courthouse Speaks Out

“We had eye contact. Maybe it was the way I was dressed, maybe he thought I was a police officer, and that’s when he started running,” said Jacob Tawil.

02/09/2012

Timothy Mulqueen (credit: Handout)

Authorities: Middletown Courthouse Gunman May Have Been Targeting Mayor Joseph DeStefano

The incident took place at around 9:09 a.m. Wednesday shortly after the courthouse opened. Police say a man drove up on a Honda dirt bike carrying a shotgun inside a hunting sling.

02/08/2012

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