New Brunswick

New Brunswick teacher Arnold Anderson is defending himself after a principal tried to have him fired for repeated tardiness. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Suspended New Brunswick Teacher Defends Tardiness Claims

A New Brunswick, New Jersey teacher was late for work 100 times, but will keep his job.


Migdalia Morales (credit: North Brunswick Police)

Police: New Jersey Cleaning Lady Stole Jewelry From Client’s Home

A cleaning lady has been accused of stealing jewelry from client’s home in Old Bridge, New Jersey.


William Merino (left) and 9-month-old William Merino Jr. (credit: NJSP)

Father Charged After 9-Month-Old Boy Is Taken At Knifepoint

A man was charged with multiple counts Monday after for a 9-month-old boy was allegedly taken by the man at knifepoint.



NJ Chase Involving 3 Men Ends With 2 Slashed, 1 Sought

New Brunswick police say the slashing occurred around 7:15 p.m. Sunday.


Delays at Penn Station after a person hit by a train in New Brunwsick snagged Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT trains. (Credit: David Williams)

Person Hit By Train In New Brunswick; NJ TRANSIT, Amtrak Trains Halted At Penn Station

NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak service headed toward New Jersey was halted at Penn Station late Wednesday afternoon, after a person was struck by a train in New Brunswick.


Fire at a post office in New Brunswick, N.J. on June 1, 2015. (credit: Instagram/dclark0)

Transformer Explodes, Causes Fire At New Brunswick Post Office

Surrounding buildings, including the New Brunswick City Hall, were evacuated.


Rutgers University has banned fraternity and sorority parties for the rest of the spring semester. (Credit: CBS2)

Many Students Not Happy About Fraternity, Sorority Party Ban At Rutgers

Rutgers University has banned fraternity and sorority house parties for the rest of the spring semester. The ban follows several alcohol-related problems this school year, including the death of a student.


A man holds a cigarette - Dec 15, 2008 - Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Man Facing Attempted Murder Charges For Alleged Stabbing Over Cigarette

Authorities say the 26-year-old victim was stabbed in the chest, back, abdomen and arms. He was treated for injuries that are not considered life-threatening.


Rutgers University campus in New Brunswick, NJ on Nov. 10, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Police: Rutgers University Student Stabbed, Fellow Student Accused

Large quantities of cash and drugs were found Saturday while police investigated a stabbing that allegedly involved two Rutgers University students, authorities said.


Rutgers University campus in New Brunswick, NJ on Nov. 10, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Underage Drinking Incident Shuts Down Fraternity At Rutgers

A fraternity at Rutgers University has been shut down because of an incident involving underage drinking.


Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity house in New Brunswick (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Robber Apparently Targeted Rutgers University Fraternity Members’ Home

Authorities say an armed man who robbed a home where some Rutgers University fraternity members live apparently targeted the residence because he believed drugs and cash were stored inside.



3 People Wounded In 2 Weekend Shootings In New Brunswick

Police are still investigating the motives in both shootings.



Authorities: NJ Burglary Suspect Steals Police Vehicle, Strikes Officer

Authorities are searching for a burglary suspect who allegedly stole a marked police vehicle and struck a police officer as he drove away.


Rutgers campus (credit: Tom Sulcer/Wikimedia Commons)

Rutgers University Unveils Plan To Remake Campus With New Buildings, Boardwalk

University President Robert Barchi said the university was trying to determine what each phase would cost.


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New Jersey-Based Johnson & Johnson Begins Testing Ebola Vaccine

New Brunswick, New Jersey-based Johnson & Johnson has begun testing an Ebola vaccine in humans, intended to counter a strain of the virus similar to the one that has wreaked havoc in West Africa.