New Brunswick

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

Passing boaters called the Coast Guard around 5:40 p.m. Saturday to report that the pleasure craft was sinking off Perth Amboy. (Credit: CBS 2)

One Killed, Four Injured When Boat Capsizes Off New Jersey Coast

A 50-year-old New Jersey man was killed and four other people were injured when their boat capsized in waters off the northern New Jersey coast.

04/22/2012

Donald Hughes (credit: handout via CBS 2)

Family: New Brunswick Pastor Killed While ‘Trying To Protect Everybody’

His stepdaughter said that Donald Hughes was shot while trying to close a door to apparently keep the suspect out of their Newark home after he attacked several children.

04/09/2012

Generic Handgun File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Fatal Shooting Of New Brunswick Pastor Under Investigation

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.

04/07/2012

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Hit-And-Run Driver Kills N.J. Mom Of 5 On Her Way To Church

The family, which moved here from Mexico seeking a better life, is mourning the sudden death of a wife and mother of five children.

04/02/2012

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Authorities Search For Vehicle, Driver In Fatal New Brunswick Hit-And-Run

The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office says 52-year-old Silvia Reyes-Ramos was hit by a Ford Edge while she was crossing Somerset Street at the intersection of Alexander Street in New Brunswick around 7 p.m. Friday.

04/02/2012

Amtrak's Acela Express (credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

Amtrak To Bring 160 MPH Train Service To New Jersey, Reconfigure NY Penn Station

Trains currently go 135 miles per hour on that section of the Northeast Corridor.

01/11/2012

Help Wanted (credit: clipart.com)

December Jobs Numbers Good, But Tri-Staters Still Need Work

The December unemployment numbers may have been good news, but people in the Tri-State Area still need jobs.

01/06/2012

A love lock placed on the Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Couples Leaving ‘Love Locks’ On The Brooklyn Bridge

Some couples are adding their own pieces of hardware to the Brooklyn Bridge. A collection of love locks like the ones found in Paris, Budapest, and Seoul are starting to pile up on the New York City landmark.

11/28/2011

Tyler Clementi (credit: Facebook)

Parents Of Tyler Clementi, Student Who Killed Self After Webcam Scandal, To Attend Rutgers Event

The Tyler Clementi Foundation, which they set up in their son’s honor after his death in September 2010, is co-sponsoring the event with Rutgers.

11/10/2011

Protestors in fron of New Brunswick City Hall, Friday Sept. 23, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Angry Friends, Family Protest Police-Involved Shooting Of New Brunswick Man

Protestors are calling for action from an independent authority like the state or the FBI and not the Middlesex County prosecutor in investigating the shooting death of 47-year-old Barry Deloatch.

09/23/2011

NJ Transit Train (file / credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey Transit, Area Rail Systems Getting Back On Track Slowly After Irene

The commuting woes that made life difficult for people struggling to get to work have improved for many in our area following Tropical Storm Irene, but significant challenges remain for many.

08/31/2011

Rains and the cresting of nearby waters caused flooding in front of the Hi-Tech auto shop at Farmingdale Rd., and Pompton Plains circle on August 29, 2011 in Wayne, New Jersey. (credit:  Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Flooding Remains Major Concern For NJ Residents After Irene

New Jersey rivers busted out of their banks Monday, causing record floods in some places and leaving residents elsewhere frustrated.

08/29/2011

Federal Grants To Mean Less Congestion On NJT, LIRR And Faster Amtrak Service

The DOT has announcedthat $745 million would be going toward rail projects that will allow trains to travel up to 160 mph in some sections of the Northeast Corridor and to construction that will allow Amtrak trains to avoid a congested rail junction in part of New York City.

08/23/2011

Epilepsy Research (file / credit: JENS SCHLUETER/AFP/Getty Images)

St. Peter’s University Hospital Hosting Epilepsy Event Saturday

Epilepsy has been around since ancient times, but remains challenging, even today.

07/22/2011

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