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Shoppers look for creative gifts in Westfield, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Creative Gift Ideas For Those Who Have Everything

We’re all on a holiday shopping mission at this time of year, and some people struggle for ideas.

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A woman was found dead in a fire on Pearl Street in Paterson, New Jersey on Tuesday, Dec. 16. (Credit: CBS2)

2 Major Fires In Paterson, New Jersey; Person Found Dead In One

Two major fires broke out in Paterson, New Jersey Tuesday evening, and a person was found dead in one of the blazes.

12/16/2014

Ridgewood residents are pushing back against a cell antenna planned for the top of this church. (Credit:CBS2)

Ridgewood Residents Push Back Against Verizon Antenna Atop Neighborhood Church

There was controversy on Tuesday, over a proposal to put a cell phone antenna next to a church cross in one New Jersey neighborhood.

12/16/2014

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Red-Light Camera Pilot Program Set To End In New Jersey

The lights were set to go out this week for the red-light camera program in New Jersey, although some lawmakers want them to stay on.

12/15/2014

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N.J. Bill Would Mean Fines For Falsifying Caller ID Information

Scammers who manipulate how their phone number appears on caller ID could face a $10,000 fine, under a measure unanimously approved by the New Jersey state General Assembly on Monday.

12/15/2014

An estimated 10,000 customers in Jersey City lost power on the evening of Friday, Dec. 12. (Credit: SJO)

Raccoon To Blame For Jersey City Power Outage, PATH Shutdown

A raccoon caused an outage Friday evening that cut power to more than 10,000 customers in Jersey City, and shut down much of the service on the PATH Train system for about an hour and a half.

12/12/2014

The Baby Jesus was stolen from Elaine Romito's home in Rockaway Township, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

2 Baby Jesus Figurines Stolen In 1 Night In Rockaway Township, N.J.

Two figurines of the Baby Jesus were stolen on the same night in Rockaway Township, New Jersey, and one was still missing as of Friday.

12/12/2014

The sun sets over Sandy Hook Bay (file / credit: National Parks Service)

2-Mile Oil Slick Spotted Near Sandy Hook Bay

Authorities on Thursday were trying to figure out what caused a two-mile-long, 400-foot-wide oil slick that was discovered near Sandy Hook Bay offshore from New Jersey.

12/11/2014

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N.J. Bill Would Require Permits For Uber, Other Ride-Sharing Companies

Legislation advanced by a New Jersey State Assembly panel would require ride-sharing companies that use personal vehicles to get a state permit and meet safety requirements.

12/11/2014

Newark Police vehicle (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Prosecutors: Baby In Newark Was Killed By Morphine Poisoning; Mom Held

Newark authorities on Monday said a baby who died back in September was poisoned with morphine, and her mother has been charged in connection with her death.

12/08/2014

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AAA: Gas Prices Likely To Stay Low Through Winter

Those traveling by car this holiday season can breathe a little easier, and with a heavier wallet.

12/06/2014

An employee tested positive for Hepatitis A at Rosa's Restaurant and Catering in Hamilton Township, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS Philly)

Hepatitis A Tests For Second Person In Hamilton Township, N.J. Come Back Negative

A second person who was testified for Hepatitis A in connection with a restaurant in Hamilton Township, New Jersey has turned not to have the disease, officials said Thursday.

12/04/2014

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report Released On Findings From Committee Probing Bridgegate Scandal

It has been more than a year since the lane closure scandal on the George Washington Bridge, and a legislative committee has been investigating why the three access lanes were shut down – snarling traffic.

12/04/2014

Rosemary Marchetto is pushing for a law regulating dog groomers in New Jersey after the death of her dog, Bijou. (Credit: CBS2)

N.J. Woman Pushes For Law Regulating Pet Groomers After Dog Dies

If you ever use a pet groomer, a new law has been proposed in New Jersey that could protect your dog or cat.

12/04/2014

An employee tested positive for Hepatitis A at Rosa's Restaurant and Catering in Hamilton Township, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS Philly)

Hepatitis A Vaccinations Coming To Hamilton, N.J. After Restaurant Outbreak

A Hepatitis A vaccination clinic has been set up in Hamilton Township, New Jersey, following an outbreak at a restaurant.

12/02/2014

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