New Jersey

A boy plunged from the window at the Grant School in Dumont, New Jersey on Friday, March 6. The boy later died. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: 5th Grade Boy Dead After Jumping From Window At Dumont, N.J. School

A 10-year-old boy died Friday after police say he jumped from a second-story window at a school in Dumont, New Jersey.

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Authorities believe Michelle Cantatore is the wig-wearing robber who held up a bank in Glen Rock, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

FBI Arrests Suspected Glen Rock Wig-Wearing Bank Robber Michelle Cantatore

A woman believed to be the wig-wearing bandit responsible for an armed bank robbery in Glen Rock, New Jersey has been caught, according to officials.

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Neighbors Outraged Over ‘White History Month’ Sign In Flemington Deli Window

The sign in the window of Jimbo’s Deli on Main Street says “Celebrate your white heritage in March. White History Month.”

03/04/2015

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Christie Omits NJ’s ‘Transportation Trust Fund’ From Budget Address

Gov. Chris Christie made news on the state’s beleaguered Transportation Trust Fund this week by not mentioning it in his 25-minute budget address.

02/27/2015

Students take the computer-based PARCC test at a New Jersey school. (Credit: CBS2)

Some NJ Parents Fear Consequences If Students Opt Out Of PARCC Exams

An unprecedented number of students are opting out of standardized tests. But parents may not be aware of the consequences for refusing the PARCC test.

02/27/2015

A Clifton man has proposed changes to the American flag that would give stars a more prominent spot. (Credit: CBS2)

Clifton Man Hopes Obama Will Take Notice Of Proposed Changes To American Flag

A New Jersey man hopes his redesign of the U.S. flag will win the hearts of Americans.

02/26/2015

This couple is living in fear in Lakewood, New Jersey after testifying against a gang member in the murder of a police officer. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Couple Living In Fear After Testifying In Lakewood, N.J. Cop’s Murder Trial

A couple witnessed a murder and testified against the suspect, but now, they are living in fear. They gave their first interview to CBS2’s Christine Sloan on Wednesday.

02/25/2015

Police are looking into whether the three bank robbers pictured above are the same woman or different people (Credit: CBS2)

Police Probe If Female Bank Robber In Darien Is Linked To 2 Other Bank Robberies

Police are investigating if a woman who robbed a Darien, Connecticut bank Tuesday is connected to two other robberies.

02/25/2015

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Ex-Roselle, N.J. Mayor Admits To Trying To Cover Up Hit-And-Run

The former mayor of Roselle, New Jersey admitted Tuesday to making false statements to police, and an insurance company in a bid to cover up a hit-and-run accident.

02/24/2015

A cop helped deliver baby Arianna in a New Brunswick living room. (Credit: CBS2)

Cop Helps Woman Give Birth In New Jersey Living Room

A newborn Jersey girl could not wait to get to the hospital, she arrived into this world on her mother’s living room floor.

02/19/2015

Fire consumes two homes in Bayonne, New Jersey on Feb. 16, 2015 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Fast-Moving Fire Heavily Damages Two Homes In Bayonne, New Jersey

No injuries were reported, though some firefighters slipped on the ice created by the water from their hoses.

02/16/2015

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Police Investigating Possible Cold Weather-Related Death In Lakewood, NJ

Authorities said 66-year-old Olivia Benito may have fallen and then froze to death outside a neighbors home, just two doors down from her Lakewood townhouse.

02/15/2015

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Prosecutors: North Plainfield, N.J. Man Made 1,300 Child Porn Images Available Online

A central New Jersey man has been hit with serious criminal charges, following accusations that he made hundreds of child pornography images available online.

02/14/2015

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Manchester, N.J. Woman Reunited With Lost Dog After 2 Years

A central New Jersey woman had all but given up hope of finding her missing dog – until a remarkable reunion this week.

02/13/2015

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Bill Would Require New Jersey Colleges To Link To Sexual Assault Reports

Colleges and universities in New Jersey might soon have to place a link on their home pages showing sexual assault reports.

02/12/2015

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