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Christopher Gallo

Police: Suspect Stole Car Keys From Paramus Gym Lockers, Ransacked Cars

Police in Paramus, N.J. said Friday that they have caught a health club bandit who allegedly broke into lockers, took their car keys and then ransacked their cars.

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A fire destroyed multiple homes in Sea Isle City, N.J. on the afternoon of Friday, April 18. (Credit: CBS 2)

7-Alarm Fire Reduces 3 Homes To Ash In Sea Isle City, N.J.

A massive fire raged late Friday afternoon on the Jersey Shore, leaving at least three buildings burned to the ground.

2 hours ago

Rendering of the LG building rising above the tree line of the Palisades (credit: Scenic Hudson via Protect the Palisades)

Environmental Group Takes To YouTube In Fight Against LG Building On Palisades

Environmental groups and some New York politicians have been trying to stop the construction of an eight-story building along the pristine palisades in New Jersey.

5 hours ago

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2 New Jersey Teens Charged In Alleged Sexting Scandal

A 16-year-old student at Passaic Valley High School and her boyfriend were arrested and charged with possessing naked photos of the boy’s ex-girlfriend, who is also a student at the school.

04/16/2014

Firefighter John Monteverde (FDNY)

Alleged Drunken Driver Indicted In N.J. Crash That Killed Firefighter

An Elizabeth, N.J. man has been indicted in an alleged drunken driving crash that killed an FDNY firefighter last fall.

04/16/2014

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Bergen County Woman, Adult Daughter Accused In Loan Modification Scheme

An Englewood Cliffs, N.J. woman and her adult daughter were facing money laundering charges Tuesday, stemming from an alleged loan modification scheme.

04/15/2014

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Former N.J. Entertainment Firm Controller Accused Of Stealing From Business

The former controller of a New Jersey entertainment business stood accused Tuesday of stealing nearly $200,000 from the firm.

04/15/2014

Christie holds press conf March 28

Gov. Christie Gets Extension In GWB Lane Closures Lawsuits

Christie was among several defendants who were initially scheduled to respond to the lawsuits by Friday.

04/12/2014

Hyper Glow

Police: Teen ‘Glow Parties’ Can Be Dangerous Or Even Deadly

“Glow parties” are popular among teenagers. But police said music and dancing is not all that is going on, and they have issued a warning to parents.

04/11/2014

EPA proposes massive cleanup of polluted Passaic River (Credit: CBS 2)

EPA Proposes Massive Cleanup Project For Part Of Passaic River

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a massive cleanup of the Passaic River after hundreds of years of pollution.

04/11/2014

Fairfield, N.J. Futon World Crash

Driver Crashes Into Futon Store In Fairfield, N.J.

A driver slammed into a futon store in Fairfield, N.J. late Thursday afternoon, blowing out the store’s windows but causing no injuries.

04/10/2014

Brush fire burns near Raritan Center in Edison on April 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Brush Fire Burns Over 250 Acres Near Raritan Center In Edison

A brush fire billowing thick black smoke has burned 35 to 40 acres in a marshy part of central New Jersey.

04/10/2014

Iana Darlington

Family: Girl, 13, Has Been Missing From Ridgefield, N.J. Home Since Tuesday

A 13-year-old girl from Bergen County, N.J. has been missing since Tuesday morning, and her family was getting desperate a day and a half later.

04/09/2014

Money

Standard & Poor’s Downgrades New Jersey’s Bond Rating To A-Plus

Standard & Poor’s announced its action Wednesday, saying the state still has a structural deficit even as the economy is improving.

04/09/2014

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New Jersey Man Accused Of Harassing Jewish Women As Part Of Gang Initiation

Rafael Laurano-Flores, 18, has been charged with obstruction, resisting arrest, bias intimidation and bias harassment, according to police in Lakewood, N.J.

04/09/2014

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