New Jersey

Rutgers campus (credit: Tom Sulcer/Wikimedia Commons)

Teen Arrested In New Brunswick, Linked To Robberies Around Rutgers

A juvenile suspect was arrested in New Brunswick, New Jersey this week, and has been linked by police to robberies around Rutgers University.

11/07/2014

Zulma Solis' car was stolen in a North Bergen, New Jersey parking lot, with her dog, Rambo inside. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Begs For Safe Return Of Dog Stolen With Car In North Bergen, N.J.

A woman left her car running as she went into a store in North Bergen, New Jersey, and the car ended up being stolen with the woman’s dog inside.

11/07/2014

Police investigate a fatal shooting in Newark, N.J., on Dec. 25, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Man Killed, 1 Wounded In Newark Shooting

One man was killed and another was wounded Thursday evening in Newark.

11/06/2014

A fire ripped through a two-story house in Colonia, New Jersey on Thursday, Nov. 6. (Credit: Matt Mizak)

Fire Rips Through 2-Story House In Colonia, New Jersey

A spectacular fire broke out Thursday evening in a house in Middlesex County, New Jersey.

11/06/2014

Anthony Cervino of Nutley has been charged with multiple snatch-and-grab thefts at New Jersey sporting goods stores. (Credit: Wayne Police)

Police: Suspect Ripped Off Merchandise From Sporting Goods Stores Around N.J.

A Nutley man was arrested after authorities allege he committed more than 28 “snatch and grab” thefts at sporting goods and apparel stores statewide.

11/06/2014

Student at desk in classroom (file/credit: clipart.com)

NJ Officials: Student Passage Rates On Standardized Tests Saw Slight Decline

New Jersey education officials say student passage rates dropped slightly on standardized tests last year.

11/06/2014

Some North Bergen, New Jersey residents object to a plan for permanent preschool buildings in James J. Braddock North Hudson Park. (Credit: CBS2)

Some North Bergen Residents Object To Plan For Permanent Preschool In Park

The township of North Bergen, New Jersey wants to build a permanent pre-school in park space, and some angry residents have said it is high time to stop taking public land away.

11/06/2014

A woman has sued the Club 7 gym in the Silver Towers complex on West 42nd Street, claiming she was left partially blind after being injured by an exercise band. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Sues Upscale Gym, Says Exercise Band Left Her Partially Blind

A New Jersey woman has filed a lawsuit against an upscale Manhattan gym, after she said she was smacked in the face with an exercise band and left partially blind.

11/06/2014

N.J. Suspicious Roadblock

Suspicious Roadblock Alarms, Baffles Driver On New Jersey Turnpike Extension

New video released Wednesday uncovered a potential driving danger on a New Jersey roadway, in the form of a mysterious late-night roadblock.

11/05/2014

Power Lines (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

1,400 Customers In Woodbridge, N.J. Lose Power After Transformer Fire

A transformer failure cut power to 1,400 customers Wednesday in Woodbridge, New Jersey.

11/05/2014

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New Jersey Judge Suspended Over Conflicts Of Interest

A New Jersey state judge has been suspended for a month without pay, after admitting to presiding over cases where she had a conflict of interest.

11/05/2014

Woodbridge Township police said Edward Wortman, 34, has been missing since Saturday, Oct. 25. (Credit: Woodbridge Police)

Police: Woodbridge, N.J. Area Man Has Been Missing For 11 Days

Police in Woodbridge, New Jersey were asking for help Wednesday in finding a father of two who has been missing for 11 days.

11/05/2014

The 9/11 Memorial in West Windsor, New Jersey was found vandalized on Sunday, Nov. 2. (Credit: CBS 2)

9/11 Memorial Defaced With Graffiti In West Windsor, N.J.

Police late Monday were searching for vandals who defaced a 9/11 memorial in West Windsor, New Jersey — apparently only to express love for someone.

11/03/2014

This crash shut down Route 21 in Belleville, New Jersey on Monday, Nov. 3. (Credit:  rocdeville)

At Least One Dead In Semi Crash On Route 21 In Belleville

Route 21 was shut down in Belleville, New Jersey Monday evening, after a crash involving a semi-trailer truck.

11/03/2014

Experts believe this debris found in Brick, New Jersey may be from the Ayrshire, a ship that ran aground in 1850. (Credit: CBS 2)

Debris Found At Brick, N.J. Work Site Believed To Be From 1850 Shipwreck

Construction workers in Brick, New Jersey may have uncovered a piece of history buried deep beneath the sand.

11/03/2014

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