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Orange High School in Orange, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Orange High School Student Accused Of Hacking Into Computer System, Changing Grades

A 16-year-old high school sophomore from Orange, New Jersey has been charged with hacking into a school computer system to change grades and attendance records.

06/23/2014

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SPCA Volunteer In New Jersey Admits To Animal Cruelty Charges

A longtime Monmouth County, N.J. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals volunteer pleaded guilty Monday to animal cruelty charges.

06/23/2014

Police on the scene of a shooting that left a teenager wounded in Elizabeth. (Credit: CBS 2)

Stray Bullet Wounds Teen Following Argument In Elizabeth

Police were searching for a gunman after a bullet blasted through a wall and hit a teenager.

06/22/2014

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World War II Veteran Receives H.S. Diploma At Ceremony 70 Years Later

The left side of Herman Zeitchik’s chest was covered in medals, but you couldn’t see them until his wife opened his graduation gown.

06/20/2014

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Police In New Jersey Investigate ‘Wet Bandit’ Burglary

The odd burglary had all the hallmarks of the 1980′s classic “Home Alone.”

06/20/2014

Six people were killed in a fire on Sunday, June 15, 2014 in Newark, NJ. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutor: Deaths Ruled Accidental For 6 Family Members Killed In Newark Fire

The six family members who were killed in a fire in Newark this past weekend all died of smoke inhalation, and their deaths were accidental, prosecutors said Wednesday.

06/18/2014

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Union Beach Families Move Into First Modular Homes Built Following Superstorm Sandy

New Jersey’s first lady Mary Pat Christie was on hand Wednesday to welcome the families to their new homes.

06/18/2014

Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ridgewood Planning Board Rejects Proposal That Would Double Size Of Valley Hospital

Ridgewood residents cheered as a planning board voted against Valley Hospital’s proposal to nearly double in size.

06/17/2014

Fernando Serrano is charged in a string of package thefts from Hoboken apartment buildings. (Credit: Hoboken Police)

CBS 2: Suspect Charged In Series Of Hoboken Package Thefts

A suspect has been arrested and charged in a series of brazen thefts of packages from apartment buildings in Hoboken.

06/17/2014

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4 Injured When Facade Collapses In West New York, N.J.

Four people were injured Tuesday evening in a partial façade collapse in West New York, New Jersey.

06/17/2014

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Mystery ‘Selfie’ Man Identified As Late Photo Booth Company Operator

The identity has been revealed for the mystery man whose series of black-and-white photo booth selfies went on display at Rutgers University earlier this year.

06/17/2014

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N.J. State Assembly Approves Bill To Make Salt Water Taffy Official State Candy

The New Jersey State Assembly on Monday approved a bill that would make salt water taffy the official state candy.

06/16/2014

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Wayne, N.J. School District To Eliminate Midterms, Finals

Midterms and finals are being done away with and replaced with a new form of testing at one New Jersey high school, in a drastic measure driven by the Common Core curriculum.

06/16/2014

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3,500 Athletes Set To Compete As Special Olympics Open In New Jersey

As the opening ceremony of Special Olympics USA Games is held Sunday at the Prudential Center in Newark, Fredericks, a gold medalist in 2010, is looking to capture more glory — and prove his doubters wrong.

06/15/2014

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Severe Storms Pound Tri-State Area, Cause Flooding And Damage

A round of severe storms plowed into the Tri-State Area late Friday afternoon – causing delays of nearly five hours for arriving flights at some airports.

06/13/2014

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