New Jersey

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Elizabeth Man Sought In 2014 Murder Surrenders To Authorities

A northern New Jersey man sought in a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded last fall has turned himself in to authorities.

01/07/2015

The football field at Sayreville High School in Sayreville, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Football Program To Resume This Fall At Sayreville High School After Hazing Scandal

The football program at Sayreville War Memorial High School will resume next school year, after it was called off in the midst of a massive hazing scandal.

01/06/2015

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N.J. Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Ongoing Affordable Housing Battle

The New Jersey State Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday as it wrestles with how to make sure affordable housing gets built, after a state agency failed to approve revised rules toward that end and comply with a court order.

01/06/2015

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Police: Man Hospitalized After Shooting, Stabbing Self In Ewing, New Jersey

Authorities said Tuesday that a New York City man was hospitalized in Ewing, New Jersey, after he allegedly shot himself in the face, knifed himself in the abdomen and tried to slit his throat with a spatula.

01/06/2015

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Search On For Perp After Woman, 21, Is Shot Dead In East Orange

Police in East Orange, New Jersey were searching Tuesday for a suspect in a shooting that left a 21-year-old woman dead.

01/06/2015

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After 90 Years On Lower East Side, Streit’s Matzos Moving To New Jersey

Streit’s Matzos on Rivington Street in the Lower East Side was started by Aron Streit 90 years ago.

01/06/2015

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New Jersey-Based Johnson & Johnson Begins Testing Ebola Vaccine

New Brunswick, New Jersey-based Johnson & Johnson has begun testing an Ebola vaccine in humans, intended to counter a strain of the virus similar to the one that has wreaked havoc in West Africa.

01/06/2015

A surveillance image of the theft of a figurine of the Baby Jesus in Sayreville, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Thieves Caught On Surveillance Video Stealing Baby Jesus From N.J. Church

New surveillance video Monday night showed someone swiping a sacred figurine from a New Jersey church, and the faithful were pleading with the thief to return it.

01/05/2015

Experts say there are many ways to reuse your old Christmas tree in your garden. (Credit: CBS2)

Experts Suggest Alternatives To Throwing Away Your Old Christmas Tree

Christmas trees served us well during the holidays, but in the New Year, they are invariably tossed to the curb and left to be picked up as trash.

01/05/2015

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Electrical Fires Cause Manholes To Pop Off In Red Bank

JCP&L said underground electrical fires caused multiple manhole covers to pop off on Sunday.

01/04/2015

Bergen County Executive James Tedesco signed a deal to merge the county police and sheriff's departments on Thursday, Jan. 1. (Credit: CBS2)

New Bergen County Executive Signs Deal Merging Police, Sheriff’s Departments

After years of political bickering, the new Bergen County executive signed a historic agreement Thursday – merging the county police with the sheriff’s department.

01/01/2015

Cliffside Park Special Officer Stephen Petruzzello died after being struck by a vehicle on Saturday, Dec. 27. (Credit: Borough of Cliffside Park)

New Jersey Flags To Fly At Half-Staff For Officer Killed In Cliffside Park Accident

Flags at all New Jersey state buildings were to be flown at half-staff Friday, in honor of a special police officer killed in an accident last weekend.

12/31/2014

Residents of Linden, New Jersey say they have been kept away for months by freight train noise in the overnight hours. (Credit: CBS2)

Linden, N.J. Residents Say Noisy Freight Trains Have Kept Them Awake For Months

Residents of Union County, New Jersey have said they are sick and tired of being kept up at night by noisy train traffic in their neighborhood.

12/30/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

Authorities: Passenger Pulled Knife On NJ TRANSIT Conductor Near Red Bank

A passenger was detained Tuesday, after allegedly pulling a knife on the conductor of a NJ TRANSIT train.

12/30/2014

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

Trash Dumped At Site Of Memorial For 6 Victims Killed In Newark Fire

Crews in Newark were removing huge mounds of trash Tuesday, after they were dumped at the site of a memorial set up in honor of six family members killed in a fire this summer.

12/30/2014

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