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A colorized transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: CDC/Getty Images)

International Traveler Held At Newark Hospital After Possible Ebola Exposure

A passenger was being evaluated at a hospital in Newark Tuesday, after reportedly being identified as possibly having been exposed to the Ebola virus.

10/21/2014

John Stagg

Cook Accused Of Spitting In Food At Budd Lake, New Jersey Pub

If you have ever sent a meal back to a restaurant kitchen because it wasn’t quite right, you have probably worried about those old stories that someone back there might spit in your food before returning it.

10/21/2014

Staten Island man John Casalaspro was reported missing after he was last known to be hanging out with friends. (Credit: CBS 2)

Missing Staten Island Man’s Body Found Offshore From Bayonne, N.J.

A body found offshore from Bayonne, New Jersey last week was confirmed Monday to be that of a 25-year-old Staten Island man who had had been missing for a week.

10/20/2014

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Sports Leagues Fight New Jersey Law Allowing For Sports Betting

The nation’s four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers Monday seeking to stop New Jersey’s law to allow legal sports betting, just days before the law is due to take effect.

10/20/2014

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Middlesex Prosecutor Weighs Whether To Bump Up Sayreville Charges To Adult Court

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey’s office has charged seven Sayreville varsity football players with sexually assaulting four younger teammates during several hazing rituals in the locker room. He talked exclusively to CBS 2 on Monday.

10/20/2014

Marijuana Cigarette (file / credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Activists Call For Marijuana Legalization In New Jersey

Several speakers urged the crowd to push state and federal lawmakers to legalize or decriminalize marijuana.

10/19/2014

At least one person was killed when a van overturned on I-287 in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

At Least One Killed When Van Overturns On I-287 In New Jersey

One person was killed and three others were injured when a van overturned on I-287 in New Jersey.

10/16/2014

Lenny and Rose Brotzky were honored for their service in WWII. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Couple Honored With Flag, Purple Heart For Service During World War II

A New Jersey couple received a special honor on Thursday, one that was decades in the making. The husband and wife were celebrated for their heroism in serving in World War II.

10/16/2014

Generic Firefighter File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighter Suffers Smoke Inhalation At 2-Alarm Blaze In Dunellen, NJ

The two-alarm fire broke out at a townhouse located at 146 Pulaski St. in Dunellen at about 11 a.m.

10/14/2014

Bear meat (Credit: CBS 2)

Area Wildlife Experts Pushing Bear Meat Consumption To Control Population

Wildlife officials in New York and New Jersey are singing the praises of bear meat in an effort to get more hunters into the woods.

10/13/2014

The Trump Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is pictured in 2007.  (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Senate President: Icahn Is Trying To Sell Out Atlantic City Casino Workers

Businessman Carl Icahn and New Jersey state Senate President Stephen Sweeney have launched into a war of words over the issue of casino gambling.

10/10/2014

Eli Waller (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Sets Up Foundation After Eli Waller, 4, Dies Of Enterovirus D68

The anguished family of 4-year-old Eli Waller of Hamilton, New Jersey spoke Friday for the first time since the boy died of the infamous Enterovirus D68.

10/10/2014

Police investigate a break-in at the Yogi Berra Museum on Montclair State University. (Photo by Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Reward Up To $15,000 In Yogi Berra Museum Break-In, Burglary

The reward was increased to $15,000 Thursday for information leading to an arrest in the break-in and burglary at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Little Falls, New Jersey.

10/09/2014

The second largest pumpkin in New Jersey history (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Lawyer Grows 2nd Largest Pumpkin In State’s History

Michel Starr said he put in 10 hours a week — watering and fertilizing it to pack on the pounds. In the month of August, the pumpkin sometimes grew more than 30 pounds a day.

10/08/2014

A driver who refused to stop at a checkpoint allegedly caused two crashes in Palisades Park, New Jersey on Tuesday, Oct. 7. (Credit: Jessica Schneider/CBS 2)

Police: N.J. Driver Refused To Stop At Checkpoint, Caused 2 Crashes

A mother and her young child were shaken up Tuesday night, and a police officer was injured after a driver allegedly refused to stop at a checkpoint and led to a pair of crashes in New Jersey.

10/07/2014

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