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Newark Police vehicle (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Mother Arrested, Charged After 9-Year-Old Accidentally Shot By Brother Playing With Gun In Newark

A 9-year-old girl was seriously wounded in Newark Saturday when her 12-year-old brother shot her by accident while playing with a handgun, police said.

11/15/2014

Police say a truck smashed into an Applebee's restaurant on Springfield Avenue in Newark, NJ in an attempt to steal cash from an ATM on Nov. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Trucks Used In Smash And Grab Attempts Of ATMs In Newark

Police in Newark are trying to find the suspects who crashed trucks into two businesses early Friday morning to try to steal ATMs.

11/14/2014

(Credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Newark Bans Smoking In City Parks, Rec Facilities

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka on Thursday signed an ordinance into law that bans smoking in city parks and recreation facilities, or within 50 feet of municipal building entrances, exits, windows and ventilators.

11/13/2014

People arrive at the international arrivals terminal at  John F. Kennedy Airport on Oct. 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Top Official Questions TSA Pre-Check Protocol Following CBS2 Investigation

TSA officers have been seen merging all lines into one, herding entire lines of people who have not been pre-screened through limited security, they only go through the metal detector.

11/12/2014

The bomb squad investigates a suspicious package in Newark, NJ on Nov. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Package Near Federal Buildings In Newark

A bomb squad and K-9 unit are checking out a suspicious package in proximity to federal buildings, including the federal courthouse, in Newark.

11/10/2014

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

Clement Price

Rutgers Professor, Newark Historian Clement Price Dies

Clement Price, a longtime professor at Rutgers-Newark University who was known for his scholarly works and extensive knowledge of the city and its history, has died.

11/05/2014

Kaci Hickox

Quarantine Over For Nurse Kaci Hickox, But Boyfriend Says He’s Been Told To Stay Away

Ted Wilbur told reporters that the University of Maine at Fort Kent asked him to stay away as his girlfriend, Kaci Hickox, was in the news amid attempts to quarantine her after she returned from treating Ebola patient in West Africa.

11/03/2014

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka introduces city's Model Neighborhood Plan on Nov. 3, 2014 (Credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Newark’s Model Neighborhood Plan Aims To Transform Communities In Need

The plan focuses on Clinton Hill in Newark’s South Ward and the Lower West Ward.

11/03/2014

Kaci Hickox

Judge Rejects Maine’s Bid To Quarantine Nurse Kaci Hickox Over Ebola Concerns

A nurse once quarantined in New Jersey over Ebola concerns has won this battle with state officials over a mandatory quarantine in Maine.

10/31/2014

A heroin needle (credit: ClipArt.com)

Authorities: Man Had Heroin Packets Marked ‘Ebola’ In Underwear

Authorities said Friday that a Newark man who turned himself in to face drug charges was found to have six envelopes of heroin with the word “EBOLA” stamped in red ink on the packets.

10/31/2014

Kaci Hickox

Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns Defies Quarantine In Maine

Kaci Hickox, who stepped outside to meet briefly with reporters Wednesday night, followed through with her promise by leaving her home Thursday.

10/30/2014

Shareef Q. Nash

2 Indicted For Allegedly Torching Newark Mayor Baraka’s Campaign Bus

Two men who worked for a Newark mayoral candidate have been indicted on allegations that they conspired to set Mayor Ras Baraka’s campaign bus on fire in February, prosecutors said Friday.

10/24/2014

Ras Baraka

CBS 2 Exclusive: Newark Mayor Ras Baraka Meets With Gang Members In Crime-Fighting Effort

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has begun enacting drastic measures to fight crime.

10/23/2014

Ras Baraka

Newark Mayor Wants More Money From Port Authority

Mayor Ras Baraka said the deficit hovers between $40 million and $60 million. He gave a presentation during the public comment period at the Port Authority board meeting Wednesday.

10/22/2014

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