Newark

Flooded roads in Newark May 1, 2014 a day after heavy rains soaked the Tri-State Area. (Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

NJ Utility Turns To Sesame Street To Prepare Families For Emergencies

New Jersey’s largest utility is teaming with the producers of television’s Sesame Street to help families prepare for major emergencies such as hurricanes, tornadoes and floods.

10/07/2014

Newark Police Cruiser (file/credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation Of Newark City Hall

Just before 10 a.m. Monday, Newark police received a call from a male caller who didn’t identify himself but said four bombs were set to explode in the building at 11:09 a.m., the city said a statement.

10/06/2014

Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich (Credit: CBS 2)

Nun Credited With Curing Boy’s Eye Disease Beatified At Newark Mass

The Archdiocese of Newark said Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich cured a boy’s macular degeneration in the 1960s, long after she died.

10/04/2014

Jail cells (file/credit: clipart.com)

Nurse, Convicted Killer Sentenced For Plot To Smuggle Heroin Into Newark Prison

A nurse and an inmate already doing hard time for murder were sentenced Friday for conspiring to bring 50 decks of heroin into Northern State Prison in Newark.

10/03/2014

Newark

Police: Newark Man Arrested In Violent Encounter With Security Guard, State Detective

Police have arrested a man wanted in connection with a violent encounter in Newark with a security guard at a rental car company and a New Jersey State Police detective.

10/01/2014

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Gives Personal Story At Addiction Summit

Gov. Chris Christie is the featured guest at a summit in Newark that focuses on the wide-ranging effects of drug addiction.

09/30/2014

Newark

Police Search For Suspect Who Crashed Stolen Car Into State Trooper’s Vehicle In Newark

The search continues for a suspect who police said stole a rental car in Newark, led officers on a chase and crashed into a state police cruiser.

09/30/2014

PATH trains pulls into the WTC station. (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

PATH Fares To Increase Wednesday

PATH passengers will need more cash to ride the trains between New Jersey and New York.

09/30/2014

FILE -- A small drone (Credit: Getty Images)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Cops Say Criminals Are Going High-Tech, Using Drones To Case Victims

The military uses drones to carry bombs or conduct surveillance, but anyone can buy a drone without a weapon that uses high-definition cameras and GPS, even criminals.

09/29/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Prosecutors: 1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Newark Shooting Friday Night

One man was killed and two people were wounded when shots rang out in Newark.

09/27/2014

PATH trains pulls into the WTC station. (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

PATH Service Restored To Normal After Saturday Morning Derailment

The Port Authority says PATH service is back to normal after earlier delays caused by a work train derailment.

09/27/2014

Newark store shooting Sept. 26 (CBS 2)

Owner Found Shot To Death In Back Of Newark Variety Store

Police were investigating Friday afternoon after a man was found shot to death in the back of a store in Newark.

09/26/2014

Playgrounds double as teacher parking lots at two elementary schools in Newark. (Credit: CBS 2)

Playgrounds Double As Teacher Parking Lots In Some Newark Schools

At the Lafayette Street elementary school in the Ironbound section of Newark, CBS 2 found students running around between parked cars – some of them even leaning against them during recess.

09/23/2014

(Credit: Freehold Township Police Department)

Police: Man Wanted For Attacking Women In Freehold Area Strikes Again

A suspect wanted in connection with a string of armed robberies in which the female victims were maced in their eyes has struck again in New Jersey, police said.

09/15/2014

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Feds: 22-Year-Old N.J. Man Posed As Girl To Stalk Other Girls Online

The 22-year-old Washington Township man faces one count each of stalking and sexual exploitation of a child. The exploitation count carries a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 15 years upon conviction.

09/13/2014

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