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New Jersey Outage

Transformer Explosion Knocks Out Power In Northern N.J.

An estimated 12,000 customers were without power in New Jersey Monday afternoon after a transformer blew up.

12/16/2013

Oxford University

3 Tri-State Area Students Headed To Oxford On Rhodes Scholarships

Three Tri-State Area college students are among the 32 students who have won prestigious Rhodes scholarships this year.

11/24/2013

Bawer Aksal (credit: Badoo.com)

N.J. Man Asks Court To Toss Conviction For Groping Woman On Flight

A North Bergen, N.J. man convicted of sexually abusing a sleeping woman on a cross-country flight filed this weekend to have his conviction thrown out.

10/13/2013

A five-alarm fire in North Bergen, N.J., displaced about 200 people. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: North Bergen Apartment Building Should Be Torn Down After Fire

Authorities on Wednesday said a five-story building in North Bergen, N.J. should be demolished, following severe damage from an extra-alarm fire last weekend.

10/02/2013

Route 3 fatal crash, August 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Survivor Of Fatal Crash On Route 3 In North Bergen Released From Hospital

The early Saturday morning crash left three people dead and two others injured. The second survivor remains hospitalized in critical condition but is expected to survive.

08/11/2013

Hudson County Crash

3 Dead, 2 Injured In Crash Along Route 3 In North Bergen, N.J.

A nasty crash in Hudson County, N.J. left two people dead and three others in critical condition early Saturday.

08/10/2013

Vigil for Angelie Paredes, the 8-month-old killed in what police have called a distracted driving incident last week in West New York. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Prayer Vigil Held For 8-Month-Old Killed In Distracted Driving Incident

Angelie Paredes’ father issued a plea on Facebook for drivers to put down the cellphone.

08/04/2013

North Bergen, N.J. Children Fall

2 Children Plummet 3 Stories From North Bergen, N.J. Apartment Window

Two children were hospitalized Tuesday night, after falling three stories from their apartment window in North Bergen, N.J.

06/25/2013

Hudson County Backpack Ban

Hudson County, N.J., Bans Backpacks, Coolers For Fireworks Show

A new security measure could change your Fourth of July plans. Hudson County, N.J., has decided to ban anyone from taking a bag or cooler into the main viewing areas to see the Macy’s fireworks show on the Hudson River.

06/25/2013

FILE - These undated mug shots provided by the U.S. Marshals show Carlos Eduardo Almonte (L) and Mohamed Mahmood Alessa. (credit: U.S. Marshals)

Admitted Would-Be Terrorists Face Sentencing Hearing In Newark

Mohamed Mahmood Alessa and Carlos Eduardo Almonte pleaded guilty in March 2011 for conspiring to join al-Shabab, a terror group affiliated with al Qaeda.

04/15/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

New Jersey Teen Accused Of Sexual Assault In Vermont

A teenager from Northern New Jersey was being held in Vermont Tuesday, on charges that he sexually assaulted a woman.

04/07/2013

Crosswalk in North Bergen - March 22, 2013 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

New Jersey Towns Cracking Down On Drivers At Crosswalks

Next time you’re driving past a crosswalk, make sure you come to a full stop or else it could come with a hefty price tag.

03/22/2013

Sami Omar (credit: Handout via CBS 2)

George Washington Bridge Security Guard Accused Of Smoking Marijuana On Duty

Guard Sami Omar, of North Bergen, N.J., denied smoking the drug, but police said a search of his post uncovered marijuana in a bag and cigarette.

03/21/2013

Person Smoking Outside (file / credit: clipart.com)

Hudson County, Several Towns Enact Smoking Bans To Mixed Reaction

Smoking bans were enacted in several parts of Hudson and Bergen Counties this week and the reaction has been mixed.

03/15/2013

The cast and creator of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" celebrate the show's 300th episode - Sep. 17, 2012 (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

N.J. Gives ‘SVU’ Tax Credit It Sought Before Leaving For N.Y.C.

After 10 years shooting in North Bergen, the show moved across the Hudson River after Gov. Chris Christie in 2010 called for an end to the tax breaks.

01/16/2013

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