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Multi-Alarm Fire Contained At Hudson River Apartment Building

North Hudson Regional Fire Deputy Chief Charles Thomas says more than 100 firefighters are battling a fire at the Roc Harbour housing complex in North Bergen.


Hudson-Bergen Light Rail train in Hoboken - Oct. 25, 2012 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Getting Money To Study Improvements

It was announced Thursday that the Hudson Bergen Light Rail system has received a $400,000 grant.


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NJ Couple Indicted On Murder Charges In Death Of Guttenberg Deli Owner

A northern New Jersey man and his girlfriend have been indicted on felony murder charges in the death of a deli owner who was stabbed more than 40 times during a robbery earlier this year.


Former Public Works Superintendent James Wiley (credit: Handout)

Fmr. North Bergen Public Works Superintendent Admits Using City Employees For Private Work

James Wiley says he used employees on his home to build an addition, install a hot tub, and put in new pavement while having the town picked up the tab.


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Lawyer: NJ Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Fellow Air Traveler Denies Charges

The North Bergen man accused of sexually abusing a fellow passenger on a flight from Phoenix to Newark last week is waiting to see if he’ll be granted bail. A female passenger said when she woke up, Bawer Aksal, 58, had his hands inside her clothing. The naturalized U.S. citizen originally from Turkey denies the charges against him.


The North Hudson regional fire department responds to a blaze - North Bergen, NJ - Jan 11, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Crews To Monitor North Bergen Building Fire Into Thursday

Heavy smoke and flames could be seen shooting from the roof as crews work to extinguish the fire and keep the blaze from spreading to nearby structures.


FILE - A sample of a New Jersey driver's licence (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

40 Indicted In NJ For Allegedly Selling Black Market Driver’s Licenses

Authorities say the licenses were sold to unauthorized persons for thousands of dollars out of the East Orange, Edison, Jersey City, Lodi and North Bergen motor vehicle offices.


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Construction Accident Kills NJ Worker Saturday

Police said the man was partially decapitated in the accident.


FILE - A man after an operation on his left knee. (Photo credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

New Device Could Help Doctors Monitor Patient’s Prosthetic Joints, Implants

North Bergen orthopedic surgeon Dr. Lee Berger has designed the Ortho-tag, a chip programmed with patient information that can be scanned from outside the body with the wave of a wand.


A surveillance camera caught nurse's aide Julia Galvan allegedly beating patient Modesto Alvarado, 87, at a North Bergen nursing home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse’s Aide Accused Of Beating Patient At NJ Nursing Home

Police are investigating an attack on an elderly nursing home resident in New Jersey in the last hours of her life – and a surveillance camera captured the abuse.


Desert Storm veteran Sean Vassallo (right), was paralyzed in a car accident in 2008 and needs constant care. Now his wife is fighting to keep their home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Housing Authority Suspends Eviction Of Disabled NJ Vet

The wife of a paralyzed veteran said an effort to evict them from their home is unfair, but housing officials say the wife is responsible for the trouble.


Desert Storm veteran Sean Vassallo (right), was paralyzed in a car accident in 2008 and needs constant care. Now his wife is fighting to keep their home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Paralyzed Desert Storm Vet Fighting To Keep His Home

A paralyzed veteran who once fought for his country is now fighting to keep his home. The North Bergen Housing Authority is trying to evict the former marine because he’s getting help from a friend.


Jose Henriquez smiles after being rescued from the collapsed San Jose gold and copper mine (AP Photo/Alex Ibanez, Chilean Presidential Press Office)

Rescue Completed As Last Chilean Miner Emerges

The last of the Chilean miners, the foreman who held them together when they were feared lost, was raised from the depths of the earth Wednesday night completing the rescue.


Byung Ho Choi, left, and Youngil Kim (Police Photo)

Queens Men Accused Of Trying To Steal Cooking Oil

Police say they caught Youngil Kim and Byung Ho Choi sucking 700 gallons of grease from two storage tanks behind a Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurant in North Bergen Monday.


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North Bergen Parking Lot Poses Danger To Pedestrians

In order to avoid a backup at a traffic light, drivers have been cutting through the parking lot of the Toys “R” Us in North Bergen.

CBS 2–08/06/2010