North Bergen

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

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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

North Bergen Fire

Fire Rips Through North Bergen Condo Complex, Displaces Over A Dozen

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.

01/01/2013

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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.

12/31/2012

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.

10/25/2012

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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.

10/13/2012

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.

09/12/2012

Bawer Aksal (credit: Badoo.com)

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.

08/28/2012

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.

01/11/2012

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