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About 24,000 PSE&G customers lost power on Nov. 21, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

North Jersey Residents Infuriated By Repeated Power Outages

Something is taking all the air out of the holiday spirit in northern New Jersey, as electric power suddenly has become less than dependable.

12/17/2013

Jersey City Baby In Trash BIG DL

Newborn Found In N.J. Trash Bag Healthy Enough To Leave Hospital

He was found August 31 by three boys playing behind an apartment building. Hospital official say the baby, now called Kenneth, was born 11 to 12 weeks premature. He weighs about four pounds, which they say is normal for a premature baby his age.

10/12/2013

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Dental Records Confirm Body Found In Delaware River Is North Jersey Man

The 38-year-old Summit resident vanished on June 29. Authorities have said West and his 14-year-old daughter were on a group trip when their rafts overturned in very rough water.

07/06/2013

New Jersey child luring suspect sketches (credit: Police Handouts)

Attempted Child Lurings In North Jersey Continue, Incident Reported In New Milford

Police in New Jersey are investigating calls about another luring attempt in New Milford.

10/20/2012

Rahway Police Cruiser (Credit: www.rahwaypolice.com)

Prosecutors: 17-Year-Old Boy Fatally Stabbed In Large Brawl In Rahway

Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow said that responding police officers found Jose Pacheco-Holly suffering from various stab wounds. He was taken to a hospital but died there a short time later.

07/07/2012

Armando Benitez (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Former Met, Yankee Armando Benitez Resurfaces With Independent Long Island Ducks

One of the most ridiculed and criticized — yet successful — closers in Mets history is making a comeback. Good ol’ Armando Benitez has resurfaced with none other than the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League.

05/25/2012

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit: CBS 2)

One Shot To Death, Another Wounded At Club Sensations In Newark

Prosecutors said that one man was shot to death and a security guard was wounded when gunfire erupted at a social club in northern New Jersey. It was not immediately clear what caused the shootings at Club Sensations in Newark.

05/12/2012

New Jersey State Police (file / credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Three North Jersey Commanders Reassigned In Light Of High-Speed Police Escort

The commander of the troop overseeing Northern New Jersey, Maj. Robert Catullo, has been reassigned after a high-speed police escort scandal, as has his deputy commander, Capt. Michael Cerisano, as well as a regional commander, Capt. Warren Moore.

04/29/2012

Continental Airlines Arena (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Keidel: A Look Back At 36 Years of ‘Net’ Losses In New Jersey

The New Jersey Nets, who went 1,186-1,634 and never had an identity while they toiled in the frigid marsh of North Jersey, will move to Brooklyn next year hoping to find one.

04/25/2012

Pompton Lake Dam (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Report: Dam And Floodgate System In North Jersey Isn’t Responsible For Flooding

The nearly 600-page report found that the Pompton Lakes Dam floodgates worked correctly during Hurricane Irene last August and during flooding in March of 2010 and March of 2011.

04/12/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Bergen County Legislators Want Equitable Funding For North Jersey Institutions

Bergen County legislators are saying that they will only support Gov. Christie’s education legislation if it includes as much as half-a-billion dollars for various colleges and institutions in North Jersey.

03/27/2012

Hookah Bar (file / credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Paterson, N.J. Increases Inspections Of Hookah Bars

Several towns in north Jersey are trying to crackdown on certain smoking lounges, which have turned into teenage hangouts.

05/17/2011

James Bond Gang

N.J. Police: Hide Your Jewelry Elsewhere Besides Your Bedroom

As word spreads that a string of burglaries in North Jersey and Rockland County might be the work of the new James Bond gang or an offshoot, Bergen County police are hoping that people will take simple steps to avoid becoming victims.

04/30/2011

Crime Scene Generic

North Jersey Police Join Forces To Stem Violence

Twelve law enforcement agencies are joining forces to stem a spike in violent crime in northern New Jersey. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert Laurino called for cooperation after 167 police officers were laid off in Newark.

12/09/2010