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Health Advocates Want All N.J. Minors Banned From Tanning Salons

The American Cancer Society says the rate of skin cancer, otherwise known as melanoma, has increased in the Garden State by 43 percent over the last 10 years and says indoor tanning booths are a major factor.


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N.J. ‘Tan Mom’ Case Sparks Witty Commentary From CBSNewYork Readers

News outlets across the country have been abuzz this week since news broke of Patricia Krentcil, the N.J. mother accused of bringing her 6-year-old daughter with her into a tanning booth.


Patricia Krentcil, accused of taking her young daughter into a tanning booth, appears in court on May 2, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Terminate Probation For Nutley ‘Tanning Mom’ Patricia Krentcil

The New Jersey mom accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter into a tanning booth is no longer on probation, according to court officials.


Patricia Krentcil, accused of taking her young daughter into a tanning booth, appears in court on May 2, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Nutley Mom Accused Of Putting 6-Year-Old Daughter In Tanning Bed Pleads Not Guilty

Patricia Krentcil, 44, appeared in Superior Court in Newark on Wednesday. She did not speak during her brief court appearance, except to say “Thank you, your honor, have a nice day.”


Patricia Krentcil of Nutley, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Mother Of 5 Accused Of Putting 6-Year-Old Daughter In Tanning Bed

Police said Patricia Krentcil put her young daughter in a tanning bed, but she told CBS 2 on Tuesday night that the whole thing was a big misunderstanding.


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Police Chase Ends When Suspects’ Van Slams Into Nutley Home

Police say they were chasing three men who they saw stealing motorcycles when the suspects somehow lost control of their van and plowed into the side of the home.


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N.J. Woman Makes Plea For Return Of Pet Maltese Stolen In Nutley Carjacking

Clutching her dog’s favorite toy, Lisa Villacari is making a desperate plea to the man who took off with her car, which was left running in front of a 7-Eleven on Monday. Her beloved 10-year-old dog, named Valentino, was inside the vehicle.


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Police Install License Readers That Scan In Real Time

In Nutley, N.J., the police department is installing automatic license plate readers in cop cars in order to scan plates in real time. Three cameras run the numbers to check for expired plates, to identify stolen vehicles and criminals with warrants.


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Possible Homemade Bomb Explosion Shakes N.J. Neighborhood

Was it a bomb? A huge explosion rocked a quiet New Jersey neighborhood on Tuesday night, frightening residents


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Explosion Rocks Nutley Neighborhood

No one was hurt and nothing was damaged, but the small explosion on Walnut Street last evening before 7 o’clock shook homes and scared folks right out of their skin.


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NJ Cop’s Wife Charged After Allegedly Trying To Run Him Over

The wife of former Nutley police officer Anthony Kulzy has been charged with aggravated assault after she allegedly ran him down with the family car on Sunday.


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Nutley Police Get Ready For Mischief Night

In Nutley, there’s a zero-tolerance policy in effect this year for any pranks this Mischief Night – the evening before Halloween. Since the infamous night falls on a Saturday this year, police are expecting the worst.


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N.J. Pharmaceutical Giant Tries To Boost Local Econ.

Sharing the wealth, trickle-down economics – whatever you want to call it, Hoffman La Roche is trying to help the little guy.