Guns turned in at a Dallas gun buyback event (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Essex County Churches Holding Gun Buyback Today And Tomorrow

After a number of successful guns for cash exchanges in New Jersey, another gun buyback is taking place today and Saturday in Essex County.


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8 Families Left Homeless After Orange, N.J. Fire

Eight displaced families were receiving help from the American Red Cross Saturday after a raging fire in Orange, N.J.


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4-Alarm Blaze In Orange Destroys Building, Displaces Residents

The fire started in a three-story building at 216 Main St., around 1:30 a.m. Residents said they woke up to thick black smoke pouring into their apartments and scrambled for safety.


A man fell as many as 30 feet from an escalator after the Giants game at MetLife Stadium on Sunday afternoon. (Credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut Man David Chupcavich Identified As Fan Who Fell From Escalator At MetLife Stadium

A spokesman said that 42-year-old David Chupcavich of Orange, Conn., was leaving the stadium in East Rutherford on Sunday when he fell over the side of the escalator. It’s not clear what caused him to fall.


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Newark Man Charged In Friday Night Stabbing Death Of Orange Man

Authorities in New Jersey are investigating the stabbing death of a man in Newark, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.


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Winds Topple Statue Of Jesus Atop NJ School Building

Newark Archdiocese spokesman James Goodness said the statue, which is about 25 years old, was a replacement for the school’s original statue, which also was toppled in a storm.


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Man In CT Adult Store Gets Stuck While Trying On ‘Love Cuffs’

After store employees and police tried to remove the handcuffs to no avail, they eventually were able to free the unidentified man’s wrists with bolt cutters, police said.


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Wintry Mix Could Affect Areas North And West Of I-287

Snow is expected to arrive around midday and will mix with and change to sleet and then rain in the afternoon. There is expected to be little or no accumulation on roads before the changeover in New York City.


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Seton Hall Cracks AP Top 25 For First Time Since 2001

Welcome back to the national spotlight, No. 24 Seton Hall.


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More Than A Dozen NJ Doctors Arrested In Alleged Kickback Scheme

Federal prosecutors say 15 doctors and other health care professionals says the physicians were paid to refer patients to Orange Community MRI, a scheme they say started as early as 2010.


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Thousands In The Hudson Valley Still Without Power

Utilities officials say customers could get their power back on any time between Wednesday and Saturday.


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With Wintry Weather & Snow On Its Way, Tri-State Residents Say ‘It’s Nuts’

Starting Saturday afternoon, a wintry mix is expected to hit the Tri-State Area.


Justin Mudge walks through the muddy interior of his great uncle's gun shop which was destroyed by flooding caused by Hurricane Irene on September 1, 2011 in Prattsville, NY.  (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

New York State Bar Association Offering Free Legal Advice To Irene Victims

Association President Vincent Doyle says volunteer lawyers will be available to answer questions about insurance, property disputes, landlord-tenant matters and general legal issues.


A farm truck and snowmobile moved by the flood waters from the Tropical Storm Irene sits in the middle of a farmers corn field along Rt.30 Schoharie, N.Y., Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Cuomo Creates $15 Million Fund For NY Farms Damaged By Irene

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Irene caused significant damage to the state’s agriculture. He said there is already $45 million in damage to farms in the state.


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Warning Issued For Cow Missing From Farm In Orange, CT

Don’t mess with the cow. That’s the word from Animal Control officials who are looking for a cow on the run from a farm near West Haven.