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Dog Needs New Family After Being Rescued From Ravine In New Jersey

Firefighters rushed to the the aid of a stranded dog, and they were able to pull her to safety. And now after a shave and some tender loving care, she is hoping to be rescued again.

03/26/2014

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Two Children Rescued After Apparent Hostage Situation In Bloomingdale, NJ

A SWAT team rushed into a home in Passaic County in New Jersey Tuesday morning after a report that a mother was holding her two children hostage.

03/25/2014

Camden, N.J., Battles Crime And Poverty In Effort To Revitalize Community

Study: A Quarter Of New Jersey Residents Live In Poverty

Twenty-five percent of New Jerseyans are living in poverty, according to a new study.

09/08/2013

Paterson Police Car (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Man Sentenced In Rape Of His Own Daughter

A New Jersey man already in prison for sexually assaulting one of his daughters has been sentenced to an additional 50 years for raping one of her siblings.

07/27/2013

Police on the scene of an apparent homicide in Little Falls, NJ on Monday, July 15, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Man Arrested On First-Degree Murder Charge For Little Falls Stabbing Death

One person is dead and a suspect is in custody after a tense standoff with police overnight in Little Falls.

07/15/2013

Casey Cole (Passaic County Prosecutor's Office)

Suspect Charged In Fatal Shooting Of NJ High School Student Due In Court

Casey Cole is held on $2 million bail, charged with felony murder, robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery.

07/01/2013

Cathy Ann DeBono (credit: NJ State Police)

ME: Body Found In N.J. Reservoir Is That Of Missing Oakland Woman

A West Milford police dive team doing a routine practice drill found her body inside a 2004 Toyota Camry at the bottom of the Monksville Reservoir in Passaic County around 3 p.m. Wednesday.

06/14/2013

A police dive team doing a drill in a reservoir near West Milford, N.J. found a car with human body parts inside on June 12, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Authorities Await ID Of Decomposed Body Found In N.J. Reservoir

The body was inside a Toyota Camry that was submerged in about 18 feet of water at the bottom of the Monksville Reservoir. The car was caked with mud and its front windshield and hood were smashed.

06/13/2013

Weapons collected at a gun buyback in Keansburg, N.J. - March 9, 2013 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

More Than 10,000 Guns Turned In Across NJ In Recent Months

The most recent gun buyback was held in Passaic County last weekend, where 853 weapons were collected.

05/08/2013

Northern New Jersey prosecutors announce more than 100 arrests in heroin ring bust, May 2, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NJ Prosecutors Post Photos Of Nearly 100 Alleged Heroin Users As Overdoses Spike

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli says the probe was prompted by what he says was an alarming increase in the number of fatal overdoses and overdoses.

05/02/2013

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Prosecutors Add Manslaughter Charge Against Mother Accused Of Beating Infant To Death

According to prosecutors, Karen Stewart, 21, of Prospect Park allegedly beat the boy to death because he would not stop crying.

04/02/2013

Traffic in New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Funding Lacking For Plan To Improve Safety On Hamburg Turnpike

The Hamburg Turnpike in New Jersey is dangerous, and a plan to fix it up has been in place for decades – but with very little means to do it.

02/23/2013

New York City Skyline (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

City Over Suburbs: More Young Parents Are Choosing To Live In NYC

In a striking reversal, growing numbers of young parents are choosing to live in New York City over suburbia, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.

02/17/2013

A NJ TRANSIT train collided with a truck hauling paint in Little Falls, NJ on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ TRANSIT Train Collides With Truck Hauling Paint In Little Falls

Several people were injured Wednesday morning when a NJ TRANSIT train collided with a tractor-trailer carrying buckets of paint.

01/30/2013

New Jersey St. Sen. Barbara Buono (credit: Buono For New Jersey)

Buono Wins Key Endorsements For N.J. Gubernatorial Bid

New Jersey State Sen. Barbara Buono’s young gubernatorial candidacy gained strength Monday, following endorsements in key northern counties and a call by Democratic leaders for unity in the November governor’s race.

01/28/2013

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