Passaic County

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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

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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

Gas Line in Manalapan, New Jersey (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Gas Rationing In Effect As New Jersey Deals With Sandy’s Aftermath

If you’re planning to line up for gas Saturday, you had better check your license plate first.

CBS New York–11/03/2012

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Two N.J. Chimney, Gutter Cleaners Accused Of Ripping Off Customers

Customers filed over 50 complaints against Bergen County and Passaic County-based AAA Reliable and Old Reliable Construction.

08/02/2012

Passaic Police Vehicle (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Passaic County Cities Get Grants For Public Safety

The city of Paterson got $135,000; Passaic got $57,000; and $18,000 went to Clifton.

07/13/2012

A man walks through the rain during an intense afternoon thunderstorm on June 22, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Midst Of Heat Wave, Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect For Tri-State Area Until 8:00 P.M.

In the midst of the second extreme heat wave of the summer, some relief could be on the way in the form of rain. But that rain could potentially be dangerous.

07/01/2012

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Clifton High School Teacher Accused Of Having Sexual Relationship With Student

Investigators determined Kristin Leone, 26, who teaches history at Clifton High School, engaged in sexual conduct with the boy on at least two separate occasions.

05/09/2012

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Woodland Park Cop Accused Of Luring 12-Year-Old Girl For ‘Sexual Purpose’

Woodland Park Police Officer Steven E. Vigorito, Jr. is facing charges of attempted aggravated sexual assault and enticing a 12-year-old girl, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office said Wednesday.

04/25/2012

A brush fire burns in Suffolk County on April 9, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Wind-Fueled Brush Fires Continue To Wreak Havoc On L.I.; NYC, Southern N.J. Also Battling Flames

Several major brush fires continued to burn Monday night in the Tri-State Area. Among the most serious is a fire in Suffolk County, where officials spent the evening coordinating efforts with state authorities and the National Guard.

04/09/2012

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Police: 2 Pedestrians Killed In Clifton Hit-And-Run

A witness saw the accident, but could provide little detail on the car, which quickly fled the scene.

03/17/2012

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Smash And Grab Burglars Hit Businesses In Bergen, Passaic Counties

Police are trying to determine if there’s a connection to a rash of smash and grab burglaries in three northern New Jersey towns.

01/23/2012

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Passaic Man Sentenced In Fatal Metal Pipe Beating

Twenty-eight-year-old Jose Maldonado-Rodriguez of Passaic must serve 85 percent of the term imposed Friday before he becomes eligible for parole.

01/21/2012

N.J. break-ins

Rash Of Violent Break-Ins In Northern N.J. Targeting Jewelry, Cash

Dozens of burglaries across Bergen and Passaic counties have residents on edge. The break-ins are violent. Burglars are smashing sliding glass doors and quickly walking off with jewelry and cash.

01/19/2012

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