Rising rivers flooded roadways in some of the same communities hit hard by Hurricane Irene as several hundred New Jersey residents remained in shelters Friday, waiting for waters from Tropical Storm Lee to recede.
The situation has become bitterly familiar along the swollen Passaic River: More rain, and more flooding.
A flood warning is in effect for many parts of New Jersey. The rain that began Tuesday will continue to fall in the saturated region through Thursday.
“A lot of people don’t have nothing. Nothing, nothing, nothing,” business owner Manuel Benitez told CBS 2′s Dave Carlin.
Sherwood Schwartz, writer-creator of two of the best-remembered TV series of the 1960s and 1970s, “Gilligan’s Island” and “The Brady Bunch,” has died at age 94. He was born in New Jersey and grew up in New York.
Police said they were called to the school just before 7:30 a.m. after a fight broke out between three or four people outside a Passaic Avenue apartment building across the street.
17 cities are getting federal grant money to install cameras and license plate readers, and people to check those systems.
Authorities in northern New Jersey still don’t know what caused an apartment building fire that injured five people and displaced dozens of residents.
State troopers and emergency responders will be conducting drills throughout Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Passaic, Morris, Union and Middlesex counties until Friday.
Workers at a New Jersey factory fear they could lose their jobs if the Girl Scouts of the United States of America takes its business to China.
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) – Budget cuts have cost funding to after-school programs that serve nearly 9,000 children of the working poor in New Jersey.
A 9-year-old boy and his 14-year-old cousin who went missing Monday night in Passaic have been found.