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Plainfield Woman Severely Burned After Refrigerator Explodes In Home

Martiza Matea suffered burns on about 60 percent of her body after the unit’s compressor apparently exploded around 7 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said.

07/18/2012

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14-Year-Old Plainfield Boy Charged In Deadly Stabbing

The teen was arrested several hours after the stabbing around 7 p.m. Tuesday on Watchung Avenue.

04/19/2012

Budget issues could result in the closing of two Westchester police departments. (Credit:CBS2)

Budget Problems Could Close Two Westchester Police Departments

Big budgets and rising taxes could soon send two Westchester police departments into extinction.

02/01/2012

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Work To Start On Wood-Burning Power Plant In Connecticut

Have you ever wondered what happens to construction debris? In Connecticut, a lot of money is spent shipping it to landfills out of state.

08/24/2011

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New Jersey Man Shot Trying To Enter Plainfield Home

A resident shot and killed a man who attempted to illegally enter a home in Plainfield early Monday, authorities said.

08/01/2011

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Owner Of Plainfield Grocery Store Killed In Shooting

Police in New Jersey are investigating a shooting at a family owned grocery store in Plainfield.

07/03/2011

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Want A Good Deal On A Home In N.J.? Foreclosures Proving Appealing

Home foreclosures have skyrocketed since the financial crisis of 2007. And experts say now, more people than ever are stepping up and buying those houses.

05/23/2011

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Rival Plainfield Gangs Call Truce In Summit At IHOP Ending A Violent 18-Month Feud

Five members from two rival Plainfield gangs got together to end an 18-month feud that has claimed 15 lives.

05/20/2011

Communications clerk Angel Castro monitors a remote surveillance camera view in the newly-opened Surveillance Operations Center - Newark, NJ - July 1, 2008 - Photo: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

New Jersey Cities Getting Grants For Crime Fighting Technology

17 cities are getting federal grant money to install cameras and license plate readers, and people to check those systems.

04/06/2011

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Police: Bodies Found In Brooklyn Are Missing N.J. Couple

Richmond police say a New Jersey couple who went missing last month during a trip to Virginia have been found dead in New York.
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03/10/2011

Police in New Jersey and Virginia are searching for Evande Orna and Troy Edwards, who they say disappeared under 'suspicious circumstances.' (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigate ‘Suspicious’ Disappearance Of NJ Couple

A 39-year-old New Jersey woman and her boyfriend vanished under mysterious circumstances, and now woman’s desperate mother is asking for help finding her.

03/04/2011

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Man Struck, Injured By NJ Transit Train

New Jersey Transit says a man was critically injured early Saturday when he was struck by a train in northern New Jersey.

01/29/2011

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NJ Firefighter Arrested After Striking 5 Cars

Plainfield firefighter Michael Gillette faces multiple charges in two towns.

12/01/2010

Spencer Cadogan, 17, was shot and killed in Plainfield, NJ in what family and witnesses call a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Mother Of Slain Plainfield Teen Makes Desperate Plea

The search is on for the killer of a teenager from Plainfield, New Jersey. Family and friends say the 17-year-old was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

11/12/2010

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