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NJ Child Sex Assault Suspect Arrested In Texas

Authorities believe Romero had been in Honduras since fleeing the country in June 2012 after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl, prosecutors said.


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Man Charged With Killing Mother In Plainfield, N.J.

A Plainfield, N.J., man was arrested early Monday and charged with the death of his mother – in the first homicide in Union County this year.


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Teen Arrested In Shooting That Wounded 5-Year-Old Boy In New Jersey

Attempted murder charges were filed Saturday against an 18-year-old man from North Plainfield, N.J., who allegedly opened fire on a Plainfield street and shot a 5-year-old boy in the face this week.


Shenta Ford talks about how her son Jasir Gibbson was shot. (credit: CBS 2 | Handout)

5-Year-Old New Jersey Boy Struck In The Face By Stray Bullet

Police are searching for a suspect who opened fire on a Plainfield street on Thursday afternoon.


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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.


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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.


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Budget Problems Could Close Two Westchester Police Departments

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.