Pompton Lakes

Pompton Lakes Dam (credit: CBS 2)

Federal Government Seeks Damage From Pompton Lakes DuPont Plant Pollution

The federal government is seeking damages from DuPont for pollution at the company’s 600-acre property in northern New Jersey where it made ammunition for both world wars.

11/28/2014

Jersey Shore

High Winds, Intense Waves Slam Jersey Shore As Sandy Bears Down

The storm is forecast to linger for 36 hours, according to experts. The prolonged event means high tides will complicate the effects of the storm.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Gov. Chris Christie Holds News Conference Oct. 28, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Christie Warns Against Complacency As Residents Still Cleaning Up From Irene Brace For Damage

While the exact track of the Category One storm is still unclear, “it’s going to make landfall in New Jersey, that’s clear,” Christie told reporters Sunday afternoon.

10/28/2012

Dr. Richard Kaul (file / credit: New Jersey Spine & Rehabilitation Center)

Doctor Convicted Of Manslaughter Performs Back Surgery In North Jersey

The state Attorney General’s Office said Dr. Richard Kaul is putting the public in “imminent danger” while working out of a one-room surgical office in Pompton Lakes. A patient of his in England died during routine dental work.

05/09/2012

Flooding is seen after Irene from Chopper 880 - Wayne, NJ - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Flood-Damaged Homes In NJ To Be Bought Out By FEMA

Many in New Jersey are fed up with the frequent flooding in their area and want out.

12/09/2011

Flood damage hit Little Falls in September of 2011 . (credit: CBS 2)

Federal Aid On Its Way For Flood Victims In NY, NJ

As flood victims continue to clean up after Hurricane Irene and rain from Tropical Storm Lee, there is some good news from federal officials.

09/14/2011

Waterlogged furniture sits on along Riverside Drive as a trash bag floats in floodwaters in Wayne, N.J., where the Passaic River has overflowed its banks and reached a community for the fourth time in six months following a storm, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Passaic, Pompton River Flooding Still Poses Threat In NJ

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.

09/09/2011

Rains and the cresting of nearby waters caused flooding in front of the Hi-Tech auto shop at Farmingdale Rd., and Pompton Plains circle on August 29, 2011 in Wayne, New Jersey. (credit:  Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Flooding Remains Major Concern For NJ Residents After Irene

New Jersey rivers busted out of their banks Monday, causing record floods in some places and leaving residents elsewhere frustrated.

08/29/2011

A Pompton Lakes house that exploded in an evacuated flood zone in Pompton Lakes, NJ on Aug. 29, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Rising Flood Waters Devastate Pompton Lakes; Flooded Home Explodes

A house in the middle of a flood zone in Pompton Lakes exploded early Monday, sending clouds of smoke and flames into the air.

08/29/2011

New Jersey Flooding (credit: CBS 2)

Flood Waters Receding, But N.J. Residents Still Furious

As flood-prone areas of New Jersey began drying out Tuesday, angry residents of flooded areas called again on New Jersey’s leaders to do more to keep their roads and homes dry.

04/19/2011

Chopper 2HD over flooding in Wayne, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Flooding Continues In Parts Of Garden State

Forecasters said minor to moderate flooding will continue along the Passaic River at Pine Brook and Little Falls and the Rockaway River at Boonton until they begin to recede Tuesday.

04/18/2011

Heavy rains over the weekend had already caused flooding concerns in Lincoln Park before even more rain drenched the area Thursday. (Credit: CBS 2)

Flood Fears Intensify As Rain Continues To Drench New Jersey

Heavy rains drenched already flood-weary communities in New Jersey on Thursday, forcing thousands of residents to prepare for disaster.

03/10/2011

Great Falls in Paterson, NJ (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

N.J. Braces For Even More Flooding, Thanks To Thursday Deluge

Thousands of residents in flood-prone neighborhoods across New Jersey were bracing themselves for additional rain headed into the area.

03/09/2011

Flooding in Little Falls, NJ (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

N.J. Residents Deal With Rising Waters With More Rain On The Way

Forecasters said between one and three inches of rain could soak the state Thursday and flooding could continue into Friday evening.

03/08/2011

Flooding wash-out damage along Metro-North tracks on Danbury line (credit: Metro-North)

Rains Subside, But Tri-State Flooding Problems Remain

The rain moved out Monday morning but it left its mark across the Tri-State.

03/07/2011

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