Pompton Lakes

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Garbage Luring Black Bears From The Woods In N.J.

With the warmer weather, black bears were starting to come out of their dens in northern New Jersey in search of food.


Bears are seen in Pompton Lakes, NJ - Mar 1, 2011 - Photo: Scott Santers for WCBS 880

Black Bears Have North Jersey Residents On Edge

It’s a wee bit early, but perhaps the recent warm spell has roused sleepy hungry bears and lured them from their winter dens.


Libyans shout anti-Kadhafi slogans during a demonstration in the eastern Libyan town of Derna (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Couple Reunites With NJ Family After Escaping Libyan Unrest

Two Pennsylvnia natives have arrived back home to the U.S., and are now staying with friends in New Jersey, after narrowly escaping the chaos and unrest in Libya.


A car is seen nearly submerged in a street in Little Falls, NJ - Mar 16, 2010 - Photo: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880

$3.4B Needed For Flooding Problems Along Passaic River

A panel has called for a moratorium on new construction in the basin’s flood plains, which span the eastern Highlands region, Pompton Valley and the Watchung Mountains.


Condo where Birth family lived. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Mom In Hospital After Husband Allegedly Kills Kids, Self

Investigators said 38-year-old Kurtis Birth pulled his children out of daycare and never returned home. His wife, Zoey Mendoza-Birth, called police and told them to check her in-law’s former home.


Condo where Birth family lived. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Friend: Pompton Lakes Dad Appeared Depressed

Police said 38-year-old Kurtis Birth pulled his kids out of daycare, drove them to his parents home on Skyview Road in Ringwood and shot them both dead before killing himself.