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Columbia Trail in High Bridge, N.J. (credit: Wayne Cabot / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: The Columbia Trail In High Bridge, N.J.

If you’re looking for great natural scenery, small town charm, and a maybe a bit of exercise, our latest One Tank Trips installment is for you.

06/12/2013

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Jury Finds NJ Dad Guilty In Death Of Baby Thrown Off Driscoll Bridge

Shamsidden Abdur-Raheem had his head down and showed no visible reaction as the verdict was read in state superior court in New Brunswick on Friday.

09/07/2012

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Letter From N.J. Dad Accused Of Throwing Baby Into Raritan River Read To Jury

Shamsidden Abdur-Raheem is charged with murder, attempted murder, kidnapping, aggravated assault and child endangerment.

08/24/2012

Victim's mother Carol Leonard (L), Victim Devine Nicholas and Victim's stepdad Frank Wright (R) (credit: CBS 2 | Handout)

Stepdad Of NJ Drowning Victim Suspects ‘Foul Play'; Autopsy Concludes Deaths Were ‘Accidental’

Investigators are still trying to figure out how the best friends — 11-year-old Devine Nicholas and 10-year-old Francisco Perera — ended up being pulled out of the waters of the Raritan in New Brunswick.

08/07/2012

Flooding at the superfund site caused by Hurricane Irene. (credit: epa.gov)

Cleanup Resumes At American Cyanamid Superfund Site In Bridgewater

According to EPA spokesperson Bonnie Bellow, about 200 million gallons of water flooded the property and electricity was “totally knocked out” by the storms.

10/07/2011

Houses are seen on Fairfield Beach Road following Irene - Fairfield, CT - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Presses For Federal Help After Irene

Gov. Dan Malloy says he is pressing the federal government to help Connecticut assess damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.

08/30/2011

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Serious Flooding Concerns Remain In N.J.

Floodwaters rose all across New Jersey, closing roads from side streets to major highways as Irene, the first hurricane to make landfall in the state in more than a century, weakened and moved on, leaving more than 600,000 homes and businesses without power.

08/28/2011

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Raritan River In Central New Jersey Set To Become Hot Fishing Spot

Thanks to a pollution settlement from a lawsuit, the state now has money to rip out three dams in the Raritan River in Somerset County.

07/24/2011

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New Documentary Focuses On Efforts To Restore And Revitalize Raritan River

“Rescuing a River: The Raritan” will be shown Tuesday night at the Forum Theatre in Metuchen before airing Wednesday on NJN.

06/14/2011

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NJ Dad Pleads Not Guilty To Throwing Child Off Bridge

Shamsid-Din Abdur-Raheem entered his plea Tuesday in a New Brunswick courtroom. He is charged with murder and five other counts related to the infant’s abduction and death.

09/14/2010

Zara Malani-Lin Abdur-Raheem

N.J. Dad Indicted In Death Of Baby Thrown Off Bridge

A New Jersey father was indicted Monday on kidnapping and murder charges for allegedly throwing his infant daughter off a bridge and into the Raritan River in February.

08/16/2010