A pile driver tipped over and took down power lines in Ridgefield, New Jersey on Wednesday, July 15. (Credit: CBS2)

Construction Equipment Tips Over, Takes Down Power Lines In Ridgefield, N.J.

A piece of construction equipment tipped over and took down power lines in Ridgefield, New Jersey Wednesday, cutting power to hundreds of customers.


Benjamin Seitz  (family photo)

Ridgefield Man Avoids Jail Time In Hot Car Death Of 15-Month-Old Son

Kyle Seitz received a conditional discharge and was spared prison time and probation at his sentencing Thursday in Danbury Superior Court.


Benjamin Seitz  (family photo)

Ridgefield, Conn. Man Pleads, Is Deemed Guilty In Death Of 15-Month-Old Son In Hot Car

A Connecticut man accused of causing his 15-month-old son’s death by leaving the boy in a hot car has entered a plea that has led to his being deemed guilty.


Benjamin Seitz  (family photo)

Connecticut Man Charged In Death Of 15-Month-Old Son In Hot Car

Homicide charges were filed against a Connecticut father Tuesday, after his 15-month-old son died in a hot car this past summer.


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Connecticut Mother Charged After Toddler Left In Car Overnight

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Bristol woman faces charges after her 2-year-old daughter was left overnight in a car. The girl was taken to a hospital for evaluation Saturday morning after being found […]


A tractor-trailer is seen  hanging off an overpass after it crashed through a guardrail and caught fire along the New Jersey Turnpike on Aug. 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Driver Critically Injured In NJ Turnpike Crash That Left Tractor-Trailer Dangling Off Roadway

Emergency crews have rescued a truck driver who fell into a creek after his tractor-trailer crashed through a guardrail and caught fire along the New Jersey Turnpike.


Police Investigating After Toddler Dies In Hot Car In Ridgefield

Captain Jeff Kreitz said the baby had been left inside the car for an extended period of time, but would not elaborate on just how long it had been.


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Stories From Main Street: Using A Robot To Help Engage Autistic Children

The humanoid robot made by a French company helps children with autism at Shaler Academy in Ridgefield, N.J.


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Family: Girl, 13, Has Been Missing From Ridgefield, N.J. Home Since Tuesday

A 13-year-old girl from Bergen County, N.J. has been missing since Tuesday morning, and her family was getting desperate a day and a half later.


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AMBER Alert Canceled For 5-Year-Old Boy In Connecticut

An AMBER Alert was issued in Connecticut Sunday night for a 5-year-old boy, who was taken by his father from Ridgefield, Conn.


N.J. Turnpike Marsh Rescue

Rescuers Work To Get Person Out Of Marsh Off N.J. Turnpike

A rescue operation was underway late Tuesday off the New Jersey Turnpike in Ridgefield.


Post-Sandy Pen Pals

Post-Sandy Pen Pals From Connecticut, Queens Meet For The First Time

There is nothing better than kids helping kids, and for months, fifth graders from Connecticut have been helping a school in Far Rockaway hit by Superstorm Sandy.


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Report: Fatal Police Shooting Under Investigation In Connecticut

State police officers are investigating circumstances surrounding the incident at the request of the Danbury state attorney and Ridgefield police chief.


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More New Jersey Towns Look To Install Lightning Detection Systems

Three people died in New Jersey last year after being struck by lightning. So, now some towns are investing money on systems that can do a better job detecting dangerous storms.


Sandy Hook Elementary School

Sandy Hook-Related Movie Facing Opposition In Ridgefield

A Connecticut town official said he’ll do everything he can to prevent a TV movie related to the Newtown school shootings from being filmed in his community.