Ridgewood

Investigators outside a building in Queens where a body was found buried in the backyard on April 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Body Identified As That Of Missing Man; Suspect Charged

Derek Tudor, the 27-year-old son of Frank Soucie’s longtime live-in girlfriend, said he suffocated Soucie, police said.

05/01/2013

Ridgewood, NJ student Brigid Miniter confirmed by Pope Francis. (credit: Glen McCall via CBS 2)

Ridgewood Catholic School Students Confirmed By Pope Francis Back From Rome

Brigid Miniter, 14, and Anthony Merejo, 17, of Ridgewood are home with memories and pictures from the ceremony at the Vatican.

05/01/2013

Ridgewood Queens Body Found

Body Found Buried In Missing Man’s Backyard In Ridgewood, Queens

Police did not immediately identify the body, but it was found outside 1866 Putnam Ave. That is the address of Frank Soucie, 60, who was reported missing by his girlfriend who resides with him.

04/30/2013

Forest Hills

Continuing Rash Of Burglaries Keep Queens Residents On Edge

The Ridgewood and Forest Hills sections of Queens were on alert Wednesday night, after thieves ransacked 14 homes in just two months.

04/30/2013

A pregnant woman and her son were struck by a car in Ridgewood, N.J. on April 25, 2013 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Pregnant Mom, Son Struck By Car While Crossing Street In Ridgewood

Police said the woman, who is seven months pregnant, was walking her 5-year-old son to school along with the boy’s 4-year-old brother who was in a stroller.

04/25/2013

Anthony Merejo, Brigid Miniter

2 N.J. Teens Headed To Rome To Be Confirmed Personally By Pope Francis

Two New Jersey teens were set to embark Tuesday on the biggest journey of their lives – a trip to Rome to be confirmed into the Roman Catholic Church by Pope Francis himself.

04/23/2013

Students cross the street at Somerville Elementary School. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Elementary Students Get Threatening Chain Letter-Style Text

The principal of Somerville Elementary School described the text as being “not sexual”…but “quite graphic” and “violent.”

03/21/2013

Ridgewood High School (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

NJ High School Students Could Face Child Porn Charges For Sharing Nude Photos

A sexting scandal at a New Jersey high school has officials warning students that they could face criminal charges.

03/14/2013

Phamacist Prakash Deshpande injects Judith Echevarria with influenza vaccine at a Manhattan pharmacy - Jan. 14, 2013 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Flu Kills Four New Jersey Children, Wreaks Havoc In Hospitals

Influenza is running rampant. It hit early and hard and it’s showing no signs of letting up.

01/25/2013

Queens Police-Involved Shooting Scene (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Shot Dead By Officers Pulled Air Pistol That Looked Like Gun

The suspect pulled what looked like a Glock 19 semi-automatic handgun, police said. It was actually a Walther CP99 compressed air pistol, but was designed to look like a Glock, police said.

12/09/2012

Hurricane Sandy power problems

Power Companies To Customers With Big Post-Sandy Bills: Read Your Own Meters

Power customers across the Tri-State Area were thoroughly displeased after getting huge bills for estimated usage this month despite losing power, and then being asked to read their own meters to correct the situation.

11/28/2012

Dr. Roberto Rivera

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Doc Accused Of Stockpiling Bomb-Making Materials, Weapons

He’s a doctor and a passionate supporter of the Occupy Wall Street movement, but prosecutors say the New Jersey physician was hiding something in his apartment that could have proved deadly.

11/20/2012

Silent Barn

DIY Music, Art Space To Reopen In Brooklyn After Shutdown, Burglary In Queens

The Silent Barn do-it-yourself art collective will be moving to a new space in Bushwick, Brooklyn, after its location in Queens was shut down by police and later saw all its equipment stolen.

11/18/2012

Crime Scene Generic

Ridgewood, NJ Man Arrested, Allegedly Found With Guns And Bomb Making Materials

Sixty-year-old Roberto Rivera, of Ridgewood, faces several charges, including possession of a destructive device and recklessly creating a risk of widespread injury. His bail was set at $1 million cash. It wasn’t known Saturday if he had retained a lawyer.

11/17/2012

Ridgewood Power Lines

Woman Climbs Over Live Power Lines To Get Into Home In New Jersey

The nor’easter Wednesday night just added to power problems in many areas, including Ridgewood, N.J., where power has been out for 10 days and one woman was left dodging live wires just to get into her house.

11/07/2012

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