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New Jersey Opens Review After 3 Teens Escape From Detention Facility

The boys — a 15-year-old and two 17-year-olds — are believed to be in the Newark area after they fled from the minimum-security Green Residential Community Home in Ringwood on Sunday.


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Police: 3 Newark Teens Escape From Detention Facility, Carjack Van

Police searched Monday for three teenage boys who they say escaped from a New Jersey detention center over the weekend after attacking an employee, stealing his keys and carjacking his van with a sleeping woman inside.


A bear cub's head got stuck in a cookie jar in Ringwood, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bear Cub Recovering After Getting Head Stuck In Jar In Ringwood, N.J.

In a scene seemingly right out of “Winnie the Pooh,” a curious and apparently hungry bear cub got his head stuck in a cookie jar he found in the trash in Ringwood, New Jersey late last week.


Vincent Rende, 9, saved his family from a Thanksgiving fire that destroyed their Ringwood, N.J. home. (Credit CBS 2)

Boy, 9, Saves Family From Devastating Thanksgiving Fire

A Ringwood, New Jersey home was destroyed by a fire but the family that it belonged to made it out safely thanks to a quick-thinking young boy.


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6-Pound Dog Chases Bear Out Of New Jersey Home

A New Jersey woman sitting home recovering from a recent car accident suffered through some new frightening moments this week, as a bear walked right into her house.


View from the Ramapo fire tower - Ringwood, NJ - Mar 12, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Fire Warden Keeps Watch On Passaic, Bergen Counties

The forest fire risk is high in New Jersey and WCBS 880 reporter Peter Haskell paid a visit to the state’s forest fire service up in Ringwood.


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North Jersey Burglary Spree Winds Down In Some Places

The numbers speak for themselves. From November to January, there were 42 burglaries in Wayne. Since three suspects were arrested last month, there have been just two burglaries.


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Rash Of Violent Break-Ins In Northern N.J. Targeting Jewelry, Cash

Dozens of burglaries across Bergen and Passaic counties have residents on edge. The break-ins are violent. Burglars are smashing sliding glass doors and quickly walking off with jewelry and cash.


One of the torched cars in Wanaque (Photo/CBS 2)

Police Arrest Arson Suspect In N.J.

Frank Segreto, 20, a supermarket employee from Wanaque has been been charged with arson, and with threatening two witnesses in the investigation.


One of the torched cars in Wanaque (Photo/CBS 2)

Vandals Wreak Havoc In Ringwood And Wanaque

Police in New Jersey are looking for the people responsible for torching 4 cars and knocking down 25 mailboxes in Passaic County.


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Hearing Set For Natural Gas Pipeline

The hearing in Ringwood will examine Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company’s proposal that it calls the “Northeast Upgrade.”


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.