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A fire broke out at a gas station in Scotch Plains, New Jersey on April 28, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

Firefighters Contain Fire Behind Scotch Plains, New Jersey Gas Station

The Scotch Plains Fire Department is still investigating the cause.


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CVS Pharmacy To Pay NJ $500,000 To Settle Dispute

CVS Pharmacy will pay New Jersey more than $500,000 as part of a settlement to protect consumers from buying medications and other items exposed to elevated temperatures for prolonged periods of time.


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Major Delays, Injuries After Multi-Vehicle Crash On Route 22 In Scotch Plains, N.J.

Injuries were reported late Wednesday afternoon, when three vehicles were involved in a major accident in Scotch Plains, New Jersey.


Police respond to a hit-and-run on the Upper East Side on Jan. 3, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Victim In Upper East Side Crash ID’d

Wesley Mensing and a 30-year-old woman were crossing a street Saturday evening when a Mercedes-Benz SUV hit them both, police said. The woman is hospitalized in stable condition.


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2 Found Dead In Scotch Plains Home

Their names and further details on what caused their deaths were not immediately disclosed.


James Malfetti III was killed in the U.S. Virgin Islands in January. (Credit: WLNY)

New Jersey Couple Wants FBI To Probe Son’s Murder In U.S. Virgin Islands

The Malfetti family say there are many puzzling circumstances surrounding the death of their son in the U.S. Virgin Islands and want the FBI to join the investigation.


The heat is on! Kids climb on playground equipment in Scotch Plains, N.J. where parents want officials to come in and cool things down. (Credit CBS 2)

Parents Say Scotch Plains Playground Equipment Is Too Hot To Handle

Some like it hot! But apparently that doesn’t apply to parents who take their children to a New Jersey playground where direct sunlight may have created a dangerous situation.


Vivian Wilson hospitalized after a seizure. Her parents have urged Gov. Chris Christie to sign a measure to allow easier access to medical marijuana for children. (credit: handout)

Christie To Decide By Friday Whether To Sign Medical Marijuana Bill For Kids

A campaign stop to Scotch Plains Wednesday brought a tense exchange between the governor and a dad who just didn’t want to take no for an answer.


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New Jersey Gas Stations Sued For Selling Aviation Fuel As Gasoline

The stations are located in North Plainfield, Trenton, Manasquan, Lawrenceville and Scotch Plains. The lawsuit announced Tuesday also names their parent company, a fuel distributor and fuel transporter.


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3-Year-Old Boy, Mom Killed In Scotch Plains Fire

Firefighters had to force their way into the home on Church Avenue after neighbors reported smoke coming from the second floor on Tuesday night.


Christmas tree shopping in New Jersey. (credit: CBS 2)

Buying A Christmas Tree? Big Price Difference Between Buying In NJ Vs. NYC

It’s that time of year when many of us hit lots to buy Christmas trees.


Flooded streets after a water main break in Scotch Plains, NJ on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Homes Evacuated After Water Main Break In Scotch Plains

A 48 inch main was capped just before 7 a.m. after it ruptured in Scotch Plains near the intersection of Birch Street and Portland Avenue around 4:30 a.m.


Toll Plaza (file / credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Port Authority: Police Catch Trucker Who Used Fake License Plate To Evade Tolls

The front license plate of the tractor-trailer was missing, the back plate on the truck was covered with tape and the real New Jersey tag on the trailer was hidden by a fake New York one.


Man trying to cross the road amidst traffic in Union, N.J. on April 27, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Tragic Death Prompts Safety Questions About Route 22 In Union, NJ

Thursday night a pedestrian was struck and killed along Route 22, near Harding Road in Scotch Plains.


FILE - A power crew repairs a transformer (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Residents Voice Complaints To Power Companies On Handling Of Post-Irene Outages In NJ

Residents and town leaders met with power companies Thursday night in Scotch Plains.