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An overturned truck caused massive backups on the NJ Turnpike near Exit 13A in Linden on Aug. 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Truck Fire Shuts Down NJ Turnpike In Linden; Driver Dead

A smoky, fiery inferno erupted on the New Jersey Turnpike in Linden Tuesday morning, after authorities said a dump truck struck beneath an underpass and ended up on its side – leaving one person dead.

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A surveillance image of a suspect in the groping of a woman in a West Village apartment on Thursday, July 30. (Credit: NYPD)

Man Charged In West Village Burglary, Groping

A woman who lives on Hudson Street and West 10th Street woke up last Thursday to find a man in her apartment groping her, police said.


Police went in after a good Samaritan and an officer who tried to rescue three teens in the East River on Friday, July 31. (Credit: acridjungle/Instagram)

Police Rescue Officer, Good Samaritan Who Went Into East River After Teens

A police officer jumped into the East River Friday evening to rescue a man who in turn had gone in to help three teens.


A surveillance image of a suspect in the groping of a woman in a West Village apartment on Thursday, July 30. (Credit: NYPD)

Victim Talks About Horror Of Being Groped By West Village Home Invader

The man was able to enter the Hudson Street building through the front door and then climbed up the fire escape, police said.


American Pharoah (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oceanport Braces For Swarm Of Fans As American Pharoah Gets Ready To Run

The first Triple Crown winner in 37 years was back in the Tri-State Area on Thursday.


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Lawmakers Resist ‘Billy Joel Boulevard’ Because The Piano Man Is Still Alive

He famously told us that ‘only the good die young,’ but Billy Joel has lived a long, successful life, seemingly with no plans of slowing down.


Police tape hangs outside of the Grand Theatre on July 24, 2015, in Lafayette, Louisiana. Two People were killed and nine others wounded when a shooter identified as John Russel Houser opened fire in a crowded movie theater.  (Credit: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Is It Time For Metal Detectors, Bag Checks At Theaters, Malls?

The feelings of concern from Thursday’s movie theater shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, shocked the nation.


Steve Isaak says he now now lives in Mrytle Beach, but comes back to Brighton Beach every two weeks for 5 days at a time to teach his Orthodox students. (CBS2)

Safety Training Offered To Orthodox Jews In Brooklyn As Self-Defense Against Anti-Semitism

Former NYC probation officers and Washington Heights native Steve Isaak, 67, has developed a personalized style of martial arts called
Shima Juijitsu.


Sales are seemingly everywhere in mid- to late July. (Credit: CBS2)

Summer Sales: What’s Worth Taking Advantage Of, And What’s Not?

Summer sales tempt us with seemingly too-good-to-be-true bargain prices, but some good deals are really out there.


Teaneck Councilman Jason Castle is proposing more paid parking to help raise revenue for the town. (Credit: CBS2)

Teaneck Paid Parking Proposal Stirs Debate

Some of the people who run the Bergen County town say parking meters and paid parking are an economic necessity to raise additional revenue for Teaneck services — as opposed to raising taxes.


NYC's first Men's Fashion Week kicked off Monday (CBS2)

NYC’s First Ever Men’s Fashion Week Kicks Off In West Village

“New York Fashion Week: Mens” will feature 40 shows over the next four days.


A Qantas Airlines plane. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Man Has To Pay $352 After Making Typo On Airline Ticket

A Long Island couple said they ended up having to pay hundreds of dollars just because they made a typo while booking plane tickets.


Injured hiker Thomas Javenes is lifted into a Westchester County police helicopter in Hudson Highland State Park on July 5, 2015. (Credit: Westchester County Police)

Injured Hiker Hoisted Into Helicopter In Dramatic Westchester Air Rescue

He was descending on a trail, when he slipped and fell 30 feet down to a wooded area below, rescuers said.


Ridgewood July 4th parade seating

Ridgewood Residents Stake Their Claim Along July 4th Parade Route

Some said people started putting chairs out two weeks ago in an effort to reserve their spot along the parade route.


From left to right: James Healey, Kenneth Healey, John Healey (Credit: CBS2)

Brother Of NYPD Officer Attacked By Hatchet-Wielding Man Graduates From Police Academy

On Thursday, Kenneth Healey watched as his younger brother, 22-year-old John, became an NYPD officer, thankful he is alive to see it.