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Former New Jersey Yeshiva Teacher Admits To Sexually Abusing Boy

A former New Jersey Yeshiva teacher changed pleas in the middle of his trial Monday, admitting that he sexually abused a boy he met while working as a camp counselor.

05/13/2013

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Memorial Services Held For N.J. Boy, 6, Who Was Accidentally Shot Dead By Playmate

Funeral services were held Saturday for Brandon Holt, the 6-year-old New Jersey boy who authorities say was accidentally shot by a 4-year-old playmate.

04/13/2013

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6-Year-Old Accidentally Shot By 4-Year-Old Holding .22-Caliber Rifle Dies

Police said Brandon Holt was shot in the head by his friend after the younger boy went into his home on McCormick Avenue and somehow got his hands on a .22-caliber rifle.

04/09/2013

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Sandy-Damaged Coastal Communities Prepare For Flooding As Winter Storm Approaches Tri-State

Coastal communities across the Tri-State area could experience minor to moderate flooding during times of high tide through Thursday morning.

03/06/2013

Dunes in Brick, New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

Toms River, Brick Township Ask Residents To Evacuate As Storm Approaches

The Jersey shore isn’t finished recovering from Superstorm Sandy, but the elements don’t care.

03/05/2013

Lower Manhattan is viewed in a cloud of snow and sleet as New York prepares for a major winter storm on February 8, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Residents Hit Hard By Sandy Urged To Comply With Winter Storm Warnings

Mayor Bloomberg also warned residents living in low-lying coastal areas that flooding may occur as the storm barrels through the Tri-State.

02/08/2013

Surfer Vadim Zabreed walks past the damaged boardwalk in Long Beach - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sandy-Battered Residents Brace For Service Cuts, Tax Hikes

Communities already hit hard by superstorm Sandy are bracing for the next hit – lost tax revenue as a result of the damage.

01/25/2013

Seaside Heights Boardwalk Jan. 7, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Northern Barrier Island Residents Start To Return Home Months After Sandy

Seaside Heights and the northern beaches of Toms River will reopen more than two months after sandy destroyed and damaged homes.

01/07/2013

Home damaged by Sandy in Toms River, NJ Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Toms River Residents Balk At Plan To Take Part Of Private Beach For Dunes

Toms River residents want to protect their dunes, despite the town’s efforts to rebuild by stripping homeowners of part of their property.

01/05/2013

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Toms River Woman Charged With Murder In Death Of 14-Month-Old Boy

Doctors determined the boy suffered severe brain, spine and retinal damage from a violent shaking, prosecutors said.

11/27/2012

Damage from Sandy is seen in the borough of Beach Haven on Long Beach Island - Nov. 5, 2012 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Holgate Residents Allowed Back To Homes On Long Beach Island

Homeowners are getting their first look at a Long Beach Island community that was among the areas hardest hit by superstorm Sandy.

11/27/2012

The boardwalk in Belmar, New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

First Of Several Hearings Held On Jersey Shore Rebuilding, Recovery Needs

At a hearing before the state Senate Budget Committee Monday, local emergency management officials and mayors testified about their storm recovery needs to ensure they are up and running for high season.

11/26/2012

Ortley Beach two weeks after Sandy (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Ortley Beach Residents Seeing Homes For First Time Since Sandy

More than 100 Ortley Beach residents started lining up in the middle of the night at a Toms River shopping center to board buses that would take them home for the first time since Sandy struck.

11/14/2012

Sandy 911 Calls

CBS 2 Exclusive: 911 Calls Document Panic On Jersey Shore During Superstorm Sandy

Some Jersey Shore residents did not heed mandatory evacuation warnings, and chose to ride out Superstorm Sandy instead.

11/13/2012

Seaside Heights boardwalk planks and roller coaster in the ocean on Nov. 9, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Jersey Shore Residents Allowed Back Home To Grab Belongings

So-called “controlled returns” started Friday morning for residents of Toms River, Berkeley, Seaside Heights, Mantoloking and Long Beach Township.

11/09/2012

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