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2 New Jersey Teens Charged In Alleged Sexting Scandal

A 16-year-old student at Passaic Valley High School and her boyfriend were arrested and charged with possessing naked photos of the boy’s ex-girlfriend, who is also a student at the school.

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An extra-alarm brush fire raged Monday evening on Staten Island. (Credit: Mellana Cramer)

Brush Fire Rages Near Goethals Bridge On Staten Island

An extra-alarm brush fire was raging on Staten Island Monday evening, bringing heavy smoke and causing traffic jams.

04/14/2014

The fire broke out in a four-story building on Scholes Street in Williamsburg at around 1 p.m. on April 10, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

2 NYPD Officers Treated For Smoke Inhalation After Rushing Into Brooklyn Fire

The fire broke out in a four-story building on Scholes Street in Williamsburg at around 1 p.m., according to the Fire Department.

04/10/2014

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Staten Island Residents Frustrated With New Utility Pole Placement

An older, shorter pole at the edge of West Fingerboard Road has been replaced by a new pole not more than a foot away, but the replacement was put right in the center of the sidewalk.

04/09/2014

Match.com Scam

Woman Scammed Out Of $86,000 On Match.com Relationship

High hopes for a love connection cost a New Jersey woman her entire life savings when she was scammed on Match.com.

04/04/2014

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Researchers: Too Much School Stress May Make Kids Sick

Researchers at Stanford University recently said hitting the books for three or more hours a night won’t necessarily make a child perform better in school, but can make them sick.

04/04/2014

Suspect in Manhattan robberies (credit: NYPD)

Man Sought In Five Manhattan Robberies

In each incident, police said the suspect pulls out a knife and takes money from the registers. In a couple of cases, he assaulted people in the stores.

04/01/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference March 25, 2014 in The Hague, the Netherlands. (Photo by Toussaint Kluiters-Pool/Getty Images)

Homeland Security To Cut NYPD Bomb Detection Funding After Obama Says NYC Nuclear Blast Bigger Concern Than Russia

Less than 24 hours after President Obama said he’s more concerned about the prospect of a nuclear weapon exploding in NYC than Russia’s recent actions, Homeland Security officials announced plans to cut the NYPD’s bomb detection funding by 50 percent.

03/26/2014

NJ TRANSIT Incident

Man Struck, Killed By NJ TRANSIT Train In New Brunswick; 3 Hurt By Flying Body Parts

One person was killed, and three others were injured, when they were hit by a NJ TRANSIT train in New Brunswick, N.J. Tuesday afternoon.

03/25/2014

1 World Trade Center (credit; Getty Images)

Men Charged In Connection With Daring Jump From 1 World Trade Center

Three of the four men accused of jumping from One World Trade Center in September 2013, were in police custody on Monday, just days after a New Jersey teenager was caught sneaking up to the spire.

03/24/2014

Covenant House Sleep-Out

Young Professionals Spend Night Outside For First-Hand Experience Of Homelessness

Despite having homes and warm beds to sleep in, hundreds of young professionals spent Friday night outside, sleeping on the streets of New York.

03/21/2014

76th Street Fire

Major Fire Breaks Out At Upper West Side Brownstone

An extra-alarm fire was raging Thursday evening in a brownstone on the Upper West Side.

03/20/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a large fire in Jersey City, NJ on Thursday, March 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

911 Calls Document Horror In Fatal Jersey City Fire, As Crews Go To Wrong Street

Jersey City officials released new 911 calls Wednesday that showed the sheer panic as flames and smoke swept through a home – in a fire that left four people dead.

03/19/2014

Marcella Seachrist's Jeep Cherokee was spray-painted and all four of its tires were slashed. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Grandmother Finds Racist Messages Painted On Vehicle, Tires Slashed

Marcella Seachrist walked outside Monday morning to see offensive language, including the N-word, painted in bright yellow across the passenger side of her 1996 Jeep.

03/18/2014

An MTA bus smashed into as many as 20 cars in Brooklyn on March 14, 2014 (Credit: TV 10/55)

Out-Of-Control MTA Bus Hits Over A Dozen Parked Cars In Brooklyn

A driver lost control of a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus Friday evening and slammed into over a dozen parked cars.

03/14/2014

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