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Union City Bank Robbery Foiled When Dye Pack Explodes

A would-be robber walked out of a Union City, N.J. bank with thousands of dollars, but authorities said his plans were foiled with a dye pack detonated inside the bag with the money.

01/05/2014

P.S. 3 In West New York has been renamed Robert Menendez Elementary School. (credit: Instagram/Sen. Menendez)

West New York Elementary School Named For Sen. Robert Menendez

Naming the school in his honor was the idea of West New York Mayor Felix Roque and was approved by the local school board.

12/05/2013

Students at St. Augustine's in Union City, N.J. joined CBS 2's Cindy Hsu to discuss everything that they were thankful for this Thanksgiving. (Credit CBS 2)

Union City School Kids Have A Lot To Be Thankful For

For many families Thanksgiving is the best holiday of the year, there’s food, fun, and the little ones love it.

11/27/2013

Daniel Derringer (credit: NJ Attorney General's Office)

Prosecutors: Union City Man Made 15-Year-Old Girl Strip On Webcam

A Union City, N.J., man stood charged Monday with coercing a 15-year-old Minnesota girl to pose naked over a webcam.

04/08/2013

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Driver Stabs Passenger In Jersey City After Fight Over Destination

A man in Jersey City apparently stabbed one of the passengers in his car, after getting angry because the passengers wouldn’t tell them where they wanted to be dropped off.

01/05/2013

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Cause Of 3-Alarm Union City Blaze Under Investigation

Firefighters are still on the scene of a huge 3-alarm blaze that ripped through a New Jersey apartment building Monday afternoon.

12/04/2012

Union City Fire

Residents Lose Everything After Fire Rips Through Union City Building

It was not immediately known what caused the fire, which broke out around 3:15 p.m. Monday at 411 Bergenline Avenue in Union City.

12/03/2012

FBI agent outside Union City City Hall (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

FBI Agents Raid City Hall In Union City

An FBI spokesperson said the nature of the probe will not be made public until the investigation has ended.

11/14/2012

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Overloaded Power Strip Blamed For N.J. Fire That Injured 2, Killed Dog

An overloaded power strip plugged into a wall socket was blamed Sunday for sparking a fire at a Union City, N.J., apartment building that left two residents injured and a dog dead.

11/11/2012

Hudson-Bergen Light Rail train in Hoboken - Oct. 25, 2012 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Getting Money To Study Improvements

It was announced Thursday that the Hudson Bergen Light Rail system has received a $400,000 grant.

10/25/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Retired Locksmith Pulls Sale Of Firefighter’s Master Keys To City

Daniel Ferraris, 69, of Union City said the city fire marshal called him so he stopped selling the sets of five keys on Sunday.

10/01/2012

FDNY Patches (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Report: Former Locksmith Auctioning Off Master Keys To The City Used By FDNY

The set of five keys could control virtually every elevator in the city, along with stoplights, subway gates and some firehouse doors.

09/30/2012

Spc. Jonathan Batista and Staff Sgt. Raul Guerra (credit: Dept. of Defense)

DOD: 2 Soldiers From NJ Die In Afghanistan

Spc. Jonathan Batista from Kinnelon and Staff Sgt. Raul M. Guerra from Union City both died last week while serving in Afghanistan.

07/10/2012

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New Jersey Anglers Eagerly Await Beginning Of Trout Season On Saturday

Trout season begins this Saturday, and some New Jersey anglers can’t wait to cast their lines. “Over the last three weeks we’ve put out 180,000 trout statewide for Opening Day on Saturday.”

04/05/2012

Pope Benedict XVI meets with Cuban President Raul Castro - Havana, Cuba - Mar 28, 2012 (credit: JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jerseyans React To Pope’s Visit To Cuba

Pope Benedict XVI is visiting the island nation of Cuba today and those of Cuban descent living in Hudson County have something to say about it.

03/28/2012

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