Union County

Flash flooding in Union County, NJ on Aug. 19, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Residents, Businesses Clean Up After Flash Flooding Submerges Union County

Wednesday’s powerful thunderstorms left major roads in New Jersey under several feet of water and some car owners with big repair bills.

08/20/2015

Flooding left cars submerged in Scotch Plains, New Jersey on Wednesday, Aug. 19. (Credit: Bernie Lomax)

Roads Closed, Cars Submerged As Floods Hit Union County, N.J.

Cars were submerged and a major roadway was shut down due to flooding in the Scotch Plains, New Jersey area Wednesday afternoon.

08/19/2015

Police on the scene of a shooting in Linden, NJ on June 26, 2015. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

3 People Gunned Down In 3 New Jersey Towns In Under 90 Minutes

Investigators are looking for suspects after three people were killed within the span of 90 minutes in separate shootings in Union County.

06/26/2015

Authorities say there were several black bear sightings in Springfield, NJ. (Credit: CBS2)

Authorities: Several Black Bear Sightings Reported In Springfield, N.J.

There have been several sightings of black bears in a New Jersey town. Black bears are not aggressive unless provoked. Experts say never make eye contact, and never run.

04/27/2015

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Prosecutor: New Jersey Man Bolts While Jury Deliberates In His Assault Trial

A Bergen County, New Jersey man allegedly bolted this week while jurors were deliberating in his assault trial.

03/20/2015

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NJ Man Convicted Of Bludgeoning Wife To Death Gets Life In Prison

A man convicted of bludgeoning and stabbing his wife during a domestic dispute has been sentenced to life in prison.

02/21/2015

Water flows from a tap (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Officials: Chlorine-Like Smell In Union County Water Safe, To Last For Several Weeks

Something is in the water in several New Jersey towns, and it doesn’t pass the smell test. Unfortunately, the problem will linger for several weeks.

02/02/2015

Residents of Linden, New Jersey say they have been kept away for months by freight train noise in the overnight hours. (Credit: CBS2)

Linden, N.J. Residents Say Noisy Freight Trains Have Kept Them Awake For Months

Residents of Union County, New Jersey have said they are sick and tired of being kept up at night by noisy train traffic in their neighborhood.

12/30/2014

Police respond to a report of a person barricaded in Springfield Township on Dec. 19, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Man Barricades Self At Apartment Complex In Springfield Township

A man who barricaded himself inside an apartment in Springfield Township, N.J., for hours Friday morning is in custody.

12/19/2014

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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.

09/06/2014

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N.J. Man Who Performed Illegal Asbestos Removal Work Sentenced

A New Jersey man who performed unsafe asbestos removal work at several schools and homes has been sentenced to five years in prison.

08/23/2014

2 Women Killed, 2 Children Injured In N.J. Crash

State Police say two women were killed and two children were injured when their car and a pickup truck collided on the Garden State Parkway in southern New Jersey.

07/26/2014

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Union County Officials To Crack Down On Price-Gouging Gas Stations This Memorial Day Weekend

Officials in Union County, N.J. are on the lookout for price gouging as Memorial Day weekend gets underway Friday.

05/22/2014

Kean University Frat House shooting (CBS 2)

N.J. Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Kean University House Party Shooting

Shaquan Landrum, 25, of Hillside has been charged with four counts of attempted murder and also faces weapons charges stemming from the April 18 shooting at the off-campus Sigma Theta Chi fraternity house.

05/05/2014

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Two Killed When Car, Tractor-Trailer Collide On I-78 In Union County

Two people were killed when a car collided with a tractor-trailer in Union County, on Saturday.

05/03/2014

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