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A man walks through the rain during an intense afternoon thunderstorm on June 22, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Midst Of Heat Wave, Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect For Tri-State Area Until 8:00 P.M.

In the midst of the second extreme heat wave of the summer, some relief could be on the way in the form of rain. But that rain could potentially be dangerous.

07/01/2012

Union Courthouse (Credit: www.judiciary.state.nj.us)

Union County Plans To Temporarily Suspend Civil Trials Due To Shortage Of Judges

There are now seven judicial vacancies among the county’s allotted 25 positions, and court officials said that two more judges are due to retire by summer’s end.

06/09/2012

Daniel Rios (credit: Union County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutor: Elizabeth, N.J. Woman, 92, Killed For Loose Change

Investigators said the suspect pushed his way into the 92-year-old’s home, strangled her and walked away with only $360 worth of coins that he took over to a machine at a grocery store and turned into bills.

06/04/2012

Frank Roder's SUV

Dad Plays Hero To Son In N.J., Then Gets Unpleasant Surprise From Cops

A near tragedy has turned into a traffic outrage for a Garden State father. The man saved his son from nearly falling down a steep ravine, but his SUV fell over instead.

05/22/2012

Foggy skies and gas from a refinery caused a suspicious glow in New Jersey on Saturday night. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Officials Explain Mysterious Glowing NJ Sky

Officials say a mysterious glow that lit up the sky over parts of northern New Jersey early Sunday morning was nothing to be concerned about.

03/25/2012

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2 Dead, 2 Wounded In ‘Targeted’ Roselle Shooting

“This appears to be a targeted event,” said Prosecutor Theodore Romankow. “There is no reason to believe at this point that other residents of the borough are in danger.”

03/09/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Endorses Friend For Senate Seat

Gov. Chris Christie has wasted no time endorsing longtime friend Joe Kyrillos for a U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey.

02/18/2012

Frednel Lambert (credit: Union County Prosecutor's Office)

NJ Choir Director Arrested For Allegedly Sending Sexually-Charged Facebook Messages To Teen

Frednel Lambert, 34, was arrested Thursday at his home in Union after a three-month investigation.

12/15/2011

A driver climbs out of the window of his SUV on the Bronx River Parkway in Westchester after his car got stuck in deep water on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Wet Weather Gone But Wind, Flooding And Outages Remain

There is flooding and power outages in parts of the Tri-State after heavy rain and some snow moved through the area Wednesday night.

12/08/2011

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New Information Released 1 Year After New Jersey Woman’s Murder

Diane Zaleski, 54, was found stabbed to death inside her Laurana Road home on Nov. 18, 2010. Nearly 100 people have been interviewed and more than 80 men have been cleared as potential suspects.

11/17/2011

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PSE&G Declares Power Restored To ‘More Than 95 Percent Of Affected Customers’

PSE&G thanked customers for their patience as they work to completely restore power. Meanwhile, JCP&L says it should be able to get everyone back on line by Friday night.

11/04/2011

Michael Sebastian (credit: Union County Prosecutor's Office)

Perth Amboy Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Another Girl He Met On Facebook

Michael Sebastian, already accused of stalking a young teen on Facebook and then sexually assaulting her, has an additional accuser and faces more charges.

09/28/2011

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Middlesex County Man Found Shot To Death In Rahway

Police say they found 21-year-old Donta Mickens around 2:30 a.m. Monday, shot multiple times near Waite Street in Rahway.

09/12/2011

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Flood Waters Force Residents In Wallington, NJ To Evacuate

Residents in Wallington said they received messages Tuesday morning that evacuations would take place. Some people struggled to make sense of flooding and shocked by the pure scale of the damage.

08/30/2011

Morris County, NJ (file / credit: Morris County Tourism Bureau)

Morris County Tops Quality Of Life List In New Jersey Survey

The results are in from a new survey on the quality of life in the counties of New Jersey.

08/02/2011

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