Union County

Caleb McGillvary is brought back to New Jersey to face a murder charge on Thursday, May 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

YouTube Sensation ‘Kai The Hitchhiker’ Back In NJ To Face Murder Charges

Caleb McGillvary is being held in the Union County jail after he waived extradition following his arrest in Philadelphia on May 16.

05/30/2013

Caleb Lawrence McGillvary (credit: Handout via Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Starbucks Run Leads To Arrest Of YouTube Sensation Charged In NJ Murder

Caleb “Kai” McGillvary was arrested Thursday at the Greyhound Bus Terminal in Philadelphia and charged in the fatal beating of a 73-year-old New Jersey lawyer.

05/17/2013

Caleb Lawrence McGillvary (credit: Handout via Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Authorities: YouTube Star Arrested, Charged In Clark, N.J. Murder

A man known on YouTube as “Kai, the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker” has been charged with murder in the beating death of a Union County lawyer, authorities said Thursday.

05/16/2013

Police in Roselle, NJ are searching for Andrew Cooke, 18, last seen on April 2. (credit: Roselle Police Department)

Authorities Searching For Bipolar NJ Teen Missing For Weeks

Andrew Cooke, 18, was last seen leaving his Union County home on the afternoon of April 2. He has been treated for depression and anger management in the past and is bipolar, police said.

04/17/2013

Asian Longhorned Beetle (file / credit: USDA via Wikipedia)

Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradicated From New Jersey

“I’m proud to announce the eradication of the beetle from Union and Middlesex Counties,” said state Agriculture Secretary Doug Fisher of the locations of the last two clusters.

03/14/2013

Gas Line in Manalapan, New Jersey (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Gas Rationing In Effect As New Jersey Deals With Sandy’s Aftermath

If you’re planning to line up for gas Saturday, you had better check your license plate first.

CBS New York–11/03/2012

Monmouth Beach

Following Sandy, Gov. Christie Says It’s Now Time To Act And Rebuild Lives

Downed trees, utility poles and wires have tangled together in dangerous piles across the neighborhood. Transformers are down, wiping out power to thousands.

11/01/2012

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Union County Cop Hospitalized After Crash Near Summit

The officer was driving on a winding road when another car swerved, crossed over the double yellow line and into the path of his squad car, hitting it head on, police said.

10/10/2012

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Stories From Main Street: Special Court For The Mentally Ill In Union County

A unique program in New Jersey is having great success getting people out of trouble and back on track.

09/10/2012

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Civil Trials Resume In Union County Following Judge Shortage

Three months after they were put on hold due to a shortage of judges, civil trials are resuming in one northern New Jersey county.

09/09/2012

Amber Wilson was shot once in the head on July 9, 2012 in Linden, N.J. (credit: Facebook)

Hundreds Remember Linden Teen Shot, Killed In Apparent Robbery

About 1,200 mourners packed the First Baptist Church in Linden for the funeral for 18-year-old Amber Wilson.

07/18/2012

Rahway Police Cruiser (Credit: www.rahwaypolice.com)

Prosecutors: 17-Year-Old Boy Fatally Stabbed In Large Brawl In Rahway

Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow said that responding police officers found Jose Pacheco-Holly suffering from various stab wounds. He was taken to a hospital but died there a short time later.

07/07/2012

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

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