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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

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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