Union County

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

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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

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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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NJ Man Charged With Shooting Girlfriend To Death

Bail was set at $1 million for Abdul Shahid Aziz, who surrendered to city police Saturday. The 45-year-old Elizabeth resident was being held in the county jail, and officials didn’t know if he had retained a lawyer.

07/16/2011

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Two New Jersey Colleges Warned By Accreditation Board

Essex County College and Kean University have been warned by the regional organization which grants accreditation for not having quality systems to track if school and student goals are being met.

07/06/2011

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Summit Considers Ban On Posting Photos Of Schoolchildren Online

Not every parent wants a picture or video of their child or children posted online.

06/20/2011

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Hillside, NJ Couple Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Officials say the couple’s 15-year-old daughter found her mother unresponsive Saturday morning and called her grandmother who then called police.

06/12/2011

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2 Men Killed In Separate Newark Shootings

Two separate shootings Saturday killed two men and injured three people in Newark.

05/29/2011

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Union County Assemblyman Joe Cryan Wants To Decrease Wait Times At MVC Offices

Waiting 15 minutes or less at motor vehicle offices is the goal of a bill introduced by Union County Assemblyman Joe Cryan.

05/25/2011

Springfield Avenue - Summit, NJ (file / credit: Daniel Case via Wikipedia)

Summit, N.J. Considers Adding More Sidewalks To Make Walking Safer

Part of the appeal of upscale Summit is the shady streets, the impeccably maintained Colonials and Tudors, and the lush lawns that stretch right up to the curb.

05/04/2011

Communications clerk Angel Castro monitors a remote surveillance camera view in the newly-opened Surveillance Operations Center - Newark, NJ - July 1, 2008 - Photo: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

New Jersey Cities Getting Grants For Crime Fighting Technology

17 cities are getting federal grant money to install cameras and license plate readers, and people to check those systems.

04/06/2011

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