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Firefighter John Monteverde (FDNY)

Alleged Drunken Driver Indicted In N.J. Crash That Killed Firefighter

An Elizabeth, N.J. man has been indicted in an alleged drunken driving crash that killed an FDNY firefighter last fall.

04/16/2014

FILE -- Arnell Yearwood was arrested in April 2012 in connection with the 2010 killing of Diane Zaleski in 2010. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Pleads Guilty To Cold Case Killing In Union Township

Arnell Yearwood admitted killing 54-year-old Diane Zaleski, who died from multiple blunt-force and lacerative injuries to the head and neck.

03/04/2014

Livingston Holocaust Survivor Reunites With Liberator 68 Years Later

Marsha Kreuzman weighed just 70 pounds when the troops came in to liberate Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp in Austria in May of 1945. She was 18 years old at the time.

12/30/2013

Firefighters work to contain a fast-moving fire in Union Township on Saturday night. (Credit CBS 2)

Union Township Fire Displaces More Than A Dozen

More than a dozen Union Township residents are displaced after a fire ripped through a condominium complex Saturday night.

11/24/2013

Firefighters work to contain a fast-moving fire in Union Township on Saturday night. (Credit CBS 2)

Fire Rips Through Union Township Apartment Complex

Residents were evacuated on Saturday night as a fast-moving fire ripped through an apartment complex in Union Township, N.J.

11/23/2013

Eleanor Schofield & Matthew Ballister III (credit: Union County Prosecutor's Office)

New Charges For Union Township Man Accused Of Killing Girlfriend

Several new charges have been filed against a northern New Jersey man who allegedly killed his girlfriend.

11/03/2013

April Wyckoff (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutor: Remains Found In Newark Identified As Union Township Murder Victim

April Wyckoff’s remains were found next to a branch of the Passaic River near a portion of Raymond Boulevard in Newark, authorities said. Her body was positively identified after an autopsy Monday morning.

10/28/2013

April Wyckoff (credit: CBS 2)

Investigators Resume Search For Alleged Murder Victim April Wyckoff

Investigators believe Matthew Ballister, 43, killed April Wyckoff, also 43, inside his Union Township home Tuesday evening.

10/27/2013

Investigators at Liberty State Park in NJ search for the body of a woman who they say was killed in Union Township. (credit: CBS 2)

Investigators Broaden Search For N.J. Woman’s Body

Numerous officers converged on Liberty State Park Friday morning in the search for 43-year-old April Wyckoff’s body.

10/25/2013

Police search the home of a Union Township man charged with murder (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Man Charged With Murder As Search Continues For Woman’s Body

Investigators believe Matthew Ballister, 43, of Union Township killed 43-year-old April Wyckoff in his home sometime Tuesday evening, the Union County Prosecutor’s Office said.

10/24/2013

Firefighter John Monteverde (FDNY)

Veteran NYC Firefighter Killed In Motorcycle Crash In N.J.

“There’s no reason that this driver should not have seen the motorcyclist coming,” said Union Police Lt. Robert Christie.

10/11/2013

Union Township Accident Scene

Police Search For Witnesses To Fatal Union, N.J. Motorcycle Crash

A grieving family and police in New Jersey joined forces Sunday night, seeking information about a driver who left the scene of a crash that killed a motorcyclist.

09/22/2013

Mother found dead in Union, N.J. apartment (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Police: Boy, 4, Found Emaciated Along With Dead Mother In Union Apartment

Building maintenance crews entered the apartment and found a woman dead from what police said appeared to be natural causes. Her 4-year-old son was also inside and had not eaten in five or six days, according to police.

03/26/2013

A sign indicating a red light camera - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

New Jersey’s Red Light Cameras Remain In Effect, As Measure To Reform System Stalls

The sponsor of a measure to reform the system has put it on hold after police and engineering officials called for changes to rules about the duration of yellow lights and the elimination of tickets for failing to make a complete stop before turning right on red.

02/11/2013

5-year-old Kenley and 3-year-old Kendell Francois (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Investigating Drowning Deaths Of Young Brothers In Union

The parents of two young brothers who drowned in a neighbor’s Union Township pool said their deaths were nothing more than a tragic accident.

06/29/2012

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