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United Airlines treats children to flight from Newark to North Pole. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

United Airlines Takes Children On Flight From Newark To ‘North Pole’

The children, many of whom have or are recovering from a serious illness, are patients at University Hospital and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

12/10/2014

Kaci Hickox

Quarantine Over For Nurse Kaci Hickox, But Boyfriend Says He’s Been Told To Stay Away

Ted Wilbur told reporters that the University of Maine at Fort Kent asked him to stay away as his girlfriend, Kaci Hickox, was in the news amid attempts to quarantine her after she returned from treating Ebola patient in West Africa.

11/03/2014

Kaci Hickox

Judge Rejects Maine’s Bid To Quarantine Nurse Kaci Hickox Over Ebola Concerns

A nurse once quarantined in New Jersey over Ebola concerns has won this battle with state officials over a mandatory quarantine in Maine.

10/31/2014

NJ TRANSIT bus (file/credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Transit Bus Hits, Kills Man In Newark

Authorities say a New Jersey Transit bus struck and killed a man in Newark.

10/30/2014

Kaci Hickox

Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns Defies Quarantine In Maine

Kaci Hickox, who stepped outside to meet briefly with reporters Wednesday night, followed through with her promise by leaving her home Thursday.

10/30/2014

Kaci Hickox (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns: I’ll Go To Court If Maine Quarantines Me

A nurse who was confined against her will at a New Jersey hospital after treating Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she’s prepared to go to court if the state of Maine tries to quarantine her.

10/29/2014

A colorized transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: CDC/Getty Images)

International Traveler Held At Newark Hospital After Possible Ebola Exposure

A passenger was being evaluated at a hospital in Newark Tuesday, after reportedly being identified as possibly having been exposed to the Ebola virus.

10/21/2014

2 Dead, 1 Injured In Separate Newark Shootings

The shootings happened about a mile apart during a two-hour span on Friday afternoon, but it doesn’t appear that the incidents are connected, according to Essex County authorities.

06/07/2014

A Newark Police Department squad car (credit: CBS 2)

Shootings Leave 2 Dead, 5 Wounded On Violent Friday In Newark

Cops arrived on the scene in minutes and found two dead and three wounded, as the cries of family members filled the air where moments before children had been playing.

08/02/2013

A suspect is taken down during a mock active shooter situation at University Hospital in Newark, N.J. - June 6, 2013 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Active Shooter Drill Held At Newark University Hospital

It was only a drill, but on Thursday officers stormed through the hallways inside University Hospital in Newark with staff on the ground looking hurt and running by looking bloody.

06/06/2013

First responders load a victim of an SUV crash onto a gurney on April 18, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Family Of 6 Hurt After SUV Plunges 18 Feet Off N.J. Overpass

Police said a SUV collided with a tractor-trailer on a service road, went through a cement barrier and plunged about 15 to 20 feet onto I-280.

04/18/2013

Authorities: Child Stabbed In Newark Over Weekend Was Attacked By Mother

The boy remains hospitalized. There’s no word why his mother attacked him before apparently turning the knife on herself.

12/25/2012

Scene Of Newark Stabbing Of 9-Year-Old Boy (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

9-Year-Old Boy Stabbed Outside Apartment Building In Newark

One tenant told police that the little boy was bleeding from the neck when she looked out her window and saw him lying on the ground.

12/23/2012

Children wait for a fantasy flight to the North Pole at Newark Liberty Airport. (credit: CBS 2)

Sick Children Take Fantasy Flight To Santa’s Workshop From Newark Airport

Nearly 40 deserving children and teens — all dealing with health problems at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and University Hospital — anxiously awaited a visit to Santa and a day filled with magic.

12/12/2012

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Newark Man Charged In Friday Night Stabbing Death Of Orange Man

Authorities in New Jersey are investigating the stabbing death of a man in Newark, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.

09/29/2012

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