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Feds: 22-Year-Old N.J. Man Posed As Girl To Stalk Other Girls Online

The 22-year-old Washington Township man faces one count each of stalking and sexual exploitation of a child. The exploitation count carries a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 15 years upon conviction.

09/13/2014

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli  (file/credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutor: NJ Teen Accused Of Stabbing Sister To Death During Argument

Officials say the brother and sister are among 12 children in the family. Three of the children are adopted, including the suspect and the victim, according to authorities.

12/27/2013

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Report: SUV Driver Fled The Scene After Striking, Injuring NJ Cop

Authorities are searching for the driver of a sport utility vehicle that struck and injured a northern New Jersey police officer.

07/21/2013

Lightning (file / credit: clipart.com)

More New Jersey Towns Look To Install Lightning Detection Systems

Three people died in New Jersey last year after being struck by lightning. So, now some towns are investing money on systems that can do a better job detecting dangerous storms.

04/22/2013

Sketch of Northvale luring suspect (credit: Northvale PD)

Spate Of Luring Attempts In N.J. Continues; Most Recent Incident In Northvale

On Wednesday afternoon, a strange man allegedly offered a ride to four children on Tappan Road, near the Rockland County border. Fortunately, they did not go with him.

10/25/2012

New Jersey Turnpike - Oct. 3, 2012 (credit: New Jersey Turnpike Authority)

New Jersey Turnpike Reopens After Fatal Crash

A tractor trailer fire has caused damage to an overpass of I-195 that passes over the New Jersey Turnpike, which led to a closure of both roadways.

10/03/2012

Assemblyman Robert Schroeder (credit: New Jersey Legislature)

N.J. Assemblyman Robert Schroeder Accused Of Passing Bad Checks

Schroeder, 52, who lives in Washington Township and whose office is in Woodcliff Lake, has been arrested for allegedly writing bad checks worth close to $400,000.

08/03/2012

Assemblyman Paul Moriarty (credit: njleg.state.nj.us)

NJ Assemblyman Denies Consuming Alcohol Despite DWI Charge

Moriarty, 55, issued a statement denying the charges and saying he may file a complaint over his treatment with the police department’s internal affairs unit.

08/01/2012

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

Overnight House Fire Kills NJ Woman

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office spokesman Bernie Weisenfeld says 56-year-old Darlene Starrett was pronounced dead at the scene early Saturday.

04/07/2012

Martina McBride (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Country Thunder)

Wedding Dreams For NJ Couple To Come True This Weekend At Country Music Awards

Wedding dreams will come true for a NJ couple that has seen their share of tragedy. Martina Mcbride and Train frontman Pat Monahan will serenade Christina Davidson and Frank Tucci as they exchange vows during the Academy of Country Music Awards.

03/30/2012

Pascack Road and Washington Avenue - Washington Township, NJ (file / credit: Google Maps)

Missing Beloved One-Legged Bergen County Wild Turkey Found

A beloved member of the community in Bergen County’s Washington Township has been found alive. Eileen, a one-legged wild turkey, was found at the Raptor Trust Sanctuary for Birds of Prey in Millington.

03/06/2012

Smoke billows from the Twin Towers - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: Robert Giroux/Getty Images)

Controversy Over Names On Mercer County 9/11 Memorial

Two plaques at the Mercer County 9/11 memorial feature the names of politicians and volunteers but not those of local victims of Sept. 11.

11/15/2011

N.J. 9/11 Memorial

OUTRAGE: N.J. 9/11 Memorial Inscripted With Names Of Politicians — Not The Fallen

A Sept. 11 memorial in a New Jersey town has angered residents and first responders. Because of the outrage, politicians were forced to have it removed.

09/14/2011

Police involved shooting graphic. (Photo: CBS)

NJ Man Dies After Early Morning Shootout With Police

Robert Ellis, of Ridgewood, N.J., died after an exchange of fire with police at 568 Jackson Road in Washington Township.

03/12/2011

Pink-Footed Goose - Image: Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Pink-Footed Goose Spotted In New Jersey For First Time

Bird watchers are all a flutter after a pink-footed goose was spotted in New Jersey. Serious birders have been getting up early to see the unusual sight.

03/09/2011

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