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Residents of West New York, New Jersey say concerts at Pier 97 can be heard all the way across the Hudson River. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Residents: Concerts At Manhattan Venue Are Making Noise Across Hudson

Some New Jersey residents have been getting a front-row seat to the summer’s hottest shows, but not everyone has been thrilled with the free music.

07/28/2014

West New York Facade Collapse

4 Injured When Facade Collapses In West New York, N.J.

Four people were injured Tuesday evening in a partial façade collapse in West New York, New Jersey.

06/17/2014

Idowu Daramola in court on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Grand Jury Indicts Jitney Bus Driver In N.J. Crash That Killed Infant

A grand jury has indicted the jitney bus driver accused in a crash that killed an infant in West New York, N.J.

03/22/2014

Idowu Daramola in court on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Of Infant Killed In West New York Jitney Bus Crash File Lawsuit

Maylin Hago and Jairo Paredes are suing bus driver Idowu Daramola, and the company that employed him, Boulevard Lines Inc., in connection with the death of their 8-month-old Angelie Paredes.

03/05/2014

FILE -- Memorial for 8-month-old Angelie Paredes, killed in West New York, N.J. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

N.J. Pols Introduce ‘Angelie’s Law’ Targeting Distracted Commuter Van Drivers

A new law in New Jersey aims to crack down on distracted driving and prevent another tragedy like the one that took the life of a baby girl in her stroller.

01/30/2014

West New York Nail Salon Shooting

Police: Man, Woman Dead In West New York Murder-Suicide

A man and woman were killed Wednesday afternoon at a West New York, N.J. nail salon, according to a published report.

12/18/2013

P.S. 3 In West New York has been renamed Robert Menendez Elementary School. (credit: Instagram/Sen. Menendez)

West New York Elementary School Named For Sen. Robert Menendez

Naming the school in his honor was the idea of West New York Mayor Felix Roque and was approved by the local school board.

12/05/2013

FILE -- Memorial for 8-month-old Angelie Paredes, killed in West New York, N.J. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Officials Lobby For ‘Angie’s Law’ To Oversee Jitney Buses

Transit workers and local politicians lobbied Friday on Boulevard East in West New York near where the 8-month-old Angelie Paredes was killed.

11/15/2013

Bus involved in fatal West New York crash, July 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Holds Hearing On Jitney Buses Following Deadly July Crash

Lawmakers in New Jersey have begun taking a closer look at jitney buses, in the wake of a July accident that claimed the life of a baby in a stroller.

09/23/2013

Bus involved in fatal West New York crash, July 30, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

NJ Lawmakers Push For Stricter Bus Rules In Wake Of Fatal Crash

The crash last Tuesday killed 8-month-old Angelie Paredes, who was being pushed in a stroller on a sidewalk in West New York.

08/06/2013

A makeshift memorial  in West New York where an 8-month-old girl was killed. (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Held For Baby Killed In West New York Bus Crash

The service for 8-month-old Angelie Paredes was held Monday morning at the Vainieri Funeral Home in North Bergen.

08/05/2013

Vigil for Angelie Paredes, the 8-month-old killed in what police have called a distracted driving incident last week in West New York. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Prayer Vigil Held For 8-Month-Old Killed In Distracted Driving Incident

Angelie Paredes’ father issued a plea on Facebook for drivers to put down the cellphone.

08/04/2013

Bus involved in fatal West New York crash, July 30, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Emergency Response Questioned In Fatal West New York Bus Crash

Bystanders who called 911 after a commuter bus hit a pole that fell onto a stroller in West New York, killing an 8-month-old, wondered why the emergency response took so long.

08/02/2013

Idowu Daramola in court on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Bail Stays At $250K For Bus Driver Charged In Fatal West New York Crash

Idowu Daramola is charged with death by auto, reckless driving and using a cell phone while operating a vehicle.

08/01/2013

Jersey City Medical Center distracted driver course. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Medical Center Offers Distracted Driver Course To End ‘Epidemic’

Officials at the Jersey City Medical Center said the majority of people who take the walking course fail it.

07/31/2013

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