West New York

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

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

Family Devastated After Death Of Infant In West New York Bus Crash

Eight-month-old Angela Paredes died Tuesday after police said a bus driver was using his cell phone when he lost control and triggered a chain reaction crash.

07/31/2013

A picture of the scene where a bus accident resulted in a baby's death in West New York on July 30, 2013. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Bus Driver Charged In Crash That Killed 8-Month-Old Baby In West New York

The baby was killed after the bus smashed into a lamppost, which crashed into the baby’s carriage.

07/30/2013

Rep. Albio Sires and others hold a news conference at Pier A Park in Hoboken, N.J. - July 8, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

New Jersey Residents, Officials Call For Ban On Tourist Helicopters

A number of residents and officials in New Jersey are tired of the noise from low-flying tourist helicopters on their side of the Hudson River and are now calling for them to be banned.

07/08/2013

Hudson County Backpack Ban

Hudson County, N.J., Bans Backpacks, Coolers For Fireworks Show

A new security measure could change your Fourth of July plans. Hudson County, N.J., has decided to ban anyone from taking a bag or cooler into the main viewing areas to see the Macy’s fireworks show on the Hudson River.

06/25/2013

Tamerlan And Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Boston Bombing Suspects’ Sister Under Police Protection In West New York

Mayor Felix Roque paid a visit to the sister right after her brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured late Friday night.

04/21/2013

An FBI agent carrying out a desktop computer from the home of the Boston Marathon bombings suspects' sister in West New York, N.J. - April 19, 2013 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

FBI Moves In On West New York, N.J. Home Of Sister Of Marathon Bomb Suspects

The police director in West New York, N.J., says the woman has told authorities she has not been in frequent touch with her brothers. He says she is very upset.

04/19/2013

Francisco Garcia

N.J. Woman Accused Of Burning 79-Year-Old Crossing Guard With Coffee

A 79-year-old New Jersey crossing guard in the middle of doing his job suffered first-degree burns on his face, after he said an angry woman threw hot coffee at him.

03/26/2013

Eli Manning (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

With Minds On Sandy, Giants Doing Their Best To Prepare For Steelers

While the Giants prepare for Sunday’s game against the Steelers, the electronic equipment at the bottom of the locker of the NFC Defensive Player of the Week was a sign of another opponent the Giants are facing this week — the aftermath of Sandy.

10/31/2012

F1 Grand Prix

Formula 1 Race Planned For North Jersey Is Postponed

The writing seemed to be on the wall last month, when there was an asterisk next to the Grand Prix of America listed on the Formula 1 2013 calendar.

10/18/2012

Roben Brookhim (credit: New Jersey Attorney General's Office)

Short Hills Man Accused Of Stealing Dead Dentist’s Identity

Roben Brookhim of Short Hills is accused of having seen patients at Associated Dental offices in New Providence, Springfield, West New York, and West Orange even though his dental license was revoked in 2004.

10/04/2012

Sen. Robert Menendez at a news conference announcing federal grant for North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue, Sept. 10, 2012. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

North Jersey Fire Department Awarded Federal Grant To Add Dozens More First Responders

Firefighters from North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue are often among the first on the scene for incidents at the Lincoln Tunnel, commuter train and Amtrak tunnels and the New Jersey Turnpike.

09/10/2012

West New York Mayor Felix Roque (file / credit: Town of West New York)

West New York Mayor Indicted In Computer Hacking Case

In the indictment unsealed Thursday, the two are charged with conspiracy, gaining unauthorized access to computers and causing damage to computers.

08/09/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

Drivers In West New York Frustrated By Tickets For ‘Improper Parking’

CBS 2’s Christine Sloan went to the West New York Parking Authority to get its side. The director wasn’t in, but on the phone said a ticket for barely going over the white line is little over the top.

07/13/2012

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West New York Residents Believe Likeness Of Virgin Mary Has Appeared In Tree

Believers said the outline in the tree is similar to an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, an icon of the Virgin Mary celebrated in Mexico.

07/13/2012

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