New Jersey Named Best State To Live In, According To New RankingStates were ranked based on 52 factors, including housing costs, income growth, education rate, and quality of hospitals.
FBI: Suspect Killed During Kidnapping Investigation At Leonia Apartment ComplexThe FBI out of Newark and Philadelphia told CBS2 the investigation led them to the Lakeview Apartment Complex on Lakeview Avenue off Grand Avenue.
Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill Extending Eligibility For Special Education Students Due To Pandemic Learning LossNow, certain New Jersey students who exceed the age of eligibility, which is 21, will have an extra year of education.
New Jersey Cracking Down On Businesses Offering 'Free Marijuana Gifts'State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal sent cease-and-desist letters to four vendors who offered free cannabis items with the purchase of snacks or baked goods.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Will Play Home Games At Full Capacity For 2021 SeasonThe Scarlet Knights will host six home games this season.
Bear Sighting Forces Officials To Close Tourne County ParkPark authorities say the bear aggressively approached visitors on the trail at Tourne County Park in Boonton. 
Crews Battle Fire At Vernon Water ParkFlames engulfed a water slide called the High Anxiety.
Body Recovered From Mahwah Pond In Search For Missing Paddle BoarderThe man apparently fell into Dators Pond, which can be 60-feet deep in some areas. 
Police Officers Inside Waretown, N.J. Dunkin' Save Choking 10-Month-OldA baby in Ocean County suddenly stopped breathing, but police officers happened to be in the right place at the right time.
Red Cross Makes Urgent Plea For Blood Donations As Trauma Cases, Transplants, And Surgeries IncreaseThe Red Cross is making a desperate plea for blood donations throughout the Tri-State Area. 
Retired Hackensack Fire Department Lt. Timothy Rice Laid To Rest, Remembered As 'A Fireman's Fireman'Rice was diagnosed with cancer in December and passed away on Saturday. He was 42, and is survived by a wife, daughter and son. 
Big Brother Hailed As Hero After Saving 4-Year-Old Sister During Fox Attack In Jackson Township, N.J.The fox apparently came out of the woods and attacked a little girl while she played with friends in her yard.
As COVID Pandemic Eases And Restrictions Loosen, Mask Confusion GrowsCDC and state guidelines in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut allow fully vaccinated people to take off their masks in most indoor and outdoor situations, but leave it up to the individual business to require face coverings or not. 
Italian-Americans Take Issue With Randolph, N.J. Board Of Education's Decision To Drop All Holidays From CalendarMembers of the Italian-American community gathered in Randolph on Sunday, speaking out over the BOE's recent decision to remove the names of all holidays from the school calendar.
Randolph Township Board Of Education Faces Backlash After Removing Names Of Holidays From School CalendarThe board says they made the decision to be "inclusive and equitable" after getting feedback from the community.