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2 In The Kitchen: 7-Year-Old Pizza Tosser Is A Phenom

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

2 In The Kitchen: 7-Year-Old Pizza Tosser Is A Phenom

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It takes some serious skills to make a pizza, but a local 7-year-old is already doing it like a pro.Michael Testa’s pizza hurling skills first became apparent to the world in a...

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NJ Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty After Dog Recovered Nearly Starved To Death

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

NJ Woman Charged With Animal Cruelty After Dog Recovered Nearly Starved To Death

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – The pup’s name is Hercules, and considering what he lived through, it’s clear he’s got some amazing internal strength.The New Jersey Society for the...

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Report On Trans-Hudson Tunnel Disputes Christie’s Cost Fears

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Report On Trans-Hudson Tunnel Disputes Christie’s Cost Fears

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – It was a controversial move when Gov. Chris Christie put the brakes on a new tunnel project saying it was too costly. Now, a new federal report claims the project may not have cost as...

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Several Hurt After Deck Collapses At New Jersey Home

Monday, April 09, 2012

Several Hurt After Deck Collapses At New Jersey Home

WESTWOOD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Six people were injured Sunday after a second-floor deck collapsed at a home in New Jersey, officials said.The incident happened around 4 p.m. at a home on the corner of Emerson...

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As Gas Prices And Tolls Rise, Carpooling Gains In Popularity In New Jersey

Monday, April 09, 2012

As Gas Prices And Tolls Rise, Carpooling Gains In Popularity In New Jersey

PARAMUS, NJ (CBSNewYork) - Carpooling is nothing new, but it seems to be catching on again with gas prices in the $4 range and tolls ever on the rise.WCBS 880′s Sean Adams On The StoryThe Record poked around...

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Special Prosecutor: Grand Jury Will Not Hear Trayvon Martin Case

Monday, April 09, 2012

Special Prosecutor: Grand Jury Will Not Hear Trayvon Martin Case

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) - An Elmwood  Park, N.J., mural painted as a tribute to slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin is not the only Travon-related story making headlines today.WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond:...

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Prosecutor: N.J. Cold Case Killing Cracked After Tip From Massachusetts Woman

Monday, April 09, 2012

Prosecutor: N.J. Cold Case Killing Cracked After Tip From Massachusetts Woman

ELIZABETH, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A cold case was cracked in New Jersey on Monday.After a 17-month investigation came up empty, a tip from an unlikely source has police believing they have solved the murder of...

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Family: New Brunswick Pastor Killed While ‘Trying To Protect Everybody’

Monday, April 09, 2012

Family: New Brunswick Pastor Killed While ‘Trying To Protect Everybody’

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (CBSNewYork) – Police in New Jersey are still searching for a suspected gunman who they killed the pastor of a New Brunswick church.Police said 47-year-old Donald Hughes was shot and killed...

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52 Residents Displaced After Massive 10-Home Jersey City Fire

Sunday, April 08, 2012

52 Residents Displaced After Massive 10-Home Jersey City Fire

JERSEY CITY, NJ (CBSNewYork/AP) – Five firefighters have been hurt and 52 residents were displaced after a massive fire destroyed or severely damaged at least 10 row homes in Jersey City.Dozens of firefighters...

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Towns Surrounding Meadowlands Sprucing Up Ahead Of 2014 Super Bowl

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Towns Surrounding Meadowlands Sprucing Up Ahead Of 2014 Super Bowl

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (CBSNewYork) – Preparation for the big game at MetLife Stadium is under way.Preparing for the 2014 Super Bowl, towns surrounding the Meadowlands are sprucing up.The big daddy of all football...

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Police: Drunk Driver Hits NJ Trooper’s Cruiser On GSP

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Police: Drunk Driver Hits NJ Trooper’s Cruiser On GSP

TINTON FALLS, N.J. (AP) — State police say a trooper escaped serious injuries when his cruiser was struck by an alleged drunken driver on the Garden State Parkway.The crash occurred late Saturday night in a...

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Watchdog Groups Concerned Over Donations From PACs In N.J.

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Watchdog Groups Concerned Over Donations From PACs In N.J.

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Watchdog groups are raising new concerns about the growing number of political action committees that critics say are skirting New Jersey’s various pay-to-play laws.A review by The...

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Prosecutor: Driver Shot Before SUV Crashed Into Home In Camden

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Prosecutor: Driver Shot Before SUV Crashed Into Home In Camden

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say a driver was shot multiple times before his sport utility vehicle crashed into a Camden home this weekend, leaving him dead and a passenger wounded.Camden County Prosecutor...

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Satirical Article In Rutgers Student Newspaper Under Fire For Praising Hitler

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Satirical Article In Rutgers Student Newspaper Under Fire For Praising Hitler

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (CBSNewYork) – Rutgers University is investigating an article written by a student-run satirical newspaper. The article is titled “What About The Good Things Hitler Did?”,...

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Officials Investigate ‘Suspicious’ NJ Forest Fires

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Officials Investigate ‘Suspicious’ NJ Forest Fires

WINSLOW, N.J. (AP) — State environmental officials said two forest fires that have burned hundreds of acres in the southern New Jersey Pinelands were considered suspicious. No injuries or evacuations were...

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Overnight House Fire Kills NJ Woman

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Overnight House Fire Kills NJ Woman

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a southern New Jersey woman has died after a fast-moving fire engulfed her home. Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office spokesman Bernie Weisenfeld says...

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NJ Builder Who Shot Himself In The Heart With Nail Gun Released From The Hospital

Saturday, April 07, 2012

NJ Builder Who Shot Himself In The Heart With Nail Gun Released From The Hospital

CAMDEN, NJ (AP) – A self-employed builder from New Jersey who accidentally shot a nail into his heart last weekend has been released from the hospital and is expected to fully recover.Cooper University Hospital...

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Strip Club Shooting Leaves 2 Critical In Trenton

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Strip Club Shooting Leaves 2 Critical In Trenton

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two men were hospitalized in critical condition after being shot outside a strip club in New Jersey’s capital city. Trenton police say the victims, whose names were not disclosed, were...

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Fatal Shooting Of New Brunswick Pastor Under Investigation

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Fatal Shooting Of New Brunswick Pastor Under Investigation

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Police said the pastor of a New Brunswick church has been fatally shot on a street in New Jersey’s largest city.Forty-seven-year-old Donald Huges, of Newark, was shot late Friday. He...

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Teaneck Synagogue Burning Bread Ahead Of Passover

Friday, April 06, 2012

Teaneck Synagogue Burning Bread Ahead Of Passover

TEANECK, NJ (CBSNewYork) - Passover starts at sundown Friday.For many Jewish people, that means no eating bread for the next eight days.WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond On The StoryThis evening, a dumpster in the...

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