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Neighbors react to West New York teen's killing, Union City arrest

In the Union City and West New York neighborhoods of two men -- one, from Union City, who is charged with a shooting that killed the other, from West New York -- there was confusion.

Independence Day crowds flock to the Jersey Shore despite light rain (PHOTOS)

Milder temperatures and light rain in the forecast this Fourth of July didn't deter the crowds of people who go to the Jersey Shore to spend their Independence Day.

West New York teen mourned after fatal shot in head

Friends and family mourning 19-year-old Jose Lazaro Urias-Hernandez are mystified about why someone fatally shot the hard-working, smiling West New York teen in the head.

Raging North Bergen truck fire quickly controlled (VIDEO)

A raging fire broke out in a North Bergen tractor trailer on July 1 around 2 p.m. but was quickly controlled by firefighters.

Washington Crossing State Park marks Fourth of July (PHOTOS)

There was a reading of the Declaration of Independence and the christening of a refurbished replica Durham boat, the type of craft used by George Washington to cross the Delaware River.

Philadelphia police investigating 3 overnight shootings, reports say

An argument at a bar near Sansom Street early Saturday morning led to two men getting shot, according to

25th Annual Oceanfest draws thousands to Long Branch (PHOTOS)

The threat of afternoon showers did not keep thousands of visitors away from Long Branch's oceanfront Promenade on Saturday for the 25th Annual Oceanfest event.

8-foot fence to be built in Philadelphia, setting up Pope perimeter, report says

A four-mile stretch of Center City Philadelphia will be cordoned off with an eight-foot fence the week of the pope's visit, according to

Hackensack celebrates Independence Day with all-day event (PHOTOS)

Vendors, residents, and Hackensack authorities all participated in the city's Independence Day community event at Forschini Park on River Street.

Dead body found in Passaic River, authorities confirm

Unidentified body discovered in Passaic River, state police confirm.