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Video shows pickup truck slamming into, flipping SUV with kids inside in NJ

Surveillance video captured a wild scene in New Jersey Saturday night after a pickup truck ran a stop sign and slammed into an SUV with two babies in the back, flipping that vehicle over. → Read More

Surplus of summer rental vacation homes, seasonal jobs in Freehold, New Jersey

Small businesses along the Jersey shore are starting to open up shop for the summer, but finding enough seasonal staff has proven difficult. → Read More

Detectives crack cold case more than four decades old on Long Island thanks to new DNA tech

A break in the case came recently in the form of a DNA test by the suspect's son. It enabled police and the FBI to submit DNA left on Eve Wilkowitz's body to consumer DNA databases that include countless people outside the criminal justice system. → Read More

New Jersey food bank to hold 24-hour 'pack-athon' for those in need

The Community Food Bank of New Jersey is the largest in the state and they desperately need help with volunteers down by almost 50% over last two years. → Read More

How you can help local organizations support Ukrainians after Russia's attack

As millions of Ukrainians head for the border due to fallout from Russia's invasion, several volunteer organizations are dedicating their time and money to helping those people who need aid. → Read More

Artist creates paintings of fallen officers to help NYPD, community heal

The artist says he wants to use his platform and his talent to help bridge the gap between the NYPD and the community. → Read More

91-year-old volunteer Barbara Rubenstein offers comfort at finish line of TCS NYC Marathon

Race volunteer Barbara Rubenstein has been helping runners reach the finish line of the New York City Marathon for more than three decades. → Read More

Staten Island high school principal returns home after 40-day battle with COVID

Principal Michael Cosentino, just 35 years old, left the hospital in a wheelchair and on oxygen after a harrowing battle with COVID. → Read More

Help protect the piping plovers and their adorable chicks

Anyone visiting the Tri-State Area's bountiful shorelines have probably seen cordoned off areas of piping plovers, so as not to disturb bird breeding grounds. → Read More

Teens from Long Island, NYC up for prestigious Jimmy Awards

The Jimmy Awards honor the best musical theater performers in the nation's high schools, and the nominees are coming together ahead of the show. → Read More

Campaign underway to restore vandalized mural of transgender pioneer Marsha P. Johnson

The mural of Marsha P. Johnson was created in her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey, but someone painted over it in what activists call an act of hate. → Read More

Campaign underway to restore vandalized mural of transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson

The mural of Marsha P. Johnson was created in her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey, but someone painted over it in what activists call an act of hate. → Read More

Congressman, patients fight for right to take experimental ALS drugs

A new proposed bill in the House of Representatives is giving hope to some patients in our area with ALS. If passed, they could gain access to experimental medications. → Read More

NJ senator addresses impact of active shooter drills on students' mental health

Loretta Weinberg wants to make sure, in a tough year, that young children suffer as little mental anguish as possible when they go through active shooter drills at school. → Read More

Legoland New York features over 50 rides and attractions for kids

Legoland is getting ready to open this summer and Localish got a hardhat tour of the theme park designed for kids 2 to 12 years old. → Read More

Calls for help increase at domestic violence center in New Jersey during COVID

Domestic violence incidents have increased during COVID and during the first month of the pandemic, the call lines went silent at The Center for Hope and Safety in Bergen County when it was assumed they were closed. → Read More

Legoland New York features over 50 rides and attractions for kids

Legoland is getting ready to open this summer and Eyewitness News got a hardhat tour of the theme park designed for kids 2 to 12 years old. → Read More

Please Stay: Lady Gaga's foundation pushing pledge to help prevent suicide

Lady Gaga's foundation is working to help young people who are struggling with thoughts of suicide and to give them a reason to stay. → Read More

Woman forced to take down free library displayed on front lawn in NJ

People loved the little, free library that was on Tina Musich's lawn in Oradell, until somebody complained, and the building inspector dropped off a notice to take it down. → Read More

Women's History Month: 'Sisters of the Skies' aims to close diversity gap in aviation

Learning to fly is very expensive, and getting a private pilot license can run upwards of $10,000. Now, one organization is working to increase the number of women pilots in the United States. → Read More