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Sesame Place announces changes to diversity programs after recent high-profile racial incidents

LANGHORNE, Pa. (CBS) — Sesame Place has announced a series of actions aimed at advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. It follows several allegations of bias against Black children.This news announced late Tuesday afternoon comes as public outcry continues for families to boycott.Sesame Place has announced a racial equity review following allegations of bias after a now-viral video sparked protests and calls for a boycott of the Bucks County theme park.The family of the two little girls alleges the costume character Rosita snubbed the Black girls during a parade on July 16.Jodi Brown, who shared the experience on Instagram, says the...

Man recalls crash on NJ Turnpike that killed 2 people, injured others

WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) -- CBS3 is hearing from a man who helped rescue people after a deadly crash Tuesday night involving a Megabus. New Jersey State Police say the violent crash happened just before 7 p.m. Tuesday in the southbound lanes of the New Jersey Turnpike at the entrance ramp to the Thomas Edison Service Area in Woodbridge Township. The Megabus was traveling in the left lane of the outer roadway and a Ford-F150 was traveling in the left-center lane next to the bus. Investigators say based on preliminary information, the bus driver lost directional control of the bus...

UPDATE: Two Dead, Three Seriously Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on NJTPK

The New Jersey State Police is investigating the two-vehicle crash involving a double-decker Coach bus that resulted in two fatalities and three serious injuries on the New Jersey Turnpike in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County. On Tuesday, August 9, at approximately 6:53 p.m., a Van Hool double-decker Coach bus, occupied by...

State Police: Second person dies following bus crash on N.J. Turnpike

NEW YORK -- There is new information on the fatal bus crash that happened on Tuesday night in New Jersey.State police told CBS2's Lisa Rozner a second person has died, three others have serious injuries, and 14 more have minor injuries.Police say when the Megabus struck a guard rail in Woodbridge and overturned, a passenger, 59-year-old Cheryl Johnson of the Bronx, was pronounced dead at the scene, and 66-year-old Cecilia Kiyanitza of Woodbury in South Jersey was airlifted to a hospital, where she later died.The trip started on 34th Street near 11th Avenue in Manhattan at around 6 p.m. and...

Bus rolls over on NJ Turnpike, killing 2 women

WOODBRIDGE — Two women died after a double-decker Megabus overturned on the New Jersey Turnpike on Tuesday night. The bus carrying 22 passengers was headed south in the left lane outer lanes near the Thomas Edison service area around 6:50 p.m. when the driver lost directional control and struck a Ford F-150 pickup truck in the center lane, according to State Police trooper Brandi Slota.

1 Dead, Multiple People Injured In Crash Involving Bus On New Jersey Turnpike

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (CBS) — A crash on the New Jersey Turnpike involving a Megabus left one person dead and 5 others injured. It happened just before 7 p.m. Tuesday in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County. Megabus says the double-decker was en route to Philadelphia when it collided with a Ford F-150 near the Thomas Edison Service Area. The southbound outer roadway and service area ramp remains closed as police investigate. The bus driver was among several people hurt. There were a total of 19 people, including the driver, on the bus. State police say the occupants inside the Ford weren’t injured.  

Worker Assaults Non-Verbal Patient At Bucks County Mental Health Clinic: Police

A 25-year-old man is facing charges for assaulting a non-verbal patient at his Bucks County workplace, authorities said. Witnesses say they saw Jophany K. Raphael, of Philadelphia, blocking the 18-year-old victim from leaving a room and then assaulting him at the Foundations Behavioral Health clinic in Doylestown sometime in June, according to the Central Bucks Regional Police Department.

Best 3 farms in NJ to get your local meats

I had a pork crisis this week. Bought a pork shoulder for my pulled pork recipe because the local supermarket didn't have my preferred cut, a bone-in pork butt. Not a perfect substitute but after 10 hours in the slow cooker, it promised to be delicious. Thirty minutes before our...

Local historian celebrated for her work to preserve the historically Black Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood

The history of the Witherspoon-Jackson community has not been forgotten in Princeton with the help of Shirley Satterfield. The local historian and long-time Princeton resident grew up in the historically Black Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood. She continues a mission of preserving the neighborhood’s history and telling the stories of African American residents in the community.