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Dramatic Video Shows Lightning Strike Over Manhattan as Storm Brews

Dramatic video footage shows the moment lightning struck over Manhattan, New York, on Thursday, May 10, amid reports of a brewing storm.This video was captured by eyewitness Laurent Fanichet. Weather forecasters warned New York faced an increased risk of lightning strikes as the city faced a potenti


2 NYPD officers die in crash on officer's wedding night

Michael Colangelo, 31, of Huntington Station and Martinez, 39, of Hauppauge, were pronounced dead at the scene.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-05-21 13:49:38

NJ Transit rider tapes bus driver as he appears to count cash while driving

"NJ Transit is thoroughly investigating this incident, and we share the concerns of the customers who brought this matter to our attention." said Nancy Snyder, a spokeswoman. "We are committed to taking swift and appropriate disciplinary action upon the completion of our investigation."

NJ.COM - 2018-05-21 13:49:00

[ACCIDENT] C3 Corvette Catches Fire While Travelling to a Saturday Car Show - Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle

Photo Credit:Jo Fehl / Daily VoiceIt’s a Corvette owners’ worst nightmare.This mid-1970’s Corvette wentup in flameson the side of the road as the owner was headed for the 40th Annual North Jersey Auto Show & Flea Market at Bergen Community College on Saturday morning in Paramus, NJ.The fire appears

CORVETTEBLOGGER.COM - 2018-05-21 15:35:43

N.J. ShopRite that sold $315M Powerball lottery ticket to donate $30K bonus

Against a backdrop of gummy bears, birthday balloons and greeting cards, the owners of ShopRite of Hackensack accepted a $30,000 ceremonial check from theNew Jersey Lotteryon Monday as a bonus forselling a Powerball ticketworth $315.3 million.

NJ.COM - 2018-05-21 13:12:00

Elderly Woman Dies In Fire, Measles Cases Reported In Bergen

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — About 18,000 people were without power Tuesday due to a severe thunderstorm that blanketed North Jersey with heavy rain and wind. There were reports of downed trees and...Read more

PATCH - 2018-05-21 12:43:48

Paramus Girl Still Critical Following School Bus Crash

"My sister is a smart, beautiful vibrant girl who is full of life. Those of you who know Sofia know how much she loves her family and her friends," Ron stated. "Sofia has a long recovery ahead of her, but she is resilient and a fighter."

PATCH - 2018-05-21 14:29:18

3-alarm fire burns through 2 homes in Bronx

John Del Giorno reports from Newscopter 7 on the fire.TREMONT, Bronx (WABC) --A three-alarm fire in the Bronx started in a vacant home before spreading to another Monday morning.The fire broke out around 5:45 a.m. inside the home on Anthony Avenue in the Tremont section.Flames could be seen shooting

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-05-21 10:20:04

Masked gunman kills 25-year-old at fast-food joint in Manhattan

The shooter, who covered his face with either a scarf or a mask, shot the victim twice in the head, police sources said.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-05-20 12:46:02

Why was Paramus school bus crash so violent? Buses vulnerable to side impact, experts say

School buses are among the safest vehicles on the road, according to federal statistics. School transportation vehicles experience 0.2 fatalities for every 100 million miles driven,according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, compared with 1.5 fatalities for every 100 million mil


Violent Stabbing Leaves Male Dead at Totowa Quick Chek

A violent stabbing that happened at a Quick Chek store in Totowa left one person dead overnight.The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office has launched an investigation into the incident that happened in the 70s block of Union Boulevard just after 3:30 a.m.According to a preliminary investigation, an un

RLSMEDIA.COM - 2018-05-20 09:05:52

Essex County Narcotics Sweep Nets A Dozen Suspects

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, along with local, state and federal agencies, executed seven search warrants this week in Newark, Eas


Man fatally shot on Brooklyn street

The unidentified victim, 36, was shot multiple times in the chest at 7:45 a.m. on Decatur Street near Thomas S. Boyland Street in Bed-Stuy, cops said.


WATCH: Paramus Bus Crash Victim Gets Surprise From NY Rangers

O'Callaghan received an autographed goalie stick from his hockey idol, Henrik Lundqvist, and a signed card from the New York Rangers, his father posted on Facebook.

PATCH - 2018-05-20 12:17:23

HS Track: Heights Boys Win County Seat Relays, Girls Second

HACKENSACK, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Track team returned to the track on Saturday, slogging through the rainy weather to compete in the County Seat Relays at Hackensack High School. Battling through the weather, the Aviators were successful, finishing second in the team scoring in the girl's divi

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-05-20 03:00:00

NJ middle school mourns deaths of teacher, classmate day after fatal bus crash

PARAMUS, N.J. — They lost a beloved teacher and a well-liked classmate in an awful crash between a school bus from their school and a dump truck. On Friday, the day after the fatal collision, students at East Brook Middle School here were back in school. Academic assignments were few, if any. The po


Neither rain nor walls nor monkey bars kept these first-responders from competing

Monkey bars, climbing ropes, inverted walls, kettle bell swings and police barricades were among the 15 obstacles that contestants had to scale, leap over and dangle from as they sprinted through the Battle of the Frontlines fundraiser in Secaucus on Saturday.

DAILY RECORD - 2018-05-20 00:12:00

Woman And Her 7-Year-Old Son Found Dead After Jumping From The Top Floor Of A NYC Hotel

Stephanie Adams, 47, jumped with her son, Vincent, from the top floor of the Gotham Hotel around 8:15 a.m., reported theNew York Post.


‘Bonnie and Clyde’ rip off auto body shop in broad daylight

A Bonnie-and-Clyde couple of thieves ripped off a Bronx auto body shop in broad daylight Friday, snatching $1,300 in cash from an office desk, cops said.


Around Montclair: 'Skinhead' Rant|Animal Shelter|Unity Tour

Patch reviews this week's top stories in Essex County (click headline to read article).NJ School Board Member Sorry For 'Skinhead' Traffic Rant (VIDEO)NJ Animal Shelter Director May Get Job Back After Alleged CrueltySouth Orange-Maplewood Ponders $127M Plan To Integrate SchoolsNJ Teacher Allegedly S