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Newton High School Student Reports Suspicious Activity to Police

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Police Department is currently investigating a report of suspicious activity that occurred while a 15-year old student was walking along High Street/Route 94 in the area of Summit Avenue, according to police.


Police investigating two separate shoplifting cases in Greenwich Twp.

GREENWICH TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – The Greenwich Township Police Department is investigating two unrelated shoplifting incidents that occurred in January. The first incident happened on Sunday, January 13, at the Best Buy, located at 1202 New Brunswick Avenue. Police are looking for the two su


Heart and Soul event to honor EMS responders

BLAIRSTOWN -- Jean McKenna never expected in the early morning hours of Dec. 2 when her husband, Pete, urged her to dial 911, that in the 20-minute ambulance ride to Newton Medical Center, the team from the Blairstown Ambulance Corps would revive her husband four times.


Alleged Hackettstown hit-and-run driver located

HACKETTSTOWN -- Police have identified the alleged driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run accident that injured a pedestrian Monday afternoon. A brief statement from the Hackettstown Police Department on Thursday afternoon stated that law enforcement has located the driver, whose name will be


New Jersey Democrats move forward with plan to get Trump’s tax returns

TRENTON — New Jersey state lawmakers moved forward Thursday with a bill that could force President Donald Trump to disclose his tax returns. The Democrat-controlled state Senate voted along partisan lines, 23-11, to advance the measure to the General Assembly. One Democrat did not vote.


Events in New Jersey on 02-22-2019

Here is a look at 4 events happening tomorrow that we have previewed in New Jersey Stage. We are the place to turn to for coverage of art-related events throughout the entire state. Send your press releases to info@newjerseystage.com to have your shows previewed and be sure to add your events to our


Blairstown celebrates ‘Anita Ardia Remembrance Day'

BLAIRSTOWN -- Anita Ardia made history within the township and the township and Blairstown Historic Preservation Committee have recognized her contributions to Blairstown by declaring every Feb. 12 as Anita Ardia Remembrance Day.


New Jersey driver who killed 3 in alleged drug-fueled gas station crash has history of drug arrests: report

A New Jersey driver who plowed into a gas station while he was allegedly overdosing on drugs, killing a teen and two others on Tuesday, reportedly has a history of reckless driving and drug-related charges.


Queen Latifah to Build Affordable Housing in New Jersey: Report

Actress and hip hop artist Queen Latifah is headed back to her New Jersey roots, according to a published report. The artist plans to build a new affordable housing complex in Newark, but the project comes with a pricey cost.


New Jersey born-woman who joined ISIS in Syria denied return to US

The lawyer for an Alabama woman, who was born in Hackensack back in 1994, denied return to the U.S. after joining the Islamic State group in Syria says he has evidence she's an American citizen.


'Real Housewives of New Jersey' Star Danielle Staub Finalizes Divorce With Marty Caffrey

Danielle Staub and Marty Caffrey's marriage is officially a thing of the past. The Real Housewives of New Jersey star and her husband of less than a year finalized their divorce on Thursday, according to Us Weekly.


Route 80 tractor-trailer accident sends 2 to hospital

HARDWICK -- Two men were taken to the hospital after a tractor-trailer veered off the road while traveling on Route 80 early Tuesday morning, police said. According to State Police spokesman Trooper Alejandro Goez, a truck registered to California-based company Daylight Transport struck a guardrail


Teen Killed In Head-On Crash In NJ Snowstorm In Sussex County

An 18-year-old man was killed in a head-on crash on a slick New Jersey road during the snowstorm, police said. Kyle McCann of Wantage was killed when his pickup truck crossed a roadway into traffic and struck a truck head-on on Wednesday, police said.


Sweeney: Don’t expect legal cannabis in New Jersey until at least January

TRENTON — New Jersey’s top lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to legalize cannabis for recreational use, but new dispensaries aren’t likely to open any time soon. “I think, best case scenario, you’re going to have marijuana available legally [in] January,” Senate President Steve Sweeney told r


Police search for man who allegedly passed counterfeit bills

GREENWICH TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Greenwich Township Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man suspected of passing counterfeit money, police said.


Man accused of pointing handgun at driver on I-80

ROXBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A New York man was charged Friday morning after he allegedly pointed a handgun at driver on Interstate 80 in Roxbury Township, state police said.


Authorities: 3 people found stabbed in Pennsylvania home

FOLSOM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been stabbed at Pennsylvania home. But it's not yet clear what sparked the stabbings, which occurred around 10 a.m. Thursday in Ridley.


Pennsylvania boy fatally impaled by glass from shattered picture frame

PHILADELPHIA – Authorities say a 4-year-old boy was killed when a glass-framed photo fell from a wall at his family’s Philadelphia home, spraying the room with chards that struck him in the abdomen.


Republican Candidate at Center of Fraud Inquiry Calls for New Congressional Election in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — Mark Harris, the Republican candidate for Congress in North Carolina whose campaign funded an illegal voter-turnout operation, on Thursday called for a new election.


Indy Takes Prize at Westminster Dog Show

DELAWARE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Indy is a 4-year-old Australian cattle dog. We sat down with the Australian cattle dog and owner Lisa Pontius inside Spencer's Chrome near Turbotville.