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Man killed in Woodland Park Route 80 head-on crash identified
Rocco Donatiello, 29, was driving a Honda CRVwhen he was involved in a head-on crash with a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT at about 4:30 a.m. near exit 56, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office.
1 taken to hospital after shooting in Allentown, police say
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A 22-year-old man was taken to the hospital after a shooting in Allentown early Sunday morning.The man was shot once in the foot after a disturbance at 1101 Hamilton Street at 3:59 a.m.The man was driven to the hospital with minor injuries.Police are searching for a Hispanic male su
Prosecutor: Suspect grabs gun from NJ officer, kills self
HILLSIDE, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say a suspect in an attempted carjacking grabbed a gun from an officer and killed himself in a New Jersey police station.The Union County prosecutor's office says 41-year-old Jermaine Covington of Baltimore left the scene of a 1 p.m. Friday traffic accident and a b
Woman Found on I-81 Ramp Dies at Hospital
The Lackawanna County coroner says Rachel Teplitsky, 26, of Tafton, was found on the Interstate 81 south off-ramp at the Davis Street exit. She was badly hurt and later died at the hospital.
Lane closures planned for I-78 in Warren County
PHILLIPSBURG, NJ, (Warren County) –More travel restrictions along I-78 and adjacent roadways near the Pennsylvania-New Jersey border are scheduled for the week of June 24 to accommodate the I-78 bridges and approach slabs rehabilitation project, according to the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Comm
Heroin overdose leads to arrests of 2 wanted individuals
At 11:02 p.m. Wednesday, police were dispatched to the Boyd Street residence and found an unresponsive female. An officer administered Narcan, and she was revived, police said.
Fight with ends with reports of gunshots at Manville go-go bar
A state appellate court has upheld the 16-year prison sentence given to Andre Henderson, 41, of Plainfield, for attacking a 60-year-old city police officer in 2012. Henderson, who is serving his sentence in Newark State Prison, will not be eligible for parole until October 2025. Henderson was found
Pennsylvania indoor water park voted best in nation
USA Today readers havevotedAquatoptia at Camelback Resort as the nation's number one indoor water park as part of the newspaper's annual 10Best feature, which selects the best in entertainment, food and other categories.
Six arrested for allegedly distributing child pornography
Six people, among them two Paterson residents, were arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography over the internet, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
Sparta Police: Speeding Stop Ends with Lost Driver Charged with DWI
SPARTA. NJ – A Newark man who thought he was heading to Atlantic City only won a trip to the Sparta Police Department headquarters after being stopped for speeding. On June 18 around 3 a.m. Cpl. Kurt Morris stopped Manuel Pinheiro, 48, for driving 84 MPH in a 55 MPH zone on Route 15 south, police s
Sussex County chiropractor sentenced to three years in connection with $4 million medical insurance fraud ring
Dr. John Langeraap, 39, of Sparta, also must pay a $15,000 fine under the sentence handed down by Judge Peter Ryan in Superior Court in Essex County on Friday. Langeraap was sentenced in accordance with a plea agreement reached when he pleaded guilty to second-degree conspiracy to commit insurance f
Teen actress wears 'I do care' jacket to protest first lady
Ortega wore a green, hooded military jacket reading "I do care and u should too" on the red carpet at the Radio Disney Music Awards Friday night, countering the "I really don't care, do u?" jacket the first lady wore as she left Washington to visit detained migrant children this week.
Franklin man shot, police searching for suspect
Robertson also said that upon arrival of patrol units, a 23-year old Somerset resident was found to have been struck by gunfire, according to a news release.
This Wayne House Is The Cheapest Home For Sale In Passaic County
Address:2 Brookside Rd, Wayne, New JerseyPrice: $9,200Bedrooms: TwoBathrooms: OneBuilt: 1960Features: Here is your chance to move in to Wayne. This house is located in a flood area and not safe to enter. Flood insurance is required to purchase. It is strongly suggested prospective buyers do their du
Phillipsburg man, woman indicted in relation to sexual assault
PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. - A man and woman of Phillipsburg, New Jersey have been arrested in relation to sexual assault an endangering the welfare of a child.
Sussex County chiropractor sentenced to prison in connection with $4M medical insurance fraud ring
TRENTON, NJ– A Sussex County chiropractor was sentenced to three years in prison today for his role in a medical fraud ring that bilked nearly $4 million from numerous insurance carriers, according to Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor.
Man Missing From Blairstown: Police
BLAIRSTOWN, NJ — Police are searching for John Haycock, 51, a Blairstown man they say has gone missing.
That Freaky Plant That Makes You Blind? It's In Morris County
MORRIS COUNTY — As you've probably heard by now, giant hogweed, an invasive species of plant that can leave you with third-degree burns or blind, was recently discovered in Virginia. But what you might not know is that researchers previously found the plant in Morris County, too. The plant was last
Area Water Park Named Best by USA Today
“We have a lot of water parks here. They are not only known regionally and throughout the nation but throughout the world. With Kalahari, with Camelback and Great Wolf, and of course now Camelback with the outdoor waterpark and it’s new designation, we can’t be more thrilled,” said Chris Barrett, Po
Charges filed after daylight defecation at car wash
James Zanelli, 65, of 7 Avenue B, is charged with open lewdness and disorderly conduct, third-degree misdemeanors.