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Man Admits to Fatally Shooting Neighbor in Broad Daylight
What to KnowA man in NJ who admitted to fatally shooting his neighbor last year in broad daylight could face up to 25 years in prison, authorities sayShansey Abernathy, 24, pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated manslaughter for the killing of Alphonso Pearson, 27, prosecutors announcedProsecutor
Tour bus hits overpass in Newark; several hurt
Several people are being treated for injuries after a tour bus returning from Washington, D.C. crashed into an overpass in Newark, New Jersey.
Why is flooding always so bad in North Jersey? The area used to be a prehistoric lake
The Passaic River Basin was a massive lake that formed 25,000 years ago after a glacier that covered a large portion of of North Jersey retreated leaving debris that blocked gaps in the Watchung Mountains, according to federal and state reports.
Parts of Fairfield Remain Flooded in Aftermath of Weekend Storm
FAIRFIELD, NJ — Nearly five inches of torrential rain that the National Weather Service reported to have fallen in the Caldwell-West Caldwell area on Saturday caused havoc on some Fairfield roads and homes as well.Flash flood warnings were sent out as homeowners watched the water flow down from the
Wayne man charged in hit-and-run involving Paterson boy on bike
The suspect, Joseph Zinhobl, was charged with two third-degree crimes – leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in serious bodily injury and endangering an injured victim, said Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald in a joint press release.
Homeless man beaten with bat in Paterson street robbery, police say
The victim was near the corner of Broadway and Summer Street at about 10 a.m. when the attack took place, according to Sgt. Anthony Lay. The suspect confronted the victim with the bat, demanded money and began striking him, police said.
Newark man charged in Fourth of July shooting of 5-year-old girl: police
Jamar Battle, 30, is accused of shooting a 5-year-old girl in Newark on the Fourth of July (Credit: Newark Police)
Mom charged with leaving 3-week-old in car as she shopped
Zahra Sharifnezhadazizi, of Little Falls, was charged with two counts of child endangerment and one count of abuse and neglect, the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.
Night Out's real purpose; What's A. DeGise's view of I.C.E. pact | Feedback
What are you doing? Is there no end to the need for re-creating things that had a totally different meaning. "National Night Out" was not started to be a carnival with a free hot dog. It was supposed to be a night to sit outside your house and get to know your neighbors. Instead it has evolved i
Authorities identify woman who was fatally stabbed Sunday
Authorities initially responded to a call of a woman suffering from cardiac arrest in the apartment, sources said, but they discovered that Wilson had a stab wound to her torso, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.
Newark man wanted in Fourth of July shooting of 5-year-old girl: police
Jamar Battle, 30, is wanted in connection with the Fourth of July shooting of a 5-year-old girl in Newark (Credit: Newark Police)
Award-Winning Actress, Rapper, Singer and Newark Native Queen Latifah Hosts 2018 “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™” Awards on Sunday, August 26 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 14, 2018--BET Networks and BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ are thrilled to announce Academy Award® nominated actress, world-renowned rapper, songstress, and producer Queen Latifah as the host of the 2018 “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™” Awards. The Newark, New Jersey native will return to her
Cedar Grove Bulk Pickup for Flood Related Items Begins Wednesday
CEDAR GROVE, NJ -Cedar Grove Township is providing additional bulk garbage pickup days due to the flash flooding event that affected many residents. Additional garbage trucks will be in service. All residents may place bulk items at the curbside for pickup on Wednesday and Friday of this week.TAPint
Community Braves Storm to Support 10th Livingston National Night Out
LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite a late-afternoon thunderstorm that caused the National Guard Helicopter to cancel its landing at the Memorial Oval for Livingston’s 10thannual National Night Out (NNO) last week, the event still achieved its goal of bringing members of the community and the Livingston Police
Man faces 10 years in prison for crash that killed 2 teens
Rashaun Bell, of Jersey City, pleaded guilty to two counts of leaving the scene of the Oct. 18, 2017 crash in the area of Terrace Avenue and Leonard Street in which Elionel Jimenez, 15, and Alexander Rosas Flores, 16, died.
Angry Subway Riders Miss Stop, Attack Train Conductor: NYPD
Three people were captured on video attacking a subway conductor in Brooklyn, with one woman cheering on the trio. Michael George reports. (Published Monday, Aug. 13, 2018)
Black girls from Paterson told they aren't welcome at Jersey Shore gift shop
Four Paterson girls, ages 12 and 13, were kicked out of the Jenkinson's Aquarium gift shop on Friday during a camp field trip, despite having a chaperone with them.Danielle Parhizkaran, NorthJersey
Cars tossed like toys in flooded New Jersey river
LITTLE FALLS, N.J. (WHTM) - Rising floodwaters swept more than a dozen cars into a New Jersey river.Heavy thunderstorms swept through Saturday and dropped about five inches of rain on Little Falls. The Peckman River overflowed and swept cars from the parking lot of a Chrysler and Jeep dealership.One
NJ Weather: Flash flood warnings issued today again for Central Jersey
CENTRAL JERSEY – The National Weather Service offices in Mount Holly and New York has issued flash flood watches through this evening for Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex, Union, Mercer and Monmouth counties. High levels of rain in recent weeks make the threat of flash flooding especially likely.
9 arrested, 1 at large in drug sweep that nets over $100K in cash
Authorities seized $114,497 , plus 33 grams of cocaine with a street value of $870, and about 43 grams of heroin worth $1,330.