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Bridgewater 5th Grader Is 1st Female Wrestler To Take On The Boys

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Weighing in at 60 pounds, Paige Karp is not a girl you want to mess with. The spunky fifth grader at Eisenhower Intermediate School is the first female to join the school district's wrestling team.


Breaking: Massive explosion rocks Afrin after bomb is detonated in front of FSA base (video)

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:30 P.M.) – A massive explosion rocked the city of Afrin this afternoon following the detonation of a car bomb near the Free Syrian Army’s (FSA) headquarters.


Video shows alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto sidewalk in New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Newly released video shows an alleged drunk driver going out of control and onto a sidewalk in New Jersey, narrowly missing a man. The incident happened the night of Feb. 9 in Jersey City.


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.


Crash With Injuries Reported On Rt. 22 In Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — A motor vehicle crash with injuries is being reported on Route 22 east at N Mountain Avenue in Bridgewater, police announced at 4 p.m. The ramp from N Mountain Avenue onto Route 22 east will be closed until further notice. Drivers are asked to seek an alternate route and expect del


Photo Gallery: New Providence vs Gov. Livingston Boys Basketball Epic Thriller

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Enjoy the photo gallery of the epic thriller of a basketball game between New Providence and Gov. Livingston. The Pioneers basketball had to work overtime on Tuesday night - five of them, in fact - but the Pioneers finally outlasted neighboring rival Gov. Livingston, 82-77, befo


Just Listed In Bridgewater: $337K Colonial

BRIDGEWATER TWP, NJ — Check out this home that just hit the market in Bridgewater. Address: 224 Old York Rd, Bridgewater Twp, New Jersey. Features: Welcome home to this lovely four bedroom two bath colonial on a corner lot in a desirable Bridgewater neighborhood. The updated kitchen offers newer sta


Reward Offered for Former Flemington Man

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the apprehension of a former Flemington resident, according to a press release from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III.


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.


Raritan Mom Charged With Assault, Lashing Child's Back: Police

RARITAN, NJ — A Raritan mother was arrested and charged for assaulting her child on Friday in the borough. Raritan Police Officers were called to the area of Thompson Street and Railroad Avenue on Feb. 15 at 3:25 p.m. after a juvenile could be heard yelling for help, police report.


New Jersey school bus driver revived with Narcan following crash

(CNN) - A school bus driver was arrested after she overdosed while driving and crashed into a tree, Newark police said. The driver, Lisa Byrd, was transporting a dozen students from 14th Avenue School in Newark when the vehicle crashed into a tree on Wednesday, officials said in a statement.


Home Camera Captures Man Taking Package In Somerset County: NPPD

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — Residents are being asked to help identify a man wanted for stealing a delivered package from a home in North Plainfield on Friday, Feb. 15. The man can be seen approaching the home and taking a package from the front steps and walking away on a home surveillance video release


Park ranger furloughed by the government shutdown cashes out with $30 million in the New Jersey lottery

(CNN)During the longest government shutdown in US history, many employees were concerned about the status of their jobs and when they would return to work. Judith Smith, a National Park Service employee, was one of the many workers facing furlough, but instead of stressing about not receiving a payc


Lenny Dykstra leaving New Jersey with sex boasts, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ taunt

Lenny Dykstra is ready to put New Jersey in his rearview mirror. That’s what the former MLB great told NJ Advance Media during an exclusive tour Wednesday of his Linden home, where city housing inspectors doled out three summonses last year after neighbors accused Dykstra of running an illegal roomi


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.


Woman Pleads Guilty in DWI Crash that Killed One Passenger

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Middletown woman is facing a 10-year prison sentence after pleading to charges from a car crash on the Garden State Parkway in Woodbridge that killed one passenger and injured another passenger.


'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.


Red Devils battle tough against Franklin in county semis

BERNARDS TWP. – The Ridge High School girls basketball team gave top-seeded and nationally ranked Franklin a run for its money in the Somerset County Tournament semifinals on Thursday, Feb. 21.


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


Commuter Alert: NJ Transit Gladstone Branch Service Remains Suspended

WARREN, NJ - Service remains suspended on Friday on the Gladstone Branch of NJ Transit’s Morris and Essex line in both directions between Gladstone and Summit. Morris & Essex Line-Gladstone Branch rail service will remain suspended through the service day Friday, February 22 in both directions due t