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‘It’s Monday Or Never’: Gov. Murphy Says Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In New Jersey Short On Votes
TRENTON, N.J. (CBS/AP) — Days ahead of a planned vote in the Legislature that would make New Jersey the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana, Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday that the measure is short of the votes needed to pass. The Democrat spoke Thursday during a news conference alongside
Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority offers mulch, compost to residents
MORRISTOWN – The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA), which provides service to several communities and to the Southeast Morris Municipal Utilities Authority(SMCMUA) that serves Morristown, Morris Township, Morris Plains and Hanover Township, will offer screened compost and double-grou
NJ mom accidentally kills baby while passed-out drunk
DELRAN — A Burlington County woman has been sentenced to four years in state prison for the accidental killing of her newborn son in 2015. A relative showed up at Melissa Johnson's house in February 2015 and found the woman asleep on the couch with her three-month-old son partially wedged underneath
He was deported 3 times, but he kept coming back to N.J. Now, he’s headed to jail, ICE says.
Immigration officials are unsure exactly when Carlos Juarez-Sanchez, a native of Honduras, first illegally crossed the border into the U.S. But, they know he was deported in 2008. And again in 2013. And again in 2014.
The End of an Era: Coach Finke retires from coaching basketball
WEST MILFORD - For the past 30 years, the name of Coach John Finke has been synonymous with Highlanders Basketball. The long time Coach of the West Milford High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team announced last week that he is retiring from coaching the high school team.
Neighbors fuming over rumored 60,000-square-foot NJ megamansion
This place is going to make the White House look like a shack. A 60,000-square-foot megamansion bigger than the place where President Trump lives — and about the same size as his vacation home at Mar-a-Lago — is in the process of being built in New Jersey.
Prosecutors say NJ cops pulled over drivers — to rob them!
PATERSON — A city police officer accused of stealing money during illegal traffic stops and shakedowns and then falsifying reports has been indicted on charges he conspired to violate individuals' civil rights.
N.J. ref who forced high school wrestler to cut dreadlocks alleges emotional distress, could file lawsuit
The New Jersey referee who attracted widespread condemnation on social media in December when a video of him forcing Buena Regional High School wrestler Andrew Johnson to cut his dreadlocks emerged has taken the first step toward filing a lawsuit alleging defamation of character and emotional distre
Alternate GOP slate taps Castronova for council seat bid
WEST MILFORD – Steven Castronova will join incumbent Township Councilmen Peter McGuinness and Lou Signornio on an alternative Republican slate in the June primary, slate spokesman Matt Conlon announced in a press release Wednesday.
Details Emerge In Rockaway Crash That Killed Woman, 22
A 22-year-old Rockaway woman had been drinking at two bars and was using her phone at the time of a crash that killed her friend last month, according to a new report . Samantha Viscardi was behind the wheel of a vehicle that crashed near Green Pond Road on Feb. 2 near her home, killing her friend a
Treasurer allegedly bilked $400,000 from charity for families of fallen NYPD officers
NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- A volunteer treasurer for a charity benefiting the families of fallen New York City police officers has been arrested on charges she stole funds to pay personal expenses like dental work and tickets to a Barbra Streisand show.
Wayne Teachers To Walk Out Following Drop In Take-Home Pay
WAYNE, NJ — Teachers will walk out of every school in the district Wednesday in protest of reductions of their take-home pay. Members of the Wayne Education Association will walk out after the end of school to call attention to more of their paychecks going to fund their medical benefits.
West Milford facility again on lockdown after nororvirus outbreak
WEST MILFORD - Norovirus is popping up again at an assisted living facility in West Milford. Three people have gotten sick at the Chelsea at Bald Eagle, forcing others to be confined to their rooms.
New Milford PD: Essex Car Thieves Busted With Ski Masks, Counterfeit Cash, More
A trio of Essex County 18-year-olds suspected in local car thefts were grabbed by New Milford police with ski masks, mechanics’ gloves, stolen bank checks and counterfeit money in their car before dawn Thursday, authorities said.
Man, 81, killed in head-on Sussex County crash
An 81-year-old man was killed and two others injured when two SUVs collided head-on Saturday afternoon in Sussex County, authorities said. Joseph Szollosi was driving north on Route 565 in Frankford at 4:45 p.m. when he crossed the double-yellow line and slammed into a southbound vehicle, State Poli
Sparta Police: Wrong Way Drunk Driver on 15 Causes Minor Accident
SPARTA, NJ – A Franklin woman driving south on the northbound side of Route 15 caused a minor accident and is facing drunk driving charges. On March 15 around 9 p.m. Officer Arlene Lippencott saw Wanda Taylor, 49 hit the driver side fender of a white Suzuki driven by Hisham Albreim, causing Albreim
Marijuana company faces opposition in Paterson
A company seeking to open a marijuana cultivation facility and a dispensary in the city faced opposition from South Paterson residents at a townhall meeting on Wednesday night.
Taylor Swift Goes To Court
(NEW YORK, NY) — A broker at Douglas Elliman, Andrew Azoulay, accused Ms. Swift of owing him $1.08 million dollars in commission for a purchase she made on Franklin street in Tribeca. The three-story townhouse was shown by the Elliman broker in February 2017. Later that year, Swift had purchased the
Lush Morris Co. Backyard Perfect For Summer
MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ -- Spring is here, and that means summer is right around the corner. This $2 million Mountain Lakes home features a backyard that's perfect for spending warm summer nights. Read more about it here, and visit realtor.com for more photos.
Road improvements roll out in Franklin, Elk and Glassboro
Starting on Monday, March 25, construction will begin on the second grouping of roads to be milled and paved in accordance with the Gloucester County Highway Department’s 2019 Highway Overlay Program projects.