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Man dies after being taken into custody

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — A man died after he was taken into custody early Sunday.It happened around 1:53 a.m. when people were called to a six-story building along East 116th Street in East Harlem.When they arrived, authorities saw a 39-year-old man they described as “emotionally disturbed” being re

PIX11.COM - 2018-05-27 19:06:05

Passaic woman dies in Clifton crash on Route 3

Elizabeth Berdejo, of Passaic, was driving a Nissan Altima when it crashed around 4:35 p.m. near the intersection of Route 3 and Route 21, authorities said in a release Sunday.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-05-27 17:45:00

Man Collapses, Dies In NJ Woods As Search For Missing Man Goes On

A 56-year-old man from Philadelphia had been hiking with family near I-80 when he collapsed on Saturday, according to the NPS. Despite efforts by bystanders and emergency personnel, Todd R. Boschetto died at the scene.

PATCH - 2018-05-27 22:18:58

Driver killed after crashing into guardrail on Route 3

Elizabeth Berdejo, of Passaic, was pronounced dead not long after the one-vehicle crash at 4:35 p.m., Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Clifton Police Chief Mark Centurione announced on Sunday.

NJ.COM - 2018-05-27 14:30:00

Homeless around Newark Penn may have nowhere to go after shelter shutters

The City of Newark opened a wintertime shelter for homeless men, women and families through March, offering on-site referral and placement assistance for housing, employment, substance abuse and mental health counseling, as well as showers, laundry and dining facilities, where breakfast and dinner i

NJ.COM - 2018-05-27 08:35:00

Cops Beat Rookies With Dildos on Video, Pooped In Their Boots, Sodomized Them With Flashlights

Mountainside, NJ – A recentlawsuitfiled by six police officers from the Mountainside Police has revealed a culture of corruption and sadistic hazing within the department. According to the lawsuit, supervisors took part in degrading pranks on other officers, which included smacking officers with a g


(VIDEO) Student achievements highlighted at school board meeting

Roxbury middle school student Sarah Rice has been named State Champion for the "Patriot's Pen" essay contest. From left are: Teacher Adam Mahmoud, Rice, essay chairman Rich Olson, and VFW Post 2833 Commander John Leonard.Photo by Claudia Ceva

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2018-05-28 07:00:00

Hiker dies after collapsing on North Jersey trail

Rescue workers from the National Park Service, New Jersey Forest Fire Service, New Jersey State Park Police, New Jersey Search and Rescue and Blairstown EMS all responded to the scene.

NJ.COM - 2018-05-26 22:01:00

School bus driver charged with vehicular homicide in deaths of student, teacher in New Jersey crash

MORRISTOWN, N.J. - The 77-year-old school bus driver who crashed last week while trying to make a U-turn on Interstate 80 was charged Thursday with recklessly causing the deaths of a child and a teacher, according to criminal complaints. Hudy Muldrow Sr. of Woodland Park, N.J., was charged with two


Piscataway fisherman rescued from Franklin waters

FRANKLIN (Somerset) - A 77-year-old Piscataway man was rescued Thursday after he slipped and fell into the water while fishing in the area of Amwell Road and Market Street.Around 11:15 a.m., the Franklin Township Police Department received a report of a man in the water.READ:Franklin, Manville honor


Memorial Day Parade and Road Closure Information

PARSIPPANY — On Monday, May 28, Parsippany’s Memorial Day Parade will be held on North Beverwyck Road between 12:00 Noon and approximately 1:45 p.m.


Fire consumes roof, displaces family from Randolph home

Deputy Chief Michael Vanadia, speaking at the scene, said the department was advised of a structure fire at 11 a.m. and, based on the initial calls from the scene reporting visible fire and smoke, "I upgraded [the alarm] to get additional resources right away."


West Milford roofing contractor fined $221,000 by OSHA for ladder, asbestos violations

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced the fine for the Hewitt-based contractor, John Prevete Framing LLC, on Wednesday. The penalties stem from an Oct. 2, 2017 OSHA inspection, records show.


Going swimming this Memorial Day? Not at these 2 N.J. state parks.

Memorial Day weekend signals the start of the summer, and for many people the iconic American holiday wouldn't be complete without a cool, refreshing dip in a lake.


Sparta High School Girls Lacrosse: Big Win Over Indian Hills for NJSIAA North Section 1 Group 2 Championship

"The girls were awesome, simply awesome, from start to finish," Coach Kate Brennan. "Heart, smarts, guts, and finesse. It was really and truly incredible."


Crash with injuries backing up Route 287 in Morristown

State troopers are on the scene of a motor-vehicle crash with injuries that is backing up morning traffic on southbound Route 287 in Morristown.The accident occurred north of Exit 35. The three southbound left lanes of the highway were closed as of 9:03 a.m., according to the New Jersey Department o


One defendant left to be sentenced in gang slaying of Paterson teen Nazerah Bugg

One defendant, Baseem Williams, is left to be sentenced. He has pleaded guilty to committing aggravated manslaughter and is scheduled to receive a four-year sentence when he goes before Judge James J. Guida on June 1.


School bus driver in deadly crash had license suspended 14 times

The long, checkered driving record of 77-year-old Paterson resident Hudy Muldrow Sr. also includes eight speeding tickets and one citation for an improper lane change,according to state records cited by Patch and The Star-Ledger and Bergen Record newspapers.


Top Morristown officers tell court they disagreed with chief's decision to reassign detective

On the fourth day of a civil trial on Officer Keith Hudson's whistleblower lawsuit against Morristown, police Capt. Michael Buckley and Detective Lt. Stuart Greer were called to testify. Hudson's lawyer asked them why Hudson was removed, on Aug. 1, 2015, from the detective bureau.


Franklin man faces drug distribution charges

After the search warrant was executed and the home was searched on Monday, Lenny Quintero-Valentin 26, of Franklin, was arrested at the house at 6:30 a.m., according to Detective Sgt. Nevin Mattessich.