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Police continue to search for missing Paterson woman

Paterson police have not forgotten Shanaya Coley, the 24-year-old woman who was allegedly abducted in her own car in early December. "We have not forgotten or moved on from trying to find out what occurred," said Detective Capt. Richard Reyes. Despite receiving no new information, Reyes said members

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-16 17:32:30

A hammer attack, armed robbery and carjacking in Paterson

PATERSON - A hammer-wielding thief attacked a robbery victim in the People's Park neighborhood, which is one of three serious crimes that took place on Monday within a five-hour period, police said. The other two cases involved a carjacking in the 1st Ward and an armed robbery in the 5th Ward, polic

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-16 17:40:26

Vaping 'epidemic': North Jersey schools crack down as students increasingly inhale

NORTH JERSEY - Parents, take notice - your child's school is cracking down on vaping. Students caught using e-cigarettes - commonly called vaping - or in possession of vaping devices can, in an increasing number of northern New Jersey school districts, be found in violation of substance abuse polici

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-16 19:33:53

Police: Man charged with DWI after drinking 'Catnip Cocktail'

Police in New Jersey say a man who admitted drinking a "Catnip Cocktail" was arrested on DWI charges. According to police, Joseph Donofrio of Valhalla, NY was driving recklessly at a high rate of speed on Route 23 in Wayne on Jan. 13th at about 10:55 p.m. A sergeant observed him trying to make a lef

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-16 00:40:36

Egan ascends to school board president

FAIRFIELD TWP. - Newly re-elected school board member Brian Egan traded in his grades K-6 Board of Education vice president's chair for the president's seat during the Tuesday, Jan. 9 reorganization meeting. Board member Robert Lombardy replaced Egan by unanimous vote as vice president. Former Board

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2018-01-16 15:23:00

Suffolk Legis. DuWayne Gregory wants to challenge Rep. Peter King

Democrat DuWayne Gregory, presiding officer of the Suffolk Legislature, announces Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, that he will run for Congress. Photo Credit: Barry Sloan Democrat DuWayne Gregory, the presiding officer of the Suffolk Legislature, announced Tuesday he would seek to challenge Rep. Peter Kin

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-16 16:03:00

A Letter of Thank You from Former Montville Township Mayor James Sandham

I have a number of Thank Yous - First and foremost, to the citizens of Montville, Pine Brook and Towaco - for your support in four Primary and four General Elections. I am truly honored that you gave a "poor kid from the Bronx" with a speech impediment, who had only been in town for 8 years, the pri

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-16 01:05:00

Suspect in Ridgewood robbery sleeps over at victim's house, then zaps and steals from him

Cops need the public's help in finding a man who spent the night at a Ridgewood man's house before robbing and assaulting him last week. Police said the trouble began at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 12, when Tyler Chancellor, 25, woke up at the home on Wyckoff Avenue near Putnam Avenue and told the 25-year-old

QNS.COM - 2018-01-16 22:00:52

Schools discuss make-up days following back-to-back snow storms

Back-to-back snow storms have given Mid-South students a long weekend of fun. Unfortunately, nothing in this world is free. The students will have to make up those missed days somehow. How the days are made up depends on the school district. Collierville Schools Superintendent John Aitken said his d

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-01-16 19:05:43

Benjamin Hooks Central Library warming center to remain open through Thursday

Big HEAT MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The after hours warming center at the Benjamin Hooks Central Library has extended its operating hours as snow continues to fall across the Mid-South. The City of Memphis says the center will now be open through Thursday. Residents seeking shelter from the bitter cold can vi

WREG - 2018-01-16 11:04:47

Man remembers marching with MLK

"I'm 71. I was 21 in 1968." Rev. Dr. L. LaSimba Gray remembers marching with Dr. King. "He was the man. At that time, I was not a minister. I was a college senior at Lane College in Jackson, TN and I was driving back and forth to Memphis," said Dr.Gray. Clayborn Temple was the place strikers asse

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-01-15 20:07:18

Women arrested, charged in Southaven homicide

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - The Southaven Police Department is investigating a homicide in the 2800 block of Pinnacle Drive. Officers responded to the scene Sunday, Jan. 13 around 11:00 p.m. An initial investigation led to the arrest of 54-year-old Deborah Jean Carroll. She has been charged with murder and i

WREG - 2018-01-14 21:48:43

MPD: Trio sells large amount of heroin to undercover cop at Kroger

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A large amount of heroin, felons toting guns and a police chase. The Memphis Police Department said it all happened at Kroger in Whitehaven in the middle of the afternoon. It all started Thursday, Jan. 11 around 3:30 p.m. when police said three men sold an undercover officer a large

WREG - 2018-01-15 23:49:11

Snow to start falling in Memphis around 8 p.m., accumulation likely, says weather service

Snow is expected to start falling in Shelby County about 8 p.m. Monday, and accumulation of at least one to two inches is expected in the area by Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said. Snowfall of about three inches was expected in some areas outside Shelby County, particularly in easte

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2018-01-15 23:10:15

CLOSED: Shelby County, other schools begin to close ahead of second winter storm

A handful of school districts have already announced they will be closed Tuesday, including Haywood, Lauderdale, Hardeman, and Fayette County school districts.MEMPHIS PREPARATIONS Memphis crews are working to prepare roads for the snow. Crews began spreading salt brine on the roads around 7 a.m. Mon

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-01-15 18:01:55

Family feud leaves cousin stabbed in Whitehaven

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Memphis Police responded to a stabbing call in the 4800 block of Berta Rd. at 4:45 Sunday morning in Whitehaven. When police arrived on the scene, one man had been stabbed by his cousin, according to MPD. Police told FOX13 the victim was transported to Regional One in non-critical c


Granite City man to serve prison time for illegal gun possession

A Granite City man will spend more than three years in prison after he fired a gun into the air at an East St. Louis housing complex in November 2016. Leon Johnson, 28, was found on a park bench with a loaded pistol at his feet by East St. Louis police officers on Nov. 9, 2016. They had been called

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-16 18:08:00

Trial set after man's life sentence, conviction for alleged molestation gets reversed

Burgund EDWARDSVILLE - A judge Friday set a firm April 30 trial date for Michael Burgund, formerly of Alton, who is free on bond after the Fifth District Appellate Court reversed his conviction and life sentence for allegedly molesting two female household members, ages 2 and 3. Circuit Judge Kyle

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-15 00:17:57

Local police chiefs, officers to be recognized at annual banquet

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS - Multiple officers and law enforcement personnel from local departments will be honored Thursday at the Southwestern Illinois Law Enforcement Commission (SILEC) and Southern Illinois Police Chiefs' Association (SIPCA) joint SILEC/SIPCA Awards Banquet. The 26th annual banquet will b

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-16 16:22:31

Corruption probe of new local leaders by old political rivals fails the smell test

When a police officer is involved in a shooting, the officer is put on a desk assignment and an outside agency is tasked with investigating the shooting. That arm's-length, independent look ensures there is no favoritism and that the facts lead where the facts lead. But in Madison County there is to

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-16 00:30:00