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Millionaire Liquor Heiress Pleads Guilty in NYC Sex Cult Case; Alleged Bookkeeper Expected to Plead Guilty: Sources

The heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune has pleaded guilty to two charges in connection with the alleged NXIVM sex-trafficking cult case. Clare Bronfman, the 39-year-old daughter of late philanthropist and Seagram CEO Edgar Bronfman, issued a tearful apology in court Friday as she admitted she h


Edison High School Mourns Death of Student

Edison, NJ - A high school student at Edison High School has died by suicide. Parents were advised of the death in a letter from Principal Charles K. Ross, dated April 18. The name of the student has not been released.


Wendy Williams' Estranged Husband Calls Cops to New Jersey Mansion After She Files for Divorce

One week after Wendy Williams filed for divorce, her husband Kevin Hunter asked police to come to their home. On Thursday, Hunter called local law enforcement and asked that they respond to his and Williams’ New Jersey mansion to address members of the media, who were waiting outside.


Should N.J. ditch changing clocks for Daylight Saving Time? It could happen.

Delaware this week became the latest state in which lawmakers proposed a striking idea to avoid the annual, often-hated practice of switching clocks back and forth because of Daylight Saving Time: Simply move to another time zone.


'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star Joe Giudice's immigration appeal denied. Will he be deported back to Italy?

Joe Giudice could be closer to being deported to his native Italy after Immigration and Customs Enforcement dismissed an appeal made by the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star to remain in the U.S.


Man in bike helmet robs NJ bank with help from employees

PARK RIDGE — It wasn't exactly an inside job, but a man wearing a bike helmet got help from employees to rob a bank on Wednesday by sending them into the vault to fetch the cash.


N.J. trooper shared sexually explicit photo of 5-year-old with girl’s own mother, authorities say

A New Jersey state trooper exchanged a sexually explicit photo of a 5-year-old girl with the victim’s own mother after she asked him if he wanted to rape the girl, according to a criminal complaint by the state’s Office of the Attorney General.


Pit bulls attack horse in N.J. neighborhood, leaving it with bloody gashes requiring surgery

Two pit bulls got loose in a Hunterdon County neighborhood Wednesday evening and attacked a horse, leaving it with bloody gashes on its face and legs that will require surgery, authorities said.


Man Arrested At St. Patrick's Cathedral With Cans Of Gasoline Was Also Arrested At NJ Church On Monday

The man arrested for bringing cans of gasoline, lighter fluid, and butane lighters to St. Patrick's Cathedral is a philosophy PhD student at CUNY, and also taught classes at Lehman College and Brooklyn College.


Flyers cover Kate Smith statue, won't play her recording of 'God Bless America' amid racism allegation

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Flyers have covered the statue of Kate Smith outside the Wells Fargo Center and will stop using her recording of "God Bless America" as an allegation of racism against the singer has come to light.


Three Edison Police Officers Rescue Driver From Overturned Car

EDISON, NJ –Three police officers are credited with saving the life of a 26-year-old Edison man whose car veered across Woodbridge Avenue on Thursday evening before it slammed into another car and flipped upside-down.


Golden Tate is pumped to be with Giants, but finds one thing about New Jersey weird

Giants’ wide receiver Golden Tate, signed as a free agent after several months with the Philadelphia Eagles, merely had to drive up the New Jersey Turnpike to get to his new offices in East Rutherford. Seems he didn’t have a full tank when he started out.


N.J. Man Jammed Newark Airport GPS Signals, FCC Says

The Federal Communications Commission has issued a stern warning to a New Jersey man who allegedly used an electronic device that jams GPS signals. The warning? Knock it off. Now.


ALERT: East Orange Residents, Have You Seen Tamara?

A report has been filed for a teenaged girl who went missing after leaving her East Orange home for school on Thursday morning. Family of the teen said Tamara Hightower, 17, is about 5'4” tall and was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue long-sleeved shirt with slits on the arm, bluish/turquoise Cha


Man riding motorcycle killed in Jersey City crash

JERSEY CITY — A man riding a motorcycle was killed when he collided with car Friday afternoon at the intersection of Bergen Avenue and Morton Place. A witness said the motorcycle was going south at a slow speed on Bergen Avenue at Morton Place when a car traveling in the other direction made a u-tur


N.J. police chief demoted me, forced me to retire for taking leave to care for sick mother, ex-cop says in lawsuit

A New Jersey police captain who took leave in order to care for his ailing mother has filed a lawsuit alleging his chief was angered by his absence and retaliated by demoting him and ultimately forcing him to retire.


Adele announces separation from husband Simon Konecki

NEW YORK — Adele and her husband Simon Konecki have separated. The pop singer's representatives Benny Tarantini and Carl Fysh confirmed the news Friday in a statement to The Associated Press.


Lethal Carbon Monoxide Levels Found After NY Man Can't Wake Up Family; 6 Kids Among 11 Hospitalized

Nearly a dozen people were hospitalized, including a toddler and five other children, after becoming sickened in a two-family Westchester County home where lethal levels of carbon monoxide were found, authorities say.


S.I. woman says she almost died when cooking-spray set her ablaze

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A 37-year-old woman nearly burned to death when she says a can of cooking spray situated near the stove spewed flames in her mother’s kitchen in Eltingville -- and her family hopes the harrowing tale will warn others about the potential dangers of the product.


DEVELOPING NEW BRUNSWICK NJ: Body Found on Street in New Brunswick

Middlesex County authorities are looking into the circumstances behind a body found on a street in New Brunswick early Saturday morning. According to published reports/live video from online journal New Brunswick Today, police set up a crime scene on Livingston Avenue after calls to headquarters rep