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Paterson police officer killed in car crash

Authorities say a Paterson, New Jersey police officer was killed in a car crash Sunday morning.At about 10:50 a.m., police responded to the area of 150 Getty Avenue in Paterson in response to a vehicle collision.The Passaic County Prosecutor says the on-duty police officer operating a marked patrol

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-04-22 18:44:07

Explosion at NJ Sleepover Party: At Least 13 Hurt

Two people were critically in the fire as the home on Vernon Way in the Port Reading section of Woodbridge was engulfed in flames by 10 a.m., according to NBC 4 New York. The people in the house ranged in age from 2 to 60, and NBC4 said some of them slept over after a family party. Some wore pajamas

PATCH - 2018-04-22 00:09:23

Man attacked, pushed onto subway tracks in hate crime assault: police

MANHATTAN, N.Y. - A man was repeatedly punched and pushed onto the subway tracks in a hate crime assault at the Union Square/14 Street subway station in Manhattan on Friday, the NYPD said. Police said the victim, a 24-year-old Hispanic man, got into a verbal dispute with a man on a No. 4 train as it

PIX11.COM - 2018-04-22 02:16:44

Family sleepover turns tragic after house fire critically injures 2 men

A family sleepover ended in tragedy after a Middlesex County home caught fire Saturday morning, sending two men to a burn center with serious injuries. Thirteen people were sleeping in the Vernon Way home in Port Reading after a get together on Friday night, authorities say. A fire broke out in the

NJ.COM - 2018-04-22 16:43:14

Loaded AK-47, assault weapons recovered in Newark home raid

A raid on a Newark apartment Saturday yielded an AK-47 and eight other loaded weapons, city police said. Cops said they recovered a loaded CAI Romanian AK-47 7.62, a ranch rifle, an AR-15, a sporting rifle, a semi-automatic rifle, a shotgun, a revolver, two additional handguns and a 50-round capaci

NJ.COM - 2018-04-22 13:14:00

10-year-old robbed of book bag in Bayonne: cops

BAYONNE-- A 10-year-old boy was robbed of his book bag while walking down the street last week, authorities.The incident occurred on Avenue C about about 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the Bayonne Police Department said in a statement.The boy told police he was walking between 21st and 23rd Street when ano

NJ.COM - 2018-04-22 14:20:00

2 Hurt When Home Explodes In Woodbridge, New Jersey

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (CBSNewYork)— Two people were rushed to the hospital after a home exploded in Woodbridge, New Jersey Saturday morning.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-04-21 13:41:46

Baby being rushed to the hospital dies after car crash on Staten Island, police sources say

The baby was showing "flu-like symptoms" before the crash, a police source said. A six-month-old boy is dead after a Saturday morning car crash on Staten Island, police said. Photo Credit: Theodore Parisienne A six-month-old boy being rushed to the hospital with "flu-like symptoms" is dead after h

AMNY.COM - 2018-04-21 16:03:00

(Update) Easter Morning Shootout in Elizabeth Results in Murder and Attempted Murder Charges Against Four Men

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Prosecutor's Office and other agencies announced on Tuesday that they had obtained complaint warrants for four men in connection with the Easter morning shootout in Elizabeth that resulted in the death of 26-year-old Daniel Louis of Irvington and the attempted murder


Police: Impromptu bathroom break leads to trio getting caught with gun in Secaucus

Three men were caught with an unregistered loaded handgun, drug paraphernalia and $1,000 cash after one of them decided to urinate next to their vehicle in Secaucus, police said. From left to right: Gequan Cantey-Clark, Philip Marrow and Dajon Parks. Photos courtesy of Secaucus Police Department. By


Plainfield Police Respond to ShotSpotter Alert in 600 Block of Berkman Street, Find 17-Yr Old Victim

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A ShotSpotter alert sent units to the 600 block of Berkman Street at approximately 10:05 p.m. on Monday, according to Plainfield Public Safety Director Carl Riley.


Man, 26, Dies After 88-Year-Old Drives Wrong Way On Rt. 9

WOODBRIDGE, NJ - A 26-year-old man who was badly injured in a head-on collision when an 88-year-old man drove the wrong way on Rt. 9 last Sunday has now died as a result of his injuries. The fiery crash happened at 9:39 a.m. Sunday, April 8 on Rt. 9 near Metuchen Avenue in Woodbridge. Thomas McHugh,


Newark Man Sentenced to 18 Years for Killing Plainfield Woman

UNION COUNTY, NJ - A Newark man responsible for the 2005 strangulation death of a Plainfield woman has been sentenced to 18 years in state prison for the crime, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced on Monday.


SEE IT: Heavy rain causes major subway station flooding, train suspensions 

A deluge of rain turned the city's subway system into straphanger soup during the morning rush hour Monday - with dozens of riders sharing images of water pouring into stations and complaining of delays. Central Park recorded 3.28 inches of rain by noon - and more showers forecast for Tuesday, Acc


Men still at large in gas station robbery on Bay Street

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The police search continues for two men who robbed about $20,000 from a gas station in Tompkinsville. The duo also took surveillance equipment from the BP station during the heist at 248 Bay St. at the corner of Hannah Street, at about 8:50 a.m. on Monday, according to police.


NJ mom gave up her baby after she was evicted, now she’s fighting to get him back

UNION, NJ — She was 19, pregnant and recently evicted from her home when she decided to give her baby up, but now — several months after her son was adopted — a New Jersey mom is fighting to get her child back.


Brooklyn woman, 22, found after she called mom and claimed that two men with guns grabbed her near the park where a dismembered body was found

Olivia Elliot, 22, was found on Saturday approximately 10 hours after she called her mother claiming that two men had grabbed her and had gunsElliot is being interviewed on Saturday to actually determine if she was abducted, police shared with the New York PostThe grab was reported to have happened


Stray bullet hits grandmother in back of head as teen shoots rival on Brooklyn street

A Brooklyn grandmother faces surgery after taking a stray bullet to the head during a street fight that escalated into gunfire, cops and family members said Saturday. Louise Ferdinand, 62, remained upbeat at Kings County Hospital after the Friday shooting, when the bleeding woman was dragged to sa


N.J. firefighter placed on leave after racist Facebook posts surface

A Bayonne firefighter has been suspended with pay after racially charged pictures were found on his personal Facebook page. Keith J. Castaldo, a firefighter who has been with the department for more than 25 years, told The Jersey Journal on Friday that his page was hacked. The posts, published over


Woodbridge Woman, Aberdeen Man Arrested In Keansburg

KEANSBURG, NJ - A Colonia woman and an Aberdeen man were arrested in Keansburg earlier this week, after police say they ran from police after their car was pulled over. At approximately 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, Keansburg police stopped a black Hyundai in the area of Shore Blvd. and Twilight Ave.