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Man Admits to Fatally Shooting Neighbor in Broad Daylight

What to KnowA man in NJ who admitted to fatally shooting his neighbor last year in broad daylight could face up to 25 years in prison, authorities sayShansey Abernathy, 24, pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated manslaughter for the killing of Alphonso Pearson, 27, prosecutors announcedProsecutor

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-08-14 18:47:06

WATCH: Boy challenges TSA officer to dance-off at Newark airport

"After ensuring all are secure as they enter the checkpoint, our TSA officers will be happy to accept any dance challenges from passengers," TSA Federal Security Director for New Jersey said in a light-hearted statement. "It's a good example of the human side of our great and dedicated professionals

NJ.COM - 2018-08-14 12:42:00

Prosecutors push for 25-year sentence for man who admitted he killed his neighbor

A 24-year-old Linden man admitted toshooting his neighbordays before Christmas last year, according to Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas Jr.Scene of the the homicide shortly after 1 p.m. on December 20, 2017.Taylor Tiamoyo Harris | NJ Advance MediaShansey Abernathy pleaded guil

NJ.COM - 2018-08-14 16:37:00

Man Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Woodbridge

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A man crossing Rt. 1 was hit and killed by a driver early Monday morning, Aug. 13, Woodbridge police announced,NJ.com reported.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 15:44:50

Mega-landlord hit with dozens of violations sells 66 more buildings in Hudson

Trendy Management, formerly Riverside Management, sold 66 multi-family buildings – consisting of 919 units – in Union City and Bayonne for $130 million. The sale, brokered by Capital Realty, comes one month after it was announced that Trendy sold more than 100 buildings in Hudson County for $327.8 m

NJ.COM - 2018-08-14 14:47:00

Newark man charged in Fourth of July shooting of 5-year-old girl: police

Jamar Battle, 30, is accused of shooting a 5-year-old girl in Newark on the Fourth of July (Credit: Newark Police)

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-14 13:38:14

Award-Winning Actress, Rapper, Singer and Newark Native Queen Latifah Hosts 2018 “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™” Awards on Sunday, August 26 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 14, 2018--BET Networks and BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ are thrilled to announce Academy Award® nominated actress, world-renowned rapper, songstress, and producer Queen Latifah as the host of the 2018 “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™” Awards. The Newark, New Jersey native will return to her

MESSENGER - 2018-08-14 13:01:36

Court upholds Plainfield drug dealer's murder conviction

Jeremy Watson, 32, lost the fourth appeal of his conviction of murdering Michael Gregory, 41, in the park on March 24, 2006. Watson, who was also found guilty of shooting Gregory's girlfriend, Candice Baker, is serving a 77-year-sentence in New Jersey State Prison.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-08-14 12:00:00

Hit-and-run driver kills pedestrian crossing Route 1

The man was struck in the right lane on the southbound side of the highway near Value City Furniture, just past the exit for Route 35, Woodbridge police said. The driver of the vehicle fled without stopping.


TSA officer and child compete in unlikely dance battle

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) --An adorable moment between a young boy and a TSA agent was caught on camera.A family of five was passing through a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport when one of the children began dancing.TSA Officer Joshua McCall admired his skills. The boy then

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-14 22:45:28

Driver sought in fatal Woodbridge hit-and-run

WOODBRIDGE – Authorities are actively searching for the driver who fled after striking and killing a 31-year-old pedestrian on Route 1 south, just south of the Route 35 exit, on Aug. 13.The deceased pedestrian was identified as John Kukuch Jr., 31, of Woodbridge. He was pronounced dead at the scene

PACKET ONLINE - 2018-08-14 18:04:04

Man accused of killing, eating dead ex-girlfriend deemed competent for trial

An Indiana man accused of raping, killing and eating parts of his ex-girlfriend’s dead body is now mentally competent to stand trial, a state psychiatrist said Thursday.


Winning Powerball ticket worth $245 million sold on Staten Island

Powerball is held in 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.


School Bus With 20 Kids Onboard Flips on NJ Turnpike: Source

A school bus with approximately 20 children onboard flipped onto its side on the NJ Turnpike in East Brunswick, but there were no fatalities or serious injuries, police said.


Irvington well-represented at Orange’s annual Caribbean Festival - Essex News Daily

Photo by Chris SykesFrom left, former union official Lionel Leach, annual Orange Caribbean Festival organizers Nikki Amos and Campanella Godfrey stand together during the event in Monte Irvin Orange Park on Central Avenue in Orange on Saturday, Aug. 4.


Police: Hit-run driver caused turnpike bus crash

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — State police have confirmed that a hit-and-run driver caused a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that overturned a school bus taking families home from a picnic. Dozens of people were sent to hospitals, but ...


Lightning Strikes Edison Home, Fire Officials Say

EDISON, NJ — An Edison home was sustained significant damage when it was struck by lightning Saturday morning, fire officials said.


Staten Island team advances to Little League World Series

The Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania gets underway on Thursday. Staten Island will be facing the team from Des Moines, Iowa.


School bus overturns in crash on New Jersey Turnpike, dozens sent to hospitals

A school bus is seen on its side after a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike near East Brunswick on Saturday. (Photo Provided/Katie Keehner) A school bus carrying families returning from a picnic was involved in a crash late Saturday afternoon on the New Jersey Turnpike, according to state police. New


BREAKING NEWARK-EAST BRUNSWICK NJ: Bus Returning from Newark's Mayor Picnic Overturns on NJ Turnpike in East Brunswick

Emergency responders are on the scene of an overturned bus on the NJ Turnpike in East Brunswick with injuries reported at this time.According to preliminary reports, the crash happened at approximately 5:25 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the NJ Turnpike near mile marker 78.1 where a school bus carr