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Edison Police: Bomb Threats Made To Two Edison Banks

Edison, NJ – Edison Police stated that two TD bank branches in Edison and a third one in Metuchen received bomb threats by phone from anonymous callers on Saturday within a span of 15 minutes,. The calls took place between noon and 12:15 p.m. according to law enforcement.


Middlesex County Man Sentenced for Distributing Explicit Images of Minors

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a man who was arrested last year in the multi-agency child protection initiative “Operation Safety Net” was sentenced to state prison today for distributing explicit images of minors on the internet.


Woman charged with stabbing ex's wife, Staten Island Mall attack top week's crime, court headlines

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A Staten Island woman attacked her ex-boyfriend’s wife with a knife in her Annadale home Monday night, authorities said. Jessica Romacho, 40, grabbed a silver knife and stabbed the woman in the back of the neck after the couple came to the suspect’s Jefferson Boulevard home to


GHOST the Musical comes to UCPAC’s Hamilton Stage

UNION COUNTY, NJ - This March, GHOST the Musical will be opening at Union County Performing Arts Center’s Hamilton Stage in Rahway, NJ. GHOST the Musical is a timeless fantasy about the power of love. Longtime couple Sam and Molly are happily in love and living together in Brooklyn. One night, while


BREAKING NEWARK NJ: Three Shot, One Dead After Gunfire Erupts in Downtown Newark

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is headed to the scene of a shooting that has three people wounded with one of the victims dead at this time in downtown Newark. Details are swiftly developing but according to preliminary reports, multiple rounds of gunfire rang out near Lincoln Park at approxim


Man charged with threatening woman with gun on Valentine’s Day: police

JERSEY CITY – A man was arrested Valentine’s Day morning after threatening a woman with a gun, police said. Jahquell Carter, 23, was arrested and charged with weapons and terrorist threat offenses on Thursday around 1 a.m. at 99 Rutgers Ave., Jersey City spokeswoman Kimberly Wallace-Scalcione said.


Sayreville (56) at Carteret (87), 2019 Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament, First round - Boys Basketball

Jahlil Nix totaled 24 points, five assists and four steals to lift sixth-seeded Carteret in its 87-56 win over 22nd-seeded Sayreville in the first round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament in Carteret.


Free prom dresses for those in need

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Where to Turn Dress Store, which provides dresses for all occasions for anyone in need, opens on Saturday, Feb. 16. The Charleston based store, open from 10 a.m until 2 p.m., offers an array of dresses and gowns for free. Dresses can be donated at any of the four Applebee’s lo


Police believe man fatally stabbed both parents in New Jersey home; Family car found at ShopRite

ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey (WABC) -- A man was taken into custody Saturday after police believe he fatally stabbed both of his parents in their Bergen County, New Jersey home. Officials say the couple, identified as Edward Boduch, 71, and Miroslawa Potocka, 72, was stabbed to death by one of their sons i


NYPD: Staten Island urologist arrested for allegedly driving without license, marijuana possession

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A urologist with a Concord-based medical practice was arrested early Saturday morning in Manhattan for allegedly driving without a license and possession of marijuana, according to police.


Pope Expels Top NJ Priest Days After Child Sex Abuse List Release

Pope Francis expelled a top New Jersey Catholic church leader from the ministry on Saturday, just three days after a list was released showing nearly 200 priests who were credibly accused of child sex abuse.


Come To Middlesex County 4H Crafting Fundraisers In March

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The Middlesex County 4-H program is holding a total of four weekend "Craft-Til-You-Drop" fundraisers starting March 1, and you're invited to make new friends, sharpen your crafting skills and raise money for a good cause!


Officials Investigating After 7-Year-Old Girl Dies At New Jersey Motel

CARNEY’S POINT TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — An investigation is underway in Salem County after a child died at a motel. The 7-year-old girl suffered a cardiac arrest at the Friendship Motor Inn in Carney’s Point Township Friday night.


Suspects Sought in Attempted Armed Robbery at Linden Gentleman’s Club

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department are seeking individuals involved in an attempted armed robbery that took place Wednesday evening. Just after 9:00 p.m. Linden Police officers responded to Taboo Gentlemen's Club on the corner of E Linden Ave & S Park Ave on a report of an attempted armed robbery


All 24 New Jersey Payless ShoeSource stores to close

Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico – including all 24 stores in New Jersey. The Topeka, Kansas-based chain said Friday it will hold liquidation sales starting Sunday and wind down its e-commerce operations. All stores will remain open until


UPDATE: Two Overnight Linden Robberies Under Investigation; Victims Assaulted

Authorities in Linden are on the search for suspects who are responsible for two armed robberies in the city during the overnight hours. According to a statement released by Linden Police, at approximately 8:50 p.m. officers responded to the Exxon Gas station, located at 11 E. Edgar Rd, on reports o


Hey New Jersey, enjoy your weekend because we may see snow Sunday night

Forecasters are seeing snow in New Jersey’s future. Don’t panic yet: It’s not supposed to be much. Forecasters from the National Weather Service don’t expect the Sunday snow to leave any area of the state with more than two inches of snow, and most the the Garden State will see less than an inch.


Two men shot on city street, one fatally

Police are investigating a double shooting Friday night in the Lower Vailsburg section of Newark. Neal Jacobs, 32, of Newark, was shot on Lindsley Avenue, near Sunset Avenue. A second, unidentified man was also shot, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens and Newark Public Safety Director


Pregnant NJ Transit bus driver attacked, robbed. Union County man now facing charges.

Police have arrested a Union County man accused in an attack and robbery of a pregnant New Jersey Transit bus driver last month that led to the woman to be hospitalized, authorities said Friday .


Protests planned across US on Presidents Day in response to Trump's national emergency for border wall

Protesters have planned demonstrations across the U.S. for Presidents Day in response to President Trump ’s decision to declare a national emergency for border wall funding. USA Today reports a wave of protests have been planned from New York to California and Texas to oppose the president’s nationa