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Elmwood Park Detective Nabs Female Bank Robber From Teaneck, 22, In Minutes

An Elmwood Park detective nabbed a bank robber from Teaneck minutes after she fled with $331 from a Valley National bank branch. Detective Michael Goldyn grabbed Gianna A. Baskerville, 22, as she headed west on Broadway away from the Elmwood Park bank, Police Chief Michael Foligno said.


CGHS Hosts Dance for Township Senior Citizens

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A vision turned to reality as Hollywood came to town exclusively for the senior citizens. The event was a Hollywood Night Dance hosted on April 2. Cedar Grove High School’s own peer leaders arranged the night about a month prior deciding on themes, decorations, music, and food, etc


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.


Police: Man smashes delivery driver in head with rock

MONTCLAIR - Montclair police say that a 65-year-old food delivery driver was assaulted by a man he found rummaging around inside his car. The assault happened April 12 around 8 p.m. near Lackawanna Plaza. Police say that the driver found that the attacker had broken a window to his car and was rumma


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


Juvenile Among 32 Arrested Following Warrant Roundup in Essex County

Newark police announce the results of a two-day warrant roundup conducted alongside the Essex County Sheriff’s Office and the New Jersey State Police. Officials say the most notable of the 32 arrests made was of a 17-year-old juvenile, who was wanted in a shooting last week. The juvenile is also a p


SOMA to receive cleaner energy

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Maplewood Township Committee unanimously approved a resolution April 2 with a vote of 4-0 to purchase electricity from Direct Energy LLC, an alternative electrical supplier to PSE&G. Committeeman Greg Lembrich was absent from the meeting.


Cedar Grove (2) at Payne Tech (4) - Baseball

Maximo Morillo went 2-for-3 with a double, RBI and run scored to lead Payne Tech past Cedar Grove, 4-2, in Newark. Payne Tech (5-3) scored twice in the fifth inning to break a 2-2 tie. Winning pitcher J'son Santos took care of the rest, as he allowed just two runs on three hits in seven innings.


New York Yankees drop Kate Smith's 'God Bless America' recording

BRONX, New York City -- The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the late singer.


Morris Sheriff: Hope One Helps Our Essex Neighbors in Montclair

The Morris County Sheriff’s Office Hope One mobile recovery and resource vehicle debuted on Thursday at Glenfield Park in Montclair, where the program received a nod of approval from Montclair State University Police Chief Paul M. Cell, who is president of the International Association of Chiefs of


N.J. man charged with arson attempt at St. Patrick’s Cathedral held for psychiatric evaluation at N.Y. hospital

The 37-year-old New Jersey man charged with attempted arson after police say he brought two gas containers, lighter fluid and lighters into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Wednesday night has been sent to Bellevue Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, his attorney said Friday.


Nutley Fire Captain Cancels Annual Egg Hunt, No Rain Date Given

NUTLEY, NJ - The 84th Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Memorial Park in Nutley is canceled. The event was to have taken place at Nutley's Mudhole on Saturday April 20. The fire captain made the decision to cancel because of the weather forecast.


'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.


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.


Passaic PD: Clifton Man Exposed Himself To City Girls

A Clifton man twice exposed himself to young girls while walking down a Passaic street, said police who identified him, tracked him down and arrested him. Passaic police arrested 49-year-old Kenny Gastone at his job in Nutley, charging him with several counts of lewdness, Police Chief Luis Guzman sa


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


Update: 1 person in custody in reported robbery in Clifton

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Police responded to a reported robbery near the Park Hill Apartments in Clifton on Friday morning. A person was taken into custody in connection with the incident, according to a spokeswoman for the NYPD’s Deputy Commissioner of Public Information.


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.


Parents concerned over New Jersey school's plan to cut class time for rest of school year

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (WABC) -- Parents in New Jersey are speaking out after their kids are set to lose hours of instructional time at school in favor of up to three hours of study hall each day.


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.