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N.J. man accused of killing 3 in drugged-driving gas station crash previously had license suspended, battled addiction

The 29-year-old man who allegedly crashed his car into a Wayne gas station Tuesday while high, killing three people, had previously lost his license after being arrested on charges he drove recklessly while under the influence and has a history of drug addiction.


Police: School bus driver overdoses and crashes with 12 special needs students aboard

NEWARK, New Jersey — A school bus driver was arrested after she overdosed while driving and crashed into a tree, Newark police said. The driver, Lisa Byrd, was transporting a dozen students from 14th Avenue School in Newark when the vehicle crashed into a tree on Wednesday, officials said in a state


Paterson police charge man with attempted murder in Temple Street shooting

A city man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder for his alleged role in a shooting on Temple Street. Keith Hill, 26-year-old, was arrested on Tuesday in connection with the broad day light shooting on Temple, authorities said. He is also charged with unlawful possession of a weapon an


Winter storm makes for dicey driving in NJ, but emergency planning helped

VERONA, N.J. — Wednesday’s winter storm left more snow in parts of New Jersey than anywhere else in the region, but because that snow ended up turning to freezing rain, sleet, and then rain — almost all in the afternoon and evening — it made for a potentially treacherous evening commute, and for gen


Half Day Called As Snow Approaches

There’s another winter storm headed our way and Verona public schools have called for an early dismissal at all schools on Wednesday, February 20. The Pre-K AM classes will run from 8:30 to 10:15 a.m., and the Pre-K PM classes will go from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The Pre-K All Day class, Kindergart


Dog Found On NJ Transit Tracks Taken To Secaucus Shelter

SECAUCUS, NJ — This small dog got loose from its owner and was found on the NJ Transit train tracks near Newark Tuesday morning, Feb. 19. The news was first reported by NJ Transit; the agency said an engineer, Anthony Guzuman, working on train #6314 on the Morris and Essex line first noticed the dog


Report finds health and safety violations at Essex County jail with ICE contract

Essex County Correctional Facility Director Al Ortiz took NJTV News on a tour of accommodations for more than 700 immigrants it’s currently detaining for ICE. A federal Homeland Security surprise inspection last July documented violations like: multiple unreported security problems; leaking ceilings


Police: 2 people dead after vehicle crash in New Jersey

PEMBERTON, N.J. (AP) — Police say two people have died in a crash amid a winter storm in New Jersey. Pemberton Township Police Capt. Dave Kinney said Wednesday that authorities responded about midday to news of a crash on West Hampton Street in the southern New Jersey borough of Pemberton.


Outstanding Two-Story Library Tucked Away in 1928 Montclair Tudor Mansion

One of Montclair’s premier properties, this Tudor home was designed by architect Charles Lewis Bowman in 1928. Bowman’s designs were often referenced as “Stockbroker Tudor” because his clients were typically new money. However, Bowman was sure to use high-quality building materials and carefully pos


[VIDEO] Bus driver overdoses on drugs, crashes into tree with 12 special-needs students on board: Cops

Authorities in New Jersey say a bus driver is behind bars after overdosing on drugs and passing out behind the wheel with a dozen special-needs students on board. The incident allegedly occurred in Newark and ended when 57-year-old Lisa Byrd crashed into a tree near the intersectionof Jones Street a


Essex County Prosecutor’s Office to Honor Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office will honor Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson at the Office’s eighth annual Black History Month Awards Celebration. The event honors outstanding African Americans for their contributions to the community. Essex County Acting Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Chief


Sister speaks out after brother, nephew killed in New Jersey DWI crash

WAYNE, New Jersey (WABC) -- The driver in a multi-vehicle crash that killed three people in New Jersey has been charged with aggravated manslaughter and driving while intoxicated, among several other charges, while the family members and loved ones of the victims struggle to come to grips with their


State Senator Pushes Legislators To Release Tax Returns

The New Jersey state Senate plans to vote Thursday on legislation requiring all candidates for president or vice president of the United States to release their tax returns in order to appear on the ballot in New Jersey. Sen. Joe Pennacchio (R-26), the state senator who represents the district that


Newark woman is prison-bound after $890,000 food stamps scheme

NEWARK — A woman was sentenced Wednesday to 24 months in prison for a food stamps fraud scheme she ran with her father out of a small grocery store in the city. Maria Teresa Venegas, of Newark, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge John Michael Vazquez to one count of Supplemental Nut


Drug Crackdown: Paterson PD Says Quartet Dealt Heroin, Crack From Multi-Family Home

Paterson police continued an ongoing campaign against drug dealing with a raid that turned up 237 folds of heroin, 15 small bags of crack and more than two and a half pounds of PCP, authorities said.


Department Homeland Security: ISIS Remains Moderate Threat in New Jersey

Ridgewood NJ, according to the State of New Jersey office of Homeland Security the terror threat from ISIS to New Jersey is moderate due to the group’s ability to inspire homegrown violent extremists (HVEs) to conduct attacks in the State and surrounding region on behalf of the organization. Since 2


N.J. man charged with sexually assaulted child in Bergen County

A 27-year-old Hackensack man faces multiple charges after allegedly having sex with a child under 13 years old. Justis A. Oliver was arrested Friday and charged with aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement Wednesday.


Prosecutor: Westfield Man Had Over 4,000 Child Pornography Files

WESTFIELD, NJ – Authorities have recovered more than 4,000 files depicting children in sexual acts from a local man’s electronics, the Union County Prosecutor said Wednesday.


Intoxicated Man Charged In Fatal Crash At Wayne Gas Station

WAYNE, NJ — An intoxicated man was charged with three counts of death by auto and aggravated manslaughter and driving while intoxicated after he killed three people after crashing into three vehicles at the Delta gas station on Route 23 Tuesday morning, authorities said.


Search Underway for 14-Year-Old Missing Newark Girl

Police in Newark requests the public’s assistance in locating Sophia Rosa, 14, of Newark, who was reported missing on Friday, February 15th. Police say Sophia was last seen in the 400-block of South 17th Street and is described as 5’4” tall and 110 lbs.