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3 dead in multi-vehicle crash on Route 23 in New Jersey; Driver revived with Narcan, sources say

WAYNE, New Jersey (WABC) -- Three people died in a multi-vehicle crash in New Jersey that was apparently caused by a driver under the influence of drugs, sources said. It happened just before 9 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Route 23, at New York Avenue, in Wayne Tuesday morning.


Chatham Closes School Early Wednesday

CHATHAM, NJ - The school buses will be headed home sooner than usual Wednesday as the School District of the Chathams has scheduled an early dismissal in response to the anticipated inclement weather.


Drugged Driver Identified In Route 23 Gas Station Crash That Killed Dad, Teenage Son, Attendant

UPDATE: Authorities late Tuesday identified the drugged driver in a morning crash that killed a father and son and a gas station attendant as a 29-year-old Sussex County resident.


Mother Charged With Killing New Jersey Toddler Doesn't Show for Court, Attorney Claims Postpartum Depression

A New Jersey mother who police say told them she fatally struck her toddler son because he wouldn't "eat nor listen to her" will remain jailed until her murder trial. A judge issued the ruling Tuesday during a court hearing that Nakira Griner was due to attend. But her attorney, Kim Schultz, said th


Investigation Leads To Warrant Arrest: Chatham Borough Police

CHATHAM, NJ - A 32-year-old man from Brooklyn, NY, was arrested after an incident investigation on Feb. 11, according to the Chatham Borough Police Department. According to authorities, Officer Andrew Pereira arrested Juseg Reynoso on an active contempt of court warrant issued by the Municipality of


Madison's Drew University offers lifeguard training (copy)

MADISON – Drew University is offering American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Courses, beginning in the late winter, and running through the early summer with several programs available: March 25 through April 3; May 29 through June 5, and July 10 through July 15, at the campus at 36 Madison Ave. in M


New Jersey Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Winter Storm

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) – New Jersey has declared a state of emergency ahead of the winter storm expected to hit the region. The state of emergency is in effective beginning at 5 a.m. on Wednesday.


Chatham Library ready tor book sale March 9

CHATHAM – Donations of books, CDs and DVDs have been collected for the nonprofit Friends of the Library of the Chathams annual book sale Saturday, March 9, at the library at 214 Main St.


Drunk Morris County Driver Left Crash Scene, Blew Red Light, Police Say

A 44-year-old Budd Lake man is facing several charges after drunkenly crashing his car into a highway guardrail, driving away and then blowing a red light, authorities said. Elias N. Otalora-Losada was headed westbound on Route 46 when he crashed his 2014 Nissan into a guardrail and then left the sc


Chatham High School wins Physics Olympics

THE CHATHAMS - The Chatham High School Physics Olympics "B" team earned two first-place trophies at the the annual Physics Olympics competition on Saturday, Jan. 19. And since the "B" team Cougars had performed well in all other events without any disqualifications, they also earned first place over


Dog rescued from train tracks in New Jersey

A small dog is safe and waiting to be reunited with his owner after a train conductor saved him from train tracks in New Jersey. As reported by New Jersey News 12, Anthony Guzman, a train engineer, spotted the wayward pup on the tracks near Newark and decided to follow the pooch until the train need


Paterson PD: Parked 'Weed Smoking' Driver Found With 4,700 Heroin Folds, More

A driver who told police who found him parked in an empty Paterson lot that he was just “smoking weed” had 4,700 folds of heroin, along with other drugs, authorities said. The 2½ pounds of heroin was bundled into 94 bricks stuffed into an open gift bag, Police Director Jerry Speziale said.


Hearing On Madison Movie Theater Set For March

MADISON, NJ - The weather-related reprieve is over, as the hearing on the possible demolition of the Madison Movie Theater has been rescheduled for the Historic Preservation Commission meeting on Tuesday, March 12.


Diner known for large portions opening first location in New Jersey

A restaurant known for its large portions and traditional diner food is opening its first location in New Jersey. Metro Diner is opening at 269 Route 18 in East Brunswick, and the company is looking to hire more than 100 employees for the restaurant.


17 Car Keys Stolen From a Broad Street Business: Summit Police

SUMMIT, NJ - More than a dozen car keys were reported stolen from a Broad Street Business on Jan. 29, according to the Summit Police Department. According to authorities, police responded to a report for a theft of keys from a Broad Street business. The incident occurred sometime on Dec. 27, police


Man Tried To Lure, Meet Girl For Sex In Union County: Police

UNION, NJ — A man who tried to lure and meet a 13-year-old girl for sex in Union County has been arrested, New Jersey State Police report. Felix Jimenez-Romero, 36, of Hyattsville, M.D. was charged with luring/enticing a child, promoting prostitution of a minor, and attempted sexual assault.


Police arrest suspect wanted in shooting that left man wounded in Montclair barber shop

The Montclair man sought in a November shooting that led a wounded man to seek refuge and collapse in a barber shop was caught last week in Newark, authorities said. Rueben Moore, 28, faces charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault and weapons offenses. He was arrested by Montclair police on T


Body pulled from Passaic River was that of missing Kearny woman, KPD says

A body pulled from the Passaic River late last week was positively identified as a Kearny woman reported missing Feb. 15, the Kearny Police Department announced on its Facebook page.


Union (62) at Madison (45) - Boys Basketball

Andrew Sanborn made four 3-pointers on the way to 14 points to lead Union over Madison, 62-45, in Madison. Rache Thomas and Jakin Edmond finished with 11 points apiece while Ronn Flood added 10 points for Union, which made 11 3-pointers as a team, compared to five for Madison.


Seniors Doherty, Fell Score 15 Points Apiece for Chatham Boys Basketball in 'Senior Night" Win over Morris Catholic

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham senior captain Ryan Doherty acknowledged that it certainly wasn't the season he wanted, but he turned to count his blessings after his final boys basketball game as a Cougar on Tuesday night.