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Notorious NYC gang issues apology after allegedly murdering the wrong teen in brutal Bronx stabbing
The victim, Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, 15, was pulled from a Cruz and Chiky grocery store and brutally stabbed with a machete on the street Wednesday, the New York Post reported.
Desperate Search Underway for Missing Swimmer Off Long Beach
What to KnowA 31-year-old man went missing in the waters off Long beach on Long Island early Monday, the Coast Guard saysThe swimmer's friends made it back to shore safely, but notified authorities after the man never returned to the beachIt's the same area where a 10-year-old boy is believed to hav
Man Killed, Woman Critically Injured in NJ Shooting: Officials
Michael Welsh, 24, of Plainfield, was pronounced dead at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, the prosecutor said.
Week Of June 24 Events At Library Of The Chathams
FOCUS ON: SUMMER READING PROGRAMBy Galina NatenzonAll three of the library's summer reading programs open this week! The theme of this year's summer reading is Libraries Rock! The children's program kicks off with a magic show by Matt Cadabra on Monday. Over the summer children will earn prizes for
Police questioning 5 people in connection with murder of Bronx teen
Witnesses told police there had been a fight in front of the bodega on East 183rd and Bathgate Avenue in Tremont late Tuesday night that resulted in Lesandro 'Junior' Guzman-Feliz, 15, getting slashed in the neck with a machete.
Man who survived 2009 shooting killed, woman wounded
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1 dead, 1 injured in wrong-way crash on Route 80 in New Jersey
The driver of a Honda CRV, later identified as 29-year-old Rocco Donatiello of Fairfield, was pronounced dead a short time later.
Man killed in Woodland Park Route 80 head-on crash identified
Rocco Donatiello, 29, was driving a Honda CRVwhen he was involved in a head-on crash with a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT at about 4:30 a.m. near exit 56, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office.
Prosecutor: Suspect grabs gun from NJ officer, kills self
HILLSIDE, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say a suspect in an attempted carjacking grabbed a gun from an officer and killed himself in a New Jersey police station.The Union County prosecutor's office says 41-year-old Jermaine Covington of Baltimore left the scene of a 1 p.m. Friday traffic accident and a b
Plainfield Woman Hoards Dozens Of Sick Puppies, Some Die: Police
PLAINFIELD, NJ — A Plainfield woman was charged with animal cruelty after she admitted responsibility for neglect that resulted in the deaths of multiple puppies, the Union County Prosecutor's Office and the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) jointly announced.
This Wayne House Is The Cheapest Home For Sale In Passaic County
Address:2 Brookside Rd, Wayne, New JerseyPrice: $9,200Bedrooms: TwoBathrooms: OneBuilt: 1960Features: Here is your chance to move in to Wayne. This house is located in a flood area and not safe to enter. Flood insurance is required to purchase. It is strongly suggested prospective buyers do their du
NYPD Releases New Video Of Suspects In Bronx Machete Attack That Left Teen Dead
In the Bronx on 6/20, 15-yr-old Junior Guzman-Feliz was fatally stabbed by the men in the photo (on right). He was never going to give up on his dream of being an NYPD detective & WE’LL NEVER GIVE UP ON HIM. Help us get#JusticeForJuniorYou can anonymously call 800-577-TIPS.pic.twitter.com/0gVAMfmC7f
Fight with ends with reports of gunshots at Manville go-go bar
A state appellate court has upheld the 16-year prison sentence given to Andre Henderson, 41, of Plainfield, for attacking a 60-year-old city police officer in 2012. Henderson, who is serving his sentence in Newark State Prison, will not be eligible for parole until October 2025. Henderson was found
Police: Woman killed by subway train may have slipped
UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) --Authorities believe a 33-year-old woman who was fatally struck by a subway train slipped and fell onto the tracks.The incident was reported Saturday around 10:30 a.m. on the northbound platform at Broadway and West 72nd Street.Police say the woman fell into the pa
NJ cop got drunk and shot man dead in bar fight — Guilty by jury
UNION TOWNSHIP (Union) — A Newark police officer is facing five to 10 years in prison after being convicted of shooting and killing a Piscataway man in a bar fight two years ago.Joseph Macchia, 37, was found guilty of reckless manslaughter by a Union County jury this week. He went to trial after bei
18-year-old boy fatally shot in Brooklyn, gunman sought
Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
South Plainfield man charged with fatally hitting Plainfield man
Lavar Jones, 37, of South Plainfield, allegedly struck and killed Sergio Cuxun-Tista, a 39-year-old Plainfield man who had just exited a taxi, the Union County Prosecutor's Office announced Friday.
Driver Critically Hurt After Crashing Into Trees In Plainfield, N.J.
PLAINFIELD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) –A driver has been hospitalized after losing control of his car and crashing Friday in New Jersey.Police said the vehicle was heading north on Hillside Avenue in Plainfield around 4 p.m. at a high rate of speed.It struck two trees and rolled over before coming to a stop
Sussex County chiropractor sentenced to three years in connection with $4 million medical insurance fraud ring
Dr. John Langeraap, 39, of Sparta, also must pay a $15,000 fine under the sentence handed down by Judge Peter Ryan in Superior Court in Essex County on Friday. Langeraap was sentenced in accordance with a plea agreement reached when he pleaded guilty to second-degree conspiracy to commit insurance f
Explosion In Cranford Leads To Arrest Of Linden Man
Through a surveillance video and eyewitness accounts police were able to locate and arrest Michael Kossup, 26, at his Linden home.