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UPDATED 10:31pm; Winter Storm Coming; Here are the latest Closures and Cancellations

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Morristown area. The NWS predicts a wintry mix until about 2:00 AM Wednesday, and the potential for heavy snow and wind after 2:00 AM. Cancellations and Closings for Wednesday The County College of Morris will be

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 22:53:00

Newark Gets $103K Rebate From PVSC (Here's Why)

NEWARK, NJ - Newark was among several New Jersey towns that received thousands of dollars in rebates from the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission's Municipal Rebate Incentive Program. According to the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC), here's why Newark got its $103,741 payday:"All constructi

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

Winter storm warning for Orange County, advisories for Sullivan and Ulster counties

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Orange County, and winter weather advisories for Sullivan and Ulster counties. Snow will begin this morning and become heavier and more steady by the afternoon. The high temperature will be around 32, but northeast winds of 13 to 18

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-03-21 11:36:31

Police seize $40K worth of cocaine after traffic stop

JERSEY CITY -- Police recovered $40,000 worth of cocaine following a traffic stop on Grant Avenue Sunday. Raisaun White, 23, also had a "large quantity" of marijuana and vape pens, more than $35,000 in cash, and .40 caliber rounds when he was arrested following the stop, city spokeswoman Kimberly W

NJ.COM - 2018-03-21 20:13:58

Stolen Scotch Plains Car Found In Newark

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - A stolen Scotch Plains car was later found in Newark by township police. On March 13, a resident in the 1500 block of Ramapo Way reported the theft of their 2015 white BMW 435XI. The theft occurred at around 5:30 a.m., Scotch Plains Police report. The vehicle was found by Detecti

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:01:39

Belleville Police: Car Stripped Of 4 Tires, Left On Milk Crates

BELLEVILLE, NJ - He parked his car in Belleville on a Saturday night. When he woke up and returned, all four tires were gone. That was the report a local motorist gave to Belleville police on March 11, authorities said. According to the Belleville Police Department, the theft victim told officers th

PATCH - 2018-03-21 11:00:00

Warren, WHRHS Closed Wednesday Due To Snow

WARREN, NJ - All Warren Township Schools and Watchung Hills Regional High School will be closed Wednesday, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. All after-school and evening activities are canceled. Raritan Valley Community College is also closed on Wednesday. Due to exceeding the allo

PATCH - 2018-03-21 00:26:08

'I have gun, will shoot to kill,' 7-time bank robber's note said

A man who pleaded guilty to robbing seven banks, attempting to rob another and attempting multiple carjackings carried a note with him, federal prosecutors said Monday. The note, which Plainfield man Marlon Peek handed to a teller at the TD Bank in Edison on March 17, 2015, read in part: "I have gun

NJ.COM - 2018-03-20 14:24:54

More Snow on the Way? Winter Storm Watch Issued for Warren and Somerset County

WARREN, NJ - Get the milk, bread and eggs. Get the generator, gas and chainsaw. With the official start of spring just days away, winter does not want to let go of its hold -- another Nor'easter is headed our way. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the area predicting 5


Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 06:33:25

15 Cocaine Ring Leaders, Members Arrested In Plainfield: AG

PLAINFIELD, NJ - As part of "Operation Snow Bank," 15 alleged leaders and members of three separate cocaine trafficking networks that operated in Plainfield were indicted on charges, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced. The three drug trafficking rings were allegedly headed by Andres Hernandez-


Weather Warning from Parsippany Police

This is from the Parsippany Police Department: Is mother nature having a good time playing with the weather? We went from barely any snow predicted two days ago, to possibly up to 10 inches by Wednesday! With that said please get your shovels out and your snow blowers primed. Hopefully this is our v

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 01:41:00

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

Correction Officer Beaten and Burned by Inmate at Rikers: Union

A correction officer at Rikers Island was badly burned and beaten by an inmate, a union that represents such officers said as it demanded city officials do more to protect them. The inmate threw scalding water on the officer and punched him repeatedly at an enhanced supervision housing unit at the O


The Best Nightclubs in Jersey City, New Jersey

9:00 pm - 2:00 am WikiCommons Jersey City's Red Lounge JC has the best of both worlds: a lounge with a cozy and inviting ambience plus a premier nightclub with in-demand DJs and top-shelf liquors. It's dim, vintage-inspired interior lights up at night with live music and big crowds, so expect a liv


Essex County 911: Fatal Shooting|Underwear Assault|Rapper Arrest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Find out why those sirens were wailing. Check out these recent police, fire and EMS stories in Essex County (click headline to read). Bloomfield Fatal Shooting Is 2nd In As Many Months Joggers Find Woman's Body In Newark Lake (Do You Know Her?) Man In Underwear Assaults Livingston


Troubled pasts, a 'scary' number of guns and 3 men dead in 19 hours

The first shots rang out Monday afternoon. In less than 19 hours, three people in Newark were dead. The first victim was fatally shot just after lunchtime in the Lower Clinton Hill neighborhood. The next fell to an assault weapon on Martin Luther King Boulevard shortly before sunset. The third died


Gunfire erupted on a busy N.J. highway, leaving a man in critical condition

A shooting erupted along a busy stretch of an Elizabeth highway early Saturday morning leaving one man in critical condition, authorities said. The 28-year-old, from Elizabeth, has not been identified. Gunfire began after 5 a.m. Saturday along U.S. routes 1 & 9, acting Union County Prosecutor Micha


UPDATE: Juveniles Arrested After Armed Robbery Spree in Maplewood, South Orange, Newark, Irvington

A robbery spree conducted by two juveniles who were armed with a gun that included towns in Essex County came to an end Friday afternoon in Irvington Township with officers placing the suspects under arrest. According to a preliminary statement released by Maplewood Police, their officers notified s


Prosecutor investigating after cop fires gun while nabbing suspect

Authorities are investigating a police-involved shooting in Irvington. No injuries were reported in the Friday afternoon incident, according to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. Irvington officers responded to Lincoln Place shortly before 4 p.m. for a report of a suspect with a gun. As officers