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Cash spill on New Jersey highway leads to multiple crashes, chaos during morning commute

Thursday morning might mark the first time a New Jersey commuter preferred to be in a "cash lane." The East Rutherford Police Department said an armored truck spilled cash along the westbound lanes of Route 3 at about 8:30 a.m. -- right during the peak of the morning rush hour.

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-13 15:55:18

2 Springfield Bomb Threats Part Of National Hoax: Police

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Bomb threats were made at two locations in Springfield through email on Thursday that appear to be connected to similar incidents nationwide. The Springfield threats were received by email at two public locations in the township between 1 and 2 p.m, Springfield Lt. Jon Rachel said.

PATCH - 2018-12-13 20:33:00

Detention Hearing Delayed for Driver Charged in Crash that Killed Clark Native

TRENTON, NJ — The driver of the vehicle that slammed into 20-year-old Clark native Michael Sot and his friends appeared in court on Wednesday. Last week, the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office filed a motion to detain David Lamar, 22. The judge at Wednesday's hearing delayed the detention hearing, cl

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-12-13 21:14:00

Woman shoved onto subway tracks at Union Square; man sought: NYPD

MANHATTAN, N.Y. — A man is wanted for questioning after a woman was pushed onto subway tracks at Union Square Thursday, according to police. The incident happened at tracks for the northbound Nos. 4 and 5 trains at 10:47 a.m., police said.

PIX11.COM - 2018-12-13 16:32:38

Thefts, Car Burglary, Drug Possession Reported In Clark

CLARK, NJ — Clark Police reported thefts, car burglary and a drug possession arrest last week. On Dec. 4 at 10:08 a.m.: Police took a report of a theft of a wallet from a patron of the Home Goods Store at 1255 Raritan Road. The incident is under investigation. Police Officer Alex Ruiz was the invest

PATCH - 2018-12-12 18:25:00

Superintendent Peter Capodice Retires from the Union County Vocational-Technical School

UNION, NJ – Family, friends, public officials and colleagues came together at a retirement celebration for long time Union resident, former Union mayor and Superintendent of the Union County Vocational-Technical School, Peter Capodice.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-12-13 22:59:00

2nd Bomb Threat In 1 Week Reported At Linden High School

LINDEN, NJ — A second bomb threat in one week has been reported at Linden High School on Thursday causing students to evacuate. Linden Police responded to Linden High School on W. St. Georges Avenue on reports of a bomb threat received by the school on Thursday morning.

PATCH - 2018-12-13 14:02:00

New Jersey mom and five roommates arrested for repeatedly whipping 3-year-old son with belt, pouring scalding water on him as punishments

A New Jersey mom and her five twisted roommates have been arrested for repeatedly whipping her 3-year-old son with a belt and pouring scalding water on him as punishments, authorities charged Wednesday.

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-12 17:45:00

Snow, Ice Could Make For Messy Commute In Union County Thursday

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Mid-morning snow and ice could make for a messy drive home for Union County commuters, with some areas potentially getting three inches of snow. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Somerset, Union, Morris, Warren and Suss

PATCH - 2018-12-13 13:50:00

Fake Amazon packages and GPS helped cops catch package thieves

As the online shopping market continues to explode – it reached $121.5 billion, up 14 percent year-over-year in the third quarter according to the U.S. Department of Commerce – the biggest concern has been package theft, alarming shoppers, law enforcement and e-commerce companies alike.

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-13 16:30:21

Edison Police Officer Nicholas Lunetta charged with witness tampering, evidence obstruction

NEW BRUNSWICK – An Edison police officer has turned himself into authorities and was charged with witness tampering. Nicholas R. Lunetta, 31, an Edison Police Officer from Scotch Plains, has been charged with one count of tampering with evidence and one count of obstructing the administration of law

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-12-13 18:37:00

Mother, 5 other adults charged with beating, scalding 3-year-old with hot water as punishment

A mother and five other adults have been arrested after they repeatedly beat and threw scalding water on a 3-year-old boy in order to punish him at the Newark home they share, prosecutors said.

NJ.COM - 2018-12-12 22:00:34

3 Open Houses In The Clark-Garwood Area

CLARK-GARWOOD, NJ — Shopping around for a new home online can be a less-than-ideal process. To get a true feeling for a house, you really have to see it in person. That's why open houses are so nifty: No more bumbling around in the dark!

PATCH - 2018-12-13 19:20:00

Hospital staff say officer shot in friendly-fire incident was in ‘high spirits’

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The staff at Staten Island University Hospital told the Advance that the NYPD officer shot in a friendly-fire incident remained in high spirits during his short stay at the Ocean Breeze campus.

SILIVE.COM - 2018-12-13 18:19:00

Police seek SUV in fatal hit-and-run crash on Thanksgiving night in Elizabeth

Investigators have released images taken from security cameras of an SUV believed to have struck and killed a 62-year-old woman on Thanksgiving night in Elizabeth in a hit-and-run crash.

NJ.COM - 2018-12-12 12:37:12

So. Orange: Get A Free Bagel At Panera Every Day Through Dec. 31

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Those interested in brightening their holiday season with a daily dose of carbs can do so, for free, at local Panera Bread locations through the end of the year.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 14:30:00

NYPD Officer Hit by Friendly Fire Released From Hospital

Thunderous applause and the sound of bagpipes greeted NYPD Officer Amir Pali, who was hit by friendly fire, as he left a Staten Island Hospital Tuesday. — NEW YORK -- Thunderous applause and the sound of bagpipes greeted the young NYPD officer shot by friendly fire as he left a Staten Island Hospita

OFFICER.COM - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

The Clark Community Comes Together After Loss of Young Resident

CLARK, NJ – The death of 20 year old Michael Sot sent waves of shock and sorrow through the Clark community and beyond recently. Social media lit up with words of disbelief, despair and cries for justice.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-12-12 20:07:00

Driver's Blood Alcohol Was Nearly 3 Times Over Limit: Report

CLARK, NJ — The driver charged with the death of Clark local and College of New Jersey student Michael Sot had a blood alcohol content of almost three times the legal limit when he crashed into the car full of students on Dec. 2, according to nj.com.

PATCH - 2018-12-12 19:33:00

Sayreville High School teacher Eric Pieklo, charged with sexual contact with students, released pending trial

NEW BRUNSWICK - A Sayreville High School teacher charged with having sexual contact with students has been released from jail pending his trial. Eric Pieklo, 50, of South Amboy, was arrested and charged Friday with four counts of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child and five counts of fo

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-12-12 18:56:00