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Police Questioning Person Of Interest In Brooklyn Woman’s Brutal Ax Murder

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A woman is dead and another is in critical condition in what police believe may have been a brutal ax attack inside a Brooklyn apartment. Authorities say a person of interest in now being questioned after police responded to a 911 call around 1:30 a.m. at the Bushwick houses


Developer Working on Plans for Former A&P Site as Township Hopes to Revitalize Downtown Clark

CLARK, NJ – Plans for the former A&P/Foodtown property on Westfield Avenue are in the works, Mayor Sal Bonaccorso said during the Town Council Meeting Monday night. At the meeting, the council introduced an ordinance that would adopt the Westfield Avenue redevelopment plan for the property.


Fanwood Council Honors Former Councilman Bob McCarthy

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Council honored one of its own at its April 15 meeting when former Councilman Bob McCarthy received a proclamation for his longstanding support for the Borough’s Earth Day activities and commitment to protecting the environment.


Plainfield Week in Review: Wawa Prelim Site Plan Approval, Budget Reviews, District Opposes Charter School, and more

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up. Brain Injury Awareness Month: How Much Do You Know About Equestrians And TBIs?


Softball: Victoria Zatko Joins Sisters in Reaching 100 Career Varsity Hit Mark

CLARK, NJ- Arthur L. Johnson High School senior Victoria Zatko has been a standout on the softball team, both on and off the field. She added to her athletic resume with one swing of the bat in the team’s fifth game of the season.


‘The Wanderer’: To see the real Staten Island, I’m hitting the road

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Staten Island may be a car culture, but there’s no better way to get to know the borough than by getting out of your car and walking. So that’s what I’m going to do.


Woman, 21, dead in Union Square subway accident

A Brooklyn woman died after being dragged by a train on a Union Square subway platform early Saturday, authorities said. Helen McDonald Phalon, 21, got caught by a southbound No. 6 train at about 3 a.m., said police.


Hickey Linden Ticket Paid Her Union County Boss’ Company for Campaign Services, which He Says was Fine

Union County Manager Ed Oatman doesn’t see anything wrong with supervising one of his public employees, while her campaign pays his private consulting firm, apparently with funds from the former campaign account of the late Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) (pictured, above).


N.J. medical marijuana patients win huge protections from being fired for flunking a drug test

New Jersey workers can’t be fired if they flunk a drug test because they are medical marijuana patients, a state appeals court has ruled. The case is likely to reverberate in workplaces for years to come because a state appeals court says medical marijuana patients — as long as they are not using th


MTA fare increases start Sunday, express bus now $6.75

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Starting Sunday, express bus riders will be paying 25 cents more, but they won’t be able to drop the extra quarter into the collection box. The fare for MTA express buses, responsible for transporting tens of thousands of Staten Islanders to and from Manhattan on a daily basis



Our RLS Metro Breaking News platform members who are traveling on the Garden State Parkway in Cranford are informing us of a multi-vehicle crash that occurred in the southbound lanes in Clark a short time ago.


Fatal Hit And Run Kills New Brunswick Man, 22

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A 22-year-old man was killed in a fatal hit and run that took place on Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick early Saturday morning, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor.


Reminder: Time is running out to vote for the ‘Best Mexican Restaurant on Staten Island’

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- This is your last chance to shout out your favorite Mexican, Tex-Mex and Latin food joint. You have until 8 a.m. Monday to pick your favorite spot from our three finalists, which were chosen by SILive’s readers. After this vote (click HERE to have your voice heard), the ultima


Easter Sunday 2019: What’s open, what’s closed? Grocery stores, malls, Target, Walmart, Starbucks, restaurants, NJ Transit

Easter Sunday falls on April 21 in 2019. The holiday marks the day Christians around the world honor the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter Sunday is always 46 days after Ash Wednesday, which this year landed on March 6.


Annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party set to Celebrate New Jersey’s Largest Lake

ROXBURY, NJ - Winding roads around Lake Hopatcong rarely form a neatly four-cornered square, but organizers of the Lake Hopatcong Block Party have never let geometry get in their way.


Vehicle Stolen with Keys Inside in Elizabeth

Police in Elizabeth are on the search for a thief who stole the car from a location in the city this afternoon. According to preliminary reports, police were called to the 900 Spring Street -Spring Lane Motel- to investigate reports of a stolen vehicle.


NJ man shoved mom and stabbed dad to death, prosecutor says

MILLVILLE — A city man was charged with killing his father during a fight at home on Friday morning. A fight between Michael Tedesco, 38, and his 66-year-old father Gary in the elder man's home on Carlton Avenue led to the stabbing, according to Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae.


Toddler found wandering New Jersey streets alone at night twice

ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey (WPVI) -- A mother in New Jersey is facing criminal charges after her toddler was found wandering the streets of Englewood on two different occasions. Authorities said Wednesday that Maria Ramirez is facing a charge of child endangerment.


Slashing, Hit-And-Run Driver Leave 5 Hurt In Farmingdale, Including Police Officer

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A wild night outside of a hookah lounge on Long Island led to a police officer getting struck by a hit-and-run driver while responding to reports of a slashing.


Staten Island nightlife: Giovanni's Trattoria, one of the best kept secrets in Eltingville

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Everyone loves a trattoria, an Italian-style dining spot, a tad less formal than a restaurant, where authentic Italian food abounds in a warm, friendly atmosphere — and an establishment where the emphasis is on a steady clientele.