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Passaic PD: Clifton Man Exposed Himself To City Girls

A Clifton man twice exposed himself to young girls while walking down a Passaic street, said police who identified him, tracked him down and arrested him. Passaic police arrested 49-year-old Kenny Gastone at his job in Nutley, charging him with several counts of lewdness, Police Chief Luis Guzman sa


11 people, including children, overcome by carbon monoxide in Yonkers

YONKERS, New York (WABC) -- At least 11 people in two apartments were hospitalized after being overcome with carbon monoxide in Yonkers Friday morning. Police and firefighters responded to 27 Coyle Place just before 8:30 a.m. after a man returned home and said he could not wake his family.


Update: 1 person in custody in reported robbery in Clifton

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Police responded to a reported robbery near the Park Hill Apartments in Clifton on Friday morning. A person was taken into custody in connection with the incident, according to a spokeswoman for the NYPD’s Deputy Commissioner of Public Information.


Cop injured in shootout leaves hospital, as NYPD identifies suspect who was killed as possible gang leader

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan -- Justin Vartanian, the NYPD officer injured in a shootout on Thursday in Washington Heights, is now home, recovering from the gunshot wound that police say was inflicted by a Trinitarios gang member who they shot and killed after he opened fire.


New York Yankees drop Kate Smith's 'God Bless America' recording

BRONX, New York City -- The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the late singer.


N.J. man charged with arson attempt at St. Patrick’s Cathedral held for psychiatric evaluation at N.Y. hospital

The 37-year-old New Jersey man charged with attempted arson after police say he brought two gas containers, lighter fluid and lighters into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Wednesday night has been sent to Bellevue Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, his attorney said Friday.


2 Small Earthquakes Impacted NJ Within Last 10 Days, USGS Says

NEW JERSEY – Those shakes you felt recently weren't necessarily caused by your kids jumping up and down on their beds. Two earthquakes have impacted New Jersey over the past 10 days.


2019 New York Auto Show: Luxury and Performance Cars

At press preview days for the 2019 New York Auto Show, luxury and performance car premieres were prominent despite continued focus on SUVs as America’s favorite vehicle. New high-rolling reveals in The Big Apple ranged from special editions and new models to full-on sports cars and high-performance


Passaic Sheriff: Probation Violator Nabbed With Dozens Of Bogus Credit, Gift Cards, More

Two Passaic County sheriff’s detectives who tracked down and arrested a Paterson man wanted on a probation violation found him carrying 19 bogus credit cards, three phony health insurance cards and more, authorities said.


Wendy Williams' Estranged Husband Calls Cops to New Jersey Mansion After She Files for Divorce

One week after Wendy Williams filed for divorce, her husband Kevin Hunter asked police to come to their home. On Thursday, Hunter called local law enforcement and asked that they respond to his and Williams’ New Jersey mansion to address members of the media, who were waiting outside.


Nutley Fire Captain Cancels Annual Egg Hunt, No Rain Date Given

NUTLEY, NJ - The 84th Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Memorial Park in Nutley is canceled. The event was to have taken place at Nutley's Mudhole on Saturday April 20. The fire captain made the decision to cancel because of the weather forecast.


Everything to know about New Jersey's severe storm risk Friday night

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Paterson fire injures one at East 32nd Street house

A single-alarm fire at a house on East 32nd Street left one person injured, said deputy fire chief Frank Calamita. Fire at 311 East 32nd Street came in at about 6:34 a.m. on Friday, said the deputy chief. He said the fire was confined to the two-story house’s basement.


Man in bike helmet robs NJ bank with help from employees

PARK RIDGE — It wasn't exactly an inside job, but a man wearing a bike helmet got help from employees to rob a bank on Wednesday by sending them into the vault to fetch the cash.


20-year-old college student says Uber driver left her on side of the road when he found out she was getting an abortion

A 20-year-old college student’s Reddit post about “the worst, most backwards day” of her life is gaining traction online after she recounted how she was dropped on the side of the road by an Uber driver who disagreed with her decision to get an abortion.


Pit bulls attack horse in N.J. neighborhood, leaving it with bloody gashes requiring surgery

Two pit bulls got loose in a Hunterdon County neighborhood Wednesday evening and attacked a horse, leaving it with bloody gashes on its face and legs that will require surgery, authorities said.


Millionaire Liquor Heiress Pleads Guilty in NYC Sex Cult Case; Alleged Bookkeeper Expected to Plead Guilty: Sources

The heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune has pleaded guilty to two charges in connection with the alleged NXIVM sex-trafficking cult case. Clare Bronfman, the 39-year-old daughter of late philanthropist and Seagram CEO Edgar Bronfman, issued a tearful apology in court Friday as she admitted she h


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Police: Man smashes delivery driver in head with rock

MONTCLAIR - Montclair police say that a 65-year-old food delivery driver was assaulted by a man he found rummaging around inside his car. The assault happened April 12 around 8 p.m. near Lackawanna Plaza. Police say that the driver found that the attacker had broken a window to his car and was rumma


Nutley Man In High-Speed Crash Indicted For Vehicular Homicide: Authorities

A 26-year-old Nutley man was indicted Wednesday on charges of aggravated manslaughter and vehicular homicide for slamming into another vehicle in Mount Laurel at more than 100 mph, the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office said.