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Man Admits to Fatally Shooting Neighbor in Broad Daylight

What to KnowA man in NJ who admitted to fatally shooting his neighbor last year in broad daylight could face up to 25 years in prison, authorities sayShansey Abernathy, 24, pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated manslaughter for the killing of Alphonso Pearson, 27, prosecutors announcedProsecutor

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-08-14 18:47:06

Why is flooding always so bad in North Jersey? The area used to be a prehistoric lake

The Passaic River Basin was a massive lake that formed 25,000 years ago after a glacier that covered a large portion of of North Jersey retreated leaving debris that blocked gaps in the Watchung Mountains, according to federal and state reports.

DAILY RECORD - 2018-08-14 17:36:00

Prosecutors push for 25-year sentence for man who admitted he killed his neighbor

A 24-year-old Linden man admitted toshooting his neighbordays before Christmas last year, according to Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas Jr.Scene of the the homicide shortly after 1 p.m. on December 20, 2017.Taylor Tiamoyo Harris | NJ Advance MediaShansey Abernathy pleaded guil

NJ.COM - 2018-08-14 16:37:00

Mega-landlord hit with dozens of violations sells 66 more buildings in Hudson

Trendy Management, formerly Riverside Management, sold 66 multi-family buildings – consisting of 919 units – in Union City and Bayonne for $130 million. The sale, brokered by Capital Realty, comes one month after it was announced that Trendy sold more than 100 buildings in Hudson County for $327.8 m

NJ.COM - 2018-08-14 14:47:00

TSA officer and child compete in unlikely dance battle

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) --An adorable moment between a young boy and a TSA agent was caught on camera.A family of five was passing through a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport when one of the children began dancing.TSA Officer Joshua McCall admired his skills. The boy then

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-14 22:45:28

Court upholds Plainfield drug dealer's murder conviction

Jeremy Watson, 32, lost the fourth appeal of his conviction of murdering Michael Gregory, 41, in the park on March 24, 2006. Watson, who was also found guilty of shooting Gregory's girlfriend, Candice Baker, is serving a 77-year-sentence in New Jersey State Prison.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-08-14 12:00:00

Newark man charged in Fourth of July shooting of 5-year-old girl: police

Jamar Battle, 30, is accused of shooting a 5-year-old girl in Newark on the Fourth of July (Credit: Newark Police)

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-14 13:38:14

Tour bus hits overpass in Newark; several hurt

Several people are being treated for injuries after a tour bus returning from Washington, D.C. crashed into an overpass in Newark, New Jersey.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-13 09:32:04

Man Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Woodbridge

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A man crossing Rt. 1 was hit and killed by a driver early Monday morning, Aug. 13, Woodbridge police announced,NJ.com reported.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 15:44:50

NJ Weather: Flash flood warnings issued today again for Central Jersey

CENTRAL JERSEY – The National Weather Service offices in Mount Holly and New York has issued flash flood watches through this evening for Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex, Union, Mercer and Monmouth counties. High levels of rain in recent weeks make the threat of flash flooding especially likely.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-08-13 15:44:00

9 arrested, 1 at large in drug sweep that nets over $100K in cash

Authorities seized $114,497 , plus 33 grams of cocaine with a street value of $870, and about 43 grams of heroin worth $1,330.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-13 17:50:00

Newark man wanted in Fourth of July shooting of 5-year-old girl: police

Jamar Battle, 30, is wanted in connection with the Fourth of July shooting of a 5-year-old girl in Newark (Credit: Newark Police)

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-13 13:28:44

NYC's most exclusive gym costs $900 a month

How do you own everything? That's the aggressive question posed on the online application for Performix House, an exclusive new gym near Union Square where wannabe members must undergo a rigorous application process. "Owning everything means 'I'm gonna go to the gym today and dominate my workout,'"

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-13 22:26:14

$245M Powerball Ticket Sold At NYC Supermarket

STATEN ISLAND, NY — One lucky supermarket customer hit the Powerball jackpot over the weekend. A winning ticket for Saturday's $245 million drawing was sold at a Staten Island Stop & Shop store,according to the New York Lottery.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 13:51:30

Federal task force targets health fraud in Philadelphia, New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A citizen's tip helped break one of the largest health fraud cases ever prosecuted in New Jersey, leading to dozens of convictions.

FOX29.COM - 2018-08-13 18:25:00

Police identify worker, 50, fatally hit with chainsaw at construction site

Carlos Gabrielli, 50, of Linden, N.J.,suffered a deep laceration to the throat and severe blood loss, said an NYPD spokesman.


Lightning Strikes Edison Home, Fire Officials Say

EDISON, NJ — An Edison home was sustained significant damage when it was struck by lightning Saturday morning, fire officials said.


Police Arrest East Orange Man in Burglary of Maplewood Civic House - The Village Green

July 31, 2018; Shoplifting; The clerk at 7-11 on Irvington Ave reported that at10:30 AM, a male entered the store, took a coffee and then left without paying for it.


School Bus With 20 Kids Onboard Flips on NJ Turnpike: Source

A school bus with approximately 20 children onboard flipped onto its side on the NJ Turnpike in East Brunswick, but there were no fatalities or serious injuries, police said.


Watchung Coffee Stop Leads To $622K Lottery Win

Nicastro, of Mountainside, purchased a few Jersey Cash 5 lottery tickets at the Speedy Mart store at 17 Johnson Drive. The next morning he stopped by the store to check his tickets.