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Heavy rains cause more flooding, damage in NJ; states of emergency declared in NJ, NY

LITTLE FALLS, N. J. — Governors Phil Murphy and Andrew Cuomo have declared states of emergency for multiple counties after heavy rains caused flooding and extensive damage throughout the two states.Residents in affected counties such as Little Falls in New Jersey have a long way to go before the cl

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-15 10:28:40

The moment a hit-and-run driver rams an 11-year-old boy

The impact flung the boy into the air and caused him to flip around, the video shows. He landed on the ground several car lengths from where the collision happened, police said.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-14 13:58:20

Woman Calls 911 20 Times, Assaults Cop: Mount Olive Police

MOUNT OLIVE, NJ — A Succasunna woman is accused of calling 911 over 20 times and assaulting a police officer when they told her to stop in Mount Olive, police said.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 19:08:40

North Jersey lake-side restaurants offer elevated dining with panoramic views

(Photo: Courtesy of The Windlass)Story HighlightsLakes play big, if quiet roles, in the lives of many North Jersey residents.In northern New Jersey, there's a secret lake lifestyle, not unlike summer camp.Throughout August, The Record and NorthJersey.com are profiling some of our lake communities.Jo

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-08-15 11:03:00

Nine New Restaurants Opening In Morris County Soon

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County has plenty of great places to grab a bite to eat and soon, there will be nine more to add to the list. From breweries to burger joints to smoothie bowls, there really is something for everyone. Check out a list of some of the new restaurants opening up. Know about a new

PATCH - 2018-08-15 13:57:36

Dam of floating cars made flash flood worse, N.J. mayor says

The flash flood thatdamaged homes and businesses in North Jerseyon Saturday was made worse when more than 40 cars from a dealership floated into a bridge and formed a dam that diverted flood waters to local streets, according to the mayor of one of the hard hit towns.Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmar

NJ.COM - 2018-08-15 15:11:00

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The first Engineering Explorations Summer Camp, held July 9...

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The first Engineering Explorations Summer Camp, held July 9 through 27 at West Orange High School, was considered a success by instructors, students and parents alike. “I was beyond pleased with Engineering Explorations,” parent Tracey…

GOOGLE.COM - 2018-08-15 06:21:00

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

Teen gunman who fired into NYC crowd charged charged with attempted murder: police

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens — The teen gunman that fired into a crowd late Friday night and was shot by officers when he didn’t drop his weapon has been charged, police said.


Wild video shows cars floating down river after dealership flood

About five inches of rain had fallen in the area, causing flash flooding,NJ.com reported.


Flash flooding sweeps cars away, strands drivers as rain soaks N.J.

Parts of the state can expect more rain Saturday night, Sunday and even into the beginning of the new week, the Weather Service forecasts say.


North Jersey Man Gets 118-Year Prison Sentence For Murders

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ — A convicted of murdering two people in 2015 was sentenced to more than a century behind bars, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announced Saturday.


WATCH: Cars swept away by floodwaters at NJ car dealership

After seeing the video, Daniel Perrotta, whose car was being serviced there, immediately came to check on it.


Authorities seek owner of car in hit-and-run death of Honduran immigrant in Morristown

AlthoughFrederick Lyle, 40, has not been charged with the accident that killed 23-year-old Honduran immigrantVictor Josue Padilla Turcios, Morristown police allege he hindered the investigation by giving false information about his whereabouts on the night of the crash, June 27, 2018.


Rain pouring, Trump rages on Twitter and hangs with bikers

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — As rain dumped on his golf club, President Donald Trump raged on Saturday, lashing out at his Justice Department on Twitter before welcoming members of a "Bikers for Trump" fan group to the manicured grounds.


Dad of tourist killed by ‘drunk’ driver tearfully recalls final conversation

“Our girl was on the trip of a lifetime, and she’d only spoken to me I think the previous day … and said, ‘Dad, can you believe your little girl is in New York City?’ ” teary-eyed dad Andrew Lyden told Tasmania’s Southern Cross News. “For her to be taken from us in such a horrific way is gut-wrenchi


Grab a cone at one of these Morris County ice cream shops

Morris parlors know, and have paraded out specialty, homemade flavors like pumpkin, vanilla fig and maple bacon for years. If you want something extra-special, these ice cream hot spots are great places to cool down.


Dozens Of Sheep, Goats Break Free From Hackettstown Auction

HACKEETSTOWN, NJ — Dozens of goats and sheep made a break for it Wednesday night, escaping from an auction house in Hackettstown. Their freedom was short-lived, however, and most of them were corralled back home.


Goats and Sheep Destined for Slaughter Escape New Jersey Auction, Make a Run for It

The market, just a few hundred feet from the Hackettstown Police Department, summoned officers after noticing the animals had bolted through an unlocked gate.


Morristown man arrested on contempt of court warrant

CHATHAM- Joseph Ruggiero, 27, of Morristown was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 7 on an active contempt of court warrant issued by Montville.