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Family of 12-year-old New Jersey girl who killed herself sues school district
ROCKAWAY, N.J. (ABC) -- The family of a 12-year-old who committed suicide has filed a lawsuit against the young girl's school district, claiming it failed to protect her from months of intense bullying.
That Freaky Plant That Makes You Blind? It's In Morris County
MORRIS COUNTY — As you've probably heard by now, giant hogweed, an invasive species of plant that can leave you with third-degree burns or blind, was recently discovered in Virginia. But what you might not know is that researchers previously found the plant in Morris County, too. The plant was last
Woman arrives drunk at Mt. Olive police HQ to pick up man charged with DWI, police say
Melissa T. Vitale, 49, arrived at the station to pick up Robert L. Woolf, 45, of Washington, Saturday, after he was charged with DWI in the township's Budd Lake section, said police. Officers detected the odor of alcoholic beverage on her breath and following failed sobriety tests, she was arrested
Jefferson Arts Committee to host free summer concerts
JEFFERSON -- The Jefferson Arts Committee will host its 2018 free Summer Gazebo Concert Series on Fridays at 7 p.m., at the Jefferson Township Gazebo at the Jefferson Township Municipal complex at 1033 Weldon Road, Oak Ridge.
School accused of doing nothing to stop bullying of girl who took her life
ROCKAWAY, NJ --The parents of a 12-year-old girlsay their daughter was bullied to deathand her school did nothing to stop it. They're taking the New Jersey school district to court to prevent other families from going through similar heartbreak,CBS New York reports.Mallory Grossman ended her life on
Commuter alert: Crash at routes 10 and 202 tying up Parsippany traffic
Buy Photo(Photo: File photo)A motor-vehicle crash routes 202 and 10 is expected to impact commuter traffic in Parsippany on Thursday morning.The crash took down a traffic signal, requiring police to close the perpetually busy intersection about 6:30 a.m.One lane of Route 10 has been closed, accordin
Political internship offers opportunity, challenges for Andover Twp. man
For recent college grad Brett Conrads, 22, of Andover Township, however, the opportunity to work under Sen. Steven Oroho, R-24th Dist., proved to be anything but a run-of-the-mill experience.
Morris Co. Man Charged With Superstorm Sandy Fraud: NJ AG
MONTVILLE, NJ — A Montville man is accused of receiving over $180,000 in Superstorm Sandy relief aid that he was not eligible for, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal said on Wednesday.
Dead Body Found In Morris County Park: MCPO
BOONTON, NJ — A dead body has been found in a Boonton park Tuesday afternoon, a spokesperson for the Morris County Prosecutor's Office confirmed.
2 seriously injured when tree drops on car in Morristown
Two people were taken to the hospital with traumatic injuries after a tree fell on their car in Morristown on Monday night, trapping them inside the vehicle during a brief, intense thunderstorm.
Missing Hopatcong Man Found Dead In Virginia: Sheriff
HOPATCONG, NJ — A man missing from Hopatcong has been found dead in Virginia, the Page County Sheriff's Office said on Tuesday.
Body found in Boonton's Grace Lork Park
The investigation is ongoing, and neither the Boonton Police Department nor the Morris County Prosecutor's Office has yet released any information at to the identity of the person, who he/she died nor any other details.
Decomposing body found in Rockaway River in Boonton
"Shortly before noon, a passerby walking in the park called 911 to report what they believed to be a dead body," Boonton Police Lt. Stephen Jones said at 1:30 p.m. "We immediately responded with all our emergency services, and they found an obviously deceased male in the water."
12-year-old who killed herself was forced to hug bullies, lawsuit claims
"Instead of removing Mallory from class, I wanted the girls that were tapping her chair every other day and calling her a b***h. I wanted those children removed from class. Not Mallory," Dianne Grossman, Mallory’s mother toldNews 12.
Family of bullied girl who killed self sues school district
The lawsuit, which also names various faculty members, alleges that Copeland Middle School ignored the “ongoing and systemic” bullying directed at the sixth grader, including messages that asked her “when are you going to kill yourself?”
Parents say daughter committed suicide because of bullying
Grossman attended Copeland Middle School and her parents say she was full of strength, promise, life and spirit. They said she was also very sensitive.
Bullying Of Mallory Grossman, 12, Detailed In Wrongful Death Suit
ROCKAWAY, NJ — The unrelenting bullying 12-year-old Mallory Grossman allegedly faced in the months leading up to her suicide death is detailed in a wrongful lawsuit filed on Tuesday by the Grossman family against the Rockaway Township Board of Education, administrators, teachers, and faculty.
Appeal denied: Man who persuaded girlfriend to murder his wife must serve life sentence
Parvaiz, now 32 and held at New Jersey State Prison, a maximum-security facility, had cheated with multiple women on his wife and victim, Nazish Noorani, the mother of their two sons, and plotted for years to get rid of her, according to testimony in his trial in Morris County in 2015.
Elementary school aide masturbated in front of students and filmed it, cops say
The aide, 21-year-old Kenneth Palmer of Randolph, who worked at Jefferson Elementary School, was scheduled for a court appearance Monday morning but the hearing was adjourned until next month.
$753K Lotto Ticket Sold In Morris County
POMPTON PLAINS, NJ — Players, check your tickets! A $753,895 jackpot winning ticket was sold in Pompton Plains last week.