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South River house fire leaves family homeless, kills pets; fund created

SOUTH RIVER - A Union Avenue family lost nearly all their belongings, including a dog, cat and bunny, in an early-morning Father's Day fire that left the two-family home uninhabitable.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-06-18 19:04:00

Correction officer saves driver from burning car in NJ

It happened in South Brunswick, New Jersey.SOUTH BRUNSWICK, New Jersey (WABC) --A New Jersey correction officer pulled a driver from a fiery crash in South Brunswick.Police tweeted out a picture showing the car engulfed in flames at Cranbury South River Road and Forsgate Drive.Police say the quick a

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-06-18 11:02:44

Child playing with lighter sparked Staten Island blaze that hurt 20 firefighters

NEW SPRINGVILLE, Staten Island — A child playing with a lighter sparked a weekend fire that injured 20 firefighters and damaged five homes in Staten Island, FDNY fire marshals said Monday.

PIX11.COM - 2018-06-18 16:21:47

Severe thunderstorm warning for Carbon and Monroe

Locations impacted include Lehighton, Mount Pocono, East Stroudsburg, Tobyhanna, Palmerton, Jim Thorpe, Nesquehoning, Wind Gap, Weatherly, Stormville, Werry Lake, Pocono Pines, Lake Harmony, Skytop, Tannersville, Long Pond, Kresgeville, Sun Valley, Reeders and Beltzville State Park.

TIMES NEWS - 2018-06-18 18:32:00

Teacher caught shoplifting can't get her $95K job back

The Superior Court Appellate DivisionruledFriday in an 11-page decision that the Woodbridge Board of Education, a state arbitrator and a Middlesex Superior Court judge were justified in firing and upholding the firing of Michele Schawb, a tenured teacher with 16 years experience who worked at Robert

NJ.COM - 2018-06-18 12:38:00

Manville Local Slashed Man With Sword Over Parking Spot: Police

MANVILLE, NJ — A Manville man is in custody after slashing another borough resident with a sword several times over a parking spot, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 17:56:37

Pictures: Democrats, activists rally against Trump’s family separation policy

“This must not be who we are as a nation,” said Representative Jerrold Nadler, one of seven members of Congress from New York and New Jersey who met with five detainees inside a facility in Elizabeth, New Jersey, including three who said they had young relatives removed from their care after seeking

POLITICUSUSA - 2018-06-18 10:53:47

$2.3M Of Perfume Stolen From Edison Warehouse: US Attorney

EDISON, NJ — Two men have been charged after allegedly stealing a tractor trailer full of perfume worth $2.3 million from an Edison warehouse, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 14:42:19

14 Shot In Fatal Gunfire At Trenton Art Celebration: Prosecutor

"When we got here around 2:30, it didn't look like we were coming to Art All Night," city resident Franco Roberts toldThe Trentonian. "It looked like we were outside of a Philadelphia club after the bar closes and people who don't want to leave are standing around their cars smoking and drinking."

PATCH - 2018-06-17 11:19:44

Teen Arrested At Rally, Car Fire, ICE Sweep:Top News Of The Week

UNION COUNTY, NJ — It's been a busy week and staying on top of all the local news can be tough. No worries, we have put together the top stories of the week for Union County.

PATCH - 2018-06-17 19:00:00

Pedestrian Struck on Route 22 in North Plainfield, Road Closed

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Residents reported to police dozens of vehicles were entered overnight Wednesday, and Thursday, June 13 and 14, on various streets in the borough.


Just the Facts: East Brunswick High School Class of 2018 Graduation

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick High School's Class of 2018 will graduate this Thursday, June 21 at 11:00 am at the Cure Insurance Arena (formerly the Sun Bank Arena) at 81 Hamilton Avenue at Route 129 in Trenton.


Beloved former Old Bridge baseball star and father killed in motor vehicle crash

Former Old Bridge High School baseball star Zach Attianese, a beloved student-athlete and the reigning Suncoast Conference Pitcher of the Year at State College of Florida, who was going to continue his promising career at Florida State University, and his father, Jude, died in a six-vehicle crash in


20 Firefighters Hurt Battling Staten Island Blaze

Several firefighters were injured battling a five-alarm blaze Saturday on Staten Island. The flames broke out shortly after 7 p.m. at a fire marshal’s house on Steinway Avenue in the New Springville section. CBS2's Reena Roy has the latest.


Local Lawmakers Promise Reform In Surprise Visit To NJ Immigration Detention Center

“Heartbreaking stories, separated from the children at the border,” New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-12th) said.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-06-17 19:41:09

42-year-old man dead after crashing into median on highway

The driver, who police identified as Robert Jeans, died on the scene. Three other people in the vehicle were treated for minor injuries and transported to local hospitals.


Route 18 Crash Kills North Jersey Man: Police

COLTS NECK, NJ — A North Jersey resident was killed Friday night when his ccar hit a guard rail on Route 18 in Colts Neck, police said Saturday.


Congress members demand access to NJ immigration detention center, call what they saw ‘despicable’

“We are here today to tell Trump and Jeff Sessions that America welcomes its tired, its poor, its huddled masses,” he said. “”It doesn’t put them in jails and tent cities.”

PIX11.COM - 2018-06-17 16:41:40

Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run crash ID'd by police

Rafal Nowak, 41,lost control of his motorcycle on the State Street exit ramp and was thrown from the bikebefore being struck by a car that didn't stop, authorities said.


Fight breaks out at Bridgewater Commons

Nearly two weeks ago,several fights broke out in the Hamilton Mallin South Jersey, leading to disorderly conduct charges filed against seven teens and two adults.