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Hit-And-Run Driver Manhunt After Woman Killed In Jersey City

A widespread manhunt is underway for a hit-and-run driver who killed a New Jersey woman, authorities say, and a video has been released of the suspect's car (see below). The victim has been identified as Theresa Florence, age 63, of Jersey City. After the Wednesday crash, she was transported to Jers

PATCH - 2018-01-20 16:11:41

TV News Crew Tried Sneaking Fake Explosives Through Newark Airport Security, Arrested

Seven members of a cable television network were arrested Thursday after they tried to sneak through a security checkpoint at the Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey, with a fake explosive device, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials said. A law enforcement officia


Jersey City opens online applications for summer internship program

JERSEY CITY -- The city has opened online applications for its six-week summer internship program (JCSI). The program, now in its fifth year, places eligible public high school students in paid, work-based learning opportunities at the city's leading corporations and nonprofit organizations. "In add

NJ.COM - 2018-01-20 17:11:19

The price is right on congestion pricing

Gov. Cuomo's congestion pricing panel just made a critical contribution to public policy, producing a potent, pragmatic plan to curb maddening Manhattan traffic and fund the subways. But an equally lasting achievement of the 15-member Fix NYC commission may be building a bridge that connects the t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-21 09:10:32

Estranged husband of dead artist left her work to rot: suit

An angry ex tried to tank this sculptor's legacy, a lawsuit claims. The estranged husband of the late artist Anne Chu left his wife's work to rot at a derelict Long Island gas station, according to a lawsuit. Chu's sister and the executor of her will, Barbara Chu, is suing her brother-in-law, Philip

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-21 04:47:34

Police: Woman crashes into parked car, plunges into river

NUTLEY, N.J. (AP) Police say they rescued a 79-year-old woman after her vehicle crashed through a fence and plunged into the icy Passaic River. Nutley Township police say the woman was driving in a parking lot Thursday afternoon when she suffered a medical problem and crashed into a parked car. The

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-19 16:00:00

Protester punches, chokes alt-right party attendee

A supporter of President Trump who had attended an alt-right Manhattan celebration of the anniversary of the inauguration was attacked by a protester Saturday night, police said. Several hundred people had bought tickets for the gathering at a nightclub at West 50th Street and 12th Avenue - which fe

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-21 08:27:06

Newark Airport's AirTrain to shut down for repairs

Newark Airport's AirTrain will shut down for repairs starting Saturday night Maintenance will begin at 10 p.m. and last until 7 a.m. Sunday. In the meantime the Port Authority will provide free shuttle buses between Newark's terminals and parking lots. The Port Authority is advising travelers to tak

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-20 17:29:59

How government shutdown affects the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The frequently visited Great Smoky Mountains National Park is feeling the effect of government shutdown. "During the government shutdown, the park is going to remain as open and accessible as policy and law allow," spokeswoman Dana Soehn said. Fo

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2018-01-21 06:49:00

Man accused of shooting KPD officer out of hospital, taken to jail

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - The man accused of shooting a Knoxville police officer on Jan. 11 was released from the hospital and is now in the Knox County Jail. Ronnie Lucas Wilson is charged with attempted first-degree murder of a police officer after Knoxville Police Department officer Jay Williams

WATE - 2018-01-19 23:07:28

Maryville woman charged with 21 counts of animal cruelty admits to neglecting pets

A Maryville woman is facing 21 charges of aggravated animal cruelty after admitting she knowingly abandoned numerous animals at her home, according to the Blount County Sheriff's Office. After turning herself in Friday evening, deputies say 43-year-old Amy Robertson admitted to leaving her home abo

WBIR - 2018-01-20 21:59:00

Knoxville restaurant gives discount to government employees during shutdown

It was a typical Saturday for those eating at Holly's Gourmets Market and Cafe. The dining room was jam-packed with patrons looking for a good meal. Silverware clinking the plates, the kitchen bustling and preparing meals for all the customers. For this day, and for the future, the restaurant is se

WBIR - 2018-01-21 03:28:00

Maryville woman admits to abandoning animals, police say

A Maryville woman facing 21 counts of aggravated animal cruelty after police found numerous dead and dying pets inside her residence admitted to abandoning the animals, police said. Amy Renea Robertson, 43, Highway 72, is being held at the Blount County jail on bonds totaling $105,000 on 21 counts o

DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-21 05:00:00

Cosby woman seriously injured in single-car wreck

NEWPORT-Slick and icy roads led to the cause of a single-car accident that left a Cosby woman seriously injured on Thursday, Jan. 18. Cocke County sheriff deputies were dispatched to area of McGaha Chapel Road near Holly Tree Lane concerning a single-vehicle accident at 3:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

NEWPORT PLAIN TALK - 2018-01-19 22:00:00

Going to the Smokies during the government shutdown? Here's what you need to know

Subscribed, but don't have a login? What does the federal government shutdown mean for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park? In a nutshell, some things will remain open and some will not, according to Dana Soehn, spokeswoman for the park. Roads, trails accessible, but no services "The park will r

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-01-20 15:50:37

Regal holds large moving sale before relocating to S. Knoxville waterfront

People across East Tennessee came out to the Regal location in Halls to purchase things from movie theater seats to old movie memorabilia on Saturday. On Friday, the company said everything must go. Sure enough, hundreds came out to purchase most of what was offered at the moving sale. All proceed

WBIR - 2018-01-21 02:23:00

Topeka police investigate shooting on Saturday in North Topeka

Police officers are investigating the shooting of a man in North Topeka after reports of multiple gunshots on Saturday night. Sgt. Joey Schulmeister said the victim was shot in the leg on the southeast corner of St. John and Central at about 6:46 p.m. and suffered injuries believed not to be life-th

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 02:35:13

Topeka police investigates overnight kidnapping

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Topeka police are searching for two suspects accused of kidnapping a man at gunpoint and then stealing his car. Investigators say the victim was near SW Huntoon St. and Gage Blvd. when two men pointed a gun at him. They then forced the victim to drive them to the area near De

WIBW - 2018-01-21 12:24:00

Topeka Police looking for suspects after robbery, kidnapping

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Topeka Police are investigating an aggravated robbery and kidnapping that happened in west Topeka. It happened around 12:30, near Huntoon and Gage. Police say a victim said two males pointed a gun at him and forced him to drive them to an area near Deer Creek Park. The victim w

KSNT - 2018-01-21 07:53:04

Cirque du Soleil Crystal performers eager to take to Topeka ice

Cirque du Soleil Crystal is a show unlike anything the company has tried before. At its core, its acrobatics meets ice skating - but true to Cirque du Soleil's reputation, it goes above and beyond any traditional ice skating show. Cirque announced the show in September 2017, and debuted in Quebec Ci

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 06:31:48