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ALERT: East Orange Residents, Have You Seen Tamara?

A report has been filed for a teenaged girl who went missing after leaving her East Orange home for school on Thursday morning. Family of the teen said Tamara Hightower, 17, is about 5'4” tall and was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue long-sleeved shirt with slits on the arm, bluish/turquoise Cha


Juvenile Among 32 Arrested Following Warrant Roundup in Essex County

Newark police announce the results of a two-day warrant roundup conducted alongside the Essex County Sheriff’s Office and the New Jersey State Police. Officials say the most notable of the 32 arrests made was of a 17-year-old juvenile, who was wanted in a shooting last week. The juvenile is also a p


Golden Tate is pumped to be with Giants, but finds one thing about New Jersey weird

Giants’ wide receiver Golden Tate, signed as a free agent after several months with the Philadelphia Eagles, merely had to drive up the New Jersey Turnpike to get to his new offices in East Rutherford. Seems he didn’t have a full tank when he started out.


Essex County Jury Delivers $5 Million Verdict for Fall at Wells Fargo Branch

In Sklar v. Wells Fargo, an Essex County jury on March 14 delivered a $5 million verdict to a Livingston man and his wife after the man fell on ice at a Wells Fargo Bank branch, permanently injuring his spine.


Flyers cover Kate Smith statue, won't play her recording of 'God Bless America' amid racism allegation

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Flyers have covered the statue of Kate Smith outside the Wells Fargo Center and will stop using her recording of "God Bless America" as an allegation of racism against the singer has come to light.


Cardi B goes to court for beating stripper who allegedly had sex with Offset

Cardi B could face one year in jail after rejecting a plea deal. The “Bodak Yellow” rapper appeared in a New York court on Friday, April 19, 2019, and was charged with multiple counts of assault and reckless endangerment, according to NBC New York.


Millionaire Liquor Heiress Pleads Guilty in NYC Sex Cult Case; Alleged Bookkeeper Expected to Plead Guilty: Sources

The heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune has pleaded guilty to two charges in connection with the alleged NXIVM sex-trafficking cult case. Clare Bronfman, the 39-year-old daughter of late philanthropist and Seagram CEO Edgar Bronfman, issued a tearful apology in court Friday as she admitted she h


Essex County To Hold 2019 'Drug Take Back Day'

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The following news release comes courtesy of Essex County. Learn more about posting announcements or events to your local Patch site here. On Thursday, April 18, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Division of Community Health joined with the Federal


Kodak Black’s Upcoming Shows In Canada In Jeopardy Of Cancelation: Report

Kodak Black hasn’t let a little thing like getting arrested at the Canadian-United States border stop him from getting paid. The Florida rapper has capitalized off of his recent controversies—whether they come from rap beefs or legal issues—and has created a platform where he’s in the headlines almo


Cop injured in shootout leaves hospital, as NYPD identifies suspect who was killed as possible gang leader

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan -- Justin Vartanian, the NYPD officer injured in a shootout on Thursday in Washington Heights, is now home, recovering from the gunshot wound that police say was inflicted by a Trinitarios gang member who they shot and killed after he opened fire.


Man Arrested At St. Patrick's Cathedral With Cans Of Gasoline Was Also Arrested At NJ Church On Monday

The man arrested for bringing cans of gasoline, lighter fluid, and butane lighters to St. Patrick's Cathedral is a philosophy PhD student at CUNY, and also taught classes at Lehman College and Brooklyn College.


20-year-old college student says Uber driver left her on side of the road when he found out she was getting an abortion

A 20-year-old college student’s Reddit post about “the worst, most backwards day” of her life is gaining traction online after she recounted how she was dropped on the side of the road by an Uber driver who disagreed with her decision to get an abortion.


Details on Remy Ma Being Investigated For Punching Love & Hip Hop’s Brittney Taylor in The Face; Taylor Shows Off Her Black Eye on IG & Explains Why Fight Took Place (Pics-Video)

As my friend Syko Red use to say. Remy Ma is being investigated by police for allegedly punching another woman at a concert in New York … law enforcement sources confirmed to TMZ.


Wendy Williams' Estranged Husband Calls Cops to New Jersey Mansion After She Files for Divorce

One week after Wendy Williams filed for divorce, her husband Kevin Hunter asked police to come to their home. On Thursday, Hunter called local law enforcement and asked that they respond to his and Williams’ New Jersey mansion to address members of the media, who were waiting outside.


Man in bike helmet robs NJ bank with help from employees

PARK RIDGE — It wasn't exactly an inside job, but a man wearing a bike helmet got help from employees to rob a bank on Wednesday by sending them into the vault to fetch the cash.


6-year-old boy hospitalized after falling from apartment window

A six-year-old boy was hospitalized Friday night after falling from the third-floor window of his Bronx apartment building as his father was installing an air conditioner, police said.


Elmwood Park Detective Nabs Female Bank Robber From Teaneck, 22, In Minutes

An Elmwood Park detective nabbed a bank robber from Teaneck minutes after she fled with $331 from a Valley National bank branch. Detective Michael Goldyn grabbed Gianna A. Baskerville, 22, as she headed west on Broadway away from the Elmwood Park bank, Police Chief Michael Foligno said.


Police: Man smashes delivery driver in head with rock

MONTCLAIR - Montclair police say that a 65-year-old food delivery driver was assaulted by a man he found rummaging around inside his car. The assault happened April 12 around 8 p.m. near Lackawanna Plaza. Police say that the driver found that the attacker had broken a window to his car and was rumma


Parents concerned over New Jersey school's plan to cut class time for rest of school year

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (WABC) -- Parents in New Jersey are speaking out after their kids are set to lose hours of instructional time at school in favor of up to three hours of study hall each day.


'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star Joe Giudice's immigration appeal denied. Will he be deported back to Italy?

Joe Giudice could be closer to being deported to his native Italy after Immigration and Customs Enforcement dismissed an appeal made by the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star to remain in the U.S.