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Homeless dad arrested for abducting his 2-year-old daughter

Police busted a homeless man who they say abducted his 2-year-old autistic daughter from her foster home in the Bronx. Christian Benitez, 21, was arrested around 6 p.m. Wednesday for allegedly grabbing Seniya Benitez from the Gleason Avenue home Tuesday night — sparking a citywide Amber alert.


Good old American fun at the Meadowlands this weekend

Originally starting out by buying and selling horses, the Kids Fun Fair & Zoo has been around for 40 years and will bring its brand of entertainment to the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus this weekend, from Saturday, Jan. 19, to Monday, Jan. 21.


New Jersey lawmakers agree on $15 minimum wage legislation

TRENTON — Legislative Democrats announced Thursday they have reached an agreement to raise New Jersey's minimum wage to $15 an hour. Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin said the legislation would raise the minimum wage over the course of five years, i


2 indicted in Bronx gun trafficking operation; weapons sold to undercover officer

THE BRONX, New York City (WABC) -- An undercover gun bust in the Bronx led to the arrest of two men and more than a dozen weapons being pulled off the streets. District Attorney Darcel Clark and NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill announced that the two Florida men were indicted on 128 counts of firearm


Mr. BBQ in Englewood Cliffs Reopens as Mr. BBQ + ShabuRo

Amid a rash of all you can eat Korean BBQ openings (The Meat Bros in Fort Lee (Opening Alert), Cast Iron Pot 2 in Fairview (Opening Alert)), the granddaddy of them all has made a triumphant return.


Winter jubilee at the Elks

The Hoboken Elks Club is celebrating the winter season with its annual Winter Jubilee tomorrow from 4 to 9 p.m. All proceeds for the event will go towards benefiting special needs children.


4-year-old dies after found unresponsive at Jersey City school

JERSEY CITY — A Jersey City neighborhood is in mourning after a four-year-old student of School 37 died Thursday afternoon. The boy was unresponsive after taking a nap at the school and was taken away in an ambulance at dismissal time, according to sources with knowledge of the matter.


NYC taxi drivers call Gov. Cuomo's congestion pricing a "suicide surcharge"

NEW YORK (WABC) -- A judge is slated to hearNew York Governor Andrew Cuomo's controversial congestion pricing plan, and Manhattan's taxi drivers are not happy about it. The governor said the fee would help fund much-need repairs for the city's crumbling subway systems, but taxi drivers have nickname


All New Hello Ridgefield Website Launches

The team behind the popular "Hello Ridgefield!" Facebook group has created and launched an innovative new website: www.helloridgefield.com. Called the Hello Ridgefield Community & Business Guide, or just the Hello Ridgefield Guide, for short; it was created with the hashtag #localhelpinglocal in min


Bergen County Makes Quitting Smoking a Breeze

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Roughly 14 percent of New Jersey adults smoke cigarettes. Although this number has decreased since 2010, multiple organizations are working to give those who live or work in Bergen County the tools and resources to make the commitment to quit.


Police chase after officer dragged 50 feet following New Jersey dine and dash

CLIFTON, New Jersey (WABC) -- A dine-and-dash case in New Jersey led to a police officer being dragged about 50 feet by a fleeing car, which prompted a chase that involved several accidents.


The Grand Oshkosh Presents COCKTAIL HOUR: THE SHOW

Cocktail Hour: The Show, by New York City-based company Ballets with a Twist, will make its Wisconsin debut at The Grand Oshkosh (100 High Avenue) on Saturday, March 30, at 7:30pm. Beer, wine, and a special selection of mixed drinks will be available in the lobby throughout the evening, with seat-si


Addessi Jewelers in Ridgefield is Hiring!

Addessi Jewelers Seeks Part-Time/Full-Time Client Consultant/ Office Assistant. Retail high-end jewelry store in beautiful Ridgefield is seeking an individual to sell luxury jewelry to clientele, office assistance with inventory management, merchandising, repair procedures and communications with cu


Bergen County Celebrates Korean American Day

HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County officials and local community leaders came together this week at One Bergen County Plaza for the annual Bergen County Korean American Day celebration.


New Jersey’s Best Pizzeria Is Here In Ocean County

Now this is a gig that I wouldn't mind signing up for - finding the best pizzerias in each of New Jersey's 21 counties. Sure, you'll put a couple miles on the car (and a couple inches on your waist), but eating your way through the Garden State's pizza landscape? Sign me up!


Women’s March 2019: NYC street closures, route, and time

This weekend, thousands of demonstrators will take to the street for the third annual Women’s March in New York City. The event began in 2017 as a way to show support for women’s rights during the inauguration of President Donald Trump; last year, an estimated 200,000 people took to the streets for


Winter Storm Watches Issued For Weekend Storm, How Much Snow Will There Really Be?

As the weekend approaches the winter weather that has been on forecasters minds is getting closer and a bit easier to predict. The National Weather Service announced winter storm watches Thursday morning.


Man arrested after woman choked, dragged along Bronx street in attempted rape

BELMONT, The Bronx (WABC) -- A man was arrested after a woman was choked and dragged along a Bronx street in an attempted rape early Wednesday morning. Police said the 37-year-old suspect, identified as Martin Estrada, attacked the 22-year-old victim around 1:45 a.m. near East 189th Street and Belmo


Girls Basketball: Bergen County Tournament seeds and bracket, 2019

The Bergen County Tournament was seeded on Wednesday, and Saddle River Day, No. 3 in the NJ.com Top 20, was named the top seed. The preliminary round will be played Saturday, Jan. 26, with the first round being played a week later on Saturday, Feb. 2.


Glen Rock (2) at Ramsey (3), Bergen County Tournament, First round - Boys Ice Hockey

Tyler Botta had a goal and an assist as eighth-seeded Ramsey defeated ninth-seeded Glen Rock, 3-2, in the first round of the Bergen County Tournament at Ice Vault Arena in Mahwah.