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More Snow on the Way? Winter Storm Watch Issued for Warren and Somerset County

WARREN, NJ - Get the milk, bread and eggs. Get the generator, gas and chainsaw. With the official start of spring just days away, winter does not want to let go of its hold -- another Nor'easter is headed our way. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the area predicting 5

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-19 22:08:00

'Sex in the City' star Cynthia Nixon running for governor

Her announcement sets up a race pitting an openly gay liberal activist against a two-term incumbent with a $30 million war chest and possible presidential ambitions. "We want our government to work again. On health care, ending massive incarceration, fixing our broken subway," Nixon said in a video

MOULTON ADVERTISER - 2018-03-19 20:48:00

15 Cocaine Ring Leaders, Members Arrested In Plainfield: AG

PLAINFIELD, NJ - As part of "Operation Snow Bank," 15 alleged leaders and members of three separate cocaine trafficking networks that operated in Plainfield were indicted on charges, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced. The three drug trafficking rings were allegedly headed by Andres Hernandez-

PATCH - 2018-03-19 17:28:33

Get Free Italian Ice, Ice Cream Cones Tuesday In Hillsborough

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - There's one way to make the prospect of a first-day-of-spring snowstorm a little less painful: Free dessert. To celebrate the first day of spring, Rita's will be giving away free Italian ice from noon to 9 p.m. at all of its locations. If Italian ice isn't your thing, how about

PATCH - 2018-03-19 21:05:08

Gunfire erupted on a busy N.J. highway, leaving a man in critical condition

A shooting erupted along a busy stretch of an Elizabeth highway early Saturday morning leaving one man in critical condition, authorities said. The 28-year-old, from Elizabeth, has not been identified. Gunfire began after 5 a.m. Saturday along U.S. routes 1 & 9, acting Union County Prosecutor Micha

NJ.COM - 2018-03-18 15:13:04

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

Murphy unveils plans for innovation 'hub' in New Brunswick

Gov. Phil Murphy often talks about the innovation economy. Monday, he took a step in that direction. In a room full of government officials, academics and corporate heads at Rutgers University, Murphy announced plans to turn a hole in the ground, known in New Brunswick as "The Hub," into a large inc

NJTVONLINE.ORG - 2018-03-20 00:00:00

Correction Officer Beaten and Burned by Inmate at Rikers: Union

A correction officer at Rikers Island was badly burned and beaten by an inmate, a union that represents such officers said as it demanded city officials do more to protect them. The inmate threw scalding water on the officer and punched him repeatedly at an enhanced supervision housing unit at the O

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-19 01:45:19

Troubled pasts, a 'scary' number of guns and 3 men dead in 19 hours

The first shots rang out Monday afternoon. In less than 19 hours, three people in Newark were dead. The first victim was fatally shot just after lunchtime in the Lower Clinton Hill neighborhood. The next fell to an assault weapon on Martin Luther King Boulevard shortly before sunset. The third died

NJ.COM - 2018-03-18 12:30:00

Man Dies in South Orange House Fire on Sunday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A man has died from a house fire on Warwick Avenue in South Orange on Sunday afternoon, stated Thomas Fennelly, Essex County Chief Assistant Prosecutor. The fire, which began about 2 p.m. was contained by about 5 p.m., and required mutual aid from fire departments in neighboring t

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-18 22:21:00

1 injured in New Jersey highway shooting, officials say

ELIZABETH, N.J. - Authorities are investigating a highway shooting that injured one person in New Jersey Saturday morning, the Union County Prosecutor's Office announced Sunday. Between 5:15 a.m. and 5:45 a.m., gunfire came from a dark-colored SUV or pickup truck and struck the occupant of a white B

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-18 17:33:39

Maplewood Cops Arrest Two Teens in Armed Robbery

Maplewood police arrested two 16-year-old boys and charged them with armed robbery after the two allegedly robbed a woman on Orchard Road at around 2 p.m. on Friday. The woman was walking alone when she was grabbed from behind by a teen who got out of a silver car near 51 Orchard Road, said Chief Ji

VILLAGEGREENNJ.COM - 2018-03-18 21:02:06

Man who led cops on chase that ended in fiery crash gets 5 years

JERSEY CITY -- A Jersey City man who led police on a high-speed chase that ended in a fiery crash and severe injuries for an innocent bystander was sentenced Friday to five years in prison. Leo Pinkston, 49, sentenced for eluding police and aggravated assault in connection to the June 4, 2017 pursui

NJ.COM - 2018-03-18 12:00:07

Police seek public's help for weekend shootings and crashes in NJ

BOUND BROOK - A shooting in Elizabeth and a hit and run crash in Bound Brook have law enforcement across the state taking to social media in hopes the public can help provide answers for these cases. The Bound Brook crash happened on Sunday morning sometime between 4 a.m. and 8 a.m., according to po

NJ1015.COM - 2018-03-18 17:32:54

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


New Jersey woman dies from snowboarding accident

A 20-year-old woman from Piscataway, New Jersey, died as a result of a snowboarding accident on Wednesday at the Blue Mountain Ski Area, 1660 Blue Mountain Drive, Lower Towamensing Township, Palmerton. Lehigh County Coroner Scott M. Grim reported Euna Shin was pronounced dead at 5:36 p.m. Thursday a


Dad in murder-suicide tried to get back with mother of slain baby

Terrance Briggs (left) went on a murderous rampage before killing himself Wednesday morning.Facebook; Gabriella Bass The killer Brooklyn dad was drinking Hennessy and tried to get back with the mother of his slain daughter before going on a murderous rampage and committing suicide, sources told The


Gunman caught in shooting that left 1 dead, 3 wounded, cops say

A 27-year-old South Jersey man has been charged with murder and attempted murder nearly six months after a shooting at an Atlantic County condominium complex which left one dead and three hurt. Matthew Gonzalez (Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office) Matthew Gonzalez, of the Mays Landing section of Ha


4 Powerball tickets worth $50K each sold in N.J.

While no one across the country hit Wednesday's $417.3 million jackpot, four worth $50,000 were sold in New Jersey. The tickets matched four numbers plus the Powerball and were sold at the following stores: Speedy Mart on Somerdale Road in the Blackwood section of Gloucester TownshipShopRite Wines &


Nor'easter: Con Edison offering reimbursement for spoiled food, medicine

Westchester County Executive George Latimer and dozens of local officials and affected residents gather in 'solidarity' against Con Edison and NYSEG over power-restoration efforts after two nor'easters, March 9, 2018. Mark Vergari/lohud) Lost power for three days or more during the recent storms? C