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BREAKING IRVINGTON NJ: Gunfire Kills Man in Irvington Township Neighborhood

There is an active crime scene established and investigation hats being lead by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office in a neighborhood in Irvington Township as detective attempted to to determine the motive behind a shooting that left a man dead this afternoon.


Union County Offers Free Area Scrap Metal, Hazardous Waste Recycling

ELIZABETH, NJ - Countywide scrap metal recycling drop-off locations will be open twice a month beginning on April 4, at the service yard in Rahway River Park and at the Emergency Services Building in Cranford.


Man arrested in Bronx subway attack says woman threatened him

NEW YORK — The man facing an assault charge in connection to an attack on a homeless woman on a New York City subway train claims she threatened him with a knife. The New York Post reports the court-appointed attorney for Marc Gomez made the claims at the 36-year-old’s arraignment early Sunday in Br


Report: Votes for legal marijuana in New Jersey could fall short Monday

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- New Jersey legislators will vote Monday on a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the Garden State. As of Saturday, Governor Phil Murphy and other top Democrats were scrambling for the remaining votes needed in order to pass a bill that Murphy has said he would si


Union Police Provide Update on Route 22 Robbery

UNION, NJ - In an ongoing investigation of a robbery that occurred at the Route 22 Wal-Mart location on March 12, Union Police Detective Robert Kiselow's ongoing investigation has eliminated one of the suspects as having committed the crime in Union.


Union's Diane Zinkowicz Becomes an Advocate for Union County Youth

Elizabeth, NJ — A Union woman was one of more than two dozen volunteers to be sworn in by Superior Court Judge Richard Wischusen to advocate for Union County youth removed from home due to abuse, neglect or abandonment and placed in foster homes or residential facilities.


Powerball lottery hits $750M with no jackpot winner. 8 tickets sold in N.J. win $50K

While no Powerball tickets sold across the country matched the jackpot winning numbers for Saturday’s $625 million lottery drawing, eight tickets worth $50,000 each were sold at locations across New Jersey.


Union High School Senior Selected for NJSIAA Student-Athlete Advisory Council

UNION, NJ – A Union High School senior is one of 100 students on the inaugural Student-Athlete Advisory Council of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Takiyah Harris was selected to the advisory council, the first of its kind in the 100-year history of the NJSIAA, which serves


11-year-old boy missing in Newark, NJ

NEWARK, NJ — An 11-year-old boy was reported missing in Newark on Sunday, officials said. Yazir Finklea was last seen shortly before 12:40 p.m. in the 200-block of Broadway, Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said.


Mafia-imposed death penalty a likely sentence for Staten Island suspect in murder of Gambino boss Frank Cali

It’s Mob Justice 101, and there are no appeals: The unsanctioned killing of a Mafia boss carries the death penalty. The long-standing organized crime maxim is bad news for the life expectancy of Anthony Comello, the suspect jailed in the Staten Island shooting death of Gambino family head Frank (Fra


Prosecutor’s office investigating dead woman’s body found in Jersey City park

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a dead woman’s body that was found in the lake of Lincoln Park in Jersey City early this morning and are releasing few other details at this time.


Mueller report released: Findings ‘not enough to establish’ Trump committed obstruction, Barr says

Evidence gathered in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation "is not sufficient to establish" that President Donald Trump committed obstruction of justice. That's according to Attorney General William Barr in a letter to Congress summarizing the finding of the Mueller probe.


DWI Driver Charged In Hit-And-Run Of Fanwood Woman: Top News

UNION COUNTY, NJ — It's been a busy third week of March 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.


Special Counsel did not find any evidence that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election

Attorney General William Barr reports that Robert Mueller’s team did not find evidence that President Trump colluded with Russian officials to sabotage the 2016 presidential election.


Delays on Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge after crash

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- An accident on the upper level of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge is causing residual delays for Brooklyn-bound drivers. The crash was blocking the left lane on the upper level of the bridge, according to MTA.info.


Belleville-Nutley: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market

BELLEVILLE-NUTLEY, NJ — Looking for a new house, and want the latest information on what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some help finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Not to worry! To save you some time, we've compiled an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.


East Orange-Newark Border Shooting Under Investigation

A shots fired incident that rang out on the border of Newark-East Orange border has authorities investigating. According to preliminary reports, a ShotSpotter activation alerted Newark Police of a shooting that occurred in the 40's block of Springdale Avenue at approximately 5:50 a.m.


Bayonne Man Swings at Police Officer, Misses, Land in Jail

According to Lt. Eric Amato, Terrence Sheppard, 42, created a disturbance inside Jerry’s Drugs when employees, who recognized him as a suspect in a past robbery, refused to let him use a telephone.


5 New Properties For Sale In The Bloomfield Area

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — On the hunt for a new house nearby, but tired of seeing the same old listings every time you search online? You've come to the right place! To keep you up to date, we've got the latest batch of new listings nearby.


Second Parkland school shooting survivor dies from ‘apparent suicide’

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A second student who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 14, 2018, has died from an “apparent suicide,” according to published reports.