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3 sought in Newark gunpoint gas station robbery

NEWARK-- Police are searching for two men who held up a gas station early Tuesday morning and a third person who drove the getaway vehicle. A member of the public flagged down a police officer around 1:45 a.m. and informed them of the robbery at the Gulf station located at 242 Elizabeth Ave. Two men

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 02:04:11

Man, 20, killed in triple shooting in Newark

NEWARK -- A 20-year-old man was killed Monday night in a shooting that injured two other men on the city's West Side, authorities said. The three were shot at 7:25 p.m. on the 600 block of South 20th Street in Newark, authorities said. Alshadeem Q. Green, 20, of Newark, died about 30 minutes later a

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 15:06:30

Yonkers cops arrest man suspected of toppling Christopher Columbus statue with baseball bat 

A 27-year-old man was arrested for demolishing a bust of Christopher Columbus inside a Yonkers park late last month. Emmanuel Santiago Batista was charged with a count of criminal mischief - a felony - and appeared before a Westchester County judge on Monday, police said in a news release. The Yo

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:30:50

Critics call college rankings 'a joke' - here's why every list has a different No.1

Abby Jackson, provided by Published 4:56 pm, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 College rankings are ubiquitous as the school year starts. U.S. News & World Report, Niche, and Times Higher Education all released rankings in September. The proliferation of these rankings have led some to revolt against

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-20 23:01:38

President Duda, here 5 must-try Polish restaurants while you visit North Jersey

Welcome, President Andrzej Duda of Poland, to the borough of Wallington! We assume that you are well aware that this tiny, heart-shaped North Jersey town of some 11,500 residents has the greatest percentage of residents who are Polish of any New Jersey municipality - the seventh highest percentage o

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 12:06:32

Controversial needle exchange that left area littered with syringes reopens

PATERSON -- After closing down for two days, a controversial needle exchange program in the city is back up and running. The Well of Hope Drop-In Center was recently criticized by local residents incensed by the number of used syringes that have been found in parks and other public areas. Jerome Kin

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 17:30:16

Meet the 12 most-dangerous stretches of highway in N.J.

Last year saw a spike in the number of fatalities on New Jersey highways, but the places you're most in danger of crashing are on short stretches that usually intersect with another highway or have many shopping areas, according to an analysis of 2016 crash statistics. Statewide, there were 83,751 c

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 12:38:00

Winner of $338M Powerball jackpot is charged with sexually abusing a girl for three years starting when she was just 11 years old

A New Jersey man who made headlines in 2013 when he won a $338million Powerball jackpot has been arrested on suspicion that he sexually assaulted a young girl for three years. Pedro Quezada, of Wayne, has been charged with counts of first- and second-degree sexual assault and endangering the welfare

DAILY MAIL - 2017-09-20 20:07:27

US$338M Powerball winner charged with sex assault of child

PATERSON, N.J. - A New Jersey man who once won a US$338-million Powerball jackpot has been charged with sexually assaulting a child. Pedro Quezada, of Wayne, was charged with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes said Wednesday that the child

CALGARY SUN - 2017-09-20 20:48:00

New Jersey woman loses engagement ring on highway, and officer picks up the search

Officer Jon Henderson recovered Kimberly Garcia's engagement ring after she lost it while changing a flat tire.(Paramus Police Department) PARAMUS, N.J. - A police officer has come to the rescue of a New Jersey woman who lost her diamond engagement ring on a highway while changing a flat tire. Pol

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 13:55:14

Police: Men Steal More Than $50K Worth Of Whiskey From N.J. Liquor Store

(Credit: River Edge Police Department) On Friday, September 15 between 6:25 and 7 p.m., six men stole three bottles of high-end whiskey from Total Wine & More on Main Street in River Edge, police said. (Credit: River Edge Police Department) Police said a 50-year-old sterling silver bottle of Highlan

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 21:45:00

Cop finds diamond ring motorist lost while changing tire

PARAMUS - When her car developed a flat tire on Route 4 Sunday, Kimberly Garcia didn't call AAA. Instead, she pulled over and did the dirty job of changing the tire herself. Somewhere during the process, however, she lost her diamond engagement ring. "When she returned home she realized that her rin

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 10:58:16

Booze bandits steal a treasure trove of Scotch

A band of high-end booze bandits knocked off a New Jersey liquor store, stealing more than $52,000 worth of Scotch, authorities said Wednesday. The six suspects carried out the boozy heist at the Total Wine & More in River Edge at about 6:30 p.m. on Friday, WABC reported. The men used shopping carts

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-20 20:53:44

Theft of rare Scotch rocks North Jersey liquor superstore (PHOTOS)

RIVER EDGE -- Police are looking for six people who pulled off a high-end Scotch heist at local liquor store in broad daylight. An employee at Total Wine & More in River Edge reported the theft to police Saturday, a day after three bottles of liquor, totaling nearly $52,000 in value, went missing fr

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 18:43:10

Booze bandits swipe high-end Scotch worth thousands

Police in New Jersey are searching for the bandits who made off with some high-end Scotch worth tens of thousands of dollars. Authorities said six thieves broke into a locked case of liquor case at Total Wine & More just off Route 4 in River Edge last Friday evening. The suspects used shopping carts

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-20 17:21:19

Paterson Council rejects $1 million Green Acres plan for Great Falls 'gateway'

PATERSON - The City Council on Tuesday night voted down the mayor's plan to use $1 million in state Green Acres money to acquire 11 blighted properties to create a "gateway" to the national park at the Great Falls. Opponents said the mayor and his staff had not fully explained what the city would do

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 21:53:49

Paterson man receives tickets after car lands off Route 80 in Totowa

A 24-year-old Paterson man received several summons by Totowa and state police Wednesday after he was found the night before wondering the streets when his car plowed over a guardrail, authorities said. Totowa Police Chief Robert Coyle said authorities received a 911 call of a disturbance on Rivervi

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 21:55:05

Paterson raid turns up 7K bags of heroin, cops say

PATERSON-- Three men face several charges for their involvement in the drug trade near Park Avenue and E. 18th Street, Police Director Jerry Speziale said in a statement. The police department's narcotics division launched an investigation which led to a raid at 217 Park Ave. Police found 7,600 glas

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 21:35:42

Wallington prepares for Polish presidential visit

With the expected arrival of Polish President Andrzej Duda to Wallington on Wednesday, Sept. 20, we look at the heart-shaped borough's ties to the European country. Kim Predham/NorthJersey.com WALLINGTON - Schools and the local library closed early, public works crews spruced up the General Casimir

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 19:51:53

Port Authority police help reunite lost dog with owners

Senior Minister, Kenneth Gill of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ridgewood gave animal blessings to those who passed by the Hope St. church Sunday afternoon as the veterinary hospital next door hosted an adoption day event. September 17, 2017 Kevin R. Wexler Port Authority police helped reunite a lost d

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 01:10:54