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Paramus school bus driver in fatal crash had 8 past speeding violations
TRENTON — The driver of the school bus involved in a horrific crash with a dump truck on Route 80 last Thursday still holds a valid driver's license and a commercial school bus endorsement.Sources close to the investigation not authorized to speak to the media identified the driver as Hudy Muldrow S
One defendant left to be sentenced in gang slaying of Paterson teen Nazerah Bugg
One defendant, Baseem Williams, is left to be sentenced. He has pleaded guilty to committing aggravated manslaughter and is scheduled to receive a four-year sentence when he goes before Judge James J. Guida on June 1.
NJ Transit Bus Driver Caught Counting Money On Rt. 3 In Secaucus
SECAUCUS, NJ — As Northern New Jersey still reels from the tragic — and apparently preventable — school bus accident last week in Paramus, a passenger captured video of an NJ Transit bus driver counting change while driving in Secaucus and on Rt. 3 this past Saturday night.
Paterson police look for suspect in stabbing
The victim, who suffered a three-inch wound on his arm, flagged police officers down shortly after the incident, which happened at about 11 p.m. near the corner of East 28th Street, said Paterson Police Sgt. Anthony Lay.
Body found behind dumpster behind fried chicken spot in Paterson
At around 6 a.m., Victoria Oquendo, who lives around the corner, noticed police lights flashing and saw the body lying behind the dumpster, in a back lot strewn with garbage. Oquendo was not surprised, calling the neighborhood a "valley of death."
Arrests Made in Essex County Drug Raids
Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, along with local, state and federal agencies, executed seven search warrants this week in Newark, Eas
HS Softball: Paterson Charter Falls to Hasbrouck Heights in NJSIAA Playoffs
HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ- Senior Victoria Vizzachero’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the fifth inning broke a scoreless tie, as Hasbrouck Heights defeated Paterson Charter 3-0 in the opening round of the NJSIAA Girls Softball Tournament on Monday afternoon at Hitchcock Field in Hasbrouck Heights.
Two Paterson Men Charged in West Orange "Grandparent Scheme"
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Two Paterson men have been charged with deceiving a Midwestern grandfather in a fake bail scheme, according to West Orange police, after the victim realized that the $600 he was asked to mail to New Jersey to bail his grandson out of jail for driving under the influence (DUI) was a
N.J. school bus accident: We've seen the video. Bus driver's actions are hard to understand.
The long yellow school bus comes into video frame on the right, slowly making its way down the ramp to I-80 west from Route 206.The driver passes the end of a concrete strip separating the ramp from the interstate. To the left, a dump truck barrels down the center lane of the three-lane interstate.I
Bus Driver's Son: Father Did Not Make Illegal U-Turn Before Fatal Crash
Hudy Muldrow Jr. said his father, Hudy Muldrow Sr., is in the hospital and is expected to survive followingthe deadly crash last Thursdayon Route 80 near Mount Olive, N.J., CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reported Monday.
NJ Transit rider tapes bus driver as he appears to count cash while driving
"NJ Transit is thoroughly investigating this incident, and we share the concerns of the customers who brought this matter to our attention." said Nancy Snyder, a spokeswoman. "We are committed to taking swift and appropriate disciplinary action upon the completion of our investigation."
Essex County 911: Fatal Bus Crash|Meth Smuggling|Missing Teens
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Find out why those sirens were wailing. Check out these recent police, fire and EMS stories in Essex County (click headline to read).
N.J. ShopRite that sold $315M Powerball lottery ticket to donate $30K bonus
Against a backdrop of gummy bears, birthday balloons and greeting cards, the owners of ShopRite of Hackensack accepted a $30,000 ceremonial check from theNew Jersey Lotteryon Monday as a bonus forselling a Powerball ticketworth $315.3 million.
Elderly Woman Dies In Fire, Measles Cases Reported In Bergen
BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — About 18,000 people were without power Tuesday due to a severe thunderstorm that blanketed North Jersey with heavy rain and wind. There were reports of downed trees and...Read more
11-year-old bus crash survivor thinks he’s in a ‘bad dream’
An 11-year-old boy who was seriously injured inlast week’s deadly bus crash in New Jersey– asking his dad, “Am I going do die?” – has received a surprise gift from the New York Rangers, according to a report.
School bus crash deaths and serious injuries rare in NJ and USA
From 2007 through 2016, only one student was killed in a crash involving a school bus in New Jersey while 173 other bus occupants sustained significant injuries, according to an analysis of roadway crash data by The Record.
Dramatic Video Shows Lightning Strike Over Manhattan as Storm Brews
Dramatic video footage shows the moment lightning struck over Manhattan, New York, on Thursday, May 10, amid reports of a brewing storm.This video was captured by eyewitness Laurent Fanichet. Weather forecasters warned New York faced an increased risk of lightning strikes as the city faced a potenti
Why was Paramus school bus crash so violent? Buses vulnerable to side impact, experts say
School buses are among the safest vehicles on the road, according to federal statistics. School transportation vehicles experience 0.2 fatalities for every 100 million miles driven,according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, compared with 1.5 fatalities for every 100 million mil
Woman And Her 7-Year-Old Son Found Dead After Jumping From The Top Floor Of A NYC Hotel
Stephanie Adams, 47, jumped with her son, Vincent, from the top floor of the Gotham Hotel around 8:15 a.m., reported theNew York Post.
Neither rain nor walls nor monkey bars kept these first-responders from competing
Monkey bars, climbing ropes, inverted walls, kettle bell swings and police barricades were among the 15 obstacles that contestants had to scale, leap over and dangle from as they sprinted through the Battle of the Frontlines fundraiser in Secaucus on Saturday.