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NYPD: Woman killed after car cuts her off in the Bronx

Police are still searching for the driver they say cut off another car in the Bronx - killing a beloved cheerleading coach at Cardinal Spellman High School. Her teenage daughter was also hurt in the crash. NY1's Lori Chung has more. "She kept this family together and now we don't have anything," sai

NY1 - 2018-03-19 11:48:00

Victim in fatal St. Patrick's Day crash was beloved cheerleading coach

Heartbreaking social media posts show a Bronx mom and cheerleading coach celebrating St. Patrick's Day in Manhattan with family and friends Saturday, mere hours before a car crash would claim her life and nearly kill her daughter. The photos, captured at the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Midtow

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-18 19:35:12

Essex County 911: Fatal Shooting|Underwear Assault|Rapper Arrest

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). Bloomfield Fatal Shooting Is 2nd In As Many Months Joggers Find Woman's Body In Newark Lake (Do You Know Her?) Man In Underwear Assaults Livingston

PATCH - 2018-03-19 12:00:00

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

Abandoned baby found on Manhattan subway platform, father arrested: police

UPPER EAST SIDE - An abandoned baby was found on an Upper East Side subway platform early Sunday. Around 4:30 a.m., police received a call about a female infant in a stroller inside the 86th Street 4,5, and 6 subway station in Manhattan. The baby's father, Joshua Perez, 26, was arrested and charged

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-18 18:07:41

Paterson man wanted on warrant caught with 288 bags of heroin

A city man wanted for allegedly dealing drugs while out on parole was arrested on Friday afternoon with an assortment of drugs, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik. Jermaine Tinsley, 29-year-old, was allegedly hiding out at the second-floor of 220 17th Avenue, when authorities were t

PATERSONTIMES.COM - 2018-03-18 10:29:03

South Orange House Fire Claims Owner's Life: Police

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Authorities are investigating a fatal house fire that claimed the life of a South Orange man on Sunday afternoon. Weyman W. Watson, 61, the owner of the home, was identified as the victim, according to a joint statement from Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert Laurino, South Ora

PATCH - 2018-03-19 13:46:58

Toys R Us Closing Sales In NJ: Find Out Where, What's Next

WAYNE, NJ - Here are some of the most pressing questions regarding Toys R Us stores following the company announcing last week it would close all of its U.S. and U.K. stores.When Will Toys R Us Closing Sales Begin? Here are the status of possible closing sales at the following locations: Individual

PATCH - 2018-03-19 14:48:44

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

Deal reached to end Jersey City teacher strike

A deal was reached tonight to end the Jersey City teachers' strike after a 13-hour negotiation session Sunday between school district and union officials. The deal, which needs approval from the nine-member school board and members of the teachers union, could end an eight-month contract dispute bet

NJ.COM - 2018-03-19 01:51:09

Cops hunt masked creep who raped 12-year-old girl at knifepoint in her Brooklyn home

The incident took place in a home on Farragut Road near Remsen Ave. in Canarsie, Brooklyn, early on March 5.(Christian Mueller/Getty Images) A masked man armed with a knife raped a 12-year-old girl inside her Brooklyn home, police said Saturday. The sicko slipped inside the child's apartment on Fa

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-18 10:12:22

Paterson DPW director Manuel Ojeda returned to work after assault conviction

PATERSON - After being convicted of assault, the director of Paterson's public works department returned to work last year without facing further disciplinary action from city government, according to municipal officials. The director, Manuel Ojeda, was arrested on an indictable offense of aggravate


Paterson council criticizes downtown business group, rejects its budget

PATERSON - For the first time in 20 years, the City Council has rejected the annual budget for the Downtown Paterson Special Improvement District, a group that holds events such as the July 4th fireworks and special shopping days. The budget was narrowly defeated Tuesday, with the council voting 5-4


Missing Paramus Woman Found Safe: Police

PARAMUS, NJ - A borough woman who went missing this week has been safely location, police reported Saturday. Authorities said Paige Lattimore, 27, was last seen Wednesday at about 8 a.m. at her home in the southeast section of Paramus. Police issued an alert because there was "concern for her person


WATCH: He told cops 'I'm a f--king judge' after failed sobriety test. And he beat DWI rap.

Wilfredo Benitez was passed out in the driver's seat of his silver BMW hatchback at 2:13 a.m. with his hazard lights flashing along the shoulder of Route 80, records show. Two New Jersey state troopers who found his vehicle on the stretch of highway in Teaneck quickly began to suspect he was drunk.


Paterson police: Shooting probe leads to drug stash

PATERSON - Detectives looking for a shooting victim Thursday night ended up finding more than $25,000 worth of marijuana and ecstasy inside an apartment in the city's 4th Ward, police said. The detectives were heading toward a home on Fulton Street in search of a victim who was shot in nearby Montgo


4 teens, including escapee, arrested with stolen car: police

Four teens, including one who had escaped from a Newark detention facility, were arrested Wednesday when police found them in a stolen car on Audubon Avenue, authorities said. Sheldon Mays, 18, of Jersey City, two 17-year-olds and a 16-year-old were all charged with receiving stolen property, Jersey


Ridgewood Schools Score a 5.4% Increase in State Aid thats a $2,586,693 Increase

the staff of the Ridgewood blog Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey school districts got a first look at their state aid figures for the coming school year on Thursday, jut two days after Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled his tax gouging $37.4 billion spending plan. Every singe school district in Bergen county will ge


Two Paterson men shot on same night at separate locations

A drawing was held Monday for Paterson mayoral candidates. The drawing, held at city hall, determins the order the candidates are listed on the ballot in the spring. March 12, 2018 Two Paterson men were shot at different locations Thursday night. A 19-year-old man was shot in Montgomery Park. He w


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