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NEW JERSEY SCHOOL BUS CRASH: Bus driver charged in crash that killed student, teacher
PARAMUS, N.J.- A school bus driver with a history of driver's license suspensions caused a fatal crash on a New Jersey highway last week by crossing three lanes of traffic in an apparent attempt to make an illegal U-turn, according to a criminal complaint released Thursday.
Man dies from injuries suffered in apartment fire
In a statement, the agency said Bork "succumbed to his injuries." There were no other injuries from the fire, which was contained to one apartment.
Mahwah Police Find Pot Grow Room, Arrest Resident And Friend From Englewood
Mahwah police searching for a man who’d fled a previous arrest found a pot-growing operation at his home, authorities said.They arrested Michael Deans at his Stag Hill home along with Jordan Winfree of Englewood, both 29, after a warranted search turned up marijuana package for resale, high-concentr
Prosecutor: Garfield Pet Shop Drug Ring Had 56+ Pounds Of Pot, Weapons
Detectives found 56 pounds of pot, five rifles and two shotguns at a Garfield pet grooming shop while arresting five accused members of a drug-dealing operation during a series of raids.They also found an assault weapon, a revolver, ammunition and three high-capacity ammo magazines at the Passaic ho
11-year-old boy falls 50 feet from Hackensack high-rise and survives
“When I saw him, he was breathing,” said LaDreem Thomas, director of security for the Excelsior apartment complex. “He did look responsive on the stretcher coming down.”
Paramus superintendent 'shocked' by reports about bus driver in fatal crash's record
The superintendent of schools in Paramus said she was "shocked, saddened and angry" followingreports of tickets, moving violations and license suspensions for the driver of the school busthat collided with a dump truck last week, killing two people.
Vigil Held For Victims Of School Bus Crash
The same day the school bus driver was arrested and a teacher laid to rest, the East Brook Middle School community gathered for a vigil Thursday night. CBS2's Jessica Layton has the latest from Paramus.
Bear on the move in New Jersey
WALDWICK, New Jersey (WABC) --A bear is on the move in New Jersey.Ridgewood Police posted a picture of the bear on their Facebook page, now it is reported to be in Waldwick.Ridgewood Police and Midland Park police are assisting Animal Control in the search for the bear.Residents are advised to use c
Hair braiding in N.J. without a license should never have been a crime
The legislators are responding to the pleas of the New Jersey Hair Braiding Freedom Coalition, an advocacy group that notes that hair braiding is classified as "natural hair care," because no cutting, dyeing, application of heat or use of caustic chemicals is involved.
Paramus bus crash vigil continues healing process one week later
In the week since the crash on Route 80, members of the community spoke of the tragedy. On Thursday, they turned to music and reverent silence as they continued to heal.
11-year-old boy falls from 7th floor balcony in NJ
HACKENSACK, New Jersey (WABC) --An 11-year-old boy somehow fell from a seventh-floor balcony in New Jersey Wednesday afternoon.Authorities say it happened around 12:30 p.m. at a building on Prospect Avenue in Hackensack.Hacksensack firefighters responded to the scene and found the victim on the thir
Paterson girl cut with knife fending off stranger’s attack
The girl told police that she was walking near the corner of Broadway and Madison at about 9:30 p.m. and Jenkins complimented her on her appearance, authorities said. Jenkins then began following her and continued to make comments to her, some sexual in nature, police said.
Throwback Thursday: Wonder Woman Takes an Ice Cream Break at the Nutley Historical Society
Wonder Woman, who travels incognito as "Lyla Van de Zilver," enjoyed a cup of vanilla ice cream at the Nutley Historical Society's annual ice cream social. The museum was open to the community, and, after touring the museum, guests received a ticket to be redeemed for ice cream.
Ridgewood Gang Member Gets 65 Months In Cab Carjacking, Bar Holdups
A gang member from Ridgewood was sentenced Wednesday to 65 months in federal prison for his role in carjacking, kidnapping and leaving a local cab driver for dead after he and four others robbed a Hawthorne bar.Wilbur J. Barahona, 22, was the last of six defendants to accept a plea deal from federal
Teacher Killed in NJ School Bus Crash to Be Laid to Rest
What to KnowJennifer Williamson-Kennedy, the teacher who died in a school bus crash in new Jersey last week, will be laid to rest ThursdayThe 77-year-old school bus driver in the deadly May 17 crash on Route 80 had his license suspended 14 times, including just last DecemberThe superintendent of the
West Milford (0) at Indian Hills (6), NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 1, Group 3 tournament, Quarterfinal Round - Softball
Angela Saric pitched a four-hit shutout with 15 strikeouts and three walks to lead top-seeded Indian Hills, No. 6 in the NJ.com Top 20, to a 6-0 victory against eighth-seeded West Milford in the quarterfinals of the Section 1, Group 3 tournament in Oakland.
Two Paterson men arrested in connection with scamming a grandfather
Jose Alexander Mercedes, 28, and Reynaldito Ullocastillo, 31, were arrested on May 17 after they attempted to pick up a package from the victim that they thought had $2,000 in it, said Susan Anderson, public information officer for West Orange police. The victim, who lives in Missouri, told police h
Yes, you can get arrested for braiding hair in N.J. Senate's vote could change that
"It was crazy, they treated it as if it was a drug bust or something," said Ustunluk. "They had a list that said I did bleaching, coloring and curls, but I'm just a braider."
Driver in fatal New Jersey school bus crash had 14 license suspensions
WOODLAND PARK, N.J. - The reported driver of the New Jersey school bus that collided with a dump truck last week, leaving two dead, has a long history of tickets, moving violations and license suspensions, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission confirmed Tuesday. The bus driver, Hudy Muldrow, 77, o
Paramus School District Unaware Of Bus Driver's Flawed Record
PARAMUS, NJ — The superintendent of the Paramus School District said she was "shocked, saddened, and angry" to learn that the driver of the school bus involved in the fatal crash Thursdayhad 14 license suspensions and eight speeding tickets on his driving record.