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Hearing Set For Driver Charged In Gas Station Crash That Killed Dad, Teenage Son, Attendant
UPDATE: A detention hearing was scheduled this Monday for a Morris County man who authorities said overdosed on heroin before his SUV went airborne, smashing into a killing a father and son and an attendant at a gas station on Route 23 in Wayne early Tuesday.
Fasten your seat belts and prepare for takeoff at this big hobby show
Hobbyists rejoice as the Academy of Model Aeronautics hosts the annual AMA Expo East at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus this weekend. The three-day event, from Feb,22 to 24, will offer new and seasoned hobbyists hands on opportunities to build and fly their own model aircraft and drones.
Woman who overdosed while driving New Jersey bus with special needs kids was not assigned driver
A woman who had to be revived with Narcan after she allegedly overdosed while transporting 12 special needs children was reportedly an aide and not the assigned bus driver. Lisa Byrd, 57, was charged with 12 counts of endangering the welfare of a child, driving while impaired and possession of drug
Judge’s Recommendation to Reinstate Officers Would Cost City Hundreds of Thousands
HACKENSACK, NJ -- Five former Hackensack Police Officers who were fired last year may be reinstated with back pay after a judge issued a non-binding opinion in the matter. According to city officials the move could cost city taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars, as well as damage the departmen
Shoelace, Glue Traps: Fort Lee Detective, Officer Nab Postal Box Fishing Thieves
Fighting the growing trend of check thefts from postal boxes, Fort Lee police nabbed a Teaneck man and a companion who they said had collected a bundle of envelopes with a shoelace and glue traps.
Woman who died after she was found in street had 2 toddler sons: report
The woman who died after she was found lying on a street Monday in North Bergen was the mother of two toddlers and planned to marry her longtime boyfriend in June, according to a report.
Police: Man intentionally ran down family of 8 outside New York 7-Eleven
HAVERSTRAW, Rockland County (WABC) -- A man has been charged with murder after police say he intentionally drove his vehicle into a family of eight standing outside a 7-Eleven in Rockland County Wednesday.
West New York Town Hall workers union alleges political retaliation ahead of election
A state representative from Trenton, along with a few West New York Town Hall employees, alleged political retaliation and bullying in the work place ahead of the May 14th municipal elections at last night’s board of commissioners meeting.
Sunmerry Bakery Opening Second Fort Lee Location
Sunmerry Bakery, the bakery serving fresh Asian pastries and desserts in Fort Lee, will be opening a second location in Fort Lee soon. A sign has gone up in the window for the chain, which also has multiple locations in California, announcing the new store — which will be located next to Batten Rame
Babysitter of 5 kids in Bronx left to get cooking ingredients when fire started
CLAREMONT VILLAGE, Bronx (WABC) -- A 15-year-old babysitter got a juvenile report following a kitchen fire in the Bronx apartment where she was watching over five small children.
Police: Syracuse Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Boeheim Hits, Kills Man Walking On I-690
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man walking on an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man’s disabled vehicle, police said.
N.J. man charged with sexually assaulted child in Bergen County
A 27-year-old Hackensack man faces multiple charges after allegedly having sex with a child under 13 years old. Justis A. Oliver was arrested Friday and charged with aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement Wednesday.
Deadly crash in New Jersey
PEMBERTON, NJ (WBNG) — Police in New Jersey say winter conditions were a factor in a deadly crash Thursday. Two people were killed when several cars collided in Pemberton, about 30 miles east of Philadelphia.
'Apple Watch Saved My Life,' Bergen County Mom Says
If it weren't for the Apple Watch, Christina Ling of Edgewater may not be alive. Ling had been experiencing flu symptoms and went to urgent care. all tests came back negative, she said in an interview with USA Today.
Police Say Bronx Man Used Cocaine In Parked Car
YORKTOWN, NY — A Bronx man was accused of having illegal drugs after police spotted him sitting in a parked car. Yorktown police charged Dennis Delosangeles, 26, of the Bronx, with fourth- and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, felonies, seventh-degree criminal possession of
'Anthony Bourdain Food Trail' gets approval from New Jersey legislative assembly
The late chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain spent his childhood in Leonia, N.J., and now that state plans to honor him by tracing his culinary footsteps. A resolution to establish the Anthony Bourdain Food Trail, highlighting the 10 New Jersey eateries Bourdain visited in a 2015 episode of his CNN fo
Prosecutor: Mom Killed In North Bergen Hit-And-Run
NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The Hudson County prosecutor is asking for the public’s help in a fatal hit-and-run. Police said a 34-year-old mother of two died on Monday night after getting hit on 43rd Street off Tonnele Avenue, CBSN New York’s Lisa Rozner reported Thursday.
Gayle King says Meghan Markle didn’t open gifts at her baby shower
Meghan Markle‘s New York baby shower may have evolved into a paparazzi-fied event, but she did manage to stay private on one thing. When pressed by her eager colleagues on “CBS This Morning” on Thursday, shower guest Gayle King, who attended the celebration along with Amal Clooney and Serena William
NYC pols want to end R train trips between Brooklyn and Manhattan
Bay Ridge pols have a Solomonic idea to fix the R train: split it in two. A group of officials led by freshman Congressman Max Rose (D-NY) sent a letter to NYC Transit President Andy Byford Wednesday arguing the R line was better when the MTA stopped running trains into Manhattan while crews repaire
After surgery, Michael Cohen's prison date postponed to May
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen was granted a few more weeks of freedom Wednesday after his lawyers said he's still recovering from surgery and hasn't had time to get his affairs in order because he's preparing to testify before Congress next week.