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Police ID woman killed in Fredon accident
Virginia Barracato, 66, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., died at the scene, state police Sgt. Lawrence Peele said.
Man fighting flesh-eating bacteria from N.J. waters undergoes amputations
On Wednesday Perez, 60, of Millville, underwent amputations for severe infections caused by aflesh-eating bacteria that he contractedin Maurice River waters last month, according to his daughter, Dilena Perez-Dilan.
Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Hackettstown High Can Proceed: Judge
HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — A lawsuit filed by a Hackettstown High School student allegedly suspended for calling a fictional police officer a pig and clashing with an assistant principal over the Black Lives Matter movement will be allowed to proceed, a judge ruled last week.
Police release stills of alleged getaway car in Warren bank robbery
WARREN TWP. -TD Bank on Mountain Boulevard was robbed on Saturday, Aug. 11, and police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man wanted in connection to the robbery.The robbery occurred at about 2:15 p.m. Saturday, according to a joint press release issued Tuesday bySomerset County Pr
Paterson cops employ 'walk-and-park' strategy on problem stretch of Broadway near library
PATERSON – Heroin addicts nodding off after a fix, vagrants drinking alcohol from containers in plastic bags, ragged prostitutes wandering the sidewalks in search of customers – those are the people who dominate the scene along Broadway near Paterson’s main library.
Two arrested on drug charges after Byram Twp. traffic stop
Ralph Cortese Jr. of Blairstown Township was charged with loud exhaust, driving while suspended, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a hypodermic syringe.
'Baby Trump' balloons arrive in NJ ahead of president's planned return to Bedminster
The TFR grounds airborne operations within a 30-mile radius of the president. It affects local airports, including Somerset, Solberg and Central Jersey airports, as well as smaller aircrafts like model airplanes.
Two 'Trump baby' blimps arrive in New Jersey town
Two "Trump baby" blimps have arrived in Bedminster, N.J., the city where Trump's National Golf Club resides, as activists reportedly look to use them to protest against the president.
Rockaway Township Mayor Michael Dachisen dies suddenly
Dachisen, a Republican, was elevated from council president to mayor in June of 2012 when then Mayor Louis Sceusi stepped down to become a Superior Court judge. Later that year, he won a special election to serve out Sceusi's term through 2015.
Hillsborough: Franklin teen charged following attempted home invasion, cops say
Jhamir Hoagland, 18, has been charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, burglary, hindering apprehension, criminal mischief and trespass, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson said. Hoagland is in the in the Somerset County Jail pending a d
Once a nude beach, always a nude beach? At this secluded Jersey Shore spot, 'anything goes'
WEST CAPE MAY — The nude man walks along the shoreline at the edge of Cape May County on this perfect beach day, the breeze off the water keeping the greenheads away. As he gets closer to another person on the beach, not nude, he unfurls a black Speedo from his hand and slips it on without missing a
Restaurant's staff rushed to help at scene of fatal Fredon crash
FREDON -- Just minutes after a woman died and two others were injured in a three-car accident on Route 94 Tuesday night, employees at Cesco's Pizza, just a brief walk away from the accident, jumped into action.
Report: Woman calls 911 20 times, kicks responding police in groin
A Roxbury woman who called 911 more than 20 times in 75 minutes was arrested early Monday morning after cursing, kicking and spitting on the police officers who responded, Mount Olive police say.
Emergency calls lead to woman's arrest in Budd Lake
MOUNT OLIVE TWP.- A Succasunna woman was arrested on Monday, Aug. 13, after she allegedly made 20 false emergency calls and then fought with officers when she was confronted in a Budd Lake apartment.Police received the 911 calls from the same phone number between 3:30 a.m. and 4:45 a.m. They traced
Nine New Restaurants Opening In Morris County Soon
MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County has plenty of great places to grab a bite to eat and soon, there will be nine more to add to the list. From breweries to burger joints to smoothie bowls, there really is something for everyone. Check out a list of some of the new restaurants opening up. Know about a new
Drunk Driver Crashed Into Fish Hatchery Pond: Hackettstown Police
HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — A drunk driver drove her car into a fish hatchery pond in Hackettstown early Monday morning, police said.
Woman Calls 911 20 Times, Assaults Cop: Mount Olive Police
MOUNT OLIVE, NJ — A Succasunna woman is accused of calling 911 over 20 times and assaulting a police officer when they told her to stop in Mount Olive, police said.
NJ's first case of West Nile virus confirmed; more mosquitoes test positive
The rise of West Nile virus-carrying mosquitoes reported so far this summer will be exacerbated, experts anticipate, by the recent heavy rains and floods.
The moment a hit-and-run driver rams an 11-year-old boy
The impact flung the boy into the air and caused him to flip around, the video shows. He landed on the ground several car lengths from where the collision happened, police said.
DUI suspect allegedly tries to outrun police on foot
Authorities charged Donald R. Sigafoos Jr., of Ferry Street in Wilson Borough, with DUI and escape following a traffic stop Saturday night in Forks Township. District Judge Richard Yetter arraigned the 27-year-old Sunday morning, setting bail at $40,000.