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Man Arrested At St. Patrick's Cathedral With Cans Of Gasoline Was Also Arrested At NJ Church On Monday

The man arrested for bringing cans of gasoline, lighter fluid, and butane lighters to St. Patrick's Cathedral is a philosophy PhD student at CUNY, and also taught classes at Lehman College and Brooklyn College.


Electrical fire in Manhattan seriously injures maintenance worker, forces building evacuation

A maintenance man suffered serious burns to his hands and face Friday when a fire broke out inside an electrical panel at a building on the East Side of Manhattan. The blaze erupted on the fourth floor of a 22-story commercial building at 645 Madison Ave. near E. 60th St. shortly before 1 p.m.


Newark Housing Authority Gets $24M for Public Housing Improvements

NEWARK, NJ - The Newark Housing Authority (NHA) has received $24 million from the federal government that will go towards making capital improvements in its public housing. The funds come from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) capital fund grant program. Improvements at pu


N.J. man charged with arson attempt at St. Patrick’s Cathedral held for psychiatric evaluation at N.Y. hospital

The 37-year-old New Jersey man charged with attempted arson after police say he brought two gas containers, lighter fluid and lighters into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Wednesday night has been sent to Bellevue Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, his attorney said Friday.


11 people, including children, overcome by carbon monoxide in Yonkers

YONKERS, New York (WABC) -- At least 11 people in two apartments were hospitalized after being overcome with carbon monoxide in Yonkers Friday morning. Police and firefighters responded to 27 Coyle Place just before 8:30 a.m. after a man returned home and said he could not wake his family.


Newark PD to Host Easter Egg Hunt at Ivy Hill Park

NEWARK, NJ - The Newark Police Division will hop into Easter this weekend with an egg hunt at Ivy Hill Park. Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose and 6th Precinct Commander Capt. Lee Douglas announced the event. The hunt will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday.


ALERT: East Orange Residents, Have You Seen Tamara?

A report has been filed for a teenaged girl who went missing after leaving her East Orange home for school on Thursday morning. Family of the teen said Tamara Hightower, 17, is about 5'4” tall and was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue long-sleeved shirt with slits on the arm, bluish/turquoise Cha


'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star Joe Giudice's immigration appeal denied. Will he be deported back to Italy?

Joe Giudice could be closer to being deported to his native Italy after Immigration and Customs Enforcement dismissed an appeal made by the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star to remain in the U.S.


Wendy Williams' Estranged Husband Calls Cops to New Jersey Mansion After She Files for Divorce

One week after Wendy Williams filed for divorce, her husband Kevin Hunter asked police to come to their home. On Thursday, Hunter called local law enforcement and asked that they respond to his and Williams’ New Jersey mansion to address members of the media, who were waiting outside.


Everything to know about New Jersey's severe storm risk Friday night

You can follow me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more weather information. I'll be tracking any severe weather through there overnight.


Flyers cover Kate Smith statue, won't play her recording of 'God Bless America' amid racism allegation

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Flyers have covered the statue of Kate Smith outside the Wells Fargo Center and will stop using her recording of "God Bless America" as an allegation of racism against the singer has come to light.


No new jails in my city, despite what you think you heard, N.J. mayor says

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka was clear this week when he said Gov. Phil Murphy would not build a new youth jail in his city. The mayor said it again this morning on the city’s Facebook page -- to squash any notion he had changed his mind.


Spectrum reaches deal to stay in New York State

ALBANY, NY (WROC) - Charter Spectrum has reached a deal with New York it says will keep the cable company in New York State. Last year, the state's Public Service Commission sought to kick Spectrum out of New York and cancel its approval of the company merger with Time Warner after state officials s


Pit bulls attack horse in N.J. neighborhood, leaving it with bloody gashes requiring surgery

Two pit bulls got loose in a Hunterdon County neighborhood Wednesday evening and attacked a horse, leaving it with bloody gashes on its face and legs that will require surgery, authorities said.


Prosecutor’s office, Jersey City police investigating fatal motorcycle accident

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office and the Jersey City Police Department are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident and asking drivers to avoid the area. “AVOID THE AREA of Morton Place and Bergen Avenue in Jersey City. The Hudson County Regional Collision Unit and Jersey City Police Departmen


N.J. Man Jammed Newark Airport GPS Signals, FCC Says

The Federal Communications Commission has issued a stern warning to a New Jersey man who allegedly used an electronic device that jams GPS signals. The warning? Knock it off. Now.


Body Cam Footage Shows New Jersey Cops, Good Samaritans Pull Men From Burning Vehicle On I-676

CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — Harrowing body camera footage shows four Camden County police officers and good Samaritans pulling men from a burning vehicle. It happened on I-676 in Camden around 2:30 a.m. on April 7.


Cardi B Rejects Plea Deal in NYC Strip Club Fight, Prolonging Case

Cardi B rejected a plea deal in her New York City strip club fight case that would have essentially gotten her off scot-free as long as she stayed out of trouble. The "Bodak Yellow" singer said no to a plea for an A misdemeanor in connection with a fight at a Queens club in August during which she a


Man riding motorcycle killed in Jersey City crash

JERSEY CITY — A man riding a motorcycle was killed when he collided with car Friday afternoon at the intersection of Bergen Avenue and Morton Place. A witness said the motorcycle was going south at a slow speed on Bergen Avenue at Morton Place when a car traveling in the other direction made a u-tur


Payne Tech (10) at Newark Central (1) - Baseball

Arianel Ysiano threw a three-hitter with no earned runs, 13 strikeouts and four walks, to lead Payne Tech to a 10-1 win over Newark Central in Newark. Alfredo Quiles went 3-for-4 with four RBI, while Felix Galarza and Quirico Santana each tallied a hit and an RBI.