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Man gets 16 years for killing innocent bystander during shootout

JERSEY CITY - A 21-year-old Jersey City who accidentally shot an innocent bystander in the back of the head during a shootout was sentenced to 16 years in prison today. James Wheeler pleaded guilty to the aggravated manslaughter of Larry Darnell Freeman, 50, who was shot on Sackett Street between A

NJ.COM - 2018-03-23 20:00:34

Firefighter killed while battling massive fire at Manhattan movie set

HARLEM, Manhattan - A firefighter was killed and several others were injured in an overnight fire at a movie set in Harlem Thursday night. Firefighter Michael R. Davidson, 37, died after he was critically injured while fighting an overnight fire in Manhattan Mar. 23, 2017. (FDNY) Michael R. Davidson

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-23 08:57:29

#BREAKING NYC Firefighter killed in Harlem fire

A firefighter died while battling a five alarm fire in Harlem late last night. The fire broke out in the basement of a building on St. Nicholas Avenue just before 11 p.m. As flames spread, a firefighter became trapped. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Three other firef

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-03-23 06:28:02

Fatal accident on Grand Central Parkway prompts road closures

QUEENS - A fatal accident on the Grand Central Parkway Friday morning prompted road closures and increased traffic. Around 4:10 a.m., authorities were called about an accident on the eastbound Grand Central Parkway at Northern Boulevard. Investigation revealed that a woman died after the vehicle col

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-23 10:50:10

Man who murdered good Samaritan gets 40 years in prison

JERSEY CITY -- When Froylan Lopez found his friend knocked out and bleeding on a Jersey City street in December 2015, he made a fatal mistake that cost one man his life and 40 years of his own. Believing that Troy Brandon -- the man who was standing over his injured friend -- had carried out the att

NJ.COM - 2018-03-23 16:19:15

Driver charged in double fatal crash in Jersey City was drunk, authorities says

A man facing two counts of death by auto was drunk and driving recklessly when he caused the Jersey City crash that claimed the lives of two Union City residents last month, authorities said yesterday. Alex Torres, 32, of Union City, was driving with a suspended license on Feb. 11 at the time of the

NJ.COM - 2018-03-23 07:02:00

NYC firefighter killed in on-set blaze, 'Deadpool 2' stunt driver's death and other tragedies while filming

From cameramen to "professional daredevils," movie and television crew members willingly put themselves in danger every day to create action-packed scenes - but sometimes, stunts go wrong and accidents happen. Car wrecks, falls, fiery explosions and helicoptor crashes are just some of the ways peopl

FOXNEWS - 2018-03-23 15:28:39

Smoking While Walking? That's a $50 Fine Under Proposed NYC Ordinance

Paulus Rusyanto/Dreamstime.comSmokers already have a tough time in New York City. They are prohibited from lighting up (or even vaping) in bars, restaurants, and several other enclosed spaces. Their cigarettes are some of the most highly taxed in the nation, running $13 a pack. And if you're one of

REASON.COM - 2018-03-23 17:05:00

Proposed bill would ban smoking while walking in NYC

Smoking is already banned in most public places in the city, but now a local lawmaker is looking to ban smoking while walking. Queens Councilman Peter Koo is pushing a bill that would hit smokers with a $50 fine if they are caught lighting up while walking along city streets. Smokers who stay in one


4 Kilos Of Drugs Found During Paramus Traffic Stop: Prosecutor

PARAMUS, NJ - Authorities found 3 kilograms of heroin and 1 kilogram of cocaine hidden in a vehicle during a traffic stop in the borough Monday, acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced. Candido Tomasini, 35, and Maribel Roman, 40, were arrested after they were stopped and authorities f


Date night! Blake Lively shows off her legs in bold check dress as she flirts up a storm with husband Ryan Reynolds at Final Portrait premiere in NYC

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds made a rare red carpet appearance together Thursday night in New York. The couple turned out to support friend Stanley Tucci at the premiere of Final Portrait, a film he wrote and directed. Blake, 30, and Ryan, 41, put on a flirty show as they posed for photos together

THIS IS MONEY - 2018-03-23 00:56:10

1 dead after fatal Newark crash during nor'easter

NEWARK, NJ - A man was killed in a collision in Newark Wednesday, officials said. Nafis Majette, 32, was a passenger in a car that was struck by a stolen vehicle, Newark's public safety director said. Two men in a stolen Audi slammed into the car Majette was in around 2 p.m. A parked snow plow was h

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-22 01:07:56

Driver with suspended license charged in double-fatal crash

JERSEY CITY -- A 32-year-old man has been charged with two counts of death by auto for a crash that killed two Union City residents on Tonnelle Avenue last month, authorities said. Alex Torres, of Union City, was driving with a suspended license on Feb. 11 when he killed Mario Guevara, 25, and Heat

NJ.COM - 2018-03-22 15:03:47

Nutley, Belleville Get $7K Of Rebates From PVSC (Here's Why)

BELLEVILLE, NJ - Belleville and Nutley were among several New Jersey towns that received thousands of dollars in rebates from the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission's Municipal Rebate Incentive Program. According to the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC), here's why the townships got more tha

PATCH - 2018-03-22 12:00:00

Pothole problem? Here's who to call in NJ to report a pothole, pothole damage

Bad news: Winter's low temperatures wreak havoc on our roads. But there's good news; it's pothole repair season. There are likely few New Jersey drivers who haven't felt their heart sink, followed by a wave of frustration as they hit an unseen pothole on a highway- bang! Not only can potholes give


Long Island Woman Dies While Shoveling Snow, Marking 4th Death Linked to Latest Nor'easter

Some parts of New York saw more than 16 inches of snow -- Patchogue had 20.1 On Long Island the storm was responsible for one death, and multiple car crashes. Pei-Sze Cheng reports. (Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018) Four deaths have been blamed on the so-called four'easter, including one of a Lo

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-22 15:02:41

City airport workers' minimum wage raised to $19 per hour

The Port Authority will raise the wages of more than 40,000 workers at all three New York City-area airports - boosting the minimum to $19 an hour by 2023, agency officials voted on Thursday. The employees, including cleaners, wheelchair attendants, baggage handlers, security, and others, will get a

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-22 19:30:28

Giants trade Jason Pierre-Paul, 2018 fourth-round pick to Buccaneers for 2018 third-round pick, fourth-round pick  

Giants trade DE Jason Pierre-Paul to Buccaneers The Giants have traded Jason Pierre-Paul to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Daily News has confirmed that new Giants GM Dave Gettleman shipped JPP and the Giants' 2018 fourth-round pick (102nd overall, second of fourth round) to the Bucs in a major Thu

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 14:28:27

Man Killed in NJ Crash Involving Stolen Car, Snow Plow: Police

Police say a stolen vehicle in New Jersey slammed into another car during March's fourth nor'easter to clobber the tri-state, killing one person. Cops say 32-year-old Nafis Majette was riding as a passenger when the driver of a stolen vehicle hit his car head-on Wednesday afternoon in Newark. A park

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-22 03:33:38

These NYC Streets Will Be Closed Saturday for March for Our Lives

Published at 11:31 AM EDT on Mar 22, 2018 | Updated at 8:06 AM EDT on Mar 23, 2018 Since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre, a wave of social activism spearheaded by students urging gun safety reform has swept the country. Ray Villeda reports. (Published Friday, March 23, 2018) Thousa

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-22 15:31:04