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Girl's family gets $2 million settlement in New Jersey school bus death

The parents of a 14-year-old special needs student in Paterson, N.J., who died five years ago after stepping out of the rear emergency door of a moving school bus will receive $2 million in a lawsuit settlement. The Paterson Press reports that the settlement calls for the insurance provider for the

ASUMAG.COM - 2018-01-18 15:43:27

Inmate dies two days after attempting suicide

KEARNY -- A woman who attempted suicide at the Hudson County jail over the weekend has died, officials said. Cynthia Acosta was found hanging early Sunday morning. She was brought to Jersey City Medical Center where she remained in extremely critical condition for two days before dying on Tuesday, c

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 08:02:16

$50K Powerball ticket sold at grocery store

A $50,000 Powerball ticket for Wednesday's drawing was sold at a Burlington County grocery store. The ticket matching four numbers and the Powerball was bought at a ShopRite on Fairview Boulevard in Delran. Wednesday's winning numbers were 3, 33, 37, 51 and 57. The Powerball number was 21 with a mul

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 17:43:43

Three arrested in connection with 2016 Englewood armed home invasion

ENGLEWOOD - The suspected gunmen who allegedly robbed a couple in their Sutton Place condo nearly two years ago, and their alleged getaway driver have been arrested, police said. "For the last 20 months, our detectives worked on this case nonstop," Chief Lawrence Suffern said Thursday in a prepared

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-18 22:37:00

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman checks into Paterson detox center

Dennis Rodman checks into rehab after DUI arrest; Domestic battery charge against "Glee" actress Naya Rivera dismissed; Rupert Murdoch suffered back injury during sailing accident. (Jan. 18) AP The agent for former NBA star Dennis Rodman says the Hall of Famer has checked into an alcohol rehabilita

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-19 13:57:22

5 workers charged with ripping off clothing store in Ebates scheme

Five employees at a Secaucus clothing outlet store have been charged with fraud after authorities say they ripped off the company by rerouting phone orders through a shopping rebate website to earn extra cash. Simone Wallace, 28, and Cathedra Smart, 39, both of Jersey City; and Cynthia Geralds, 49,

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 17:02:30

Petition seeks assisted-living facility in former Roche site

Gerald Ferraro takes a personal interest in the redevelopment of the former Hoffmann-La Roche campus. When a family member recently needed assisted care, the Nutley resident envisioned a nursing facility as part of the 116-acre site, which borders Route 3 in his town and in Clifton. "The motivation

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-18 21:35:26

Nutley First Responders Remove Two Cars and Driver from Third River behind CVS

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley first responders removed two cars and a driver from the Third River behind the CVS on Harrison St on Thursday afternoon. According to people on the scene, a 79-year-old woman was at the drive thru at the CVS when her car accelerated into the fence separating the CVS parking lot

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-18 23:27:00

Holly Boulevard Fire Under Investigation In Berkeley

BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, NJ - Just how a fire broke out in a Holly Boulevard house last week remains a mystery. The Bayville home was vacant and had no utility service, Police Chief Karin T. DiMichele said. When police arrived at 11:21 a.m on Jan. 14, heavy smoke and flames were visible, particularly from

PATCH - 2018-01-19 14:28:39

Police misconduct: Seidle said he was overwhelmed by custody dispute

After killing his ex-wife, former Neptune Police Sgt. Philip Seidle said he was talked out of killing himself by a fellow officer. File video by Thomas P. Costello edited by Andrew Ford. Andrew Ford After killing his ex-wife, former Neptune Police Sgt. Philip Seidle said he was talked out of killi

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Shellfish harvest closed to portions of Toms River

ISLAND HEIGHTS - Portions of the Toms River have been closed to shellfish harvest following tests that found the water contains high bacteria levels that may render the shellfish dangerous for human consumption. A notice of the closure, which affects an 83.9-acre area of the river in Island Heights

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-19 17:22:51

Christie releases Point Pleasant Beach murderer who claimed to be battered woman

Gov. Chris Christie on Jan. 12, 2018 commuted the sentence of Lisa Pyatt, convicted in 1993 of fatally stabbing her fiance, Kevin Patrick McGowan, three days before their wedding. Kathleen Hopkins In one of his last official acts, outgoing Gov. Chris Christie commuted the 40-year prison sentence of

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-18 11:00:01

Watch: Fishermen Dive Into Freezing Water Before Terrifying Motorboat Crash

A dramatic video captured three fishermen jumping into freezing Columbia River to avoid being injured when another boat plowed into their vessel. One of the fishermen has now filed a $372,500 lawsuit, accusing the driver of being distracted by his cellphone moments before the crash. The incident too


NJ job market tanks at end of 2017, but here's who's hiring

New Jersey's job market tumbled in December as employers struggled with frigid weather, a changing retail landscape and finding qualified workers. The state lost 11,400 jobs last month. Its unemployment rate dipped from 5.1 percent to 5 percent, but mainly because people dropped out of the work forc

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-18 18:06:41

One young man's courage amid exposure to substance abuse

[Brick Township High School senior Cameron Cohen shared how substance abuse has impacted his life. PHOTO BY DANIELLA HEMINGHAUS] BRICK TOWNSHIP - Cameron Cohen, a Brick Township High School senior, stood before a crowd of 600 and ripped down the facade he had constructed for himself, revealing a li

STARNEWSGROUP.COM - 2018-01-18 14:19:39

Homeless and cold: Inside a Neptune encampment in winter

The 11 or so residents survive on propane, generators and the kindness of churches and police. NEPTUNE - Huddled inside a blue insulated tent warmed by a propane heater, a woman and two men, each clad in layers of clothing, chatted and joked as a boiling pot of chicken and sweet potatoes sent ribbon

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-19 11:00:00

UPDATE: Missing New Hanover High student found

A teenager that has been missing since January 17 has been located. According to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, Alexandria Adams was last seen on the 2700 Castle Hayne Road. They announced she was found early Friday morning and has returned home safely. A teenager that has been missing sin

WECT - 2018-01-18 21:49:19

As 'Dawon's Creek' turns 20, a look back

WILMINGTON - To TV fans around the world, the Port City has gone by many names -- Tree Hill, Sleepy Hollow and Chester's Mill, to name a few. But for six seasons beginning 20 years ago this Saturday, Wilmington was lovingly known as Capeside, Massachusetts. The fictional small town was the home of "

STAR NEWS ONLINE - 2018-01-19 17:08:37

Prostitution sting ends up in human trafficking arrest

A man is facing multiple charges in New Hanover County after a prostitution sting by the sheriff's office led to the discovery of a human trafficking victim. Lt. Jerry Brewer with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office said that the Vice Narcotics Unit was in the process of making an arrest in a pr

WECT - 2018-01-18 17:18:24

Eight lucky couples to receive free Valentine's Day weddings

Valentine's Day 2017 'Love is in the Air' event (Photo: WWAY) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) - Eight lucky couples will be selected to tie the knot for free in Downtown Wilmington on February 14, thanks to an event called "Love is in the Air." The New Hanover County Register of Deeds first held the event on

WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 - 2018-01-19 15:28:18