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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.


Paterson Police Deal 'Major Blow' to Local Drug Trade. Investigation and Arrests Lead to Removal Massive Amount of Heroin from Streets

PATERSON, NJ - Calling it “major blow to the distribution cells operating within the City of Paterson and whose tentacles extend throughout all of Northern New Jersey,” Paterson Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale announced that an investigation by the Paterson Narcotic Division led to the seizure


Driver In Triple Fatal Crash Had Previous DWI Arrest, Narcan Save

WAYNE, NJ — The driver of the vehicle who authorities say caused the triple fatal crash at a Route 23 gas station Tuesday has a history of driving while intoxicated and being revived with Narcan, a police affidavit states.


New Jersey State Legislators Should be Required to Release Tax Returns

Ridgewood NJ, In response to news that the New Jersey State Senate plans to vote Thursday on legislation requiring all candidates for President or Vice President of the United States to release their tax returns in order to appear on the ballot in New Jersey, Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) announced


Hollywood Hawk Hangs Out in Hawthorne Says Holly

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Bird watchers rejoice--a hawk named "Hollywood" who seems to enjoy mugging for the camera made an appearance Tuesday, caught on film by Hawthorne Green Team member Holly Cowen.


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


Hawthorne, N.J.: More Homey Than Polished

When their daughter turned 5, Virginia Toledo, an interior designer, and Jhovanny Hernandez, who works in banking, decided to trade their apartment in Forest Hills, Queens, for a house in the suburbs. But Ms. Toledo had one nonnegotiable requirement: an old-fashioned front porch.


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.


Winter storm makes for dicey driving in NJ, but emergency planning helped

VERONA, N.J. — Wednesday’s winter storm left more snow in parts of New Jersey than anywhere else in the region, but because that snow ended up turning to freezing rain, sleet, and then rain — almost all in the afternoon and evening — it made for a potentially treacherous evening commute, and for gen


Police: Mom Dead After Driver Deliberately Strikes Family Of 8 Outside Rockland County 7-Eleven

HAVERSTRAW, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A 32-year-old mother was killed and the rest of her family was rushed to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after police say a driver deliberately plowed into them outside a convenience store in Rockland County.


Glen Rock BOE Video Shows Conditions of Items in Referendum

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Board of Education released a video today displaying a decrepid Central School auditorium and muddy and divot-ridden Hamilton School sport field, both of which are addressed in the $14.7M referendum scheduled for a March 12 vote.


Nutley Store Owner Sold Underage Customer Vape Pen: Police

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley police carried out an undercover operation at a business on Franklin Avenue last week after receiving several complaints about employees selling tobacco products to underage youths, authorities said.


NJ Governor Murphy Declares State of Emergency for Wed., Feb. 20

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Today, Governor Phil Murphy declared New Jersey will enter a state of emergency which began this morning, Wednesday, February 20 ahead of the anticipated winter storm.


Drunk Mahwah Man Crashes Into Utility Pole, Causes Power Loss: PD

MAHWAH, NJ — A township man crashed into a utility pole and caused several nearby homes to lose power, police said. Police received several 911 calls just after 10:15 p.m. about a motor vehicle crash and downed power lines on Route 202 near an entrance to the Ramapo College sculpture studio, said Ch


New Jersey born-woman who joined ISIS in Syria denied return to US

The lawyer for an Alabama woman, who was born in Hackensack back in 1994, denied return to the U.S. after joining the Islamic State group in Syria says he has evidence she's an American citizen.


'Crusade' Continues: 16,000 Heroin Bags Seized, $25,400 Confiscated In Paterson Raid

Paterson narcotics detectives seized a whopping 16,000 individually packaged folds of heroin – along with $25,400 in suspected drug cash -- during on ongoing series of raids, this time in what’s considered a quiet area of the city near Bunker Hill.


Girls Basketball: Passaic County final preview - DePaul vs. Wayne Valley

5-DePaul (10-10) vs. 2-Wayne Valley (17-5), 2:30 p.m. How they got there: DePaul has been through an exciting tournament run so far. The run to the final started with a 16-point win over West Milford. After that, things got interesting. DePaul trailed by 11 points against Hawthorne at the end of the


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.


Jason Vanderee: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

A 29-year-old man was high on drugs when he slammed his SUV into a gas station in Wayne, New Jersey, killing three people, authorities say. Jason Vanderee was injured in the crash, but survived. Gas station attendant Lovedeep Fatra died along with a father and son, Jon Warbeck and Luke Warbeck, acco


Paterson adds four-way stop at fatal 18th Avenue intersection

The City Council approved an ordinance to create a four-way stop zone at the intersection of 18th Avenue and East 24th Street, site of a crash that left one person dead and two injured last month.