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No threat found after New Brunswick High School on lockdown

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) No threat was found after officials placed New Brunswick High School under a lockdown. Police acted Friday morning in response to a possible threat of a weapon brought to the school. Police determined there was no weapon in the school or on the grounds. The lockdown was lift

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-01-19 16:00:00

Female tabby was a stray

OLD BRIDGE -- Cassandra is an adult female tabby at the Old Bridge Animal Shelter. Brought to the shelter by a township resident who found her as a stray, she is a relaxed cat and should make a good pet in most any home. Cassandra has been spayed, is FIV/FeLV negative and up-to-date on shots. To mee

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 13:00:00

Husband calls in fake bomb threat to get wife to leave bar

A jealous husband who called in a false bomb threat to a British pub where his wife was enjoying a night out has been told by a judge he should be "ashamed." Mo Ahmed, 42, admitted making two hoax calls to The Duke of Wellington on Nov. 25, forcing the Somerset pub to close early and costing it abou

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-18 19:47:23

2 men arrested in Edison cellphone store armed robbery

EDISON - Two men - one from New York, the other Paterson - have been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of a Route 1 cellphone store last week that led to a highway pursuit. According to police, around 7:42 p.m. Jan. 10, the robbery was reported at the AT&T Mobile Store, 894 Route 1, Edis

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-18 18:57:14

Woman Used Daughter, 11, To Shoplift At Woodbridge Center: Cops

WOODBRIDGE, NJ - A woman has been charged with using her 11-year-old daughter to help her shoplift from the J.C. Penney at the Woodbridge Center Mall, police say. There are often arrests for shoplifting at the Woodbridge Center Mall, but this is the first time in recent years a child has been involv

PATCH - 2018-01-18 15:30:34

Westfield Teen Robbed, Punched In Face

The Westfield teen reported he was walking in town when a suspect threw him to the ground, took cash and punched him in the face. WESTFIELD, NJ - A Westfield teenager reported being the victim of an assault and robbery while walking in the town. The 19-year-old resident reported that while walking i

PATCH - 2018-01-18 16:29:35

State correction officer suspended for beating inmate locked up for killing two NYPD cops in 1971

A correction officer at the Great Meadow Correctional Facility in Comstock, N.Y. allegedly pummeled an inmate convicted of killing two NYPD cops.(John Carl D'Annibale/Times Union) A state corrections officer has been suspended for beating a 70-year-old cop killer who's been behind bars for more tha

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 10:00:00

New Brunswick man sentenced to life in prison for murdering ex-girlfriend in South Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK - A city man will spend the remainder of his life in state prison for murdering his ex-girlfriend in South Brunswick more than two years ago. Giver Quiroz-Vasquez, aka Gilberto Juarez-Vasques, aka Erick Morales Sandin, 28, was sentenced Thursday by Superior Court Judge Pedro J. Jimenez

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-18 20:04:13

Murder victim's heart still beating in Ocean Gate man's chest

At the age of 15, Luke Bautista of Wall died. But in that death his organs helped save the lives of 5 people. He will be honored with his 'floragraph' image displayed on the Donate Life float in the Rose Parade. STAFF VIDEO BY THOMAS P. COSTELLO Tom Costello 'I just needed to say thank you,' Robert

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-19 10:00:06

Pedestrian struck, killed by suspended driver in Lakewood, cops say

A 24-year-old man driving with a suspended license struck and killed a pedestrian in Lakewood on Thursday night, authorities said. Juan Soriano Ramirez (Photo courtesy: Ocean County jail)Jeff Goldman | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Township resident Lucas Rodriguez De La Rosa, 53, was hit near the in

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 17:30:16

Stafford police seek suspect in bank robbery

STAFFORD - Police are looking for a man who allegedly robbed a bank in Manahawkin on Thursday. Around 4:15 p.m., a man who hasn't been identified by authorities robbed the CHASE Bank on Martin Truex Jr. Boulevard in Manahawkin, police said. The man handed the teller a note, and the teller handed an

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-01-19 14:00:00

Driver fatigue could be cause of 4-car crash in Manchester, cops say

A driver who appeared to have dozed off at the wheel could have caused a multi-car crash Friday morning that left two of four motorists with minor injuries, Manchester police said. At the intersection of Ridgeway Road and Commonwealth Boulevard, a Chevrolet E-250 abruptly collided with the back of

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-19 17:16:08

Babes in Business upends networking for women at Jersey Shore

Jennifer Chavez had lots of questions about writing a plan, doing taxes, creating a website, and everything else that goes into starting a business, so she did what anyone in her predicament would do: She Googled it. But as she worked from her Bradley Beach apartment getting her branding and website

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-19 10:00:06

Doctor charged with ordering wife's murder will remain in jail

A doctor accused of hiring a hitman to kill his wife after she threatened to expose his opioid-distribution scheme will remain in jail, a Superior Court judge ruled Thursday. James Kauffman, 69, an endocrinologist from Linwood, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of radio personality Ap

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 18:13:17

New Jersey College Student Expelled After Racist Rant

"I don't care if it's Martin Luther King Day," yelled a 19-year-old New Jersey woman into her camera phone. "I'm in the South now." Harley Barber finished the rant by repeatingly chanting a particularly harsh racial slur as another girl laughed off-screen. Barber posted the video to her fake Instagr

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-01-18 22:47:21

Lollipop-licking man robbed Chase Bank in Stafford, cops say

STAFFORD - A man remains unidentified after he passed a note to a bank teller Thursday afternoon, took money and fled on foot, police said. During the exchange at the Chase Bank, on Martin Truex Jr. Boulevard in the Manahawkin section of town, the man held a lollipop in his mouth, said Stafford Poli

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-19 03:21:24

Seattle woman killed in brutal attack was chosen at random, prosecutors say

SEATTLE -- A 23-year-old Bellevue man has been charged with murder in the torture, rape and stabbing of a woman in North Seattle. Michael Giordano was charged Wednesday with aggravated first-degree murder because prosecutors say he killed 63-year-old Jennifer Ayers with premeditated intent during th

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-01-18 21:28:18

WSP urging drivers to be vigilant of license plates as hit-and-runs on the rise

TUKWILA, Wash. - In a region revered for its rain, Seattle is just as well-known for its congestion. Which means more collisions and hit-and-run drivers. The Washington State Patrol says they noticed an increase in hit-and-run collisions across the state. "Even though we don't have all the reasons p

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-01-19 06:50:00

5 movies open Jan. 19; our reviewers weigh in

Here are snapshots of what our movie reviewers thought of the five movies opening this week in the Seattle area. (Star ratings are granted on a scale of zero to four.) "The Final Year" (not rated; 89 minutes): What if the Obama administration had been given a third term? What if, instead of being pl

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-01-19 14:00:00

Man who allegedly killed Lake City woman raped and burned her, prosecutors say

Seattle, Washington -- Prosecutors say the man who killed 63-year-old Jennifer Ayers in her Lake City house last week bound, tortured and raped her before setting her on fire in an attempt to hide evidence of the rape. Michael A. Giordano, 23, was charged with aggravated first-degree murder Wednesda

ERIENEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-18 21:42:00