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NJ Transit delays controversial vote on purchase of Hoboken riverfront property

Hoboken officials and residents fighting the sale of riverfront property to NJ Transit for use by NY Waterway as a maintence facility won a small victory Monday, when the agency delayed the purchase. Transportation Commissioner Richard Hammer announced the proposed purchase of the Union Drydock Prop

NJ.COM - 2018-01-15 15:28:59

NJ TRANSIT Vote On Buying Land In Hoboken Pulled From Agenda

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) - NJ TRANSIT will not purchase a three-acre site on Hoboken's waterfront to use as a ferry maintenance terminal. After the controversial decision to reschedule its board meeting on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, NJ TRANSIT's board of directors didn't have enough votes to su

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-15 10:31:09

Appellate court reinstates lawsuit by N.J. college's former deputy police chief

JERSEY CITY -- A court has reinstated a portion of a lawsuit filed by a former Stevens Tech deputy police chief that claims he was fired under the pretext of not being a citizen so the chief could hire a friend. In 1992, James Collins immigrated to the U.S. after marrying a U.S. citizen and began wo

NJ.COM - 2018-01-15 18:05:18

NJ Transit board meets on King holiday, but ducks controversial vote

In a surprise move, NJ Transit's board of directors removed a controversial real-estate purchase on the Hoboken waterfront from its Monday meeting agenda. But board members still faced criticism from Hoboken's mayor and about 100 residents for holding a board meeting on Martin Luther King's birthday

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-15 17:29:42

Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County honor MLK (PHOTOS)

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County partnered with the Jersey City Medical Center to provide events on MLK Day at the Boys & Girls of Hudson County facility in Jersey City on Monday. Events included CPR lessons, mural painting and yoga lessons. Tammy Murphy, wife of Governor-Elect Phil Murphy, a

NJ.COM - 2018-01-16 00:08:53

Girl's courageous battle with cancer inspires a town's holiday spirit

A little girl who is fighting the battle of her life celebrated the holiday season like never before -- thanks to a dedicated teacher and the generosity of her hometown. 7-year-old Daniela Aucaquizhpi of North Bergen was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer that typically affects bones

NJ.COM - 2018-01-15 16:19:01

Prosecutor: Man arrested for alleged sexual assault of 10-year-old Union City girl

A New York man was arrested last week for the alleged sexual assault of a 10-year-old Union City girl, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced. By John Heinis/Hudson County View Luis Bescome, 31, of East Elmhurst, New York, was charged with sexual assault endangering the welfare of a child

HUDSONCOUNTYVIEW.COM - 2018-01-15 16:54:17

McGill becomes Jersey City's new fire chief

Steve McGill, who joined the Jersey City Fire Department over 30 years ago, was sworn in as the fire chief at City Hall Friday. "Today is the culmination of a long, hard journey to get to this point in my career," McGill, 53, said to a crowd of family members, friends and firefighters assembled insi

NJ.COM - 2018-01-15 08:00:35

Piedmont Newton helps mother plan for safe sleep

COVINGTON, Ga. - "If I never had to work a child death, or infant death, related to a sleep environment again, it would be fantastic," Newton County Coroner Tommy Davis said. Make sure there is nothing around the baby as it is sleeping Davis said sleep-related infant deaths are a national problem a

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-01-15 18:19:00

Belton: Getting started at the capital

The signature event launching every new session is the Eggs and Issues breakfast at the Georgia World Congress Center. This year we heard the governor talk about his final year's priorities, as well as his accomplishments over the past seven years. For the fifth year in a row, Georgia was named the

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-01-15 18:28:00

3 common health resolutions and how to keep them

COVINGTON, Ga. - Resolving to be healthier in 2018? Doctors at Piedmont Physicians of Social Circle and Conyers share tips on how to make three common health resolutions stick throughout the year. 1. Lose weight. One of the most common health resolutions made each year, losing weight is the top prio

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-01-15 18:23:00

Man found guilty in hookah lounge murder case

A man was found guilty of murder Friday in the deadly shooting of another man over a $5 cover charge, Channel 2 Action News reported. David Jacobs, a former bouncer at Cloud 6 Hookah Lounge near Lithonia, was found guilty in the 2013 death of Keith Butler, Channel 2 reported. A mistrial was declared


New faces, leadership at school boards

Both the WaltonCounty Board of Education and the Social Circle Board of Education welcomed new faces and new officers in the January meetings. The Waltonboard had no turnover this year, with no races on the ballot last fall for the school board, but the board did elect new officers.


2018 Capitol Update Week 1 - State of the State

Speaker David Ralston gaveled the House into the second regular session of the 154th General Assembly on Monday, January 8, 2018. State of the State On Thursday, Governor Nathan Deal delivered his eighth and final State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate. His presentatio


Monroe will look at leasing police vehicles

The Monroe City Council will consider a plan at its Tuesday meeting to start leasing police vehicles, a move Police Chief Keith Glass said will save money and keep more reliable vehicles in the fleet. The plan, which was forwarded to the full council by the Public Safety Committee, calls for the cit


Police investigate shooting death of man at apartment

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Police say a man has been fatally shot at a apartment complex in suburban Atlanta. Gwinnett County Police Corp. Matthew Williamson told local news media that officers found 42-year-old Joe Love dead with gunshot wounds Sunday afternoon. Police say Love wasn't alone during t

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-15 14:45:55

Deputies investigating fatal wreck on Savannah Hwy.

Charleston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal wreck that occurred in Ravenel on Sunday afternoon, they say. The wreck happened just after 5 p.m. near the intersection of Savannah Highway and Miley Hill Road. According to a preliminary investigation, the driver of a green sedan pulled

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2018-01-14 22:56:43

Man charged with DUI after crashing into Highway Patrol cruiser on I-26, deputies say

A man is charged with DUI after authorities said he rear-ended an unoccupied S.C. Highway Patrol cruiser early Sunday on Interstate 26 in Charleston County. Michael William Hazel, 27, of Holly Avenue in Goose Creek, is charged with DUI, second offense. Charleston County sheriff's deputies said he w

THE POST AND COURIER - 2018-01-15 14:30:00

Family of Walter Scott, 1969 hospital strikers among those honored at MLK Day rally

Local activists gathered in Marion Square this afternoon to remind locals about the work that lies ahead to fulfill Dr. Martin Luther King's dream. Named "South Carolina Is Still Killing the Dream," the rally, organized by The Coalition, featured speeches in which local community organizers, electe

CHARLESTON CITY PAPER - 2018-01-16 00:17:00

Man Charged with DUI After Slamming into Police Cruiser on I-26

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina man is charged with driving under the influence after authorities say he crashed into a highway patrol vehicle that was stopped on the side of an interstate. Multiple media organizations report that 27-year-old Michael Hazel of Goose Creek was charged after t

FOXCHARLESTON.COM - 2018-01-15 21:09:00