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8 injured in massive East Harlem apartment fire

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan - Multiple people were injured after flames erupted in an apartment in East Harlem early Saturday. The blaze broke out around 1 a.m. at East 103rd Street and Second Avenue on the first floor and quickly spread to the above floors, according to the FDNY. The fire was under cont

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-24 18:00:26

Jersey City police officers rescue woman in wheelchair from fire

Jersey City police officers who arrived before firefighters rescued a woman in a wheelchair from a burning building, authorities said. The fire, which broke out at 6 a.m. at a multi-family home at 219 Fowler Ave. last Saturday. It displaced a total of nine people, six adults and three children, Jers

NJ.COM - 2018-03-24 14:30:17

NYC babysitter gets 100 years to life for raping two kids, recording the assaults

A Manhattan babysitter who raped two children and recorded the sick crimes will spend 100 years to life behind bars. Milton Narvaez, 36 was sentenced in Manhattan Supreme Court on Friday. Narvaez molested a 6-year-old boy over a period of six years, beginning in February 2008. His other victim,

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-24 03:57:08

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

Thousands are expected to take to the streets of Manhattan Saturday to protest gun violence in the "March for Our Lives." The nationwide march is being organized by the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in response to the massacre at their school that left 17 peo

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-24 14:13:40

Elizabeth Man Sentenced for Fatal Stabbing at Local Night Club

ELIZABETH, NJ - An Elizabeth resident who stabbed a man to death in a nightclub parking lot in 2016 has been sentenced to fifty-two years in state prison. Rosendo Salomon Gomez-Serpas, 25, must serve nearly forty-nine years of that sentence before the possibility of parole under the terms set down b

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-24 15:53:00

Man charged with beating up his own son on city street: police

Almalik Hogan, 29, appears in court in Jersey City on Tuesday, March 22, 2018, on charges he beat up his juvenile son on the street. JERSEY CITY -- A 29-year-old Jersey City man has been charged with telling his ex-girlfriend and their son to scram and then beating the boy up on the street in a 5-m

NJ.COM - 2018-03-24 13:45:25

March for Our Lives 2018 -- Live coverage from around New Jersey

Thousands across New Jersey and millions across the country will rally for the end of gun violence on Saturday. Many students, triggered by the recent school shooting that killed 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, are expected to be present at the marches. Protestors al

NJ.COM - 2018-03-24 12:05:14

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

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

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


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

Orange County man admits selling heroin to woman who died from possible OD

GOSHEN, N.Y. >> An Orange County man who sold heroin to a woman who later died as the result of a possible overdose of the drug has pleaded guilty to criminal sale of a controlled substance, according to the county District Attorney's Office. Jay Pagan, 32, of Maybrook, pleaded guilty to the felony

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-03-23 04:00:00

Bayonne couple busted with more than $70K in liquid cocaine, officials say

BAYONNE -- A city couple is facing drug distribution charges stemming from $70,000 worth of liquid cocaine authorities seized in their home, the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office announced. Following an investigation, members of the HCPO's Narcotics Task Force and Homeland Security Investigations a

NJ.COM - 2018-03-23 15:43:32

New York, New Jersey airport workers to see wage hikes

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Workers at New York-area airports will see their wages nearly double after the agency that operates the airports approved a series of hikes through 2023, bring to a close years of protests. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey voted unanimously to raise the hourly m


Martin Luther King Jr. to be celebrated at Jersey City church

JERSEY CITY - Metropolitan AME Zion Church will honor Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his appearance at that church in 1968, days before his assassination. The civil rights leader spoke to 2,000 inside the Bergen Avenue church on March 27, 1968 as part of a tour of New Jersey inten

NJ.COM - 2018-03-23 12:43:47

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


Union City man charged in fatal Jersey City crash

JERSEY CITY - Alex Torres, 31, of Union City, surrendered to members of the Hudson County Regional Fatal Collision Unit on March 20, and has been charged with two counts of death by auto, two counts of causing death or injury while driving on a suspended license, and three counts of assault by auto


How Jason Pierre-Paul trade benefits Giants teammates Odell Beckham Jr., Landon Collins

The salary cap relief the Giants gained by trading Jason Pierre-Paul won't be felt until 2019 and 2020. And that's just when the Giants need it. Two of the team's brightest young stars -- Pro Bowlers wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and safety Landon Collins -- are scheduled to hit free agency after


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

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