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Emailed bomb threats demanding bitcoin payments are ‘not credible’: NYPD

NEW YORK — Bomb threats being made through emails demanding bitcoin payments are “not credible,” the NYPD said Thursday. The emails demanding payment have been sent to “numerous locations,” police tweeted.

PIX11.COM - 2018-12-13 20:00:27

Jersey City police go undercover to catch package thieves

JERSEY CITY, NJ — An undercover detective leaves a bait box on a Jersey City stoop. Meanwhile back at the precinct, plain clothes police already packed that box with a toy or some Nike sneakers.

PIX11.COM - 2018-12-12 23:32:01

Jersey City man admits to killing wife and 4-year-old son in 2015

A Jersey City man faces decades in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to killing his wife and their 4-year-old son in their Jersey City home in 2015. Jose Ronald Santos-Alvarez, 29, admitted to the murder of his son, Christopher Potoczniak, and the aggravated manslaughter of his wife, Monika Poto

NJ.COM - 2018-12-13 23:46:15

Chelsea starting team confirmed: Sarri makes ten changes with Fabregas captain at MOL Vidi

Maurizio Sarri has made multiple changes to his Chelsea starting team against MOL Vidi tonight as they play their final Europa League Group L game of the season. The Blues have already qualified as group winners for the last 32, meaning for them the game is of little significence. However, the Hunga

FOOTBALL.LONDON - 2018-12-13 16:31:50

Man starts petition drive to fix Holland Tunnel holiday decorations

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (WABC) -- A man who says the holiday decorations on the sign at the Holland Tunnel are wrong has now started a petition drive to get something done about it.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-12 13:32:47

Cops use fake Amazon boxes, GPS to track would-be package thieves

(AP) - The explosion in online shopping has led to porch pirates and stoop surfers swiping holiday packages from unsuspecting residents. The cops in one New Jersey city are trying to catch the thieves with some trickery of their own.

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-12-12 19:57:00

Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison, blames President Trump for his 'path of darkness'

Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison, blames President Trump for his 'path of darkness' originally appeared on abcnews.go.com. A federal judge in Manhattan has sentenced Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney and fixer, to three years in prison for various crimes in

YAHOO! - 2018-12-12 20:32:04

2 teens charged after teenager clinging to moving SUV dies

EAST FISHKILL, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police say they’ve charged two teenagers with manslaughter after a 15-year-old Hudson Valley boy died when he apparently fell from the outside of a moving SUV.

WBNG-TV - 2018-12-13 15:08:56

Holland Tunnel's decoration placement causes debate

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Holiday decorations that have been displayed for decades at the entrance of the Holland Tunnel into New York are not making the season bright for some motorists.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-13 15:28:25

Jersey City PD, Amazon work together to catch package thieves

The Jersey City Police Department is teaming up with Amazon to stop porch pirates in the act. Chief Michael Kelly says as the holiday season approaches, package thefts are bound to increase.

NEWS 12 - 2018-12-12 03:45:00

Man sentenced to 15 years for shooting outside Jersey City bar

A Jersey City man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after a jury convicted him of shooting another man outside a bar in August 2014. Rolando Morrison, 39, will serve a minimum of 12 years and nine months in prison before becoming eligible for parole for various charges, including aggravated a

NJ.COM - 2018-12-11 16:11:08

Advice for ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen ahead of sentencing: ‘Bring toothbrush to court’

If a federal judge sentences Michael Cohen to prison Wednesday, he may ask that Cohen report at a future date – or he may demand that the former personal lawyer for President Trump be placed behind bars immediately.

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-12 10:25:17

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck eastern Tennessee and could be felt in Atlanta. The light earthquake occurred Wednesday around 4:14 a.m. about 7 miles northeast of Decatur. About 13 minutes later, a 3.3 magnitude aftershock then struck.

NEWS 12 - 2018-12-12 10:26:00

Early morning 2-alarm fire on Wegman Parkway in Jersey City

Firefighters battled a stubborn two-alarm blaze at a multi-family home on Wegman Parkway Tuesday morning, made all tougher by the frigid temperatures. The fire appears to have started in the rear of the two-story, brick building at 111 Wegman Parkway, according to fire radio transmissions. It was in

NJ.COM - 2018-12-11 15:55:07

Man Pleads Guilty To Crash That Killed 2 Women In Hudson Valley

A woman looking at her possible wedding venue in the Hudson Valley and her friend were killed when a man crashed into a local home while allegedly driving high and drunk. On Tuesday in Orange County Court, 32-year-old Christopher Perrella of New Jersey pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide

HUDSONVALLEYPOST.COM - 2018-12-12 13:35:32

Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years After Implicating Trump in Hush-Money Scandal

President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen has been sentenced to prison for offenses, including paying women for their silence during the 2016 election. Here’s a look at how this could affect the president.Published OnMay 8, 2018CreditCreditChang W. Lee/The New York Times.

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-12-12 10:00:02

'The Voice' coaches sing a mashup of their hits with Jimmy Fallon

Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The Voice coaches Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson appeared on The Tonight Show to perform a medley of their biggest songs. The judges were joined by host Jimmy Fallon on Monday alongside The Roots and The Voice host Carson Daly. The group was featured

UPI - 2018-12-11 13:38:36

Former Jersey City resident’s 4 kids die in S.C. car crash; vigil planned here

A former Jersey City resident is bearing unspeakable tragedy after her family was decimated in a single instant. Jackie Brown, who now resides in Travelers Rest, South Carolina, lost her four children in a fatal car crash Friday, Dec. 7, according to The Greenville News.

NJ.COM - 2018-12-10 21:28:52

Feds: Jersey City man caused $1M in losses by using fake passports

A Jersey City man was arrested and charged for a scheme that allegedly caused $1 million in losses by using fake passports to open bank accounts into which he and others deposited phony IRS refund checks, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

HUDSONCOUNTYVIEW.COM - 2018-12-11 14:19:55

Child Rapist, Man Who Sold Child For Sex, Drug Dealers Among Those Under Murphy, Grewal Protection in New Jersey, Taken Out by ICE

TRENTON-New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Gurbir Grewal have effectively cut the U.S. Immigration and Customs department out of everyday life for police in New Jersey but a sweep last week details the types of criminals the hands-off directive will be safeguarding.

SHORENEWSNETWORK.COM - 2018-12-11 07:00:00