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Trump declares New York Times 'enemy of the people'

President Trump on Wednesday labeled The New York Times "a true enemy of the people" one day after an extensive report detailed the ways in which he has sought to influence the investigations into his presidency and allies.


Jersey City councilman files charges against man accusing him of harassment

HOBOKEN — A municipal court hearing on a harassment charge filed against Jersey City Council President Rolando Lavarro was postponed Wednesday because Lavarro has filed competing charges against the complainant.


Here's How Snow Forecast Is Impacting Hoboken

HOBOKEN, NJ — As New Jersey battens down amid a state of emergency, and weather forecasters call for a winter snowstorm on Wednesday, Hoboken officials are making their own preparations.


35-year-old Jersey City woman charged with 6 counts of Burglary Attempt in Bayonne

Juanita Washington of Jersey City was taken into custody at 0937 hours after she was attempting to gain entry into multiple parked vehicles between Avenue B and C on 51st st, a report says.


2 teens charged in strong-armed robbery on Jersey City street

Two 17-year-olds have been charged with robbing a man on West Side Avenue in Jersey City, a police spokeswoman said. The two boys, along with a woman or girl, were captured in surveillance camera footage on Feb. 10 committing a strong-armed robbery on West Side Avenue near Clarke Avenue, Jersey City


Jersey City council approves new cop contract

JERSEY CITY — A new contract with the city’s roughly 700 police officers received nearly unanimous approval by the City Council last week, ending one dispute between the Fulop administration and the city’s police force.


New York Weather: 2/20 CBS2 Wednesday Morning Forecast

The snow will arrive around midday in NYC, earlier south…and later north and east. We’re not talking about a huge storm, but inland/western NJ could see 3-5″+ before rain rushes in and warms the entire area. NYC is in 1-3″ range for now. If we start snow earlier, the numbers go up, but the rain will


Woman dies after being found unresponsive on North Bergen street

Authorities are investigating the death of a woman who was found lying unresponsive on a North Bergen street Sunday night, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. The woman, 34-year-old Darlene Westbrook, was found on 43rd Street near Tonnelle Avenue at 8:15 p.m. after North Bergen police recei


3 dead in multi-vehicle crash on Route 23 in New Jersey; Driver revived with Narcan, sources say

WAYNE, New Jersey (WABC) -- Three people died in a multi-vehicle crash in New Jersey that was apparently caused by a driver under the influence of drugs, sources said. It happened just before 9 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Route 23, at New York Avenue, in Wayne Tuesday morning.


Hudson drug-trafficking ringleader to be sentenced Feb. 20

A Hudson County drug network ringleader who had $249,000 in drugs and cash when he was arrested will be sentenced Wednesday, authorities confirmed. Rayfeal Roman pleaded guilty in August to a federal charge of conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a s


RUMOR: Jets expected to have conversation with Steelers regarding Antonio Brown trade

Antonio Brown is officially on the market, and one of the most talent-needy teams in football is expected to inquire with the Pittsburgh Steelers about a potential trade. But are the New York Jets willing to pony up the dough it would take to acquire the six-time Pro Bowler if they are not one of hi


Amtrak modifies Keystone Service due to weather

NEW YORK (AP) - Amtrak is modifying its Keystone Service between New York and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, because of the impending winter storm. On Wednesday, Trains 647 and 651 will terminate in Philadelphia. Train 656 will originate in Philadelphia and Train 620 is canceled.


Taqueria Team Officially Opens Los Cuernos in Downtown Jersey City

After working out of a smaller storefront at the foot of Grove Street for the last 13 years, a local Mexican restaurant just kicked off their latest endeavor at a massive space in Jersey City that’s just off the Hudson River.


88-Year-Old Woman in New Jersey Struck by Her Own Car as Vehicle Rolls Into Nearby Lake

An 88-year-old woman in New Jersey was hospitalized Wednesday morning after her own car rolled backwards and struck her, authorities say. According to the Harding Police Department, the victim accidentally left the car "not in park" prompting it to roll backwards and hit her on the side.


Mother Charged With Killing New Jersey Toddler Doesn't Show for Court, Attorney Claims Postpartum Depression

A New Jersey mother who police say told them she fatally struck her toddler son because he wouldn't "eat nor listen to her" will remain jailed until her murder trial. A judge issued the ruling Tuesday during a court hearing that Nakira Griner was due to attend. But her attorney, Kim Schultz, said th


50 Cent Unloads On “Get The Strap” NYPD Cop W/ Personal Pics: “I Run S**t Around Here”

New York rapper 50 Cent isn’t done with his sudden NYPD war by a long shot. The hip-hop veteran has continued to fuel his issues with alleged dirty cop Emanuel Gonzalez. Over the past few hours, Fif has gone in-in on EG with a slew of savage Instagram posts.


Knicks fan makes video of Warriors’ Kevin Durant, Celtics’ Kyrie Irving to Mario’s ‘Let Me Love You’

A lot of buzz has been generated by the possibility of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving teaming up this summer. With the ability to sign two players to max contracts in the offseason, the New York Knicks seem the likely destination for the potential duo. As they should be, Knicks fans remain excited ab


NYC Subway Train Drags Man to His Death

(Newser) – Commuters packed onto a subway platform at New York City's Grand Central Terminal witnessed a horrifying scene Tuesday as a man was snagged by a moving train and dragged into a tunnel. The unidentified 39-year-old was walking on the yellow caution line on the edge of the platform around 7


Gas station owners want judge to toss new Jersey City biz district

JERSEY CITY — The owners of a Kennedy Boulevard gas station want a judge to throw out the city’s new West Side business district, saying the district was created improperly.


Pegasus Enterprises Sues Jersey City Over 100 Colden Street Development

Yet another lawsuit involving Jersey City was filed last week in Hudson County Court, this one by a developer claiming the city is violating their civil rights by refusing to hear changes they’ve submitted to an already-approved project.