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New York county to declare state of emergency amid measles outbreak
Rockland County, New York will declare a state of emergency today in response to an ongoing measles outbreak, according to multiple media reports. The state of emergency will go into place at midnight on Wednesday. Under the declaration, anyone who is unvaccinated and under the age of 18 will be bar
Murphy shelves his promised expansion of medical marijuana while leaders work on a new legal weed deal
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Fentanyl mill ended in Harrison: AG
Three men were arrested in the takedown of a major fentanyl and heroin mill in Harrison that distributed its narcotics in wax folds stamped with the same brand names that have been linked to 227 overdoses, including 84 deaths, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal March 21.
2 Missing In Newark: Boarding Home Resident, Homeless Man
NEWARK, NJ -- Newark authorities are asking for the public's assistance finding Yamil Gomez, 78, and Edil Hernandez-Torres, 35, both of Newark, who have each been reported missing in separate incidents.
FBI arrests sixth Paterson police officer in corruption investigation
The FBI arrested a sixth Paterson police officer on Tuesday morning as part of its corruption investigation, announced U.S. attorney Craig Carpenito. Daniel Pent, 32, of Paterson, is charged with conspiring to deprive individuals of civil rights under color of law. He is accused of unlawfully stoppi
NJ family bought 7 luxury cars after running million-dollar Ponzi scams
An adult son and parents from Bergen County have pleaded guilty to cheating investors out of millions of dollars through two investment scams. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal on Tuesday said the family defrauded many of their victims a second time after they were first busted.
Jersey City man arrested on drug charges after near head-on collision: police
A Jersey City man has been charged with numerous drug counts after he was involved in a collision while fleeing from sheriff’s officers Monday afternoon, authorities said. Michael J. Chisolm, 26. was charged with eluding, assault by auto, possession of drug paraphernalia and numerous drug offenses,
Police Release Photos of 3 Men Sought for Questioning in Edison Fatal Shooting
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Authorities today released photos of three men wanted for questioning in connection with the fatal shooting Saturday outside an Edison restaurant. Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey and Edison police Chief Thomas Bryan issued a joint statement requesting the public’s help i
Conversion Planned for Former Factory Near Lincoln High School, Jersey City
Every day, thousands of drivers and bus riders pass by the building at 568-572 Communipaw Avenue in Jersey City. With several windows boarded up, graffiti covering the rear portion of the structure, and weeds growing on the facade, it would not be immediately clear to passers-by what the history is
4 Crashes, 1 Fatal, Cause Closures On NJ Turnpike
A fatal crash partially closed the New Jersey Turnpike overnight, according to reports. The accident was among several that impacted the roadway on Tuesday morning. FOX29 reported that the crash involved a pedestrian north of Exit 6 in the Burlington County area sometime after midnight. All of the l
Vehicle stolen from Lakewood involved in pursuit
A vehicle stolen from a Lakewood resident was found after the alleged thief was spotted by Essex County police, and chased. At about 12:30 AM on Monday, a Lakewood resident phoned police reporting his vehicle was stolen. A report was taken and the vehicle was entered into the system.
Emergency Gas Line Repair In Bloomfield Affects Traffic: Police
BLOOMFIELD, NJ — A portion of West Passaic Avenue in Bloomfield was closed to traffic on Tuesday, March 26 due to an "emergency gas line repair," authorities said. According to the Bloomfield Police Department, the gas repair closed the westbound section of West Passaic Avenue to all traffic between
'Falling Hoboken Man' Died Of Cancer, Neighbors Say
A man captured falling down a set of Hoboken steps by Google Streetview was deep into a battle with terminal cancer at the time of the incident and has since passed away, News12 reports .
Wendy Williams & Husband Kevin Hunter: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Wendy Williams and her husband Kevin Hunter have been in the news a lot lately as rumors that Hunter has been having an affair are in full swing. In recent months, many people have been focused on Williams’ addiction treatment as she revealed that she’s been living in a sober house.
What’s next for legal weed in N.J.? Lawmakers are already planning the next vote.
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Big texting-while-driving crackdown will target N.J. drivers for most of April
Police around New Jersey will be cracking down on texting behind the wheel and other distracted driving as part of an enforcement campaign in April. Lasting through April 21, officials said the “high visibility law enforcement initiative” will target drivers talking on handheld cell phones and texti
Mysterious pile of sliced-up women’s clothes found in woods around N.J. neighborhood
When his wife and young daughter found a woman’s discarded clothing balled up in the woods near their Bergen County house on Monday, Dave Carota knew he had to call the police.
Kirk Frost’s Former Mistress Goes Off On Rasheeda After The ‘L&HH’ Star Throws Some Unnecessary Shade
The tea is still piping hot as one season, ends and another begins. Following the conclusion of Love & Hip Hop: New York, the new season of the Atlanta spin-off premiered last night and the episode already has fans buzzing.
Hoboken Woman Groped In Parking Garage: Police
HOBOKEN, NJ — Police charged a Hoboken man with aggravated criminal sexual contact, among other offenses, after he allegedly groped a woman and tried to kiss her in a parking garage last week, authorities said.
Missing 'Runaway' Boy From Newark Youth Shelter Found Safe: PD
NEWARK, NJ — A missing 11-year-old boy reported as a "runaway" earlier this week has been found safe, authorities said. On Tuesday, a Newark police spokesperson said that Yazir Finklea, 11, of Newark, has been located and is unharmed.