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1 dead after fatal Newark crash during nor'easter

NEWARK, NJ - A man was killed in a collision in Newark Wednesday, officials said. Nafis Majette, 32, was a passenger in a car that was struck by a stolen vehicle, Newark's public safety director said. Two men in a stolen Audi slammed into the car Majette was in around 2 p.m. A parked snow plow was h

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-22 01:07:56

Newark Gets $103K Rebate From PVSC (Here's Why)

NEWARK, NJ - Newark was among several New Jersey towns that received thousands of dollars in rebates from the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission's Municipal Rebate Incentive Program. According to the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC), here's why Newark got its $103,741 payday:"All constructi

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

How much snow did North Jersey get Wednesday?

The forecast called for upwards of a foot of snow in parts of North Jersey Wednesday. Whether it hits those projections remains to be seen. As of 6 p.m. here's how much snow some parts of the region got as the snow continues to fall: Westwood: 5.1 inches Elmwood Park: 5 inches Ridgewood: 4.8 inches

DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-21 22:17:55

UPS employee charged with stealing sneakers worth $1,160: police

SECAUCUS -- A UPS employee was charged with stealing three pairs of sneakers valued at more than $1,100 from the package delivery company's facility in Secaucus, police said. Secaucus police responded to UPS on County Avenue at 7:48 a.m. on March 15 and arrested Halif Bryant, 41, of Jersey City, Sec

NJ.COM - 2018-03-21 18:33:18

Murder case dropped against man imprisoned for 22 years

NEW YORK (AP) - Prosecutors dropped charges Wednesday against a New York man who spent 22 years in prison for a double killing before new witnesses came forward and his conviction was overturned. The decision came after a judge had already overturned Calvin Buari's conviction and freed him in May. N

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2018-03-21 20:15:53

State authorities seek help identifying body found in Newark lake

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -Authorities are seeking help from the public in identifying a woman whose body was found floating in a New Jersey lake on March 3. Two joggers noticed the body in Newark's Weequahic (wee-KWAY'-ick) Park on March 3. The Essex County prosecutor's office says the woman is between fiv

WESTMILFORDMESSENGER.COM - 2018-03-21 20:00:00

4 Kilos Of Drugs Found During Paramus Traffic Stop: Prosecutor

PARAMUS, NJ - Authorities found 3 kilograms of heroin and 1 kilogram of cocaine hidden in a vehicle during a traffic stop in the borough Monday, acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced. Candido Tomasini, 35, and Maribel Roman, 40, were arrested after they were stopped and authorities f

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:51:57

Dancer for Jay-Z and Beyonce who 'raped a drunk 17-year-old girl as she drifted in and out of consciousness in a New York hotel' pleads guilty to a lesser charge and is released

Bijan Williams, 34, was arrested in July of last year for alleged rapePolice arrested him after a girl, 17, alleged that he got her drunk and raped herGirl said she drifted in and out of consciousness after a night of heavy drinkingWhen she woke up at 3am, Williams was raping her, she told policeCop

DAILY MAIL - 2018-03-21 23:14:37

NJ nor'easter: What to know for Wednesday's storm

If you hit the road after a snowstorm only to find your car shaking at higher speeds, you may not need a mechanic. Car guru John Paul offers an explanation. Wochit Once again a substantial snowstorm is gracing North Jersey with its presence Wednesday. Here's what to know about the latest nor'easter

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-21 08:53:51

Snow Update: Heaviest Snow to Begin Later Wednesday Evening

ELIZABETH, NJ - As the snow begins to accumulate this evening, DPW Crews will continue to plow the streets. Police urge everyone to park off the roadway whenever possible and never on a posted snow route when the roadway is covered with snow. According to AccuWeather, the heaviest snow will begin af

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-21 22:44:00

NYC Nor'easter: Latest Storm Expected To Be Worst Of Winter

NEW YORK, NY - Latest forecasts predict the fourth winter storm in just three weeks could be the worst of the season, with up to 18 inches of snow now expected and wind gusts with the potential to bring tree limbs crashing to the ground. The National Weather Forecast overnight increased the amount o

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:29:56

Nor'easter Could Bring Up to 18 Inches of Snow to New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio warned New Yorkers that there could be up to 18 inches of snow in the city starting Wednesday afternoon and into the evening rush hour-and urged them to get home as soon as possible. The most recent National Weather Service forecast anticipates 12 to 18 inches of snow accumulati

OBSERVER - 2018-03-21 19:20:58

Teachers not happy after Hot 97 host slams Jersey City schools as 'trash'

JERSEY CITY -- Teachers are not happy with the host of a popular morning radio show after he slammed the Jersey City school district and its educators last week, calling the city's school system "trash." During Hot 97's "Embro in the Morning" show on Friday, host Ebrohim "Ebro" Darden was critical o

NJ.COM - 2018-03-20 21:58:57

New York City Schools Will Be Closed Wednesday Ahead of Nor'easter: De Blasio

New York City schools will be closed Wednesday, Mayor de Blasio announced Tuesday. The mayor announced that classes wouldn't be in session as the city prepares for the fourth nor'easter to hit the region in the month of March. This one, according to Storm Team 4, could wallop the five boroughs with

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-20 21:42:03

NYC might get nearly a foot of snow from another nor'easter

ZUMAPRESS.com On the first day of spring, the fourth nor'easter in a month is barreling toward the Big Apple, where it is expected to dump as much as 10 inches of snow and disrupt travel Wednesday. A winter storm warning is in effect from midnight Wednesday until 8 a.m. Thursday, with heavy snow and

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-20 13:42:42

Montclair man swung dog by leash through the air into a tree, police charge

A Montclair man was charged with animal cruelty after he swung a dog on a leash through the air and into a tree, according to police. The 40-pound mixed-breed dog had blood on its head but did not appear to be seriously injured by Lawrence Athill, 64, on Eagle Rock Way Sunday, according to Lt. David

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-20 21:32:46

Single mom booted from NYCHA home for missing one court date

Robert Miller A single working mom to two, first-generation college students is about to lose her longtime public housing apartment for missing a single hearing date after she fell behind on rent. Alba Rosa, a home health aide, has lived at the King Towers Houses on Lenox Avenue in Harlem for 12 yea

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-21 00:05:57

NYC Subway worker dies after falling 20 feet while picking up trash on tracks

Lucas Jackson/Reuters A New York City MTA worker died Thursday morning after falling 20 feet while picking up debris at the 125th St. station. "Unfortunately, even though the emergency services worked really hard, they tried CPR, they really did try valiantly to save him, he unfortunately passed abo

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-20 13:22:00

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t


Authorities in New Jersey Seek Help Identifying Body Found in Lake

Authorities are seeking help from the public in identifying a woman whose body was found floating in a New Jersey lake. Two joggers noticed the body in Newark's Weequahic Park on March 3. The Essex County Prosecutor's Office says the woman is between five feet and five feet, five inches tall and wei