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2 NYPD officers die in crash on officer's wedding night

Michael Colangelo, 31, of Huntington Station and Martinez, 39, of Hauppauge, were pronounced dead at the scene.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-05-21 13:49:38

$150K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Watchung

WATCHUNG, NJ — It may have not been the Powerball jackpot, but a ticket sold in Somerset County claimed a third-tier prize winning $150,000.

PATCH - 2018-05-21 16:15:02

Close to 700 Riders Take to the Streets for 15th Annual Tour de Elizabeth

This year’s tour that is open to all ages, was a 15-mile recreational tour of the City of Elizabeth’s historic neighborhoods, beginning and ending at City Hall.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-05-21 15:10:00

N.J. teens shot guns this weekend and thought it was 'really cool'

"I always wanted to shoot a gun since I was a kid," said Sebastion, who at 14 years old arguably still is one.

NJ.COM - 2018-05-21 09:53:00

Nonprofit Helps Ex-Inmates In Newark Find Jobs, Stay Out Of Jail

Since opening their office at Greater Newark Conservancy, the New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC) has managed to help more than 1,000 formerly incarcerated people get their lives back on track and move towards a brighter future.

PATCH - 2018-05-21 11:00:00

Arrest made after man stabbed to death in front of a cop

Authorities identified the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene at 4 a.m., as Justin Parker, 35, of Paterson.

NJ.COM - 2018-05-20 16:31:00

South Orange-Maplewood BOE President Responds to Questions Related to Board Member Traffic Stop - The Village Green

“To the extent that the Village Green or other publications arepublishing statementsby other Board members that discuss matters that are privileged or subject to confidentiality laws that require matters to be discussed in executive session, I would caution that those statements may themselves be vi

VILLAGEGREENNJ.COM - 2018-05-21 16:59:51

Former Perth Amboy top cop gets July trial date

Piscataway Police Office Todd Ritter, who was charged with assaulting a suspect, seen in a dash cam video provided by the Middlesex County Prosecutor's. This video has been edited to remove profanity.Nick Muscavage/Staff Video

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-05-21 16:30:00

Winning $315M Powerball lottery ticket sold at N.J. ShopRite

Two winning tickets for $150,000 prizes and four for $50,000 prizes also were sold in the state, the lottery said. A total of 43,427 players in the Garden State won smaller prizes that range from $4 to $200.

NJ.COM - 2018-05-20 17:57:00

Bayonne Bridge New York-Bound Lanes to Close Monday Night

To receive real time traffic updates, travelers should register for Bridge and Tunnel AlAlerts at www.paalerts.com, call 511 or visit www.511NY.org or www.511NJ.org.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-05-21 11:50:00

$150K Lotto Ticket Sold In Edison

EDISON, NJ — A $150,000 Powerball lottery ticket was sold in Edison last week, lottery officials said.

PATCH - 2018-05-21 16:10:33

DEVELOPING ELIZABETH NJ: Gunfire Kills Man in Elizabeth

There is a homicide investigation underway as Union County authorities investigate a shooting that left a man dead in Elizabeth overnight.According to preliminary reports from authorities, the overnight shooting happened near a gentleman's club in the 400 block of Spring Street at around midnightRep


Woman And Her 7-Year-Old Son Found Dead After Jumping From The Top Floor Of A NYC Hotel

Stephanie Adams, 47, jumped with her son, Vincent, from the top floor of the Gotham Hotel around 8:15 a.m., reported theNew York Post.


Essex County Narcotics Sweep Nets A Dozen Suspects

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, along with local, state and federal agencies, executed seven search warrants this week in Newark, Eas


Newark man given 22-year sentence for kidnapping, sexual asault of Rutgers student

Michael Knight, 40, of Newark must serve at least 85 percent of his sentence before he is eligible for parole, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement today.


New Jersey officers accused of harassing fellow cops with sex toy suspended

MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J. — In a recent lawsuit filed, three cops at the Mountainside Police Department in New Jersey are accused of several acts of harassment, including one caught on camera involving a sex toy.


Off-duty cop at Burger King shoots at would-be carjackers

He got out of his vehicle, identified himself as a police officer and tried to intervene, Fennelly said.


South Orange Trustees Voted Unanimously to Notify BOE President of Board Member Traffic Stop - The Village Green

In thevideo, Lawson-Muhammad identifies herself to the police officer as a member of the Board of Education, mentions South Orange Village President Sheena Collum by first name and refers to the South Orange police chief as a “skinhead.”


Superintendent finalists share their vision for Newark schools

Newark Public Schools Superintendent Candidates Sito Narcisse, Andres Alonso, InterimSuperintendent Robert Gregory and Assistant Superintendent Robert Leon speaking at a forum Friday.Credits: Heather Kays


2 men shot multiple times in Jersey City, sources say

The shooting occurred at about 4 a.m. on Neptune Avenue, between Kennedy Boulevard and Romar Avenue, according to Joe Shine, a freelance photographer who was on the scene.