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HS football star who became deadly gangster will spend rest of his life in prison

Hamlet, a 41-year-old Belleville man also known as "C-Blaze," was one of more than five dozen gang members snared in an investigation that saw federal prosecutors turn Hamlet's friends against him with the threat of lengthy prison terms.

NJ.COM - 2018-09-19 17:05:00

Staten Island turning into naloxone nation (commentary)

Again, we don't know what caused the man to collapse. Here's the thing that struck me about the story: Someone in the store just happened to be carrying naloxone with them.It's a good indication of how things have changed on Staten Island, how deeply the heroin and fentanyl crisis has clawed its

SILIVE.COM - 2018-09-19 08:00:00

Moving NJ Transit train caught with door wide open

“As soon as the train crew became aware of the situation, the door was immediately closed and locked and the train was taken out of service when it arrived at its final destination of Penn Station New York,” said agency spokesman Jim Smith.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-09-19 22:41:37

Ready For Green Light? Draft Plan To Legalize Marijuana Set

LINDEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP)– Aftercampaign promises, wild speculation and political debate, a plan forward for legal weed in the Garden State now has a formal draft.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-09-19 19:21:59

N.J. grocery store owner admits $888K food stamps fraud scheme

Maria Teresa Venegas, of Newark, pleaded guilty to one count of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit fraud, the U.S. Attorney's Office for New Jersey said in a statement.

NJ.COM - 2018-09-19 07:12:00

Fourth EO homicide of 2018 coincides with crackdown on crime - Essex News Daily

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange suffered its fourth homicide of the year on Wednesday, Sept. 5, but police work by members of the East Orange Police Division resulted in the apprehension and arrest of a suspect that same day.

ESSEXNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-09-19 13:29:42

17-Year-Old Boy Shot Dead in Jersey City, Prosecutors Say

What to KnowA 17-year-old boy was shot dead in Jersey City Tuesday evening, prosecutors saidPolice found Jayden Fondeur, of Jersey City, unconscious with a gunshot wound to his neck around 6:25 p.m.Fondeur was taken to Jersey City Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-09-19 20:55:33

Man struck by hit-and-run driver in Bergen County dies of injuries

Giovanni Rivera, 42, was struck by an SUV that kept going in Garfield Monday night. Police continue to search for the driver and have released surveillance photos of the suspected vehicle.

NJ.COM - 2018-09-19 10:27:00

UPDATE: East Orange Man Charged with Murdering Orange Woman Found in Irvington Township

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens,II, and Irvington Police Director Tracy Bowers announced today that Darren Black, 37, of East Orange, has been arrested and charged with the murder of Shafeqah Cooper, 38, of Orange.Police say Cooper was killed on Aug. 17. The preliminary

RLSMEDIA.COM - 2018-09-18 13:58:13

2 N.J. towns are among the best places to live in U.S., new ranking says

While there is no shortage of complaints from New Jerseyans about thesky-high cost of livingor thestate being too crowded, two of the best places in the country to live are right here in the Garden State,according to Money magazine's annual list of the 50 Best Places to Live.

NJ.COM - 2018-09-18 14:52:00

Somerset County MS-13 Gang Member Admits Killing Man: Police

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — A Somerset County man and member of the MS-13 gang admitted to fatally shooting a Plainfield resident in 2011, authorities report.

PATCH - 2018-09-18 16:16:35

Overdose Deaths Rise To 67 This Year In Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The number of overdose deaths in Union County has risen to 67 and the number of police-administered naloxone has grown to 214 times this year, according to the prosecutor's office.

PATCH - 2018-09-18 16:59:13

Westchester DA to appeal overturned conviction of man who killed Rockland fugitive

Acosta-Sanchez was killed on Oct. 11, 2013. He had been staying at Carlson's summer cabin in Sparrowbush, near the Pennsylvania border.

LOHUD.COM - 2018-09-18 18:28:00

Newark Woman, 23, Has Been Missing For Weeks: Police

According to the Newark Department of Public Safety, Asheerah M. Thomas, 23, of Newark, was reported missing on Tuesday, Sept. 11. She was last seen around noon on Monday, Sept. 3 near the 100-block of Dayton Street.

PATCH - 2018-09-18 20:03:13

NJ Delivers Big Boost For Preschool In South Orange-Maplewood

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood Public School District (SOMA) will be among the state's largest beneficiaries of the first round of new Preschool Education Expansion Aid (PEEA), Governor Phil Murphy announced Tuesday.

PATCH - 2018-09-18 14:52:57

Clifton PD: Newark teen stole Bentley while getting gas in Garfield

"There's not many Bentleys," said Detective Lt. Robert Bracken, and fewer with gas nozzles attached.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-09-18 21:28:00

Heay Rain Causes Flooded Roads in South Orange on Tuesday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - These photos were taken showing the flooded area on west Third Street between The Mews and Gaslight Commons with vehicles driving through the deep water. The South Orange Police now have the area secured.South Orange Village President Sheena Collum wrote on her Facebook page: “Sou

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-09-18 14:49:00

Microburst Leaves Hundreds Without Power In Summit, N.J.

SUMMIT, N.J. (CBSNewYork) –A microburst uprooted trees and downed power lines Monday in Summit, New Jersey, leaving hundreds of customers in the dark.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-09-18 10:30:44

Man charged with murdering Bayonne resident in Jersey City

The manner of his death was deemed to be a homicide, said Suarez, who provided no information on a possible motive for the shooting.

NJ.COM - 2018-09-18 03:00:00

Wide Manhunt After 4 Shot At Cops In Chase Near Newark Airport

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