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Man Kicked 78-Year-Old Lady On Subway For Threatening His Family, Fiancée Claims

The fiancée of a Yonkers, New York, man, who was arrested Saturday for attacking a 78-year-old homeless woman on a Bronx train, said the attack took place after the woman threatened to stab them.


BREAKING IRVINGTON NJ: Gunfire Kills Man in Irvington Township Neighborhood

There is an active crime scene established and investigation hats being lead by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office in a neighborhood in Irvington Township as detective attempted to to determine the motive behind a shooting that left a man dead this afternoon.


Union County Offers Free Area Scrap Metal, Hazardous Waste Recycling

ELIZABETH, NJ - Countywide scrap metal recycling drop-off locations will be open twice a month beginning on April 4, at the service yard in Rahway River Park and at the Emergency Services Building in Cranford.


Michael Corleone's house from The Godfather could be yours for £1 million

Fans of The Godfather can live like the Corleone crime family as one of the film's iconic homes is up for sale for £1m. Located on Staten Island, New York, the Tudor-style home was famous as the residence of Michael Corleone, played by Al Pacino.


Donald Trump's legal troubles not over after Mueller report

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump may be reveling in what he sees as "complete and total exoneration" from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, but his legal perils are far from over.


Scutari legislation could cost Mayor Ras Baraka $50,000

Mayor Ras Baraka was recently awarded a $50,000 pay raise by Newark’s council that’s retroactive to July 1, 2018, but he could lose that money if Gov. Phil Murphy signs legislation proposed by state Sen. Nicholas Scutari.


11-year-old boy missing in Newark, NJ

NEWARK, NJ — An 11-year-old boy was reported missing in Newark on Sunday, officials said. Yazir Finklea was last seen shortly before 12:40 p.m. in the 200-block of Broadway, Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said.


Union's Diane Zinkowicz Becomes an Advocate for Union County Youth

Elizabeth, NJ — A Union woman was one of more than two dozen volunteers to be sworn in by Superior Court Judge Richard Wischusen to advocate for Union County youth removed from home due to abuse, neglect or abandonment and placed in foster homes or residential facilities.


Report: Votes for legal marijuana in New Jersey could fall short Monday

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- New Jersey legislators will vote Monday on a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the Garden State. As of Saturday, Governor Phil Murphy and other top Democrats were scrambling for the remaining votes needed in order to pass a bill that Murphy has said he would si


Three Men Accused of Using Counterfeit Cash

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Police arrested a trio accused of passing counterfeit money in Luzerne County. Lahmel Cephas of Wilkes-Barre and Armani Allen and Dvine Allen, both from Brooklyn, New York, are charged after investigators say they went on a counterfeit spree in New York, New Jersey, and


2 firefighters injured battling suspicious fire in Jersey City; woman taken into custody for questioning

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Two firefighters were injured Sunday as they battled a suspicious fire at a Jersey City home, police said. A call for the Clinton Avenue fire came in around 4:20 p.m., officials said. The first floor, second floor and roof area of building were on fire.


Prosecutor’s office investigating dead woman’s body found in Jersey City park

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a dead woman’s body that was found in the lake of Lincoln Park in Jersey City early this morning and are releasing few other details at this time.


Mafia-imposed death penalty a likely sentence for Staten Island suspect in murder of Gambino boss Frank Cali

It’s Mob Justice 101, and there are no appeals: The unsanctioned killing of a Mafia boss carries the death penalty. The long-standing organized crime maxim is bad news for the life expectancy of Anthony Comello, the suspect jailed in the Staten Island shooting death of Gambino family head Frank (Fra


Feeding an expiring meter has never been easier in some NJ towns

Quarters are so last century. Even the option of inserting your card into a parking meter isn't advanced enough for some New Jersey towns. A growing number of municipalities are linking their meters with an app you download to your phone, to hopefully avoid headaches for everyone.


Warning of Deadly Drugs Proliferating in Bergen County

In response to New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal’s announcement Friday regarding the takedown of a major fentanyl and heroin drug mill in Hudson County, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo has issued a warning about potentially deadly narcotics in the local area.


Queens suicide-by-cop suspect taunts officers over lousy shooting

A suicidal man who wanted to be killed by cops taunted officers in Queens on Sunday when they shot at him eight times and failed to kill him — saying, “I should’ve done this in Texas, they shoot better,” sources said.


2 $1 Million Powerball Tickets Sold in New York

Two second-prize winning tickets worth a $1 million each were sold in New York for Saturday night's Powerball drawing. No one hit the $625 million jackpot, though, so it rises to a massive $750 million for the Wednesday, March 27 drawing.


Car Drives Off Rt. 22, Flips And Lands On Parked Car: Top News

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — It's been a busy third week of March and staying on top of all the local news can be tough. No worries, we have put together the top stories of the week for Somerset County.


Robbery Ends in Stabbing of Teen in Harrison

A Saturday evening stabbing that occurred in The Town of Harrison sent a teenaged adult male to the hospital and now has police investgiating. According to a public information request that was answered by police officials in Harrison, the incident happened at approximately 6 p.m., where Harrison Po


Union Police Provide Update on Route 22 Robbery

UNION, NJ - In an ongoing investigation of a robbery that occurred at the Route 22 Wal-Mart location on March 12, Union Police Detective Robert Kiselow's ongoing investigation has eliminated one of the suspects as having committed the crime in Union.