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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

Source: Woman, 29, who died in Elm Park fire was squatter; candles probed as cause

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The 29-year-old woman who died in the Elm Park fire late Monday night was a squatter in the abandoned home, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation and the property owner. There was another male squatter in the three-story house, but he was able to make it ou

SILIVE.COM - 2018-03-20 16:48:49

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

Cops went to bar owner's home for domestic dispute - left with dozens of guns

The owner of a landmark bar in Elizabeth was busted with dozens of guns, including an assault weapon banned in New Jersey, after officers responded to an apartment for a domestic violence report last Friday, according to police documents. Racking a gun behind the door of his apartment, Michael Santo

NJ.COM - 2018-03-21 12:00:23

Snow Storm Forecast to Hit SOMA on Wednesday: Here are the Latest Updates, Closures and Cancellations

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - With a winter storm warning issued from the National Weather Service (NWS) from 6 a.m on Wednesday through 6 a.m. on Thursday, there are cancellations due to anticipation of heavy snow. The NWS is predicting 11 to 15 inches of snow accumulation and for travel to be "

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 22:24:00

Stolen Scotch Plains Car Found In Newark

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - A stolen Scotch Plains car was later found in Newark by township police. On March 13, a resident in the 1500 block of Ramapo Way reported the theft of their 2015 white BMW 435XI. The theft occurred at around 5:30 a.m., Scotch Plains Police report. The vehicle was found by Detecti

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:01:39

Cranford Schools Closed Wednesday Due To Snow

CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford Public Schools will be closed Wednesday, due to impending inclement weather. Union County College and Kean University are also closed on Wednesday. As many as 18 inches of heavy, wet snow could fall, creating the potential for power outages across the state. The double-wave s

PATCH - 2018-03-21 00:11:24

Former police officer wins $1.2M in racial discrimination trial

A jury has awarded a former Roselle police officer $1.2 million after finding the chief of the department violated civil rights and discrimination laws. Bradley Downing served 26 years on the Roselle Police Department androse to the rank of lieutenant. In 2013, Downing was eligible for a promotion t

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

'I have gun, will shoot to kill,' 7-time bank robber's note said

A man who pleaded guilty to robbing seven banks, attempting to rob another and attempting multiple carjackings carried a note with him, federal prosecutors said Monday. The note, which Plainfield man Marlon Peek handed to a teller at the TD Bank in Edison on March 17, 2015, read in part: "I have gun

NJ.COM - 2018-03-20 14:24:54

Winter Storm Warning in Effect until Thursday Morning

LINDEN, NJ - A winter storm warning is in effect from midnight Tuesday through early Thursday morning. According to the National Weather Service, heavy mixed winter precipitation transitioning to heavy snow is expected. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 16 inches and light ice accumulations are exp

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 15:22:00

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

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-19 19:24:14

Police Investigating Shooting on Routes 1and 9 in Elizabeth - Reward Being offered for Information

ELIZABETH, NJ - Police say they are still investigating a shooting that took place on a busy stretch of Routes 1 and 9 in Elizabeth sometime between 5:15 and 5:45 a.m. on Saturday morning and offering a reward for information. Authorities say, a 28-year-old Elizabeth man, was in critical condition

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-19 19:01:00

NJ marijuana legalization: Linden opposes recreational marijuana dispensary

LINDEN - No vote has been taken, but Mayor Derek Armstead has no interest in a marijuana dispensary in the city, unless it's strictly for medical use to reduce suffering of the ill. "Recreational (marijuana dispensary) use we are not interested in," said Armstead, noting that the city's Wood Avenue

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-20 17:51:35

Carteret PD Failed To Do Background Checks Issuing Gun Permits

CARTERET, NJ - The Carteret Police Department is being investigated by the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office for the way they issue gun permits. The Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office has learned that numerous permits to purchase firearms and/or Firearms Purchaser identification Cards (FPIC), i

PATCH - 2018-03-20 00:20:01

Essex County 911: Fatal Shooting|Underwear Assault|Rapper Arrest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Find out why those sirens were wailing. Check out these recent police, fire and EMS stories in Essex County (click headline to read). Bloomfield Fatal Shooting Is 2nd In As Many Months Joggers Find Woman's Body In Newark Lake (Do You Know Her?) Man In Underwear Assaults Livingston


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

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-19 18:18:20

Plainfield Man Admits to Armed Crime Spree of Bank Robberies, Carjackings, and Hostage

NEWARK, N.J. - According to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito, a Plainfield man admitted on Monday to robbing seven banks, and attempting to rob an eighth bank while brandishing a firearm; committing one carjacking and attempting to commit three additional carjackings; and taking a hostage at gunpoint w

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-19 20:46:00

Say what? Forecasters up snow projections for Staten Island Tuesday, Wednesday

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Weather experts are raising their snow projections for this week's storm. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch at 3:52 p.m. warning that "total wet snow accumulations of five to 11 inches" are possible Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening. Meanwhile, a

SILIVE.COM - 2018-03-19 19:34:30

Union Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Fatally Stabbing Father

UNION, NJ - The Union man accused of stabbing his father to death and setting the home on fire last May has been sentenced to 25 years in state prison, announced acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan on Monday. Jeffrey Adams, 21, must serve at least 85 percent of that term before the pos

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-19 18:39:00

Union County man gets 25 years for killing father

UNION COUNTY - A 21-year-old Union Township man has been sentenced to 25 years in state prison for the May 2017 fatal stabbing of his father. Jeffrey Adams was sentenced Friday by Union County Superior Court Judge William Daniel, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan. Adams

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-19 18:52:33