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Person struck, killed by train in northern New Jersey
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NJ Transit service delayed after tugboat strikes Portal Bridge
SECAUCUS, New Jersey (WABC) --New Jersey Transit service in and out of Penn Station New York is subject to delays after the Portal Bridge was struck by a tug boat.The incident was reported just after 1 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. NJ Transit said there could be up to 45-minute delays due to the incide
Hackensack police search for TD Bank branch robber
At around 9:30 a.m., the unidentified man, wearing a black hoodie and a black cap, was seen in surveillance footage at the TD Bank branch on River Street. Hackensack Police posted a still on Twitter.
Firefighters battle 2-alarm house fire in Paterson
NewsCopter 7's Shannon Sohn was over the scene in Paterson.PATERSON, New Jersey (WABC) --Firefighters battled a two-alarm house fire in New Jersey Monday.The fire broke out at about 5 p.m. at 48 Paterson Avenue in Paterson.It spread throughout the three-story residential building with flames shootin
Female Fatally Stabbed in Montclair on Monday, Police Confirm
Story developing....MONTCLAIR, NJ - Law enforcement officials have confirmed the fatal stabbing of a female victim in Montclair on Monday. The exact location and details surrounding the homicide have not yet been released.However, eyewitnesses reported seeing police bring someone in a body bag out o
Grilled Cheese Shop 'Melt Shop' Opens In Rockaway Mall
The shop is already open near the Sear's, and a grand opening celebration will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wyckoff Woman Drove Drunk On Route 208: Cops
WYCKOFF, NJ — A township woman was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after finding her driving erratically on Route 208 early Sunday morning, police announced.
NYPD: 29-Year-Old Manhattan Man Visiting Friends in Queens Struck, Killed by Hit-Run Driver
28-year-old Irving Duran of Queens has been arrested in connection with the deadly crash, police said A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a deadly hit-and-run in Forest Hills. Michael George reports. (Published 5 hours ago) A 29-year-old Manhattan man visiting friends in Queens wa
Woman stabbed to death in Montclair
A woman was stabbed to death in Montclair Monday.The woman was killed on Greenwood Avenue, according to spokeswoman Katherine Carter of the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. No further information was available Monday night.Akirah Townes of Orange was stabbed to deathabout a half-mile away in April.
Paterson mayor Sayegh wants nonprofits to make voluntary monetary contributions
Sayegh wants nonprofit groups, who pay nothing for municipal services except for sewer usage, to share some of the tax burden shouldered by homeowners. He proposed the idea on Thursday night, when his administration introduced a budget that will raise taxes on homeowners by 2-percent.
NJ Transit: Person fatally struck by train on Montclair-Boonton line, service suspended
Some trains have been temporarily discontinued or have changes of origin/destination for PTC installation. This impacts the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, Morris & Essex, Montclair-Boonton and Main-Bergen-Port Jervis lines. Service is expected to be completely restored by mid-January 2
Big Santa's party in Paramus just got bigger - food trucks and family tailgating event
Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus is reviving the iconic Big Santa decoration that stood in its parking lot every holiday season from the 1950s until the early 1980s. The mall is preparing as if a rock star was arriving. For a Thursday lighting and unveiling event, the mall plans to rope off a
19-Year-Old Dies Of Tumor, Woman Charged With Attempted Murder
BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — We get it. You're busy. Between work, family, and other obligations, it is easy to keep up with all that has been going on in and around Bergen County. Patch has you covered. Here is a recap of the top news stories this week.
Ex-drug dealer turns youth mentor in Jersey City
By Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey JournalJERSEY CITY— Frank Gilmore was nine years old when he was first arrested.It was Feb. 8, 1992 and Jersey City cops picked him up and charged him with defiant trespass, resisting arrest and terroristic threats.The charges were dropped that August, but it was
Stan Lee, dead at 95, reinvented the comic book industry
Like Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, the Hulk, Thor, Black Panther, Iron Man and dozens of other comic book heroes he created, co-created or launched, he seemed, after 95 years, indestructible.
NYC is expected to get its first snow of the season this week
Like a delayed train on a Monday morning or the harsh slap to the face by a tourist’s umbrella, the first snow of the season is unavoidable in NYC. Now, it’s looking like that day is finally set to arrive this Thursday. Hello darkness, my old friend.
NJ Bail Reform Strikes Again: Judges Frees Fair Lawn Woman Accused Of Shooting Man In Face
Sharese Peeples spent nine days in the Bergen County Jail before a judge ordered her release with conditions, pending further court action, under New Jersey's 2017 bail reform law.
Sheriff: Paterson drug dealer nabbed with 200 bags of heroin
Kwazier Murray, 20-year-old, was stopped in his Ford Fusion at the intersection of Governor and Carroll streets on Saturday. Strong smell of burnt marijuana emanating from the vehicle led Murray being ordered out of the car for a search.
Driver Flips Car In Nutley On 'Wet Pavement': Police
NUTLEY, NJ — A driver lost control of their car on a wet roadway and crashed last week, flipping the vehicle in the process. No injuries were reported, authorities said.
BREAKING ELIZABETH NJ: Car Crashes Into Dunkin Donuts in Elizabeth
Our early morning RLS Metro field team are on the scene of an incident where a car crashed into a building in Elizabeth a short time ago.We have made first information requests to the police department but according to preliminary reports from the ground crew, this happened in the 100 block of Elmor