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7-year-old boy found dead in New Jersey home; Police searching for mother's boyfriend

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police are investigating the suspicious death of a child in New Jersey Monday morning. Authorities say a 7-year-old boy, identified by the family as Ayden Brown, was found unresponsive inside a home on Weequahic Avenue in Newark.


Passengers stuck on United flight in frigid cold for more than 14 hours

NEWARK, New Jersey — Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey, to Hong Kong were left stuck on the ground for more than 14 hours in frigid weather with a dwindling supply of food.


A mac and cheese fest is coming to N.J. and we’re already fasting in preparation

If you’re of the mind and stomach that there is no such thing as too much mac and cheese, a new event coming to Hoboken is a day of eating you won’t want to miss. The Hoboken Mac & Cheese Festival will be held on March 23, and will feature some of the most popular restaurants and bars in the city br


The Empanada Shop Expanding to Rutherford

The Empanada Shop, the “gourmet” empanada shop, will be opening a second location in Rutherford. Founded by Joni Caldera and Nelson Contreras in January, they began cooking empanadas together and sharing them with family & friends before they opened their first spot.


Bergen County Dad Left Job He Hated To Open Personal Training Biz -- And He's Killing It

Aaron Seaton was tired. And not in the fulfilling, gratifying kind of way. It was 2016 and he was working a job in architecture that took him to all corners of New York City, and then back home to New Jersey.


N.J. teacher killed in crash on Garden State Parkway

A Union County teacher described by a friend as “always happy, always smiling” died Sunday when the car she was driving crashed on the Garden State Parkway. Jessica Munoz, 30, of Rahway, was traveling north in the area of milepost 157.7 in Clifton when she struck a guardrail, went across the highway


Residents fight plans for Forest Street restaurant

Following months of back and forth with the Montclair Zoning Board of Adjustment and informal meetings with neighbors, developer Steven Plofker obtained approval in December to turn a 497 square foot empty social club into a space for retail, office or personal services uses. Uses exclude nail and h


5 New Belleville-Nutley Area Properties For Sale

BELLEVILLE-NUTLEY, NJ — Looking for a new house nearby, but tired of seeing the same old property listings over and over? Never fear! To keep you in the game, we've got an up-to-date batch of new listings nearby.


Bergen County Human Services Center Opened as Warming Center Today

HACKENSACK, NJ -- A Code Blue is in effect and the Bergen County Human Services Center at 120 S. River is open today to anyone needing to escape the cold. A person who answered the phone at the Human Services Center was unsure if the Code Blue would continue into tomorrow, but the building has capac


It’s Official, MetroCards Are Being Replaced This Spring

The little yellow plastic card that has accompanied you near and far is facing retirement. Mixed feelings are bound to be had, but a bright future for New York commuters is ahead of us.


1 dead, 1 injured after car crashes through wall in Hamilton Heights

HAMILTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- One person was killed and another injured when a car went out of control early Sunday and hit a retaining wall in Manhattan. It happened at about 4 a.m. on 155th Street and Riverside Drive in Hamilton Heights.


UPDATE: Man Who Jumped in Front of NJ Transit Train Allegedly Killed his Roommate before his Suicide in Garfield

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, the Garfield Police Department, and the New Jersey Transit Police Department are investigating the deaths of two males that occurred on Saturday.


Neighbor beat and stabbed woman in her apartment, police told

A Jersey City woman told police that a neighbor in her Reed Street building beat her and stabbed her inside her apartment, police said in radio transmissions. Jersey City police spokeswoman Ashley Manz said police responded to a call at 12:11 a.m. Monday and met with a woman who told them she was pu


Truck slams into subway station

NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - A tractor trailer disconnected from its cab and slammed into the entrance of a subway station in Manhattan on Monday. The crash occurred at West 23rd St. and Sixth Ave. just before 9 a.m.


HS Bowling: Aviators Place Sixth in Bergen County Tournament

HACKENSACK, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights bowling team took home sixth place in the Bergen County Tournament on Saturday morning at Bowler City in Hackensack. The tournament brackets Group 1 and Group 2 teams in one bracket (Group 3, Group 4 in the other) and is a good preview for coaches for their tea


2 hit with slew of charges after shoplifting incident spun out of control

Two Hudson County men were charged with a slew of offenses when they crashed a stolen car in Jersey City after a high-speed chase that started in Bayonne, police announced Monday.


Sources: Child’s Death Appears Suspicious In Newark

NEWARK (CBSNewYork) – Homicide investigators are looking into a child’s death in Newark. Authorities were called around 8:30 a.m. Monday to a home on Weequahic Avenue. Sources tell CBS2 the death appears to be suspicious.


Are you the lucky winner? $1M Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey

A $1 million Powerball ticket was sold in New Jersey, and someone is now a whole lot richer. According to the Powerball website, one player matched all five white ball numbers Saturday night.


Man wanted for hit-and-run that injured two women

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced Jan. 17 that Nester Marin-Romaldo, 35, of Elizabeth, is wanted for a hit-and-run that resulted in serious injuries to two female pedestrians as they were leaving a local


Two Arrested Following Robbery, Car Chase, Foot Pursuit

BAYONNE, NJ - A Thursday incident that began inside the Rite-Aid located at 1097 Broadway led a car and foot pursuit, two Bayonne police officers with minor injuries, and two men arrested.