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Transformer fire closes Route 10 lanes in Parsippany

PARSIPPANY - A downed power line with a transformer fire temporarily closed most lanes of Route 10 during the morning commute. Eastbound Route 10 was reopened at 8:30 a.m., Officer Brian Conover said, but only one lane of westbound Route 10 was open at that time. Police were on the scene at 7:45 a.m

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-19 13:18:54

Glimpse of History: Irvington's singing dentist

Information from the Irvington Herald noted that the Irvington dentist, who tended exclusively to pediatric patients, had toys in her office and sang while she worked. If you would like to share a photo that provides a glimpse of history in your community, please call 973-836-4922 or send an email t

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 15:00:00

Shooter in Short Hills fatal carjacking gets 30 years

NEWARK - One of the three men who pleaded guilty in the 2013 fatal carjacking of a lawyer at The Mall at Short Hills was sentenced to 30 years in prison, a judge ruled Thursday. Hanif Thompson, 32, of Irvington, pleaded guilty to murder and unlawful possession of a weapon for in the death of 30-year

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-18 16:11:09

'Mellow' stray cat needs home

BELLEVILLE -- Cindy Lou Who is an adult female cat in the care of Dap's Animals. Found as a stray in East Orange, she jumped into her rescuer's car and started to purr. Cindy has been described by volunteers as a "mellow, very sweet girl who likes to be held." She has been spayed, is FIV/FeLV negati

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 13:00:00

Harsh words from union head as Indian Point strike deadline moved to midnight Thursday

With a midnight strike deadline looming, the head of a union representing hundreds of Indian Point workers on Thursday accused the nuclear power plant's owners of angling for a lockout. James T. Slevin, the president of the Utility Workers Union of America Local 1-2, said that if his members strike,

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-18 18:19:27

Brazen criminals pull guns on cops, steal Range Rover

Two Summit police detectives were held at gunpoint as they investigated a stolen luxury sport utility vehicle that was recovered in Irvington, officials said Thursday. The plainclothes detectives went to a tow yard Wednesday afternoon after a Range Rover taken earlier in Summit was brought to the sh

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 20:28:53

Turf for 'New Cold War' Shifts to Elections in Eastern Europe

During the Cold War, chess became symbolic of the superpower conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union. The game is still being played in Eastern Europe in the "New Cold War," but the battle pieces are now elections, economic sanctions, and even strong political pressure. The stakes ma

OBSERVER - 2018-01-19 11:30:21

Cold War-era nuclear fallout shelters are useless

NEW YORK - A generation of Americans knew just what to do in the event of a nuclear attack - or during a major false alarm, like the one over the weekend in Hawaii. Take cover in a building bearing a yellow fallout shelter symbol. But these days, that might not be the best option or even an option a

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-18 21:16:58

Altercation may have preceded Butler County jail suicide death

The Butler County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the suicide death of a Cincinnati woman found hanging in the county jail on Tuesday. Samantha Young, 21, who was in jail for a probation violation, died from hanging in the Hanover Street facility, according to the Butler County Coroner's O

JOURNAL-NEWS - 2018-01-19 17:35:12

Cincinnati Bengals Xtra: The free agents: Who stays, who goes?

Taking an individual look at the 10 Bengals unrestricted free agents, along with AJ McCarron, where they stand and our thought on the percentage chance the team brings them back. With estimations that the salary cap could rise another $10 million or more, once again the Bengals are in a position to

CINCINNATI.COM - 2018-01-19 14:45:53

Problem-plagued streetcar shuts down for weekend; city withholds $4 million in payments

CINCINNATI - Plagued by mechanical problems, the downtown streetcar has been pulled out of operation until at least Monday, and city officials revealed they are withholding $4 million in payments until the company that built it fixes it. "This is unacceptable," City Manager Harry Black said Thursday

WCPO - 2018-01-18 23:27:26

Federal government shutdown: What you need to know in Greater Cincinnati

What happens here in Greater Cincinnati when the federal government shuts down? Well, remember the last federal government shutdown in October 2013? No? You don't? Exactly. Unless you're a federal employee the shutdown is likely to have little effect on your daily life. The 16-day shutdown in 20

CINCINNATI.COM - 2018-01-19 15:01:28

Women's march returns to downtown Cincinnati on Saturday

Local leaders are gearing up for the Cincinnati Women's March, which will wend its way through Downtown at noon Saturday starting at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center plaza. Last year, a record 14,000 people met at Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine to make their voices heard, many fue

WCPO - 2018-01-19 11:02:36

Cincinnati Waldorf School plans to open high school in Mariemont this fall

MARIEMONT - Cincinnati Waldorf School officials say their plans to open a temporary high school in Mariemont this fall are the first steps toward realizing a long-held dream to offer education beyond the preschool through eighth-grade classes they currently offer in the village. Mariemont officials

CINCINNATI.COM - 2018-01-19 10:59:09

Come celebrate with Fiona the hippo at these Cincinnati parties

Fiona became the world's hippo when she was born six weeks premature at the Cincinnati Zoo. Today she's over 600 lbs., thriving and entertaining her many fans. Liz Dufour We've given each other Fiona gifts all year. T-shirts. Beer. Cookies. Calendars. Playing cards. Heck, we even wrapped those gif

CINCINNATI.COM - 2018-01-19 16:55:45

Vacant building burns in South Fairmount

Cincinnati fire officials are investigating the cause of an early morning blaze at a vacant South Fairmount building. Emergency dispatchers told fire crews they received several reports of flames at a three-story building at Westwood and Grand avenues. Firefighters found the blaze on the third floor

FOX 19 - 2018-01-19 12:10:05

Pennsylvania man killed after minivan crashes on I-81 in Kirkwood

A 56-year-old Pennsylvania man suffered a medical emergency and died Thursday after a crash on Interstate 81 in Kirkwood, according to Broome County Sheriff's deputies. Gasparo Mendicino, of Moscow, Pa., was pronounced deceased at UHS Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City. Deputies said he was drivi

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-01-19 16:14:09

Medical emergency blamed for PA man's death in I-81 crash

TOWN OF KIRKWOOD (WBNG) - According to the Broome County Sheriff's Office, a Pennsylvania man died after appearing to suffer a medical emergency while driving on Interstate 81. At approximately 6:28 p.m. Thursday, officials say a Broome Count Sheriff's deputy was dispatched to a car accident off of

WBNG-TV - 2018-01-19 19:13:00

Brozzetti's Pizza in Johnson City Catches on Fire

Johnson City Emergency Officials say a fire started at Brozzetti's Pizza, located at 72 Baldwin St., in the Village around 3:26 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16. Once on the scene, Authorities say they saw the flames burning through the roof near the chimney of the building. Fire crews located the fire

FOX 40 NEWS WICZ TV - 2018-01-18 05:01:00

Binghamton man gets 8 years in prison for shooting bar bouncer in the leg

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Although alcohol was believed to be a factor in a Binghamton bar shooting, a judge on Thursday decided there was no reason to sentence the convicted defendant to less than eight years in state prison. James Simpson, 40, pleaded guilty in Broome County Court to fel

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-01-18 15:08:52