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Dad in murder-suicide tried to get back with mother of slain baby

Terrance Briggs (left) went on a murderous rampage before killing himself Wednesday morning.Facebook; Gabriella Bass The killer Brooklyn dad was drinking Hennessy and tried to get back with the mother of his slain daughter before going on a murderous rampage and committing suicide, sources told The

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-15 19:29:15

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Chatham Borough to Hold Open Public Meeting on Post Office Plaza Development 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 in Boro Hall

CHATHAM, NJ - The planner for the redevelopment of Post Office Plaza will give a presentation on the feedback he has received from "public outreach" and review of the "draft" plan at a special public meeting set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 at Chatham Borough Hall, 54 Fairmount Ave. The Chatham Boro

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-16 16:39:00

4 teens, including escapee, arrested with stolen car: police

Four teens, including one who had escaped from a Newark detention facility, were arrested Wednesday when police found them in a stolen car on Audubon Avenue, authorities said. Sheldon Mays, 18, of Jersey City, two 17-year-olds and a 16-year-old were all charged with receiving stolen property, Jersey

NJ.COM - 2018-03-16 15:58:23

N.J. man lured undercover '13-year-old.' Now he's going to prison.

A Morris County man who set up an encounter with an undercover detective posing as a 13-year-old girl after placing an ad on Craigslist was sentenced to three years in state prison Friday, authorities said. Robert Elmi, 64, of Gillette.OAG Robert Elmi, 64, spent weeks texting and e-mailing with the

NJ.COM - 2018-03-16 20:23:59

Wendy's Set to Replace Former Burger King on North Avenue in Garwood

GARWOOD, NJ - Fast food connoisseurs who mourned the loss of Burger King on North Avenue in Garwood can rejoice - the Garwood Planning Board confirmed that a Wendy's will take its place. The existing building will be kept in place, but renovations are planned, according to Adele Lewis, secretary for

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-16 20:07:00

'Nobody Will Hear Our Voices if We Are Silenced Behind Walls': Students, Parents Critical of District's Handling of Summit Middle School Walkout

SUMMIT, NJ - Students and parents alike, with one exception, voiced their disagreement -- during the public comment section of last night's Board of Education Meeting -- with how the Summit Public School District handled the March 14 school walkout at Summit's Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-16 15:31:00

Truck accident closes Route 80 ramps to Route 287

An overturned truck has closed the busy eastbound Route 80 exit ramp to both directions of Route 287 in Parsippany. The New Jersey Department of Transportation said that the accident occurred about 5:20 a.m. Related delays are building up on Route 202 at 6:25 a.m. Check back for updates to this sto

DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-15 10:33:34

School administrator busted for threatening 4-year-olds with a knife

Adetokunbo O. AkinnasoOffice of the Union County Prosecutor An administrator at a New Jersey pre-school was busted this week for threatening two 4-year-old students with a knife as a form of punishment, according to prosecutors and a local report. Adetokunbo O. Akinnaso who served as an administrat

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-15 14:21:53

Things to do and see in Morris County this week

Parsippany Mayor Michael Soriano presided over swearing in ceremonies for Police Chief Andrew Miller and Capt. Thomas Carney on March 15, 2018. William Westhoven/Dailyrecord.com. William Westhoven The GFWC Woman's Club of Denville/Rockaway is collecting Easter baskets items for children ages 3 to 8

DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-15 22:51:47

Students in Newark walk out to protest gun violence

Newark, N.J. - Students across New Jersey took part in Wednesday's nationwide walkout to demand action against gun violence, though some school districts did threaten to suspend kids for participating. In Newark, district officials not only supported the students' demonstration but participated in w


4 fatally shot, including child, in Brownsville, Brooklyn apartment

Four people were found fatally shot in an apartment in Brownsville, Brooklyn Wednesday morning. The victims were found in an apartment on Thatford Avenue just after 5 a.m. One of the victims is said to be a child. Police are preliminarily investigating the deaths as a triple murder suicide. Four peo


400 CHS students take part in National School Walkout

THE CHATHAMS - More than 400 students at Chatham High School participated in the National School Walkout protest against gun violence Wednesday, March 14. The event marked the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where 17 students and


4 Shoplifting Incidents, 3 Arrests Made In Watchung

WATCHUNG, NJ - A total of 4 shoplifting incidents were reported at Watchung stores including three arrests for shoplifting, drugs and warrants, according to the police blotter. Watchung Police Blotter: On March 5 a 1:56 p.m.: Kohl's on Route 22 West reported a shoplifter fled from the store with mer

PATCH - 2018-03-15 20:30:00

9 indicted as state busts up major North Jersey cocaine ring

Nine members of a major cocaine ring operating out of Paterson have been indicted following an eight-month investigation that turned up cocaine, opiates, guns and cash, authorities said Tuesday. Eight suspects have been identified and investigators continue to look for a ninth who cut and packaged c


34-year-old gunned down in Newark's 3rd homicide in 24 hours

A 34-year-old Newark man fatally shot Tuesday morning is the city's third homicide in 24 hours. In a statement, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office and Newark Department of Public Safety said police officers found Willie Jackson unresponsive and suffering from apparent gunshot wounds when they arri


1 of 3 fugitives sought in 7-county drug bust surrenders

One of three fugitives named in a massive drug bust in Ocean County that led to 29 arrests in seven different counties surrendered Monday. Akera Lewis, 27, of Newark. Akera Lewis, 27, of Newark, was arrested after she turned herself in and was charged with heroin possession and distribution. Her att


Three men and a one-year-old girl found shot to death in Brooklyn 'triple murder-suicide'

Four family members - including a one-year-old baby girl - were found shot to death in a Brooklyn apartment early Wednesday morning. Law enforcement sources told the New York Daily News that there was no sign of forced entry into the fourth-floor apartment and that they suspect the deaths might be


South Orange Middle School Students Share Their Experiences Participating in the National Walkout on Wednesday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Many South Orange Middle School (SOMS) students participated in the National School Walkout on Wednesday. The walkout began about 10 a.m., and while most SOMS students returned to school around 10:35 a.m., some students continued to protest, marching and chanting outside the schoo

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-15 12:17:00

$1M cargo theft ring 'took everything they could get their hands on,' police say

Officials at the State Police say they've dismantled a million-dollar cargo theft ring operating up and down the New Jersey Turnpike, arresting 11 men and recovering 16 loads of stolen cargo. "They took everything they could get their hands on," Col. Patrick Callahan, the head of the State Police, s