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Man charged with beating up his own son on city street: police

Almalik Hogan, 29, appears in court in Jersey City on Tuesday, March 22, 2018, on charges he beat up his juvenile son on the street. JERSEY CITY -- A 29-year-old Jersey City man has been charged with telling his ex-girlfriend and their son to scram and then beating the boy up on the street in a 5-m

NJ.COM - 2018-03-24 13:45:25

NYC babysitter gets 100 years to life for raping two kids, recording the assaults

A Manhattan babysitter who raped two children and recorded the sick crimes will spend 100 years to life behind bars. Milton Narvaez, 36 was sentenced in Manhattan Supreme Court on Friday. Narvaez molested a 6-year-old boy over a period of six years, beginning in February 2008. His other victim,

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-24 03:57:08

Man killed by NJ Transit train in Paterson

Rallies against gun violence, a chocolate competition and a busy weekend for Justin Timberlake fans - all in "7 things to know in New Jersey this weekend." John C. Ensslin A man was killed when he was struck by a train in Paterson Friday. Around 4:20 p.m. a train from Hoboken heading to Waldwick hi

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-23 21:29:31

FBI Nabs Wanted Fugitive In Newark After 16 Years On The Lam

NEWARK, NJ - FBI agents apprehended a wanted fugitive in Newark on Friday who has spent almost 16 years evading law enforcement. Steven Nacim, 50, was charged with wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, bank fraud, and conspiracy to commit bank fraud. The total amount of the alleged fraud come

PATCH - 2018-03-23 16:10:42

Man gets 16 years for killing innocent bystander during shootout

JERSEY CITY - A 21-year-old Jersey City who accidentally shot an innocent bystander in the back of the head during a shootout was sentenced to 16 years in prison today. James Wheeler pleaded guilty to the aggravated manslaughter of Larry Darnell Freeman, 50, who was shot on Sackett Street between A

NJ.COM - 2018-03-23 20:00:34

Elizabeth Man Gets Prison for Alcohol-Fueled Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run That Killed Newark Man

An Elizabeth man who was driving drunk on the night he struck and killed a pedestrian in Linden last year before fleeing the scene has been sentenced to eight years in state prison for the crime, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Friday. Officials said Eduardo Perez, 34, m

RLSMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-23 20:34:39

Students Lead March for Our Lives Rally in Maplewood on Saturday

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Student activists from Columbia High School (CHS) and Maplewood Middle School (MMS) led a rally with the message that the time to support gun violence prevention is now on Saturday morning at the Maplewood train station. After the rally, participants boarded trains for the NJ March f

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-24 19:20:00

Linden Police Investigates Fatal Fall of Local Man

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department is investigating the accidental death of a local man Friday morning. Approximately 7:15 a.m. police responded to the 10 block of Gesner Street after a man was found lying on the ground outside his home. The victim, identified as a 75-year-old Linden resident, w

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-23 16:45:00

Driver with suspended license charged in double-fatal crash

JERSEY CITY -- A 32-year-old man has been charged with two counts of death by auto for a crash that killed two Union City residents on Tonnelle Avenue last month, authorities said. Alex Torres, of Union City, was driving with a suspended license on Feb. 11 when he killed Mario Guevara, 25, and Heat


City airport workers' minimum wage raised to $19 per hour

The Port Authority will raise the wages of more than 40,000 workers at all three New York City-area airports - boosting the minimum to $19 an hour by 2023, agency officials voted on Thursday. The employees, including cleaners, wheelchair attendants, baggage handlers, security, and others, will get a


Long Island Woman Dies While Shoveling Snow, Marking 4th Death Linked to Latest Nor'easter

Some parts of New York saw more than 16 inches of snow -- Patchogue had 20.1 On Long Island the storm was responsible for one death, and multiple car crashes. Pei-Sze Cheng reports. (Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018) Four deaths have been blamed on the so-called four'easter, including one of a Lo


Cranford Public Schools to Open on Friday, April 6 due to Recent Snow Storm

Cranford Public School will open on Friday, April 6, for what was previously the last day of spring break.Credits: Leah Scalzadonna CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford Public Schools will be open on Friday, April 6 as a result of the recent snow storm. Michele Cammarata, executive assistant to the superintenden


Maplewood Man Fraudulently Financed, Sold Luxury Car: Prosecutor

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Federal prosecutors have charged five people - including residents of Maplewood and West Orange - in connection with a series of schemes to use "phony money orders," cashier's checks and other fake documents in an attempt to discharge mortgages, student loans and other financial obli


#BREAKING NYC Firefighter killed in Harlem fire

A firefighter died while battling a five alarm fire in Harlem late last night. The fire broke out in the basement of a building on St. Nicholas Avenue just before 11 p.m. As flames spread, a firefighter became trapped. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Three other firef

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-03-23 06:28:02

Giants trade Jason Pierre-Paul, 2018 fourth-round pick to Buccaneers for 2018 third-round pick, fourth-round pick  

Giants trade DE Jason Pierre-Paul to Buccaneers The Giants have traded Jason Pierre-Paul to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Daily News has confirmed that new Giants GM Dave Gettleman shipped JPP and the Giants' 2018 fourth-round pick (102nd overall, second of fourth round) to the Bucs in a major Thu


1 dead after fatal Newark crash during nor'easter

NEWARK, NJ - A man was killed in a collision in Newark Wednesday, officials said. Nafis Majette, 32, was a passenger in a car that was struck by a stolen vehicle, Newark's public safety director said. Two men in a stolen Audi slammed into the car Majette was in around 2 p.m. A parked snow plow was h


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


Gunfire erupted on a busy N.J. highway, leaving a man in critical condition

A shooting erupted along a busy stretch of an Elizabeth highway early Saturday morning leaving one man in critical condition, authorities said. The 28-year-old, from Elizabeth, has not been identified. Gunfire began after 5 a.m. Saturday along U.S. routes 1 & 9, acting Union County Prosecutor Micha


The Best Nightclubs in Jersey City, New Jersey

9:00 pm - 2:00 am WikiCommons Jersey City's Red Lounge JC has the best of both worlds: a lounge with a cozy and inviting ambience plus a premier nightclub with in-demand DJs and top-shelf liquors. It's dim, vintage-inspired interior lights up at night with live music and big crowds, so expect a liv


Get Free Italian Ice, Ice Cream Cones Tuesday In Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - There's one way to make the prospect of a first-day-of-spring snowstorm a little less painful: Free dessert. To celebrate the first day of spring, Rita's will be giving away free Italian ice from noon to 9 p.m. at all of its locations. If Italian ice isn't your thing, how about