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School bus driver allegedly overdosed, revived with Narcan after crashing vehicle with 12 students onboard

A woman in Newark, N.J., is facing a handful of charges after she had to be administered a narcotic overdose medication after the bus she was driving crashed on Wednesday. According to the Newark Police Department, officers responded to a crash at the corner of 14th Avenue and Jones Street at around


Price Chop Maplewood: $30K Off Franklin Terrace Home

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- Check out this home that just saw a reduction in asking price. Features: This renovated home offers all the bells and whistles with quality craftsmanship. Walking in through the finished porch you are welcomed by a large and inviting living room with fireplace. The open - floor plan


Queen Latifah is coming home to Newark and building $14M worth of new housing

She’s a rapper, an actress, a philanthropist and now a developer. Hip-hop icon Queen Latifah is returning to her hometown of Newark to invest in a cluster of multi-family town homes along Springfield Avenue and South 17th Street.


The Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee's Irish Cultural Exhibit Coming to Cranford Library

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Plans are currently underway to celebrate this year’s Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 16. Leading up to parade day, an Irish Cultural Museum will be on exhibit at the Cranford Library (second floor), 224 Walnut Street.


Newark police arrest man wanted for murder

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced Feb. 19 that Joe T. Carr, 23, of Newark, was arrested by Newark police for the murder of Keith Downey, 28, of Newark.


Furloughed Staten Island park ranger wins $29.5 million in New Jersey Lottery

BAYONNE, New Jersey (WABC) -- A New York City park ranger from New Jersey who was furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a $29.5 million lottery jackpot.


South Orange Police Blotter - Man Arrested and Charged with Burglary and Auto Theft

Burglary/ Auto Theft Arrest - Justin Hines (age-19) an East Orange resident was charged with two counts of Burglary and three counts of Auto Theft which stem from two incidents on Turrell Avenue and Tillou Road. Hines was arrested in Far Rockaway, Queens, NY in possession of one of the stolen vehicl


DEVELOPING UNION NJ: Man Found Shot in Union

Police in Union are on the scene of a shooting with a man down at a location in the city at this time. According to preliminary reports, reports of shots fired sent police to the vicinity of 711 Lehigh Avenue at around 12:30 p.m. where arriving officers found a male victim struck by bullets at that


South Orange Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain until afternoon and windy starting in the afternoon.


ALERT: Vehicle Stolen from Hillside Neighborhood

Police in Hillside and Newark were alerted to a vehicle that was stolen from a neighborhood in Hillside this evening. According to the victim, the vehicle was taken from Dorer Avenue at approximately 6:10 p.m. and was last seen headed towards Newark.


Harvest Christian Center & Friends Present: Moving On Faith Worship Experience

Anointed Worship Leader April Brown and Radical Pop-Rock Christian Artist Jonathan Wilson in Concert Performance Announced. This Resurrection Sunday, Harvest Christian Center NJ and friends present a groundbreaking concert headlined by two powerful worship leaders. Moving On Faith Worship Experience


Who needs Amazon? Newark’s got $4B in development coming, and is looking for someone to guide it.

With more than $4 billion of planned development in queue -- including housing by Shaquille O’Neal and Queen Latifah -- Newark officials will conduct a national search for a new leader to oversee economic growth in the city.


DEVELOPING IRVINGTON TOWNSHIP: Door-to-Door Search Underway for Missing Child in Irvington Township

Police in Irvington are searching a neighborhood for a missing township child this evening. According to residents in the 70’s block of Prospect Street, police have been knocking on doors and ringing doorbells since 7 p.m. asking residents if they have seen a 8-year-old female child who have been di


N.J. youth basketball coach admit sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl on his team

A youth basketball coach in Essex County admitted he sexually assaulted a 12-year-old player on his team, authorities said Thursday. Kevin L. Jimenez, 30, of Belleville, is expected to be sentenced to eight years in state prison after pleading guilty to second-degree sexual assault, the Essex County


Millburn Delays School Start Thursday

MILLBURN, NJ - School-aged children will have a little extra time for sleep on Thursday as the Millburn School District has a delayed opening. According to their website, Millburn will operate on a two-hour delayed opening schedule:


Tractor-trailer driver sought in fatal hit-and-run crash in Newark

A 63-year-old Elizabeth man was killed Tuesday in a hit-and-run crash involving a tractor-trailer in Newark and police are seeking help identifying the driver, authorities said.


Passenger dies on Newark-bound flight from Germany

A passenger died from an apparent heart attack on a Newark-bound transatlantic flight that diverted to an airport in Ireland on Wednesday morning. United Flight 961 from Frankfurt, Germany, was about two hours into the trip when the 71-year-old woman apparently began suffering breathing problems, Br


New Jersey driver who killed 3 in alleged drug-fueled gas station crash has history of drug arrests: report

A New Jersey driver who plowed into a gas station while he was allegedly overdosing on drugs, killing a teen and two others on Tuesday, reportedly has a history of reckless driving and drug-related charges.


Newark HS Teacher Receives $1K Grant to Expand STEM to Students

NEWARK, NJ - A Bard High School Early College science teacher received a $1,000 grant to help develop science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programming for students.


Part of Lehigh Avenue Closed with Police Presence for Possible Shooting

UNION, NJ - A stretch of Lehigh Avenue is closed with a large police presence in the area. Police have not confirmed any details, but the Breaking News Network is reporting a shooting at a business at 711 Lehigh Avenue.