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42-year-old man dead after crashing into median on highway

The driver, who police identified as Robert Jeans, died on the scene. Three other people in the vehicle were treated for minor injuries and transported to local hospitals.

NJ.COM - 2018-06-16 11:32:00

Man's body found under New Jersey beach town boardwalk

Mayor Brian Magovern says the man, whose name and hometown hasn't been released, died of an apparent overdose where Ninth Avenue meets the beach.

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-06-16 15:10:19

20 Firefighters Hurt Battling Staten Island Blaze

Several firefighters were injured battling a five-alarm blaze Saturday on Staten Island. The flames broke out shortly after 7 p.m. at a fire marshal’s house on Steinway Avenue in the New Springville section. CBS2's Reena Roy has the latest.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-06-17 03:12:38

Beloved former Old Bridge baseball star and father killed in motor vehicle crash

Former Old Bridge High School baseball star Zach Attianese, a beloved student-athlete and the reigning Suncoast Conference Pitcher of the Year at State College of Florida, who was going to continue his promising career at Florida State University, and his father, Jude, died in a six-vehicle crash in

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-06-16 21:45:00

Miss New Jersey 2018 crowned and says she's 'over the moon'

"I feel over the moon right now, I'm on cloud nine, this is the most surreal experience in the world," Gialloreto said, shortly after being crowed Saturday night.

NJ.COM - 2018-06-17 00:13:00

Report: Police identify two men found dead in Long Branch

reported Friday that the two men were identified as locally known real estate agent Gerald "Jerry" Scarano, 63, and Harold Kelly, 48. Authorites said the two men were "known to each other" but did not give more details.

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-06-16 11:41:00

Massive fire rips through multiple buildings on Staten Island

NEW SPRINGVILLE, Staten Island (WABC) --A massive fire ripped through multiple buildings on Staten Island.FDNY officials say the five-alarm fire started in a building on 237 Steinway Avenue in New Springville and then spread to two other buildings.Five firefighters are being treated for non life-thr

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-06-17 00:04:17

Teen Arrested At Rally, Car Fire, ICE Sweep:Top News Of The Week

UNION COUNTY, NJ — It's been a busy week and staying on top of all the local news can be tough. No worries, we have put together the top stories of the week for Union County.

PATCH - 2018-06-17 19:00:00

Route 18 Crash Kills North Jersey Man: Police

COLTS NECK, NJ — A North Jersey resident was killed Friday night when his ccar hit a guard rail on Route 18 in Colts Neck, police said Saturday.

PATCH - 2018-06-16 19:29:50

Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run crash ID'd by police

Rafal Nowak, 41,lost control of his motorcycle on the State Street exit ramp and was thrown from the bikebefore being struck by a car that didn't stop, authorities said.


Brick July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide

BRICK, NJ — If you're wondering what's happening to celebrate the Fourth of July in Brick and around the area, here's when and where you can expect to see fireworks in the area (weather permitting, of course).

PATCH - 2018-06-16 20:36:09

Long Branch murder-suicide victims ID'd: 'He was a very gentle man'

Realtor Gerald Scarano, 63, and his roommate, Harold Kelly, 48, were found dead about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in their Ocean Boulevard home, according to Christopher Swendeman, a spokesman for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.


Sports Betting Is Off And Running in New Jersey

Governor Murphy, an avid soccer fan who has called ESPN’s “Sportscenter” his favorite show, placed the first bet — $20 on Germany to win the World Cup. He also bet $20 on the N.J. Devils to win the Stanley Cup.


Holmdel man set two fires, shot BB gun into same business: Prosecutor

Leonard Mazzarisi, who formerly lived in Holmdel, was charged with two counts of second-degree aggravated arson, second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, third-degree unlawful possession of a weapon and third-degree criminal mischief, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Grami

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-06-15 22:40:00

Man charged for supplying drugs in fatal overdose

Eric Laster, 21, was arrested Thursday and charged with a single count of “strict lability for drug induced death,” Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey in a statement he released jointly with North Brunswick police director Kenneth McCormick.


Old Bridge High School's prom 2018 (PHOTOS)

Are you one of the people pictured at this prom? Want to buy the photo and keep it forever? Look for the blue link "buy photo" below the photographer's credit to purchase the picture. You'll have the ability to order prints in a variety of sizes, or products like magnets, keychains, coffee mugs and

NJ.COM - 2018-06-16 08:40:00

Man Tries to Lure NJ Boy Into Car Near Middle School: Police

They are advising that the students don’t talk to strangers, walk in groups, wait at the school for rides and to tell someone if a stranger approaches them.

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-06-16 01:37:06

North Brunswick Man Dies Of Fentanyl Overdose

Eric Laster, 21, of Trenton was charged with one count of strict liability for drug induced death for providing the fentanyl that killed the 34-year-old North Brunswick man. He was also charged with distribution of a controlled and dangerous substance in the third degree.


Serious crash jams traffic on Route 440 in Perth Amboy

The crash took place on the ramp to State Street, according to 511nj.org, the state department of transportation's traffic website.


One Dead Following Crash On Rt. 440

PERTH AMBOY, NJ — One person is dead following a fatal crash on Highway 440 in Perth Amboy on Thursday morning, state police report.