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Breaking: Montclair Man At Large, Believed To Be Armed and Dangerous; Female Victim Fatally Shot - Baristanet

Montclair Police Departent and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating fatal shooting of Angela M. Bledsoe, 44, of Montclair.Yesterday, at approximately 11:48 p.m. Montclair Police received a call to make a wellness check at the home. When they arrived

BARISTANET.COM - 2018-10-23 17:18:37

Suspected murderer on the run after woman found shot to death in New Jersey

A suspected murderer is on the run in New Jersey Tuesday after a woman was found fatally shot inside her home. Angela Bledsoe, 44, was pronounced dead at her home in the 300 block of North Mountain Avenue in Montclair at 1:17 a.m. Montclair police received a call just before midnight to make a welln

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-10-23 19:31:51

Staten Island’s massive Ferris wheel project is dead

“After years of planning, the developers of The New York Wheel announce, with great disappointment, that the dream of building a world-class attraction in Staten Island will unfortunately not come to fruition,” said Cristyne Nicholas, spokesperson for The New York Wheel project.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-10-23 17:51:27

6 children dead, 12 others infected in 'severe' viral outbreak at NJ facility: Health Department

NEW JERSEY - Six pediatric patients are dead and 12 others sick due to a "severe" viral outbreak at a facility in New Jersey, the Department of Health said in a statement Tuesday. The department confirmed 18 cases of adenovirus among pediatric residents at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabili

PIX11.COM - 2018-10-23 17:50:47

Rahway man, a Jersey City cop, gets 23-month prison term for fraud

NEWARK - A 42-year-old Rahway man, who worked as a Jersey City police officer, has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for accepting corrupt payment in exchange for helping employers operate work sites without having the required off-duty police officers present.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-10-23 20:10:00

Manalapan Police Blotter, Oct. 15 - Oct. 21

MANALAPAN, NJ — Released by Manalapan police and unedited by Patch, all of last week's incidents in the Township:

PATCH - 2018-10-23 19:00:45

Six candidates vie for three seats on Edison Board of Education

EDISON — Six candidates are vying for the three, three-year term seats that are open on the Board of Education in the November election.Ralph Errico and Shivi Prasad-Madhukar are seeking re-election for their second terms on the board, while newcomers Elizabeth Conway, Harish Verma, Yunxia “Yuna” Ch

PACKET ONLINE - 2018-10-23 18:04:04

Halloween 2018: This is the scariest attraction in New Jersey

Field of Terror, East WindsorScary Rotten Farms, BrickFright Fest at Six Flags Great Adventure, JacksonCamp Evans Base of Terror, WallThe Asbury Park Zombie Walk, Asbury ParkHaunted Theater at Brookdale Community College Performing Arts Center, Lincroft section of MiddletownNightmare at Gravity Hill

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-10-23 10:00:00

Prosecutor: Man Was Driving High When He Killed Colts Neck Teen

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A stunning new allegation was made Monday by the Middlesex County prosecutor's office involving a young Rutgers student from Colts Neck who was hit and killed by a car in downtown New Brunswick: The driver who hit him was high on marijuana at the time, the prosecutor's team of de

PATCH - 2018-10-22 19:48:48

Prosecutor: Somerset Man Was High When He Killed Rutgers Student

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A stunning new allegation was made Monday by the Middlesex County prosecutor's office involving a young Rutgers student from Colts Neck who was hit and killed by a car in downtown New Brunswick: The driver who hit him was high on marijuana at the time, the prosecutor's team of de

PATCH - 2018-10-22 20:11:04

Funeral Director From Howell In Six Flags' Coffin Challenge

JACKSON, NJ — What does it take to get compete against five other people by spending 30 hours in a coffin? A sense of adventure, a strong dose of humor ... and apparently, knowing your way around a coffin doesn't hurt, either.

PATCH - 2018-10-22 18:17:21

NYPD: Woman Kills Husband, Brother Kills Brother in 30 Hours

What to KnowCops are investigating two domestic homicides in separate boroughs within a 30-hour spanIn the first case, early Thursday, cops allege a 39-year-old woman stabbed her husband to death; they had a history of domestic violenceIn the second, a 28-year-old man allegedly stabbed his brother t

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-10-22 13:27:54

2 teens charged with killing 10-year-old boy strike deal to avoid life in prison

Karon Council, 18, and Jah-Del Birch, 17, were each charged with murder in the Feb. 21slaying of Yovanni Banos-Merino, who was in his Asbury Park apartment when Council opened fire at the residence. Council's accomplice, Birch, was with him when the incident occurred. They were each facing 30 years

NJ.COM - 2018-10-22 14:56:00

Scotch Plains Councilwoman Rose Checchio dies after breast cancer battle

“Scotch Plains has lost one of its finest people, cut down in the prime of her life by the wrath of metastasized breast cancer," Mayor Al Smith said in a statement. "Councilwoman Checchio loved her family and I offer my condolences to her husband Guy and her two children. She loved helping the resid

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-10-22 21:51:00

Long Branch thief stole iPhone as victim helped disabled person: Police

LONG BRANCH - Police are asking for leads on a woman they believe stole a wallet and an iPhone at a 3rd Avenue grocery store.Police believe the woman stole the items "while the victim was assisting a disabled customer into their vehicle" at the Fine Fare Supermarket, according to a Monday Facebook p

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-10-22 15:33:00

NJ Traffic: Overturned vehicle on Garden State Parkway causing northbound delays in Middletown

Both the northbound express and local roadways are seeing a one-mile backup, according to the website.For a video on steps to take after an accident, scroll up.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-10-22 19:30:00

Neptune woman hit by car and killed

Sonia Naranjo, 59, was walking along the highway north of Brockton Avenue when she was struck just after midnight by a southbound sedan driven by Patrick Howe, 29, of Bradley Beach, according to Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.


Woman Dies In Asbury Park Area Crash: Prosecutor

A 59-year old woman died after she was struck in a motor vehicle crash early Sunday morning in Neptune Township, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.Sonia Naranjo, 59, of Neptune Township, was walking in the area of Route 35, just north of Brockton Avenue in Neptune Towns


$1M-Winning Powerball Ticket Sold In Ocean County

Lottery officials announced the location of that winning ticket Sunday morning. No one won the overall Powerball jackpot, and that prize rose to an estimated $620 million for the Wednesday, Oct. 24 drawing.


Woman Dies In Motor Vehicle Accident | Jersey Shore Online

The crash remains under investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, Monmouth County Serious Collision Analysis Response Team (SCART), and Neptune Township Police Department.