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Young child killed after struck by MTA bus
A young boy, approximately five years old was killed after being struck by an MTA bus in the Bronx on Saturday afternoon, police say.
Body found in river identified as financially struggling cabbie
The 56-year-old, who left his car by the East River, was last seen on May 11. He had been stressed about a $700,000 mortgage on his taxi medallion that he couldn’t pay off.
7-Year-Old Boy Dies After MTA Bus Hits Him, Police Say
Officers responding to the scene discovered Bethea lying on the ground with “severe body trauma,” according to police. He was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Cops: 3 men allegedly busted with drugs, gun and bullet-proof vest
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Police allegedly caught three men in their 20s with heroin and marijuana intended for sale, a gun and a stolen bullet-resistant vest in Graniteville.
Warning issued about clinging jellyfish in river near Jersey Shore
The jellyfish are back in the Shrewsbury River in Monmouth County. They are tiny, about the size of a dime, but they pack a powerful sting.
Police captain suing town to recoup back pay she is owed - Essex News Daily
Irvington Police Division Capt. Monique Smith, who was cleared by Superior Court Judge Michael Ravin in July 2017 of criminal charges related to an off-duty incident with Newark Councilman John Sharpe James in 2014, is still trying to reclaim $300,000 in back pay she claims she was due when she retu
Party Boat Dispute Leads to Police Chase, Crash in Brooklyn: NYPD
Passengers who had just walked off of a party boat in Brooklyn got into a rowdy argument, ensuing in shots fired, a police chase and a car crash, the NYPD said Saturday.
Two charged with drunk driving in separate Garden State Parkway crashes
In both incidents, the driver was the only person involved and their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, according to the New Jersey State Police.
Man Who Stole Dead Aunt's Benefits for 20 Years Sentenced
What to KnowA NJ man who didn't report his great aunt's death to collect nearly $185,000 in Social Security for nearly 20 years is going to jailFederal prosecutors say 56-year-old Lance Nelson was sentenced Thursday to a year and a dayThe Perth Amboy man, who plead guilty in January to theft of gove
Holmdel bus fire blocks local southbound Garden State Parkway lanes
HOLMDEL - A bus fire in has blocked all local southbound lanes around Exit 116, according to 511nj.org, which aggregates traffic alerts from public agencies.
Man gets prison for keeping 19 years worth of dead aunt's Social Security checks
A former Perth Amboy city employee was sentenced to a year in prison Thursday for cashing nearly $200,000 in Social Security retirement checks issued to his great aunt over the course of 19 years, the New Jersey U.S. Attorney's Office said.
5 Arrested For Shoplifting In Clark Stores
CLARK, NJ — Clark Police report making a total of eight arrests for shoplifting, driving under the influence and outstanding warrants last week.
Prison For Ex-Perth Amboy Zoning Officer Who Stole SS Benefits
PERTH AMBOY, NJ — A former assistant zoning officer for the city of Perth Amboy was sentenced Thursday to 12 months and one day in prison for stealing Social Security benefits that were mistakenly paid to his deceased great aunt, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
Traffic Nightmares In NJ: Portions Of Major Highways Closed
A charter bus burst into flameson the Garden State Parkway in theHolmdel area, closing the southbound lanes. The bus is pulled over near Exit 116 in Holmdel and is fully engulfed in flames, according to transportation officials.
Spotswood High School prom 2018 (PHOTOS)
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Trenton condemns building in Colonial Gardens complex, some tenants still there
Since May 15, housing officials have prohibited occupancy of The Madison building inside the Colonial Gardens apartment complex, a gated community with at least four separate buildings — 24 units in each, according to residents — located at 455 West State Street.
Man, 42, fatally stabbed inside Staten Island apartment
When they arrived, authorities found a 42-year-old man with stab wounds to his torso on the third floor of the mixed-use building, police said.
South Plainfield (2) at Gov. Livingston (11), NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 2 tournament, Quarterfinal Round - Baseball
Will Jennings hit two two-run home runs to lead top-seeded Gov. Livingston, No. 9 in the NJ.com Top 20, over 9-seed South Plainfield, 11-2, in the quarterfinal round of the Central Jersey Group 2 tournament on Thursday in Berkeley Heights.
Bus bursts into flames on parkway; driver, passengers safe
The fire occurred around 9:30 a.m. Thursday in Holmdel, New Jersey. The driver pulled onto the shoulder when he noticed smoke coming from the bus, and the more than 20 passengers aboard got out safely.
Crash Closes Route 70, Route 571: Manchester Police
Breaking: Detours are in place on Route 70 while authorities investigate the crash, the sheriff's office said.MANCHESTER, NJ — Authorities are urging motorists to avoid the area of Route 571 and Route 70 following a motor vehicle crash Wednesday morning.The Manchester Township Police Department and