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New Jersey School Bus Aide Caught On Video Cursing, Threatening 10-Year-Old Boy, Officials Say

LINDEN, N.J. (CBS/AP) — A New Jersey school bus aide captured on video using profanities and threatening a 10-year-old boy has been fired, officials say. District spokesperson Gary Miller says the confrontation happened Monday as the bus was dropping off children from Linden Public School No. 2.


Missing Man Last Spotted In Area Of Mall

A missing man was last spotted Wednesday afternoon in the area the Oxford Valley Mall in Middletown, according to police. Orton Ogborn, of Upper Makefield, whose exact age was not provided, drives a silver Honda Accord with a Pennsylvania handicap tag of 62755PD. He has been missing since Wednesday


New Jersey lawmakers agree on $15 minimum wage legislation

TRENTON — Legislative Democrats announced Thursday they have reached an agreement to raise New Jersey's minimum wage to $15 an hour. Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin said the legislation would raise the minimum wage over the course of five years, i


Feds reopening Middletown Farm Service Agency office for 3 days

The federal government announced Wednesday it will reopen many of its Farm Service Agency offices, including one in Middletown, to help farmers and ranchers with existing loans and other immediate needs in midst of what is now a nearly four-week partial government shutdown.


Woman Killed, Husband Critically Hurt In Rt 9 Freehold Twp. Crash

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, NJ — A Lakewood woman was killed and her husband was critically injured during a multi-vehicle crash on Route 9 at Craig Road on Wednesday afternoon, the Monmouth County prosecutor's office said Thursday.


Police Log: Possession Of Controlled Substance Arrests, Fugitive From Justice Captured & More

The following was provided courtesy of the Middletown Township Police Department. A 19-year-old woman was arrested for assault, harassment, and disorderly conduct on Obermayer Circle at 9:49 a.m.


Wrestling: Cerbo pushes Middletown North Past Colts Neck

COLTS NECK, N.J. - In a crucial Shore Conference B-North Division wrestling showdown between Middleton North and Colts Neck on Thursday night, sophomore Nico Cerbo kept Middletown North’s hopes of a third division title in four years alive and well.


NJ town must release list of those blocked from mayor’s Facebook

CARTERET — A judge has ordered a Central Jersey mayor to reveal who he has blocked on Facebook after the borough denied an Open Public Records Act request for the names. Carteret Mayor Daniel Reiman, who was elected to a fifth term in November, banned Steven Wronko from his page after he said the Sp


Hudson Valley Wing Wars West Postponed

Hudson Valley Wing Wars, scheduled for this Saturday in Middletown has been postponed due to the incoming snow storm. The new date is Saturday, February 2nd from 5-9 PM and the location will remain the same, the Arena at Orange County Fairgrounds.


Active Police Investigation At Raritan Center: Edison Police

EDISON, NJ — An active police investigation is underway at Raritan Center, and Edison police are warning residents to avoid the area. Information about the investigation is scarce; police issued the warning to residents just after 2 p.m. The investigation is connected to a chase on the Turnpike, a N


Middletown autism group gets green light for harassment lawsuit

Last month, we told you of the lawsuit filed by a center for people with autism against neighbors they allege harassed them, including dumping manure on their property. This week an appellate panel ruled that the lawsuit can proceed.


Colts Neck StillHouse delights with its specialty craft cocktails for its grand opening [video]

Last night, January 16th, saw the grand opening event for local distillery, Colts Neck StillHouse, which was serving up some spectacular craft cocktails for the occasion. Being a special occasion and all, we stopped by at the new location, which is situated at 304 State Route 34 in Colts Neck, NJ –


Police chase after officer dragged 50 feet following New Jersey dine and dash

CLIFTON, New Jersey (WABC) -- A dine-and-dash case in New Jersey led to a police officer being dragged about 50 feet by a fleeing car, which prompted a chase that involved several accidents.


Don't Miss this Evening of Great Food & Libations

RED BANK, NJ – Mark your calendars for Thursday, January 24th, because Red Bank Flavour has a new twist for a New Year!. Enjoy an evening of fantastic flavours from some of Red Bank's finest restaurants, amazing dessert purveyors, and artisan breweries - all to benefit The Society for the Prevention


BREAKING: Arrest made in connection with stabbing, carjacking in Lakewood; 2 still at large

The Lakewood Police Department has arrested one of the individuals involved in the carjacking earlier this week, police said. On the evening of January 13th, Engel Paulino was approached by three masked men who proceeded to forcibly remove him from his 2007 BMW on East Spruce Street. During the stru


Help's available to stem police suicides

Since October, three law enforcement officers in Orange County have killed their wives and then themselves, using legally possessed guns. The cases exemplify issues in need of serious thought, Middletown police said Wednesday, following the second murder-suicide in the city in 10 days: domestic viol


Henry Hudson (37) at Mater Dei (50) - Boys Basketball

Tahaj Parland and Pete Gorman scored nine points to lead Mater Dei to a 50-37 win over Henry Hudson in Middletown. Jay Anthony led Henry Hudson with 19 points and Grady Hendrickson added 11.


Suspects lead police on high-speed chase on NJ Turnpike

EDISON - One suspect remains at large after leading police on a high-speed chase on the New Jersey Turnpike that ended in a business complex in Middlesex County. The chase began around 1:30 p.m. on the northbound side of the Turnpike south of Edison. Two suspects were seen driving a silver Nissan Al


SUNY Orange begins 2019 concert programs Jan. 27

MIDDLETOWN — The 2019 concert programming at SUNY Orange will open at 3 p.m. Jan. 27 with the American String Quartet in concert with pianist Vadim Serebryany and selections by Ravel, Dvorak, and Tsontakis.


Crazed raccoon captured after pair of attacks that left woman bloodied, dog injured

Officials on Thursday captured a raccoon that attacked an 83-year-old woman and likely sunk its teeth into a dog within less than 24 hours in the same Monmouth County neighborhood.