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Bruce Springsteen Talk At Middletown Library Wednesday Evening
MIDDLETOWN, NJ — There will be a very special Bruce Springsteen "My Hometown" exhibit, set to open in the autumn 2019 at Monmouth County Historical Association Museum in Freehold.
$249K Jersey Cash 5 Winning Ticket Sold In Monmouth County
TRENTON, NJ — Someone who bought their lottery tickets in Spring Lane Heights is holding a Jersey Cash 5 ticket worth nearly $250,000. New Jersey Lottery officials said a Jersey Cash 5 ticket purchased at PJ's Car Wash, 2000 Route 35 & Allaire Rd., Spring Lake Heights in Monmouth County won the jack
NJ family bought 7 luxury cars after running million-dollar Ponzi scams
An adult son and parents from Bergen County have pleaded guilty to cheating investors out of millions of dollars through two investment scams. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal on Tuesday said the family defrauded many of their victims a second time after they were first busted.
Middletown Wawa Rejected By Planning Board
MIDDLETOWN, NJ — Don't hold your breath for a second Wawa in Middletown. The Middletown Planning Board rejected an offer from Wawa to open up at the site of the former Friendly's on Highway 35. There also would have been a gas station attached.
First-Ever Marlboro Farmers' Market Opens This June
MARLBORO, NJ — A long-awaited farmers' market is coming to Marlboro Township! The grand opening of the new Marlboro Farmers' Market will take place on June 30, Marlboro Mayor Jon Hornik announced Tuesday, March 26.
FBI arrests sixth Paterson police officer in corruption investigation
The FBI arrested a sixth Paterson police officer on Tuesday morning as part of its corruption investigation, announced U.S. attorney Craig Carpenito. Daniel Pent, 32, of Paterson, is charged with conspiring to deprive individuals of civil rights under color of law. He is accused of unlawfully stoppi
Firefighters Battle Saturday Fire In Middletown
Neighbors spotted flames shooting from a home in Middletown on Saturday evening. Firefighters rushed to the scene in the 200 block of Barnsbury Road after numerous calls to 9-1-1 around 7:35 p.m.
Big texting-while-driving crackdown will target N.J. drivers for most of April
Police around New Jersey will be cracking down on texting behind the wheel and other distracted driving as part of an enforcement campaign in April. Lasting through April 21, officials said the “high visibility law enforcement initiative” will target drivers talking on handheld cell phones and texti
NJ man hit by 2 trucks and car trying to cross Turnpike
MANSFIELD (Burlington) — A man was struck three times and killed as he tried to cross the New Jersey Turnpike early Tuesday morning. A vehicle driven by Jahmir Scott, 22, of Allentown, had a "difficulty" about midnight in the northbound outer lanes near Exit 6, according to State Police Sgt. Lawrenc
Family Dollar reportedly to close 2 N.J. stores in plan to shutter 143 locations nationally
Two Family Dollar stores in New Jersey are among 143 locations being closed nationally as Dollar Tree continues its push to consolidate and renovate stores following the company’s purchase of the discount retailer in 2015, according to a store closure list obtained by AL.com.
Here are the Celebrities You Might Spot in Asbury Park
The biggest names in NJ have shown up year after year for the NJ Hall of Fame Ceremonies and this year will be no exception!. The NJ Hall of Fame is returning to the boardwalk in Asbury Park to present awards to the best of the best who live in or were born in our great state.
Men Shoplifted From Holmdel Ulta On March 12, Police Charge
HOLMDEL, NJ — Holmdel police announced on their Facebook page Tuesday that they've arrested two men who shoplifted from the Ulta beauty store in Holmdel Commons on March 12. This incident prompted a large police response to Holmdel Commons the evening it happened two weeks ago, and many Holmdel resi
Mafia Expert Explains WTF Is Going On With Frank Cali Murder
When alleged Gambino family boss Francesco “Frank” Cali was gunned down in front of his car outside his Staten Island home earlier this month, many people were stunned. The murder was the first killing of a New York area mob boss in more than 30 years, since Gambino family boss Paul Castellano was f
3 Men Sought In Connection To Edison Murder: Prosecutor
EDISON, NJ — Three men are wanted for questioning in connection to an early Saturday morning shooting that left one dead and another seriously injured in Edison, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey said.
Mysterious pile of sliced-up women’s clothes found in woods around N.J. neighborhood
When his wife and young daughter found a woman’s discarded clothing balled up in the woods near their Bergen County house on Monday, Dave Carota knew he had to call the police.
4 Crashes, 1 Fatal, Cause Closures On NJ Turnpike
A fatal crash partially closed the New Jersey Turnpike overnight, according to reports. The accident was among several that impacted the roadway on Tuesday morning. An overturned vehicle also was reported in East Rutherford, a crash happened on the Hudson County extension and a crash was impacting t
Judge hits wife-killer with maximum sentence
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A Staten Island man who was convicted of murdering his wife, then wheeling her body down a Mariners Harbor street on a metal dolly in an attempt to hide the corpse was hit with the maximum sentence Tuesday.
Bergen County Among U.S.'s Healthiest Communities: U.S. News
BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — Bergen County is among some of the healthiest communities in the United States and New Jersey, according to a newly released set of rankings. It came in at number 147 out of a total of 500 U.S. communities featured in the rankings; graded for various health-related factors like p
East Brunswick 7-Eleven sold winning lottery ticket
EAST BRUNSWICK–A $262,873 winning Jersey Cash 5 jackpot lottery ticket from the March 14 drawing was sold at 7-Eleven, located at 120 Old Stage Road, East Brunswick. The winning numbers were 02, 08, 12, 38 and 40, and the XTRA number was 2, according to a statement from the New Jersey Lottery.
Police search for trio after Newark man gunned down at Edison restaurant
EDISON, NJ — Police on Tuesday released surveillance images of three man accused of gunning down a 31-year-old Newark man at an Edison restaurant. Nahshon Brown, 31, was fatally shot early Saturday and a 40-year-old man was shot in the head outside the Akbar Restaurant located on Cortland Street, of