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1-Year-Old Boy Abducted in NY; Missing Mom's Body Found
What to KnowAn Amber Alert was issued Friday for Owen Hidalgo-Calderon, who was abducted from Sodus, New York, nine days agoHe was taken "under circumstances that lead police to believe that he is in imminent danger of serious physical harm and or death"The boy's mother, who had been missing a week,
4-year-old in critical condition after 4-story fall in Newark
NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) --Police in Newark are trying to figure out how a four-year-old girl fell out of a fourth-floor window.Investigators said the child was playing in an upstairs area in a building on Branford Place around 10:00 p.m. Thursday when she fell.The little girl was rushed to the hos
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Fells Road Closed Westbound on Friday
VERONA, NJ - Verona police report that Fells Road will be closed westbound on Friday. Drivers should expect traffic delays and use alternate routes.The road will be closed westbound all day from Oakridge Road to Oldcheser Road. There will be no access from side roads.TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove is
Driver in fatal N.J. school bus crash appears in court
Hudy Muldrow Sr., of Woodland Park, wascharged Thursdaywith two counts of reckless vehicular homicide, also sometimes referred to as death by auto. The second-degree offense carries a potential prison sentence of five to 10 years.
4 Stolen Car Attempts In Bloomfield In 5 Days: Police
BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield residents reported three stolen vehicles and a stolen vehicle attempt in a five-day period earlier this month, authorities said.
The Mews entices longtime West Orange resident - Essex News Daily
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Alexander Howze, a longtime resident of West Orange and the surrounding area, has watched the industrial-to-residential redevelopment of the historic Edison Factory from the very start. Now, as one of the first residents ofThe Mews at Edison Lofts, Howze is looking forward to parti
Newark Police Shoot Dog That Was Attacking Woman: Authorities
NEWARK, NJ — A pair of Newark police officers shot a dog that was attacking a woman on Hunterdon Street early Thursday morning, authorities said.
Girl, 4, in critical condition after fall from 4th floor window
Yoriani Encarnacion, 6,died after she fellout of an open window on the third floor of an apartment on 14th Avenue while playing on a bed with friends earlier this month.
South Orange pool opening is delayed - Essex News Daily
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Community Pool will not be open Memorial Day weekend, as had initially been planned. Weather issues, both the early spring snow and the ongoing spring rain, have caused delays in the construction project under way to replace the main pool filter system, according
N.J. school bus driver due in court Friday on vehicular homicide charges
Hudy Muldrow, 77, of Woodland Park, was charged Thursday by the Morris County Prosecutor's Office withtwo counts of vehicular homicide. The charges carry a potential prison sentence of 5 to 10 years.
A dozen arrested following narcotics investigation - Essex News Daily
NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced May 19 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, along with local, state and federal agencies, executed seven search warrants during the week of
Weinstein to Be Charged in NYC, Will Turn Himself in: Source
Weinstein is expected to surrender at NYPD's 1st Precinct station Friday morning, according to two sources familiar with the case. He'll be processed, including having his fingerprints and photo taken, and be issued an arrest ID.
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.
Stuck Elevator In Glen Ridge; Police, Montclair FD Lend Aid
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Emergency responders from Montclair and Glen Ridge helped to rescue multiple occupants of a stuck elevator on Bay Avenue earlier this month, authorities said.
West Orange launches municipal ID program - Essex News Daily
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Township residents can apply for the new West Orange identification card starting June 1. The identification card program is open to all residents, including people who do not have a government ID.
Newark police officers shoot dog that attacked woman
"The woman ran towards the officers, who both fired their weapons, striking the animal," Ambrose said in a statement.
School bus driver charged with vehicular homicide in deaths of student, teacher in New Jersey crash
MORRISTOWN, N.J. - The 77-year-old school bus driver who crashed last week while trying to make a U-turn on Interstate 80 was charged Thursday with recklessly causing the deaths of a child and a teacher, according to criminal complaints. Hudy Muldrow Sr. of Woodland Park, N.J., was charged with two
Piece of Montclair's South End history razed for 8-home development - Montclair Local
The home, built in 1907 by renowned Montclair Arts and Crafts architect Dudley Van Antwerp, became famous for another reason last year. The mansion itself was for sale with a $10 price tag, but with the caveat that the new owner would have to move it within a quarter mile of its original 2.7-acre si
Driver in fatal New Jersey school bus crash had 14 license suspensions
WOODLAND PARK, N.J. - The reported driver of the New Jersey school bus that collided with a dump truck last week, leaving two dead, has a long history of tickets, moving violations and license suspensions, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission confirmed Tuesday. The bus driver, Hudy Muldrow, 77, o