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Jersey City becomes 1st in NJ to decriminalize marijuana
"The fact is, marijuana arrests and prosecutions in New Jersey and around the nation point to severe inequalities that negatively impact people of color disproportionately and lead to long-term economic challenges for anyone who finds themselves prosecuted for possession," Fulop said. "We are workin
Passaic man shot near Central Avenue and Sherman Street
Anyone with information about the shooting can contact the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office at 1-877-370-7276 firstname.lastname@example.orgDetective Katie Velarde of the Passaic Police Department at 973-365-3933, or the Passaic Police Department main number at 973-365-3900.Passaic:Six-alarm fire on L
Robber who shot clerk 15 times but became trapped in store gets 26 years
Superior Court Marysol Rosero on Wednesday sentenced Bentley, 24, to 26 years in prison for attempted murder, robbery, aggravated assault and other charges, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said. Bentley must serve 85 percent of the sentence before he's eligible for parole.
Paterson man arrested for food truck shooting last month
Johnny Milete, 28, was arrested Tuesday in connection to a June 24 shooting at 21st Avenue and Plum Street. At around 3:20 a.m. that day, a 29-year-old Paterson man was shot multiple times near a food truck and was treated at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center.
Woman Locked In Burger King; Fell Asleep In Bathroom: Nutley PD
NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley police say that a woman allegedly fell asleep in the women's bathroom at a local Burger King earlier this month, waking up to an empty, locked restaurant.
West Caldwell Cops Probe 21 Car Burglaries; Suspect Sought
WEST CALDWELL, NJ — As of Thursday afternoon, West Caldwell police were still tallying up the complete list of property stolen during a brazen series of early morning break-ins. But authorities did have a final total of alleged burglaries that took place: 21.
Steven Pedigo Voted New Chair of South Orange Village Center Alliance - The Village Green
TheSouth Orange Village Center Alliance(SOVCA) has a new chairman. Following a unanimous vote by the board of directors,Steven Pedigowas elected the new head of SOVCA, the nonprofit organization that manages South Orange’s downtown special improvement district. Pedigo assumed the role fromMatt Glass
Law firm partners with Newark to provide free help in eviction cases | Video | NJTV News
“We have been advocating lately about the kind of housing crisis that exists in the city of Newark through inclusionary zoning ordinances, through opportunities that we are creating to make sure people stay in their homes, where they’re not foreclosed on their homes, and lastly so people are not evi
Effective tomorrow, Jersey City enacting new policy to decriminalize marijuana - Hudson County View
“The fact is, marijuana arrests and prosecutions in New Jersey, and around the nation, point to severe inequalities that negatively impact people of color disproportionately, and lead to long-term economic challenges for anyone who finds themselves prosecuted for possession,” said Mayor Steven Fulop
One person killed in Carlstadt New Jersey Turnpike crash
The crash occurred at about 5:30 p.m. on the southbound side and four vehicles were involved, State Police Sgt. Lawrence Peele said.No other information on the victim was available.Two lanes were closed at 8:15 p.m. and there were 10-minute delays.Email: email@example.com
Montclair man mugged for $1,000 outside Paterson go-go bar, police say
PATERSON – A 41-year-old Montclair man was mugged early Monday morning after leaving a Paterson go-go bar with a woman he met there, one of three separate robberies being investigated by city detectives, according to Sgt. Anthony Lay.
Man gets 30 years in prison after too many DUIs
Roy Rico, 38, of Caldwell, will be eligible for parole in six years, according to the Canyon County prosecutor’s office, which had initially sought a life sentence with the possibility of parole after 10 years,the Idaho Statesman reports.
Passaic woman arrested at JFK for trying to smuggle heroin disguised as food
Donna Andelora, of Wayne, talks about warning signs she wish she knew about before her son became addicted to heroin. Her son overdosed in 2012 and now she hopes to educate other parents on what to look for. Monday, May 7, 2018Kevin R. Wexler/NorthJersey.com
South Orange Farmers Market Jazz Jam - The Village Green
Jazz Jamming outdoors weekly with the Peter Lin Trio – come shop, grab a meal and listen to some awesome jazz music. This is a kid friendly, family friendly event and if you play or sing come on out as all instrumentalist and all vocalists are welcome to join in.
Shoe-less 2-year-old girl found wandering NJ street
"She seemed ok, she was drinking whatever she had in her bottle," said witness Gennie Pratt. "She was ok but when police and everybody started coming around she got a little nervous."
Jersey City firefighters save 11-year-old girl from drowning
“When we came out, we saw a young girl having a seizure in the water,” firefighter Mark Lee said. “She was drowning and the lifeguard behind me and the mother were holding her head above the water.”
Police seek family of toddler found wandering in Newark
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say a toddler wearing only a diaper and a dress has been found wandering on a street in Newark, New Jersey.
Teen bitten by shark off Fire Island, officials confirm
FIRE ISLAND, Suffolk County (WABC) --Town of Islip confirms a 13-year-old was bitten by a shark off Atlantique on Fire Island while boogie boarding.It is one of two incidents reported on Fire Island.The boy "stumbled out of the water" into a lifeguard tent where the lifeguard dressed puncture wounds
7 things to do in North Jersey this week
For those who love dogs and cats, a special weekend of films will take place at Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum in Morristown. The NY Dog Film Festival is on July 21 and the NY Cat Film Festival is on July 22. The festivals are each a celebration of the love for dogs and cats, illustrated thro
Man finds sister dead in Queens home
At about 9:10 p.m., a man called police after he found his sister unconscious inside her home along 167th Street and 145th Road in Springfield Gardens, said police.