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Steam pipe explosion closes streets in Flatiron District
FLATIRON DISTRICT, Manhattan (WABC) --A steam pipe explosion is closing streets in the Flatiron District Thursday morning.The pipe exploded at Fifth Avenue and East 21st Street just after 6:40 a.m.There have been no immediate reports of injuries.Fifth Avenue was closed at East 23rd Street.And 22nd,
Rutgers Board of Governors Approves Name Change to School of Arts and Sciences—Newark
What's the difference between a faculty and a school?At Rutgers University—Newark, it's a distinction with a significant difference.The Board of Governors of Rutgers approved changing the name of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences—Newark (FAS-N) to the School of Arts and Sciences—Newark (SAS-N) as of
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
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.
'Model Tenant' In Newark Found Dead In Home; Cops Seek Killer
NEWARK, NJ — Nellie Marquez was a "model tenant," respected by her neighbors and a member of the tenant association in her senior apartment complex in Newark. But on Saturday, July 14, she was found deceased in her home with "blunt force trauma."
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."
Google Is Fined A Record $5 Billion In EU Antitrust Case
The fine, which had been widely expected this week, is 4.34 billion euros, or about $5 billion.
NYC Nurse Found Dead, Naked in Sheet With Teeth Knocked Out
The victim, a nurse, was last seen by another brother alive Tuesday morning, her father, Kenneth, says
United Airlines Donates $1M To Nonprofits In Newark, Elizabeth
NEWARK, NJ — A pair of New Jersey nonprofits with track records of success in their communities of Elizabeth and Newark will get a big boost from United Airlines, which announced a $1 million grant to be split between the groups on Wednesday.
Union County College Foundation’s 3rd “Close the Gap” Campaign Surpasses Goal
NEARBY NEWS – With over 150 guests and volunteers in attendance, the Union County College Foundation surpassed their goal and raised nearly $55,000 at their 3rd Annual Close the Gap Campaign cocktail reception. Held on July 11, in the Richel Student Commons at the College’s Cranford campus, this cam
Man charged with murder in woman's 2013 strangulation death
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in an attack at a New Jersey apartment five years ago that left one woman dead and another seriously injured.Union County prosecutors say Arlie Rodriguez is charged with murder and attempted murder. The 48-year-old Elizabeth man is currently ser
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.
Officials say now they know who killed a woman 5 years ago; he's already doing time
The Union County Prosecutor's Office has charged Arlie Rodriguez, inset at right, with murder and attempted murder in a fatal attack on two roommates at this Elizabeth apartment building in 2013. (Photos from The Star-Ledger and state Department of Corrections)
Lebron's documentary 'Best Shot' a riveting look at Newark Central basketball
You won't need to know your Xs and Os. Heck, you don't even have to like basketball to be drawn in and then captivated by "Best Shot," a YouTube docu-series that chronicles the 2017-18 season of the Newark Central boys basketball team.
WalletHub ranks most, least stressed cities
Most Stressed1 Detroit, MI2 Newark, NJ3 Cleveland, OH4 Birmingham, AL5 Toledo, OH6 Baltimore, MD7 Wilmington, DE8 Milwaukee, WI9 Gulfport, MS10 St. Louis, MO
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
Irvington HS girls' basketball player Tiara Mahorn leads AAU team to national tournament title - Essex News Daily
IRVINGTON, NJ – This summer, Tiara Mahorn experienced the thrill of playing for a national championship team.
55-year-old woman found murdered in Newark apartment
"She was a beautiful person," friend Kevin Newton said. "She's from New York. She worked her whole life, loving and caring. I loved her."
Man dies from knife attack in Union City; 79-year-old suspect arrested
UNION CITY, N.J. — A man has died after sustaining injuries from a knife attack in Union City on Friday, authorities said.