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11-year-old boy missing in Newark, NJ

NEWARK, NJ — An 11-year-old boy was reported missing in Newark on Sunday, officials said. Yazir Finklea was last seen shortly before 12:40 p.m. in the 200-block of Broadway, Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said.


Man Kicked 78-Year-Old Lady On Subway For Threatening His Family, Fiancée Claims

The fiancée of a Yonkers, New York, man, who was arrested Saturday for attacking a 78-year-old homeless woman on a Bronx train, said the attack took place after the woman threatened to stab them.


Newark Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

NEWARK, NJ — A quick heads up: Weather officials have issued a Special Weather Statement for your area on Sunday, lasting from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. You can find more info from the National Weather Service here.


BREAKING IRVINGTON NJ: Gunfire Kills Man in Irvington Township Neighborhood

There is an active crime scene established and investigation hats being lead by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office in a neighborhood in Irvington Township as detective attempted to to determine the motive behind a shooting that left a man dead this afternoon.


Donald Trump's legal troubles not over after Mueller report

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump may be reveling in what he sees as "complete and total exoneration" from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, but his legal perils are far from over.


East Orange-Newark Border Shooting Under Investigation

A shots fired incident that rang out on the border of Newark-East Orange border has authorities investigating. According to preliminary reports, a ShotSpotter activation alerted Newark Police of a shooting that occurred in the 40's block of Springdale Avenue at approximately 5:50 a.m.


Three Men Accused of Using Counterfeit Cash

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Police arrested a trio accused of passing counterfeit money in Luzerne County. Lahmel Cephas of Wilkes-Barre and Armani Allen and Dvine Allen, both from Brooklyn, New York, are charged after investigators say they went on a counterfeit spree in New York, New Jersey, and


DEVELOPING NEWARK NJ: Stray Bullets Strike Occupied Vehicle in Newark's South Ward

Police in Newark are on the scene of a shots fired incident with a confirmed connection on an occupied vehicle in the city's South Ward at this time. According to preliminary reports, the driver of a car which had two children inside stopped in the 100 block of Avon Avenue for a short time when gunf


What NJ is doing to take down unimaginable number of heroin mills

Authorities in New Jersey are ramping up efforts to take down drug operations that are mixing heroin with fentanyl, a potent and deadly opioid. Last week, officials took down a heroin mill in Hudson County that prosecutors said was tied to more than 80 overdose deaths in the past year.


City of Orange is Accepting Applications for Part-Time School Crossing Guard

City of Orange Township is accepting applications for Part-Time School Crossing Guard for up to a minimum of 20 hours a week with a starting salary of $12.60 hourly. Working under the supervision of the Police Department duties include: facilitating safe passage of school children across high traffi


Union Police Provide Update on Route 22 Robbery

UNION, NJ - In an ongoing investigation of a robbery that occurred at the Route 22 Wal-Mart location on March 12, Union Police Detective Robert Kiselow's ongoing investigation has eliminated one of the suspects as having committed the crime in Union.


UPDATE: Birthday Party to Honor Man Killed Inside Maplewood Restaurant Last Year Ends in Fatal Shooting of Newark Man at Edison Indian Restaurant

A violent overnight shooting that killed at least one person at an Indian Cuisine Restaurant/Catering Hall in Edison was for a man savagely gunned down at a restaurant in Maplewood nearly one year ago today.


Report: Votes for legal marijuana in New Jersey could fall short Monday

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- New Jersey legislators will vote Monday on a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the Garden State. As of Saturday, Governor Phil Murphy and other top Democrats were scrambling for the remaining votes needed in order to pass a bill that Murphy has said he would si


Robbery Ends in Stabbing of Teen in Harrison

A Saturday evening stabbing that occurred in The Town of Harrison sent a teenaged adult male to the hospital and now has police investgiating. According to a public information request that was answered by police officials in Harrison, the incident happened at approximately 6 p.m., where Harrison Po


Powerball lottery hits $750M with no jackpot winner. 8 tickets sold in N.J. win $50K

While no Powerball tickets sold across the country matched the jackpot winning numbers for Saturday’s $625 million lottery drawing, eight tickets worth $50,000 each were sold at locations across New Jersey.


Michael Corleone's house from The Godfather could be yours for £1 million

Fans of The Godfather can live like the Corleone crime family as one of the film's iconic homes is up for sale for £1m. Located on Staten Island, New York, the Tudor-style home was famous as the residence of Michael Corleone, played by Al Pacino.


Prosecutor’s office investigating dead woman’s body found in Jersey City park

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating a dead woman’s body that was found in the lake of Lincoln Park in Jersey City early this morning and are releasing few other details at this time.


2 injured battling 2-alarm blaze in Jersey City

A Jersey City firefighter and a battalion chief were injured battling a two-alarm blaze on Clinton Avenue Sunday afternoon, authorities said. The fire was reported at approximately 4:30 p.m. at what appeared to a vacant or abandoned building at 241 Clinton and quickly went to a second alarm.


Warning of Deadly Drugs Proliferating in Bergen County

In response to New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal’s announcement Friday regarding the takedown of a major fentanyl and heroin drug mill in Hudson County, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo has issued a warning about potentially deadly narcotics in the local area.


Police Shoot Suspect After Car Fire Outside Precinct in Queens: NYPD

A half-naked man crashed his car into a marked police cruiser outside a Queens NYPD precinct, then set both vehicles on fire, police said. Police confronted the man, who chared at them with a knife, then two officers opened fire and shot him multiple times, said NYPD Chief of Patrol Rodney Harrison.