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911 call brings troopers to scene of fatal fire in Stillwater

STILLWATER - Firefighters doing a secondary search after the fire was under control, found the body of a woman early this morning inside the ruins of a house on Old Foundry Road, officials said. The identity of the woman is being withheld pending an autopsy and notification of family, the officials

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-03-19 20:45:00

Gunfire erupted on a busy N.J. highway, leaving a man in critical condition

A shooting erupted along a busy stretch of an Elizabeth highway early Saturday morning leaving one man in critical condition, authorities said. The 28-year-old, from Elizabeth, has not been identified. Gunfire began after 5 a.m. Saturday along U.S. routes 1 & 9, acting Union County Prosecutor Micha

NJ.COM - 2018-03-18 15:13:04

Sparta Police: Failure to Keep Right Ends with in Jail

SPARTA, NJ - Two people from Dingman's Ferry are facing charges for drugs and other issues after a traffic stop on Route 15. On March 16 around 12:45 a.m. Cpl. Marc Rubino stopped Cory Parker, 34, for failing to keep right, police report. The officer smelled raw marijuana when speaking with Parker i

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-19 16:16:00

Bomb Threat Reported at Walmart in Mount Pocono

MOUNT POCONO, Pa. - An apparent bomb threat forced shoppers from a store in the Poconos Saturday afternoon. Walmart in Mount Pocono was evacuated around 5 p.m. after reports of a bomb threat in the parking lot, according to the police chief. The parking lot is blocked off and the store is closed whi

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-03-17 22:59:57

Sparta Police Pick Up Franklin Woman Driving While Suspended

SPARTA, NJ - A traffic stop yielded an arrest for driving with a suspended license for a Franklin woman. On March 13 around 11:30 p.m. Sparta Police Officer Timothy Lynott stopped Christina Bradford on Route 15 for having a broken tail light on her gray GMC pickup, police report. When the officer ch

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-18 15:31:00

Police: Driver veers off Route 206, knocks down utility pole

ANDOVER TOWNSHIP -- There were no serious injuries after a driver slammed his vehicle into a utility pole on Route 206 near the former St. Paul's Abbey Saturday. Around 5:30 a.m., the male driver was traveling on Route 206 when, for an unknown reason, he veered off the road and struck the utility po

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-03-18 07:01:00

Crews battle Lehigh County apartment fire (PHOTOS)

Firefighters battled a fire Saturday morning that spread to two floors of a Coopersburg apartment building. The fire began at about 9 a.m. in the 200 block of East Oxford Street. A witness reported damage to the first and second floors of the complex. No one was home in the apartment where the fire

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-03-18 19:52:20

NY woman charged with identity theft in Mount Pocono

Dorothy Hogue, 27, of Bronx, N.Y., was charged Friday with trying to use someone else's identity to close on a $5,000 loan application at a Mount Pocono bank in June. Hogue entered Wells Fargo's Mount Pocono branch and presented a fake Alaska driver's license bearing her picture, but another woman's

POCONO RECORD - 2018-03-17 22:59:09

Sparta Police Arrest Newton Man on DWI, Hit and Run with Baby on Board

SPARTA, NJ - A Newton man driving drunk with is infant child in the back seat is facing charges after a hit and run accident on Route 15. On March 10, around 7:05 p.m. Sparta Cpl. Smith went to Limecrest Road to investigate the accident, police report. The officer was met by the driver of one of the


Grandma Overdoses On Heroin While Watching Child: Week In Review

Check out the top news that made headlines this week across the Patch network in Eastern Pennsylvania:1000s Of PA Students Walk Out In Call For Gun Reforms Thousands of Philadelphia-area students participated in a National School Walkout event Wednesday morning. Most schools reported peaceful events


Route 46 fire that destroyed service station deemed 'suspicious' by police

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP (Morris County) -- A fire that destroyed a Route 46 service station and four parked cars late Thursday evening is under investigation after authorities deemed the cause "suspicious." Around 11:32 p.m., the Washington Township Police Department responded to a call of an active fir

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-03-18 07:01:00

Seal of Biliteracy Earned by 24 Sparta High School Students

Credits: Jennifer Dericks Credits: Jennifer Dericks Credits: Jennifer Dericks Credits: Jennifer Dericks SPARTA, NJ -A number of Sparta High School students having earned the Seal of Biliteracy were recognized at the most recent board of education meeting. Supervisor of World Languages Michael Lauric

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-18 14:59:00

Teen stabbed, killed 66-year-old woman in northeast Pa., police say

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with homicide after allegedly stabbing a 66-year-old woman to death Friday in her northeastern Pennsylvania home, authorities announced. The teen, whose name was not released, will be tried as an adult, Pennsylvania State Police at Hazleton said in a news release.


4 teens, including escapee, arrested with stolen car: police

Four teens, including one who had escaped from a Newark detention facility, were arrested Wednesday when police found them in a stolen car on Audubon Avenue, authorities said. Sheldon Mays, 18, of Jersey City, two 17-year-olds and a 16-year-old were all charged with receiving stolen property, Jersey


Newton Police: Third Pedestrian Struck By Hit by Car this Year

NEWTON, NJ-A Hamburg woman is the third pedestrian to be hit by a car in Newton this year. Newton Police department responded to the accident at the intersection of Spring Street and Madison Street on Friday, March 9 around 12:33 p.m. police say. Police found Michele Krasnomowitz, 50, sitting near


Authorities looking for woman who asked cops to get drugs from car

An Allentown woman serving time for a drug case failed to return Thursday from her work-release job, Northampton County officials said. Rachel Keblitis, 38, was housed at the Northampton County Department of Corrections' West Easton facility, which reported her missing at 5 p.m. Thursday, according


Sparta Police: Bronx Man Delivering Car Finds Himself in Trouble

SPARTA, NJ - A man from Bronx, New York was arrested on a myriad of charges stemming from his attempt to deliver a used car to Montague. Jorge Villanueva caught the attention of Sparta Police Officer Erick Finley on Route 15 because his Nissan Pathfinder had a cracked taillight, police say. On March

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-18 01:05:00

Newton man accused of DWI, fleeing crash with baby in car

SPARTA -- A Newton man is facing multiple charges including child endangerment and driving while intoxicated after fleeing the scene of an accident, according to police. At approximately 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, Sparta Police were called to the area of Limecrest Road to investigate an acciden


WATCH: Bird's-eye view of the Newton St. Patrick's Day parade

Revelers in Newton gathered to celebrate Irish culture, heritage and the patron saint of Ireland Saturday afternoon. Newton's 15th annual St. Patrick's Day parade kicked off at 11:30 a.m. and traveled down Spring Street and ended in Memory Park. Betsy Sutherland led the parade as grand marshal and

NJ.COM - 2018-03-17 19:21:30

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do