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Video shows bus head to U-turn area before crash
MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) - Video depicting the lead-up to a New Jersey school bus crash that left a fifth-grader and a teacher dead shows the bus merging onto an interstate before turning sharply toward a U-turn area.NJ.com reports the department of transportation video its reporter viewed shows the b
Newton brothers facing drug charges
Daniel Devine, 34, was charged with second-degree distribution within 500 feet of a public place and two counts of second-degree distribution of heroin.
School bus driver in deadly NJ crash had history of violations
Before a New Jersey school bus collided with a dump truck last week leaving a fifth-grader and a teacher dead, the bus merged onto an interstate and then turned sharply toward an illegal U-turn area, according to a new video.
Franklin man faces drug distribution charges
After the search warrant was executed and the home was searched on Monday, Lenny Quintero-Valentin 26, of Franklin, was arrested at the house at 6:30 a.m., according to Detective Sgt. Nevin Mattessich.
Police seek suspect who tried to steal Red Bull from Weis, Walmart
On May 2, police said, the white male suspect was captured on surveillance video entering the grocery store and attempting to leave with a shopping cart full of Red Bull energy drinks without paying, according to a post this afternoon on the New Jersey State Police Facebook page.
Body found behind dumpster behind fried chicken spot in Paterson
At around 6 a.m., Victoria Oquendo, who lives around the corner, noticed police lights flashing and saw the body lying behind the dumpster, in a back lot strewn with garbage. Oquendo was not surprised, calling the neighborhood a "valley of death."
The Latest: Bus driver had history of suspensions, tickets
In this aerial photo, a school bus lies crashed on Route 80 in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018. The Paramus school district says the bus was taking students on Thursday from East Brook Middle School to Waterloo Village, a historic site near the crash scene. The yellow school bus was carryi
Teen charged after UPS discovers marijuana shipment in Mount Olive
Trial continues:Morristown police chief says detective's attitude, not retaliation, led to demotion
N.J. school bus accident: We've seen the video. Bus driver's actions are hard to understand.
The long yellow school bus comes into video frame on the right, slowly making its way down the ramp to I-80 west from Route 206.The driver passes the end of a concrete strip separating the ramp from the interstate. To the left, a dump truck barrels down the center lane of the three-lane interstate.I
Blairstown students evacuate school bus before it bursts into flames
The driver of the Stocker Bus Company vehicle, who police are not immediately identifying, stopped on Hoagland Road and got about 10 Blairstown Elementary School students safely off the bus after smoke started to billow from the engine compartment, according to Blairstown Sgt. Scott Johnson.
Drug charges lodbed in Budd Lake after youths try to collect package of pot
MOUNT OLIVE TWP.- A 17-year-old Netcong boy was charged with possession of marijuana after he and a friend tried to pick up a suspicious package at the UPS facility on Friday.Officer Matthew Anderson responded to the UPS facility at the International Trade Center for the report of a suspicious packa
Police: Mom tries to out run shoplifting arrest with kids in tow
Duana E. Loring, of East Stroudsburg, faces shoplifting and child endangerment charges after her arrest Sunday outside a Target in Lower Nazareth Township. District Judge Antonia Grifo arraigned the 38-year-old later that night, setting bail at $10,000 with a 10 percent cash option if approved by pr
2 NYPD officers die in crash on officer's wedding night
Michael Colangelo, 31, of Huntington Station and Martinez, 39, of Hauppauge, were pronounced dead at the scene.
Sparta High School Softball Crushes Garfield in NJSIAA Section 1 Group 3 First Round
Paige Smith worked both sides of the plate to contribute to the win. Smith pitched a no hitter, five inning shut-out and went 3-for-3, scoring twice with two RBIs.
Floating classroom sets sail on Lake Hopatcong
HOPATCONG ---- Abby Watts, 10, grinned as she looked out over the peaceful waters of Lake Hopatcong, watching the shoreline drift past over the railing of the 40-foot-long pontoon boat. "It's really beautiful here," she said. "Someday it's going to be our job to take care of places like this. I don'
Blairstown bus driver says she's no hero
Kathleen Dolan, a 10-year veteran with the Stocker Bus Company, was on her usual run picking up Blairstown Elementary School students when she noticed smoke rising from the engine compartment of the Thomas Built bus. She immediately sought a spot on Hoagland Road to pull over.
What Caused NJ School Bus Crash? New Developments Offer Clues
Of the 45 people on the bus, 43 were injured and taken to nearby hospitals. Many were in critical condition as of Thursday afternoon. Also last night, the identity of the teacher who died in the crash was revealed.
School Bus Crash Closes I-80 East Near Stroudsburg
MONROE COUNTY — Part of Interstate 80 east near Stroudsburg is closed due to a school bus crash. According to state police, two buses were involved in the crash near mile marker 305. Both lanes are closed. Troopers could not say if there were any students on the bus, or if anyone was injured. T
Police: Paterson gas station robbed at gunpoint
The suspects entered the store and demanded money as one of them brandished a black handgun, police said. The men took about $400 from one cash register in the store and about the same amount from a second register, police said.
The Latest: Truck firm owner 'deeply saddened' by bus crash
A dump truck sits near the scene after a collision with a school bus in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018. (Jay Faltings via AP)