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Newton High-Rise Fire Injures Eight, Affects 13 Apartments
NEWTON, NJ—Fire truck sirens could be heard all around Newton this morning, around 7:16 a.m. when a fire erupted in an apartment in the high-rise building located on Mill Street. The fire sent eight to the hospital and left 13 residences uninhabitable.
Man gets probation for stealing money from QuickChek safe
NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Dover man was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to a theft charge, according to the Sussex County prosecutor’s office. Juan Chaname-Millett, 29, was sentenced by the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on Dece
Armored Truck Spills Cash in New Jersey, and Somehow, $6,000 Is Returned
A door on a Brink’s armored truck malfunctioned and opened on Route 3 in East Rutherford, N.J. The chaos that ensued caused two accidents.Published OnDec. 13, 2018. Thursday’s forecast called for snow in New Jersey, but on one section of highway, something else was swirling through the air: cold, ha
Holiday Concert to Benefit Sussex Festival
On Saturday, December 22nd, at 7:30 p.m., tenor Scott Mello will offer a concert, "Home for the Holidays," in collaboration with pianist Jessica Arnold at Christ Church Newton. The performance will feature traditional Christmas carols along with tunes from a wide variety of genres, including folk, p
Blaze in 10-story N.J. apartment building kills cat, sends 8 people to hospital
A fire in a 10-story apartment building in Sussex County Wednesday morning killed a cat, sent eight residents to the hospital and left 13 apartments uninhabitable, authorities said.
Families displaced after apartment fire
Fire, smoke, and water left about 13 units in a Newton high-rise apartment building uninhabitable on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2018, according to Newton Police. (Photo by Laurie Gordon).
Masked gunmen wanted for robbing, attacking New Jersey gas station employees
KEARNY, New Jersey (WABC) -- The manager of a New Jersey gas station was beaten by attackers wearing masks and carrying guns in a violent robbery caught on camera. Surveillance videos shows two masked men barging into the Exxon gas station on Passaic Avenue -- one with a shotgun and one with a glock
New Jersey town warns of aggressive fox attacking dogs
HOPATCONG, New Jersey (WABC) -- Authorities in one New Jersey town are warning residents of an aggressive fox that has been spotted in the area and has attacked one dog and acted in a threatening manner on at least two other occasions.
Comedian Tom Papa To Perform In Newton
(NEWTON, NJ) --Â With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian,Â Tom PapaÂ is one of the top comedic voices in the country, finding success in film, TV, radio, podcasts as well as on the live stage. PapaÂ will performÂ on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 8:00pmÂ atÂ The Newton Theatre.Â Tickets start at
Morris Co. Custodian Charged With Sexual Assault In His Home
HARDING, NJ — A man who worked as a school custodian in Harding has been arrested and charged with sexual assault and child endangerment for inappropriately touching a 6-year-old female child.
Cash spill on New Jersey highway leads to multiple crashes, chaos during morning commute
Thursday morning might mark the first time a New Jersey commuter preferred to be in a "cash lane." The East Rutherford Police Department said an armored truck spilled cash along the westbound lanes of Route 3 at about 8:30 a.m. -- right during the peak of the morning rush hour.
'Secret Santa' pays off layaways at Walmart in New Jersey
POHATCONG, New Jersey -- Christmas came early this year for some customers at a New Jersey Walmart. The Walmart Supercenter in Pohatcong Township says an anonymous "secret Santa" has paid off all remaining items on layaway.
Fire on top floor of Newton apartment building causes evacuation
A fire burned on the top floor of a Newton apartment complex Wednesday morning, causing police to evacuate several floors. At around 8 a.m., a fire was reported on the 10th floor of the Brookside Terrace Apartments, said Lt. Mark Zappa. As of 8 a.m., no injuries were reported.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Presents Motor City Live: A Motown Christmas
BIG NEWS! Here's the latest Issue of NJ Stage Magazine -- Click here. (ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) --Â Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic CityÂ has extendedÂ Motor City Live: A Tribute to MotownÂ through the month of December with a specialÂ Motor City Live: A Motown Christmas. Along with your favorite Motown
‘Do I owe you anything?’ woman asks judge. His response was sexual innuendo, complaint says
A municipal court judge faces an administrative hearing on accusations that a comment he made from the bench last year was sexual innuendo. A formal complaint says Judge Hector Rodriguez, the chief judge of Franklin Township, Somerset County’s municipal court, implied a sexual meaning in response to
Police Officer Hit By Car In Morris Co.
MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ — A Mount Arlington police officer was struck by a car Tuesday night, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office confirmed. The Mount Arlington police department said the officer was hit on Howard Boulevard and was being treated for his injuries as of 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Spokespers
‘Secret Santa’ pays off layaways at Warren County Walmart
POHATCONG TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Christmastime is already much happier for a number of families thanks to a Secret Santa. Someone walked into the Phillipsburg Walmart on Tuesday and paid off every single item on layaway,
New Jersey Police Officer Struck By Car, Seriously Injured
MOUNT ARLINGTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A New Jersey police officer has reportedly been seriously injured after being struck by a car. Chopper 2 was over a gas station just off Interstate 80 in Mount Arlington, where the officer was hit just before 7 p.m.
1 landscaper dead, condition of second unknown after overcome by fumes at North Jersey condo complex
One worker died and another was hospitalized after they were apparently overcome by fumes from a running lawn mower inside a landscaping trailer at a Bergen County condo complex Tuesday.
Prince Harry’s Ex & Meghan Markle Attended the Same Party & … Awkward
Running into your significant other’s ex is awkward enough. Running into them when your significant other is the Duke of Sussex, well, we can’t imagine what that’s like. But Meghan Markle can. That exact interaction happened when Markle the Fashion Awards in London on Monday, where Prince Harry’s ex