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Fire spurs evacuation of hundreds of students at New Jersey school

A fire at a school in East Rutherford has spurred the safe evacuation of all students and staff. The fire at the Alfred S. Faust Intermediate School was reported around 10:15 a.m.


N.J. town is turning a former glass factory into a waterfront park

A children’s park and a soccer field will soon replace an industrial brownfield, formerly site of the Scientific Glass Factory in Bloomfield, that residents have seen as an eyesore for years.


Smoke Condition Forces Evacuation Of Middle School In East Rutherford

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – The Alfred S. Faust Intermediate School was evacuated Monday morning due to a smoke condition, police said. It happened at around 10:15 a.m. at the school, which is located at 100 Uhland Street in East Rutherford.


Powerball tickets worth $50K each sold at these 8 N.J. stores for weekend drawing

The eight Powerball tickets worth $50,000 each sold in New Jersey for Saturday’s lottery drawing were purchased in stores scattered around the state. Each lucky ticket matched four number and the Powerball. A total of 101 Powerball tickets were sold nationally that won third prizes - 88 are worth $5


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.


N.J. girl, 17, who didn’t come home from school Friday remains missing, family says

A 17-year-old girl from Toms River who didn’t return home after school on Friday remains missing Monday morning, her family’s attorney said. Ashley Combs, a senior at Toms River High School North, didn’t take her cell phone with her when she departed for school on Friday, according to Jef Henninger,


We will never know who the people buried in this church basement are. But, we can celebrate their history.

We don’t know who they were, or when they died. But now, at least, more of us know they were here. Inside an old Belleville cemetery that once belonged to the Reformed Church, there’s a red-bricked monument topped with a white pagoda roof. The five-foot-tall structure is the only marker in this town


110-Room Hotel Could Rise Atop a Newark Parking Garage

An unconventional plan to construct a hotel on top of an airport parking garage in Newark’s South Ward has resurfaced in a slightly different way. Back in 2016, a proposal by 98 Frelinghuysen Real Estate Urban Renewal Entity, LLC to bring a 129-room hotel to 94-120 Frelinghuysen Avenue was revealed.


Father Of 6-Year-Old Sandy Hook Shooting Victim Found Dead In Apparent Suicide

NEWTOWN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – The father of one of the children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has been found dead in the Edmond Town Hall. According to police, 49-year-old Dr. Jeremy Richman died of an apparent suicide.


Belleville-Nutley: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market

BELLEVILLE-NUTLEY, NJ — Looking for a new house, and want the latest information on what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some help finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Not to worry! To save you some time, we've compiled an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.


Dive Teams Try To Retrieve Man's Body From Passaic River

Authorities Monday morning were resuming efforts to retrieve a body in the Passaic River between Wallington and Passaic. It was immediately unclear whether it could possibly be a man who Garfield police were told jumped from a bridge over the river the night before.


Michael Avenatti charged with trying to extort more than $20 million from Nike

NEW YORK — The Manhattan US Attorney’s office said Monday that it is charging attorney Michael Avenatti “for attempting to extract more than $20 million in payments from a publicly traded company by threatening to use his ability to garner publicity to inflict substantial financial and reputational


Have you seen her? N.J. woman sought in medication thefts from Acme stores in Delaware.

Police in Delaware are looking for a New Jersey woman accused in an organized retail theft ring responsible for stealing over-the-counter medicines. Shaquan D. King, 30, of Bridgeton, conspired with another woman, who has not been identified, to steal $1,600 worth of medication from various Acme loc


VIDEO: Woman fights off groper on Brooklyn street

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — Police are looking for the man seen on surveillance video groping a woman on a Brooklyn street. It happened at about 8 a.m. at the corner of Livonia and Rockaway avenues in Brownsville on Mar. 10.


'Something Clearly Went Wrong': Alleged Mob Boss Murderer Returns to NYC to Face Charges

The 24-year-old man arrested in connection with the killing of Francesco Cali, a reputed boss of the Gambino crime family who was gunned down in a brazen hit earlier this month, returned to Staten Island Monday to face charges.


Overturned tractor-trailer closes lanes on Routes 1&9 in Newark

An overturned tractor-trailer on Routes 1 & 9 in Newark has forced the closure of southbound lanes as the Monday morning commute gets into full swing. The truck flipped on the southbound side on in the local lanes just north of Interstate 78 close to Newark Liberty International Airport, the state D


EO teen found dead in car

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced March 18 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from East Orange, is investigating the fatal shooting of Rashaw


Chinatown Activists Blast Plan To Build A New, Larger Jail

CHINATOWN, NY — Dozens of Chinatown residents and local groups slammed the de Blasio administration's plan to build a 450-foot jail at the site of an existing detention center, which shares a wall with a low-income senior housing building.


War on plastics: Hawaii, New Jersey propose toughest bans in the country

WESTAMPTON, N.J. -- Legislators in Hawaii and New Jersey are considering the toughest statewide plastic and Styrofoam bans in the country, in moves that could usher in a wave of anti-plastic legislation.


Kislak named exclusive agent for Magnolia Lane apartments in Fairfield

The Kislak Co. Inc. was named the exclusive sales agent for Magnolia Lane Luxury Apartments in Fairfield. Executive Vice President Joni Sweetwood is handling the assignment at 60 Passaic Ave. on behalf of the property owner.