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Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 10:55:25

Cash, heroin and gun seized at Paterson home of convicted felon, according to police

PATERSON - City narcotics detectives seized $26,306 in cash, 870 heroin packets and three handguns last week from a city man previously convicted on weapons charges, police said. The suspect, Michael Ortega, 35, was charged with 13 drug crimes and 10 weapons offenses, including violation of a law th

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-19 21:00:13

Union Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Fatally Stabbing Father

UNION, NJ - The Union man accused of stabbing his father to death and setting the home on fire last May has been sentenced to 25 years in state prison, announced acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan on Monday. Jeffrey Adams, 21, must serve at least 85 percent of that term before the pos

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-19 18:39:00

Authorities in New Jersey Seek Help Identifying Body Found in Lake

Authorities are seeking help from the public in identifying a woman whose body was found floating in a New Jersey lake. Two joggers noticed the body in Newark's Weequahic Park on March 3. The Essex County Prosecutor's Office says the woman is between five feet and five feet, five inches tall and wei

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-19 19:24:14

Woman charged with slapping cop, threatening to kill him: complaint

JERSEY CITY -- An apparently intoxicated Union City woman has been charged with smacking a police officer in the face and threatening to kill him as he accompanied her to the hospital last week. Yolanda C. Perez, 52, of 37th Street, struck the officer with an open hand, causing a cut on his nose ins

NJ.COM - 2018-03-19 19:30:50

Toys R Us Closing Sales In NJ: Find Out Where, What's Next

WAYNE, NJ - Here are some of the most pressing questions regarding Toys R Us stores following the company announcing last week it would close all of its U.S. and U.K. stores.When Will Toys R Us Closing Sales Begin? Here are the status of possible closing sales at the following locations: Individual

PATCH - 2018-03-19 14:48:44

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

Boil water advisory after New Jersey water main break

A water main break in Belleville, New Jersey, has resulted in reduced water pressure and a boil water advisory for some residents. Due to the water main break, School 10 is closed Monday. Belleville put out a reverse 911 call to residents in the area of Clara Maass Drive to Joralemon Street and from

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-03-19 11:07:36

Authorities seek help identifying body found in lake

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities are seeking help from the public in identifying a woman whose body was found floating in a New Jersey lake. Two joggers noticed the body in Newark's Weequahic (wee-KWAY'-ick) Park on March 3. The Essex County prosecutor's office says the woman is between five feet and

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-19 18:23:00

NYPD: Woman killed after car cuts her off in the Bronx

Police are still searching for the driver they say cut off another car in the Bronx - killing a beloved cheerleading coach at Cardinal Spellman High School. Her teenage daughter was also hurt in the crash. NY1's Lori Chung has more. "She kept this family together and now we don't have anything," sai

NY1 - 2018-03-19 11:48:00

Essex County 911: Fatal Shooting|Underwear Assault|Rapper Arrest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Find out why those sirens were wailing. Check out these recent police, fire and EMS stories in Essex County (click headline to read). Bloomfield Fatal Shooting Is 2nd In As Many Months Joggers Find Woman's Body In Newark Lake (Do You Know Her?) Man In Underwear Assaults Livingston

PATCH - 2018-03-19 12:00:00

Man Dies in South Orange House Fire on Sunday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A man has died from a house fire on Warwick Avenue in South Orange on Sunday afternoon, stated Thomas Fennelly, Essex County Chief Assistant Prosecutor. The fire, which began about 2 p.m. was contained by about 5 p.m., and required mutual aid from fire departments in neighboring t

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-18 22:21:00

Fatal Manhattan fire sparked by unattended candle

The FDNY says a burning candle is to blame for a fatal fire over the weekend. 71-year-old Barry Allen died after flames broke out in his apartment on East 7th Street in the East Village. Investigators tell us the apartment did not have a smoke alarm, and the one in the building's hallway was not wor

NY1 - 2018-03-19 13:31:00

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


Maplewood Cops Arrest Two Teens in Armed Robbery

Maplewood police arrested two 16-year-old boys and charged them with armed robbery after the two allegedly robbed a woman on Orchard Road at around 2 p.m. on Friday. The woman was walking alone when she was grabbed from behind by a teen who got out of a silver car near 51 Orchard Road, said Chief Ji

VILLAGEGREENNJ.COM - 2018-03-18 21:02:06

Paterson DPW director Manuel Ojeda returned to work after assault conviction

PATERSON - After being convicted of assault, the director of Paterson's public works department returned to work last year without facing further disciplinary action from city government, according to municipal officials. The director, Manuel Ojeda, was arrested on an indictable offense of aggravate


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


Paterson council criticizes downtown business group, rejects its budget

PATERSON - For the first time in 20 years, the City Council has rejected the annual budget for the Downtown Paterson Special Improvement District, a group that holds events such as the July 4th fireworks and special shopping days. The budget was narrowly defeated Tuesday, with the council voting 5-4


VIDEO: Students join picket line in Jersey City teacher strike

JERSEY CITY -- Students at Snyder High School say they would rather protest with their teachers outside than sit in an auditorium with nothing to do all morning. More than 100 students lined Bergen Avenue chanting "no contract, no work" as part of the city's first teacher strike in 20 years. "I su


Missing Paramus Woman Found Safe: Police

PARAMUS, NJ - A borough woman who went missing this week has been safely location, police reported Saturday. Authorities said Paige Lattimore, 27, was last seen Wednesday at about 8 a.m. at her home in the southeast section of Paramus. Police issued an alert because there was "concern for her person