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Paterson police officer killed in car crash
Authorities say a Paterson, New Jersey police officer was killed in a car crash Sunday morning.At about 10:50 a.m., police responded to the area of 150 Getty Avenue in Paterson in response to a vehicle collision.The Passaic County Prosecutor says the on-duty police officer operating a marked patrol
Explosion at NJ Sleepover Party: At Least 13 Hurt
Two people were critically in the fire as the home on Vernon Way in the Port Reading section of Woodbridge was engulfed in flames by 10 a.m., according to NBC 4 New York. The people in the house ranged in age from 2 to 60, and NBC4 said some of them slept over after a family party. Some wore pajamas
Body of missing Phila. woman found in Monroe
The Monroe County Coroner's Office responded to a residence at 517 Foliage Drive in Blakeslee, Tunkhannock Township. The woman, Nicole Murray, 24, had been missing from the Philadelphia area since late December 2017 and was last seen in early January. This is an ongoing investigation with the coron
Loaded AK-47, assault weapons recovered in Newark home raid
A raid on a Newark apartment Saturday yielded an AK-47 and eight other loaded weapons, city police said. Cops said they recovered a loaded CAI Romanian AK-47 7.62, a ranch rifle, an AR-15, a sporting rifle, a semi-automatic rifle, a shotgun, a revolver, two additional handguns and a 50-round capaci
Family sleepover turns tragic after house fire critically injures 2 men
A family sleepover ended in tragedy after a Middlesex County home caught fire Saturday morning, sending two men to a burn center with serious injuries. Thirteen people were sleeping in the Vernon Way home in Port Reading after a get together on Friday night, authorities say. A fire broke out in the
2 Hurt When Home Explodes In Woodbridge, New Jersey
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (CBSNewYork)— Two people were rushed to the hospital after a home exploded in Woodbridge, New Jersey Saturday morning.
Man attacked, pushed onto subway tracks in hate crime assault: police
MANHATTAN, N.Y. - A man was repeatedly punched and pushed onto the subway tracks in a hate crime assault at the Union Square/14 Street subway station in Manhattan on Friday, the NYPD said. Police said the victim, a 24-year-old Hispanic man, got into a verbal dispute with a man on a No. 4 train as it
Trespasser fatally struck by NJ Transit train
The North Jersey coastline service was temporarily suspended between Little Silver and Long Branch, but has since resumed, Smith said.
Fatal Shooting At NJ 7-Eleven Parking Lot
A man shot and killed in the parking lot of a New Jersey 7-Eleven on Tuesday night, authorities said.The shooting took place at about 10:30 p.m. at the store on East St. Georges Avenue in Linden, the Union County Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday morning told nj.com and NBC New York.NBCNewYork.com
Bad gas sold at N.J. station disables a dozen vehicles
Twelve motorists filed police complaints Wednesday after their vehicles received bad gasoline from the Sunoco on Route 35 at Sunset Avenue in Ocean Township, authorities said. "Their cars became disabled after getting gas," Lt. Timothy Torchia said Thursday. "In some cases, there was heavy smoke. Th
Newark man accused of sexually assaulting man at Paterson drug treatment facility
Booker Allen, 55, is charged three sexual assault and a criminal sexual contact charges, authorities said.
Assemblyman Jerry Green of Plainfield has died
PLAINFIELD - Assemblyman Jerry Green, a fierce advocate for the Queen City and Union County, died last night.
Roselle Man Charged with Murder After Shooting Another Man from Roselle at Linden 7-Eleven
LINDEN, NJ - A man from Roselle has died and another has been charged with murder in the Tuesday evening shooting in the parking lot at the 7-Eleven on St. George's Ave. in Linden, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan and Linden Police Chief David Hart. According to authori
Man charged with 2 killings found guilty in heroin case
A 32-year-old Trenton man who's been jailed since March 2014 faces 10 years in prison after being found guilty Wednesday for possession of heroin on Wednesday. But this was just the first of three trials for Markquice "Tank" Thomas, 32, in the coming months -- he's also facing murder charges for two
Cops seek tips in theft of wallet from restaurant
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Police are asking the public to help identify a man sought for questioning in the alleged theft of a wallet from a restaurant. A 68-year-old man told police that his wallet went missing from his jacket on March 20 at about 8 p.m. inside of China New Star Restaurant at 1640 For
Cops seize cocaine, heroin from alleged South Shore dealer
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- An alleged South Shore drug dealer was arrested Wednesday with what police described as 23 zip lock bags of cocaine and a variety of other narcotics. Richard Berteletti, 43, of the 700 block of Drumgoole Road West in Arden Heights, faces multiple charges of criminal sale of a
Edison cop used police database to stalk ex, slash her tires, prosecutor says
EDISON - A member of the police department already suspended after he was charged with slashing his ex-girlfriend's tires is now facing more serious charges. Paul Pappas has been charged with computer theft and stalking, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey. The new charges come
Body of newborn baby found in Highland Park
The newborn, which some news reports have identified as a boy, was transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where the baby was pronounced dead, according to the prosecutor's office.
21-year-old critically injured in Long Branch shooting
“The worst thing I’ve ever seen here was somebody got hit by a bike 20 years ago,” said complex resident Carlos Gomez, 44. Gomez lived there for 26 years and called it a peaceful neighborhood.
Teen Mother Charged After Newborn Is Found Dead in New Jersey Alley: Prosecutors
A 14-year-old girl has been accused of leaving her newborn to die in a New Jersey alley. Ray Villeda reports. (Published Monday, April 16, 2018)