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Man Admits to Fatally Shooting Neighbor in Broad Daylight
What to KnowA man in NJ who admitted to fatally shooting his neighbor last year in broad daylight could face up to 25 years in prison, authorities sayShansey Abernathy, 24, pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated manslaughter for the killing of Alphonso Pearson, 27, prosecutors announcedProsecutor
WATCH: Boy challenges TSA officer to dance-off at Newark airport
"After ensuring all are secure as they enter the checkpoint, our TSA officers will be happy to accept any dance challenges from passengers," TSA Federal Security Director for New Jersey said in a light-hearted statement. "It's a good example of the human side of our great and dedicated professionals
Award-Winning Actress, Rapper, Singer and Newark Native Queen Latifah Hosts 2018 “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™” Awards on Sunday, August 26 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 14, 2018--BET Networks and BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ are thrilled to announce Academy Award® nominated actress, world-renowned rapper, songstress, and producer Queen Latifah as the host of the 2018 “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™” Awards. The Newark, New Jersey native will return to her
Parts of Fairfield Remain Flooded in Aftermath of Weekend Storm
FAIRFIELD, NJ — Nearly five inches of torrential rain that the National Weather Service reported to have fallen in the Caldwell-West Caldwell area on Saturday caused havoc on some Fairfield roads and homes as well.Flash flood warnings were sent out as homeowners watched the water flow down from the
Newark man charged in Fourth of July shooting of 5-year-old girl: police
Jamar Battle, 30, is accused of shooting a 5-year-old girl in Newark on the Fourth of July (Credit: Newark Police)
Car crash in Jersey City leaves man with 'serious injuries,' authorities say
The driver, 24, was sent to Jersey City Medical Center with serious injuries but is in stable condition. A backseat passenger was also sent to JCMC with ankle pain, Wallace-Scalcione said.
Plainfield Groups are Recipients of Union County HEART Grant Awards
ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced that 63 artists, historians and local non-profit organizations will receive funding through the 2018 Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program.
Tour bus hits overpass in Newark; several hurt
Several people are being treated for injuries after a tour bus returning from Washington, D.C. crashed into an overpass in Newark, New Jersey.
NJ Transit: Positive train control installation cancels more trains
Additionally, the NJ Transit 7th Avenue Concourse at Penn Station suffered "substantial damage to the ceiling and entrance to the concourse" during this past weekend's flash flooding in New York City. The area is closed while the damage is being repaired. The platform entrance to the escalator for t
Authorities identify woman who was fatally stabbed Sunday
Authorities initially responded to a call of a woman suffering from cardiac arrest in the apartment, sources said, but they discovered that Wilson had a stab wound to her torso, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.
9 arrested, 1 at large in drug sweep that nets over $100K in cash
Authorities seized $114,497 , plus 33 grams of cocaine with a street value of $870, and about 43 grams of heroin worth $1,330.
Cedar Grove Bulk Pickup for Flood Related Items Begins Wednesday
CEDAR GROVE, NJ -Cedar Grove Township is providing additional bulk garbage pickup days due to the flash flooding event that affected many residents. Additional garbage trucks will be in service. All residents may place bulk items at the curbside for pickup on Wednesday and Friday of this week.TAPint
Newark man wanted in Fourth of July shooting of 5-year-old girl: police
Jamar Battle, 30, is wanted in connection with the Fourth of July shooting of a 5-year-old girl in Newark (Credit: Newark Police)
Man faces 10 years in prison for crash that killed 2 teens
Rashaun Bell, of Jersey City, pleaded guilty to two counts of leaving the scene of the Oct. 18, 2017 crash in the area of Terrace Avenue and Leonard Street in which Elionel Jimenez, 15, and Alexander Rosas Flores, 16, died.
Angry Subway Riders Miss Stop, Attack Train Conductor: NYPD
Three people were captured on video attacking a subway conductor in Brooklyn, with one woman cheering on the trio. Michael George reports. (Published Monday, Aug. 13, 2018)
Irvington well-represented at Orange’s annual Caribbean Festival - Essex News Daily
Photo by Chris SykesFrom left, former union official Lionel Leach, annual Orange Caribbean Festival organizers Nikki Amos and Campanella Godfrey stand together during the event in Monte Irvin Orange Park on Central Avenue in Orange on Saturday, Aug. 4.
Grab a blanket or chair for these free concerts this week
The Kennedy Dancers, a troupe of low-income and at-risk teenagers, will waltz into Essex County's Anderson Park at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The park is at 274 Belleville Ave. in Montclair.
Montclair Storm Recovery: Flood-Related Bulk Waste Pickup
MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair Township will conduct a special, flood-related bulk waste pickup after a torrential downpour dumped several inches of rain on the area last weekend.
NJ Weather: Flash flood warnings issued today again for Central Jersey
CENTRAL JERSEY – The National Weather Service offices in Mount Holly and New York has issued flash flood watches through this evening for Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex, Union, Mercer and Monmouth counties. High levels of rain in recent weeks make the threat of flash flooding especially likely.
Essex County 911: Park Shooting|Bank Robbery|CEO Guilty
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).