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Woman who overdosed while driving New Jersey bus with special needs kids was not assigned driver

A woman who had to be revived with Narcan after she allegedly overdosed while transporting 12 special needs children was reportedly an aide and not the assigned bus driver. Lisa Byrd, 57, was charged with 12 counts of endangering the welfare of a child, driving while impaired and possession of drug


Morris Co. Sheriff's Officer Bowls Perfect 300 Game

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ — When he's not busy catching criminals, Morris County Sheriff's Office Detective Sgt. Craig Brooks keeps busy in another way: bowling. And he's good at it, too, having bowled a perfect game over the weekend.


Queen Latifah to Build Affordable Housing in New Jersey: Report

Actress and hip hop artist Queen Latifah is headed back to her New Jersey roots, according to a published report. The artist plans to build a new affordable housing complex in Newark, but the project comes with a pricey cost.


Driver In Triple Fatal Crash Had Previous DWI Arrest, Narcan Save

WAYNE, NJ — The driver of the vehicle who authorities say caused the triple fatal crash at a Route 23 gas station Tuesday has a history of driving while intoxicated and being revived with Narcan, a police affidavit states.


New Jersey driver who killed 3 in alleged drug-fueled gas station crash has history of drug arrests: report

A New Jersey driver who plowed into a gas station while he was allegedly overdosing on drugs, killing a teen and two others on Tuesday, reportedly has a history of reckless driving and drug-related charges.


Disturbing video shows cop pulling gun on black driver

Delaware State Police are probing a cellphone video that shows one of their troopers pulling a gun on a motorist after he refused to get out of his car. The 1-minute, 23-second clip shows the dramatic Feb. 14 confrontation in Dover between the officer and 40-year-old Mack Buckley, who uploaded the f


Morristown Man Arrested After High-Speed I-80 Chase

MORRISTOWN, NJ — A Morristown man was arrested after a high-speed chase that began in Morristown, went down I-80 and ended in Knowlton Township, police said. Marshall Green, 29, was arrested by New Jersey State Police Tuesday afternoon following the multi-highway chase, Morristown Police Capt. Micha


Morris County Couple Admits Stealing Over $150K by Filing Fraudulent Sandy Relief Funds

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a Morris County couple pleaded guilty today to stealing $152,820 by filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy.


Lenny Dykstra leaving New Jersey with sex boasts, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ taunt

Lenny Dykstra is ready to put New Jersey in his rearview mirror. That’s what the former MLB great told NJ Advance Media during an exclusive tour Wednesday of his Linden home, where city housing inspectors doled out three summonses last year after neighbors accused Dykstra of running an illegal roomi


Firefighter dad, Boy Scout, American Dream seeker: Victims of ‘heroin’ crash

WAYNE — A 17-year-old high school student and his father will be laid to rest together Sunday, days after they and a Delta attendant were killed by an accused drugged driver who sped into the gas station.


Sold! Morris Co. Home Once On 'The Sopranos' Sells For $2.3M

MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ -- You might recognize this Montville mansion: located in the Valhalla Estate section of the town, the home was featured in the HBO series "The Sopranos."


School bus driver revived with Narcan after crashing with 12 students aboard

NEWARK, N.J. - A school bus driver was arrested after she overdosed while driving and crashed into a tree, Newark police said. The driver, Lisa Byrd, was transporting a dozen students from 14th Avenue School in Newark when the vehicle crashed into a tree on Wednesday, officials said in a statement.


Jason Vanderee: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

A 29-year-old man was high on drugs when he slammed his SUV into a gas station in Wayne, New Jersey, killing three people, authorities say. Jason Vanderee was injured in the crash, but survived. Gas station attendant Lovedeep Fatra died along with a father and son, Jon Warbeck and Luke Warbeck, acco


Ricoh USA moving office from West Caldwell to Parsippany

WEST CALDWELL TWP. - Ricoh USA plans to move its office from West Caldwell to Parsippany by the end of the year, said Jennifer Lyons, the company's senior manager of public relations.


Deadly crash in New Jersey

PEMBERTON, NJ (WBNG) — Police in New Jersey say winter conditions were a factor in a deadly crash Thursday. Two people were killed when several cars collided in Pemberton, about 30 miles east of Philadelphia.


Ohio man strangles cat after being told he owned too many felines in housing complex: authorities

An Ohio man is accused of strangling one of his cats after he was told that he owned more felines than his housing complex allowed, according to authorities. The investigation into Dennis Engard, 68, was launched after the Newark dog warden received a phone call alleging that he had killed the cat a


Falcons look to slow West Morris in 1st Morris County final

JEFFERSON -- A few steps outside of a classroom adjacent to Lenape Valley High School's gym, Joe DiGennaro stood in a bewildered state. The Jefferson boys head basketball coach was looking for answers after the ball continued to clank off the rim and fall in favor of the Falcons' opponents. With a t


Boonton High School offers counseling after high schooler's tragic death

BOONTON- The grades K-12 school district's superintendent is reaching out to families, recommending ways to talk with high school students as the community continues to mourn the death of 17-year-old Boonton High School student Luke Warbeck and his father, Jon.


Morris School District is Developing Vaping Intervention and Support Program For Morristown Students

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Thirty seven percent of high school seniors have reported vaping in the last year, according to figures from the National Institue on Drug Abuse. According to their statistics, the number is up 27% from 2017. Unfortunately, students in the Morris School District are not immune. Acco


New Jersey born-woman who joined ISIS in Syria denied return to US

The lawyer for an Alabama woman, who was born in Hackensack back in 1994, denied return to the U.S. after joining the Islamic State group in Syria says he has evidence she's an American citizen.