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Man dies after being shot and hit by vehicle in Newark
A 43-year old Irvington man died after he was shot and run over by a vehicle Tuesday night in Newark, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday.Just before 9 p.m., prosecutors say, Rodney O'Neal was shot it the 300 block of Schley Street in the city's South Ward.
Paterson cops employ 'walk-and-park' strategy on problem stretch of Broadway near library
PATERSON – Heroin addicts nodding off after a fix, vagrants drinking alcohol from containers in plastic bags, ragged prostitutes wandering the sidewalks in search of customers – those are the people who dominate the scene along Broadway near Paterson’s main library.
Dirty cop admits to taking bribes, ferrying cocaine for informant
A dirty NYPD cop admitted Tuesday to taking bribes and ferrying cocaine for an informant posing as a drug dealer in exchange for six years in prison.Johnny Diaz, 48, wearing an orange prison-issue jumpsuit, took the plea deal in Manhattan Supreme Court before Justice James Burke.“Are you pleading gu
Metro-North asked NJ Transit not to cancel remaining express train
Instead, the train — which only makes stops in Rockland en route to Secaucus Junction and Hoboken Terminal — has been axed three times this month, leading to crowded conditions and a miserable morning commute.
Authorities seeking attacker who fatally stabbed 38-year-old Jersey City woman | Hudson County View
On Sunday, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Jersey City police responded to a report of aninjured female at 391 Forrest St. Upon arrival, responding officers found an unresponsive female victim at that location, Suarez said in a statement.
TSA officer gets in dance battle with young boy at Newark airport
NEWARK, N.J (Circa) - A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer atNewark Liberty International Airportgot into a dance-off with a boy who challenged him.TSA officer Joshua McCall was assisting the boy and his family through the screening process when the boy began dancing. TSA said in a
NJ high school principal installs laundry room to fight bullying
"When school starts on September the 4th, my kids will be able to use it daily after school," Cook said.
Newark School Installs Laundromat In Attempt To Wash Away The Vicious Cycle Of Bullying
The principal discovered students were being bullied for coming to class with dirty clothes, so he’s giving them a chance to go from the classroom into the laundry room, all under the same roof, CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reported Wednesday.
Dam of floating cars made flash flood worse, N.J. mayor says
The flash flood thatdamaged homes and businesses in North Jerseyon Saturday was made worse when more than 40 cars from a dealership floated into a bridge and formed a dam that diverted flood waters to local streets, according to the mayor of one of the hard hit towns.Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmar
Sprain Brook Parkway crash: 2 in serious condition, all 3 southbound lanes closed
The accident happened shortly before 4 p.m., and all three southbound lanes between Ardsley Road and Jackson Avenue are closed, according to 511.org.
Crime, controversy, and an FBI probe. 'Fed up' residents say mayor's got to go.
The city clerk confirmed Tuesday that she had certified a notice of intent to recall the mayor and approved the petition language last week. Clerk Joyce Lanier said the recall committee must collect signatures for 25 percent of all voters registered for the last general election, or about 4,051 sign
Gov. Murphy declares state of emergency in Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic
Gov. Murphy has signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency in Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic to allow state resources to deploy to communities heavily impacted by this weekend's devastating flooding.
Why is flooding always so bad in North Jersey? The area used to be a prehistoric lake
The Passaic River Basin was a massive lake that formed 25,000 years ago after a glacier that covered a large portion of of North Jersey retreated leaving debris that blocked gaps in the Watchung Mountains, according to federal and state reports.
Hackensack submarine USS Ling apparently flooded intentionally, memorial plaques stolen
HACKENSACK — The USS Ling, submarine museum mired in muck in the Hackensack River, was flooded sometime in the past three days and four memorial plaques embedded in the ground on the riverbank near the vessel were pried out and stolen.
Wayne man charged in hit-and-run involving Paterson boy on bike
The suspect, Joseph Zinhobl, was charged with two third-degree crimes – leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in serious bodily injury and endangering an injured victim, said Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald in a joint press release.
Passaic Councilwoman Zaida Polanco laid to rest, remembered for helping 'a lot of people'
Passaic Councilwoman Zaida Polanco, who died at age 41 last week, was laid to rest Tuesday morning.
Silk City Platters Opens in Heart of Paterson’s Downtown
PATERSON, NJ- Paterson's newest downtown restaurant is open for business! Surrounded by local officials including Congressman Bill Pascrell, Mayor Andre Sayegh, and City Council President Maritza Davila, and with well over 100 hungry guests looking on, owner Azi Alam cut the ribbon to Silk City Plat
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)
Inmate charged with murder in Rikers Island killing
Artemio Rosa, 27, of Manhattan, faces a charge of murder in the killing of a 35-year-old Rikers inmate.
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.