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Female Bystander From Clifton, 19, Struck By Bullet In Paterson Bodega Shooting

A 19-year-old bystander from Clifton took a bullet in the left hindquarters near her hip during a Paterson bodega shooting Monday afternoon, responders said. The victim was taken to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center with injuries that responders said weren't considered life-threatening following


West Orange Wrestling Team Places Third in District 12

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- The West Orange wrestling team came in third overall in the District 12 tournament over the weekend. The Mountaineers finished with 164 team points in the district won by West Morris with 246 points.


Gun left out, rotting food a ‘significant threat’ to NJ ICE detainees

NEWARK — An inspector general's report about the condition of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility at the Essex County Jail found "significant health and safety risks."


Celebrate National Margarita Day With Applebee's, Chevys Specials

Monday is National Margarita Day and to celebrate Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar and Chevys Fresh Mex are both offering drink specials all day long on Feb. 22. Applebee's locations in New Jersey are offering $5 Perfect Margaritas to guests 21 at older. The Perfect Margarita is made with 1800 Re


Police investigating shooting at bodega in Paterson

PATERSON, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police are on the scene of a shooting that left one person wounded Monday afternoon at a bodega in New Jersey. The incident happened at around 2 p.m. at the Temple Deli and Grocery on Temple Street in Paterson.


Winter Weather Advisory In 8 NJ Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for eight New Jersey counties Sunday as snow and slick roads are expected this weekend. The winter weather advisory was issued for Sussex, Passaic, Bergen, western Essex, Morris, Somerset, Warren and Hunterdon counties. The advisory w


Boyfriend Identified As Person Of Interest After Mother, Son Found Beaten To Death In Bronx Apartment

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A mother and her teenage son were found dead Sunday in their Bronx apartment. Police are calling the mother’s boyfriend a person of interest, CBS2’s Aundrea Cline-Thomas reported.


N.J. weather: Up to 3 inches of snow in forecast. Latest update on winter storm timing.

UPDATE: N.J. school delayed openings for Monday due to snow (Feb. 18, 2019) A wintry mix of snow and sleet, with the potential for a glaze of ice, is expected to hit New Jersey starting Sunday night and into Presidents Day. The forecast for the northern portion of the state calls for 1 to 3 inches o


“Smiling” New Jersey woman jailed after pursuit on IN Toll Road

ELKHART, Ind. (ADAMS) – A New Jersey woman was arrested Saturday after leading Indiana State Troopers on a nearly 20 mile pursuit on the Indiana Toll Road. According to Trooper Matthew Henson, around 3:49 p.m. on February 16, 2019, he saw a red Honda HR-V traveling at a high rate of speed on the Ind

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Bludgeoned Bronx mom, 14-year-old son must be cremated: 'You can’t see their faces'

A Bronx mom and her 14-year-old son who were bludgeoned to death will be cremated because their faces are unrecognizable, a relative told the Daily News on Monday. “They’re going to cremate the bodies because they were told that their faces were so brutally beaten, you can’t see who they were. You c


2 men shot inside car in Willingboro, New Jersey; 1 dead

WILLINGBORO, N.J. (WPVI) -- One man has died after a shooting early Monday morning in Burlington County, New Jersey. Another man was seriously wounded and was transported to Cooper University Hospital in Camden.


Double shooting murder suspect arrested riding his bike a block from the crime scene

A man wanted for a Friday night shooting in Newark was arrested Sunday when officers spotted him riding his bike near the crime scene. Joe T. Carr, 23, was arrested Sunday for the murder of Neal Jacobs, 32, Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced.


Here Are The Best Bagels In New York City

NEW YORK CITY – Patch's schmear campaign is complete. Hundreds of Patch readers voted last week on where to find the best bagels in New York City, which means we now know where to find the best bagels in all the universe.


2 stabbed in fight at New Jersey park; man in custody

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a fight at a park ended with two people injured and a man facing aggravated assault charges. Middletown police say 27-year-old township resident Brennan Bland also faces charges of making terroristic threats and two weapons counts stemming from the brawl at Mc


At Least 7 Die In Heartbreaking Presidents' Day Weekend Incidents

A double murder and a 7-year-old's motel death – as well as at least two deadly shootings– were among a series of separate but heartbreaking fatal tragedies that took place in New Jersey during Presidents' Day weekend.


Arrest made in fatal stabbing of teen on Bronx sidewalk

FORDHAM, Bronx (WABC) -- Police have made an arrest in the stabbing death of a 17-year-old boy in his Bronx neighborhood. Jason Ramirez, 20, is now facing a charge of murder. Police said Pernell "Blizzy" Pompey had gotten into an argument with a trio of attackers in the vicinity of East 193rd Street


First African American Woman President to Take Office at Bloomfield College June 1

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - When Dr. Marcheta P. Evans takes office as the new president of Bloomfield College June 1, she will be both the first woman and African American to lead the college in its 150-year history.


Is your N.J. mall dying a slow death? We talked to a guy who just flipped an empty one.

Steven Maksin said he was reminded of a line from one of his favorite movies recently as he was unloading a 97-acre site of a dead mall to a new owner. “I’m not your best friend. I’m your only friend.” The line goes from Other People’s Money, the 1991 romantic comedy starring Danny DeVito who plays


Recreational pot may be legal in New Jersey before long: report

Pot smokers may soon be able to light up legally in New Jersey. Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey state assembly leaders have reached a deal that would legalize the use of marijuana for Garden State residents taking the drug for non-medical purposes, according to a Jersey state senator.


Bullets Smash Through Window of Paterson Liquor Store

Police in Paterson are on the scene of a shooting with confirmed property damage at a location in the city this evening. According to preliminary reports, police were called to the vicinity of 78 North 6th Street at around 6 p.m. to investigate shots fired that rang out in the area.