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PAPD: Passaic County Woman Tries To Kidnap Young Girl At NYC Bus Station
A woman bravely fought off a would-be kidnapper from Passaic County who tried to abduct her younger sister at the Port Authority bus station in midtown Manhattan, police said.Port Authority Police Officer Russell Polanco arrived just in time Friday to grab 39-year-old Rosanna Diaz of Woodland Park (
Robberies being investigated near City Hall and police HQ in Paterson
PATERSON — Detectives are investigating three weekend robberies in Paterson, including one that happened in daylight across the street from City Hall and another that occurred a block away from police headquarters, authorities said.
Paterson police arrest two with stolen gun, heroin on North Straight Street
Police apprehended Jabar Wilson, 39, of Paterson, and Mohamed Elfaramawy, 34, of Paramus, while conducting a quality of life enforcement operation in the area of 26 North Straight Street.
Long-delayed medical marijuana dispensary finally opens in N.J.'s most populated region
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Elementary school aide masturbated in front of students and filmed it, cops say
The aide, 21-year-old Kenneth Palmer of Randolph, who worked at Jefferson Elementary School, was scheduled for a court appearance Monday morning but the hearing was adjourned until next month.
Luxury housing for Paterson? Developer Charles Florio is going to give it a try
Florio, Paterson’s most prominent and controversial developer, wants to put a 10-story building on a vacant lot near the corner of Fair and Straight streets, just blocks from an area plagued by drug addicts and the dealers who supply them.
Newark Schools Closing Early Due To 'Extreme Heat': 6/18
NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Public School District will dismiss students early on Monday in an effort to beat the sweltering heat, which was predicted to reach as high as 95 degrees.
Out-of-control dump truck crashes into New Jersey home
"I think I'm still in shock a little bit, the insides of my body are still shaking and I know thankfully nobody was hurt and it's a structure and it can be repaired, but we've only been here 2 and a half years," the homeowner said.
Man hits on woman, gets hit by car
The victim, 24, was heading back across the street when a man in a Jeep SUV with New Jersey plates rammed into him, sources said. The victim was in serious but stable condition at Bellevue Hospital.
200 unqualified people drove N.J. buses. Now, the clerk they bribed is going to prison.
A former New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission clerk, who faked records and sold commercial driver's licenses to school bus drivers who never passed mandatory tests, was sentenced to prison Friday, according to New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal's office.
NJ Search For Hit-And-Run Driver As Victim, 15, Clings To Life
Cristian Valdez, 15, from Englewood remains in the hospital in a medically induced coma after he was struck on Monday in his hometown, according to authorities and friends.
Snoop Dogg to headline Jersey City's July 4th extravaganza
Mayor Steve Fulop announced today that Snoop Dogg will headline the city's fifth annual July 4th festival on the Hudson River waterfront next month. The all-day outdoor celebration at Exchange Place will feature food, beer gardens, music and entertainment, a fireworks spectacle presented by Grucci,
Juelz Santana's bail modified, judge OK's rapper's tour shows
A federal judge on Friday modified the bail conditions for Santana, whose real name is LaRon James, to allow him to play the first five shows of his upcoming 15-city nationwide tour.
Man charged with sex assault on 8-year-old girl, hits officer on way to jail: authorities
After his arrest on the sex charges, the state moved to detain him through the course of his prosecution. However, the detention hearing was postponed after the Hoboken Housing complex resident was charged with the new offenses.
NYPD officer struck by car while trying to break up fight in East Harlem
The officer was going to break up a fight between two people along Lexington Ave. and E. 125th St. in East Harlem, when she was struck by a vehicle, said police.
West Orange High School annual art show highlights student talent - Essex News Daily
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual end-of-year art show at West Orange High School featured the artistic talents of the students in a wide array of mediums, impressing visitors and underscoring the importance of the Arts.
Man, 73, who won $10G lottery found fatally stabbed inside NYC apartment
A lottery winner was found stabbed to death inside his apartment in New York City, police said. (Google Maps)A 73-year-old man who recently won a $10,000 lottery was stabbed to death in the neck Monday inside his New York City apartment, family and police said.
Saddle Brook Man Busted In Statewide ICE Sweep
The Saddle Brook man was among five people taken into custody in Bergen County during the operation. He is a 46-year-old Bangladeshi national, who has convictions of aggravated assault, and pending charges for aggravated sexual assault of a minor.
ICE makes 91 arrests during five-day span in New Jersey
People were arrested in Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Passaic, Union and Warren counties. The investigation targeted people with criminal records, "illegal re-entrants" and other immigration violators, ICE stated in a press release.
Attorney: Man accused of hospital sex assault should be released from jail
Also, there are witnesses in the case who would testify Burgess committed the sexual assault, she said.