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'Two lives ruined' -- Teen sentenced to 19 years for fatally shooting another teen
Davon Tramun, 19, was sentenced to 19 years Wednesday forfatally shooting Tairiq Matthews, 19, in the headoutside a Stapleton store last year.
Staten Island sea life: Sea turtle washes up on New Dorp Beach
On Sunday morning, while taking her daily morning stroll, Laurie Sundbye came across a large sea turtle washed up on New Dorp Beach.
Cops seek tips for body found in water near bridge
Police described the victim as a white male, age 35 to 45, with brown hair wearing black Leo Poldo boxer briefs and a black leather bracelet with an iron cross in the middle.
Helmetta man accused of 60 New Jersey car burglaries
SOUTH BRUNSWICK - A Helmetta man has been arrested in connection with more than 60 car burglaries during the past month, due to the efforts of police in South Brunswick, East Brunswick, Jamesburg and Monroe.
Water Main Break Closes Part Of Rt. 35 In Woodbridge
WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A water main break closed one lane of Rt. 35 northbound in Woodbridge Twp. Wednesday afternoon.Rt. 35 north was down to one lane at Green Street this afternoon, according to511nj.org, which aggregates real-time traffic incidents across the state. The water main broke at about 1:30 t
Linden Man Admits to Fatal Shooting
Appearing before state Superior Court Judge Candido Rodriguez, Jr. on Monday, 24-year-old Shansey Abernathy pleaded guilty to a single count of first-degree aggravated manslaughter in connection with the death of 27-year-old Alphonso Pearson.
Little League World Series 2018: How to watch the Mid-Island boys of summer (time, TV info, bars)
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Unless you've been living under the bleachers recently, you already know the Mid-Island LL All Star 12s team is a force to be reckoned with.
South Amboy Police Blotter, Aug. 10 - Aug. 15
SOUTH AMBOY, NJ — Released by South Amboy police and unedited by Patch: The South Amboy police department police blotter from August 10, 2018 through August 15, 2018:
Driver sought in fatal Woodbridge hit-and-run
WOODBRIDGE – Authorities are actively searching for the driver who fled after striking and killing a 31-year-old pedestrian on Route 1 south, just south of the Route 35 exit, on Aug. 13.The deceased pedestrian was identified as John Kukuch Jr., 31, of Woodbridge. He was pronounced dead at the scene
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
Warning Issued to Union County Residents About Document Fee Scam
CLARK, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi issued an advisory to county residents to be aware of what they pay for when it comes to obtaining property information. According to Rajoppi, there is a wealth of information available free of charge through the County Clerk’s website or by calling or
N.J. weather: Heat advisory issued as temperature soars after storms, flooding
The advisory is in effect from noon Wednesday until 6 p.m. Thursday for Hudson, Bergen, Union and eastern Essex counties where the heat index is expected to reach the mid to upper 90s.
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.
Court upholds Plainfield drug dealer's murder conviction
Jeremy Watson, 32, lost the fourth appeal of his conviction of murdering Michael Gregory, 41, in the park on March 24, 2006. Watson, who was also found guilty of shooting Gregory's girlfriend, Candice Baker, is serving a 77-year-sentence in New Jersey State Prison.
Prosecutors push for 25-year sentence for man who admitted he killed his neighbor
A 24-year-old Linden man admitted toshooting his neighbordays before Christmas last year, according to Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas Jr.Scene of the the homicide shortly after 1 p.m. on December 20, 2017.Taylor Tiamoyo Harris | NJ Advance MediaShansey Abernathy pleaded guil
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.
Mega-landlord hit with dozens of violations sells 66 more buildings in Hudson
Trendy Management, formerly Riverside Management, sold 66 multi-family buildings – consisting of 919 units – in Union City and Bayonne for $130 million. The sale, brokered by Capital Realty, comes one month after it was announced that Trendy sold more than 100 buildings in Hudson County for $327.8 m
Man Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Woodbridge
WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A man crossing Rt. 1 was hit and killed by a driver early Monday morning, Aug. 13, Woodbridge police announced,NJ.com reported.
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)
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.