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School bus driver revived with Narcan after crashing in New Jersey
NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- The driver of a school bus carrying children with special needs was revived with the narcotic overdose drug Narcan after crashing in New Jersey Wednesday, according to authorities, and now she is under arrest.
$1M Powerball Ticket Sold in Middlesex County
There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched five of the five white balls drawn for the Saturday, February 16 drawing winning the $1,000,000 second-tier prize. If that ticket had been purchased with Power Play, it would have multiplied the prize to $2,000,000.
Mother Charged With Killing New Jersey Toddler Doesn't Show for Court, Attorney Claims Postpartum Depression
A New Jersey mother who police say told them she fatally struck her toddler son because he wouldn't "eat nor listen to her" will remain jailed until her murder trial. A judge issued the ruling Tuesday during a court hearing that Nakira Griner was due to attend. But her attorney, Kim Schultz, said th
Top 12 NJ Arts Events of the Week: John Mellencamp, The Chieftains, more
A roundup of arts events taking place around the state, through Feb. 27:. • Heartland rocker John Mellencamp brings his John Mellencamp Show tour to the State Theatre in New Brunswick, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m., before stops at the Beacon Theatre in New York, Feb. 25-27 at 8 p.m. Online sales will include a
BOYS BASKETBALL: Cougars Back to .500 With Tuesday's Victory Over Voorhees
CRANFORD – A big fourth quarter by Cole Blazek helped power Cranford past Voorhees, 68-56, on Tuesday night. From the opening whistle to the last, the Cougars never trailed but saw their lead dwindle to two or less points in each of the final three quarters.
Middlesex County 4-H ambassadors honored during convention
PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. Middlesex County Ag Ambassadors were recognized at the Joint Agricultural Convention Dinner Banquet in Atlantic City on Feb. 6. Pictured are Keira Ezzo, of the Kendall Park section of South Brunswick, and Ashwin Gokhale of North Brunswick,
Sister speaks out after brother, nephew killed in New Jersey DWI crash
WAYNE, New Jersey (WABC) -- The driver in a multi-vehicle crash that killed three people in New Jersey has been charged with aggravated manslaughter and driving while intoxicated, among several other charges, while the family members and loved ones of the victims struggle to come to grips with their
Villa Walsh (62) at Trinity Hall (108), NJSIAA Tournament, Semifinal round, Non-Public B - Girls Swimming
Trinity Hall will have a chance at a four-peat. The top-seeded Monarchs advanced to another NJSIAA Non-Public B final after beating fourth-seeded Villa Walsh, 108-62, in the NJSIAA Non-Public B semifinal at Raritan Bay YMCA in Perth Amboy on Monday afternoon.
Police in New Jersey Search for Vehicle Allegedly Involved in Fatal Hit-And-Run
Authorities in New Jersey are searching for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run that took place Monday in North Bergen. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, at around 8:15 p.m. the North Bergen Police Departement received a 911 call reporting a body lying on 43rd Street in the
New Jersey Bill Proposes Strictest Plastic Ban In the Nation
TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey is the newest battleground in the war against plastic pollution. The state is considering whether to adopt the strictest plastic ban in the nation.
Police official: ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett is now a suspect; detectives presenting case to grand jury
CHICAGO — Police official: “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett is now a suspect and detectives are presenting case to grand jury. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
Cocaine, Heroin Found In East Brunswick Traffic Stop, Police Say
EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — A Toms River man was found with heroin and cocaine during a traffic stop on Main Street in East Brunswick last month, police charge. The man was pulled over on Main Street near Old Bridge Turnpike on Jan. 10. Police did not say why they initially stopped the car, but officers sa
Another hate group identified in New Jersey, targeting young, college-educated white men
The number of hate groups operating in New Jersey rose by one last year, according to a report from the Southern Poverty Law Center. Eighteen hate groups were active in the state in 2018, up from 17 the year before.
New Jersey Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Winter Storm
TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) – New Jersey has declared a state of emergency ahead of the winter storm expected to hit the region. The state of emergency is in effective beginning at 5 a.m. on Wednesday.
88-Year-Old Woman in New Jersey Struck by Her Own Car as Vehicle Rolls Into Nearby Lake
An 88-year-old woman in New Jersey was hospitalized Wednesday morning after her own car rolled backwards and struck her, authorities say. According to the Harding Police Department, the victim accidentally left the car "not in park" prompting it to roll backwards and hit her on the side.
Possible Serial Cat Killer Sought by Authorities in New Jersey
Authorities in New Jersey are asking the public's help in identifying a possible serial cat killer. The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office SPCA Division and the Asbury Park Police Department began a joint investigation on Feb. 18 after the SPCA received a call from the police department concerning
Car Slams Into Linden 7-Eleven; Employee Injured
A car slammed into a Linden 7-Eleven Wednesday morning, injuring one person. The crash happened shortly after 9:30 a.m. at the 7-Eleven, located on the 500 block of Wood Avenue.
How To Report Potholes In Union County
UNION COUNTY, NJ — With all of the snow, ice, and salt that piles onto the roadways, potholes are bound to crop up. Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders are offering resources on how to report the potholes to the proper agency.
Nearly 30 Accidents So Far In East Brunswick/South Brunswick
EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — As the snow is coming down in Central Jersey, East Brunswick Twp. is reporting 20 accidents as of 2 p.m. and South Brunswick reported six within the first 20 minutes that it started snowing (around 11:30 a.m.)
3 dead after motorist allegedly high on drugs plows into New Jersey gas station
Three people died when a motorist who was allegedly high on drugs crashed into a gas station in northern New Jersey , law enforcement officials said. Among the dead in the incident Tuesday morning were a man, his 17-year-old son and a station attendant, identified by relatives as Lovedeep Fatra, acc