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Police officer shot on Staten Island to be released from hospital
FORT WADSWORTH, Staten Island (WABC) -- An NYPD officer who was shot in the stomach during a standoff with a suspect on Staten Island is set to be released from the hospital Tuesday.
Suspect arrested in road-rage killing of FDNY firefighter
Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the road-rage death of an off-duty firefighter on a Brooklyn highway, according to a report. The man was tracked down by the NYPD and US marshals at the Circle Motor Lodge in South Amboy, NJ, where he was arrested, law enforcement sources told WNBC.
Why parts of Middlesex County may smell awful through December
EAST BRUNSWICK — People in the area of the Middlesex County Landfill may notice what officials are calling "some unpleasant odors" as work is done to improve the facility. The odors could last through the end of December, according to a Facebook post from the South River Police Department. Work is c
Police ID pedestrian struck, killed by pickup truck in Linden
The 54-year-old pedestrian struck and killed by a pickup truck in a Union County intersection Monday evening has been identified by police as a Linden resident. Thomas Katsonis was hit as the 78-year-old driver turned right onto North Wood Avenue from East Elizabeth Avenue around 5:15 p.m, Linden po
Milltown's Pasquale Pizza To Host Upcoming Dine To Donate To Help Feed Middlesex County Residents
MILLTOWN, NJ - In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, Pasquale Brick Oven Pizza has partnered with Feeding Middlesex County to host a Raise the Dough fundraiser on Sunday, December 30. Fifteen percent of all take-out and dine-in orders placed between 4 p.m. and closing on December 30 wil
Man arrested in murder of off-duty firefighter, report says
A man was reportedly arrested Tuesday in the murder of an off-duty firefighter who was killed in an apparent road rage incident over the weekend in New York City. The unidentified man was taken into custody at a South Amboy, N.J., motel by U.S. marshals and the NYPD, sources told NBC New York. The s
Nassau Police Arrest Two For October Murder
Nassau County police arrested two men on Tuesday and charged them with a shooting in October that left one man dead and one injured. Jamik Q. Cannon, 26, of Linden Place, Hempstead, and Brian Marquis Marshall Gibson, 23, of Kingston Avenue, South Floral Park, were arrested in connection with the sho
Man Arrested In NJ After Road-Rage Killing Of Firefighter: Cops
The suspect connected to a road-rage murder of a firefighter was arrested Monday in New Jersey, police said. The man, who was not identified, was tracked down and arrested at a motel in New Jersey, according to the News4 New York. He was arrested after a 24-hour search following the road-rage death
10 from Middlesex County arrested in ICE sweep that detains 105
Immigration officials arrested 105 immigrants and foreign nations during a five-day sweep that included several who were wanted by Interpol, federal officials said on Friday. Of the 105 detained in the sweep, 10 of them were reported to be from Middlesex County. Including Middlesex, the sweep target
Bloomfield man sentenced to 55 years for 'cold-blooded' murder of Rahway woman
ELIZABETH - An Essex County man who murdered a woman inside her Rahway home three years ago has been sentenced to 55 years in state prison, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan said in a news release Monday.
Man killed in police-involved shooting on Staten Island is identified
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The man killed in a police-involved shooting Sunday night in Fort Wadsworth has been identified. Faustino Dioso, 50, was fatally shot by police after he allegedly rushed the officers with a knife, according to a law enforcement source.
Update: Newark Man Arrested After Attempted Robbery, Carjacking That Lead to SWAT Standoff in Linden
A Newark man is in custody and facing numerous serious charges after allegedly committing an attempted robbery and carjacking at gunpoint, then breaking into a Linden home and engaging police in a nearly five-hour standoff on Sunday, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan and Linden Polic
Cops Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Man At Staten Island Home: NYPD
STATEN ISLAND, NY — Two cops shot and killed a knife-wielding man Sunday night on Staten Island when he did not drop his weapon even after being hit with a stun gun, NYPD officials said. One of the officers was also wounded by gunfire in the encounter, according to police.
NJCU mourns death of 2 students
New Jersey City University is mourning two students who died off-campus on consecutive days last week. Georgesette Shurn, a computer science student from Newark, died Dec. 2, and Francis “Frank” Clerie, a biology student from Bayonne, died Dec. 3, the university confirmed.
NJ Standoff Suspect Hid In Basement As 2 Fled In Pajamas: Report
LINDEN, NJ — Instead of having a relaxing Sunday morning, a Linden mother and son had a scary encounter when a Newark man broke into their home and barricaded himself inside for five hours, according to a report.
9-year-old kills self after racist taunts from class: family
A black 9-year-old girl in Alabama allegedly took her own life after facing relentless bullying and racism in class, according to reports. McKenzie Adams’ relatives said she hanged herself Dec. 3 in her home in Linden, about 100 miles west of Montgomery, and was discovered by her grandmother, accord
NYPD Officer Shot on Staten Island, Rushed To Hospital
NEW YORK — A police officer was wounded in a shooting on Staten Island Sunday night—a suspect was also reportedly injured. The scene is near near Lyman Ave and Tompkins Avenue, close to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
'Human Tornado' Sentenced To 58 Years For Edison Father's Murder
The Rahway man who murdered Edison taxi driver Imad Alasmar during the course of a botched armed robbery in 2015, causing a motor vehicle collision that cost a young woman her lower leg, has been sentenced to 58 years in state prison, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.
Police-involved shooting on Staten Island: What we know
Friendly fire led to 26-year-old police officer Amir Pali being rushed to Staten Island University Hospital in Ocean Breeze late Sunday night, according to NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea.
Police officer shot, armed suspect killed on Staten Island
SOON: Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a briefing at City Hall. He is expected to comment on Sunday night's shooting of a police officer on Staten Island. FORT WADSWORTH, Staten Island (WABC) -- An NYPD officer is hospitalized after being shot in the stomach following a standoff with a suspect on Staten I