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Fatal Hit And Run Kills New Brunswick Man, 22
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A 22-year-old man was killed in a fatal hit and run that took place on Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick early Saturday morning, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor.
DEVELOPING NEW BRUNSWICK NJ: Body Found on Street in New Brunswick
Middlesex County authorities are looking into the circumstances behind a body found on a street in New Brunswick early Saturday morning. According to published reports/live video from online journal New Brunswick Today, police set up a crime scene on Livingston Avenue after calls to headquarters rep
Police Questioning Person Of Interest In Brooklyn Woman’s Brutal Ax Murder
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A woman is dead and another is in critical condition in what police believe may have been a brutal ax attack inside a Brooklyn apartment. Authorities say a person of interest in now being questioned after police responded to a 911 call around 1:30 a.m. at the Bushwick houses
Slashing, Hit-And-Run Driver Leave 5 Hurt In Farmingdale, Including Police Officer
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A wild night outside of a hookah lounge on Long Island led to a police officer getting struck by a hit-and-run driver while responding to reports of a slashing.
Cocaine, pot found during traffic stop in Readington Twp.
READINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – Two people face drug charges following a traffic stop in Readington Township on Saturday. Patrick O’Shea, 20, of Fallston, MD was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia along with motor vehicle su
Somerville Man Banned From Mall Charged with Shoplifting
BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Somerville man who had previously been banned from the Bridgewater Commons Mall was arrested April 10 at 6:22 p.m. for shoplifting at Macy's and Lord & Taylor, according to township police.
N.J. medical marijuana patients win huge protections from being fired for flunking a drug test
New Jersey workers can’t be fired if they flunk a drug test because they are medical marijuana patients, a state appeals court has ruled. The case is likely to reverberate in workplaces for years to come because a state appeals court says medical marijuana patients — as long as they are not using th
Easter Sunday 2019: What’s open, what’s closed? Grocery stores, malls, Target, Walmart, Starbucks, restaurants, NJ Transit
Easter Sunday falls on April 21 in 2019. The holiday marks the day Christians around the world honor the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter Sunday is always 46 days after Ash Wednesday, which this year landed on March 6.
Woman, 21, dead in Union Square subway accident
A Brooklyn woman died after being dragged by a train on a Union Square subway platform early Saturday, authorities said. Helen McDonald Phalon, 21, got caught by a southbound No. 6 train at about 3 a.m., said police.
New Jersey Teen Caught Destroying Easter Display Returns To Apologize, Pay For Damage
MAHWAH, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – The vandalism of an Easter display in New Jersey turns into a teachable moment for a teenager. Mahwah homeowner Jonathan Marcus said his home surveillance camera captured video of a boy rushing toward an inflatable duck on his property and flattening it last Thursday.
NJ man shoved mom and stabbed dad to death, prosecutor says
MILLVILLE — A city man was charged with killing his father during a fight at home on Friday morning. A fight between Michael Tedesco, 38, and his 66-year-old father Gary in the elder man's home on Carlton Avenue led to the stabbing, according to Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae.
Reminder: Time is running out to vote for the ‘Best Mexican Restaurant on Staten Island’
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- This is your last chance to shout out your favorite Mexican, Tex-Mex and Latin food joint. You have until 8 a.m. Monday to pick your favorite spot from our three finalists, which were chosen by SILive’s readers. After this vote (click HERE to have your voice heard), the ultima
TRAFFIC ALERT GARDEN STATE PARKWAY CRANFORD: Multi-Vehicle Crash Reported in Cranford
Our RLS Metro Breaking News platform members who are traveling on the Garden State Parkway in Cranford are informing us of a multi-vehicle crash that occurred in the southbound lanes in Clark a short time ago.
Toddler found wandering New Jersey streets alone at night twice
ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey (WPVI) -- A mother in New Jersey is facing criminal charges after her toddler was found wandering the streets of Englewood on two different occasions. Authorities said Wednesday that Maria Ramirez is facing a charge of child endangerment.
Indictment: NJ man killed by 100 mph driver
MOUNT HOLLY — A grand jury this week handed up an indictment against a Nutley man charged with killing a 34-year-old he rear-ended while driving 100 mph in August. William Dunbar, 26, is facing charges of first-degree aggravated manslaughter and second-degree vehicular homicide.
Two-county pursuit of suspect in minivan ends with spike strips in Allamuchy
A hot pursuit of a speeding minivan by several New Jersey State Police troopers Friday night on Route 80 across Morris and Warren counties ended when the driver, under the influence, crashed after running over spike strips, police said.
Plainfield Week in Review: Wawa Prelim Site Plan Approval, Budget Reviews, District Opposes Charter School, and more
PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up. Brain Injury Awareness Month: How Much Do You Know About Equestrians And TBIs?
Wendy Williams' estranged husband calls cops on media outside New Jersey home
Wendy Williams filed for divorce from Kevin Hunter last week and then the police were called to their home in New Jersey. On Thursday, Hunter called local law enforcement to complain about the media persons and vans outside the mansion he once shared with the talk show host.
Reminder: Changes to MTA express bus schedule begin Sunday
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Nearly eight months into Staten Island’s redesigned express bus network, the MTA is continuing to tweak the system, and the latest schedule revisions take place Sunday.
Edison High School Mourns Death of Student
Edison, NJ - A high school student at Edison High School has died by suicide. Parents were advised of the death in a letter from Principal Charles K. Ross, dated April 18. The name of the student has not been released.