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Off-duty police officer killed in Linden crash with tractor-trailer
LINDEN, New Jersey —Hillside Police Officer Giovanni Esposito, 30, was killed while off-duty in an overnight car accident that happened in Linden, say officials. Esposito was in a white Acura SUV just after 2 a.m. when it struck the back of a tractor-trailer that was stopped at a red light on the no
$50,000 Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Watchung
WATCHUNG, NJ — Two New Jersey Lottery tickets sold, including one in Watchung, matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Saturday, Oct. 13 drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize.
Police Say Dirt Bike Involved in Fatal Accident in Plainfield was Stolen
PLAINFIELD, NJ - According to the Plainfield Police Division, the life of 24-year old Shawn D. Murkey was tragically cut short when he rode a stolen dirt bike without a helmet or lights, and careened into a telephone pole on Oct. 11. The bike had been reported stolen on Aug. 22 by a city resident.T
Deadly gang next door: MS-13 brings violence, drugs to your NJ suburb
Living a couple blocks from the Long Branch train station, Miguel Angel Corea Diaz – also known as “Reaper” – was accused of trafficking heroin and ordering a murder in his role as the MS-13 “regional director for the east coast,” according to a New York court document.
Elizabeth Man Sentenced to 75 Years for Murder After Killing Girlfriend on Easter of 2016
ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth man who killed his girlfriend on Easter Sunday 2016 before fleeing the state with their infant daughter has been sentenced to 75 years in state prison for the crime, says acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.Arturo Alomas 35, from Elizabeth, will have to se
Two $10,000 Mega Millions tickets sold in NJ
Two 7-Elevens, one in Brick and the other in North Plainfield, sold $10,000 winning Mega Millions tickets as the jackpot continues to climb to historic numbers.
1,400 NYC bus shelters closed following collapse on Staten Island
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Nearly 1,500 New York City bus shelters have been closed following the partial collapse of a Staten Island shelter earlier this month.
Routes 1&9 closed in Linden after truck crash seriously injures 2
Two people were seriously hurt when a car collided with a truck on Routes 1&9 in Linden early Monday, forcing an extended closure of the busy road for an investigation, authorities said.The crash occurred about 2:15 a.m. when a car traveling north on Route 1 collided with the tractor-trailer cab als
Doctor to issue Woodbridge man's psych evaluation after killing wife
During Monday's hearing, Flynn said Simring met with Nigro on Sept. 28 but his report has not materialized, even though Nigro's attorney Michael Policastro had indicated the report had been completed but not emailed to him.
Construction Closing Chestnut Street In Cranford Tuesday
CRANFORD, NJ - Construction will be closing Chestnut Street in Cranford for the majority of Tuesday, according to the Cranford Police Department. The road is expected to be out of commission from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., police said.
Linden Route 1 accident leaves one dead
Just after 2:15 a.m., a car traveling north on West Edgar Road (Route 1) collided with tractor heading north at Pleasant Avenue, according to a news release.
Off-duty officer killed in crash with tractor-trailer in NJ
The men and women of the Hillside Police Department are deeply saddened to have learned the news of a vehicle crash last night in Linden, N.J. which took the life of one of our own, Officer Giovanni Esposito.Officer Esposito was hired less than a year ago, in November of 2017. He then graduated at t
1 Killed, 1 Hurt When Car Collides With Tractor-Trailer On Route 1 In N.J.
LINDEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) –One person was killed when a car collided with a tractor-trailer early Monday morning on Route 1 in New Jersey.It happened around 2:15 a.m. near Pleasant Avenue in Linden.Police said both vehicles were traveling north when they collided.One person inside the car was killed
New Grocery Store Opening, New Brewery Opens: Top News Of Week
UNION COUNTY, NJ — A lot happened during the second week of October and we know you're busy. Between work and family, you have a lot going on. Here is a look back at the top Union County stories from the past week.
NJ football: Huge poll shakeup makes room for Linden's Top 20 return
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Chick-Fil-A may be coming to South Plainfield
The variance would allow Chick-Fil-A to build a drive-through window, according to borough documents, as well as four signs instead of one. One of those signs would hang lower than allowed by ordinance.
Fox News blames Proud Boys' violence in New York City on Antifa
Three people were arrested in New York City following violent clashes after a speech by the founder of a far-right, pro-Trumpgroup, and police said Saturday they were reviewing video of the clashes and could make additional arrests.
Man charged with fatal Orange County stabbing
Police arrested 31-year-old Samuel Del Cid Hernandez, of Monroe, and charged him with second-degree murder.
Accident blocking lane on upper level of Verrazano Narrows Bridge; residual traffic on SIE
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- An accident on the upper level of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge one lane of traffic Sunday evening.The accident occurred on the Brooklyn-bound side of the span.According to an FDNY spokeswoman, EMS responded to a call at 7:35 p.m. to a motor vehicle accident and transported one
Brutal Assault Caught On Video, Suspect Charged With Hate Crime
Farrukh Afzal, 37, of Staten Island was charged with assault, hate crime, criminal mischief and harassment.