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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.
Measles Outbreak In 21 States, Including New Jersey: CDC
Nationwide, at least 107 cases have been identified, according to the CDC. New Jersey has had three confirmed measles cases in 2018, according to the state Department of Health.
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
Storm protection: Staten Island's first oyster reef installed
The Billion Oyster Project seeded oysters to create the reef in a lagoon in Lemon Creek Park, Prince's Bay, on Wednesday.
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.
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
PHOTOS: 2018 South Orange Junior Police Academy Graduates 21 Cadets - The Village Green
On Friday, August 10, 21 “cadets” graduated from the South Orange Junior Police Academy, a program of theSouth Orange Police Department Youth Aid Division.
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.
WATCH: Boy challenges TSA officer to dance-off at Newark airport
"After ensuring all are secure as they enter the checkpoint, our TSA officers will be happy to accept any dance challenges from passengers," TSA Federal Security Director for New Jersey said in a light-hearted statement. "It's a good example of the human side of our great and dedicated professionals
Award-Winning Actress, Rapper, Singer and Newark Native Queen Latifah Hosts 2018 “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™” Awards on Sunday, August 26 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 14, 2018--BET Networks and BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ are thrilled to announce Academy Award® nominated actress, world-renowned rapper, songstress, and producer Queen Latifah as the host of the 2018 “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™” Awards. The Newark, New Jersey native will return to her
NJ Transit: Three trains canceled because of equipment availability
Additionally, the NJ Transit 7th Avenue Concourse at Penn Station suffered "substantial damage to the ceiling and entrance to the concourse" during this past weekend's flash flooding in New York City. The area is closed while the damage is being repaired. The platform entrance to the escalator for t
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Notorious college students keep dressing up in blackface, Nazi costumes
Photos found on social media show members of the St. Marks residential college dressed up in blackface, as Nazis, and in other racially insensitive costumes.News.com.au Originally Published By: "Happy Hanukkah from Auschwitz!!" reads the image caption. The photo, taken at an event organized and host
Hit-and-run driver kills pedestrian crossing Route 1
The man was struck in the right lane on the southbound side of the highway near Value City Furniture, just past the exit for Route 35, Woodbridge police said. The driver of the vehicle fled without stopping.
Newark man charged in Fourth of July shooting of 5-year-old girl: police
Jamar Battle, 30, is accused of shooting a 5-year-old girl in Newark on the Fourth of July (Credit: Newark Police)