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Staten Island man arrested in connection to road-rage killing of firefighter
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A Staten Island man was taken into custody Monday in connection to the road-rage death of an off-duty firefighter in Brooklyn, authorities said. The U.S. Marshals New York/New Jersey Task Force picked up Bulls Head resident Joseph Desmond, 29, at the Circle Motor Lodge in Sout
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.
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
Irvington HS girls’ basketball team boasts solid experience; seeks fine season
IRVINGTON, NJ – Under first-year head coach Noel Segarra, the Irvington High School girls’ varsity basketball team has a solid returning nucleus looking to post a successful season this winter.
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
'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.
Elizabeth hit-and-run: Police seeking car, driver involved in fatal crash
ELIZABETH - Officials are seeking the public's help in locating a 2003 to 2005 black Nissan Murano, and it's driver, allegedly involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash here on Thanksgiving night.
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.
Union County VoTech Named To National AP Honor Roll
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ —More Union County Vocational Technical School District students are enrolling in Advanced Placement classes and more students are earning higher marks on those tests.
Union County Plans Major Upgrade for Plainfield Intersections
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that plans are moving forward for a group of three intersection safety improvement projects on East Front Street (County Road 620) and 7th Avenue (County Road 601) in the City of Plainfield. The work will include new traffic signals
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.
Staten Island cop shot in confrontation with man armed with knife was struck by friendly fire
A cop shot during a confrontation with a Staten Island man armed with a long knife was wounded by friendly fire from his partner, a police source said Monday. The officer, whose has name has not yet been released, is in stable condition at Staten Island University Hospital North and is expected to r
Menorah Lighting at the Union County Courthouse
Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Bruce H. Bergen, Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli and Union County Manager Ed Oatman joined Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky and Rabbi Avremy Kanelsky from Bris Avrohom in Hillside to light the menorah celebrating Chanukah at the Union Count
Man Hit By Car, Dies From Injuries In Linden: Police
LINDEN, NJ — A pedestrian who was hit by a car on Monday night in Linden has died from his injuries, police reported at 8 p.m. The crash was reported in the area of N Wood Avenue and Elizabeth Avenue at 5:30 p.m., Linden Police Lt. Christopher Guenther reported.
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
Police: Pedestrian struck, killed in Linden
Police say a pedestrian was struck by a car and killed in Linden Monday. It happened at North Wood and Elizabeth avenues. Union County prosecutors say the unidentified pedestrian was taken to University Hospital, where he died.
Vendors sought for Fair at Franklin Elementary School
Franklin Elementary School in Rahway is hosting a Vendor Fair to raise funds for the school’s Blue and Gold Club and Leadership Academy. The Blue and Gold Club is made up of students that volunteer their time throughout the year to help with many different community service activities. The school’s
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
42 Home Sold In Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Mountainside, Cranford
42 Home sold November 26 thru December 9 2018 in Mountainside Fanwood Scotch Plains Westfield and Cranford. Cranford 5 Carpenter Pl Colonial 10 3 1.1 0 $345,000. Cranford 31 Roselle Ave CapeCod 8 4 2.0 1 $425,000.
Officer wounded as police shoot and kill knife-wielding man in Staten Island
SHORES ACRES, Staten Island — Police officers responding to a domestic dispute call on Staten Island late Sunday night opened fire on a man carrying a knife, killing him and seriously wounding one of the officers at the scene, police said.