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4 Kilos Of Drugs Found During Paramus Traffic Stop: Prosecutor

PARAMUS, NJ - Authorities found 3 kilograms of heroin and 1 kilogram of cocaine hidden in a vehicle during a traffic stop in the borough Monday, acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced. Candido Tomasini, 35, and Maribel Roman, 40, were arrested after they were stopped and authorities f

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:51:57

Here's How Much You Need To Earn To Live In Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County is one of the priciest places to live in New Jersey, according to the Economic Policy Institute. The organization recently released its 2018 family budget calculator that estimates how costly it is to live in each of America's 3,142 counties and 611 metro areas. The g

PATCH - 2018-03-21 17:27:41

Snow Update: Heaviest Snow to Begin Later Wednesday Evening

ELIZABETH, NJ - As the snow begins to accumulate this evening, DPW Crews will continue to plow the streets. Police urge everyone to park off the roadway whenever possible and never on a posted snow route when the roadway is covered with snow. According to AccuWeather, the heaviest snow will begin af

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-21 22:44:00

Newark Gets $103K Rebate From PVSC (Here's Why)

NEWARK, NJ - Newark was among several New Jersey towns that received thousands of dollars in rebates from the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission's Municipal Rebate Incentive Program. According to the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC), here's why Newark got its $103,741 payday:"All constructi

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

Stolen Scotch Plains Car Found In Newark

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - A stolen Scotch Plains car was later found in Newark by township police. On March 13, a resident in the 1500 block of Ramapo Way reported the theft of their 2015 white BMW 435XI. The theft occurred at around 5:30 a.m., Scotch Plains Police report. The vehicle was found by Detecti

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:01:39

Cops went to bar owner's home for domestic dispute - left with dozens of guns

The owner of a landmark bar in Elizabeth was busted with dozens of guns, including an assault weapon banned in New Jersey, after officers responded to an apartment for a domestic violence report last Friday, according to police documents. Racking a gun behind the door of his apartment, Michael Santo

NJ.COM - 2018-03-21 12:00:23

Berkeley Heights Schools to Open with 2 Hour Delay Thursday, March 22

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights Public Schools will open subject to a two hour delay, Thursday, March 22 due to anticipated road conditions. Morning Kindergarten and Pre-School classes are cancelled. National Weather Service Estimates 8 to 16 inches from Storm Toby, 30 ... Governor Declares

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-21 23:33:00

Belleville Police: Car Stripped Of 4 Tires, Left On Milk Crates

BELLEVILLE, NJ - He parked his car in Belleville on a Saturday night. When he woke up and returned, all four tires were gone. That was the report a local motorist gave to Belleville police on March 11, authorities said. According to the Belleville Police Department, the theft victim told officers th

PATCH - 2018-03-21 11:00:00

Winter Storm Warning in Effect for Cranford Wednesday

CRANFORD, NJ - A winter storm warning is in effect for Cranford on Wednesday, March 21. Heavy snow between 11 and 15 inches is expected, according to the National Weather Service. The Cranford Police Department cautioned residents to avoid travel, especially during the evening commute. "Travel will

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 23:46:00

Message from Union Mayor About Impending Storm

Cavadas said prediction range from 8 to 10 inches of snow between Tuesday night and Thursday. "To help our first responders and Department of Public Works with snow removal efforts," said Cavadas, "please do your part to keep the streets clear of vehicles if possible. Municipal lots are available fo

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 23:41:00

15 Cocaine Ring Leaders, Members Arrested In Plainfield: AG

PLAINFIELD, NJ - As part of "Operation Snow Bank," 15 alleged leaders and members of three separate cocaine trafficking networks that operated in Plainfield were indicted on charges, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced. The three drug trafficking rings were allegedly headed by Andres Hernandez-


Winter Storm Toby: Plainfield Schools Closed Wed, Other Closings Around Town

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A winter storm warning remains in effect while the Plainfield area awaits Winter Storm Toby. Heavy snow is expected, with total snow accumulations now at 11 to 15 inches. The National Weather Service is reporting that travel will be very difficult to impossible, especially during We

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-21 02:08:00

New bill would speed up BQE construction if city puts armed officers in schools

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Sen. Andrew Lanza co-sponsored a bill that would fast-track reconstruction on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway under the condition that the city puts armed police officers in every school in the five boroughs. The legislation requires that " a New York City police officer be pre

SILIVE.COM - 2018-03-20 16:24:58

McDonald's To Host Grand Re-Opening Event In Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - Broad Street McDonald's in Elizabeth is hosting a grand re-opening event on Saturday following a recent major renovation. The restaurant, located at 33 Broad St., underwent the renovation to reflect McDonald's new restaurant experience, including new features like digital self-order

PATCH - 2018-03-20 17:20:34

Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 10:55:25

'I have gun, will shoot to kill,' 7-time bank robber's note said

A man who pleaded guilty to robbing seven banks, attempting to rob another and attempting multiple carjackings carried a note with him, federal prosecutors said Monday. The note, which Plainfield man Marlon Peek handed to a teller at the TD Bank in Edison on March 17, 2015, read in part: "I have gun

NJ.COM - 2018-03-20 14:24:54

Source: Woman, 29, who died in Elm Park fire was squatter; candles probed as cause

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The 29-year-old woman who died in the Elm Park fire late Monday night was a squatter in the abandoned home, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation and the property owner. There was another male squatter in the three-story house, but he was able to make it ou

SILIVE.COM - 2018-03-20 16:48:49

Remodeled Bethpage Colonial Asks $639,000

This recently remodeled, potential mother/daughter Colonial conveniently located within walking distance of nearby shops and restaurants is a must-see property listed for sale at 82 Sherman Ave. in Bethpage. Built in 1938, this four-bedroom home has two bathrooms, two half bathrooms and two eat-in k

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2018-03-20 21:55:21

Latest forecast for Staten Island predicts 12-15 inches of snow

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Mayor Bill de Blasio announced early Tuesday evening that city public schools will be closed ahead of Wednesday's winter storm. "We got some very unpredictable weather about to hit us," de Blasio said at a press conference in Harlem around 5:30 p.m. The Mayor said the latest

SILIVE.COM - 2018-03-20 22:09:22

Former police officer wins $1.2M in racial discrimination trial

A jury has awarded a former Roselle police officer $1.2 million after finding the chief of the department violated civil rights and discrimination laws. Bradley Downing served 26 years on the Roselle Police Department androse to the rank of lieutenant. In 2013, Downing was eligible for a promotion t

NJ.COM - 2018-03-20 21:46:32