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TV News Crew Tried Sneaking Fake Explosives Through Newark Airport Security, Arrested

Seven members of a cable television network were arrested Thursday after they tried to sneak through a security checkpoint at the Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey, with a fake explosive device, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials said. A law enforcement officia


Gunman in deadly Short Hills mall carjacking gets 30 years in plea deal

A judge in Newark Thursday sentenced the admitted killer of Dustin Friedland to 30 years in state prison for felony murder, bringing a close to one of Essex County's highest profile criminal cases in recent memory. Hanif Thompson's two remaining co-defendants in the 2013 fatal carjacking at The Mal

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 17:32:42

New Jersey Reentry Corporation Site Grand Opening in Union County on Friday

ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC), a nonprofit agency serving court-involved individuals, will host a grand opening of their new reentry site in Union County on Friday, Jan. 19, at 11 a.m. The office is located at 214-A Commerce Place in Elizabeth, N.J. There is a possibilit

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-18 20:35:00

Three Sentenced in Short Hills Carjacking Murder; Defendant from South Orange Already Sentenced

NEWARK, NJ - The final three defendants in the shooting death of Dustin Friedland, 30, in 2013 at The Mall at Short Hills faced a judge on Thursday, Jan. 18, to learn their sentences. The Honorable Michael L. Ravin handed down lengthy terms for shooter Hanif Thompson and co-defendants Karif Ford and

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-18 22:09:00

Newark mayor calls Trump 'racist' over alleged remarks

"Our president, embarrassingly enough, is a racist," said Newark Mayor Ras Baraka. Baraka and mayors from other towns in Essex County stood on the steps of Newark City Hall in unity against hatred. This in light of alleged comments made about Haiti and African countries in a closed door meeting in W

NJTVONLINE.ORG - 2018-01-19 01:00:00

Christie, now an ex-governor, sent to the back of the line at Newark airport

The late Gov. Brendan Byrne used to joke that he knew he was no longer governor when he "would jump in the back seat of a car and it wouldn't move." On Thursday, it was former Gov. Chris Christie's chance to learn that similar rules apply for air travel. Two days after leaving office, the now-former

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 20:45:00

State correction officer suspended for beating inmate locked up for killing two NYPD cops in 1971

A correction officer at the Great Meadow Correctional Facility in Comstock, N.Y. allegedly pummeled an inmate convicted of killing two NYPD cops.(John Carl D'Annibale/Times Union) A state corrections officer has been suspended for beating a 70-year-old cop killer who's been behind bars for more tha

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 10:00:00

Neighbors throw party for beloved postman, 'Mr. Bill'

Bill Olave is a beloved Ridgewood mail carrier who has delighted residents on the same route for 17 years in the Willard School neighborhood..Bill will soon begin serving a new neighborhood Viorel Florescu/NorthJersey.com RIDGEWOOD - Hundreds of neighbors packed into the banquet hall of St. Elizabe

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-19 10:31:08

1 killed, 2 seriously injured in Raleigh crash on I-40 W near Wade Avenue

One person has died and two others have been seriously injured after a multi-vehicle crash on I-40 in Raleigh. Police said the incident happened around 11:30 Thursday night on I-40 West near Wade Avenue. One person was pronounced dead on scene and the other two were transported to WakeMed's Trauma C

ABC11.COM - 2018-01-19 09:37:29

Fayetteville police warn of fraudulent internet transactions

In response to robberies and fraud through online sales, the Fayetteville Police Department pggrtrf tips through a news release Thursday. Police say they have investigated robbery, fraud and even counterfeit money. Their tips include: Never meet in a secluded location that is not populated or well

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-01-18 22:22:03

Serious wreck closes all westbound lanes of I-40 near Wade Ave

Raleigh, N.C. - A serious wreck has closed all westbound lanes of Interstate 40 near Wade Avenue, officials said. Officials said lanes could be closed for several hours. A pickup truck and a sedan both sustained major damage. Multiple people are injured, but officials have not confirmed the number o

WRAL - 2018-01-19 05:16:00

Cumberland sheriff warns residents to be alert for phone scam

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office is warning residents to be alert for an "aggressive and sophisticated" phone scam. Callers claim to be a Sheriff's Office employee, such as Capt. Scott Stewart, but the names and identification are phony, a release said. The callers are telling victims that the

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-01-18 01:21:12

Van driver dies in Fayetteville crash

Police say man may have suffered medical isue moments before crashing. A medical problem may be the cause of a crash in Fayetteville on Wednesday afternoon that killed a man driving a van, the Police Department said. According to a news release, about 1:10 p.m., the man was backing up the van on Bea

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-01-17 19:25:24

19-year-old charged with sex offenses involving 14-year-old girl

A 19-year-old is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl, according to arrest warrants in the Cumberland County Magistrate's Office. Lucas Lee Ford, of Wesel Way on Fort Bragg, was charged Wednesday with statutory rape, statutory sex offense with a child and taking indecent liberties with a mi

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-01-18 02:01:05

Arrests Made In Linden Crimes

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office has arrested two people in connection with a pair of robberies last summer in Linden. According to a press release, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal Service located Emmanuel Terrell Robinson who was wanted on mul

MY DAILY RECORD.COM - 2018-01-18 00:00:01

Judge rules in favor of Fayetteville, PWC in interbasin water dispute

A Superior Court judge approved an agreement Thursday afternoon over the interbasin transfer that local officials deemed a victory for Fayetteville and other southern municipalities that rely on the Cape Fear River for drinking water. "I would like to commend PWC, City of Fayetteville and the other

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2018-01-19 00:56:24

Edina police say missing woman is dead and fugitive ex-boyfriend is suspect

An Edina woman missing for two weeks is dead, according to police, and they are alleging that her fugitive former boyfriend killed her. An Edina police report states that 25-year-old Joseph S.A. Porter "is alleged to be responsible for the death" of Cristina Prodan, 27, according to a warrant filed

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 15:51:00

Driver hit by SUV that spun into wrong late in Shakopee dies

A motorist who was hit by an SUV that spun into the wrong lane in the southwest metro on New Year's Day has died, authorities said Thursday. Rebecca L. Proteaux, 69, was traveling south on Hwy. 101 near Huber Park in Shakopee early in the evening, when a northbound vehicle struck her, according poli

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 21:04:00

Man pleads guilty in Minneapolis drive-by shooting that killed bicyclist

A Minneapolis man pleaded guilty Thursday to the drive-by shooting that left a 19-year-old bicyclist dead. Marcel Farr, 19, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and assault in the death of Tabyis Paskins, according to the Hennepin County attorney's office. Farr was about to stand trial on first-de

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 23:08:00

Prospect of serial rapist's release is met with fear and anger among his Minnesota victims

A controversial decision to release serial rapist Thomas R. Duvall, one of the most violent sex offenders in state history, has cast a pall of fear and anger over people across Minnesota who were his victims years ago. A woman who was raped repeatedly by Duvall in 1987 has changed her phone number a

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 02:12:00