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N.J. man accused of killing 3 in drugged-driving gas station crash previously had license suspended, battled addiction

The 29-year-old man who allegedly crashed his car into a Wayne gas station Tuesday while high, killing three people, had previously lost his license after being arrested on charges he drove recklessly while under the influence and has a history of drug addiction.


Morris County Govt. Delayed Opening Due to Weather

Due to overnight icing conditions, all Morris County government offices will have a delayed opening today, Feb. 21. All offices will open at 10 a,m. All non-essential Morris County government employees should not report to work until 10 a.m.


School bus driver revived with Narcan after crashing in New Jersey

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- The driver of a school bus carrying children with special needs was revived with the narcotic overdose drug Narcan after crashing in New Jersey Wednesday, according to authorities, and now she is under arrest.


Morris County Library has 11 a.m. opening today, Feb. 21

Due to overnight weather conditions, the Morris County Library will have a delayed opening today, Thursday, Feb. 21, at 11 a.m. All other Morris County government offices will have a delayed opening today, Feb. 21. They will open at 10 a.m.


Morris County Couple Admits Stealing Over $150K by Filing Fraudulent Sandy Relief Funds

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a Morris County couple pleaded guilty today to stealing $152,820 by filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy.


Overturned Trucks, Icing Causing Mess On Morris Co. Highways

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ — Icing and snow accumulation are causing a messy commute across several Morris County highways Wednesday afternoon. Routes 10, 24, 280, and 287 are all seeing delays and lane closures, NJ DOT says. The following areas are affected:


Sister speaks out after brother, nephew killed in New Jersey DWI crash

WAYNE, New Jersey (WABC) -- The driver in a multi-vehicle crash that killed three people in New Jersey has been charged with aggravated manslaughter and driving while intoxicated, among several other charges, while the family members and loved ones of the victims struggle to come to grips with their


Falcons look to slow West Morris in 1st Morris County final

JEFFERSON -- A few steps outside of a classroom adjacent to Lenape Valley High School's gym, Joe DiGennaro stood in a bewildered state. The Jefferson boys head basketball coach was looking for answers after the ball continued to clank off the rim and fall in favor of the Falcons' opponents. With a t


Jersey Matters highlights impact of Morris County Sheriff’s Office’s Hope One

Journalist Kimberly Kravitz of WJLP-TV, a MeTV affiliate, interviewed Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon and the Hope One team for a “Jersey Matters” segment that will air Saturday, Feb. 23, at 5 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24, at 11 a.m. Kravitz said she was awed after reading a recent Star Ledger art


Drunk Morris County Driver Left Crash Scene, Blew Red Light, Police Say

A 44-year-old Budd Lake man is facing several charges after drunkenly crashing his car into a highway guardrail, driving away and then blowing a red light, authorities said. Elias N. Otalora-Losada was headed westbound on Route 46 when he crashed his 2014 Nissan into a guardrail and then left the sc


Traffic Alert: Vehicle Fire on 287 North

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A car heading 287 North (Exit 33- Harter Road/US 202) veered off the road and caught fire. It is unknown at this time if there are any injuries.


Police in New Jersey Search for Vehicle Allegedly Involved in Fatal Hit-And-Run

Authorities in New Jersey are searching for the driver of a vehicle allegedly involved in a fatal hit-and-run that took place Monday evening in North Bergen. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, at around 8:15 p.m. the North Bergen Police Department received a 911 call reporting a bo


This Is The Most Expensive Townhouse Listed In Morris Co.

CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Listed at $1.525 million, this is the most expensive townhouse currently on the market in Morris County. The home is located in Chatham Township, and has four bedrooms and five bathrooms. Read more about it here, and visit realtor.com for even more photos.


On Back-to-Back Days in NJ, Drivers Allegedly Crash While Overdosing and Survived — Three Others Died

Two recent crashes in New Jersey allegedly involved drivers who were allegedly overdosing narcotics. Authorities reported no injuries in one crash. In the other, victims were not so fortunate. Both drivers survived, both drivers were given Narcan.


New Jersey High School Basketball Player's Family Accuses Opposing School of Using Racial Slurs

The mother of a New Jersey high school basketball player is alleging that racial slurs were directed at her son during a game last week, according to NJ.com. Stefanie Dickerson, the mother of Lenape Valley Regional High School senior Nasir Dickerson, wrote on Facebook on Tuesday morning that her son


Teresa Giudice and Jackie Goldschneider Got Savage on The Real Housewives of New Jersey Reunion

Is it The Real Housewives of New Jersey or the Teresa Show? That was the hot topic of the night in part one of the RHONJ season nine reunion. Andy Cohen gathered Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Dolores Catania, Margaret Josephs, Jennifer Aydin and Jackie Goldschneider in all their sequin glory to reh


2 dead in South Jersey crash as winter storm makes driving treacherous

Two people were killed in a multi-vehicle crash Wednesday in Burlington County as a winter storm made roads treacherous in the region. The wreck occurred around 12:20 p.m. on West Hampton Street, between Hanover and Birmingham streets in Pemberton, according to Burlington County Central Communicatio


UPDATE: Glenwood Man Officially Charged with Triple Fatal Car Crash

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Wayne Police Chief James Clarke announce that based upon an investigation by the Wayne Police Department, in conjunction with the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, Jason Vanderee, 29, from Glenwood was.


'I Can't Breathe Without Her,' Mom Of Wayne Girl Who Died Monday

WAYNE, NJ — Halainah Grace Napolitano was a straight-A student. She loved art, musical theater, and dancing. Napolitano loved all kinds of dance: Ballet, hip-hop, tap, and jazz. She was a student at Stagelite Academy in Pompton Lakes. She loved to draw, was picked for the Windows Art Program at Ryer


Police official: ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett is now a suspect; detectives presenting case to grand jury

CHICAGO — Police official: “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett is now a suspect and detectives are presenting case to grand jury. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.