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$10,000 returned after Brink's truck drops money on New Jersey highway
WOODLAND PARK, N.J. – At least $10,000 was returned to the East Rutherford Police Department on Thursday night after a Brink's truck dropped cash on a busy New Jersey road during morning rush hour.
17-Year-Old Fugitive From Pennsylvania Arrested In Garden City
An officer saw a car traveling south on Clinton Road at 75 MPH on Dec. 5. The office tried to pull the car over, but the driver refused to stop and continued to drive in an unsafe manner on multiple streets in Garden City and Hempstead, breaking many laws. The car finally came to a stop on Stowe Pla
Petition to recall Rockaway Councilman Jeremy Jedynak revived
ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP — A second attempt to recall Councilman Jeremy Jedynak is underway after a first try this summer was brought to a halt over procedural errors and a shifting political landscape.
New Jersey town warns of aggressive fox attacking dogs
HOPATCONG, New Jersey (WABC) -- Authorities in one New Jersey town are warning residents of an aggressive fox that has been spotted in the area and has attacked one dog and acted in a threatening manner on at least two other occasions.
Morris Co. Custodian Charged With Sexual Assault In His Home
HARDING, NJ — A man who worked as a school custodian in Harding has been arrested and charged with sexual assault and child endangerment for inappropriately touching a 6-year-old female child.
Warren Cub Scout Pack 182 Participates in Annual Fall Camporee in Rockaway, NJ
Over the weekend of October 19 -21, 2018 Cub Scout Pack 182 participated in the Patriot’s Path Council’s Fall Camporee at Winnebago Scout Reservation in Rockaway, NJ. 62 Scouts and family members attended and enjoyed a weekend of camping, fun filled activities and feasts. If nothing else, the Pack e
Masked gunmen wanted for robbing, attacking New Jersey gas station employees
KEARNY, New Jersey (WABC) -- The manager of a New Jersey gas station was beaten by attackers wearing masks and carrying guns in a violent robbery caught on camera. Surveillance videos shows two masked men barging into the Exxon gas station on Passaic Avenue -- one with a shotgun and one with a glock
Man gets probation for stealing money from QuickChek safe
NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Dover man was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to a theft charge, according to the Sussex County prosecutor’s office. Juan Chaname-Millett, 29, was sentenced by the Honorable William J. McGovern III, J.S.C., at the Sussex County Courthouse in Newton on Dece
Cash falls out of armored truck onto New Jersey highway during rush hour [video]
It might be a Christmas miracle. An armored truck lost some of its cash as bills rained down on a New Jersey highway Thursday morning, according to NJ.com. A tweet from @JessBuchBrohm indicated a Brinks truck had been involved in an accident on Route 3 West.
2 firefighters suffer minor injuries while battling Dover church fire
DOVER, NJ (Morris County) – Two Dover firefighters suffered minor injuries early Thursday morning while battling a Dover church fire. At 3:04 a.m., the Dover Fire Department was alerted to an active fire alarm on the lower level of St. Thomas Orthodox Church of India, located at 360 West Blackwell S
Acorn Hall closed for holidays
MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Morris County Historical Society announces that its headquarters, Acorn Hall, will be closed for Christmas and New Year’s observances on Sunday, Dec. 23, Wednesday, Dec. 26, Sunday, Dec. 30, and Wednesday, Jan. 2.
New Jersey won’t vote on legalizing recreational marijuana in 2018
A vote before the year was out sounded possible, but it seems now that New Jersey state lawmakers will wait until 2019 to consider legalizing recreational marijuana. A Thursday meeting between Gov. Phil Murphy, state Senate President Stephen Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin could have se
Community Rallies Around Hero Morris Co. Cop Injured In Crash
MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ — Two days after a hero Mount Arlington police officer was seriously injured in the line of duty, Morris County cops and locals are rallying to show their support.
Police Officer Hit By Car In Morris Co.
MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ — A Mount Arlington police officer was struck by a car Tuesday night, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office confirmed. The Mount Arlington police department said the officer was hit on Howard Boulevard and was being treated for his injuries as of 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Spokespers
'Secret Santa' pays off layaways at Walmart in New Jersey
POHATCONG, N.J. -- Christmas came early this year for some customers at a New Jersey Walmart. The Walmart Supercenter in Pohatcong Township says an anonymous "secret Santa" has paid off all remaining items on layaway.
(VIDEO) Rockaway school officials mull state's changes to standardized tests
ROCKAWAY - The state's standardized tests were the subject of some discussion when the grades K-8 school district's Board of Education met on Nov. 27. At the meeting, Superintendent Phyllis Alpaugh gave a report regarding testimony in Trenton the previous week on NJQSAC and PARCC.
Rockaway Township Public Library plans events for January, February
ROCKAWAY TWP. - The Rockaway Township Public Library, located at 61 Mount Hope Road, has planned several public programs for the start of the new year. Registration is required for all programs, unless otherwise noted. For registration, visit the library, call 973-627-2344, or sign up online at rtli
Morristown Restaurant Owner Asks Community Members to Join Him and Help St Peters Orphanage
MORRISTOWN, NJ - The holidays are very special for restaurant owner Mike Dey, owner of Fatty's in Morristown and Weenies in Denville. He believes that the holidays are a time when you should focus on family and to be generous to those around you.
Mother, 5 other adults charged with beating, scalding 3-year-old with hot water as punishment
A mother and five other adults have been arrested after they repeatedly beat and threw scalding water on a 3-year-old boy in order to punish him at the Newark home they share, prosecutors said.
Cozy, Spacious Morris Co. Home Listed For $4 Million
MENDHAM TOWNSHIP, NJ -- This five-bedroom Mendham home sits on over six acres of land, but the wood and stone detailing makes the home feel cozy and welcoming. Read more about it here and visit realtor.com for even more photos.