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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.
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
New Dog Park Opens at Warinanco Park in Roselle – Becomes Second County-wide facility for canines
Union County, NJ – With dozens of happy dogs—and their owners—on hand, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders officially cut the ribbon and opened the Warinanco Dog Park in Roselle this past Saturday.
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.
Clark Police Department Raises Funds for Roselle Park Lieutenant During “No-Shave November”
CLARK, NJ – Last month, members of the Clark Police Department participated in “No-Shave November” to raise cancer awareness. Proceeds from the fundraiser were donated to Roselle Park Lieutenant Manny Jimenez.
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
Police Investigating Bank Robbery at Crown Bank on Elmora Avenue in Elizabeth
ELIZABETH, NJ - Police are investigating and an afternoon bank robbery that occurred on Elmora Ave. in Elizabeth. According to a report for the Breaking News Network (BNN), police units were called in approximately 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon for a bank robbery at the Crown Bank located on the 10
Victim ID'd In Cranford Fatal Fire
CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Fire Department has confirmed the identity of the homeowner who perished in the fire that destroyed 155 Hillcrest Ave. early Sunday morning. Phillip Anter, 60, was found dead on the first floor of his home after responders were able to make entry, according to Cranford Fi
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 Catholic Students Attended Union County STEP Program
SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J, -- Several Union Catholic students attended the sixth annual Union County Student Training Enrichment Program Summit on Friday at Kean University. Sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the day-long event invited high school students from throughout Union Coun
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.
Linden man killed in auto crash
LINDEN - A 54-year-old Linden man died Monday after being struck by a truck as he was crossing the street in the area of North Wood Avenue and Elizabeth Avenue. About 5:15 p.m. Monday police responded to reports of an auto-pedestrian crash on North Wood Avenue at the intersection of Elizabeth Avenue
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Man Dies in Cranford House Fire Sunday Morning
The body of the man is believed to be the homeowner. Cranford Fire Chief Daniel Czeh called the body "unidentifiable" but investigators can use other methods such as dental records to help identify the victim.
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
Cause Of Cranford Fatal Fire Under Investigation
CRANFORD, NJ - Officials are still looking for a cause of the fast-moving fire that tore through a Hillcrest Avenue home Sunday morning killing one occupant. According to Cranford Fire Official and Emergency Management Coordinator Lt. Matthew Lubin the Cranford Fire and Police Departments responded