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Bearded gunman shoots 47-year-old victim several times in Brooklyn, leaving him critically wounded

A bearded gunman shot the 47-year-old victim in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn on Wednesday.(Gardiner Anderson/for New York Daily News) A hirsute gunman riddled a man with bullets on a Brooklyn street corner Wednesday night, leaving him critically wounded. The shooter opened fire on the 47-year-old victim

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 01:57:22

Third person charged in human-trafficking ring involving Brooklyn brothel

Cops say an apartment in this building on Lincoln Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, served as a brothel.(Jeff Bachner/for New York Daily News) A third suspect has been charged in a human trafficking case centered on a Brooklyn brothel, according to authorities. Detectives have also determined that

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 04:47:10

North Jersey to avoid effects of Hurricane Jose

More on a Fort Lee shooting, a ride on a B-17 and Happy Hobbit Day - all in "5 things to know in New Jersey on Thursday." John C. Ensslin Hurricane Jose may not hit North Jersey, if at all, but the rest of the state may not be as fortunate the next few days. With the first day of fall officially co

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 13:17:08

Man shot in chest near Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn

BOERUM HILL, Brooklyn - A 40-year-old man was rushed to the hospital after he was shot in the chest near Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn Wednesday evening. It happened just around 8:15 p.m. at Atlantic Avenue and 4th Avenue. Police are looking for a five-foot, five-inch man with a white beard, wearing

PIX11.COM - 2017-09-21 01:17:47

Wallington prepares for Polish presidential visit

With the expected arrival of Polish President Andrzej Duda to Wallington on Wednesday, Sept. 20, we look at the heart-shaped borough's ties to the European country. Kim Predham/NorthJersey.com WALLINGTON - Schools and the local library closed early, public works crews spruced up the General Casimir

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 19:51:53

Critics call college rankings 'a joke' - here's why every list has a different No.1

Abby Jackson, provided by Published 4:56 pm, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 College rankings are ubiquitous as the school year starts. U.S. News & World Report, Niche, and Times Higher Education all released rankings in September. The proliferation of these rankings have led some to revolt against

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2017-09-20 23:02:43

NTSB to investigate sleep apnea link in NJ Transit, LIRR derailments

The NTSB is investigating the role sleep apnea played in both the NJ Transit crash in Hoboken Terminal and the LIRR derailment at Atlantic Terminal in Downtown Brooklyn in January Similarities were immediately drawn between the crashes, but after months of investigating, the NTSB now believes sleep

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-21 11:05:02

North Jersey Indie Fest returns with more labels, more diversity

The second annual North Jersey Indie Festival returns to Jersey City's Cathedral Hall on Saturday, Sept. 23, featuring an eclectic mix of two dozen bands from the area. The brainchild of Neil Sabatino of Mint 400 Records and Frank DeFranco of Sniffling Indie Kids, last year's festival utilized Cath

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 21:49:31

After Equifax scandal, Menendez bill would guard against hacks

HOBOKEN -- While lawyers and prosecutors argued his corruption case in Newark, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez appeared in Hoboken Wednesday to announce a consumer protection bill and criticize Equifax executives for failing to protect credit data and then their company stock while delaying disclosing the

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 22:29:43

So much to do, so little time this jam-packed arts weekend

Looking for something to do? There's no way you'll be bored this weekend. It's the first weekend of fall, and events are abundant. Festivals, conventions, parades, art exhibits, shows and more seem to be available everywhere. Here are some you might want to check out: Fear's the theme on stage at JC

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 15:38:33

Caught again: Serial package thief charged 9 more times, police say

BAYONNE -- A Jersey City man with a history of swiping packages from outside homes has struck again, and again, and again, authorities said. Damion Baker, 48, has been charged with nine counts of theft for stealing packages from different addresses in Bayonne over the past two weeks, Bayonne Police

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 12:48:27

How investigators discovered a dismembered body in black garbage bags

ELIZABETH -- The first things an investigator saw when he cut open a black garbage bag on the side of the road in Newark were an eye socket and an ear, he testified in court Wednesday. John McCabe, formerly the acting chief of detectives at the Union County Prosecutor's Office, said he and Union Tow

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 11:06:06

The Bob Menendez trial: He may be a sleaze, but he's our sleaze | Mulshine

On the drive up to Newark to view the trial of our senior senator on corruption charges, I heard a radio talker complain that the media are ignoring the proceedings because Bob Menendez is a Democrat. I wanted to discuss that with the guy who's been sitting next to me for the past few days of the tr

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 10:27:13

Photos in Menendez bribery trial show Senator was living large

What a life! Photos just released in Sen. Robert Menendez's bribery trial show him living large with his wealthy eye doctor pal Salomon Melgen, including lounge-time by the pool, weekends in the Caribbean with his lady friend, and access to golf courses with ocean views. The photos are evidence in t

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-21 04:06:12

NJ Politics Digest: Menendez May Choose Between Trial and Senate Vote

Sen. Bob Menendez could face a tough choice next week: be in the courtroom for his high-stakes corruption trial, or be on the Senate floor for a crucial vote on a repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to put a bill that would scrap former President Obama's h

OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 10:00:03

HCCC opens state-of-the-art STEM building

Hudson County Community College held a grand opening ceremony and tours Tuesday for its state-of-the-art 70,070 square-foot STEM Building on Academy Street in Jersey City. The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Building is located at 263 Academy St., a few blocks from the Journal Squar

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 07:01:00

Sorry, Christie: Shaq is switching political teams

TRENTON -- Newark native and basketball superstar Shaquille O'Neal backed Gov. Chris Christie in 2013. But he's splitting with the outgoing Republican in this year's election. O'Neal is slated to endorsed Democratic nominee Phil Murphy on Monday. Murphy, a former ambassador and Goldman Sachs executi

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 20:59:24

Suspect Shot By Victim During Attempted Robbery This Morning

Elizabeth Police Department officers responded to a call this morning around 5 a.m. on Edgar Road at a 24-hour car wash located just south of the Bayway Circle.Credits: Fran Sullivan ELIZABETH, NJ-Elizabeth Police Department officers responded to a call this morning around 5 a.m. on Edgar Road at a

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-20 21:59:00

Retired cop shoots man who allegedly tried to mug him

ELIZABETH -- Authorities are investigating after a retired Newark police officer shot and wounded a 23-year-old man during the course of an attempted robbery Wednesday morning, Acting Union County Prosecutor Thomas K. Isenhour said in a statement. City police responded to a 24-hour car wash on Edgar

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 21:53:49

Natasha Lyonne Cast In Amy Poehler's Netflix Comedy Amid 'OITNB' 6 Filming

Natasha Lyonne has just been cast as lead in Amy Poehler's upcoming Netflix comedy. According to Entertainment Weekly, Lyonne will also serve as co-creator alongside Poehler an Leslye Headland. The yet to be titled comedy will follow the life of a young woman named Nadia (Lyonne) who is on a journey