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Hit-And-Run Driver Manhunt After Woman Killed In Jersey City

A widespread manhunt is underway for a hit-and-run driver who killed a New Jersey woman, authorities say, and a video has been released of the suspect's car (see below). The victim has been identified as Theresa Florence, age 63, of Jersey City. After the Wednesday crash, she was transported to Jers

PATCH - 2018-01-20 16:11:41

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


Newark Airport's AirTrain to shut down for repairs

Newark Airport's AirTrain will shut down for repairs starting Saturday night Maintenance will begin at 10 p.m. and last until 7 a.m. Sunday. In the meantime the Port Authority will provide free shuttle buses between Newark's terminals and parking lots. The Port Authority is advising travelers to tak

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-20 17:29:59

Man Arrested and Charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Brain Session of East Orange has been arrested on charges related to a kidnapping and sexual assault that occurred in Morristown on January 18, said police. Morristown Police Officers responded to an apartment building on a report of sexual assault. According to authorities, an adul

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-20 21:46:00

Statue of Liberty falls victim to government shutdown, ruining day for tourists: 'It kind of killed my dreams'

Tired? Poor? No, just confused and disappointed. The Statue of Liberty was closed Saturday thanks to the government shutdown, leaving frustrated tourists milling about in lower Manhattan and railing at the powers that be in Washington. "I think it's kind of outrageous," said Zach Bokanyi, a 20-y

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 20:56:52

Man tasered, bound, assaulted woman during break-in, authorities say

A man, who police say was behind a string of burglaries in Morristown over the last two months, allegedly robbed and sexually assaulted a woman who had come home during a break-in on Thursday, authorities said. Brian Session, 47, of East Orange, was arrested Friday and faces a slew of charges that

NJ.COM - 2018-01-20 20:55:07

NYPD shutters Show Palace Gentleman’s Joint for allegedly promoting prostitution

The show will not be going on at the Show Palace Gentlemen's Club now that the Queens jiggle joint has been shuttered amid allegations of prostitution. Armed with a court order, members of the NYPD Vice Squad cleared out and closed the Long Island City strip club on 21st St. near 43rd Ave. at arou

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 21:48:04

Jersey City opens online applications for summer internship program

JERSEY CITY -- The city has opened online applications for its six-week summer internship program (JCSI). The program, now in its fifth year, places eligible public high school students in paid, work-based learning opportunities at the city's leading corporations and nonprofit organizations. "In add

NJ.COM - 2018-01-20 17:11:19

Husband arraigned for wife's New Year's morning homicide

WASILLA, Alaska (KTUU) Wednesday morning, Anthony Smith, 38, from Wasilla was arraigned for the murder of his wife, which happened New Year's Day. Amy Smith, 37, was found to be non-responsive that morning. Officers with the Alaska State Troopers and medical personnel went to the couple's Big Lake


Panel recommends Eastman removal from ethics committee

In this Jan. 16, 2018 photo, Rep. David Eastman, a Wasilla Republican, sits at a desk on the floor of the Alaska House of Representatives in Juneau, Alaska. A special panel on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, recommended the removal of Eastman from the legislative ethics committee for allegedly disclosing t


Former state Sen. Huggins drops out of GOP primary for Alaska governor

JUNEAU - Charlie Huggins, the former Alaska Senate president from Wasilla, said late Wednesday he's withdrawing from the Republican Party primary for governor. Huggins announced his decision in a Facebook post. He said when he began his campaign that he saw a "clear path to victory" but now faces w


Time to talk ice fishing

Despite our recent warming trends, we are well into the ice fishing season. In fact, one multi-day local tournament has already begun. The Still Cold Open Tournament began on Big Lake this past Jan. 13 and will continue Jan. 27, Feb. 10, Feb. 24, and March 11, concluding on Championship Sunday, Marc

FRONTIERSMAN - 2018-01-19 09:52:00

No shopping bag tax for Mat-Su

PALMER - Days after the Valley's big-box mecca banned disposable plastic shopping bags, the Mat-Su Assembly killed a boroughwide bag tax proposal. The Assembly on Tuesday postponed indefinitely any action on the 10-cent-per bag excise tax for retailers making $1 million or more. The proposal first


Palmer City Council tackles variety of topics

PALMER - The Palmer City Council discussed aeronautical campgrounds, plastic bags, and temporary structures and commended the United States Postal Service in their regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 9 at City Hall. "We're talking about people getting caffeine here, this is an important matter," sai


Alaska Republicans name 3 potential replacements for Wasilla senator

Alaska Republicans selected two local party officials and a current state representative as possible replacements for Mike Dunleavy, the GOP senator from Wasilla who resigned this month. Former Wasilla Republican Sen. Mike Dunleavy (Nathaniel Herz / Alaska Dispatch News) Former Wasilla Republican S


Birchwood council talks water, public safety issues

The sun lights up clouds above Birchwood in this photo taken from Beach Lake Road on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (Star photo by Matt Tunseth) The Birchwood Community Council (BCC) met on Wednesday, Jan. 10, to discuss a broad range of issues impacting the community and to hear presentations from subjec


Dog rescued from East Providence home dies; shelter under quarantine

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Donations are piling up outside the East Providence Animal Shelter as workers deal with the outbreak of a deadly viral disease. Two puppies rescued last week from squalid conditions inside a Riverside home became sick with the parvovirus, according to East Providence A

WPRI - 2018-01-19 23:27:32

Judge to rule Monday on Providence principal charged with failing to report sex assault allegation

WARWICK, R.I. - A District Court judge will now decide whether a Providence elementary school teacher is guilty of failing to report to the state Department of Children, Youth and Families allegations that a gym teacher sexually abused young girls by groping them last May. Judge James Caruolo heard

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-19 16:43:04

Sunny, mild, gusty on Saturday in R.I.; 50 degrees for women's rally in Providence

Temperature expected at 50 degrees for noon rally on State House lawn as part of Rhode Island Women's March. Paul Edward Parker Journal Staff Writer projopaul PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Mild temperatures, but gusty winds are expected Saturday across Rhode Island, according to the National Weather Service f

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-20 14:58:19

Car flips in front of CVS in Bristol

A car flipped on its side in front of a CVS in Bristol Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Tony Avila) A car flipped on its side in front of a CVS in Bristol Friday afternoon. The crash occurred at the CVS on Metacom Avenue, which is located across from the police station. It's unclear what le

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-01-19 19:06:20