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Dramatic Video Shows Lightning Strike Over Manhattan as Storm Brews

Dramatic video footage shows the moment lightning struck over Manhattan, New York, on Thursday, May 10, amid reports of a brewing storm.This video was captured by eyewitness Laurent Fanichet. Weather forecasters warned New York faced an increased risk of lightning strikes as the city faced a potenti


Authorities identify woman who was fatally stabbed Sunday

Authorities initially responded to a call of a woman suffering from cardiac arrest in the apartment, sources said, but they discovered that Wilson had a stab wound to her torso, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-13 15:24:00

A restaurant in NYC makes interactive cocktails that incorporate fire, mace, and slingshots

We set out to try the whimsical and creative cocktails over at The Aviary, NYC. From slingshots to totem poles, The Aviary knows how to create an immersive drinking experience. The Office, which is a speakeasy inside The Aviary, holds the most expensive and rare spirits. We got to test them out.


Man faces 10 years in prison for crash that killed 2 teens

Rashaun Bell, of Jersey City, pleaded guilty to two counts of leaving the scene of the Oct. 18, 2017 crash in the area of Terrace Avenue and Leonard Street in which Elionel Jimenez, 15, and Alexander Rosas Flores, 16, died.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-13 14:29:00

There's a class in NYC that teaches you how to make fancy chocolate desserts

Jacques Torres offers a personalized chocolate-making class that allows you to become a chocolatier for a day. Learn how to make a variety of different chocolate treats.


Man Found Dead Near Bryant Park, Police Say

MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — The NYPD is investigating the death of a man whose body was found across the street from Bryant Park, police said.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 15:48:59

Tour bus hits overpass in Newark; several hurt

Several people are being treated for injuries after a tour bus returning from Washington, D.C. crashed into an overpass in Newark, New Jersey.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-13 09:32:04

VIDEO: Police help bride caught in floods on her wedding day

Police helped a bride escape from high water on her wedding day.BOGOTA, New Jersey (WABC) --Most people say they'll never forget their wedding day.And that's certainly the case for a pair of newlyweds in New Jersey, but for reasons they never would have expected.The couple and their wedding party go

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-12 12:58:56

Newark man wanted in Fourth of July shooting of 5-year-old girl: police

Jamar Battle, 30, is wanted in connection with the Fourth of July shooting of a 5-year-old girl in Newark (Credit: Newark Police)

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-13 13:28:44

NJ Weather: Flash flood warnings issued today again for Central Jersey

CENTRAL JERSEY – The National Weather Service offices in Mount Holly and New York has issued flash flood watches through this evening for Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex, Union, Mercer and Monmouth counties. High levels of rain in recent weeks make the threat of flash flooding especially likely.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-08-13 15:44:00

Missing Newark Man, 81, Last Seen Driving Cadillac: Police

NEWARK, NJ — Authorities are asking for the public's help finding an 81-year-old Newark man who was reported missing on Monday. He was last seen driving a 2003 Cadillac Deville, Newark police said.

PATCH - 2018-08-13 14:54:21

White cops vs. black men? Nope: Data on police killings reveal a more complex and stubborn dynamic - NY Daily News

Eric Garner died while being arrested by police in Staten Island on Thursday, July 17, 2014. (New York Daily News)

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-13 00:00:00

Bus Returning From Newark Mayor’s Picnic Overturns on NJ Turnpike

Newark, NJ - Thirty-six passengers on a bus returning from an annual mayor’s picnic Saturday were taken to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries after an accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, officials said.Mayor Ras Baraka's fourth annual family reunion picnic event was held at Black Bea

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-08-12 21:13:00

NYC Mayor lets security haul away reporter for ... asking questions

Judging by most of the headlines you see these days, it’s President Trump and the GOP who are conducting some sort of war on the free press and undermining journalism. Don’t be fooled into thinking they have the market cornered on this score, however. There are Democrats out there doing a fine job o

HOT AIR - 2018-08-13 16:31:05

Newark man sentenced to 118 years in double murder

(Photo by Sean DuBois via Unsplash)PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- Prosecutors say a man has been sentenced to 118 years in two murders and other charges related to a shooting outside a New Jersey nightclub more than three years ago.The Passaic County prosecutor's office says Luis Delcarmen was sentenced Fri

FOX29.COM - 2018-08-12 18:30:00

Flash flooding sweeps cars away, strands drivers as rain soaks N.J.

Parts of the state can expect more rain Saturday night, Sunday and even into the beginning of the new week, the Weather Service forecasts say.


Saturday Rains Flood West Essex Area

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - All roads in the township were reopened on Sunday, according to West Caldwell police, after the massive rains Saturday morning and afternoon caused flooding and several road closures.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-08-12 11:48:00

Wild video shows cars floating down river after dealership flood

About five inches of rain had fallen in the area, causing flash flooding,NJ.com reported.


Passaic man sentenced to 118 years in prison for two first-degree murders

PASSAIC — A city man was sentenced Friday to 118 years in prison for the June 20, 2015 murders of Paterson woman and Garfield man, as well another 18 years from his attempted murder of a second Garfield man, the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office reported.


Dog stranded on ledge above raging Passaic River in Paterson

Around 1 p.m., firefighters were preparing to rappel down the Falls to rescue the small pit bull, said Mayor Andre Sayegh.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-08-12 18:38:00