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DEVELOPING NEW BRUNSWICK NJ: Body Found on Street in New Brunswick

Middlesex County authorities are looking into the circumstances behind a body found on a street in New Brunswick early Saturday morning. According to published reports/live video from online journal New Brunswick Today, police set up a crime scene on Livingston Avenue after calls to headquarters rep


Golden Tate is pumped to be with Giants, but finds one thing about New Jersey weird

Giants’ wide receiver Golden Tate, signed as a free agent after several months with the Philadelphia Eagles, merely had to drive up the New Jersey Turnpike to get to his new offices in East Rutherford. Seems he didn’t have a full tank when he started out.


Somerset County Man Sentenced for International Arms Trafficking

A Somerset County man was sentenced today to 46 months in prison for illegally exporting from the United States a wide array of weapons, including assault rifles, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.


Wendy Williams' Estranged Husband Calls Cops to New Jersey Mansion After She Files for Divorce

One week after Wendy Williams filed for divorce, her husband Kevin Hunter asked police to come to their home. On Thursday, Hunter called local law enforcement and asked that they respond to his and Williams’ New Jersey mansion to address members of the media, who were waiting outside.


Easter 2019: Where To Have A Hopping Brunch In Somerset County

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — Easter weekend is here and many may be heading out for a brunch with family and friends. Need some ideas on where to dine? Check out some of these brunch locations in Somerset County, rated by Google reviewers.



Our RLS Metro Breaking News platform members who are traveling on the Garden State Parkway in Cranford are informing us of a multi-vehicle crash that occurred in the southbound lanes in Clark a short time ago.


Millionaire Liquor Heiress Pleads Guilty in NYC Sex Cult Case; Alleged Bookkeeper Expected to Plead Guilty: Sources

The heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune has pleaded guilty to two charges in connection with the alleged NXIVM sex-trafficking cult case. Clare Bronfman, the 39-year-old daughter of late philanthropist and Seagram CEO Edgar Bronfman, issued a tearful apology in court Friday as she admitted she h


Edison High School Mourns Death of Student

Edison, NJ - A high school student at Edison High School has died by suicide. Parents were advised of the death in a letter from Principal Charles K. Ross, dated April 18. The name of the student has not been released.


Yankees Silence Singer Kate Smith Recording While Investigating Racism Claims

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith’s recording of “God Bless America” during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer.


N.J. trooper shared sexually explicit photo of 5-year-old with girl’s own mother, authorities say

A New Jersey state trooper exchanged a sexually explicit photo of a 5-year-old girl with the victim’s own mother after she asked him if he wanted to rape the girl, according to a criminal complaint by the state’s Office of the Attorney General.


N.J. police chief demoted me, forced me to retire for taking leave to care for sick mother, ex-cop says in lawsuit

A New Jersey police captain who took leave in order to care for his ailing mother has filed a lawsuit alleging his chief was angered by his absence and retaliated by demoting him and ultimately forcing him to retire.


Man in bike helmet robs NJ bank with help from employees

PARK RIDGE — It wasn't exactly an inside job, but a man wearing a bike helmet got help from employees to rob a bank on Wednesday by sending them into the vault to fetch the cash.


Bridgewater Police: Somerville Man Arrested for Shoplifting After Trespassing at Mall

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Somerville man who had previously been banned from the Bridgewater Commons Mall was arrested April 10 at 6:22 p.m. for shoplifting at Macy's and Lord & Taylor, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police.


Parents concerned over New Jersey school's plan to cut class time for rest of school year

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (WABC) -- Parents in New Jersey are speaking out after their kids are set to lose hours of instructional time at school in favor of up to three hours of study hall each day.


Activists Say Some in Community' On Edge' After City Man Detained in ICE Sweep

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - A recent statewide Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) sweep that resulted in one city man being detained has many in the community on edge, local immigration activists said.


Video apparently shows shootout that injured NYPD officer, killed suspect in Washington Heights

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- Video circulating on social media is believed to show the shootout between an NYPD officer and a suspect in Washington Heights. The incident was reported near West 187th Street and Wadsworth Avenue around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.


Everything to know about New Jersey's severe storm risk Friday night

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Lethal Carbon Monoxide Levels Found After NY Man Can't Wake Up Family; 6 Kids Among 11 Hospitalized

Nearly a dozen people were hospitalized, including a toddler and five other children, after becoming sickened in a two-family Westchester County home where lethal levels of carbon monoxide were found, authorities say.


Delaware, New Jersey Among 6 Fastest-Warming States, Research Shows

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A new federal report is warning about the rapidly increasing threat of climate change in the U.S. The study revealed that the Delaware Valley is home to some the fastest-warming states in the entire country.


Governor Murphy Signs Legislation to Permit Death with Dignity in New Jersey

MORRIS COUNTY — Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that will allow terminally ill New Jersey adults to end their lives peacefully, with dignity, and at their own discretion.