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Giants trade Jason Pierre-Paul, 2018 fourth-round pick to Buccaneers for 2018 third-round pick, fourth-round pick  

Giants trade DE Jason Pierre-Paul to Buccaneers The Giants have traded Jason Pierre-Paul to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Daily News has confirmed that new Giants GM Dave Gettleman shipped JPP and the Giants' 2018 fourth-round pick (102nd overall, second of fourth round) to the Bucs in a major Thu

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 14:28:27

NJ Attorney General's office identifies man killed in standoff at Panera in Princeton

Authorities have identified the man who killed by police after an armed standoff at the Panera on Nassau Street in downtown Princeton. Scott Mielentz, 56, recently lived in Lawrenceville but previously was a resident of Newtown, Pa and was a graduate of East Brunswick High School. Mielentz entered t

PLANETPRINCETON.COM - 2018-03-21 19:14:55

Long Island Woman Dies While Shoveling Snow, Marking 4th Death Linked to Latest Nor'easter

Some parts of New York saw more than 16 inches of snow -- Patchogue had 20.1 On Long Island the storm was responsible for one death, and multiple car crashes. Pei-Sze Cheng reports. (Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018) Four deaths have been blamed on the so-called four'easter, including one of a Lo

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-22 15:02:41

Walmart Theft, Heroin Charges After Crash, in Township Police Arrests

RARITAN TWP., NJ - Police arrested Nicholas A. Clerico, 22 of Flemington and charged him with the theft of a gaming system from Walmart here. Police said a Walmart employee reported the theft by a "subcontracted employee working in the store." Clerico was arrested around 6:15 p.m. March 8 after an i

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-23 13:52:00

On-duty Edison cop drove unmarked police car to slash ex's car tire

Just after clocking in Monday evening, an Edison cop drove his unmarked car to New Brunswick and slashed a tire on his ex-girlfriend's car, according to three sources with knowledge of the incident. The 15-year veteran, Paul Pappas, has since been charged with criminal mischief and stripped of his g

NJ.COM - 2018-03-22 15:30:13

Shoppers Line Up At Whole Foods For Grand Opening

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The line of excited shoppers wrapped all the way around the new Whole Foods store in Bridgewater on Friday morning. The grand opening was postponed from Wednesday to Friday due to the snow storm. Shoppers waiting in line were treated with homemade pastries and coffee as they waited

PATCH - 2018-03-23 14:04:20

Somerville: Fifth-Graders Help DARE Police Recruits Sharpen Their Skills

Somerville DARE Officer Vito Spadea, left, visits a class at Van Derveer School yesterday.Credits: Rod Hirsch DARE police candidates speak to students at the Van Derveer School in Somerville on Thursday; Twenty-five officers will graduate on Friday.Credits: Rod Hirsch DARE police candidates speak

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-22 18:46:00

Here's How Much You Need To Earn To Live In Somerset County

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Somerset County is one of the priciest places to live in New Jersey, according to the Economic Policy Institute. The organization recently released its 2018 family budget calculator that estimates how costly it is to live in each of America's 3,142 counties and 611 metro areas.

PATCH - 2018-03-21 17:29:35

#BREAKING NYC Firefighter killed in Harlem fire

A firefighter died while battling a five alarm fire in Harlem late last night. The fire broke out in the basement of a building on St. Nicholas Avenue just before 11 p.m. As flames spread, a firefighter became trapped. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Three other firef

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-03-23 06:28:02

1 dead after fatal Newark crash during nor'easter

NEWARK, NJ - A man was killed in a collision in Newark Wednesday, officials said. Nafis Majette, 32, was a passenger in a car that was struck by a stolen vehicle, Newark's public safety director said. Two men in a stolen Audi slammed into the car Majette was in around 2 p.m. A parked snow plow was h

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-22 01:07:56

Look inside N.J.'s newest Whole Foods, opening Friday

Whole Foods' 19th New Jersey location is set to open Friday after Wednesday's early-spring snowstorm forced its delay. The grand opening will begin at 9 a.m., two years after the upscale grocer announced it would open a store in a Bridgewater shopping center between Route 22 and Chimney Rock Road.

NJ.COM - 2018-03-22 10:55:00

Manville Schools Have 2-Hour Delayed Opening

MANVILLE, NJ - The Manville School District will have a two-hour delayed opening on Thursday. Parents should refer to each school's bell schedule for exact times. (Image via Shutterstock) Have a news tip? Email alexis.tarrazi@patch.com. Get Patch breaking news alerts sent right to your phone with o

PATCH - 2018-03-22 12:22:54

Travels Alert - New Jersey State Police Issues Commercial Travel Ban

WEST TRENTON, NJ - A commercial vehicle travel ban due to the anticipated severity of the impending nor'easter was announced by Colonel Patrick J. Callahan. The travel ban has been in effect since Tuesday, March 20, at 8 p.m.,and includes a commercial vehicle travel ban for the entire length of foll


4 teens, including escapee, arrested with stolen car: police

Four teens, including one who had escaped from a Newark detention facility, were arrested Wednesday when police found them in a stolen car on Audubon Avenue, authorities said. Sheldon Mays, 18, of Jersey City, two 17-year-olds and a 16-year-old were all charged with receiving stolen property, Jersey


Gunman caught in shooting that left 1 dead, 3 wounded, cops say

A 27-year-old South Jersey man has been charged with murder and attempted murder nearly six months after a shooting at an Atlantic County condominium complex which left one dead and three hurt. Matthew Gonzalez (Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office) Matthew Gonzalez, of the Mays Landing section of Ha


Trenton sex assault victim sues DYFS over ex-employee's alleged misconduct

TRENTON >> A sexually abused victim is suing the state's child protection division for punitive damages, alleging she suffers from post-traumatic stress as a victim of Lamont King's alleged misconduct. King, 40, of Trenton, is a former employee of the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services


Overturned dump truck spills load of rocks on I-295, forces closure

A portion of Route 295 South in Mercer County was closed Friday after a dump truck overturned, spewing rocks and gravel across the highway, according to New Jersey State Police. The accident occurred near milepost 69 in Lawrence Township, not far from the Princeton exit. State Police posted photos o


N.J. man lured undercover '13-year-old.' Now he's going to prison.

A Morris County man who set up an encounter with an undercover detective posing as a 13-year-old girl after placing an ad on Craigslist was sentenced to three years in state prison Friday, authorities said. Robert Elmi, 64, of Gillette.OAG Robert Elmi, 64, spent weeks texting and e-mailing with the


New Jersey woman dies from snowboarding accident

A 20-year-old woman from Piscataway, New Jersey, died as a result of a snowboarding accident on Wednesday at the Blue Mountain Ski Area, 1660 Blue Mountain Drive, Lower Towamensing Township, Palmerton. Lehigh County Coroner Scott M. Grim reported Euna Shin was pronounced dead at 5:36 p.m. Thursday a


Onetime teen robbery suspect suing cops, claims false arrest

A Hamilton man accused of robbing a local CVS two years ago while a high school student is suing the town and police claiming he was the target of fabricated evidence and a false arrest by police who violated his civil rights. The robbery case against Michael Lionelli was dismissed in January, for