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School Bus Driver Charged in Fatal New Jersey Crash
What to KnowThe driver of the school bus that crashed last week New Jersey, killing a student and teacher, has been charged with causing their deathsThe driver, 77-year-old Harry Muldrow Sr., faces two counts of death by auto in the May 17 crashThe driver had his license suspended 14 times, includin
Newton Brothers Arrested for Distributing Heroin in Town
NEWTON, NJ—Newton brothers Ryan and Daniel Devine are facing drug charges after an investigation by Newton Police Department and Sussex County Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Task Force. The duo were arrested on May 16 around 8:30 p.m. after law enforcement found they had distributed Heroin within the to
Video shows bus head to U-turn area before crash
MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) - Video depicting the lead-up to a New Jersey school bus crash that left a fifth-grader and a teacher dead shows the bus merging onto an interstate before turning sharply toward a U-turn area.NJ.com reports the department of transportation video its reporter viewed shows the b
Going swimming this Memorial Day? Not at these 2 N.J. state parks.
Memorial Day weekend signals the start of the summer, and for many people the iconic American holiday wouldn't be complete without a cool, refreshing dip in a lake.
West Milford roofing contractor fined $221,000 by OSHA for ladder, asbestos violations
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced the fine for the Hewitt-based contractor, John Prevete Framing LLC, on Wednesday. The penalties stem from an Oct. 2, 2017 OSHA inspection, records show.
Crash Closes Multiple Lanes Of 287 Thursday Morning
MORRISTOWN, NJ — A crash Thursday morning has closed multiple lanes of Route 287, NJ DOT says.
Sparta names street for veteran, plans to keep track of hometown military
Krapels, a disabled war veteran, vented a bit to the township councilman, soon to begin a one-year term as mayor, about his 19 months in Walter Reed Hospital in Washington.
11-year-old boy falls from 7th floor balcony in NJ
HACKENSACK, New Jersey (WABC) --An 11-year-old boy somehow fell from a seventh-floor balcony in New Jersey Wednesday afternoon.Authorities say it happened around 12:30 p.m. at a building on Prospect Avenue in Hackensack.Hacksensack firefighters responded to the scene and found the victim on the thir
School bus driver in deadly NJ crash had history of violations
Before a New Jersey school bus collided with a dump truck last week leaving a fifth-grader and a teacher dead, the bus merged onto an interstate and then turned sharply toward an illegal U-turn area, according to a new video.
Franklin man faces drug distribution charges
After the search warrant was executed and the home was searched on Monday, Lenny Quintero-Valentin 26, of Franklin, was arrested at the house at 6:30 a.m., according to Detective Sgt. Nevin Mattessich.
Sparta grad Bowie brought the thunder in her sophomore season at St. John's
That home-run ball came off the bat of Gretchen Bowie, a 2016 Sparta grad and the Herald's 2016 Softball Player of the Year, who has made serious inroads in two years with the Red Storm, going from preferred walk-on to capturing the Big East Conference's inaugural Defensive Player of the Year honors
Police seek suspect who tried to steal Red Bull from Weis, Walmart
On May 2, police said, the white male suspect was captured on surveillance video entering the grocery store and attempting to leave with a shopping cart full of Red Bull energy drinks without paying, according to a post this afternoon on the New Jersey State Police Facebook page.
Heart Attack Caused Death Of Franklin Student, 14, In Gym Class
FRANKLIN, NJ — A heart attack was found to be the cause of 14-year-old Franklin High School freshman's sudden death, according to his mother Tracy Warren.
The Latest: Bus driver had history of suspensions, tickets
In this aerial photo, a school bus lies crashed on Route 80 in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018. The Paramus school district says the bus was taking students on Thursday from East Brook Middle School... more
Body found behind dumpster behind fried chicken spot in Paterson
At around 6 a.m., Victoria Oquendo, who lives around the corner, noticed police lights flashing and saw the body lying behind the dumpster, in a back lot strewn with garbage. Oquendo was not surprised, calling the neighborhood a "valley of death."
What Caused NJ School Bus Crash? New Developments Offer Clues
Of the 45 people on the bus, 43 were injured and taken to nearby hospitals. Many were in critical condition as of Thursday afternoon. Also last night, the identity of the teacher who died in the crash was revealed.
Woman And Her 7-Year-Old Son Found Dead After Jumping From The Top Floor Of A NYC Hotel
Stephanie Adams, 47, jumped with her son, Vincent, from the top floor of the Gotham Hotel around 8:15 a.m., reported theNew York Post.
The Latest: Truck firm owner 'deeply saddened' by bus crash
A dump truck sits near the scene after a collision with a school bus in Mount Olive, N.J., Thursday, May 17, 2018. (Jay Faltings via AP)
Franklin-Area Man Is Somerset County's Fugitive Of The Week
Irule Allah, also known as Antoine Simpkins, has a last known address of the Franklin / New Brunswick area.
Stewart's drive-in hot dog stand closes after 70 years in Rockaway Township
The yellow and white wooden structure, accentuated with a red brick wall with it's cutout ordering window, concrete patio furnished with plastic tables and chairs all covered by the orange-colored awning and decorated with a vintage car hop photo, will not open again.