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Trenton dad finds man in 6-year-old daughter's bed, police say

Edgar Mendoza (Trenton Police) TRENTON - A father who went to check on his 6-year-old daughter in her room Tuesday night discovered a man in her bed. The man turned out to be 32-year-old Edgar Mendoza, who prosecutors say is in this country illegally. The father noticed a light was off on the second

NJ1015.COM - 2017-09-21 16:49:06

Trenton Police: We found drugs, BB gun and 'toy gun' at Franklin Elementary

TRENTON >> The Franklin Elementary police investigation that began Wednesday afternoon has exposed widespread troubles at the Trenton public school involving drugs and weapons. A Franklin student brought a toy gun to the school on Monday, another student brought marijuana to school on Tuesday and an

TRENTONIAN - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

L.A. Parker: Trenton resident tired of the mess is moving out

A resident named Manny sounded just like a Billy Joel character Thursday morning, minus the heavy rumble of car mufflers and screeching tires. "I'm moving out," Manny said. His declaration came as he wielded a broom and dust pan on Division St. "I sweep up around here just about everyday. People jus

TRENTONIAN - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

LISTEN: Trenton police director uses ESPN article to justify 'hood rats' comment

TRENTON >> City police director Ernest Parrey Jr. invoked a sportswriter's use of the same derogatory term he was captured on tape using to describe city residents to justify his conduct before City Council members at a closed-door meeting this month. Parrey at one point suggested his "hood rats" co

TRENTONIAN - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Former Trenton boxer sues cops over crash

TRENTON >> Former boxing great Sammy Goss has accused city police of hitting him with a low blow. Well, according to the Trenton pugilist's lawsuit, it was actually a head-on shot. Inducted into the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame in 1991, the 70-year-old Goss spoke to The Trentonian about his lawsui

TRENTONIAN - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Man faces deportation after sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl in Trenton

TRENTON >> A man was arrested early Tuesday morning after he was found in bed with a 6-year-old girl. Edgar Mendoza, 32, jumped out the second-floor window of a Bayard Street home after the child's parent found him in bed with his daughter. Police apprehended Mendoza a short time later. The family

TRENTONIAN - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

WATCH: Trenton Farmers Market stand employee threatens to kill customer in tirade

Screenshots from a video show an employee at one of the stands in the Trenton Farmers Market as she started on an expletive-filled tirade as a woman was recording her for allegedly being rude to an elderly Asian customer. WARNING: THE VIDEO CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE LAWRENCE >> A Trenton Farmers

TRENTONIAN - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

2 years from opening, here's what Trenton Central HS looks like

On a cold day in February 2016, the high school site looked like this, in the above photo, from atop St. Francis Medical Center on Hamilton Avenue. Part of the main clock tower building still remained, top left. Today, the frame of the new building is in place, in the photo below. Note, one common e

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 11:30:23

Trenton's first Starbucks on track for late 2017 opening (PHOTOS)

TRENTON -- Trenton's first Starbucks store slated for intersection of Warren and East Front streets is on track to open by the end of the year, a company official said Tuesday. While the empty storefront still has a few months of construction ahead, its dark green and brick exterior and large windo

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 17:12:08

Police search for missing 93-year-old man with dementia

Nugent was driving a 2002 Silver Nissan Versa bearing the license plate of NJ-BAS33G. He is known to frequent the areas of Hamilton and Trenton, according to police. Anyone with any information regarding the missing person is asked to contact the Hamilton Police Division at 609-581-4000 or Det. Tom

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 22:22:45

Report: Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins, other players ask NFL to support racial equality effort

A group of current and former NFL players has asked Commissioner Roger Goodell for the league's support for their campaign for racial equality and criminal justice reform. Yahoo Sports is reporting the players sent a 10-page memo to Goodell and NFL executive Troy Vincent in August asking for money,


Morrisville school board considering $6.8M in improvements

The Morrisville school board will consider at Wednesday night's meeting a total of $6.8 million in improvements to be done at both district schools - Grandview Elementary and Morrisville Intermediate/High School. The improvements - all to be done at both schools - would include renovations to the gy


Morrisville man attempts physical feat to help fellow veteran

When Robert "Cozmo" Consulmagno works out at the Newtown Athletic Center on Sunday, it will be with the intention of setting a world record. "I plan to do 1,000 standing ab wheel rollouts in the fastest time I can do," he said. "There is no record at the moment. I think I can do it in three hours."


Morell Smith Post 440 bring in experienced new commander for next two-year stint

Mike Errico (left) was named the new commander of Newtown Borough's American Legion Morell Smith Post 440, in a changing-of-hands ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 19. Former Commander Ed Hackett (right) is pictured presenting Errico with the Gavel of Command.Courtesy of Jim Anderson NEWTOWN BOROUGH - The Ame


How state lawmakers are killing an industry

I've owned a local tavern for more than 25 years and currently help operate The Hill Tavern in Feasterville and know from first-hand experience that I work in a great industry. I get to greet hundreds of guests from around our area each week -- and I would not trade my job for anything. Running a bu


Concert Scene: Some hard-working musicians take the stage

(File) Brian Wilson has been performing "Pet Sounds" in its entirety to mark the the 50th anniversary of the landmark album, and will be at American Music Theatre in Lancaster.Associated Press archives It doesn't matter what type of music you play, you just have to work hard. Look at the four acts h


Charlottesville: The mental status exam Trump failed

Talk about Donald Trump's mental health continues but no therapist is allowed to diagnose a non-patient. This is the way it must be in the medical profession; but what is called, "The duty to warn," has motivated many therapists to shout a warning cry. Throughout my career as a military therapist it


Want a better health care system? Check out Japan

Sen. Bernie Sanders' new health care plan, called "Medicare for All," would eliminate private health insurance and have the government pay for 100 percent of all health services. It's not going to happen, but it does point the way toward a system that could work better: A public-private hybrid akin


Trump's extraordinary threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea

President Donald Trump took to the floor of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday and, in his maiden speech there, called the leader of North Korea "Rocket Man," decried "loser terrorists" and said certain parts of the world are "in fact, going to hell." But Trump's perhaps oddly chosen col


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