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Man dies after being shot and hit by vehicle in Newark
A 43-year old Irvington man died after he was shot and run over by a vehicle Tuesday night in Newark, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday.Just before 9 p.m., prosecutors say, Rodney O'Neal was shot it the 300 block of Schley Street in the city's South Ward.
TSA officer gets in dance battle with young boy at Newark airport
NEWARK, N.J (Circa) - A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer atNewark Liberty International Airportgot into a dance-off with a boy who challenged him.TSA officer Joshua McCall was assisting the boy and his family through the screening process when the boy began dancing. TSA said in a
Newark School Installs Laundromat In Attempt To Wash Away The Vicious Cycle Of Bullying
The principal discovered students were being bullied for coming to class with dirty clothes, so he’s giving them a chance to go from the classroom into the laundry room, all under the same roof, CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reported Wednesday.
Crime, controversy, and an FBI probe. 'Fed up' residents say mayor's got to go.
The city clerk confirmed Tuesday that she had certified a notice of intent to recall the mayor and approved the petition language last week. Clerk Joyce Lanier said the recall committee must collect signatures for 25 percent of all voters registered for the last general election, or about 4,051 sign
Ex-Union Boss at Rikers Island Jail Convicted of Corruption
The leader of a powerful city union who allegedly accepted lavish gifts, exotic trips and cold hard cash in exchange for the investment of pension funds was arrested by the FBI on corruption charges in an ongoing investigation focusing on the NYPD and City Hall. Jonathan Dienst reports. (Published W
Man Admits to Fatally Shooting Neighbor in Broad Daylight
What to KnowA man in NJ who admitted to fatally shooting his neighbor last year in broad daylight could face up to 25 years in prison, authorities sayShansey Abernathy, 24, pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated manslaughter for the killing of Alphonso Pearson, 27, prosecutors announcedProsecutor
NJ high school principal installs laundry room to fight bullying
"When school starts on September the 4th, my kids will be able to use it daily after school," Cook said.
Warning Issued to Union County Residents About Document Fee Scam
CLARK, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi issued an advisory to county residents to be aware of what they pay for when it comes to obtaining property information. According to Rajoppi, there is a wealth of information available free of charge through the County Clerk’s website or by calling or
Union County College Receives $1.5 Million Grant from National Science Foundation under New Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program
CRANFORD – Union County College received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) first program to support STEM research at Hispanic-Serving Institutions. The grant, Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program (HSI Program), awarded funding
After A Rainy Week, A Rainy Weekend In Morris Co.
MORRIS COUNTY — After a super rainy week, don't expect the weekend to be any nicer. The rain will continue into the weekend in Morris County, with mild temperatures. Check out a four day weekend forecast here:
Linden Man Admits to Fatal Shooting
Appearing before state Superior Court Judge Candido Rodriguez, Jr. on Monday, 24-year-old Shansey Abernathy pleaded guilty to a single count of first-degree aggravated manslaughter in connection with the death of 27-year-old Alphonso Pearson.
Man Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Woodbridge
WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A man crossing Rt. 1 was hit and killed by a driver early Monday morning, Aug. 13, Woodbridge police announced,NJ.com reported.
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)
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.
NJ Transit: Positive train control installation cancels more trains
Additionally, the NJ Transit 7th Avenue Concourse at Penn Station suffered "substantial damage to the ceiling and entrance to the concourse" during this past weekend's flash flooding in New York City. The area is closed while the damage is being repaired. The platform entrance to the escalator for t
Court upholds Plainfield drug dealer's murder conviction
Jeremy Watson, 32, lost the fourth appeal of his conviction of murdering Michael Gregory, 41, in the park on March 24, 2006. Watson, who was also found guilty of shooting Gregory's girlfriend, Candice Baker, is serving a 77-year-sentence in New Jersey State Prison.
9 arrested, 1 at large in drug sweep that nets over $100K in cash
Authorities seized $114,497 , plus 33 grams of cocaine with a street value of $870, and about 43 grams of heroin worth $1,330.
Angry Subway Riders Miss Stop, Attack Train Conductor: NYPD
Three people were captured on video attacking a subway conductor in Brooklyn, with one woman cheering on the trio. Michael George reports. (Published Monday, Aug. 13, 2018)
Montclair Storm Recovery: Flood-Related Bulk Waste Pickup
MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair Township will conduct a special, flood-related bulk waste pickup after a torrential downpour dumped several inches of rain on the area last weekend.
Man accused of killing, eating dead ex-girlfriend deemed competent for trial
An Indiana man accused of raping, killing and eating parts of his ex-girlfriend’s dead body is now mentally competent to stand trial, a state psychiatrist said Thursday.