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Elementary school aide masturbated in front of students and filmed it, cops say

The aide, 21-year-old Kenneth Palmer of Randolph, who worked at Jefferson Elementary School, was scheduled for a court appearance Monday morning but the hearing was adjourned until next month.

NJ.COM - 2018-06-18 15:26:00

Teacher caught shoplifting can't get her $95K job back

The Superior Court Appellate DivisionruledFriday in an 11-page decision that the Woodbridge Board of Education, a state arbitrator and a Middlesex Superior Court judge were justified in firing and upholding the firing of Michele Schawb, a tenured teacher with 16 years experience who worked at Robert

NJ.COM - 2018-06-18 12:38:00

National Gun Violence Awareness Day observed at OPA - Essex News Daily

Photo by Chris SykesRutgers University Male Student Support Program at Orange Preparatory Academy Coordinator Reggie Miller, center, sits with a few of his former Brotherhood program students and a recent resident from Montclair, left, on Friday, June 2, during the third annual National Gun Violence

ESSEXNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-06-18 13:23:10

Newark Schools Closing Early Due To 'Extreme Heat': 6/18

NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Public School District will dismiss students early on Monday in an effort to beat the sweltering heat, which was predicted to reach as high as 95 degrees.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 14:25:13

Cranford resident, Montvale cop is arrested for cocaine - Union News Daily

CRANFORD, NJ — A Cranford resident and former member of the township’s auxiliary police department has been charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to police records.

UNIONNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-06-17 20:04:53

Man sends Walgreens employee to hospital while stealing oral hygiene products: cops

Darnell M. Alston, 45, of Claremont Avenue, was charged with robbery, two counts of resisting arrest, and possession a hypodermic syringe following Thursday's incident at the Walgreens near the Jersey City border.

NJ.COM - 2018-06-18 10:27:00

Video: Union County Celebrates Pride Month with CommUNITY PRIDE Day Picnic

RAHWAY, NJ - Parents, children, friends, and all family members came out on Saturday afternoon to Rahway River Park for the Union County CommUNITY PRIDE Day Picnic.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-06-18 17:08:00

Police arrest man suspected of throwing acid on child

SMITHFIELD, Utah — Law enforcement authorities in northern Utah are accusing a man of throwing sulfuric acid on a child.The Deseret News reports32-year-old Smithfield resident Jason Keith Summers was arrested Friday on charges including child abuse and trespassing.A Cache County Jail booking affidav

NEW YORK POST - 2018-06-18 19:12:22

42-year-old man dead after crashing into median on highway

The driver, who police identified as Robert Jeans, died on the scene. Three other people in the vehicle were treated for minor injuries and transported to local hospitals.


Newark police officer struck by hit-and-run driver

NEWARK, N.J. — A police officer was injured after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Newark Saturday morning.The incident happened at about 6 a.m. as a police officer operating a motorcycle unit was struck by a vehicle along Nesbitt Street, near Eighth Avenue.The vehicle, which police believe


Woman Shot During Argument After Car Accident, Police Say

What to KnowA bystander was shot after the occupants of two vehicles that had gotten into an accident started arguing, police saidThe incident took place near West Market Street and Littleton Avenue around 9:35 p.m. on ThursdayThe woman was taken to the hospital, treated for non-life threatening inj


Juelz Santana's bail modified, judge OK's rapper's tour shows

A federal judge on Friday modified the bail conditions for Santana, whose real name is LaRon James, to allow him to play the first five shows of his upcoming 15-city nationwide tour.


Elizabeth Man Arrested For Burglarizing Union Apartment

UNION, NJ — An Elizabeth man has been arrested in connection with a burglary to a Union apartment late last month.Union Township Police Detective William Fuentes was able to identify Raymond Rouland as the alleged burglar and he was arrested at his home on Wednesday. Some possible evidence was also


Man Tries to Lure NJ Boy Into Car Near Middle School: Police

They are advising that the students don’t talk to strangers, walk in groups, wait at the school for rides and to tell someone if a stranger approaches them.


West Orange High School annual art show highlights student talent - Essex News Daily

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual end-of-year art show at West Orange High School featured the artistic talents of the students in a wide array of mediums, impressing visitors and underscoring the importance of the Arts.


Leader of Newark Bloods sentences to 45 years in prison - Essex News Daily

NEWARK, NJ — The leader of one of Newark’s most violent street gangs was sentenced June 12 to 540 months, or 45 years, in prison for his admitted role in five murders, an armed carjacking, an armed robbery of a drug dealer, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, and drug conspiracy as part of a


Union County Gas Attendant Stole $300K By Rigging Pumps: Police

ELIZABETH, NJ — An overnight worker at a busy Elizabeth gas station has been arrested and charged with pocketing more than $300,000 from his employer by rigging the pumps, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Thursday.


MTA promises to remove 'Museum of Sex' ads from buses

For 15 years, the Museum of Sex has stood on a busy corner, steps from Madison Square Park.


Pair of crashes lead to major delays on Garden State Parkway

A three-car collision on the Garden State Parkway as a result of rubbernecking from an earlier crash involving a Comcast vehicle that overturned has led to massive traffic in both directions Friday, authorities said.The truck with a Comcast logo on the side flipped over near milepost 137.8 in Cranfo


Man charged with sex assault on 8-year-old girl, hits officer on way to jail: authorities

After his arrest on the sex charges, the state moved to detain him through the course of his prosecution. However, the detention hearing was postponed after the Hoboken Housing complex resident was charged with the new offenses.