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Teen charged with third shooting, second murder in 8 months
TUPELO, Miss. — A Mississippi teen is jailed after officials arrested him for the drive-by shooting death of a 66-year-old woman. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson tells news outlets 17-year-old Latavious Betts is charged as an adult with murder and aggravated assault in Annie Walton’s Dec. 7 death.
Collectibles Store Opens In Verona
You might want to take the curve in Bloomfield Avenue by Fairview a bit more slowly now: Deadpool and a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle are keeping watch. At least that’s what it looks like in the front window of Wize Guys Collectibles, a new business devoted to selling, buying and trading a wide variet
N.J. man, woman charged in phone scam
A North Jersey man and woman were arrested in Burlington County and charged with targeting a 93-year-old Arkansas woman for $3,500 in a phone scam, police said Tuesday. Edgar Trejo-Tavares, 21, and Kevelin Garcia, 21, both of Paterson, were arrested Monday when they allegedly went to claim a shippin
These Are The 10 Worst Newark Suburbs For 2019
We used science and data to determine which Newark suburbs are the real pits. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the worst suburbs around Newark.
Hardenberg To Perform In Disney’s ‘Beauty And The Beast’
Attention musical theater fans: Verona native Michael Hardenberg, a 2013 graduate of Verona High School, will be in the ensemble of the White Plains Performing Arts Center’s production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, which runs from Friday, December 21 through Sunday, January 13, 2019.
Warming up your cold car may cost you in New Jersey
Cherry Hill, N.J. (WTXF) - Warming up your cold car on a chilly day may cost you in New Jersey. FOX 29's Dave Kinchen reports. Jamil Atkinson was shocked to learn of a New Jersey state law that limits vehicle idling to three minutes in most cases. Otherwise, you could be hit with a $100 ticket.
Essex County Girl, 11, Helps Save Mom From Gun-Wielding Man: PD
NEWARK, NJ — An 11-year-old Essex County girl and her mother escaped from a gun-wielding man who held them hostage in their home last weekend. The girl was able to help summon police to the scene, who eventually shot and killed the man holding them captive, authorities said.
Paterson Trio Busted After Undercover Heroin, Cocaine Buys In Lodi, Elmwood Park
A pair of undercover drug buys in Lodi and Elmwood Park lead to the arrests of three Paterson men – two of whom Bergen County authorities said are dealers. It began when an undercover detective bought 150 envelopes of heroin from Xaxier M. Classen, 30, in Lodi last month, Acting Bergen County Prosec
Recreation Department To Offer Guided Meditation Class
The Verona Recreation Department will offer a guided meditation class this winter. The class will be held from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m. on five Fridays at the Verona Community Center: January 4, 11, 18, and February 1 and 8. The cost is $75.
Verona-Cedar Grove: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market
VERONA-CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Looking for a new house, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Need some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? With our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.
Google to Add $1 Billion New York Campus for 7,000 More Workers
Google said on Monday it would expand its presence in New York City with a $1 billion campus in the West Village, allowing the company to double the size of its 7,000-employee work force over the next decade.
NJ Names 6 Towns Up For New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
The Garden State is about to get a little greener. On Monday, New Jersey Department of Health officials announced their long-awaited choices for the six businesses that will be invited to open new medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. The dispensaries would be located in Phillipsburg, Paterso
Authorities name man shot dead by police during standoff
Essex officials have on Monday named the man police officers fatally wounded early Saturday morning after taking his ex-girlfriend hostage and holding her at gunpoint for several hours.
NJ Shops Take Doughnuts to the Next Level
We found some of the best places to get doughnuts in New Jersey. While one of the most recognizable global brands, Dunkin’, is dropping the “Donuts” from its name, smaller doughnut shops in New Jersey are seeing rise in demand for the tasty treats.
Man finds valuable pearl in his oyster while eating lunch
EDGEWATER, NJ (CNN) – When it comes to luck, one New Jersey man must be feeling quite lucky after finding a valuable rare gem in his lunch. It happened at an oyster bar in New York City.
Last Stand for the Lackawanna
It's been wisely observed that "Every nation has the government it deserves." Similarly, the redevelopment of Lackawanna Plaza will reflect the participation or apathy of its residents. We are down to the absolute wire during which your input can make a difference. There are 2 (possibly 3) final mee
'Manicured Property,' Waterfall, Pond At $879K Nutley Home
NUTLEY, NJ -- Take a peek inside this home on Chestnut Street in Nutley selling for $879K. Check out the full listing at the below link, via Realtor.com. Features: Outstanding Georgian Colonial tastefully updated! Entry vestibule leads to gentlemen's parlor, living room & formal dining rm. Make your
Hoboken’s SantaCon turns into drunken chaos with 10 arrests
Hoboken’s SantaCon descended into chaos Saturday as 10 people were arrested and four cops landed in the hospital. “That’s 4 officers needing medical aid, & some wonder why I condemn this day!. No other day like it entire yr in @CityofHoboken . Those that cause it need to be pay the consequences,” tw
Newark Police Fatally Shoot Man During Hostage Situation: PD
NEWARK, NJ -- A hostage situation in Newark on Friday night ended with a fatal police shooting. Authorities said that officers saved the life of the victim, who has an 11-year-old child.
Fire Truck Santa This Sunday
On Sunday, December 16, Santa is going to be making his way around Verona thanks to the Verona Fire Department. The trucks will start rolling late morning and will keep rolling until late afternoon.