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1 dead after fatal Newark crash during nor'easter

NEWARK, NJ - A man was killed in a collision in Newark Wednesday, officials said. Nafis Majette, 32, was a passenger in a car that was struck by a stolen vehicle, Newark's public safety director said. Two men in a stolen Audi slammed into the car Majette was in around 2 p.m. A parked snow plow was h

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-22 01:07:56

Police in Paterson use 'knock-and-talk' approach to arrest suspect with $27k in drugs

PATERSON - Authorities say a suspected drug dealer invited detectives who came knocking at his door on Tuesday to come inside his home to look around - a search that allegedly resulted in the seizure of more than $27,000 in cocaine, marijuana and pills. Law enforcement officials call the strategy a

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-21 21:58:05

Parents of man killed during Paterson auxiliary police pursuit get $1.2M settlement

PATERSON - The City Council on Tuesday approved a $1.2 million settlement in a lawsuit involving the death of a man killed in a motorcycle crash while he was being improperly pursued by auxiliary police officers. The April 2012 death of Randolph Waddy IV sparked community protests when authorities w

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-21 21:37:51

4 Kilos Of Drugs Found During Paramus Traffic Stop: Prosecutor

PARAMUS, NJ - Authorities found 3 kilograms of heroin and 1 kilogram of cocaine hidden in a vehicle during a traffic stop in the borough Monday, acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced. Candido Tomasini, 35, and Maribel Roman, 40, were arrested after they were stopped and authorities f

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:51:57

Man killed in head-on crash with stolen vehicle: cops

NEWARK, N.J. - Police say a stolen vehicle slammed into another car during the latest winter storm in New Jersey, killing one person. Police say 32-year-old Nafis Majette was riding as a passenger when the driver of a stolen vehicle hit his car head-on Wednesday afternoon in Newark. A parked snow pl

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-22 03:48:33

Maplewood Man Fraudulently Financed, Sold Luxury Car: Prosecutor

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Federal prosecutors have charged five people - including residents of Maplewood and West Orange - in connection with a series of schemes to use "phony money orders," cashier's checks and other fake documents in an attempt to discharge mortgages, student loans and other financial obli

PATCH - 2018-03-21 19:07:43

Nutley, Belleville Get $7K Of Rebates From PVSC (Here's Why)

BELLEVILLE, NJ - Belleville and Nutley were among several New Jersey towns that received thousands of dollars in rebates from the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission's Municipal Rebate Incentive Program. According to the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC), here's why the townships got more tha

PATCH - 2018-03-22 12:00:00

In Paterson, a cautious embrace of a lull in gun deaths

As Paterson closes in on 100 days without a fatal shooting, Stephen Cotton, a lifelong city resident, reflects on what this lowering of violence means, and what it does not. Marko Georgiev/NorthJersey.com For Stephen Cotton, the break in violence is welcome, but he isn't letting his guard down. Ste

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-21 09:00:01

How much snow did North Jersey get Wednesday?

The forecast called for upwards of a foot of snow in parts of North Jersey Wednesday. Whether it hits those projections remains to be seen. As of 6 p.m. here's how much snow some parts of the region got as the snow continues to fall: Westwood: 5.1 inches Elmwood Park: 5 inches Ridgewood: 4.8 inches

DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-21 22:17:55

Delayed Opening for Verona Schools on Thursday

VERONA, NJ - Due to inclement weather, the Verona Public Schools will have a delayed opening on Thursday. The half day for elementary schools is canceled. Elementary school conferences are canceled and will be rescheduled. Verona Schools will begin at 10 am. Afternoon Pre-K will begin at 1 p.m. TAP

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-22 00:36:00

Toys R Us blames Amazon, Target, Walmart for death blow

Amazon, Walmart and Target dealt the death blow to Toys R Us by deeply discounting products when the ailing chain was at its weakest point, the liquidating retailer said Thursday in court filings. Toys R Us declared early Thursday that it would close all of its remaining U.S. stores, barring a last-


9 indicted as state busts up major North Jersey cocaine ring

Nine members of a major cocaine ring operating out of Paterson have been indicted following an eight-month investigation that turned up cocaine, opiates, guns and cash, authorities said Tuesday. Eight suspects have been identified and investigators continue to look for a ninth who cut and packaged c


Paterson passes 90 days without a killing

Toys "R" Us to close or sell all its U.S. stores, Englewood Mayor Frank Huttle won't see a 4th term and Paterson sells land to balance its budget - all in "7 things to know in New Jersey on Thursday." John C. Ensslin PATERSON - The city has gone more than 90 days without a homicide, which is the lo


34-year-old gunned down in Newark's 3rd homicide in 24 hours

A 34-year-old Newark man fatally shot Tuesday morning is the city's third homicide in 24 hours. In a statement, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office and Newark Department of Public Safety said police officers found Willie Jackson unresponsive and suffering from apparent gunshot wounds when they arri


4 fatally shot, including child, in Brownsville, Brooklyn apartment

Four people were found fatally shot in an apartment in Brownsville, Brooklyn Wednesday morning. The victims were found in an apartment on Thatford Avenue just after 5 a.m. One of the victims is said to be a child. Police are preliminarily investigating the deaths as a triple murder suicide. Four peo


1 of 3 fugitives sought in 7-county drug bust surrenders

One of three fugitives named in a massive drug bust in Ocean County that led to 29 arrests in seven different counties surrendered Monday. Akera Lewis, 27, of Newark. Akera Lewis, 27, of Newark, was arrested after she turned herself in and was charged with heroin possession and distribution. Her att


Elizabeth H. S. Students Take Action Against Gun Violence in the National Walk-out Day

ELIZABETH, NJ - Approximately 6,000 Elizabeth H.S. students took part in the national walk-out on Wednesday afternoon, raising their voices and concerns about gun violence to federal, state, county and local officials at town halls held at each of Elizabeth's schools. The district arranged and coord


Truck accident closes Route 80 ramps to Route 287

An overturned truck has closed the busy eastbound Route 80 exit ramp to both directions of Route 287 in Parsippany. The New Jersey Department of Transportation said that the accident occurred about 5:20 a.m. Related delays are building up on Route 202 at 6:25 a.m. Check back for updates to this sto


Three men and a one-year-old girl found shot to death in Brooklyn 'triple murder-suicide'

Four family members - including a one-year-old baby girl - were found shot to death in a Brooklyn apartment early Wednesday morning. Law enforcement sources told the New York Daily News that there was no sign of forced entry into the fourth-floor apartment and that they suspect the deaths might be


Things to do in NJ this week, March 15 to 23, 2018

Gov. Phil Murphy's first budget, Gov. Brendan Byrne's final wish and a barbeque showdown - all in \u00227 things to know this week in New Jersey.\u0022 John C. Ensslin Stuck for something to do this weekend? Have some free time midweek? From a Queen tribute band performance at Shea Center for Perfo