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Police charge man with 2016 fatal hit-and-run boat crash on Greenwood Lake

Shawn Kelly, 44, of Paramus is facing charges of second-degree death by vessel; second-degree leaving the scene of a boating accident resulting in death; third-degree leaving the scene of a boating accident causing serious bodily injury; fourth-degree assault by vessel; and assault by vessel.

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2018-08-16 17:25:00

This beautiful N.J. river destroys homes and ruins lives (VIDEO)

By Mark Di Ionno | NJ Advance MediaThe scene is familiar in the low-lying neighborhoods of Little Falls along Ryle Avenue, Harrison, Jackson and Cedar streets. Streets covered in mud. Ruined household furnishings and appliances piled on lawns. Waterlogged, unsalvageable photo albums that document th

NJ.COM - 2018-08-16 10:29:00

Justice? Franklin Lakes Owner Who Abused German Shepherds 'Walks Away,' Investigator Says

A 65-year-old Franklin Lakes woman with a history of similar offenses "got to walk away with a slap on the wrist" after pleading guilty Thursday to a single count of animal cruelty for severely damaging 14 German Shepherds in an illegal kennel that she operated from her home, an animal control inves

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-08-16 15:47:52

North Jersey cop busted on DWI, cocaine charges, authorities say

Alex J. Guzman, 39, of Carlstadt is due in Bergen County Superior Court next week face allegations of possession of suspected cocaine, which stem from his Saturday night arrest, East Rutherford police said.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-16 11:27:00

Rockaway Township Mayor Michael Dachisen dies suddenly

Dachisen, a Republican, was elevated from council president to mayor in June of 2012 when then Mayor Louis Sceusi stepped down to become a Superior Court judge. Later that year, he won a special election to serve out Sceusi's term through 2015.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-08-16 04:02:00

Rapper Juelz Santana facing 10 years in prison after admitting to gun charge

The 36-year-old rapper, whose legal name isLaron James, pleaded guilty Thursday morning to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carrying a weapon on an aircraft in federal court in Newark.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-16 15:25:00

Paterson Fire Department to adopt dog that had been tossed onto Great Falls ledge

The dog, named Paterson after the city he was rescued in, was retrieved Sunday near the base of the Great Falls. Once he finishes treatment at Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, Paterson is expected to be adopted by Fire Co. 2 and live at the Getty Avenue headquarters as its new mascot.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-08-16 09:49:00

Hillsborough: Franklin teen charged following attempted home invasion, cops say

Jhamir Hoagland, 18, has been charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, burglary, hindering apprehension, criminal mischief and trespass, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson said. Hoagland is in the in the Somerset County Jail pending a d

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Paramus Man Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run Boat Crash

PARAMUS, NJ — A borough resident was charged in connection to a fatal hit-and-run boating crash from 2016 that resulted in the death of a man, authorities announced.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 18:23:29

Sparta Police: Sparta Man Stopped for Speeding Gets Drug Charge

SPARTA, NJ – A Sparta man is facing drug charges after getting stopped for speeding on Route 15. On August 9 around midnight, Sparta Police Officer Thomas Herd stopped Jordan Proctor, 20 in a white Volvo SUV for going 78 MPH in a 55 MPH and driving in the left lane, police report.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-08-16 12:11:00

Mayor gives farewell message to West Milford

Resignation expected Aug. 27"All factors would indicate at this time, pending no changes, that my resignation date will be on the 27th of this month.

WESTMILFORDMESSENGER.COM - 2018-08-16 12:14:00

Paterson cops employ 'walk-and-park' strategy on problem stretch of Broadway near library

PATERSON – Heroin addicts nodding off after a fix, vagrants drinking alcohol from containers in plastic bags, ragged prostitutes wandering the sidewalks in search of customers – those are the people who dominate the scene along Broadway near Paterson’s main library.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-08-15 22:53:00

N.J. weather: Brutal heat sets up threat for more severe thunderstorms, flooding

A heat advisory has been issued through 6 p.m for Bergen, Hudson, Union and eastern Essex counties.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-16 08:27:00

Man fighting flesh-eating bacteria from N.J. waters undergoes amputations

On Wednesday Perez, 60, of Millville, underwent amputations for severe infections caused by aflesh-eating bacteria that he contractedin Maurice River waters last month, according to his daughter, Dilena Perez-Dilan.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-16 08:12:00

Scouts' weekend of fun | West Milford Hewitt Newfoundland NJ | Local News

On June 24, West Milford 10U Xtreme Softball team places second in the North Jersey State Championship. Roster: Alexa Fritz, Sam Ryba, Ally Gruber, Lydia Paget, Julia Simmons,...

WESTMILFORDMESSENGER.COM - 2018-08-16 12:02:00

Hudson Valley Swim Coach Sentenced In Child Sex Case

David "Skip" Storch, a well-known Hudson Valley long-distance swimmer with his own Wikipedia page, was sentenced to seven years in prison for sexually abusing a young girl beginning when she was 10 years old.Storch, 60, of New City, bursts into tears and called himself a coward during the sentencing


Opulent Mansion Fit For Royalty Listed For $2M In Morris Co.

KINNELON, NJ -- If there's one word to describe this 17 bedroom, $1.99 million mansion, its opulent. The pictures really speak for themselves, so read more about it here and thenvisit realtor.com to check out all of the photos.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 12:59:54

Why is flooding always so bad in North Jersey? The area used to be a prehistoric lake

The Passaic River Basin was a massive lake that formed 25,000 years ago after a glacier that covered a large portion of of North Jersey retreated leaving debris that blocked gaps in the Watchung Mountains, according to federal and state reports.


Angry NJ Ex-Sheriff's Officer Confronts Teen In Viral Video

The encounter, which reportedly occurred in Fair Lawn, starts when the former officer, a captain, tells the boy, "Don't be a punk." The man then says he is a captain with the Passaic County Sheriff's Department and flashes his badge in the boy's face.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 19:52:37

Breastfeeding mom cites town for $1M in 'emotional stress' after they called cops on her

But Jason Guiliano, the attorney who sent the tort notice letter -- a step to notify a public agency of a potential lawsuit -- said Wednesday, money was not the point he and his client, Michelle Ayala, were trying to make.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-16 09:12:00