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Gas station manager risks life, but armed robbers get away with $1,000

It wasn’t exactly the best possible outcome, but it wasn’t the worst, either. Two armed, masked men got away with nearly $1,000 late Tuesday night in a robbery of a Kearny Exxon station after the manager made in ill-advised attempt to come to the aid of his coworkers and foil the robbery.

NJ.COM - 2018-12-14 20:45:10

Paterson cop sentenced to over 9 years in prison for fatal hit-and-run crash

A former Paterson police officer was sentenced to nine years and six months in prison on Wednesday for leaving the scene of a crash that killed a 23-year-old man in 2015. On June 16, 2015, officer Jose Urena, of North Haledon, was off-duty when he struck pedestrian Jaquill Fields Fields near Fourth

NJ.COM - 2018-12-14 19:12:15

New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Vehicular Manslaughter

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that Christopher Perrella, 32, of Vernon, NJ, pleaded guilty before Orange County Court Judge Robert H. Freehill to Aggravated Vehicular Homicide in connection with the deaths of two women, who were passengers in a car that Perrella had been

WARWICK VALLEY DISPATCH - 2018-12-14 10:27:34

Memoir writing workshop scheduled for seniors at the library

WEST MILFORD - The West Milford Township Library invites area seniors to share their stories in four weekly writing workshops this winter. The workshops are scheduled during four consecutive Saturdays—Jan. 19, Jan. 26, Feb. 2 and Feb. 9.

WESTMILFORDMESSENGER.COM - 2018-12-12 22:10:00

Franklin Township Weekly Police Blotter: Attempted ATM Theft, Home Break-in Thwarted, Stolen Packages & More

Sometime between December 1, 2018 and December 3, 2018, unknown actor(s) entered a Rt. 27 business and unsuccessfully attempted to force entry into an ATM machine. Unknown suspect(s) entered an Ari Dr. laundry room, flipped a washer machine and stole $15 in coins.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-12-14 01:48:00

Grand Jury Issues Finding On Police Shooting Of Civilian

GOSHEN, NY — Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced Thursday that on Dec. 13, an Orange County grand jury declined to file charges against a Town of Warwick police officer who shot a man June 16, at 24 Wheeler Ave., in Warwick. An investigation determined that the man menaced and

PATCH - 2018-12-14 18:58:00

Morris Co. Custodian Charged With Sexual Assault In His Home

HARDING, NJ — A man who worked as a school custodian in Harding has been arrested and charged with sexual assault and child endangerment for inappropriately touching a 6-year-old female child.

PATCH - 2018-12-13 20:59:00

Elks hold successful toy drive

WEST MILFORD – The town’s Elks Lodge held a very successful toy drive Saturday with more than 100 people stopping by the lodge on Union Valley Road with toys for the less fortunate in the community.

WESTMILFORDMESSENGER.COM - 2018-12-13 19:04:00

North Jersey Guitar & Music Center holds Grand Re-opening

WEST MILFORD - Mayor Michele Dale presided over the Grand Reopening of North Jersey Guitar & Music Center at its new location on Dec. 2. According to Owner Shawn Reams, the event was a huge success, starting off with a ribbon cutting and some kind words from Mayor Dale.

WESTMILFORDMESSENGER.COM - 2018-12-13 18:37:00

Chatham Emergency Squad displaying Winter Wonderland 'Snow Village'

THE CHATHAMS – The Chatham Emergency Squad is presenting the 15th annual Winter Wonderland “Snow Village” at its Chatham Borough building, located at 31 North Passaic Ave., now through Thursday, Dec. 27.

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2018-12-13 04:45:00

Masked gunmen wanted for robbing, attacking New Jersey gas station employees

KEARNY, New Jersey (WABC) -- The manager of a New Jersey gas station was beaten by attackers wearing masks and carrying guns in a violent robbery caught on camera. Surveillance videos shows two masked men barging into the Exxon gas station on Passaic Avenue -- one with a shotgun and one with a glock

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-14 04:26:08

Local beauty queen honored at town Hall

WEST MILFORD - Performing on stage since she was three years old, a poised winner of the “Miss American Teen 2019” crown at the Miss American Coed Pageant, returned to her hometown for recognition at the Dec. 5 Township Council meeting.

WESTMILFORDMESSENGER.COM - 2018-12-12 20:52:00

Armored truck spilling cash leads to multiple crashes on New Jersey highway

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (WABC) -- Money rained down on a New Jersey highway Thursday morning, leading to several crashes as motorists stopped and scrambled to pick up the cash.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-13 22:52:34

Nashville singer with local ties to perform live Dec. 16

WEST MILFORD - A local songwriter who has lived in Nashville is coming home to perform a special live show at the North Jersey Guitar and Music Center, the store announced in a press release.

WESTMILFORDMESSENGER.COM - 2018-12-12 22:24:00

Armored Truck Spills Cash in New Jersey, and Somehow, $6,000 Is Returned

A door on a Brink’s armored truck malfunctioned and opened on Route 3 in East Rutherford, N.J. The chaos that ensued caused two accidents.Published OnDec. 13, 2018. Thursday’s forecast called for snow in New Jersey, but on one section of highway, something else was swirling through the air: cold, ha

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-12-13 21:39:23

Mother, 5 other adults charged with beating, scalding 3-year-old with hot water as punishment

A mother and five other adults have been arrested after they repeatedly beat and threw scalding water on a 3-year-old boy in order to punish him at the Newark home they share, prosecutors said.

NJ.COM - 2018-12-12 22:00:34

Police: Paterson officer finds 8,170 heroin packets looking for shooting suspect

PATERSON – A city police officer investigating a street shooting in the 1st Ward late Wednesday afternoon ended up confiscating 8,170 heroin packets and more than $5,000 in cash after he pulled over what he deemed to be a suspicious car, according to Police Chief Troy Oswald.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-12-13 01:34:00

Blaze in 10-story N.J. apartment building kills cat, sends 8 people to hospital

A fire in a 10-story apartment building in Sussex County Wednesday morning killed a cat, sent eight residents to the hospital and left 13 apartments uninhabitable, authorities said.

NJ.COM - 2018-12-12 19:25:29

Ex-N.J. high school teacher who offered students money for sex sentenced to 3 years

A former Passaic County high school teacher who offered three students money in exchange for sex has been sentenced to three years in prison and parole supervision for life, authorities said.

NJ.COM - 2018-12-11 11:45:32

Monroe College’s Culinary Institute of New York Wins 2019 ACF New York State Championship

Monroe College, a national leader in educating urban and international students, today announced that students from its Culinary Institute of New York (CINY) earned the American Culinary Federation (ACF) 2019 New York State Championship title for the second consecutive year – and the fourth time in

PATCH - 2018-12-11 23:14:00