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Linden Police Investigates Fatal Fall of Local Man

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department is investigating the accidental death of a local man Friday morning. Approximately 7:15 a.m. police responded to the 10 block of Gesner Street after a man was found lying on the ground outside his home. The victim, identified as a 75-year-old Linden resident, w

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-23 16:45:00

FBI Nabs Wanted Fugitive In Newark After 16 Years On The Lam

NEWARK, NJ - FBI agents apprehended a wanted fugitive in Newark on Friday who has spent almost 16 years evading law enforcement. Steven Nacim, 50, was charged with wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, bank fraud, and conspiracy to commit bank fraud. The total amount of the alleged fraud come

PATCH - 2018-03-23 16:10:42

Orange County man admits selling heroin to woman who died from possible OD

GOSHEN, N.Y. >> An Orange County man who sold heroin to a woman who later died as the result of a possible overdose of the drug has pleaded guilty to criminal sale of a controlled substance, according to the county District Attorney's Office. Jay Pagan, 32, of Maybrook, pleaded guilty to the felony

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-03-23 04:00:00

Man charged with threatening to cut grandmother's throat

A 23-year-old Union City man was charged with threatening to cut his grandmother's throat on Monday. The Summit Avenue resident allegedly told his grandmother "I am old enough to cut your throat and watch you bleed," according to the criminal complaint. On Nov. 20, he was arrested for being in his g

NJ.COM - 2018-03-23 07:01:15

Troopers rescue man stuck in a swamp because, well, New Jersey

Getting swallowed by a swamp on the side of the turnpike would have been a uniquely Jersey way to go. Authorities say state troopers rescued a man stranded and freezing waist-deep in the marsh along the highway's shoulder in Elizabeth last weekend. It's nothing unusual for an officer on patrol to f

NJ.COM - 2018-03-23 21:19:08

Giants trade Jason Pierre-Paul, 2018 fourth-round pick to Buccaneers for 2018 third-round pick, fourth-round pick  

Giants trade DE Jason Pierre-Paul to Buccaneers The Giants have traded Jason Pierre-Paul to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Daily News has confirmed that new Giants GM Dave Gettleman shipped JPP and the Giants' 2018 fourth-round pick (102nd overall, second of fourth round) to the Bucs in a major Thu

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 14:28:27

Rally On Gun Violence Coming To Montclair: March For Our Lives

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair is among several locations in New Jersey that are slated to see rallies against gun violence on Saturday, March 24. According to a news release from organizers, the "March For Our Lives" rally in Montclair will take place at St. James Episcopal Church on 581 Valley Road at

PATCH - 2018-03-23 19:42:09

City airport workers' minimum wage raised to $19 per hour

The Port Authority will raise the wages of more than 40,000 workers at all three New York City-area airports - boosting the minimum to $19 an hour by 2023, agency officials voted on Thursday. The employees, including cleaners, wheelchair attendants, baggage handlers, security, and others, will get a

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-22 19:30:28

Police charge 3 with heroin, loaded gun

Acting on a tip, Jersey City police arrested three people on drug charges on Grant Avenue and recovered a loaded gun on Monday, authorities said. William Blankley, Luis M. Gomez-Ovalle, both 24, and Teshawn Rogers, 20, of Jersey City, were arrested and a fourth person is being sought. All three were

NJ.COM - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Open House: $2M Geometric Mansion In Morris County

KINNELON, NJ -- This geometric mansion in Kinnelon is something to see in person. The $2 million home was built in 1990 and has an open house this weekend. Check out more photos on realtor.com, or stop by for the March 25 open house between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Address: 817 W Shore Dr, Kinnelon, New J

PATCH - 2018-03-23 14:31:45

#BREAKING NYC Firefighter killed in Harlem fire

A firefighter died while battling a five alarm fire in Harlem late last night. The fire broke out in the basement of a building on St. Nicholas Avenue just before 11 p.m. As flames spread, a firefighter became trapped. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Three other firef

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-03-23 06:28:02

West Orange Man Tried To Fraudulently Pay Mortgage: Prosecutor

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Federal prosecutors have charged five people - including residents of West Orange and Maplewood - 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 ob


Driver with suspended license charged in double-fatal crash

JERSEY CITY -- A 32-year-old man has been charged with two counts of death by auto for a crash that killed two Union City residents on Tonnelle Avenue last month, authorities said. Alex Torres, of Union City, was driving with a suspended license on Feb. 11 when he killed Mario Guevara, 25, and Heat

NJ.COM - 2018-03-22 15:03:47

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

Long Island Woman Dies While Shoveling Snow, Marking 4th Death Linked to Latest Nor'easter

Some parts of New York saw more than 16 inches of snow -- Patchogue had 20.1 On Long Island the storm was responsible for one death, and multiple car crashes. Pei-Sze Cheng reports. (Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018) Four deaths have been blamed on the so-called four'easter, including one of a Lo

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-22 15:02:41

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

Essex County Faces Off: Saving Parking Spaces When It Snows

It's a classic wintertime argument: should you be allowed to "save" a parking space on a public street that you dig out when it snows? ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - It's a classic wintertime argument: should you be allowed to save a parking space on a public street that you dig out when it snows? The above deb

PATCH - 2018-03-22 13:00:00

Cranford Police Arrest 3 For DWI, Crack, Marijuana

CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford Police arrested three people last week on charges of marijuana possession, cocaine possession and driving while intoxicated. Cranford Police Blotter: On March 14 at 11:32 a.m.: A 2000 Toyota was stopped at the intersection of North Avenue East and Elizabeth Avenue for a view

PATCH - 2018-03-22 17:58:43

West Orange Students Light Up Annual Earth Hour Event

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Just as the concept for the annual worldwide Earth Hour event has evolved, so too has the West Orange Environmental Commission's (WOEC) annual event recently held at Thomas Edison National Historical Park (TENHP), featuring a wide range of environmental initiatives. WOEC Chair Mike

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-23 03:18:00

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