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Man Hit By Car, Dies From Injuries In Linden: Police

LINDEN, NJ — A pedestrian who was hit by a car on Monday night in Linden has died from his injuries, police reported at 8 p.m. The crash was reported in the area of N Wood Avenue and Elizabeth Avenue at 5:30 p.m., Linden Police Lt. Christopher Guenther reported.

PATCH - 2018-12-11 01:30:00

Bloomfield man sentenced to 55 years for 'cold-blooded' murder of Rahway woman

ELIZABETH - An Essex County man who murdered a woman inside her Rahway home three years ago has been sentenced to 55 years in state prison, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan said in a news release Monday.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-12-10 19:20:00

Question Westfield's Mayor Wednesday

WESTFIELD, NJ - Mayor Shelley Brindle will be answering questions on Facebook Live Wednesday starting at 7 p.m. According to organizers, residents can hear about the town's priorities for next year and will be able to submit questions live during the event of in advance.

PATCH - 2018-12-10 16:00:00

Police: Pedestrian struck, killed in Linden

Police say a pedestrian was struck by a car and killed in Linden Monday. It happened at North Wood and Elizabeth avenues. Union County prosecutors say the unidentified pedestrian was taken to University Hospital, where he died.

NEWS 12 - 2018-12-11 02:01:00

Build A Better Gingerbread House In Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ - Whether you are professional baking champions or talented home frosters the town of Westfield has thrown down the gauntlet to see who can create the best edible gingerbread house.

PATCH - 2018-12-10 15:30:00

Cause Of Cranford Fatal Fire Under Investigation

CRANFORD, NJ - Officials are still looking for a cause of the fast-moving fire that tore through a Hillcrest Avenue home Sunday morning killing one occupant. According to Cranford Fire Official and Emergency Management Coordinator Lt. Matthew Lubin the Cranford Fire and Police Departments responded

PATCH - 2018-12-10 15:30:00

Cops looking for shooter who killed homeless man in Camden

A 34-year-old man was found shot Saturday morning, and police are looking for the shooter. It happened just before 10 a.m. in an alley near the 3100 block of Westfield Avenue, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office said in a news statement.

NJ.COM - 2018-12-09 23:46:07

Man Dies in Cranford House Fire Sunday Morning

The body of the man is believed to be the homeowner. Cranford Fire Chief Daniel Czeh called the body "unidentifiable" but investigators can use other methods such as dental records to help identify the victim.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-12-09 22:15:00

Update: Newark Man Arrested After Attempted Robbery, Carjacking That Lead to SWAT Standoff in Linden

A Newark man is in custody and facing numerous serious charges after allegedly committing an attempted robbery and carjacking at gunpoint, then breaking into a Linden home and engaging police in a nearly five-hour standoff on Sunday, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan and Linden Polic

RLSMEDIA.COM - 2018-12-10 17:38:35

42 Home Sold In Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Mountainside, Cranford

42 Home sold November 26 thru December 9 2018 in Mountainside Fanwood Scotch Plains Westfield and Cranford. Cranford 5 Carpenter Pl Colonial 10 3 1.1 0 $345,000. Cranford 31 Roselle Ave CapeCod 8 4 2.0 1 $425,000.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-12-10 17:13:00

Tamaques Elementary School Holds Open Skate

Tamaques Elementary School had 250 students and families come out for open skate at the Westfield Ice Rink on Dec. 1. The event sold out in less than two weeks. A bake sale at the event raised funds to support enhancements at the school.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-12-09 16:22:00

Search Continues For Missing, Endangered Watchung Woman

WATCHUNG, NJ — The search continues for a missing and endangered Watchung woman on Monday, after going missing on Thursday. The Somerset County Prosecutor's Office is also now involved in the search, releasing photos of Helen Kim, 47, in an attempt to generate leads.

PATCH - 2018-12-10 18:17:00

Man Dead and Officer Injured After Shooting on Staten Island

A man was fatally shot and a police officer was critically injured on Sunday night in a police-involved shooting on Staten Island, the authorities said. Just before 10 p.m., the police said, officers responded to a call about a domestic dispute at 30 Bridge Court, near the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge.

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-12-10 05:45:30

Westfield WOW House: Would You Pay $1.5M For This Home?

WESTFIELD, NJ -- Looking for an interesting home with unique amenities? Check out the below WOW House, courtesy of Realtor.com. Features: Stunning New Center Hall Colonial. 6 Bedroom 6 Full Baths, 5800 Sf! 4 Levels of Beautiful Living Space. EIK Kitchen with Center Island, Miele Appl, Quartz Counter

PATCH - 2018-12-09 15:30:00

Police officer, suspect shot on Staten Island, NYPD reports

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ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-10 04:48:03

Police pursuit ends with standoff in Linden

LINDEN — Police are in a standoff with a person barricaded inside a residence in Central Jersey following a police pursuit. The Union County SWAT team responded to the scene on Park Avenue in Linden, which started after an undisclosed incident at the Shop Rite supermarket on West Edgar Road in Linde

NJ1015.COM - 2018-12-09 18:49:31

5 New Houses For Sale In The Westfield Area

WESTFIELD, NJ — Looking for a new house nearby, but tired of seeing the same old listings over and over? Thanks to our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.

PATCH - 2018-12-09 16:02:00

SWAT team responding to robbery suspect who barricaded himself in Linden

A possible armed robber has barricaded himself on the 600 block of S. Park Avenue in Linden Sunday morning, police said. S. Park Ave between Route 1 and Grier Avenue has been closed to handle the situation as a Union County SWAT team responds to the scene, police said.

NJ.COM - 2018-12-09 16:29:31

Barricaded Suspect, SWAT Team On Scene In Linden

LINDEN, NJ — Authorities are dealing with a barricaded suspect in the 600 block of S. Park Avenue in Linden on Sunday morning. As a result, S. Park Ave. is closed between Route 1 and Grier Ave, Linden Police reported at 10:55 a.m.

PATCH - 2018-12-09 15:58:00

Man found dead in Cranford home gutted by flames

A man’s body has been found after a raging fire ripped through a house in Cranford early Sunday morning. Firefighters were called to the home on Hillcrest Avenue at around 6:30 a.m.

NEWS 12 - 2018-12-09 14:54:00