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Staten Island woman, 26, dies after found unresponsive in apartment with head injury

A roommate discovered Leayana Lewis unresponsive in a bedroom inside their apartment on Manor Road in Manor Heights shortly before 8 a.m., cops said. (kali9 / Getty Images) A 26-year-old woman died after being found unconscious with a head injury in her Staten Island apartment Tuesday morning, polic

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-10-18 17:00:00

11 new tax fraud counts filed against Woodbridge tax preparer

In a news release, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito said a federal grant jury returned a superseding indictment against David Patterson, 37, adding eight counts of aiding and abetting in the filing of false tax returns and three counts of failure to file tax returns.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-10-18 18:41:00

Car Keys Found at Rahway Train Station Thursday Morning

RAHWAY, NJ - If you are a local resident that lost your keys by the Rahway Train Station on Thursday morning, this may help. A TAPinto reader found a key chain with a fob on Broad Street by the Harley Davidson dealer. The keys were left with maintenance personnel on the NYC-bound side of the stat

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-10-18 10:46:00

Westfield's Elm Street Reopens, But Will Traffic Nightmare End?

Union County workers shut down the thoroughfare to replace a culvert, a type of drainage infrastructure, last month and although the thoroughfare reopened this week, the traffic woes on Elm Street might not be over.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-10-18 12:23:00

Child Hit By Car, Hospitalized In Linden Crash Thursday

LINDEN, NJ — A child was reportedly hit by a vehicle early Thursday morning in Linden, Linden Police Lt. Christopher Guenther reported.

PATCH - 2018-10-18 12:11:12

Girl, 11, seriously injured in Linden crash

At about 6:45 a.m., police and firefighters responded to reports of an auto pedestrian motor vehicle crash on South Wood Avenue at 16th Street, according a news release from Linden police.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-10-18 19:15:00

Powerball ticket worth $1 million bought at N.J. supermarket, 6 others worth $50K

There were also six third-prize tickets sold in New Jersey. Each matched four numbers plus the Powerball and is worth $50,000. They were bought at the following locations:Schuyler Foods on Schuyler Avenue in North ArlingtonThe Wine Rack on Essex Street in MillburnSungate Mini Mart on Prospect Street

NJ.COM - 2018-10-18 11:27:00

Daylight Bank Robbery At Wells Fargo In Newark, Cops Seek Suspect

According to the Newark Department of Public Safety, at 12:30 p.m., a man walked into the Wells Fargo Bank at 765 Broad Street and handed the teller a note. The man left the bank after the female teller handed him an "undetermined amount of cash."

PATCH - 2018-10-18 13:56:27

Man Killed In Edison Warehouse Fall: Police

EDISON, NJ — A Perth Amboy man was killed on Monday when he fell off of a warehouse cargo lift in Raritan Center, Edison police said.


Off-duty police officer killed in Linden crash with tractor-trailer

LINDEN, New Jersey —Hillside Police Officer Giovanni Esposito, 30, was killed while off-duty in an overnight car accident that happened in Linden, say officials. Esposito was in a white Acura SUV just after 2 a.m. when it struck the back of a tractor-trailer that was stopped at a red light on the no


Man Who Killed Girlfriend, Fled With Daughter Gets 75 Years

What to KnowNJ man who was found guilty of killing his girlfriend before fleeing with their 2-month-old daughter was sentenced to 75 years in prisonArturo Alomas, 25, of Elizabeth, was sentenced Monday after he was found guilty Aug. 17 of strangling his girlfriend on Easter Sunday 2016Prosecutors we


Major road closures announced for fall street cleanups

Borough President James Oddo, in collaboration with Councilman Steven Matteo (R-Mid-Island) and NYC Parks, has announced a cleanup schedule for some of Staten Island’s busiest roads on Thursdays throughout October and November.


24-year-old killed in crash while riding stolen dirt bike ID'd by police

Shawn D. Murkey, 24, of Plainfield wasn't wearing a helmet when he slammed into a telephone pole on the 100 block of Stelle Avenue around 2 a.m. Thursday, city police said in a statement.


Perth Amboy man dies in Edison warehouse accident

EDISON, NJ - A 44-year-old Perth Amboy man died after accidentally falling 35 feet onto a concrete floor Monday morning inside a Raritan Center warehouse where he was employed, according to the Edison Township Police Department. The victim, Jose R. Caba, apparently fell off a cargo lift at 7:30 a


$516K Jersey Cash 5 ticket sold at convenience store

Retailers across the state sold 539,144 tickets for Monday's drawing. Four daily drawings had been held before Monday without a top-prize winner, pushing the jackpot above the half-million dollar mark. Tuesday's jackpot resets to $75,000.


Get To Know New Providence School Candidate: Robert Dinerman

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Robert S. Dinerman is one of the four candidates running for election in the contested New Providence School Board election being held on Tuesday, Nov. 6.


Brutal Assault Caught On Video, Suspect Charged With Hate Crime

Farrukh Afzal, 37, of Staten Island was charged with assault, hate crime, criminal mischief and harassment.


New Jersey wants to know why Florida is exempt from Trump’s offshore drilling plans

Enlarge/Oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico. There are nearly 5,000 functioning oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico and 27,000 abandoned wells.Dave Walsh/VW Pics/UIG via Getty Images


Construction Closing Chestnut Street In Cranford Tuesday

CRANFORD, NJ - Construction will be closing Chestnut Street in Cranford for the majority of Tuesday, according to the Cranford Police Department. The road is expected to be out of commission from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., police said.


Doctor to issue Woodbridge man's psych evaluation after killing wife

During Monday's hearing, Flynn said Simring met with Nigro on Sept. 28 but his report has not materialized, even though Nigro's attorney Michael Policastro had indicated the report had been completed but not emailed to him.