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Man Admits to Fatally Shooting Neighbor in Broad Daylight
What to KnowA man in NJ who admitted to fatally shooting his neighbor last year in broad daylight could face up to 25 years in prison, authorities sayShansey Abernathy, 24, pleaded guilty to first-degree aggravated manslaughter for the killing of Alphonso Pearson, 27, prosecutors announcedProsecutor
Man Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Woodbridge
WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A man crossing Rt. 1 was hit and killed by a driver early Monday morning, Aug. 13, Woodbridge police announced,NJ.com reported.
Prosecutors push for 25-year sentence for man who admitted he killed his neighbor
A 24-year-old Linden man admitted toshooting his neighbordays before Christmas last year, according to Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas Jr.Scene of the the homicide shortly after 1 p.m. on December 20, 2017.Taylor Tiamoyo Harris | NJ Advance MediaShansey Abernathy pleaded guil
Mega-landlord hit with dozens of violations sells 66 more buildings in Hudson
Trendy Management, formerly Riverside Management, sold 66 multi-family buildings – consisting of 919 units – in Union City and Bayonne for $130 million. The sale, brokered by Capital Realty, comes one month after it was announced that Trendy sold more than 100 buildings in Hudson County for $327.8 m
Court upholds Plainfield drug dealer's murder conviction
Jeremy Watson, 32, lost the fourth appeal of his conviction of murdering Michael Gregory, 41, in the park on March 24, 2006. Watson, who was also found guilty of shooting Gregory's girlfriend, Candice Baker, is serving a 77-year-sentence in New Jersey State Prison.
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.
Plainfield Groups are Recipients of Union County HEART Grant Awards
ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced that 63 artists, historians and local non-profit organizations will receive funding through the 2018 Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program.
Two Woodbridge sites part of the state’s “new day” for environmental enforcement
TRENTON — Two sites in Woodbridge are part of six separate lawsuits that the state recently filed.This action was aimed at recovering damages for the harm caused by pollution to properties, groundwater and waterways across the state, while also in an attempt to recover the costs the state has paid
Night Out's real purpose; What's A. DeGise's view of I.C.E. pact | Feedback
What are you doing? Is there no end to the need for re-creating things that had a totally different meaning. "National Night Out" was not started to be a carnival with a free hot dog. It was supposed to be a night to sit outside your house and get to know your neighbors. Instead it has evolved i
Sayreville Man Met "Boy," 14, At Convenience Store For Sex: AG
Craig M. Dimonda, 37, of Sayreville, was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Sayreville by members of the New Jersey State Police on a charge of second-degree attempted luring of a child. Dimonda is being held in the Middlesex County Jail pending a detention hearing. Dimonda is pictured above in a photo
Lottery luck: These Staten Island stores sell the most winning tickets
More than 700 winning tickets with a payout of at least $5,000 have been sold on Staten Island since 2012, according to data from and the New York State Lottery. Twenty-four of those winning tickets had a prize of at least $1 million dollars.
Angry Subway Riders Miss Stop, Attack Train Conductor: NYPD
Three people were captured on video attacking a subway conductor in Brooklyn, with one woman cheering on the trio. Michael George reports. (Published Monday, Aug. 13, 2018)
Newark man wanted in Fourth of July shooting of 5-year-old girl: police
Jamar Battle, 30, is wanted in connection with the Fourth of July shooting of a 5-year-old girl in Newark (Credit: Newark Police)
Cop accused of leaving scene of crash files counter charge against crossing guard
"It is a cross complaint situation," said attorney Steven Sciancalepore, who represented Jersey City Police Officer Pedro Clavero at a hearing Monday morning in Union City Municipal Court.
Staten Island team heads to Little League World Series
Five teams from Staten Island have made it to Williamsport, PA but only one has brought home the title. It was also a Mid-Island team, the team from 1964. PIX11 found two members of that team who still reside in Staten Island and are involved with the Mid-Island League.
Tour bus hits overpass in Newark; several hurt
Several people are being treated for injuries after a tour bus returning from Washington, D.C. crashed into an overpass in Newark, New Jersey.
Man accused of killing, eating dead ex-girlfriend deemed competent for trial
An Indiana man accused of raping, killing and eating parts of his ex-girlfriend’s dead body is now mentally competent to stand trial, a state psychiatrist said Thursday.
Bus Returning From Newark Mayor’s Picnic Overturns on NJ Turnpike
Newark, NJ - Thirty-six passengers on a bus returning from an annual mayor’s picnic Saturday were taken to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries after an accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, officials said.Mayor Ras Baraka's fourth annual family reunion picnic event was held at Black Bea
Flash flooding, thunderstorms are threats thru Tuesday
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Thunderstorms and flash flood are potential hazards through Tuesday, according to forecasters.
Single $245M Powerball ticket sold in Staten Island, NY, officials say
A single ticket sold at a New York supermarket won Saturday's Powerball jackpot worth more than $245 million. (REUTERS/Andrew Kelly) A single ticket sold at a supermarket in Staten Island, N.Y., won Saturday's Powerball jackpot worth more than $245 million, lottery officials said Sunday. Saturday