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Woman killed, teenager injured after car overturns in the Bronx

A 44-year-old woman was killed and her passenger, a 16-year-old girl believed to be her daughter, was injured when their car plowed into an embankment in The Bronx and overturned at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. The accident happened after another driver, who did not stop, cut off their ca

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-18 06:44:30

Livery Cab Driver Shot 7 Times By Passenger In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A livery cab driver was shot multiple times by a passenger early Saturday morning in the Bronx. Jeffrey Cisnero Camacho picked up a street-hail fare around 12:45 a.m. at Fish Ave and Boston Road. When they reached their destination on Morrison Avenue, a male passenger robbed

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-17 16:44:25

Grand Rabbi of Monsey village dies at 94

Rabbi Hagar KASER - The Visnitz Hasidic Village of Kaser has lost its grand rabbi. Rabbi Mordechai Hagar died on Friday morning after a long illness. Tens of thousands of mourners poured into Rockland County to attend the mid-day Friday funeral for the spiritual leader. The Village of Kaser, Mo

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-03-17 12:02:48

Paterson council criticizes downtown business group, rejects its budget

PATERSON - For the first time in 20 years, the City Council has rejected the annual budget for the Downtown Paterson Special Improvement District, a group that holds events such as the July 4th fireworks and special shopping days. The budget was narrowly defeated Tuesday, with the council voting 5-4

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-17 11:17:03

Missing Paramus Woman Found Safe: Police

PARAMUS, NJ - A borough woman who went missing this week has been safely location, police reported Saturday. Authorities said Paige Lattimore, 27, was last seen Wednesday at about 8 a.m. at her home in the southeast section of Paramus. Police issued an alert because there was "concern for her person

PATCH - 2018-03-17 17:17:25

4 teens, including escapee, arrested with stolen car: police

Four teens, including one who had escaped from a Newark detention facility, were arrested Wednesday when police found them in a stolen car on Audubon Avenue, authorities said. Sheldon Mays, 18, of Jersey City, two 17-year-olds and a 16-year-old were all charged with receiving stolen property, Jersey

NJ.COM - 2018-03-16 15:58:23

St. Patrick's Day Parade may go broke over internal feud

The St. Patrick's Day Parade may go bust over a three-year-old power struggle, insiders say. A clash of factions has cost hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees - money that could instead go to showcase the world-famous march, grant scholarships and spread Irish-American goodwill. "It's a ba

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-17 20:57:59

WATCH: He told cops 'I'm a f--king judge' after failed sobriety test. And he beat DWI rap.

Wilfredo Benitez was passed out in the driver's seat of his silver BMW hatchback at 2:13 a.m. with his hazard lights flashing along the shoulder of Route 80, records show. Two New Jersey state troopers who found his vehicle on the stretch of highway in Teaneck quickly began to suspect he was drunk.

NJ.COM - 2018-03-17 11:36:19

Paterson DPW director Manuel Ojeda returned to work after assault conviction

PATERSON - After being convicted of assault, the director of Paterson's public works department returned to work last year without facing further disciplinary action from city government, according to municipal officials. The director, Manuel Ojeda, was arrested on an indictable offense of aggravate

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-16 16:11:07

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Dad in murder-suicide tried to get back with mother of slain baby

Terrance Briggs (left) went on a murderous rampage before killing himself Wednesday morning.Facebook; Gabriella Bass The killer Brooklyn dad was drinking Hennessy and tried to get back with the mother of his slain daughter before going on a murderous rampage and committing suicide, sources told The


5 things you need to know about Toys R Us closing

WAYNE, NJ - Iconic chain Toys R Us is going out of business in the U.S. After filing for bankruptcy last fall, Toys R Us is reportedly working on a plan to liquidate its business entirely. The toy retailer struggled for years to compete with Walmart and Amazon, accumulating mountains of debt while s

FOX61.COM - 2018-03-16 14:08:44

Paterson police charge four in series of armed robberies

Paterson police charged four people, an adult and three juveniles, in a series of 2017 robberies in the city, Police Director Jerry Speziale announced on Thursday. Three of the robberies occurred from Dec. 21 to 28, with another during the summer of 2017. Justin Z. Robinson, 19, of Paterson, was cha


Nearly 1,200 Toys R Us Wayne Employees Are Losing Their Jobs

WAYNE, NJ - Nearly 1,200 township Toys R Us employees will lose their jobs company officials said in a WARN notice filed with the state. It was not clear from the notice how many of the employees work at the company's Geoffrey Way headquarters and how many work at the Berdan Avenue store. News of To

PATCH - 2018-03-16 18:20:54

Two Paterson men shot on same night at separate locations

A drawing was held Monday for Paterson mayoral candidates. The drawing, held at city hall, determins the order the candidates are listed on the ballot in the spring. March 12, 2018 Two Paterson men were shot at different locations Thursday night. A 19-year-old man was shot in Montgomery Park. He w


Toys R Us blames Amazon, Target, Walmart for death blow

Amazon, Walmart and Target dealt the death blow to Toys R Us by deeply discounting products when the ailing chain was at its weakest point, the liquidating retailer said Thursday in court filings. Toys R Us declared early Thursday that it would close all of its remaining U.S. stores, barring a last-


Paterson passes 90 days without a killing

Toys "R" Us to close or sell all its U.S. stores, Englewood Mayor Frank Huttle won't see a 4th term and Paterson sells land to balance its budget - all in "7 things to know in New Jersey on Thursday." John C. Ensslin PATERSON - The city has gone more than 90 days without a homicide, which is the lo


Paramus Police Looking For Missing Woman

PARAMUS, NJ - Police are asking the public for help finding a missing woman. Authorities said Paige Lattimore, 27, was last seen Wednesday at about 8 a.m. at her home in the southeast section of Paramus. Police said there is "concern for her personal welfare." Lattimore is 5'7" tall and weighs 160 t


Spring Valley man accused of selling crack cocaine

SPRING VALLEY - Police said a Spring Valley man was caught with 91.6 grams of crack cocaine, which they said he was selling from his village apartment. Spring Valley police said they arrested Lloyd Jack today after searching his apartment on Ewing Avenue around 6 a.m. In addition to 91.6 grams of cr


Yonkers Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges

Richard Silva WHITE PLAINS - Richard Silva, age 30 pleaded guilty before County Court Judge Susan Cacace to one count of Possessing an Obscene Sexual Performance by a Child, a class E felony, according to Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. The Westchester County District A