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Rockland declaring state of emergency over measles outbreak, will bar unvaccinated from public places

ROCKLAND COUNTY, New York (WABC) -- Rockland County is declaring of state of emergency Tuesday over the ongoing measles outbreak and barring unvaccinated people from public places.


FBI arrests sixth Paterson police officer in corruption investigation

The FBI arrested a sixth Paterson police officer on Tuesday morning as part of its corruption investigation, announced U.S. attorney Craig Carpenito. Daniel Pent, 32, of Paterson, is charged with conspiring to deprive individuals of civil rights under color of law. He is accused of unlawfully stoppi


Town of Chester Police blotter

John A. Trama, 71, of Milford, Pa., was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree, a misdemeanor. He posted $20 bail to appear in town court on April 1.


Pennsylvania State Police Warn About a Fake Cop

Authorities in Central Pennsylvania are warning motorists of someone posing as a police officer who stopped a woman on Route 11 in Lackawanna County and who could possibly operate in the Northern Tier as well.


'Emergency removal' of children from Pennsylvania reform school ordered

PHILADELPHIA — State officials have ordered the removal of all children remaining in the oldest reform school in the country in the wake of a newspaper investigation detailing decades of alleged abuse and cover-ups at the Pennsylvania campus.


Two people killed in Pike County crash

DUNMORE — Terrific defense. Solid post and guard play. Excellent outside shooting. It’s a formula Dunmore has used all season to reach tonight’s PIAA Class 3A girls basketball championship game at the Giant Center in Hershey. (read more)


Hamburg officer charged with theft, misconduct

HAMBURG -- George Gunderman, the 41-year-old officer in charge of the Hamburg Borough Police Department, was arrested Monday and is in jail facing several charges, including official misconduct and theft, according to Sussex County First Assistant Prosecutor Gregory Mueller.


Accident Involving Tractor-Trailer Blocking 3 Toll Booth Lanes On Pennsylvania Turnpike, Police Say

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (CBS) — An accident involving a tractor-trailer and a van is blocking three toll booth lanes on the Pennsylvania Turnpike at the Valley Forge Interchange entrance ramp in King of Prussia. Police say the tractor trailer was likely trying to change lanes when it cut in front of a


Marijuana and the workplace: What does legalization mean for Pennsylvania, New Jersey employers?

I know that times have changed when my 80-year-old mother is legally smoking pot. It’s true. My mother has a medical marijuana card and, as a resident of Pennsylvania, partakes of the substance to help ease certain of her ailments. That’s all well and good if you’re a senior citizen. But what if tha


Pike County forms Reentry Coalition for former inmates

MILFORD, Pa. — The Pike County Commissioners are establishing a local Reentry Coalition to help reduce recidivism among inmates at the Pike County Correctional Facility, and to ensure that a follow-up plan is in place that creates opportunities for former offenders to move forward in life.


1 dead after fire tears through Long Island building

A fast-moving fire tore through a Long Island apartment building early Tuesday, killing one person and injuring another, authorities said. The blaze broke out shortly before 2:45 a.m. at Fairfield Courtyard, an apartment complex on Country Club Drive in Coram, Suffolk County police said.


Opening prayer sparks controversy as first Muslim woman sworn in to Pennsylvania House

An opening prayer from a Republican lawmaker at the Pennsylvania state House proclaiming her Christian beliefs has drawn backlash as it took place the same day the first Muslim woman was sworn into the body.


Students seek to save High Point German program

Two High Point Regional High School students have launched a petition to save the school's German language program, one of several apparent casualties of a proposed budget that is expected to include cuts in other areas following a recently announced reduction in state aid for the upcoming school ye


Drunk Driver Damages Two Cars In Crash: Madison Police

MADISON, NJ - A 25-year-old Newton man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after a motor vehicle crash on Feb. 10, according to the Madison Police Department.


Eight arrested, 20 pounds of pot, $7,000 cash seized in Paterson raid

The police raided an apartment on Main Street, arresting eight people, seizing 20 pounds of drugs, and $7,076 in cash, on Friday evening, according to police director Jerry Speziale.


N.J. strip club stole my tips, tried to prostitute me in ‘champagne rooms,’ former dancer says in lawsuit

A former dancer at the Playhouse Lounge strip club in Burlington City claims in a lawsuit that the business tried to force her to perform sexual acts in “champagne rooms” while also stealing her tips.


Prosecutors drop criminal charges against Jussie Smollett

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - Prosecutors on Tuesday abruptly dropped all charges against Jussie Smollett, the "Empire" actor who was accused of lying to police about being the target of a racist, anti-gay attack in downtown Chicago, his attorneys said.


Rural N.J. county just got its 2nd Wawa approved (even though it’s still waiting on the 1st)

A second Wawa convenience store has been approved in Sussex County about four miles from a still-unbuilt location, approved nearly a year ago, where the popular Chatterbox Drive-In restaurant had a devoted following.


N.J. girl, 17, who didn’t come home from school Friday remains missing, family says

A 17-year-old girl from Toms River who didn’t return home after school on Friday remains missing Monday morning, her family’s attorney said. Ashley Combs, a senior at Toms River High School North, didn’t take her cell phone with her when she departed for school on Friday, according to Jef Henninger,


Woman, 70, dies after 3-vehicle crash near entrance to Route 33, police say

A 70-year-old woman who was a passenger in a vehicle that rear-ended another vehicle Sunday afternoon on Route 33 died from her injuries, Pennsylvania State Police at Stroudsburg report.