A monstrous tornado killed at least 24 people Monday as it roared through Moore and south Oklahoma City — leaving rescue workers frantically searching into the night for missing children at the devastated Plaza Towers Elementary School in the Moore School District.
Beginning on May 20, law enforcement officials will be out in full force, taking part in the 2013 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization and cracking down on motorists who are not belted.
“Officers throughout New Jersey are prepared to ticket anyone who is not wearing their seat belt.”
The most expensive hospital in America is not in Beverly Hills or New York's Upper East Side. Based on its bills to Medicare, the Bayonne Medical Center charged the highest amounts in the country for nearly one-quarter of the most common hospital treatments, according to a New York Times analysis of 2011 data
Internet celebrity "Kai the Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker" has been arrested in the murder of a Clark, New Jersey man.
Investigators said Kai met Joseph Galfy, Jr., an attorney near Times Square, where a surveillance camera captured images of them. The men later went back to the victim's house, officials said.
New Jersey added only 3,300 jobs in April, and the unemployment rate declined to 8.7 percent.
Compared to April of last year, the unadjusted workweek decreased by 1.0 hour, average hourly earnings decreased by $0.42, and weekly earnings were lower by $36.43.
SHOUT OUT Members of the Lodi Police Department shaved their heads to raise breast cancer awareness and show support for Alicia Veri-Rodriguez, who is battling the disease. As soon as Veri-Rodriguez’s cousin, Lodi Police Officer Dominic Miller, offered to shave his head, brother officers took up the cause, as well. Handling the clippers was Alicia’s [...]
The Senate on Monday approved a number of bills that are part of a comprehensive package on gun safety. Approved today were 10 bills that will help keep weapons out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill, crack down on gun trafficking, improve reporting and tracing of illegal firearms by law enforcement and find ways to reduce violence and improve school safety, among other actions.
One World Trade Center now stands a symbolic 1,776 feet high, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and third tallest in the world
With the final section of spire now in place, One World Trade Center stands as the Western Hemisphere’s tallest icon of freedom, resilience and the indomitable American spirit,” said Port Authority Vice Chairman Scott Rechler.
“The governor’s rejection of this legislation is out of step with the majority of states in the nation and out of touch with New Jersey’s hardworking families. Thirty-two states and the District of Columbia provide for early in-person voting, and as a result of the veto our residents’ access to the polls will be restricted to only one day.
A New York man was arrested after Transportation Security Administration officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) spotted a loaded gun in a man’s carry-on bag at the checkpoint this morning, Tuesday, May 21. It marked the second time in four days that a passenger was arrested at JFK with a gun and the fourth gun of the year that has been caught at the airport.
Microsoft Corp. unveiled its first new Xbox in almost eight years, seeking to position the console at the center of games and home entertainment against a growing roster of competitors that includes Apple Inc. to Facebook Inc.
Bergen County’s prosecutor Tuesday described circumstances in which a Catholic priest, a former Wyckoff assistant pastor who was arrested Monday night, allegedly heard children’s confessions in defiance of a judicial order barring him for life from working with children.
Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least nine children, and those numbers were expected to climb.
Three armed men tied up an employee and took approximately $400 in cash from the Subway restaurant located at 45 Bloomfield Ave. on Monday night, May 20, according to a press release sent by the Verona Police Department.
YOU READ IT HERE FIRST Jurors in Hackensack this afternoon returned a split verdict against a 40-year-old city firefighter accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl — convicting him of rape, impairing the morals of a child and two other counts and reaching an impasse on two other counts. David Fernandez showed little reaction to [...]
Stock indexes fluctuated in midday trading Tuesday as investors tried to predict the Fed's next move.
DEMAREST — Though the council was unable to adopt its 2013 budget at the May 20 regular meeting, the governing body established a cap bank and reinstated the Open Space Trust Fund tax at a rate of one-half penny per $100 of assessed value.
A new poll finds that teens are sharing more about themselves on social media. They're also moving increasingly to Twitter to avoid their parents and the ""oversharing"" that they see on Facebook.
YOU READ IT HERE FIRST Mahwah police cracked the burglaries of several rooms at a Route 17 hotel with the arrest of a Rockland County man who they said used a stolen housekeeper’s key to get in. Frank Hadley, 40, of Hillburn, is charged with four counts of burglary, two counts of theft and drug-related [...]
“As alleged, Detective Edwin Vargas paid thousands of dollars for the ability to illegally invade the privacy of his fellow officers and others. He is also alleged to have illegally obtained information about two officers from a federal database to which he had access based on his status as an NYPD detective. When law enforcement officers break the laws they are sworn to uphold, they do a disservice to their fellow officers, to the department, and to the public they serve, and it will not be tolerated.”
Some 1,500 visitors were cleared out of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris after a man put a letter on the altar of the 850-year-old monument Tuesday, pulled out a gun and shot himself in the head.
Construction is set to begin on a project that will add hundreds of luxury apartments at the edges of downtown Morristown, giving new life to a site that was long considered to be underused as the home of the town’s public works garage.
Actavis Inc., the largest U.S. maker of generic drugs by market value, agreed to acquire Warner Chilcott Plc for about $5 billion excluding net debt in a deal to expand in women's health and urology.
Kyrgyzstan's president has reaffirmed that next year the Central Asian nation will evict the U.S. air base that supports military operations in nearby Afghanistan.