A monstrous tornado killed at least 51 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.
Verona High School student Mira Braneck discusses the school district's process of writing a new strategic plan.
The incident happened on the 200 block of E.18th Street at about 530 pm on Friday, Ribeiro said. The man was alone sitting in a gold-colored four-door vehicle when he called the girl over and struck up a conversation with her, the lieutenant said. While they were talking, the man pulled his penis out, Ribeiro said.
HOW YOU CAN HELP If you’re unsure how or where to give to help those devastated by the Oklahoma tornado, the Jersey Shore-based group created to help first responders after Hurricane Sandy is collecting key items for two upcoming deliveries directly to the worst-affected area. Immediate EMS and Fire Supplies “wants to pay it forward [...]
The five-year battle over Bloomfield's ""top cop"" position came to an end Monday. Capt. Mark Leonard will receive $100,000 and retire this summer.
Stock indexes are edging higher in early trading on Wall Street as investors look ahead to the Federal Reserve's next moves.
Under the bill (A-2379), dog fighting would be considered a crime of the third degree, which is punishable by a term of imprisonment of three to five years, or a fine of up to $15,000 or both. The bill would also require the court to order the seizure and forfeiture of any dogs used for dog fighting or baiting. The measure would also permit the court to seize other animals or property in the person's possession, and prohibit the person from possessing animals in the future.
Community Medical Center in Toms River has laid off 68 employees as it eliminated 85 positions.
Two students who were selected to attend the Governor's School of New Jersey were honored by the Fair Lawn Board of Education on May 16.
A renegade goat and an auto accident snarled traffic on the Pulaski Skyway in northern New Jersey.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Oklahoma to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and tornadoes beginning May 18, 2013, and continuing.
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (both D-NJ) today joined Bayonne Mayor Mark Smith officials from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, as well as representatives of the International Longshoreman’s Association Local 1135 and the New York Shipping Association to announce progress on the project to raise the Bayonne Bridge.
TONIGHT A heartbroken father determined to help others will talk about the suicide of his 13-year-old son tonight at a special suicide and bullying prevention program at Saddle Brook High School. The free program, which begins at 7 p.m., is entitled “Ryan’s Story”, and addresses bullying, cyber-bullying, teen depression and teen suicide prevention. John Halligan [...]
Crews worked through the night lifting bricks and parts of collapsed walls where a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood. At least 51 people were killed, including at least 20 children, and those numbers were expected to climb, officials said Tuesday.
ONLY ON CLIFFVIEW PILOT A 73-year-old former mob associate who once served 25 years in prison for murder and rape goes to trial in Hackensack next week for a rape that prosecutors said occurred in Rochelle Park a dozen years ago but wasn’t reported until 2009. Jury selection began in the case, in which Angelo [...]
A judge has sentenced a Staten Island, N.Y., man to three years in prison for leading police on a high-speed chase on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.