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.
There is word of a possible firebombing against an Edison police captain in his own home. A $20,000 reward has been issued for Monday morning's fire in Monroe Township, New Jersey.
The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey’s final graduating class was told not to be sad because the school will no longer exist, but to take what they learned there and make a difference in the world.
The lawyer representing the Rev. Michael Fugee, the Catholic priest accused of violating a judicial order never to work with children, vigorously defended his client this morning, insisting that he will be acquitted because he “acted in good faith” when he heard confessions of minors at parishes throughout New Jersey.
All township departments will experience funding cuts, announced officials at a public budget workshop held Monday, May 20.
The Bloomfield Board of Education on Tuesday approved hiring a firm for $1.3 million to outsource child study teams next school year.
Charleen Jackson says that in the month since her mentally ill son, Corie Mann, was shot five times by police after he allegedly stabbed an officer in the hallway of a public housing project on Monroe Street, it has been a struggle just being able to visit him.
State Policemen's Benevolent Association President Anthony Wieners says the attack on the home and the officer's family is ""unspeakable.""
NJ PBA CHIEF WRITES From the day Governor Christie took office and broke his promise to police and firefighters to never reduce benefits for active or retired officers, we have been engaged in a never-ending effort to stop the revisionist history of blaming employees for the unfunded liability in the pension system. The facts are [...]
Frequent seizures require someone to constantly watch young Marybeth Barrios around the clock, but a service dog could change her life, allowing the Hasbrouck Heights youngster to play without being watched and sleep in her own bed instead of with her mother. To help raise money for the dog, the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department is [...]
The station was awarded six JAM video awards at the 2013 Eastern Region Media Conference.
Iraq's prime minister has ordered a shake-up of his military command after a weeklong spike of militant attacks that has killed nearly 300 people, by far the highest toll since the U.S. withdrew its forces in late 2011, an official said Wednesday.
City Councilman Eric Garcetti defeated Controller Wendy Greuel to become next mayor of Los Angeles after a caustic campaign in which he depicted his fellow Democrat as a pawn of powerful labor bosses.
Syria's main opposition alliance on Wednesday urged fighters from around the country to reinforce a rebel-held town under attack by President Bashar Assad's troops and their allies from the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group.
Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress Wednesday that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs.
A man being questioned by authorities in the Boston bombing probe was fatally shot when he initiated a violent confrontation, FBI officials said Wednesday.