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.
The Montclair Senior Citizens Advisory Committee, in partnership with Partners for Health, has developed a survey targeting the over-55 population. The survey will gather data that the municipal government can use to understand its planning needs for this population.
To the passengers aboard a US Airways turboprop plane that made an emergency belly landing at Newark Liberty International Airport early Saturday, it was a life-or-death experience. But for the professionals in charge, from the pilot who brought the plane down safely to the emergency ground crew that gathered for the dramatic landing, it was what they had trained for – and the outcome proved it.
This month marks the 60th Anniversary of the Montclair Ambulance Unit as well as EMS week, May 19-25. What better time to start a discussion of Emergency Medical Service and our beloved Montclair?
WHAT WE THINK Finally, the silliness ends and a dangerous red oak tree in Teaneck comes closer to coming down. Last August, the Teaneck Council wisely refused to designate the tree an historic site. But that changed in February, when common sense caved under pressure from a group of “concerned” residents. It took a report [...]
The police officer who accidentally killed a Long Island college student along with an armed intruder faced the most harrowing decision of a law enforcement career choosing the split-second moment when the risk is so high that you must act to save a life, says an expert in the field.
The president and CEO of The Associated Press says the government's seizure of AP journalists' phone records was ""unconstitutional"" and already has had a chilling effect on newsgathering.
Commuters are bracing for a difficult trip around southwest Connecticut and to New York City beginning Monday as workers repair the Metro-North commuter rail line crippled by a derailment and crash.
Inmates at jails in Indianapolis, Baltimore, St. Louis and Philadelphia face the nation's highest levels of sexual abuse at the hands of guards, according to a new federal report based on surveys of inmates at U.S. jails and prisons.
Five months into President Barack Obama's second term, allies and former top aides worry that his overarching goal of economic opportunity has been diminished, partly drowned out by controversies seized upon by Republicans in an effort to weaken him.
YOU SAW IT HERE FIRST The driver of a pickup was seriously injured this morning after losing control of her vehicle, which spun into oncoming traffic, was broadsided by a Mini-Cooper and landed on its side. The 1045 crash occurred as the grey pickup was headed east on Washington Avenue between Pascack Road and Meisten [...]
On Tuesday, May 21 Cedar Grove High School will hold auditions for its annual Talent Under the Stars concert from 3 to 6 p.m.
Rutgers University is celebrating the 2013 graduating class as largest in history.
About 40 supporters and opponents heard applicant Barbara Siciliano describe the ins-and-outs of Barbara's Homecare Inc. in Bloomfield.
Two 12-year-olds were robbed of their cellphones at gunpoint early Sunday morning, police said.
Businesses are reopening. Rides are warming up. In places, the boards will once again be walked upon. Following the devastation of Superstorm Sandy, the Jersey Shore will officially open for the summer, kicking off with Memorial Day weekend. Click through for everything you need to know about navigating the Jersey Shore this summer.