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.
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.
India offered on Tuesday to provide more training and reconstruction aid for Afghanistan as most international troops prepare to withdraw next year.
More than 800 tickets have been sold, and nearly 90 percent of exhibit booth spaces taken, for The Big Game Experience on Wednesday at the Meadowlands Expo Center. The event is for business owners interested in planning on hosting or attending events related to the February 2014 Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium, in East Rutherford.
Four falcon chicks that live on the George Washington Bridge connecting Manhattan to New Jersey have gotten identifying bands around their legs.
The following reports include possible BB gun shots through a Bloomfield Avenue business window, several possession charges in Cedar Grove, multiple burglaries in Verona and more.
The Rev. Michael Fugee, a former Wyckoff associate pastor who was allowed to continue working as a priest despite confessing to groping a 13-year-old boy, was arrested Monday. He had purposely disobeyed the judicial order that prohibited him from having contact with children, a prosecutor said during the hearing.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is putting in place a number of steps to accommodate the nearly five million people who will travel by air, car or rail during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, which marks the traditional start of the summer travel season.
YOU READ IT HERE FIRST Sometime between 915 last night and 8 a.m., someone broke into the Closter Animal Hospital, taking cash and drugs, Police Chief Dennis Kaine said this morning. Whoever was responsible pried open the front entrance to the Piermont Road clinic. “There was no alarm set at the time,” Kaine said. Anyone [...]
“As alleged, Glafira Rosales gave new meaning to the phrase ‘artful dodger’ by avoiding taxes on millions of dollars in income from dealing in fake artworks for fake clients. Her arrest shows that no matter how clever the scheme, attempts to hide income from the government to avoid paying taxes on that income will be discovered and prosecuted.”
Please join us on Thursday as we make history in the State of New Jersey. We are holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony for our HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley hospital. Governor Christie and our Commissioner of Health, Mary O’Dowd will be speaking. This is the first hospital to open in New Jersey in approximately 30 years.
The district's Teachers of the Year were recognized 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 manager of the Tick Tock Diner, who was charged last month with plotting to torture and kill his wife’s uncle — a co-owner of the landmark Clifton restaurant — so he could loot a safe he believed contained a large sum of money, posted $600,000 bail Tuesday morning and is expected to be released from Passaic County Jail within an hour.
YOU READ IT HERE FIRST Motorists caught not yielding to pedestrians have been receiving warnings from Hillsdale police working undercover — but not anymore, warns Police Chief Eric Stalter. “For now, this program has had an educational focus,” Stalter said this morning. “However, within the near future we will shift the focus of the program [...]
Plans are in the works for all school buildings in the Little Falls School District to receive building security improvements.