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Bella Giacobbe, Daughter Of Rahway Mayor, Dies At 22

Anabella "Bella" Marie Giacobbe, the 22-year-old daughter of Rahway Mayor Raymond Giacobbe Jr. and school board member Laura Giacobbe, died on Sept. 24. Bella was an honor roll student at Union Catholic High School, where she played volleyball, lacrosse, and track and field, her obituary says. She graduated from Rutgers University last May with a degree in psychology.
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Accused subway shover with lengthy rap sheet ordered held on bail

A Bronx vagrant who allegedly shoved a man onto subway tracks Monday and has more than 40 prior busts was ordered held on bail by a Manhattan judge Wednesday night. Clarence Anderson, who police believe is emotionally disturbed, was ordered to be held behind bars on $60,000 bail at his arraignment for the shoving incident and another case in which he allegedly hurled a rock at a construction worker. Anderson, 36, reportedly pushed a 25-year-old man onto the tracks at the 14th Street-Union Square station in an unprovoked attack, police said. He fled the station, and just hours later, he allegedly...

Boyfriend Suspected of Dismembering NYC Woman Allowed Other Girlfriend to Use Her EBT Card

More gruesome discoveries are coming to light as police investigate the murder and dismembering of Dasia Johnson in Brooklyn, New York. Investigators are still searching for the five women and one man captured on surveillance cameras leaving the apartment of Johnson, the 22-year-old woman whose murder was discovered after authorities located her dismembered remains inside a suitcase in her East New York apartment last month.

Tourist, 17, slugged in random NYC attack — as good Samaritans step up to help

A 17-year-old tourist from Nashville was randomly slugged near Central Park Wednesday — with his parents saying they were both “shocked” by the brazen attack and grateful for the New Yorkers who came to their aid. The Chittom family was walking to the park on their last day in the Big Apple when they said a man who appeared to be homeless came out of nowhere and punched their son, Caleb, in the face before running off without a word. Dad Thom Chittom told The Post he was in “disbelief that that would happen … That somebody would just do something...

16-year-old New Jersey basketball prospect shot and killed

A 16-year-old basketball prospect from New Jersey was fatally shot on Monday. Letrell Duncan was a sophomore at East Orange Campus High School and considered a top-10 recruit in the state for his age. The teenager was shot four times on Monday “about 3:15 p.m. in the 100 block of Lincoln Street and died at University Hospital in Newark about a half hour later.”

Someone in NJ Just Won $1 Million Playing Mega Millions

If you have ever stopped to dream about what you would do if you won $1 million, those dreams just came true for one person in New Jersey. Officials with the New Jersey Lottery said one ticket that matched all five white balls for Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing was sold in the Garden State and that little slip of paper is worth a million bucks.

Video shows teen gang beating boy, stealing his sneakers in NYC

Video posted on social media shows a gang of teenagers swarming a 15-year-old boy on a Manhattan street, beating him and running off with his sneakers. The group of five boys were captured on camera repeatedly punching and kicking the victim at the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and West 188th Street around 2:25 p.m. Monday, according to police. The teen was left lying motionless — and shoeless — on the sidewalk, the disturbing footage shows. The brutal beatdown appears to have been caught on video by a passing driver, who can be heard commenting, “Damn, they’re taking his shoes, bro.” “Yo. What the f–k?”...

Rambling letters dropped off at locations across Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Jersey City Police are looking for the person who dropped off about half a dozen rambling letters at locations across the city Wednesday.The incidents set off a bit of a panic Wednesday morning as officers responded to the locations, including City Hall, municipal court, schools, business and residences.Police say there were not threats to any of the locations or individuals.Kelly Robertson received one of the letters."It's a little freaky, especially because I found it inside my apartment, which means that somehow he got in and was able to leave it at the bottom of my steps," she said. "The two doors are actually locked. UPS usually can't even get in, so they leave our packages downstairs. So I'm surprised that he was able to do that."Police believe only one individual was involved, but so far, no arrest has been made.

Target Deal Days start Thursday: These 10 discounted items are worth checking out

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Get a headstart on holiday shopping during Target’s Deal Days, which start Thursday and last for three days. Target announced its plans to deliver a joyful holiday season during Oct. 6-8 to offer thousands of deals on must-have items and everyday essentials. And the savings won’t stop there — there will be deals and low prices throughout the holiday season.

FBI Probes Linden Bank Robbery

The FBI is investigating a Linden bank robbery in which the assailant took off on a mountain bike, police said. The robber went into the Wells Fargo Bank on West Saint Georges Avenue around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, local police said. He handed the teller a demand note and...