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Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Good For $391K Sold In Passaic County

A Jersey Cash 5 ticket worth $391,592 was sold in Passaic County. The ticket from the Wednesday, Aug. 17 drawing was sold at Krauszer’s 7th Street in Clifton. The winning numbers were: 08, 28, 36, 44 and 45 and the XTRA number was: 03. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for the winning ticket sold.

Blunt warning: Adams scolds illegal cannabis sellers after NYC tows 19 weed trucks

Mayor Eric Adams bemoaned the boom in illegal cannabis businesses in New York Thursday, and vowed more enforcement is coming after the NYPD towed 19 so-called “weed trucks” around Times Square earlier this week. “Many people don’t read the complete law. All they read is, ‘Weed is legal,’ and they just kick into gear,” Adams said at an unrelated press conference in Midtown Manhattan. “We have to now identify when people are reporting illegal weed being sold — which is far more stores than we realize — and then there’s steps to going in and confiscating those items.” NYPD announced it had seized...
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2 main rest stops on the Garden State Parkway closed until further notice

Two main rest stops on the Garden State Parkway in North Jersey have been closed until further notice. Brookdale South and Vauxhall rest stops are closed for renovations. New Jersey Turnpike Authority officials announced that there will be no food, gasoline or restrooms available at the rest stops located in Bloomfield and Union.

Mom robbed at gunpoint in front of 6-year-old daughter in the Bronx

Police are looking for the suspect who robbed a young mother at gunpoint while she was sitting in her car with her 6-year-old daughter in The Bronx. The NYPD on Thursday released surveillance video showing the moment the unknown perpetrator walks up to the victim’s parked car and opens the driver’s side door. According to the police, the stick-up took place at around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday in front of 1500 Macombs Road. They said the 28-year-old victim was sitting in her parked white sedan when the suspect got out of a Dodge Charger, crossed the street and pointed a gun at the woman. He then removed the mom’s watch and grabbed her handbag as her young daughter looked on. The armed robbery suspect was last seen returning to the waiting Dodge being driven by another person and fleeing the scene. The mother and child were not harmed during the incident, police said. As of Thursday afternoon, no arrests have been announced in connection with the daytime robbery, and police were appealing to the public for help with identifying the culprit.

SIDE JOB: Englewood Waiter Busted On Coke-Selling Charges

A waiter from Englewood was busted after selling cocaine to an undercover detective, authorities said. Ostin Reyes Mejia, a 37-year-old Guatemalan national, was seized during a SWAT raid of his downtown Liberty Road home off Tenafly Road, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. Reyes Mejia had sold coke to a...

Suspect released without bail after Bronx sucker-punch attack

NEW YORK - The suspect accused of randomly sucker-punching a man in the head in the Bronx and leaving him in critical condition was released from jail on Thursday. Van Phu Bui, 55, was given supervised release, which is not bail-eligible. His charges were also downgraded from attempted murder to...

Suspects arrested in killing of cab driver in Queens

NEW YORK - Two suspects connected to the killing of a taxi driver in Queens last weekend have been arrested, the NYPD said Thursday. One of the suspects, 20-year-old Austin Amos, has been charged with manslaughter, gang assault and other charges. Amos reportedly has six prior arrests, including robbery, criminal mischief, criminal contempt and sexual misconduct.

NYC lawyer beats up attacker during fight outside office: ‘I’m no victim’

A Queens attorney laid down the law to a man who allegedly attacked him on the street outside his legal office, amid this year’s ongoing surge in Big Apple crime, The Post has learned. James Galleshaw, 49, left his alleged assailant battered and bloody following the fight on Cross Bay Boulevard in Ozone Park, according to photos he posted Thursday on Facebook — one of which showed the failed thug with streams of crimson running down his face. Others show blood splattered on the steps outside and a broken glass door with a potted plant through it. “I am ok. Was attacked by...