West Orange, NJ


Police continue search for other suspects in NYC taxi driver’s death

EDGEMERE, Queens (PIX11) — Officers are still on the hunt for two teenage girls in connection with the beating death of a taxi driver in Queens. Austin Amos and Nickolas Porter, both 20, and a 15-year-old girl were arrested by police on Thursday. They are accused of beating Kutin Gyimah to death in Queens on […]
New Jersey Globe

West Orange man has lead in Arizona U.S. Senate race

West Orange native Mark Kelly has an 8-point lead in his bid for re-election a U.S. Senator from Arizona. Kelly, a retired astronaut and the husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, leads Republican Blake Masters, 50%-42%, according to a new Fox News poll of Arizona registered voters released on Thursday.
Eyewitness News

Arrest made following last summer’s double deadly crash in Woodbridge

WOODBRIDGE, CT (WFSB) - A man from New Jersey was arrested in connection with a double deadly crash that happened in Woodbridge last summer, state police said. Juan Fernandez, 38, of Union City, NJ, was charged with transporting a child under the age of 5 without restraints, speeding, negligent homicide, failure to drive in a proper lane, risk of injury to a child, second-degree assault, and first-degree reckless endangerment.

Bloomfield Public Library’s Autumn Gala

The Bloomfield Public Library helps their community through resources and outreach. To help support their programs they are hosting an Autumn Gala. The evening will be filled with dancing, food & drinks, and silent auction. Learn more about their work and the Elegant Evening of Fun to help fundraise for the library.

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...

Essex County Correctional Facility receives ACA accreditation for fourth consecutive time

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County announced Thursday, Aug. 11, that the Essex County Correctional Facility earned accreditation for the fourth consecutive time from the American Correctional Association, which sets the standards for correctional facilities and detention centers in the United States, American territories and some foreign countries. The Essex...
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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.

Internal Brooklyn gang feud sparked playground assassination, police reveal, after 19-year-old arrested

Internecine strife among the Drench Gang prompted a Bed-Stuy gang banger to off his fellow street crew member in an assassination in a crowded Brooklyn playground, police said The motive of the April murder was first revealed Friday, a day after accused gunman Dinikue Grant, 19, was charged with murder and gun possession for shooting Daquan Trantham, 20, on a basketball court at St. Andrew’s ...

SEEN HIM? Fugitive Ex-Con Flees Route 3 Crash On Foot

A violent ex-con fled into the meadows off Route 3 after officers responding to a traffic accident discovered that he'd been wanted on a parole violation. Ali Scott, 35, of Newark, has spent nearly a dozen years combined during three separate state prison stretches since 2006, records show. He served...

Suspect in violent unprovoked attack in the Bronx released

NEW YORK -- The suspect in a violent unprovoked attack in the Bronx was released without bail Thursday.Charges against 55-year-old Bui Van Phu were downgraded from attempted murder to assault and harassment.READ MORE: Caught on video: Unprovoked attack in the Bronx leaves victim with fractured skullSurveillance video shows Phu hit Jesus Cortes in the back of the head, knocking him to the ground on East 188th Street in Fordham.The Bronx District Attorney says Cortes has a fractured skull and is currently in a coma.Phu has been on parole since 2015 for a felony sex crime.