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3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
A crash on the westbound Newark side of the Pulaski Skyway shut down traffic in both directions on the roadway this evening, according to Kearny police.
7 hrs ago | Patch.com
Instant Admission Day for the Fall II term at Essex County College will be held Tuesday, Sept. 16 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at both the main Newark campus and West Essex campus .
11 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Charges against 35-year-old Newark resident Latrey Evans are pending after he allegedly led two agencies on a high-speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle Saturday night. BLOOMFIELD - A Newark man driving a stolen car led police on a high-speed chase through several counties Saturday night before crashing into a concrete barrier on the Garden State Parkway, according to New Jersey State Police.
15 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Saint Barnabas Medical Center is one of 17 medical facilities that has experienced a patient data breach since 2009. About a month ago, Jersey City Medical Center patients were surprised to receive a letter informing them that the hospital had lost a compact disc loaded with unencrypted sensitive patient data.
20 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
The little purple ball of explosive flavor is called the Paul Robeson and it is not a grape tomato, but the result of a hybrid between grapes and tomatoes. "That little purple tomato they grew, man, that was delicious," said Otis Knight, who lives near a lot Newark where a group of veterans are being trained in the art of gardening.
Study: 38 percent of NJ households struggle Thirty-eight percent of New Jersey households can't afford basic necessities, according to a report released Sunday.
Pitbull has declared himself Mr. Worldwide, but how about those ambassadorial skills? Though the 33-year-old rapper has become globally famous and wildly successful in the past five years of his 13-year career, he is not unaware of the disdain he can invoke in those who consider his gregarious, glossy club style too aggressive, rootless or gulp corny. But he also knows the charisma that draws the ire is his most valuable asset, and F night in Newark, New Jersey, at the U.S. kick-off of his tour with Enrique Iglesias, he sought to three-dimensionalize himself by filling in the blanks.
NEWARK - A man was struck and killed by a vehicle this morning while trying to cross a city road, officials said.
Hillside police say a Newark man was arrested after he who crashed a car stolen in a carjacking, and then was founding carrying the wallet taken from a victim in a separate carjacking, HILLSIDE - Authorities say a 19-year-old Newark man, who was arrested early today after crashing a vehicle taken in a carjacking in Irvington, was also involved in a separate carjacking in Elizabeth. At 12:42 a.m., Sgt.
New York radio host Todd Pettengill is pointing to the alleged revenge killing of a 19-year-old man from Livingston, New Jersey, as evidence that "domestic terrorism is already here." Further, he argues, the "act of jihad" is not getting nearly enough media coverage.
Robert Peace stood out from his friends at Yale University because he was a minority who came from a poor family in Newark, New Jersey, but that didn't stop him from excelling in academics and sports. After graduation, however, Peace's life took a mysterious and dark turn culminating in his drug-related murder at 30 years old.
LODI - In another time, a driver used the sleek orange 1970 Plymouth Superbird to deliver pizzas for a guy named George who dubbed himself the "Pizza King." Like many Superbirds back then, it had a reputation as an unattractive workhorse of a car likely to hang around waiting for the right suitor to come along.
EAST ORANGE - The mother of a 32-year-old man who was shot outside of his home in an apparent robbery attempt last week says the arrest of his alleged killer does not leave her with much closure about his untimely death. "You can't make sense of a senseless thing like this," Cheryl Murphy said today of her son, Edwin Gibson's slaying.
An Irvington man is charged with murder in the September 5 slaying of a Newark teenager, police said. NEWARK - Police have charged a 22-year-old Irvington man in the murder of a Newark teenager in the city's North Ward last week, police announced today.
Radical Islamist Ali Muhammad Brown used the popular gay hookup app 'Grindr' to commit mass murder. So far the mainstream media has mostly ignored this story.
The Archdiocese of Newark's Catholic Cemeteries is pleased to announce it will be hosting an official dedication of the newly completed Genesis Mausoleum located at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington, NJ. The Archdiocese cordially invites all families and friends to join for the celebration, which will be conducted by the Most Reverend Archbishop John J. Myers on Saturday, September 13th at 3:00pm.
Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull kick off their joint tour tonight in Newark, New Jersey, and Enrique says nothing will make him happier than performing his hits for his fans every night. "Just, like, being up onstage," Enrique tells ABC News Radio when asked what he's most looking forward to about this tour.
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