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March 18, 2023

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ – A collaboration between the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), as well as U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the Port of New York/Newark, has led to the recovery of a total of 23 stolen vehicles, Sheriff Frank Schillari ...

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VERONA, NJ -- Verona police took one juvenile into custody and charged homeowners of a Howard Street residents after a fight in the front yard of the residence on Saturday night. Officers were dispatched to the Howard Street on March 11 on a report of a large group of juveniles fighting on the ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Detectives from prosecutor's offices in Essex, Middlesex and Monmouth counties have now charged a Colonia medical doctor with criminal sexual contact with as many seven women under his care. The most recent charges against Dr. Gurvindra S.Johal are from the Essex County ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, along with Audible founder Don Katz and CEO Bob Carrigan took to the stage at the unveiling of the Harriet Tubman monument on Thursday to praise the abolitionist during a press conference at the Innovation Cathedral, but the main attraction was the women of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The woman who is accused of trying to use a fake birth certificate to enroll at New Brunswick High School said she is focusing on her mental health after she “made a silly mistake.” Hyejeong Shin, 29, told TAPinto New Brunswick in her first public comments since her arrest in ...

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WAYNE, NJ – A Saturday evening at the Willowbrook Mall in Wayne turned bloody when a man was stabbed in the leg. Suspects were spotted running from the scene, escaping out of the mall and heading toward the Cinemark movie theater. Wayne Police were soon in pursuit, eventually taking down five ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Street-smart politicians can get scammed, too. It happened to Mayor Ras J. Baraka and his savvy Newark City Hall team. For six days in January, the City of Newark had a nifty “sister city” cultural-trade deal with one of India’s emerging independent Hindu nations: “United States ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A Warren doctor today admitted using his medical license — and allowing other to use his medical license – to purchase prescription oncology medications under false pretenses for the purpose of selling them for profit, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced on Thursday. The scheme ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - As Montclair State University prepares to merge with Bloomfield College, nearly two dozen employees at Bloomfield College are reportedly not being offered jobs at MSU, according to an nj.com report this week. “We understand deeply that this is affecting people’s lives,” Montclair ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - A Jersey City man faces a charge of Aggravated Arson after he reportedly intentionally set fire to clothing at Walmart in Bayonne on Sunday. According to Captain Eric Amato, members of the Bayonne Police Department responded to the store on a report of a fire inside the store. As ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A funeral for murdered Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Konadu Dwumfour will be held Saturday, March 4th, at Bethany Baptist Church, with services expected to draw large numbers of mourners to the West Market Street church. The services come over a month since Dwumfour, 30, was shot ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The first of two eggs in an American Bald Eagle's nest high atop a sycamore tree at Duke Farms hatched on Monday afternoon, just a few hours before New Jersey's first snowstorm of 2023 began to blanket the nest and adult Eagle who hovered over the hatchling and a second egg that ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Nearly one month after the murder of Sayreville Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour, there have been few new details released in the past few weeks since the public first learned of Dwumfour's death on February 1, 2023. Members of the community spoke at the Sayreville Council meeting ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA/MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Federal, state and local law enforcement are continuing to investigate the disappearance of a couple, 18 years after they seemingly vanished into thin air.  The FBI, New Jersey State Police, Mount Laurel Police Department, Philadelphia Police Department and ...

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SEASIDE, NJ - Marc Kramer, his two teenage sons and wife Kristen will all be taking cold showers this week to prepare for Saturday.s "Polar Plunge" in the Atlantic Ocean surf where the water temperature is expected to be in the low 40s. Kramer will return for his 17th year of "freezin for a ...

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LINDEN, NJ -- Members of a Linden family were found deceased Sunday morning in their home, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel and Linden Police Chief David Hart announced today. At approximately 9:30 Sunday morning, Linden police responded to 18 Chatham Place to conduct a welfare ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 14-year-old boy is dead and a 16-year-old is injured after a stabbing incident that occurred outside of Eastside High School on Friday. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Acting Paterson Police Chief Bert Ribeiro members of the Paterson Police ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — The Hamilton Township Police are investigating a report of white "powdery substance" on an Amazon package delivery that the recipient says sickened her.  According to the Hamilton Police Division, a woman who lives on Brighten Drive in the Township received an Amazon package ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Wu-Tang Clan hip-hop artist “Raekwon” is making a major investment in the city’s Four Corners Historic District, opening Newark’s first cannabis lounge that allows on-site consumption and use of marijuana products. The city Landmark and Historic Preservation Commission approved the ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The district's superintendent said a teacher who viewed inappropriate material on his computer last week during class did not know his computer continued to be hooked into a screen all students could view. "Here are the facts," Superintendent Sean Adams said at Monday night's Board ...

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UPDATE: The police investigation is ongoing. Investigators have confirmed that Russell D. Heller was a Republican Councilman for Milford Borough (Hunterdon County).  The shooting of Heller was not politically connected with his elected office or political affiliation, according to the Somerset ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The preliminary findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office have ruled the death of a Jersey City woman found deceased in Kearny a Homicide, said Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez. An autopsy performed on Thursday, Feb. 9, determined Luz Hernandez, 33, died of blunt ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Talk about a really wild ride! Five days after buying an expensive new Tesla Model Y SUV, area resident Prerak Patel had its steering wheel pop off in his hands as he drove along busy Route 1. Patel, his wife Neha, and their children were heading home from shopping at ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Sunday crash into the Green Dragon Asian Cuisine restaurant was likely caused when an 82-year-old Elmwood Park woman's car "took off on her", according to police. On February 5 at 5:27 p.m., police responded to the restaurant on Fair Lawn Avenue where they discovered a red ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The family of a 34-year-old man who died while in the care of a county-run psychiatric hospital in Berkeley Heights claims he was held down by police and staff until he suffocated. The lawsuit filed in state Superior Court claims negligence on the part of Union County and ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – According to The Knowles family, owners of the Manor since 1956, the beautiful and iconic venue will be closing after July 5. In an open letter to “valued friends, past clients, guests and all of our extended Manor family,” they shared, “After an immensity of difficult ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — In January, Millburn Police arrested two people on consecutive days at the Mall at Short Hills. According to Millburn Police, on January 13, a Nordstrom employee created a fraudulent return of merchandise to a gift card, valued at $435. Officers later arrested 30-year-old Deja ...

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SAYREVILLE - A 30-year-old, recently-married Sayreville councilwoman was repeatedly shot in her car last night at the LaMer townhouse development, authorities said. Police found Eunice K. Dwumfour in her white SUV near Samuel Circle at about 7:22 p.m. on Feb. 1, and she was pronounced dead at ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A Clifton man is facing federal charges, accused of attempting to firebomb a Bloomfield synagogue. Nicholas Malindretos was arrested Wednesday. The 26-year-old is charged with one count of attempted use of fire to damage and destroy a building used in interstate commerce. He’s ...

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ – A man with a gun who had been barricaded in a bathroom for nearly six hours was disarmed Monday afternoon by a member of the Somerset County SWAT team using a TASER, ending the standoff peacefully, according to Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald. Township police ...

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