The leader of a Bloods street gang in New Jersey turned himself in to authorities this weekend, and was ordered held on $5 million charges bail on charges that he ran a major drug ring.
A man was being held on $150,000 bail Saturday in connection with an early-morning hit-and-run that left another man dead in Elizabeth, N.J.
The Kansas City businessman said money is not the issue. It’s about random acts of kindness.
Three months after they were put on hold due to a shortage of judges, civil trials are resuming in one northern New Jersey county.
It has been a whirlwind 2 years for West Orange-native and NBA star Kyrie Irving, but now he is giving back to his community and trying to help St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth stay open.
There are now seven judicial vacancies among the county’s allotted 25 positions, and court officials said that two more judges are due to retire by summer’s end.
For teenagers with leukemia, there is hope, and it comes from the Valerie Fund, as WCBS 880’s John Metaxas found out.
Investigators said the suspect pushed his way into the 92-year-old’s home, strangled her and walked away with only $360 worth of coins that he took over to a machine at a grocery store and turned into bills.
For young people with serious illnesses, the Valerie Fund is a becon of hope, WCBS 880’s John Metaxas reported.
The push is on for diversity within the New Jersey State Police Department. Only two black recruits graduated in the most recent class of 85, so state police officials are looking for more minorities to fill next year’s class of 150 cadets.
Union County prosecutors said Rasheed Powell, 36, targeted couples at motels in Linden and Elizabeth on weekend nights over a period of six-weeks.
It took firefighters from two counties more than two hours to bring the fire under control. At least three townhouses were destroyed.
The raging fire started inside a home on Monroe Avenue around 8:30 p.m. and spread from house to house.
Port Authority Police spokesman Al Della Fave says officers found a loaded handgun in the suspects’ car.
Officials say a mysterious glow that lit up the sky over parts of northern New Jersey early Sunday morning was nothing to be concerned about.