Garfield Mayor Joe Delaney admits Police Chief Kevin Amos is entitled to the payout at retirement, but the bill could cost the city as much as $33,000.
The old factory spilled cancer-causing chromic acid into the groundwater and potentially into the nearby Passaic River. The toxic water polluted more than a dozen nearby homes.
Christie pulled out a pen, flipped over a “reserved seating” sign, scribbled a note to the boy’s 6th grade teacher and then signed his name.
Prosecutor John Molinelli has said 19-year-old Malik Williams had turned himself in on an aggravated assault warrant and was being processed at Garfield police headquarters when he escaped by running out a rear door in December.
A deadly accident has officials in New Jersey trying to make it safer for pedestrians make it past railroad crossings.
Police are trying to determine if there’s a connection to a rash of smash and grab burglaries in three northern New Jersey towns.
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office says 19-year-old Malik Williams of Garfield was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center following shots fired by both Garfield and Bergen County police.
The suspect was pronounced dead Saturday evening. His identity is not being released until notification of next of kin.
Three teens were killed in two incidents along NJ TRANSIT tracks recently, which has officials wondering how to do a better job of keeping people off the tracks.
Michael Cabaj, 13, was struck and killed by a NJ TRANSIT train yesterday afternoon in Garfield, less than 24 hours after two teenagers were killed by a train in Wayne.
Investigators have found cancer-causing hexavalent chromium in 13 basements in one section of Garfield.
Getting a decent education for special needs children can be difficult and that’s why one New Jersey dad and his daughter are hitting the road.
Dangerous levels of chromium have many Garfield residents questioning their safety and federal officials will field questions at a meeting tonight.