Police in Little Ferry said a witness saw the man jump into the Hackensack River about 5 miles west of New York City around 8:20 a.m. Sunday.
An environmental group in northern New Jersey is leading a charge to get the feds to take over the cleanup of a dirty river.
The right eastbound lane of Route 3 over the Hackensack River was set to be shut down for two weeks, after crews discovered a structural deficiency.
Traffic was shut down on the roadway while crews worked to stabilize, then lift the truck back up.
For many in New Jersey, it has been days since they saw power, all courtesy of Superstorm Sandy. The utility companies are working around the clock to get the electricity flowing.
Elizabeth Moore is now in good health and good spirits after an ill-fated trip to the car wash.
There were three accidents in a single day and 20 in the space of a month. Cops say a stretch of Route 3 in Bergen County is so dangerous the state may need to take drastic action.
Amtrak officials are eyeing an electrical substation in Richmond, Va., as the possible source of a voltage problem that halted trains between New York and Philadelphia.
Gov. Chris Christie killed plans for a Hudson River tunnel, but now he wants money for a bridge over the Hackensack River.
Rescuers in northern New Jersey pulled a man and his 11-year-old son out of the Hackensack River on Sunday after the boy fell from a boat and his dad jumped in to save him.
“The citizens of, in this case, New Jersey, they own the waterfront,” says Hackensack Riverkeeper Bill Sheehan. “People own the waterfront. The people.”
Amtrak has repaired the wire and train delays are easing.