A Hillside, N.J., man has been charged with extortion, after allegedly claiming a woman’s son had committed a crime and demanding $10,000 to keep the alleged victim’s family from going to police.
Officials say the couple’s 15-year-old daughter found her mother unresponsive Saturday morning and called her grandmother who then called police.
A fast-moving gang of thieves pulled off the heist of idling cars four times Friday morning, and all within a matter of minutes.
The total value was estimated at more than $600,000.
Parkway motorists no longer have to exit onto 78 West and use local exits as U-turns in order to reach 78 East.
Two New Jersey police officers pursuing a stolen car early Sunday ended up rescuing the driver after the vehicle crashed and burst into flames.
New Jersey’s new crosswalk regulations have been in effect for several months but there is still plenty of confusion for both drivers and pedestrians.
Following nearly 100 pedestrian deaths on roads in New Jersey last year and 81 so far this year, law enforcement officials have been cracking down on pedestrian law violations.