A federal jury in Brooklyn convicted a man Wednesday of luring a 15-year-old girl for sexual activity under the false pretense of offering her a job.
It was like a fireworks ambush as thousands of people looking out toward the Statue of Liberty were suddenly surprised by fireworks much closer.
PATH service between Jersey City’s exchange place and World Trade Center stations is closed this weekend for repairs and upgrades needed to install a new safety system.
Three women were shot early Sunday after two gunmen fired into a crowd outside a housing complex near Jersey City’s downtown, police said.
Prosecutors on Thursday hoped a surveillance video released exclusively to CBS 2 would help solve the murder of a man who tried to help a stranger in Jersey City back in April.
A group of students at St. Aloysius Elementary School in Jersey City were celebrating Friday after they won a national online math competition, beating more than 6,000 schools.
The 16-year-old suspect, who has not been identified, has been charged with aggravated assault, possession of weapon by minors and other charges.
Jersey City Medical Center spokesman Mark Rabson said that the boy, identified as Jaden Thaxton, is moving and talkative. He will remain in the hospital overnight.
The shooting took place near Martin Luther King Drive and Union Street at around 3:30 p.m., police said.
A Jersey City elementary school was evacuated Wednesday morning after someone released what’s believed to be pepper spray inside a classroom.
Jersey City plans to celebrate Independence Day with a free concert at Liberty State Park followed by fireworks with the Statue of Liberty as a backdrop.
John Mercado, 52, faces sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and child abuse charges.
New Jersey Department of Transportation spokesman Steve Shapiro said that commuters have caught on to the idea of using mass transit and changing up their travel plans.
Police in Jersey City are investigating the stabbing death of a community activist whose body was found in an arson fire earlier this week.
Even areas that managed to dodge flash floods were not safe from the storm. In Little Falls, heavy hail pelted cars and forced drivers to keep it slow.