Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop announced plans Monday to distribute rain barrels so residents can capture runoff water.
It was an emotional farewell to a fallen hero. Santiago, 23, was shot and killed in front of a Walgreens last Sunday in what authorities have called an ambush.
Had I been reporting the story, I would not have mentioned his name there — by denying him what he craved most. In fact, when I returned to work Wednesday morning I took to referring to the cold-blooded cop killer as the THUG.
During the service, Mayor Fulop promoted Santiago, who had been on the job since December, to the rank of detective and awarded him the Medal of Honor.
A Jersey City police officer who authorities said was gunned down on Sunday will be posthumously promoted to detective, Mayor Steven Fulop said Wednesday.
Jersey City police have stepped up patrols following two police-involved shootings this week.
Two emergency services police officers were on patrol when they spotted a 25-year-old man carrying a six-foot long, wooden fence post with a sharpened end, authorities said.
The memorial went up in the neighborhood where Campbell, 27, lived. It included candles, balloons and empty liquor bottles. A pair of white t-shirts were taped to a red brick wall, with handwritten messages on them including “thug in peace” and “see you on the other side.”
A temporary memorial was on display Monday in the neighborhood where Lawrence Campbell, 27, lived. It includes candles and balloons.
Three others in the single-family home were able to escape the flames at 296 Fifth Street.
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.