A prank call that brought a massive response in Union County, N.J., was the subject of a criminal investigation Monday.
Someone called 911 and directed law enforcement to a home on Newark Avenue, where they claimed a Kean University student was holding his brother and sister hostage with a pipe bomb.
Downed trees, utility poles and wires have tangled together in dangerous piles across the neighborhood. Transformers are down, wiping out power to thousands.
There are websites that help travel companions link up. They include erideshare.com and a service from the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
At noon today, it was 47 degrees in Central Park. That has people in the Tri-State Area doings things and going places that would be almost unthinkable for January 31.
A grand jury has indicted Stanley Misiuk, 59, on three counts of promoting prostitution for allegedly bringing women to parties at the Avenel-Colonia First Aid Squad house.