Gun control advocates rallied in Jersey City Saturday, speaking out in the wake of the massacre last month in Newtown, Conn.
Two people escaped injury when their small plane crashed at a northern New Jersey airport.
The nearly 600-page report found that the Pompton Lakes Dam floodgates worked correctly during Hurricane Irene last August and during flooding in March of 2010 and March of 2011.
Some who live in Morris County’s flood-prone areas, such as along Riveredge Road in Lincoln Park, have simply walked away. Their homes are boarded up after one flood too many. Others praying for a buyout, but it’s a struggle.
Torched metal and melted plastic were all that remained of the jungle gym, which was renovated only one year ago.
The suspect has not been identified, but an official says the suspect led state troopers and local officers in Newark and Summit on a chase in a car that had been reported carjacked at gunpoint.
Many in New Jersey are fed up with the frequent flooding in their area and want out.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the entire state through Saturday afternoon.
The situation has become bitterly familiar along the swollen Passaic River: More rain, and more flooding.
Residents in Wallington said they received messages Tuesday morning that evacuations would take place. Some people struggled to make sense of flooding and shocked by the pure scale of the damage.
“Everything is cleaned out. I never expected to see this many people in here,” one shopper in Waretown said. “I came to pick up a couple things and just got all wrapped up in the hype I guess.”
Morris County Prosecutor Robert Bianchi says it appears the man was targeted, noting there’s no evidence to suggest the killing was a random act. And while the victim has been identified, Bianchi declined to release his identity pending family notification.
Morris County Prosecutor Robert Bianchi said police believe the deceased individual to be a Hispanic male in his 20′s or 30′s.
As flood-prone areas of New Jersey began drying out Tuesday, angry residents of flooded areas called again on New Jersey’s leaders to do more to keep their roads and homes dry.
Forecasters said minor to moderate flooding will continue along the Passaic River at Pine Brook and Little Falls and the Rockaway River at Boonton until they begin to recede Tuesday.
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